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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mercer_County,_Missouri|Mercer County]]''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt; Mercer County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Mercer 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 = Mercer County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = February 14
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| seat = Princeton
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| building address = Mercer County Courthouse<br>802 E Main Street<br>Princeton, MO 64673<br>Phone: 660.748.34215<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Mercer-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Mercer County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><br>County Clerk has birth&nbsp;records 1883-1894 and death records<br>1883-1891; Clerk Circuit Court has marriage,&nbsp;divorce, court<br>&nbsp;land records; Circuit Court, division 2, has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mercer County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1845--'''Mercer County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Grundy County, Missouri|Grundy]] County. '''County seat:''' Princeton <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 Mercer County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== 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>
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Decatur County, Iowa|Decatur County, Iowa]]
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*[[Grundy County, Missouri|Grundy]]
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*[[Harrison County, Missouri|Harrison]]
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*[[Putnam County, Missouri|Putnam]]
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*[[Sullivan County, Missouri|Sullivan]]
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*[[Wayne County, Iowa|Wayne County, Iowa]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Mercer_County Mercer 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 Mercer County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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>
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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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+Mercer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:45, 15 March 2013

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

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Online Records



Mercer County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Princeton
Courthouse
Address Mercer County Courthouse
802 E Main Street
Princeton, MO 64673
Phone: 660.748.34215
Mercer County Website


County Courthouse



County Clerk has birth records 1883-1894 and death records
1883-1891; Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, court
 land records; Circuit Court, division 2, has probate records[1]


History

Parent County

1845--Mercer County was created 14 February 1845 from Grundy County. County seat: Princeton [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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), Mercer County, Missouri. Page 403 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).
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