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''This article is about a state of the United States. For other uses, see [[Missouri (disambiguation)]].''
 
 
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}} <div style="padding-left: 1px; float: right; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Missouri page,<br>the Show Me State{{/p}}[[Image:St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg|right|180px|St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
 
}} <div style="padding-left: 1px; float: right; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Missouri page,<br>the Show Me State{{/p}}[[Image:St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg|right|180px|St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
 
Missouri Digital Heritage site:  
 
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*[[Missouri Census#State.2C_territorial.2C_and_colonial_censuses|MO censuses]] go back as early as 1817
 
*[[Missouri Census#State.2C_territorial.2C_and_colonial_censuses|MO censuses]] go back as early as 1817
  
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=== Migration Routes  ===
 
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Mississippi River{{·}} Missouri River{{·}} [[Butterfield Overland Mail]]{{·}} [[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Chicago-Kaskaskia Road]]{{·}} [[Buffalo Trace]]{{·}} [[Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail]]{{·}} [[Nashville-Saline River Trail]]{{·}} [[National Road]] (or Cumberland Road){{·}} [[Oregon Trail]]{{·}} [[Santa Fe Trail]]{{·}} [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]{{·}} [[Texas and Pacific Railway]] [[Image:Missouri.png|right|150px|Missouri.png]]  
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[[Mississippi River]]{{·}} [[Missouri River]]{{·}} [[Butterfield Overland Mail]]{{·}} [[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Chicago-Kaskaskia Road]]{{·}} [[Buffalo Trace]]{{·}} [[Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail]]{{·}} [[Nashville-Saline River Trail]]{{·}} [[National Road]] (or Cumberland Road){{·}} [[Oregon Trail]]{{·}} [[Santa Fe Trail]]{{·}} [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]{{·}} [[Texas and Pacific Railway]] [[Image:Missouri.png|right|150px|Missouri.png]]  
  
 
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=== Researcher Networking  ===
 
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Join a Community of Missouri researchers! Ask questions, help others, and share your research successes on [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Missouri-Genealogy-Research-Community/216269005073385 Facebook] and/or [[Join a Skype Research Community#North_America|Skype]].  
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[[Image:Missouri flag.png|right|150px|Missouri flag.png]]Join a Community of Missouri researchers! Ask questions, help others, and share your research successes on [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Missouri-Genealogy-Research-Community/216269005073385 Facebook] and/or [[Join a Skype Research Community#North_America|Skype]].  
  
 
<br>'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
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*[[Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers' Home Admission Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers; Home Admissions Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers' Home Admission Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers; Home Admissions Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Missouri pages|Many tasks need willing volunteers]]. You can help:<br>
  
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[[Category:Missouri]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]
 
[[Category:Missouri]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]

Revision as of 00:23, 30 July 2013

Missouri Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Missouri Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri

Welcome to the Missouri page,
the Show Me State

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Most unique genealogical features:

Missouri Digital Heritage site:

   How to Find Information about Missouri, United States Genealogy Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

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Online Records


Counties

Independent City:  St. Louis City

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Allen | Arkansas | Ashley | Dodge | Hempstead | Kinderhook | Lillard | Niangua | Rives | Van Buren

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.
Atchison CountyNodaway CountyWorth CountyHarrison CountyMercer CountyPutnam CountySchuyler CountyScotland CountyClark CountyHolt CountyAndrew CountyGentry CountyGrundy CountySullivan CountyAdair CountyKnox CountyDeKalb CountyDaviess CountyLinn CountyLivingston CountyMacon CountyShelby CountyMarion CountyLewis CountyBuchanan CountyClinton CountyCaldwell CountyChariton CountyRandolph CountyMonroe CountyRalls CountyPlatte CountyClay CountyRay CountyCarroll CountyPike CountyAudrain CountyHoward CountyBoone CountyJackson CountyLafayette CountySaline CountyCass CountyJohnson CountyPettis CountyCooper CountyMoniteau CountyCole CountyCallaway CountyMontgomery CountyLincoln CountyWarren CountySt. Charles CountyBates CountyVernon CountyBarton CountyJasper CountyNewton CountyMcDonald CountyHenry CountySt. Clair CountyCedar CountyDade CountyLawrence CountyBarry CountyBenton CountyHickory CountyPolk CountyGreene CountyChristian CountyStone CountyMorgan CountyCamden CountyDallas CountyLaclede CountyWebster CountyTaney CountyWright CountyDouglas CountyOzark CountyMiller CountyOsage CountyGasconade CountyFranklin CountySt. Louis CountyMaries CountySt. Louis CityPulaski CountyPhelps CountyCrawford CountyWashington CountyJefferson CountySt. Francois CountySte. Genevieve CountyPerry CountyDent CountyIron CountyMadison CountyTexas CountyReynolds CountyHowell CountyShannon CountyOregon CountyCarter CountyRipley CountyWayne CountyBollinger CountyCape Girardeau CountyButler CountyStoddard CountyScott CountyMississippi CountyNew Madrid CountyDunklin CountyPemiscot CountyMissouri-county-map.gif

Major Repositories

Missouri Historical Society Library · State Historical Society of Missouri · Missouri State Archives · Mercantile Library · Mid-Continent Public Library · St. Louis County Library · Wilson Creek National Battlefield Park · National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City) · National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis) · Newberry Library University of Missouri Digital Library 

Migration Routes

Mississippi River · Missouri River · Butterfield Overland Mail · California Trail · Chicago-Kaskaskia Road · Buffalo Trace · Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail · Mormon Trail · Nashville-Saline River Trail · National Road (or Cumberland Road) · Oregon Trail · Santa Fe Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Texas and Pacific Railway
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Featured Content

The St. Louis Public Library has a searchable obituary index online, as well as a listing of more than 3,000 surnames of published family histories available in their collections.  Issues of the Gateway Family Historian newsletter are available in PDF format for 2005-2011. The library also has an extensive collection of ships' passenger lists.

Researcher Networking

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Join a Community of Missouri researchers! Ask questions, help others, and share your research successes on Facebook and/or Skype.


Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:


Obtain additional help

Help with the Missouri Wiki pages

Wiki Volunteers Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need willing volunteers. You can help:

  • Expand county articles
  • Check links on pages
  • ...and more

Find more opportunities to help with the Missouri pages.


To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here: