Livingston County, Missouri Genealogy

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Livingston County, Missouri
Map
Facts
Founded January 6, 1837
County Seat Chillicothe
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

  • Livingston County was formed in 1837 from Carroll County. Named after Hon. Edward Livingston, the 11th Secretary of State of the United States under President Andrew Jackson. History of Livingston County


  • You've heard of the "greatest thing since sliced bread. It was recently discovered that sliced bread was first offered for sale - ever - in Chillicothe, Missouri. A product of the Chillicothe Baking Company, it was sliced on a machine called the Rohwedder Bread Slicer. Invented by Iowa inventor, Otto Rohwedder, the bread slicer was put into practice in 1928 in beautiful downtown Chillicothe.

Parent County

1837--Livingston County was created 6 January 1837 from Carroll County. County seat: Chillicothe [1]

Boundary Changes

  • See an interactive map of Livingston County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Find A Grave Find A Grave has 95 cemeteries listed in Livingston County. There are also pictures of several headstones.

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190022,302
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  • An article about the Federal and State Census Records that exist for Missouri. Missouri Census
  • No State Census Records exist for Livingston County, Missouri.
  • This article was written by G. David Dilts. It deals with finding elusive ancestors in the census. He gave this presentation at the Atlanta Family History expo in 2010. Finding Elusive Ancestors

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The Livingston County Library has a web paged titled Livingston County History. The site has County History, Communitiy Histories, Biographies, and a few Genealogy links.

Maps

Migration

Military

  • This link is an index of Missouri Confederate Casualties. It is taken from the Offical Records of the Civil War in the National Archives Missouri Confederate Casualties

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • Name index to marriage records from the state of Missouri, 1750-1920. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers Missouri, Marriages 1750-1920
Deaths


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • MOGenWeb project May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.

References

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