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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Stone_County,_Missouri|Stone County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.stoneco-mo.us/ Stone County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 45<br>Galena, MO 65656<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1348866668864_554" /><br>Phone: 417.357.6127&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and&nbsp;land records<br>from 1851, probate and court records&nbsp;from 1800’s<br>and military discharge records rec from 1918<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stone 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  ====
  
'''1851--'''Stone County was created from Taney County. '''County seat:''' Galena <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1851--'''Stone County was created 10 February 1851&nbsp;from [[Taney County, Missouri|Taney]] County. '''County seat:''' Galena <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 Stone County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== 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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*[[Barry County, Missouri|Barry]]
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*[[Carroll County, Arkansas|Carroll County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Christian County, Missouri|Christian]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Missouri|Lawrence]]
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*[[Taney County, Missouri|Taney]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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<br>Sone County Historical Society put together a wonderful book called "History of Stone County Missouri" published in 1989. There are 3 volumes. The Family History Library has a copy of the first one.&nbsp; The call number is 977.8794H2h.&nbsp;Volume 2 has been sent to preservation and Vol 3 is currently being digitized. Vol 1 has a section on cemeteries, where to find them and a little about them. Also churches, newspapers, stories and legends, and a large section with almost 400 family histories<br>
  
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Stone_County Stone 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 Stone County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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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>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203559&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Stone&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Stone|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 22:56, 17 October 2012

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Stone County


County Courthouse

Stone County Courthouse
PO Box 45
Galena, MO 65656
Phone: 417.357.6127 

County Clerk has marriage and land records
from 1851, probate and court records from 1800’s
and military discharge records rec from 1918[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Stone County was created 10 February 1851 from Taney County. County seat: Galena [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Stone County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories


Sone County Historical Society put together a wonderful book called "History of Stone County Missouri" published in 1989. There are 3 volumes. The Family History Library has a copy of the first one.  The call number is 977.8794H2h. Volume 2 has been sent to preservation and Vol 3 is currently being digitized. Vol 1 has a section on cemeteries, where to find them and a little about them. Also churches, newspapers, stories and legends, and a large section with almost 400 family histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

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), Stone County, Missouri. Page 406 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).