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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Platte_County,_Missouri|Platte County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.platte.mo.us/ Platte County Courthouse]<br>415 3rd Street; PO Box 30CH; <br>Platte City, MO 64079<br>Phone: 816.858.2232&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1887 <br>and death records 1883-1888; Recorder Deeds <br>has marriage and land records; Clerk Circuit <br>Court has divorce records; Probate &nbsp;Judge <br>has probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Platte 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 Platte County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*William McClung Paxton's ''Annals of Platte County, Missouri'', pub 1897, 1182 pages. A digital copy is searchable online using [http://books.google.com/books?id=6F1KAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover Google Books] and [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F156091 FamilySearch] (warning: downloads as a large file in a viewer). Also available as {{FHL|1000300}}.
  
 
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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 Platte 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 Platte County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
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==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
  
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:  
  
 
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]  
 
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]  
 
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
:*[[California Trail]] 1846 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Platte City Family History Center
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/platte/tombstone.htm Platte County Archives]
  
Platte County Archives
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mopchgs/ Platte County Historical Society]
  
Platte County Historical Society  
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Northland Genelogical Society  
  
Northland Genelogical Society
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[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Platte+City+Missouri+Library&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Library&hnear=0x87c067d0ae65ac63:0xd9e0d68a4e85e406,Platte+City,+MO&cid=13393241006071388188 Mid-Continent Public Libraries in Platte City], Weston, and several locations in Southern Platte County.
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
Mid-Continent Public Libraries in Platte City, Weston, and several locations in Southern Platte County.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Platte City Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 06:30, 30 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Platte County Courthouse
415 3rd Street; PO Box 30CH;
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: 816.858.2232 

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1887
and death records 1883-1888; Recorder Deeds
has marriage and land records; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce records; Probate  Judge
has probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1838--Platte County was created 31 December 1838 from the Platte purchase. County seat: Platte City [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Camden Point
  • Dearborn
  • Edgerton
  • Farley
  • Ferrelview
  • Houston Lake
  • Iatan
  • Lake Waukomis
  • Northmoor
  • Parkeville
  • Platte City
  • Platte Woods
  • Ridgely
  • Riverside
  • Tracy
  • Weatherby Lake
  • Weston

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Platte County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • William McClung Paxton's Annals of Platte County, Missouri, pub 1897, 1182 pages. A digital copy is searchable online using Google Books and FamilySearch (warning: downloads as a large file in a viewer). Also available as FHL 1000300.

Maps


Migration

Early migration routes to and from Platte County, Missouri Genealogy for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Platte County Archives

Platte County Historical Society

Northland Genelogical Society

Mid-Continent Public Libraries in Platte City, Weston, and several locations in Southern Platte County.

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), Platte 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. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).