St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1812--St. Charles County was created 1 October 1812 as an original district. County seat: St. Charles [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

An 1875 plat map and atlas shows owners of each plat, has some biographical and historical information.  There is also a 1905 plat map and atlas.  The 1875 plat map and atlas has been reproduced for resale by the Boone=Duden Historical Society.  An original has been scanned by the historical society, and saved in PDF format.  It is available on DVD.  See their website for purchase information.

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Original probate court records, probate files, and will books of the 19th century are held by the St. Charles County Historical Society.  Probate files have been microfilmed by State Archives.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

The St. Charles County Historical Society has an extensive collection of materials relevant to family history. They are the repository of 19th century will books, probate records, naturalization records, and court records. They also have many compiled genealogies, and indexes to many church records and cemeteries of the county. See their website, for contact information. The society does research for a fee.

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).