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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pettis_County,_Missouri|Pettis County]]''
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Guide to '''Pettis County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Pettis County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1833
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| founded date = January 26
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| seat = Sedalia
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| building address = Pettis County Courthouse<br> 415 S Ohio Avenue<br>Sedalia, MO 65301; Phone 660.826.5395<br>[http://www.pettiscomo.com/ '''Pettis County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== 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  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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===== Catholic =====
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'''St. John's, Bahner'''
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*'''1846-1876''' - St. John's, Bahner, Baptism Index 1846-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511881}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1851-1885''' - St. John's, Bahner, Marriage Index 1851-1885. Batch {{IGI|M511881}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints =====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Pettis_County Pettis County townships] (Histopolis)<br>  
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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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>  
 
*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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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-pettis-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Pettis County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
  
 
==== 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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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
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*'''1865-1874''' - Pettis County Birth Index 1865-1874. Batch {{IGI|C515581}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1865-1884''' - Pettis County Marriage Index 1865-1884. Batch {{IGI|M515581}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1884-1885''' - Pettis County Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515582}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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  ==
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Revision as of 03:46, 7 May 2013

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Guide to Pettis County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Pettis County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 26, 1833
County Seat Sedalia
Courthouse
Address Pettis County Courthouse
415 S Ohio Avenue
Sedalia, MO 65301; Phone 660.826.5395
Pettis County Website


County Courthouse



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

Catholic

St. John's, Bahner

  • 1846-1876 - St. John's, Bahner, Baptism Index 1846-1876. Batch C511881 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1851-1885 - St. John's, Bahner, Marriage Index 1851-1885. Batch M511881 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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
  • 1865-1874 - Pettis County Birth Index 1865-1874. Batch C515581 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1865-1884 - Pettis County Marriage Index 1865-1884. Batch M515581 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1884-1885 - Pettis County Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch M515582 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 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.
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