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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Randolph County'''
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Guide to '''Randolph County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Randolph County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
{{MODC}}  
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{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}  
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Randolph County  
 
| county = Randolph County  
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| county_map = Missouri Randolph County Map.svg.png
 
| state = Missouri
 
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| founded date =  
 
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| seat = Huntsville  
 
| seat = Huntsville  
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| building image = MissouriRandolphCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Randolph County Courthouse<br> 110 S Main Street<br>Huntsville, MO 65259<br>Phone: 660.277.4717<br>[http://www.randolphcounty-mo.com/ '''Randolph County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Randolph County Courthouse<br> 110 S Main Street<br>Huntsville, MO 65259<br>Phone: 660.277.4717<br>[http://www.randolphcounty-mo.com/ '''Randolph County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Randolph County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1829
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1841
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1829
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
<br><br>County Recorder has marriage&nbsp;and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records; Probate<br>Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randolph County, Missouri. Page 404 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>County Recorder has marriage and land records; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records; Probate Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randolph County, Missouri. Page 404 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1882'''  Courthouse burned on August 12, 1882. Some records were destroyed; deed index from 1829 survived.
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{{Fire+}}
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== History  ==
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History of Randolph County, Missouri (1920), by Alexander H. Waller, is available free of charge online at [http://archive.org/details/cu31924009546767 Internet Archive].<br>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25517 History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources&nbsp;:] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Cairo|place|disp=Cairo}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Higbee|place|disp=Higbee}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Huntsville|place|disp=Huntsville}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Jacksonville|place|disp=Jacksonville}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Moberly|place|disp=Moberly}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Salt River Township|place|disp=Salt River Township}}
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy|Macon]] {{•}} [[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]] {{•}} [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]] {{•}} [[Boone County, Missouri Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Audrain County, Missouri Genealogy|Audrain]] {{•}} [[Monroe County, Missouri Genealogy|Monroe]] {{•}} [[Shelby County, Missouri Genealogy|Shelby]]
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{{MORandolph, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1484&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|461978|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1484 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.randolph.mogenweb.org/cemetery.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Randolph+Missouri&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Randolph&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/randolph/randcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/randolph.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/randolph.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=88 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20617&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=35&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5762 Randolph County, Missouri, Cemetery Records and Histories, Vol. IV (1-6) &amp; Vol.V (1-2)] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5814 Randolph County, Missouri Cemetery Records, Vol. 3] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
  
 
==== City Directories  ====
 
==== City Directories  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MO History}}
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*''History of Randolph and Macon counties''. St. Louis, Missouri&nbsp;: National Historical, 1884.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE87469 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Waller, Alexander H. ''History of Randolph County, Missouri''. Topeka, Kan.&nbsp;: Historical Pub. Co., 1920.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE926985 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Edwards Brothers. ''An illustrated historical atlas of Randolph County, Missouri''. Philadelphia, Pa.&nbsp;: Edwards Brothers of Missouri, 1876.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1050633 FamilySearch] (Free)
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==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Morandolph.jpg|right|350px|Randolph County]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1900 - 1941'''  {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Regiments'''''
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Service men in Randolph County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Randolph County, Missouri:<br>
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- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company A<br>- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company B<br>- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company C<br>- [[1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company G<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Detached Company<br>- [[9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company G<br>
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===== Civil War Battles  =====
 
===== Civil War Battles  =====
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1941 - 1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Randolph}}
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51717 Moberly Monitor-Index (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51718 Moberly Weekly Monitor (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51659 Magic City Free Press (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1836 - 1858''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6073 Randolph County, Missouri Administration and Wills: 1836-1858] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
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*'''1827 - 1935'''  {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1837, 1854-1867'''  Randolph County Birth Index 1837, 1854-1867. Batch {{IGI|C515651}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1851 - 1910'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1884''' Randolph County Birth Index 1884. Batch {{IGI|C582473}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*'''1750 - 1920'''  {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1800 - 1991'''  {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1805 - 2002'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1829 - 1859'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5728 Randolph County, Missouri Marriage Records, 1829-1859] at Ancestry.com $
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*'''1829 - 1881'''  Randolph County Marriage Index 1829-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515651}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1881 - 1885'''  Randolph County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515652}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1883 - 1884'''  Randolph County Death Index, Volume A, 1883-1884. Batch {{IGI|B582473}} at FamilySearch - free.
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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=== Historical Societies  ===
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*[http://www.randolphhistory.com/ Randolph County Historical Society]<br> 223 N Clark Street<br> Moberly, MO 65270<br> Phone: 660-263-9396<br>
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=== Libraries ===
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==== Little Dixie Regional Libraries  ====
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Monroe and Randolph Counties Library and Technical Center<br>[http://www.little-dixie.lib.mo.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21&Itemid=565 Local newspaper data and scanned obituary images] (Click on "genealogy" in the 24 hour Library Resources menu)<br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
== Websites  ==
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*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Moberly Missouri Family History Center]] Hwy 24 E Moberly MO 65270 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=Hwy+24+E+Moberly+MO+65270+&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87eacb953648409b%3A0xa2eb99ee335471fd!3m8!1m3!1d3525!2d-94.8834819!3d40.3297967!3m2!1i1127!2i890!4f13.1!4m2!3d39.4470575!4d-92.4144363 Location Map]
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==== Websites  ====
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:randolph+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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| width="30%" | [http://www.randolph.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/randolph/randolph.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="%30%" | [http://www.gesswhoto.com/olden-daze/missouri-index.html Roxann Gess Website]
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| width="%10%" | Free
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| width="%60%" | five Randolph Co. data bases / data may be submitted by individuals
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Randolph/ RootsWeb resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Randolph/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/randolph/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/randolph-county/ StateofUS]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Randolph-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203291&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Randolph%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/randolph-county-missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Randolph Missouri" and search catalog.
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Latest revision as of 21:12, 23 August 2017

United States
Missouri
Randolph County

Guide to Randolph County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Randolph County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Randolph County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded information needed
County Seat Huntsville
Courthouse
MissouriRandolphCourthouse.jpg
Address Randolph County Courthouse
110 S Main Street
Huntsville, MO 65259
Phone: 660.277.4717
Randolph County Website


County Information

Randolph County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1829 1883 1830 1841 1829

County Courthouse


County Recorder has marriage and land records; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records; Probate Court has probate records.[2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1882 Courthouse burned on August 12, 1882. Some records were destroyed; deed index from 1829 survived.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

History

History of Randolph County, Missouri (1920), by Alexander H. Waller, is available free of charge online at Internet Archive.

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Macon  • Chariton  • Howard  • Boone  • Audrain  • Monroe  • Shelby

Audrain CountyMonroe CountyRandolph CountyCallaway CountyLewis CountySullivan CountyAdair CountySaline CountyChariton CountyLinn CountyMarion CountyShelby CountyMacon CountyLivingston CountyCarroll CountyCooper CountyHoward CountyBoone CountyKnox CountyMORandolph.JPG

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MOGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MOGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MOInterment
MOGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information.

City Directories

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

  • History of Randolph and Macon counties. St. Louis, Missouri : National Historical, 1884.
  • Waller, Alexander H. History of Randolph County, Missouri. Topeka, Kan. : Historical Pub. Co., 1920.
  • Edwards Brothers. An illustrated historical atlas of Randolph County, Missouri. Philadelphia, Pa. : Edwards Brothers of Missouri, 1876.

Maps

Randolph County

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Randolph County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Randolph County, Missouri:

- 4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company A
- 4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company B
- 4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company C
- 1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company G
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D

- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company I
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Detached Company
- 9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company G

Civil War Battles
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
Marriages


Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Historical Societies

Libraries

Little Dixie Regional Libraries

Monroe and Randolph Counties Library and Technical Center
Local newspaper data and scanned obituary images (Click on "genealogy" in the 24 hour Library Resources menu)

Family History Centers

  • Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Roxann Gess Website Free five Randolph Co. data bases / data may be submitted by individuals
Sites that search for links pertaining to Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
Missouri Genealogy Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Randolph Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Randolph County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
Ancestry.com Randolph County Message Board

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randolph County, Missouri. Page 404 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.