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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt;Vernon County'' <br>  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vernon_County,_Missouri|Vernon County]]''
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Guide to '''Vernon County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Vernon County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = Nevada
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| building address = Vernon County Courthouse<br> 100 W Cherry Street<br>Nevada, MO 64772<br>Phone: 417.448.2500 <br>[http://www.vernoncountymo.org/ '''Vernon County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851--'''Vernon County was created from Bates County. '''County seat:''' Nevada <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1851--'''Vernon County was created 17 February 1851&nbsp;from [[Bates County, Missouri|Bates]] County. '''County seat:''' Nevada <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*See an interactive map of Vernon County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
== 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>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Barton County, Missouri|Barton]]
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*[[Bates County, Missouri|Bates]]
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*[[Bourbon County, Kansas|Bourbon County, Kansas]]
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*[[Cedar County, Missouri|Cedar]]
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*[[Crawford County, Kansas|Crawford County, Kansas]]
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*[[Linn County, Kansas|Linn County, Kansas]]
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*[[St. Clair County, Missouri|St. Clair]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Vernon_County Vernon 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 Vernon County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battles  =====
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The following Civil War Battles was fought in Vernon County
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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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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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[http://www.bushwhacker.org/ Vernon County Probate Index], 1855-1963 On-line.&nbsp; &nbsp;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:<br>• ID<br>• Deceased surname<br>• Deceased given name<br>• Comment re deceased<br>• File type<br>• Date of Probate<br>• Administrator surname<br>• Administrator given name<br>• Heirs surname<br>• Heirs given name<br>• Relationship to Deceased<br>• Field 12
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Nevada Missouri Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203577&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Vernon&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Vernon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:32, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Vernon County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Vernon County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1851
County Seat Nevada
Courthouse
Address Vernon County Courthouse
100 W Cherry Street
Nevada, MO 64772
Phone: 417.448.2500
Vernon County Website


County Courthouse




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)
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