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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pike_County,_Missouri|Pike County]]''
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Guide to '''Pike County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Pike County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1818
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| founded date = Decemeber 14
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| seat = Bowling Green
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| building address = Pike County Courthouse<br> 115 West Main Street<br>Bowling Green, Mo 63334<br>Phone:&nbsp; 573-324-2412<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MO_Pike.htm '''Pike County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><br><br>Recorder of Deeds has land records from 1819 and<br>marriage records from 1825, Clerk Circuit Court <br>has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pike 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Pike County was created in 1818 from St. Charles County.
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'''1818--'''Pike County was created 14 December 1818&nbsp;from [[St. Charles County, Missouri|St. Charles]] County. '''County seat:''' Bowling Green <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*See an interactive map of Pike 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  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Audrain County, Missouri|Audrain]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Illinois|Calhoun County, Illinois]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Missouri|Lincoln]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Missouri|Montgomery]]
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*[[Pike County, Illinois|Pike County, Illinois]]
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*[[Ralls County, Missouri|Ralls]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Pike_County Pike 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 Pike County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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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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==== Pike County Genealogical Society  ====
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They have a number of resources available on their [http://www.pcgenweb.com/pcgs/index.html website]&nbsp;that encompass the following:
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*Marriages
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*Census
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*Obituaries
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*Churches and Cemeteries
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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+Pike|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Pike_County,_Missouri]]
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Revision as of 21:20, 15 March 2013

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

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Online Records



Pike County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded Decemeber 14, 1818
County Seat Bowling Green
Courthouse
Address Pike County Courthouse
115 West Main Street
Bowling Green, Mo 63334
Phone:  573-324-2412
Pike County Website


County Courthouse




Recorder of Deeds has land records from 1819 and
marriage records from 1825, Clerk Circuit Court
has court records[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Pike County was created 14 December 1818 from St. Charles County. County seat: Bowling Green [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

Pike County Genealogical Society

They have a number of resources available on their website that encompass the following:

  • Marriages
  • Census
  • Obituaries
  • Churches and Cemeteries

Family History Centers

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), Pike 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).
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