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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Miller County'''
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<br>''[[United States|[[Image:Map Miller County, Missouri.png|right|300x220px|Map Miller County, Missouri.png]]United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Miller_County,_Missouri|Miller County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
== County Courthouse<br>&nbsp; [[Image:Mill Creek Swinging Bridge.jpg|frame|right|300x300px]] ==
 
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Miller-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Miller County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 12; <br>Tuscumbia, MO 65082; <br>Phone: 573.369.2731 <br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891;<br>County Recorder has marriage and divorce<br>records; Probate Judge has probate records<br>&nbsp;Clerk Circuit &nbsp;Court has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miller 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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[http://www.courtreference.com/Miller-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Miller County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 12; <br>Tuscumbia, MO 65082; <br>Phone: 573.369.2731 <br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891;<br>County Recorder has marriage and divorce<br>records; Probate Judge has probate records<br>&nbsp;Clerk Circuit &nbsp;Court has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miller County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
{{Miller County, Missouri}}<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''To see a list of places in Miller County, click on [Show], in the bar above.'''<br>
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{{Miller County, Missouri}}<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''To see a list of places in Miller County, click on [Show], in the bar above.'''<br>  
  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/miller/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries] (Genealogy Trails)  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/miller/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries] (Genealogy Trails)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~momiller/ Cemeteries] (scroll down in page; GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~momiller/ Cemeteries] (scroll down in page; GenWeb)  
*[http://www.millercountymuseum.org/cemeteries.html Cemeteries of Miller County] (Miller County Museum &amp; Historical Society)<br>
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*[http://www.millercountymuseum.org/cemeteries.html Cemeteries of Miller County] (Miller County Museum &amp; Historical Society)<br>  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/miller/millecem.html Cemetery Records] (USGenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/miller/millecem.html Cemetery Records] (USGenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1462 Cemetery Search Results] (for Miller County) (Find A Grave)  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1462 Cemetery Search Results] (for Miller County) (Find A Grave)  
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*Jenkins, Clyde Lee, and Clayton Edwin Jenkins. ''Judge Jenkins' History of Miller County, Missouri''. Tuscumbia, MO?: Clayton Edwin Jenkins, 1995. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/judge-jenkins-history-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/39395283&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
 
*Jenkins, Clyde Lee, and Clayton Edwin Jenkins. ''Judge Jenkins' History of Miller County, Missouri''. Tuscumbia, MO?: Clayton Edwin Jenkins, 1995. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/judge-jenkins-history-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/39395283&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
 
*''Miller County History and Vittles''. Tuscumbia, MO: Miller County Historical Society, 1991. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/miller-county-heritage-and-vittles/oclc/52718200&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
 
*''Miller County History and Vittles''. Tuscumbia, MO: Miller County Historical Society, 1991. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/miller-county-heritage-and-vittles/oclc/52718200&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
*''Osage River Country: A History of the People and Places of Miller County, Missouri''. Tuscumbia, MO: Miller County Historical Society, 1995. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/osage-river-country-a-history-of-the-people-and-places-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/34874716&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>
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*''Osage River Country: A History of the People and Places of Miller County, Missouri''. Tuscumbia, MO: Miller County Historical Society, 1995. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/osage-river-country-a-history-of-the-people-and-places-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/34874716&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>  
 
*Schultz, Gerard. ''A History of Miller County, Missouri''. Jefferson City, MO: Midland Printing Co., 1933.&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/8886294&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
 
*Schultz, Gerard. ''A History of Miller County, Missouri''. Jefferson City, MO: Midland Printing Co., 1933.&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/8886294&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
 
*Warman-Starlings, Kelly, and Kirk D. Warman. ''The Ghost Towns of Central Missouri: Cole, Miller &amp; Moniteau Counties''. Jefferson City, MO: Ketch's Printing, 1994?. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/ghost-towns-of-central-missouri-cole-miller-moniteau-counties/oclc/32636941&referer=brief_results WorldCat]
 
*Warman-Starlings, Kelly, and Kirk D. Warman. ''The Ghost Towns of Central Missouri: Cole, Miller &amp; Moniteau Counties''. Jefferson City, MO: Ketch's Printing, 1994?. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/ghost-towns-of-central-missouri-cole-miller-moniteau-counties/oclc/32636941&referer=brief_results WorldCat]
  
==== Maps<br> ====
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==== Maps<br> ====
  
 
*Boyd, Gregory A. ''Family Maps of Miller County, Missouri''. Norman, OK: Arphax Publishing Co., 2006. [http://www.arphax.com/ac/-P163.aspx Publisher] |&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/family-maps-of-miller-county-missouri-with-homesteads-roads-waterways-towns-cemeteries-railroads-and-more/oclc/664761282&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
 
*Boyd, Gregory A. ''Family Maps of Miller County, Missouri''. Norman, OK: Arphax Publishing Co., 2006. [http://www.arphax.com/ac/-P163.aspx Publisher] |&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/family-maps-of-miller-county-missouri-with-homesteads-roads-waterways-towns-cemeteries-railroads-and-more/oclc/664761282&referer=brief_results WorldCat]  
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*[http://www.zipmap.net/Missouri/Miller_County.htm Miller County, Missouri Zip Code Boundary Map]  
 
*[http://www.zipmap.net/Missouri/Miller_County.htm Miller County, Missouri Zip Code Boundary Map]  
 
*[http://www.emslanders.com/MillerCoMO.htm Miller County Townships] (simple outline map; scroll down in page)  
 
*[http://www.emslanders.com/MillerCoMO.htm Miller County Townships] (simple outline map; scroll down in page)  
*''Plat Book of Miller County, Missouri.&nbsp;''Rockford, IL: W.W. Hixson &amp; Co., date uncertain, abt late 1920s-early 1930s. [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?c=platic;sort=platic_ti;sid=18687e4ee0832f25fdf27deff08e0cd6;q1=miller;rgn1=platic_ti;size=20;start=1;type=boolean;view=thumbnail University of Missouri Digital Library] (digital copy) | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/plat-book-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/8269147&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>
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*''Plat Book of Miller County, Missouri.&nbsp;''Rockford, IL: W.W. Hixson &amp; Co., date uncertain, abt late 1920s-early 1930s. [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?c=platic;sort=platic_ti;sid=18687e4ee0832f25fdf27deff08e0cd6;q1=miller;rgn1=platic_ti;size=20;start=1;type=boolean;view=thumbnail University of Missouri Digital Library] (digital copy) | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/plat-book-of-miller-county-missouri/oclc/8269147&referer=brief_results WorldCat]<br>  
 
*''Standard Atlas of Miller County''. Chicago: Alden Publishing Co., 1905.
 
*''Standard Atlas of Miller County''. Chicago: Alden Publishing Co., 1905.
  
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*[http://www.newspaperobituaries.net/missouri/miller-county.htm Miller County, Missouri Obituaries] (NewspaperObituaries.net)  
 
*[http://www.newspaperobituaries.net/missouri/miller-county.htm Miller County, Missouri Obituaries] (NewspaperObituaries.net)  
 
*[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/mo/mo-miller1.htm Miscellaneous Miller County Obituaries] (Obit Central)  
 
*[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/mo/mo-miller1.htm Miscellaneous Miller County Obituaries] (Obit Central)  
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Miller County communities.<br>
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Miller County communities.<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~momiller/newspapers.htm Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society of Missouri] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~momiller/newspapers.htm Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society of Missouri] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/miller/milleobi.html Obituary Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/miller/milleobi.html Obituary Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri Birth &amp; Death Records Database, Pre-1910] (very incomplete, but searching for Miller County without entering a name yields 646 death records) (Missouri State Archives)  
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri Birth &amp; Death Records Database, Pre-1910] (very incomplete, but searching for Miller County without entering a name yields 646 death records) (Missouri State Archives)  
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1960] (online digital scans; searching for Miller County without entering a name yields 6,437 records) (Missouri State Archives)<br>
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*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1960] (online digital scans; searching for Miller County without entering a name yields 6,437 records) (Missouri State Archives)<br>  
 
*See also Newspapers &gt; Obituaries (above)
 
*See also Newspapers &gt; Obituaries (above)
  
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*[http://www.millercountymuseum.org/ Miller County Museum], Home of Miller County Historical Society
 
*[http://www.millercountymuseum.org/ Miller County Museum], Home of Miller County Historical Society
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites<br> ==
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== Web Sites<br> ==
  
*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Miller|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Miller|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Miller/ Miller County Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Miller/ Miller County Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~momiller/ Miller County GenWeb] (MOGenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~momiller/ Miller County GenWeb] (MOGenWeb)  

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County Courthouse

Miller County Courthouse
PO Box 12;
Tuscumbia, MO 65082;
Phone: 573.369.2731

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891;
County Recorder has marriage and divorce
records; Probate Judge has probate records
 Clerk Circuit  Court has court records[1]

History

Miller County, Missouri was organized 6 February 1837. The county was named after Congressman and Missouri governor John Miller. You will find more history by selecting: HISTORY.

Parent County

1837--Miller County was created 6 February 1837 from Cole and Pulaski Counties. County seat: Tuscumbia [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities


          To see a list of places in Miller County, click on [Show], in the bar above.


Populated Places

Townships:

Communities:

Resources

For more about Miller County populated places, see the following:

Resources

General

Cemeteries

General
  • Cemeteries (Genealogy Trails)
  • Cemeteries (scroll down in page; GenWeb)
  • Cemeteries of Miller County (Miller County Museum & Historical Society)
  • Cemetery Records (USGenWeb Archives)
  • Cemetery Search Results (for Miller County) (Find A Grave)
  • Ellsberry, Elizabeth Prather. Cemetery Records of Miller County, Missouri. Chillicothe, MO: Self-published, n.d. WorldCat
  • Equality Township, Miller County, Missouri. [no publication data, 1970s] (cemetery records). WorldCat
  • Franklin Township, Miller County, Missouri. [no publication data, 1970s] (cemetery records). WorldCat
  • Glaize Township, Miller County, Missouri. [no publication data, 1970s] (cemetery records). WorldCat
  • Jim Henry Township, Miller County, Missouri. [no publication data, 1970s] (cemetery records). WorldCat
  • Kelsay, Carl G. Tombstone Inscriptions, Miller County, Missouri. Rocky Mount, MO?: Self-published, 1972?. WorldCat
  • Kelsay, Carl G., et al. Index to Cemeteries, Miller County, Missouri. Rocky Mount, MO: [s.n.], 1972?. WorldCat
  • Miller County (The Tombstone Transcription Project)
  • Miller County Cemeteries (ePodunk)
  • Miller County Cemetery Records (Interment.net)
  • Osage Township, Miller County, Missouri. [no publication data, 1970s] (cemetery records). WorldCat
  • Richwoods Township, Miller County, Missouri. [no publication data, 1970s] (cemetery records). WorldCat
  • Saline Township, Miller County, Missouri. [no publication data, 1970s] (cemetery records). WorldCat
Specific cemeteries
  • Eldon Cemetery: Yarnell, Ilene Sims. Eldon, Mo. Cemetery, Miller County. Versailles, MO: Self-published, 196-?. WorldCat
  • Tol Wood Cemetery: Arnel, James, and Karen Arnel. Tol Wood Cemetery, Franklin Township, Miller County, Missouri. Wichita, KS: Self-published, 2003. WorldCat

Census

General
1840
  • 1840 Census (GenWeb)
  • McKinley, Robert L. 1840 Census of Miller County, Missouri with Annotations. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997. WorldCat
1850
  • 1850 Census (GenWeb): Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Index
  • Ellsberry, Elizabeth Prather. Miller County, Missouri 1850 Federal Census. Chillicothe, MO: Self-published, n.d. WorldCat
  • Strange, Gaylord. 1850 & 1860 Census, Miller County, Missouri. Eldon, MO: Self-published, 1986?. WorldCat
1860
  • Ellsberry, Elizabeth Prather. 1860 Census for Miller County, Missouri. Chillicothe, MO: Self-published, n.d. WorldCat
  • Strange, Gaylord. 1850 & 1860 Census, Miller County, Missouri. Eldon, MO: Self-published, 1986?. WorldCat
1870
  • Strange, Gaylord, 1870 Census, Miller County, Missouri. Eldon, MO: Self-published, 198-?. WorldCat
1880
  • Strange, Gaylord. 1880 Census, Miller County, Missouri. Eldon, MO: Self-published, 1986?. WorldCat
1900
1920

Church

Court

Education

Genealogies and Biographies

General
  • Family Histories (at Library of the Miller County Historical Society)
  • Hake, Peggy Smith. Pioneer Families of Miller County, Missouri: A Journey to the Past. St. Elizabeth, MO: Self-published, 2000. WorldCat | Index
Specific families

Land

Local Histories

  • Hake, Peggy Smith. They Left a Legacy: Historical Stories of Miller County, Missouri. St. Elizabeth, MO: Self-published, 1991. WorldCat
  • History of Miller County (Welcome to Miller County website)
  • Jenkins, Clyde Lee. Judge Jenkins' History of Miller County, Missouri. Tuscumbia, MO, 1971. WorldCat
  • Jenkins, Clyde Lee, and Clayton Edwin Jenkins. Judge Jenkins' History of Miller County, Missouri. Tuscumbia, MO?: Clayton Edwin Jenkins, 1995. WorldCat
  • Miller County History and Vittles. Tuscumbia, MO: Miller County Historical Society, 1991. WorldCat
  • Osage River Country: A History of the People and Places of Miller County, Missouri. Tuscumbia, MO: Miller County Historical Society, 1995. WorldCat
  • Schultz, Gerard. A History of Miller County, Missouri. Jefferson City, MO: Midland Printing Co., 1933. WorldCat
  • Warman-Starlings, Kelly, and Kirk D. Warman. The Ghost Towns of Central Missouri: Cole, Miller & Moniteau Counties. Jefferson City, MO: Ketch's Printing, 1994?. WorldCat

Maps

Military

General
Civil War
World War II

Miscellaneous

  • Hake, Peggy Smith. Book of Marks and Brands, Miller County, Missouri, 1837-1856. St. Elizabeth, MO: Self-published, n.d. WorldCatInternet Archive (digital copy)

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • Barnhouse, August F., and Carl G. Kelsay. Marriages, Miller County, Missouri. Eldon, MO: A.F. Barnhouse, 1984?. WorldCat
  • Hickok, Thelma Scott. Index to Marriages of Miller County, Missouri. Eldon, MO: Barnhouse and Kelsay, 1973-1974. WorldCat
  • Marriage Transcriptions (GenWeb)
  • Marriages of Miller and Maries Counties (Miller County Museum & Historical Society)
  • Strange, Gaylord. Marriages, Miller County, Missouri. Eldon, MO: Self-published, n.d. WorldCat
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miller 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).