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[http://www.vernoncountymo.org/ Vernon County Courthouse]<br>100 W Cherry Street<br>Nevada, MO 64772<br>Phone: 417.448.2500 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1904; <br>Recorder of&nbsp; Deeds has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court recordsc;<br>Probate Court has probate&nbsp;records; County Historical<br>Societ has burial records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Vernon 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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*September 2, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo005.htm Dry Wood Creek]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo005.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref> also known as Big Dry Wood Creek, Battle of the Mules <br>
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*October 25, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo028.htm Marmiton River]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo028.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref> also known as&nbsp;Shiloh Creek, Charlot’s Farm
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Revision as of 21:21, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Vernon County Courthouse
100 W Cherry Street
Nevada, MO 64772
Phone: 417.448.2500

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1904;
Recorder of  Deeds has marriage and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court recordsc;
Probate Court has probate records; County Historical
Societ has burial records[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Vernon County was created 17 February 1851 from Bates County. County seat: Nevada [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • See an interactive map of Vernon County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles was fought in Vernon County

  • September 2, 1861 = Dry Wood Creek[3] also known as Big Dry Wood Creek, Battle of the Mules

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers

Probate

Vernon County Probate Index, 1855-1963 On-line.   Index may be searched by surname of the deceased, the administrator or the heirs. Record copies may be ordered for a nominal sum. The index provides the following:
• ID
• Deceased surname
• Deceased given name
• Comment re deceased
• File type
• Date of Probate
• Administrator surname
• Administrator given name
• Heirs surname
• Heirs given name
• Relationship to Deceased
• Field 12

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers



Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Vernon 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)