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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt; McDonald County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[McDonald_County,_Missouri|McDonald County]]''
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Guide to '''McDonald County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = McDonald County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1849
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| founded date = March 3
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| seat = Pinneville
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| building address = McDonald County Courthouse<br>Hwy W; <br>Pinneville, MO 64856-0665<br>Phone: 417.223.4717<br>[http://mcdonaldcountygov.com/ '''McDonald County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>&nbsp;<br>Recorder Deeds has marriage records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and&nbsp;<br>land records; probate Judge has probate<br>records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McDonald County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
McDonald County was created in 1849 from Newton County.
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'''1849--'''McDonald County was created 3 March 1849&nbsp;from [[Newton County, Missouri|Newton]] County. '''County seat:''' Pineville. <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 McDonald 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 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Barry County, Missouri|Barry]]
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*[[Benton County, Arkansas|Benton County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Delaware County, Oklahoma|Delaware County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Newton County, Missouri|Newton]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Oklahoma|Ottawa County, Oklahoma]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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BillionGraves
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158571 Cowan Cemetery, Center]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158572 Fox Cemetery, Powell] East of Powell.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158698 Hagee Road Cemetery, Anderson East]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148143 Pineville Cemetery, Pineville North]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158847 Roller Cemetery, Powell]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.mcdonaldcohistory.org McDonald County], Missouri County Historical Society
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An [http://books.google.com/books?id=8n8UAAAAYAAJ ''Illustrated history of McDonald County, Missouri: from the earliest ...''] by J.A. Sturges (1897) is available online free from Google Books.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/McDonald_County McDonald 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 McDonald 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=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>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1853-1860''' - McDonald County Birth Index 1853-1860. Batch {{IGI|C515351}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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*'''1883-1887''' - McDonald County Birth Index 1883-1887. Batch {{IGI|C515404}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1865-1885''' - McDonald County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1865-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515351}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203244&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+McDonald&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+McDonald|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:McDonald_County,_Missouri]]
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Revision as of 18:58, 23 April 2013

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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

McDonald County, Missouri County Historical Society

An Illustrated history of McDonald County, Missouri: from the earliest ... by J.A. Sturges (1897) is available online free from Google Books.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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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