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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ste._Genevieve_County,_Missouri|Ste. Genevieve County]]''  
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Guide to '''Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}  
 
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Ste. Genevieve County  
 
| county = Ste. Genevieve County  
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| county_map = Missouri Ste. Genevieve County Map.svg.png
 
| state = Missouri
 
| state = Missouri
 
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| founded year = 1812
 
| founded year = 1812
 
| founded date = October 1
 
| founded date = October 1
| seat = Ste. Genvieve
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| seat = [[Ste. Genevieve, Missouri|Ste. Genvieve]]
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| building image = MissouriStGenevieveCourthouse.jpg
| building address = Ste. Genevieve County Courthouse<br>55 S 3rd Street<br>Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670<br>Phone: 573-883-2791 <br>[http://stegencounty.org/ '''Ste. Genevieve County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Ste. Genevieve County Courthouse<br>55 S 3rd Street<br>Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670<br>Phone: 573-883-2791 <br>[http://stegencounty.org/ '''Ste. Genevieve County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== County Information ===
  
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==== Ste. Genevieve 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" | '''[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1807
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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" | 1804
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1807
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County Clerk has birth and death records&nbsp;1883-1892<br>Circuit Clerk Recorder has marriage, divorce, court and<br>land records, Circuit Court Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. Page 406 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1892; Circuit Clerk Recorder has marriage, divorce, court and land records; Circuit Court Judge has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. Page 406 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1812--'''Ste. Genevieve County was created 1 October 1812&nbsp;as an original county.<br>'''County seat:''' Ste. Genevieve. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1812''' Ste. Genevieve County was created 1 October 1812 as an original county.<br>'''County seat:''' Ste. Genevieve. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*See an interactive map of Ste. Genevieve County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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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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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Bloomsdale|place|disp=Bloomsdale}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Coffman|place|disp=Coffman}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Lawrenceton|place|disp=Lawrenceton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Ozora|place|disp=Ozora}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, River aux Vases|place|disp=River aux Vases}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve|place|disp=Ste. Genevieve}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, St. Marys|place|disp=St. Marys}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Weingarten|place|disp=Weingarten}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Zell|place|disp=Zell}}
  
 
*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.
 
*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.
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Jefferson County, Missouri|Jefferson]]  
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[[Jefferson County, Missouri Genealogy|Jefferson]] {{•}} [[Monroe County, Illinois Genealogy|Monroe County, Illinois]] {{•}} [[Perry County, Missouri Genealogy|Perry]] {{•}} [[Randolph County, Illinois Genealogy|Randolph County, Illinois]] {{•}} [[St. Francois County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Francois]]  
*[[Monroe County, Illinois|Monroe County, Illinois]]  
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{{MOSte. Genevieve, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Perry County, Missouri|Perry]]  
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== Resources  ==
*[[Randolph County, Illinois|Randolph County, Illinois]]  
 
*[[St. Francois County, Missouri|St. Francois]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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[http://stegenevieve.net/ Ste. Genevieve Co, Missouri historical and genealogical resources].
  
 
==== Archives and Libraries  ====
 
==== Archives and Libraries  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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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=1490&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|495594|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=1490 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/stegenevieve/stg-cemtry.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Ste.+Genevieve+Missouri&qt=results_page 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=Ste.%20Genevieve&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/stegen.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/ste_genevieve.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=103 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20654&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=43&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MO Church Intro}}
  
 
==== 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 southeast Missouri. Embracing an historical account of the counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron''. Chicago, The Goodspeed publishing co., 1888.
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**Online at [http://cdm16795.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/mocohist/id/48342 Missouri Digital Heritage] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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[[Image:Moste.genevieve.jpg|right|500px|Moste.genevieve.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]<br>
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Sainte_Genevieve_County Ste. Genevieve County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Sainte_Genevieve_County Ste. Genevieve 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 Ste. Genevieve County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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==== 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
  
*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 Ste. Genevieve County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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===== 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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===== 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|Ste.Genevieve}}
  
 
==== 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 $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*"''Saint Genevieve County, Missouri Records''" - 190 pages - 9842 names - soft cover - full name index - 8.5X11 inches - reprinted 2012. &nbsp; &nbsp;Gives a brief history of the county, Baptismal Records 1759-1811 giving the child's name and their parent. &nbsp;Marriage Book A(1807-1827 and 1842-1866. &nbsp;Abstract of Wills and Administration 1807-1855. &nbsp;Registry of Wolf Scalps 1847-1895. &nbsp;Death Registry 1883-1892. &nbsp;The dates of the baptismal records in this book are some of the earlist in the Colonial times in America. &nbsp;Might be a local library but you can buy it at&nbsp;[http://mountain-press.com/ mountain-press.com/
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
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*"''Saint Genevieve County, Missouri Records''" - 190 pages - 9842 names - soft cover - full name index - 8.5X11 inches - reprinted 2012. Gives a brief history of the county, Baptismal Records 1759-1811, giving the child's name and their parent(s). Marriage Book A 1807-1827 and 1842-1866. Abstract of Wills and Administration 1807-1855. Registry of Wolf Scalps 1847-1895. Death Registry 1883-1892. The dates of the baptismal records in this book are some of the earliest in the Colonial times in America. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/saint-genevieve-county-missouri-records/oclc/808823205&referer=brief_results WorldCat]; or for purchase at&nbsp;[http://mountain-press.com/ Mountain Press ($)]
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''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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*'''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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*'''1883'''  Ste. Genevieve County Birth Index 1883. Batches {{IGI|C583914}} and {{IGI|C583912}} 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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*'''1891'''  Ste. Genevieve County Birth Index 1891. Batch {{IGI|C583913}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
  
[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~caulleyfamilyinfo/MissouriMarriages/index.html Brian Oster Missouri Marriage Records Site]  
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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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*'''1806 - 1896''' Ste. Genevieve County Marriage Index 1806-1896. Batch {{IGI|M515771}} 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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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29443 Marriage records, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri] at Ancestry.com $
  
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
*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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*'''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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*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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== 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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Bolduc House Museum<br>123 S Main Street<br>Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670<br>Phone: 573-883-3105<br>[http://www.bolduchouse.org/Rozier%20Library.aspx Website]<br> [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bolduc-House-Museum/42942974051 Facebook]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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==== Websites  ====
  
== Societies and Museums  ==
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:ste.+genevieve+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.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mostegen/ 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/stegenevieve/stegen.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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/SteGenevieve/ 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/sainte_genevieve-mo-genealogy/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/Ste-Genevieve/ CyndisList]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/ste-genevieve-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/Ste-Genevieve-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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== Web Sites  ==
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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=203545&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Ste.%20Genevieve%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/ste-genevieve-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 "Ste. Genevieve Missouri" and search catalog.
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Latest revision as of 21:10, 23 August 2017

United States
Missouri
Ste. Genevieve County

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


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Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Ste. Genevieve County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 1, 1812
County Seat Ste. Genvieve
Courthouse
MissouriStGenevieveCourthouse.jpg
Address Ste. Genevieve County Courthouse
55 S 3rd Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Phone: 573-883-2791
Ste. Genevieve County Website


County Information

Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1807 1883 1830 1804 1807

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1892; Circuit Clerk Recorder has marriage, divorce, court and land records; Circuit Court Judge has probate records.[2]

History

Ste. Genevieve County predates the state of Missouri which was admitted to the union in 1821. Ste. Genevieve was one of the five original districts of the Louisiana Territory from 1805-1812 and one of the five original counties of the Missouri Territory from 1812 to 1821.

Parent County

1812 Ste. Genevieve County was created 1 October 1812 as an original county.
County seat: Ste. Genevieve. [3]

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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Jefferson  • Monroe County, Illinois  • Perry  • Randolph County, Illinois  • St. Francois

Ste. Genevieve CountyIron CountyMadison CountyWashington CountySt. Francois CountyJefferson CountyWayne CountyCape Girardeau CountyBollinger CountyReynolds CountyScott CountyRandolph CountyPerry CountyJackson CountyWashington CountySt. Clair CountyPerry CountySt. Clair CountyMonroe CountyMOSte. Genevieve.JPG

Resources

Ste. Genevieve Co, Missouri historical and genealogical resources.

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

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

Census

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

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 Ste. Genevieve 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 southeast Missouri. Embracing an historical account of the counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron. Chicago, The Goodspeed publishing co., 1888.

Maps

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Military

Civil War

Online Records

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Ste. Genevieve 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.

  • "Saint Genevieve County, Missouri Records" - 190 pages - 9842 names - soft cover - full name index - 8.5X11 inches - reprinted 2012. Gives a brief history of the county, Baptismal Records 1759-1811, giving the child's name and their parent(s). Marriage Book A 1807-1827 and 1842-1866. Abstract of Wills and Administration 1807-1855. Registry of Wolf Scalps 1847-1895. Death Registry 1883-1892. The dates of the baptismal records in this book are some of the earliest in the Colonial times in America. WorldCat; or for purchase at Mountain Press ($)
Births
Marriages
Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Bolduc House Museum
123 S Main Street
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Phone: 573-883-3105
Website
Facebook

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
Sites that search for links pertaining to Ste. Genevieve 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 Ste. Genevieve 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 "Ste. Genevieve Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Ste. Genevieve County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search

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), Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. Page 406 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 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.