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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Moniteau_County,_Missouri|Moniteau County]]''
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Guide to '''Moniteau County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Moniteau 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 = [[California, Missouri|California]]
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| building image = MissouriMoniteauCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Moniteau County Courthouse<br> 200 East Main Street<br>California, Mo 65018<br>Phone: 573-796-4661<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Moniteau-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Moniteau County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Moniteau County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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|  width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']] '''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Moniteau-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Moniteau County Courthouse]<br>200 East Main Street<br>California, Mo 65018<br>Phone: 573-796-4661<br>
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Recorder of deeds has marriage and land records from 1845; Probate Court has probate records from 1845. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Moniteau County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
 
Recorder of deeds has marriage and land records <br>from 1845; Probate Court has probate records <br>from 1845<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Moniteau 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--'''Moniteau County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Cole County, Missouri|Cole]] and [[Morgan County, Missouri|Morgan]] Counties. '''County seat:''' California <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1845''' Moniteau County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]] and [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]] Counties. '''County seat:''' California <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*See an interactive map of Moniteau County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, California|place|disp=California}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Cedron|place|disp=Cedron}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Clarksburg|place|disp=Clarksburg}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Enon|place|disp=Enon}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Fortuna|place|disp=Fortuna}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, High Point|place|disp=High Point}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Jamestown|place|disp=Jamestown}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Linn Township|place|disp=Linn Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Lupus|place|disp=Lupus}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, McGirk|place|disp=McGirk}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Moreau Township|place|disp=Moreau Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Sandy Hook|place|disp=Sandy Hook}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Tipton|place|disp=Tipton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Walker Township|place|disp=Walker Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Willow Fork|place|disp=Willow Fork}}
  
 
*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 Missouri Counties.<br>
 
*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 Missouri Counties.<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Boone County, Missouri|Boone]]  
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[[Boone County, Missouri Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]] {{•}} [[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy|Cooper]] {{•}} [[Miller County, Missouri Genealogy|Miller]] {{•}} [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]]  
*[[Cole County, Missouri|Cole]]  
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{{MOMoniteau, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]]  
 
*[[Miller County, Missouri|Miller]]  
 
*[[Morgan County, Missouri|Morgan]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Biographies  ====
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*All of the family biographies from the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/moniteau-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp History of Moniteau County, Missouri] (1889) by Goodspeed Publishing Company are available free online at My Genealogy Hound.
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1464&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|433027|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1464 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.moniteau.net/moniteaucemetery.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Moniteau+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Moniteau&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/moniteau/monticem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/moniteau.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=68 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20506&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=41&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MO Church Intro}}
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===== Catholic  =====
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'''Assumption, Cedron'''
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*'''1852 - 1876''' Assumption Church, Cedron, Baptism Index 1852-1876. Batch {{IGI|C515001}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1884 - 1885''' Assumption Church, Cedron, Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515001}} at FamilySearch - free.
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'''St. Andrew's, Tipton'''
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*'''1849 - 1876''' St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511851}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1851 - 1876''' St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Marriage Index 1851-1876. Batch {{IGI|M511851}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6035 Moniteau County, Missouri: Marriages (1845-1860) &amp; Wills (1845-1914)] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MO History}}
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*Herfurth, Charles. ''As I remember Sandy Hook&nbsp;: Moniteau County, Missouri''. [Moniteau County, Mo.]&nbsp;: Moniteau County Historical Society, [19--].
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3454134 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Ford, James Everett. ''A history of Moniteau County, Missouri''. California, Missouri?]&nbsp;: M.H. Crawford, 1936.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE91390 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Moniteau County Historical Society (Mo.). ''Moniteau County, Missouri family history book&nbsp;: a history of Moniteau County and it's people''. California, Mo&nbsp;: Moniteau County Historical Society, c1980-2000.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3834827 FamilySearch] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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[[Image:Momoniteau.jpg|right|400px|Momoniteau.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Moniteau_County Moniteau County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Moniteau_County Moniteau County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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===== Civil War  =====
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Regiments'''''
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Service men in Moniteau County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Moniteau County, Missouri:<br>
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- [[9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1941 - 1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Moniteau}}
  
 
*[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 that included residents from Moniteau County communities.<br>
 
*[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 that included residents from Moniteau County communities.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1827 - 1935'''  {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1845 - 1885'''  Moniteau County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1845-1885. Batch {{IGI|C515451}} at FamilySearch - free. </ref>
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*'''1851 - 1910'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1883 - 1894'''  Moniteau County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1883-1894. Batch {{IGI|C515453}} at FamilySearch - free. <ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1750 - 1920'''  {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1800 - 1991'''  {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1805 - 2002'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1845 - 1860'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6035 Moniteau County, Missouri: Marriages (1845-1860) &amp; Wills (1845-1914)] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*'''1845 - 1885'''  Moniteau County Marriage Book 1 Index 1845-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515451}} at FamilySearch - free. </ref>
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*'''1850'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1861 - 1885'''  Moniteau County Marriage Books 2 thru 4 Index 1861-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515452}} at FamilySearch - free. </ref>
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
*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>
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*'''1834 - 1910'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1858 - 1931'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7564 Moniteau County, Missouri Deaths, 1858-1931] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*'''1867 - 1976'''  {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1883 - 1887'''  Moniteau County Death Index, Volume 1, 1883-1887. Batch {{IGI|B515453}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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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  ==
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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==== Libraries  ====
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Moniteau County Library <br>501 S. Oak Street<br>California, MO<br>Phone: 573-796-2642<br>Email: [mailto:librarian@woodplacelibrary.org librarian@woodplacelibrary.org]<br>[http://www.moniteaucountylibrary.org/ Website]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/moniteaucountylibrary Facebook]
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==== Historical Society  ====
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Moniteau County Historical Society<br>201 N. High<br>California, MO 65018<br>Phone: (573) 796-3563<br>[http://www.moniteau.net/hsoclib.htm Website]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Tipton Missouri Family History Center]]
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[[Tipton Missouri Family History Center]]  30630 Highway 5 S Tipton, MO 65081 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=31469+Hwy+5+tipton+missouri&data=!1m4!1m3!1d14447!2d-92.789025!3d38.633735!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87c3601a9436b42f%3A0x4ad0f72eb2d3a661!3m8!1m3!1d12466!2d-92.786193!3d38.637657!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!4m2!3d38.6284739!4d-92.7894667 Location Map]
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==== Websites  ====
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:moniteau+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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| width="30%" | [http://www.moniteau.net/ MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/moniteau/moniteau.html USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Moniteau/ RootsWeb resources]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Moniteau/ Linkpendium]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/moniteau/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/moniteau-county// StateofUS]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Moniteau-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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== Web Sites  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203244&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Moniteau%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Moniteau+county+missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Moniteau Missouri" and search catalog.
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
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| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Moniteau County"
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Moniteau|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
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| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.moniteau/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
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| width="70%" | Moniteau County Message Board
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 00:04, 15 December 2017

United States
Missouri
Moniteau County

Guide to Moniteau County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Moniteau County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Moniteau County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat California
Courthouse
MissouriMoniteauCourthouse.jpg
Address Moniteau County Courthouse
200 East Main Street
California, Mo 65018
Phone: 573-796-4661
Moniteau County Website


County Information

Moniteau County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1845 1883 1850 1845 1845

County Courthouse

Recorder of deeds has marriage and land records from 1845; Probate Court has probate records from 1845. [2]

History

Parent County

1845 Moniteau County was created 14 February 1845 from Cole and Morgan Counties. County seat: California [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Boone  • Cole  • Cooper  • Miller  • Morgan

Moniteau CountyCole CountyOsage CountyMaries CountyPhelps CountyPulaski CountyCamden CountyBenton CountyHickory CountyMiller CountyMorgan CountyCooper CountySaline CountyPettis CountyCallaway CountyBoone CountyHoward CountyAudrain CountyMOMoniteau.JPG


Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MOGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MOGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MOGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information.

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Catholic

Assumption, Cedron

  • 1852 - 1876 Assumption Church, Cedron, Baptism Index 1852-1876. Batch C515001 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1884 - 1885 Assumption Church, Cedron, Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch M515001 at FamilySearch - free.

St. Andrew's, Tipton

  • 1849 - 1876 St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch C511851 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1851 - 1876 St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Marriage Index 1851-1876. Batch M511851 at FamilySearch - free.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

  • Herfurth, Charles. As I remember Sandy Hook : Moniteau County, Missouri. [Moniteau County, Mo.] : Moniteau County Historical Society, [19--].
  • Ford, James Everett. A history of Moniteau County, Missouri. California, Missouri?] : M.H. Crawford, 1936.
  • Moniteau County Historical Society (Mo.). Moniteau County, Missouri family history book : a history of Moniteau County and it's people. California, Mo : Moniteau County Historical Society, c1980-2000.

Maps

Momoniteau.jpg

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Moniteau County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Moniteau County, Missouri:

- 9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D

- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
Marriages


Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Libraries

Moniteau County Library
501 S. Oak Street
California, MO
Phone: 573-796-2642
Email: librarian@woodplacelibrary.org
Website
Facebook

Historical Society

Moniteau County Historical Society
201 N. High
California, MO 65018
Phone: (573) 796-3563
Website

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Tipton Missouri Family History Center 30630 Highway 5 S Tipton, MO 65081 United States Location Map

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Sites that search for links pertaining to Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
Missouri Genealogy Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Moniteau Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Moniteau County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
Ancestry.com Moniteau County Message Board

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Moniteau County, Missouri. Page 403 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.