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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lewis_County,_Missouri|Lewis County]]''  
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Guide to '''Lewis 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 = Lewis County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1833
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| founded date = January 2
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| seat = Monticello
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| building address = Lewis County Courthouse<br>100 E Lafayette Street<br>Monticello, MO 63457<br>Phone: 573.767.5205<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Lewis-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Lewis County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce and land records; <br>Probate Judge has probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lewis County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Lewis County was formed in 1833 from Marion County.
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'''1833--'''Lewis County was created 2 January 1833 from [[Marion County, Missouri|Marion]] County. '''County seat:''' Monticello <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 Lewis County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== 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>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Adams County, Illinois|Adams County, Illinois]]
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*[[Clark County, Missouri|Clark]]
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*[[Hancock County, Illinois|Hancock County, Illinois]]
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*[[Knox County, Missouri|Knox]]
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*[[Marion County, Missouri|Marion]]
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*[[Shelby County, Missouri|Shelby]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Lewis_County Lewis 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 Lewis County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1832-1866''' - Lewis County Birth Index, Volumes 1 thru 3, 1832-1866. Batch {{IGI|C515331}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1833-1877''' - Lewis County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1833-1877. Batch {{IGI|M515331}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1877-1885''' - Lewis County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1877-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515332}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203189&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Lewis&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Lewis|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Lewis_County,_Missouri]]
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Revision as of 15:55, 23 April 2013

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

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Online Records



Lewis County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 2, 1833
County Seat Monticello
Courthouse
Address Lewis County Courthouse
100 E Lafayette Street
Monticello, MO 63457
Phone: 573.767.5205
Lewis County Website


County Courthouse


 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce and land records;
Probate Judge has probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1833--Lewis County was created 2 January 1833 from Marion County. County seat: Monticello [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lewis 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
  • 1832-1866 - Lewis County Birth Index, Volumes 1 thru 3, 1832-1866. Batch C515331 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1833-1877 - Lewis County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1833-1877. Batch M515331 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1877-1885 - Lewis County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1877-1885. Batch M515332 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
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), Lewis 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.
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