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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Ralls-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Ralls County Courthouse]<br>311 S Main Street<br>New London, MO 63459<br>Phone: 573.985.7111&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records.&nbsp; <br>Clerk has birth and deaht&nbsp;records 1883-1886; <br>Clerk Circuit Court and Recorder&nbsp;of Deeds has <br>marriage, divorce, court and land records from 1821; <br>probate Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ralls County, Missouri. Page 404 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1820--'''Ralls County was created 16 November 1820&nbsp;from [[Pike County, Missouri|Pike]] County. '''County seat:''' New London <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 Ralls County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== 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>
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Audrain County, Missouri|Audrain]]
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*[[Marion County, Missouri|Marion]]
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*[[Monroe County, Missouri|Monroe]]
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*[[Pike County, Illinois|Pike County, Illinois]]
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*[[Pike County, Missouri|Pike]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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Barkley Cemetery, New London, Missouri
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Ralls_County Ralls 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 Ralls County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Townships and Cities ==
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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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Ralls County Historical Society and Museum in Perry, Missouri.
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~morchs/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~morchs/]
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Ralls County Public Library in Center, Missouri
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&nbsp; see&nbsp; [http://www.rallscounty.org/ http://www.rallscounty.org/]
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Hannibal Free Public Library in Hannibal, Missouri
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These are all important depositories of Ralls County historical and genealogical materials.
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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+Ralls|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
  
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Revision as of 20:35, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Ralls County Courthouse
311 S Main Street
New London, MO 63459
Phone: 573.985.7111 

County Clerk has birth and death records. 
Clerk has birth and deaht records 1883-1886;
Clerk Circuit Court and Recorder of Deeds has
marriage, divorce, court and land records from 1821;
probate Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1820--Ralls County was created 16 November 1820 from Pike County. County seat: New London [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Barkley Cemetery, New London, Missouri

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Ralls County Historical Society and Museum in Perry, Missouri.

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~morchs/

Ralls County Public Library in Center, Missouri

  see  http://www.rallscounty.org/

Hannibal Free Public Library in Hannibal, Missouri

These are all important depositories of Ralls County historical and genealogical materials.

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), Ralls 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).