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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.
  
 
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'''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> Its existence predates the state of Missouri which was admitted to the union in 1821. Prior to 1812, New Madrid was one of the five original districts of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Territory Louisiana Territory].
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'''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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Revision as of 20:40, 3 August 2011

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County Courthouse

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 district. County seat: New Madrid. [1]

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).