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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://perrycountymo.us/ Perry County Courthouse]<br>321 N Main Street<br>Perryville, MO 63775<br>Phone: 573.547.4242&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, land, probate and court records; <br>County Recorder has marriage and military records; County Clerk<br>has birth and death records 1883-1893 and naturalization records <br>from 1821<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Missouri. Page 404 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1820--'''Perry County was created 16 November 1820&nbsp;from [[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri|Ste. Genevieve]] County. '''County seat:''' Perryville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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*See an interactive map of Perry 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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*[[Bollinger County, Missouri|Bollinger]]
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*[[Cape Girardeau County, Missouri|Cape Girardeau]]
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*[[Jackson County, Illinois|Jackson County, Illinois]]
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*[[Madison County, Missouri|Madison]]
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*[[Randolph County, Illinois|Randolph County, Illinois]]
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*[[St. Francois County, Missouri|St. Francois]]
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*[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri|Ste. Genevieve]]
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*[[Union County, Illinois|Union County, Illinois]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Perry_County Perry 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 Perry County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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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>
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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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[http://www.altenburgmuseum.org/ The Lutheran Heritage Center and Museum]<br>P.O. Box 53<br>75 Church Street<br>Altenburg, Missouri 63732<br>Daily 10:00am - 4:00 pm <br>Telephone 573-824-6070 <br>Email: info@altenburgmuseum.org <br>You may also be interested in their tutorial,&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/building-a-german-genealogy-library/166 Building a German Genealogy Library],&nbsp;at the FamilySearch Learning 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Perry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 20:37, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse
321 N Main Street
Perryville, MO 63775
Phone: 573.547.4242 

Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, land, probate and court records;
County Recorder has marriage and military records; County Clerk
has birth and death records 1883-1893 and naturalization records
from 1821[1]

History

Parent County

1820--Perry County was created 16 November 1820 from Ste. Genevieve County. County seat: Perryville [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Family History Centers


The Lutheran Heritage Center and Museum
P.O. Box 53
75 Church Street
Altenburg, Missouri 63732
Daily 10:00am - 4:00 pm
Telephone 573-824-6070
Email: info@altenburgmuseum.org
You may also be interested in their tutorial, Building a German Genealogy Library, at the FamilySearch Learning Center.

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), Perry County, Missouri. Page 404 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).