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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt; Lawrence County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Lawrence County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lawrence County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = February 14
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| seat = Mount Vernon
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| building address = Lawrence County Courthouse<br>PO Box 309<br>Mount Vernon, MO 65712<br>Phone: 417.466.2638<br>[http://lawrencecountymoassessor.com/ '''Lawrence County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>&nbsp;<br><br>Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records from 1846; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1846; <br>Probate Judge has probate records from 1846<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lawrence County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1845--'''Lawrence County was&nbsp;created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Barry County, Missouri|Barry]] and&nbsp;[[Dade County, Missouri|Dade]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Mount Vernon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Lawrence County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Barry County, Missouri|Barry]]
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*[[Christian County, Missouri|Christian]]
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*[[Dade County, Missouri|Dade]]
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*[[Greene County, Missouri|Greene]]
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*[[Jasper County, Missouri|Jasper]]
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*[[Newton County, Missouri|Newton]]
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*[[Stone County, Missouri|Stone]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Lawrence_County Lawrence County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Lawrence County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14369 Joplin newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=19965 Neosho newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Lawrence County communities.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Aurora Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Lawrence|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:41, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Lawrence County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Lawrence County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Mount Vernon
Courthouse
Address Lawrence County Courthouse
PO Box 309
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
Phone: 417.466.2638
Lawrence County Website


County Courthouse


 

Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records from 1846;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1846;
Probate Judge has probate records from 1846[1]

History

Parent County

1845--Lawrence County was created 14 February 1845 from Barry and Dade Counties. County seat: Mount Vernon [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lawrence County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lawrence County, Missouri. Page 402 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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