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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.new-madrid.mo.us/index.aspx?NID=116 New Madrid County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 68<br>New Madrid, MO 63869<br>Phone: 573.748.2524&nbsp;<br><br>Recorder of&nbsp; Deeds has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; <br>Probate Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), New Madrid 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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New Madrid County predates the state of Missouri which was admitted to the union in 1821.New Madrid was one of the five original districts of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Territory Louisiana Territory] from 1805-1812 and one of the five original counties of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_Territory Missouri Territory] from 1812 to 1821.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1812--'''New Madrid County was created 1 October 1812&nbsp;as an original district. '''County seat:''' New Madrid <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1812--'''New Madrid County was created 1 October 1812&nbsp;as an original county.<br>'''County seat:''' New Madrid. <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 New Madrid 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  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Dunklin County, Missouri|Dunklin]]
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*[[Fulton County, Kentucky|Fulton County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Lake County, Tennessee|Lake County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Mississippi County, Missouri|Mississippi]]
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*[[Pemiscot County, Missouri|Pemiscot]]
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*[[Scott County, Missouri|Scott]]
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*[[Stoddard County, Missouri|Stoddard]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/New_Madrid_County New madrid 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 New Madrid County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in New Madrid County
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February 28-April 8, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo012.htm New Madrid/Island No. 10<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo012.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>]
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Sikeston Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=203291&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+New+Madrid&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+New+Madrid|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 20:20, 31 December 2012

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png New Madrid County


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Online Records


County Courthouse

New Madrid County Courthouse
PO Box 68
New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: 573.748.2524 

Recorder of  Deeds has marriage and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records;
Probate Court has probate records[1]

History

New Madrid County predates the state of Missouri which was admitted to the union in 1821.New Madrid was one of the five original districts of the Louisiana Territory from 1805-1812 and one of the five original counties of the Missouri Territory from 1812 to 1821.

Parent County

1812--New Madrid County was created 1 October 1812 as an original county.
County seat: New Madrid. [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in New Madrid County

February 28-April 8, 1862 = New Madrid/Island No. 10[3]

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers

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), New Madrid 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)