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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Morgan_County,_Missouri|Morgan County]]''
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Guide to '''Morgan 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 = Morgan County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1833
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| founded date = January 5
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| seat = Versailles
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| building address = Morgan County Courthouse<br> 100 E Newton Street<br>Versailles, MO 65084-1298<br>Phone: 573.378.5436<br>[http://www.morgan-county.org/ '''Morgan County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records; <br>Probate Court has probate records from 1834; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has court&nbsp;records; County&nbsp;<br>Clerk has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morgan 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  ====
  
Morgan County was created in 1833 from Cooper County.
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'''1833--'''Morgan County was created 5 January 1833&nbsp;from [[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]] County. '''County seat:''' Versailles <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 Morgan 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  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Benton County, Missouri|Benton]]
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*[[Camden County, Missouri|Camden]]
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*[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]]
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*[[Miller County, Missouri|Miller]]
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*[[Moniteau County, Missouri|Moniteau]]
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*[[Pettis County, Missouri|Pettis]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Dorothy &amp; Bill Williams have cataloged 27,000 plus burials in 150 cemeteries in Morgan County, MO. They have Last Name, First Name, Birth, Death, Cemetery, Addition, Block, Lot, Grave. They will try to answer any inquiries (within reason) sent to wmwwms@sbcglobal.net
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148785 Big Rock Cemetery, Moreau] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148788 Versailles City Cemetery, Moreau] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Morgan_County Morgan 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 Morgan 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=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news that included residents from Morgan County communities.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1839-1869''' - Morgan County Birth Index 1839-1869. Batch {{IGI|C515493}} 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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*'''1865-1866''' - Morgan County Birth Index 1865-1866. Batch {{IGI|C515491}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1833-1881''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515491}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1881-1885''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515492}} 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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*'''1883-1886''' - Morgan County Death Index, Volume 1, 1883-1886. Batch {{IGI|B515878}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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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]]
  
 
== 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=203288&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Morgan&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Morgan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Morgan_County,_Missouri]]
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Revision as of 16:12, 24 April 2013

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

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Morgan County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 5, 1833
County Seat Versailles
Courthouse
Address Morgan County Courthouse
100 E Newton Street
Versailles, MO 65084-1298
Phone: 573.378.5436
Morgan County Website


County Courthouse

Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records;
Probate Court has probate records from 1834;
Clerk Circuit Court has court records; County 
Clerk has birth and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1833--Morgan County was created 5 January 1833 from Cooper County. County seat: Versailles [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Dorothy & Bill Williams have cataloged 27,000 plus burials in 150 cemeteries in Morgan County, MO. They have Last Name, First Name, Birth, Death, Cemetery, Addition, Block, Lot, Grave. They will try to answer any inquiries (within reason) sent to wmwwms@sbcglobal.net

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
  • 1839-1869 - Morgan County Birth Index 1839-1869. Batch C515493 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1865-1866 - Morgan County Birth Index 1865-1866. Batch C515491 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1833-1881 - Morgan County Marriage Index 1833-1881. Batch M515491 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Morgan County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch M515492 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883-1886 - Morgan County Death Index, Volume 1, 1883-1886. Batch B515878 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), Morgan 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 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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