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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Linn_County,_Missouri|Linn County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Linn County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1837
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| founded date = January 6
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| seat = Linneus
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| building address = Linn County Courthouse<br>108 N High<br>Linneus, MO 64653<br>Phone: 660.895.5417<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Linn-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Linn County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>&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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1837--'''Linn County was created 6 January 1837&nbsp;from [[Chariton County, Missouri|Chariton]] County. '''County seat:''' Linneus <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 Linn 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 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Adair County, Missouri|Adair]]
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*[[Chariton County, Missouri|Chariton]]
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*[[Grundy County, Missouri|Grundy]]
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*[[Livingston County, Missouri|Livingston]]
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*[[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]]
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*[[Sullivan County, Missouri|Sullivan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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rootsweb has a great list of Linn County cemeteries with directions.<br>
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http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~molinn/lccem.html<br>
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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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.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Linn_County Linn 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 Linn County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
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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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==== 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>
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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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Linn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Missouri|Missouri}}
  
 
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Revision as of 03:01, 27 February 2013

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Online Records



Linn County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 6, 1837
County Seat Linneus
Courthouse
Address Linn County Courthouse
108 N High
Linneus, MO 64653
Phone: 660.895.5417
Linn County Website


County Courthouse


 

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).