Phelps County, Missouri Genealogy
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Revision as of 16:23, 28 September 2012 by Jaburgess (Phelps)
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Phelps County Courthouse
200 N Main Street FL 1;
Rolla, MO 65401
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, court and
land records from 1857 and probate records
- See an interactive map of Phelps County border changes at N2Genealogy.
- The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
- Map of Phelps County townships (Histopolis)
- The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Phelps County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
- There is an index for the State Federal Soldiers' Home in St. James, Mo. in Marie Concannon's Index of residents State Federal Soldiers' Home of Missouri, St. James, Missouri, 1899-1946 (FamilySearch) (Worldcat). The home was provided for indigent Union veterans of the Civil War, their wives, widows, and army nurses.
- Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
Societies and Libraries
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
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).