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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=14369 Joplin newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=19965 Neosho newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from McDonald County communities.<br>
 
*[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=14369 Joplin newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=19965 Neosho newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from McDonald County communities.<br>
  
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Revision as of 20:02, 6 June 2013

United States go to Missouri go to McDonald County

Guide to McDonald County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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McDonald County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 3, 1849
County Seat Pinneville
Courthouse
Address McDonald County Courthouse
Hwy W;
Pinneville, MO 64856-0665
Phone: 417.223.4717
McDonald County Website


County Courthouse


 
Recorder Deeds has marriage records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and 
land records; probate Judge has probate
records[1]

History

Parent County

1849--McDonald County was created 3 March 1849 from Newton County. County seat: Pineville. [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
  • 1853-1860 - McDonald County Birth Index 1853-1860. Batch C515351 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1883-1887 - McDonald County Birth Index 1883-1887. Batch C515404 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1865-1885 - McDonald County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1865-1885. Batch M515351 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
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), McDonald 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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.
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