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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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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==== Church  ====
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==== 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  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== 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=5230 Chillicothe newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Linn County communities.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
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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>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 02:01, 21 June 2011

Template:Missouri-stub United States  > Missouri > Linn County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Linn County was created 6 January 1837 from Chariton County. County seat: Linneus [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Maps

Map of Linn County townships (Histopolis)

The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Linn County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.

Military

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Chillicothe newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Linn County communities.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).