Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy
Guide to Lincoln County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Lincoln County, Missouri|
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
|Founded||December 14, 1818|
|Address|| Lincoln County Courthouse|
201 Main Street
Troy, MO 63379
Lincoln County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County Recorder has marriage records from 1825, land,
death and burial records; Pro Judge has probate records
from 1823; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records
See an interactive map of Lincoln County border changes at N2Genealogy.
- The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
- Map of Lincoln County townships (Histopolis)
- The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Lincoln County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
- 1825-1879 - Lincoln County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1825-1879. Batch M515341 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1865-1881 - Lincoln County Marriage Index 1865-1881. Batch M515343 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1879-1885 - Lincoln County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1879-1885. Batch M515342 at FamilySearch - free.
- Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
- 1883 - Lincoln County Death Index 1883. Batch B515874 at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Missouri. Page 402 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.