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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montgomery_County,_Missouri|Montgomery County]]''
  
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Guide to '''Montgomery 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 = Montgomery County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1818
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| founded date = December 14
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| seat = Montgomery City
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| building address = Montgomery County Courthouse
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<br>211 E 3rd Street<br>Montgomery City, Mo 63361-1956<br>Phone: 573.564.3357<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Montgomery-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Montgomery County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse  ==
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&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit&nbsp;Court has marriage records from 1864, <br>divorce and court records from 1886; Probate Judge <br>has probate records from 1890<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1818--'''Montgomery County was created 14 December 1818&nbsp;from [[St. Charles County, Missouri|St. Charles]] County. '''County seat:''' Montgomery City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*See an interactive map of Montgomery County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== 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
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Audrain County, Missouri|Audrain]]
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*[[Callaway County, Missouri|Callaway]]
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*[[Gasconade County, Missouri|Gasconade]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Missouri|Lincoln]]
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*[[Osage County, Missouri|Osage]]
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*[[Pike County, Missouri|Pike]]
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*[[Warren County, Missouri|Warren]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church&nbsp;  ====
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The Immaculate Conception Catholic church is located in Montgomery City. Their website is found at: http://www.mcicparish.org/. The church dates to 1861 but parish records for births,marriages and deaths begin to be recorded in the mid 1860's. There is a cemetery onsite with a fairly complete plot map for burials. The cemetery is run by a separate organization but the parish secretary knows how to reach them. The parish does not allow the public to view their records but the priest was willing to look up information as time permits.
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Montgomery_County Montgomery 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 Montgomery County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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==== Military  ====
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==== 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=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] from the early 1900's covering local news that sometimes included residents from Montgomery County communities.<br>
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/]&nbsp;has The Montgomery Tribune which was published from 1900-1910 online. It can be searched using single words or combinations of words. It covers news local to Montgomery county and the surrounding areas.
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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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+Montgomery|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:48, 15 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Montgomery County

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

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Online Records



Montgomery County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1818
County Seat Montgomery City
Courthouse
Address Montgomery County Courthouse


211 E 3rd Street
Montgomery City, Mo 63361-1956
Phone: 573.564.3357
Montgomery County Website


County Courthouse

 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1864,
divorce and court records from 1886; Probate Judge
has probate records from 1890[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Montgomery County was created 14 December 1818 from St. Charles County. County seat: Montgomery City [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church 

The Immaculate Conception Catholic church is located in Montgomery City. Their website is found at: http://www.mcicparish.org/. The church dates to 1861 but parish records for births,marriages and deaths begin to be recorded in the mid 1860's. There is a cemetery onsite with a fairly complete plot map for burials. The cemetery is run by a separate organization but the parish secretary knows how to reach them. The parish does not allow the public to view their records but the priest was willing to look up information as time permits.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Jefferson City newspapers from the early 1900's covering local news that sometimes included residents from Montgomery County communities.
  • http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ has The Montgomery Tribune which was published from 1900-1910 online. It can be searched using single words or combinations of words. It covers news local to Montgomery county and the surrounding areas.

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), Montgomery 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).
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