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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.pettiscomo.com/ Pettis County Courthouse]<br>415 S Ohio Avenue<br>Sedalia, MO 65301; Phone 660.826.5395&nbsp;<br><br>Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records from 1833; <br>Probate Court has probate records from 1833; Clerk Circuit<br>has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pettis County, Missouri. Page 404 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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*See an interactive map of Pettis 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 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=62176 Houstonia Cemetery, Houstonia] BillionGraves
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=63181 Prairie Hill Cemetery, La Monte] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*Demuth's [http://books.google.com/books?id=eT4VAAAAYAAJ The History of Pettis County, Missouri...] (1882) is available on Google Books.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Pettis_County Pettis County townships] (Histopolis)<br>  
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Pettis_County Pettis County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
  
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 Pettis County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<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 Pettis County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on Pettis County residents as well as residents from surrounding counties.<br>  
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on Pettis County residents as well as residents from surrounding counties.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Rolla Missouri Family History Center]]
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*[[Sedalia Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 20:35, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Pettis County Courthouse
415 S Ohio Avenue
Sedalia, MO 65301; Phone 660.826.5395 

Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records from 1833;
Probate Court has probate records from 1833; Clerk Circuit
has court records[1]

History

Parent County

1833--Pettis County was created 26 January 1833 from Cooper and Saline Counties. County seat: Sedalia [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • St. Louis
  • St. Louis N.
  • St. Louis S.
  • Sedalia

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Sedalia newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on Pettis County residents as well as residents from surrounding counties.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pettis 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).