Osage County, Missouri Genealogy
Guide to Osage County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Osage County, Missouri|
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
|Founded||January 29, 1841|
|Address|| Osage County Courthouse|
106 E Main Street
Linn, MO 65501
Osage County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records from 1841;
probate courth has probate records from 1841; County
Clerk has birth and death records
Osage County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was named for the Osage River. As of 2000, the population was 13,062. Its county seat is Linn. The center of population of Missouri is located in Osage County, in the city of Westphalia
See an interactive map of Osage County border changes at N2Genealogy.
Belle · Bland · Chamois · Linn · Meta · Westphalia
To see a list of places in Osage County, click on [Show], in the bar above.
Osage County Historical Society has information on historic places from Gasconade, Maries & Osage Counties including sources and links to historic maps. Also see: The Ramsay Place Names File for Osage County. (State Historical Society of Missouri)
Maps of townships (Histopolis)
The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Osage County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Jefferson City newspapers from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Osage County communities.
- 1883-1898 - Osage County Birth Index 1883-1898 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
- 1841-1875 - Osage County Marriage Index 1841-1875. Batch M515531 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1875-1885 - Osage County Marriage Index 1875-1885. Batch M515532 at FamilySearch - free.
- Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
- 1883-1898 - Osage County Death Index 1883-1898 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Osage County Historical Society
P.O. Box 402
Linn, MO 6505
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Osage County, Missouri. Page 403 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.