Phelps County, Missouri Genealogy
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Guide to Phelps County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Phelps County, Missouri|
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
|Founded||November 13, 1857|
|Address|| Phelps County Courthouse|
200 N Main Street FL 1;
Rolla, MO 65401
Phelps County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
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.
- Family Maps of Phelps County, Missouri Genealogy (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
- 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.
- 1857-1867 - Phelps County Birth Index 1857-1867. Batch C515591 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1883-1890 - Phelps County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1883-1890. Batches C582499 and C582671 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1857-1867 - Phelps County Marriage Index 1857-1867. Batch M515591 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1867-1885 - Phelps County Marriage Index 1867-1885. Batch M515592 at FamilySearch - free.
- Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
- 1883-1890 - Phelps County Death Index, Volume 1, 1883-1890. Batch B514584 at FamilySearch - free.
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
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Phelps County, Missouri. Page 404 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.