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Revision as of 09:43, 2 August 2011

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png 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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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).