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Vernon County; 100 W Cherry St; Nevada, MO 64772; Ph. 417.448.2500 Details: (Vernon created 17 Feb 1851, but act was declared unconstitutional since its territory was exactly that of bates Co; legally created 27 Feb 1855; reorganized 17 Oct 1865 after total suspension of civil order during Civil War; Courthouse destroyed during that period, but clk had taken the rec with him when he joined the army and all rec were later recovered, except the deed book) (Co Clk has b & d rec 1883-1904; Redf Deeds has m & land rec; Clk Cir Ct has div & ct rec; Pro Ct has pro rec; Co Hist Soc has bur rec)
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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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| county = Vernon County
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| founded year = 1851
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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'''] }}
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== 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>
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Vernon_County Vernon County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Vernon_County Vernon County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
  
*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>
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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>  
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-vernon-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Vernon County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
  
 
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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
 
*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
  
[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri  
  
 
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
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*'''1883-1897''' - Vernon County Birth Index 1883-1897. Batch {{IGI|C514611}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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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*'''1855-1885''' - Vernon County Marriage Index 1855-1885. Batches {{IGI|M515881}} and {{IGI|M515882}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
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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>
 
*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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*'''1883-1897''' - Vernon County Death Index 1883-1897. Batch {{IGI|B514611}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
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Revision as of 03:40, 7 May 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
  • 1883-1897 - Vernon County Birth Index 1883-1897. Batch C514611 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Marriages
  • 1855-1885 - Vernon County Marriage Index 1855-1885. Batches M515881 and M515882 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Deaths
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883-1897 - Vernon County Death Index 1883-1897. Batch B514611 at FamilySearch - free.[5]

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)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 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.
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