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*The St. Louis County Library has a page that lists its available [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/catholic/cath-research.htm#links Catholic resources] including a [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/catholic/cath-research.htm#links list of Catholic priests] that served in St. Louis from 1841-1900. With this list, a church marriage record can be found using the priests name from the civil marriage record to the church marriage record which often contains more family information.  
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*The St. Louis County Library has a page that lists its available [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/catholic/cath-research.htm#links Catholic resources] including a [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/catholic/cath-research.htm#links list of Catholic priests] * that served in St. Louis from 1841-1900.
 
*St. Louis County Library's Catholic records collection is large. They have published a 348 page guide [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/catholic/archparish.htm ''Guide To St. Louis Catholic Archdiocesan Parish Records''] detailing their holdings.
 
*St. Louis County Library's Catholic records collection is large. They have published a 348 page guide [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/catholic/archparish.htm ''Guide To St. Louis Catholic Archdiocesan Parish Records''] detailing their holdings.
  
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*The St. Louis County Library has a page that lists its available [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/evuc/evuc-resources.htm Evangelical resources] including a [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/evuc/evuc-resources.htm list of Evangelical priests] that served from 1834-2005.
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*The St. Louis County Library has a page that lists its available [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/evuc/evuc-resources.htm Evangelical resources] including a [http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/evuc/evuc-resources.htm list of Evangelical priests] * that served from 1834-2005.
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* With this list, a church marriage record can be found using the priests name from the civil
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marriage record to the church marriage record which often contains more family information.
  
 
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==== City Directories ====

Revision as of 11:05, 26 June 2011

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States  > Missouri > St. Louis City

Independent City Courthouse

History

Parent County

1877--St. Louis City was created from St. Louis County as an independent city. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

  • St. Louis Public Library (St. Louis City) owns a large collection of books, periodicals, maps, and other miscellaneous materials that deal with the history of St. Louis City, and Library staff have indexed many previously unindexed books and materials on that topic. They also own a large local history card file, and a large vertical file consisting of articles clipped from local newspapers and other local publications.
    St. Louis Public Library Local History Indexes and Bibliographies
  • St. Louis County Library has a large collection of genealogical records for St. Louis City in its Special Collections Department located at its main headquarters. The collection includes holdings from the St. Louis Genealogical Society as well as parish records from the Archdiocese of St. Louis. In addition to its holdings, the staff of the Special Collections Department has created indexes for many records including St. Louis newspapers as well as birth, naturalization, probate, and church records.

Cemeteries

- See St. Louis County for additional St. Louis area cemetery resources.

Church History and Records

Catholic
Lutheran
  • The St. Louis County Library has a page that lists its available Lutheran resources including an index to some Immanuel Lutheran and St. Paul's Lutheran Church records.
Evangelical and United Church of Christ
* With this list, a church marriage record can be found using the priests name from the civil
marriage record to the church marriage record which often contains more family information.

City Directories

Court Records

Probate
Naturalization
  • St. Louis County Library has created an Index to Naturalizations.  Site provides information on the various naturalization records from the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. District Court.

History

Land and Deed Records

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Taxation

Vital Records (Civil)

See St. Louis City, Missouri Vital Records for information on St. Louis City vital records and their indexes.

Societies / Museums

St. Louis Genealogical Society.

Web Sites

References

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