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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Linn-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Linn County Courthouse]<br>108 N High<br>Linneus, MO 64653<br>Phone: 660.895.5417&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1883-1888; <br>County Recorder has marriage and land records from 1842; <br>Clerk Circuit&nbsp;Court has divorce records 1837; Probate Office has <br>probate records from 1840<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Linn County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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See an interactive map of Linn County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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See an interactive map of Linn County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.  
  
 
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rootsweb has a great list of Linn County cemeteries with directions.<br>  
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rootsweb has a great list of Linn County cemeteries with directions.<br>
  
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~molinn/lccem.html<br>  
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http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~molinn/lccem.html<br>
  
 
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=B30UAAAAYAAJ ''The history of Linn county, Missouri: An encyclopedia of useful information''] (1882) is available online free from Google Books.
  
 
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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=5230 Chillicothe newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Linn County communities.<br>
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*The [http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com Archives of The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune] (1889-2009) provides free access to their newspapers online. Their newspapers covered local news that included residents from Linn County communities.
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:28, 17 October 2012

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


County Courthouse

Linn County Courthouse
108 N High
Linneus, MO 64653
Phone: 660.895.5417 

County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1883-1888;
County Recorder has marriage and land records from 1842;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records 1837; Probate Office has
probate records from 1840[1]

History

Parent County

1837--Linn County was created 6 January 1837 from Chariton County. County seat: Linneus [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

rootsweb has a great list of Linn County cemeteries with directions.

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~molinn/lccem.html

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The history of Linn county, Missouri: An encyclopedia of useful information (1882) is available online free from Google Books.

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), Linn 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).