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*The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has burial records for the [http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov Missouri Veterans Cemetery at {{nowrap|Higginsville, Mo}}] and other Veterans Affairs National Cemeteries around the country. The Confederate Home Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo is not available at this site, but records submitted by the general public are available on [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=304493 Find A Grave.com].
  
 
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Revision as of 12:18, 25 June 2011

Template:Missouri-stub United States  > Missouri > Lafayette County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1820--Lafayette County was created 16 November 1820 from Cooper County. County seat: Lexington [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has burial records for the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville, Mo and other Veterans Affairs National Cemeteries around the country. The Confederate Home Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo is not available at this site, but records submitted by the general public are available on Find A Grave.com.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of Lafayette County townships (Histopolis)

The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Lafayette County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.

Military

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Sedalia newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Lafayette County residents.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).