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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Miller County'''
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Guide to '''Miller 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 = Miller County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1837
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| founded date = February 6
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| seat = Tuscumbia
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| building address = Miller County Courthouse<br>PO Box 12; <br>Tuscumbia, MO 65082; <br>Phone: 573.369.2731<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Miller-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Miller County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
*[http://extension.missouri.edu/p/UED6065 Miller County Courthouse] (University of Missouri Extension)
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<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>
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/courthouselover/4852063886/ Old Miller County Courthouse] (Flickr)
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Miller County, Missouri was organized 6 February 1837. The county was named after Congressman and Missouri governor John Miller.  
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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: [http://www.millercountymuseum.org/schultz_gerald.html HISTORY].  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1837--'''Miller County was created 6 February 1837&nbsp;from [[Cole County, Missouri|Cole]]&nbsp;and Pulaski Counties. '''County seat:''' Tuscumbia <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1837--'''Miller County was created 6 February 1837&nbsp;from [[Cole County, Missouri|Cole]]&nbsp;and Pulaski Counties. '''County seat:''' Tuscumbia <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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*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html Interactive map of Missouri county boundary changes], including Miller County&nbsp;(n2genealogy)
 
*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html Interactive map of Missouri county boundary changes], including Miller County&nbsp;(n2genealogy)
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.millerbaptistassociation.com/ Miller County Baptist Association
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*[http://www.millerbaptistassociation.com/ Miller County Baptist Association]
 
*''Minutes of the . . . Annual Session of the Miller County Association of Baptist Churches, 1891-1957''. Aurora Springs, MO: Cresset Job Print. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/minutes-of-the-annual-session-of-the-miller-county-association-of-baptist-churches-1891-1957/oclc/48462288&referer=brief_results WorldCat]
 
*''Minutes of the . . . Annual Session of the Miller County Association of Baptist Churches, 1891-1957''. Aurora Springs, MO: Cresset Job Print. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/minutes-of-the-annual-session-of-the-miller-county-association-of-baptist-churches-1891-1957/oclc/48462288&referer=brief_results WorldCat]
  
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==== Maps<br>  ====
 
==== 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]
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*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]  
*[http://libremap.org/data/state/missouri/ Libre Map Project] (detailed online topographic maps of Miller County)
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*[http://libremap.org/data/state/missouri/ Libre Map Project] (detailed online topographic maps of Miller County)  
 
*[http://www.modot.mo.gov/newsandinfo/documents/countymaps/miller.pdf Miller County Highway Map] (pdf; MO Department of Transportation)  
 
*[http://www.modot.mo.gov/newsandinfo/documents/countymaps/miller.pdf Miller County Highway Map] (pdf; MO Department of Transportation)  
 
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Miller_County Miller County, Missouri] (maps of townships, communities, etc.; Histopolis)  
 
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Miller_County Miller County, Missouri] (maps of townships, communities, etc.; Histopolis)  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Missouri&county=Miller&city=&year1=1690&year2=2011&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Chronicling America list of historic Miller County newspapers] (Chronicling America at the Library of Congress)
 
*[http://www.vernonpublishing.com/Autogram-Sentinel/Main/ ''Miller County Autogram-Sentinel''], Eldon, MO (current newspaper)  
 
*[http://www.vernonpublishing.com/Autogram-Sentinel/Main/ ''Miller County Autogram-Sentinel''], Eldon, MO (current newspaper)  
*[http://shs.umsystem.edu/newspaper/newspapercatalog/millercounty.shtml Miller County, Missouri Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society] (State Historical Society, Columbia, MO)
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*[http://shs.umsystem.edu/newspaper/newspapercatalog/millercounty.shtml Miller County, Missouri Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society] (State Historical Society, Columbia, MO)  
 
*[http://www.millercountymuseum.org/obituaries.html Miller County Obituaries] (Miller County Museum &amp; Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.millercountymuseum.org/obituaries.html Miller County Obituaries] (Miller County Museum &amp; Historical Society)  
 
*[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)  
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
  
*[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 records) (Missouri State Archives)''
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*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri Birth &amp; Death Records Database, Pre-1910]&nbsp;(very incomplete, but searching for Miller County without entering a name yields 2,258 birth records) (Missouri State Archives)
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
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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/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>  
 
*[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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[http://heartland.lib.mo.us/ Heartland Regional Library System] (Miller and Maries Counties)
 
*[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
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites<br>  ==
 
== Web Sites<br>  ==
  
 
*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Miller|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>  
 
*{{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)
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*[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)  
 
*[http://www.emslanders.com/MillerCoMO.htm Miller County, Missouri] (Emslanders to the American Mid-West)  
 
*[http://www.emslanders.com/MillerCoMO.htm Miller County, Missouri] (Emslanders to the American Mid-West)  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Guide to Miller County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Miller County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 6, 1837
County Seat Tuscumbia
Courthouse
Address Miller County Courthouse
PO Box 12;
Tuscumbia, MO 65082;
Phone: 573.369.2731
Miller County Website


County Courthouse


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).