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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt; Mississippi County'' <br>
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:''This article is about a southeastern county of Missouri. For other uses, see [[Mississippi (disambiguation)]]''.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi_County,_Missouri|Mississippi County]]''
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Guide to '''Mississippi 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 = Mississippi 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 = Charleston
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| building address = Missippi County Courthouse<br> PO Box 304; <br>Charleston, MO 63834-0304<br>Phone: 573.683.2146<br>[http://www.misscomo.net/ '''Mississippi County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce and court records; <br>Probate &nbsp;Judge has probate records County Recorder has<br>has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mississippi 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1845--'''Mississippi County was created 14 February 1845 from [[Scott_County,_Missouri|Scott]] County. '''County seat:''' Charleston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1845--'''Mississippi County was created 14 February 1845 from [[Scott County, Missouri|Scott]] County. '''County seat:''' Charleston <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 Mississippi 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  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alexander_County,_Illinois|Alexander County, Illinois]]
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*[[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander County, Illinois]]  
*[[Ballard_County,_Kentucky|Ballard County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Ballard County, Kentucky|Ballard County, Kentucky]]  
*[[Carlisle_County,_Kentucky|Carlisle County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Carlisle County, Kentucky|Carlisle County, Kentucky]]  
*[[Fulton_County,_Kentucky|Fulton County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Fulton County, Kentucky|Fulton County, Kentucky]]  
*[[Hickman_County,_Kentucky|Hickman County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Hickman County, Kentucky|Hickman County, Kentucky]]  
*[[New_Madrid_County,_Missouri|New Madrid]]
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*[[New Madrid County, Missouri|New Madrid]]  
*[[Scott_County,_Missouri|Scott]]
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*[[Scott County, Missouri|Scott]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Mississippi_County Mississippi 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 Mississippi County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Mississippi County<br>
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*November 7, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo009.htm Belmont]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref><br>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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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>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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=203256&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Mississippi&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:46, 15 March 2013

This article is about a southeastern county of Missouri. For other uses, see Mississippi (disambiguation).

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records



Mississippi County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Charleston
Courthouse
Address Missippi County Courthouse
PO Box 304;
Charleston, MO 63834-0304
Phone: 573.683.2146
Mississippi County Website


County Courthouse



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

History

Parent County

1845--Mississippi County was created 14 February 1845 from Scott County. County seat: Charleston [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Mississippi County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

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), Mississippi 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)
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