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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Monroe_County,_Missouri|Monroe County]]''  
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Guide to '''Monroe 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 = Monroe County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1831
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| founded date = January 6
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| seat = Paris
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| building address = Monroe County Courthouse<br> 300 N Main Street<br>Paris, MO 65275-1399<br>Phone: 660.327.1019<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Monroe-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Monroe County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce and court records; <br>probate Judge has probate records; County Assessor has<br>has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe 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  ====
  
'''1831--'''Monroe County was created 6 January 1831&nbsp;from [[Ralls_County,_Missouri|Ralls]] County. '''County seat:''' Paris <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1831--'''Monroe County was created 6 January 1831&nbsp;from [[Ralls County, Missouri|Ralls]] County. '''County seat:''' Paris <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 Monroe 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 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Audrain County, Missouri|Audrain]]
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*[[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]]
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*[[Marion County, Missouri|Marion]]
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*[[Ralls County, Missouri|Ralls]]
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*[[Randolph County, Missouri|Randolph]]
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*[[Shelby County, Missouri|Shelby]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*'''1865-1881''' - Monroe County Colored Marriage Book 1 Index 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515873}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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===== Catholic  =====
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'''St. Stephen's Church, Indian Creek'''
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*'''1833-1875''' - St. Stephen's Church, Indian Creek, Baptism Index 1833-1875. Batch {{IGI|C520471}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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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*'''1835-1885''' - St. Stephen's Church, Indian Creek, Marriage Index 1835-1885. Batch {{IGI|M520471}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Monroe_County Monroe 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 Monroe County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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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=18996 Moberly newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Monroe County communities.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1865-1881''' - Monroe County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|C515873}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1831-1879''' - Monroe County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1831-1879. Batch {{IGI|M515871}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1879-1885''' - Monroe County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1879-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515872}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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>
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*'''1883-1885''' - Monroe County Death Index 1883-1885. Batch {{IGI|B515879}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.little-dixie.lib.mo.us/ Little Dixie Regional Libraires] (Randolph and Monroe counties)
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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=203276&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Monroe&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Monroe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:27, 23 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Monroe County

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

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Online Records



Monroe County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 6, 1831
County Seat Paris
Courthouse
Address Monroe County Courthouse
300 N Main Street
Paris, MO 65275-1399
Phone: 660.327.1019
Monroe County Website


County Courthouse



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

History

Parent County

1831--Monroe County was created 6 January 1831 from Ralls County. County seat: Paris [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

  • 1865-1881 - Monroe County Colored Marriage Book 1 Index 1865-1881. Batch M515873 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Cemeteries

Church

Catholic

St. Stephen's Church, Indian Creek

  • 1833-1875 - St. Stephen's Church, Indian Creek, Baptism Index 1833-1875. Batch C520471 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1835-1885 - St. Stephen's Church, Indian Creek, Marriage Index 1835-1885. Batch M520471 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Moberly newspapers from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Monroe County communities.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
  • 1865-1881 - Monroe County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1865-1881. Batch C515873 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1831-1879 - Monroe County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1831-1879. Batch M515871 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1879-1885 - Monroe County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1879-1885. Batch M515872 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883-1885 - Monroe County Death Index 1883-1885. Batch B515879 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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), Monroe 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 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.
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