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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Warren_County,_Missouri|Warren County]]''
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Guide to '''Warren 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}}  
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Warren County  
 
| county = Warren County  
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| county_map = Missouri Warren County Map.svg.png
 
| state = Missouri
 
| state = Missouri
 
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| founded year = 1833
 
| founded year = 1833
 
| founded date = January 5
 
| founded date = January 5
| seat = Warrenton
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| seat = [[Warrenton, Missouri|Warrenton]]
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| building image = MissouriWarrenCourthouse.jpg
| building address = Warren County Courthouse<br> 104 W Market<br>Warrenton, MO 63383-1903<br>Phone 636.456.3331<br>[http://www.warrencountymo.org/ '''Warren County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Warren County Courthouse<br> 104 W Market<br>Warrenton, MO 63383-1903<br>Phone 636.456.3331<br>[http://www.warrencountymo.org/ '''Warren County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== County Information ===
  
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==== Warren 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" | '''[[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1833
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1884
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1840
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1833
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1833
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Recorder&nbsp;Deeds has marriage and land records from 1833; <br>Probate Court has probate records from 1833; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren 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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Recorder ofDeeds has marriage and land records from 1833; Probate Court has probate records from 1833; Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren 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  ====
  
'''1833--'''Warren County was created 5 January 1833&nbsp;from [[Montgomery County, Missouri|Montgomery]] County. '''County seat:''' Warrenton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1833''' Warren County was created 5 January 1833 from [[Montgomery County, Missouri Genealogy|Montgomery]] County. '''County seat:''' Warrenton <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 Warren 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, Warren, Case|place|disp=Case}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Charrette|place|disp=Charrette}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Concord Hill|place|disp=Concord Hill}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Dutzow|place|disp=Dutzow}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Elkhorn Township|place|disp=Elkhorn Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Marthasville|place|disp=Marthasville}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Pinckney|place|disp=Pinckney}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Warrenton|place|disp=Warrenton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Warren, Wright City|place|disp=Wright City}}
  
 
*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  ====
  
*[[Franklin County, Missouri|Franklin]]  
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[[Franklin County, Missouri Genealogy|Franklin]] {{•}} [[Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy|Gasconade]] {{•}} [[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy|Lincoln]] {{•}} [[Montgomery County, Missouri Genealogy|Montgomery]] {{•}} [[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]]  
*[[Gasconade County, Missouri|Gasconade]]  
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{{MOWarren, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Lincoln County, Missouri|Lincoln]]  
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== Resources  ==
*[[Montgomery County, Missouri|Montgomery]]  
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*[[St. Charles County, Missouri|St. Charles]]
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==== Biographies  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25619 Portrait and biographical record of St. Charles, Lincoln, and Warren Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: containing portraits and biographical] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=62659 Metcall Cemetery, Hickory Grove] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148806 Wright City Cemetery, Hickory Grove] BillionGraves
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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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=1505&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|457160|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=1505 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mowarren/cem_list.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Warren+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=Warren&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/warren/warrcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/warren.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/warren.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=110 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20747&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=27&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
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==== Census ====
  
==== Census ====
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*'''1732-1933''' - {{RecordSearch|2075262|Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
{{Census|Missouri}}  
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== 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 St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources, including a history of their townships, towns and villages, together with a condensed history of Missouri...''. St. Louis, Missouri&nbsp;: Paul V. Cochrane, 1969.
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**Online at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mostchar/history.htm Rootsweb] (Free) and at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3008868 FamilySearch] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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[[Image:Mowarren.jpg|right|400px|Mowarren.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
 
*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Warren_County Warren County townships] (Histopolis)
 
*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Warren_County Warren County townships] (Histopolis)
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== 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
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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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'''''Regiments''''' Civil War service men from Warren County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Warren County. <br>
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- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>- [[32nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|32nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company K<br>- [[1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company F<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>- [[59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Independent Company later Organized as Company A<br>- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>
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*Civil War service men from Warren County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Warren County.&nbsp;<br>
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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
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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|Warren}}
  
 
==== 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  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== '''''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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*'''1833 - 1881''' Warren County Birth Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|C515891}} 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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*'''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 $
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
  
*''[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE105739 The Marriage Records of Warren County, Books A and B,]''
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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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*'''1833 - 1860''' [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE105739 The Marriage Records of Warren County, Books A and B] - Digital book (readable online). Has a surname index and some notes with entries, especially for underage brides and grooms who needed parental consent.
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*'''1833 - 1881''' Warren County Marriage Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515891}} at FamilySearch - free.
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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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*'''1881 - 1885''' Warren County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515892}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
Digital book (readable online). 1833-1860. Has a surname index and some notes with entries, especially for underage brides and grooms who needed parental consent.
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/data/MissouriMarriage.php 1807-1880 Missouri Marriages] (Warren County 1833-1861) by Access Genealogy. Searchable.
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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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*'''1884''' Warren County Death Index 1884. Batch {{IGI|B514628}} at FamilySearch - free.
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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.
  
===== '''''Deaths''''' =====
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries ==
  
*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.
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Warren County Historical Society<br> P.O. Box 12<br>Market and Walton Streets<br> Warrenton, MO 63383<br> Phone: 636-456-3820
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Warrenton Missouri Family History Center]]
 
*[[Warrenton Missouri Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites  ====
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:warren+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/~mowarren/index.html 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/warren/warren.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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|}
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Warren/ 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/genealogy/USA/MO/Warren/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/Warren/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/warren-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/Warren-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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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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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%20Warren%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 19:40, 7 February 2018

United States
Missouri
Warren County

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


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Warren County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 5, 1833
County Seat Warrenton
Courthouse
MissouriWarrenCourthouse.jpg
Address Warren County Courthouse
104 W Market
Warrenton, MO 63383-1903
Phone 636.456.3331
Warren County Website


County Information

Warren County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1833 1884 1840 1833 1833

County Courthouse

Recorder ofDeeds has marriage and land records from 1833; Probate Court has probate records from 1833; Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records.[2]

History

Parent County

1833 Warren County was created 5 January 1833 from Montgomery County. County seat: Warrenton [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

Franklin  • Gasconade  • Lincoln  • Montgomery  • St. Charles

Warren CountyLincoln CountySt. Louis CountySt. Charles CountyMontgomery CountyJefferson CountyFranklin CountyGasconade CountyOsage CountyCallaway CountyAudrain CountyPike CountyCalhoun CountyJersey CountyGreene CountyMadison CountyMacoupin CountySt. Clair CountyMonroe CountyMOWarren.JPG

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

For tips on accessing Warren 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 Warren 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 St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri : written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources, including a history of their townships, towns and villages, together with a condensed history of Missouri.... St. Louis, Missouri : Paul V. Cochrane, 1969.

Maps

Mowarren.jpg

Military

Civil War

Online Records


Regiments Civil War service men from Warren County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Warren County.

- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 32nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company K
- 1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union), Company F
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D

- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company I
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Independent Company later Organized as Company A
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

  • Warren County Historical Society
    P.O. Box 12
    Market and Walton Streets
    Warrenton, MO 63383
    Phone: 636-456-3820

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 Warren 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 Warren 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 "Warren Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Warren County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Warren 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), Warren 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.