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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt; Washington County'' <br>
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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington_County,_Missouri|Washington County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.washingtoncountymo.us/ Washington County Courthouse]<br>102 N Missouri Street<br>Potosi, MO 63664<br>Phone: 573.438.4901&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891 <br>and death records 1883-1886; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has marriage, divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br>records from 1825; Probate Office has probate<br>records from 1814<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington 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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Washington County, Missouri was organized 21 August 1813. This became effective 1 November 1813. The county was named after George Washington.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*See an interactive map of Washington 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.
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*Belgrade
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*Berryman
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*Cadet
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*Caledonia
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*Courtois
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*Irondale
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*Mineral Point
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*Potosi
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*Richwoods
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*Tiff
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wcplaces.html Washington County, Missouri Places] (GenWeb)
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/cemetery/bwellmasonic-a.html Blackwell Masonic Cemetery, Surnames A-L] (GenWeb; contains a number of Jefferson County residents)  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/cemetery/bwellmasonic-a.html Blackwell Masonic Cemetery, Surnames A-L] (GenWeb; contains a number of Jefferson County residents)  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/cemetery/bwellmasonic-m.html Blackwell Masonic Cemetery, Surnames M-Z] (GenWeb; contains a number of Jefferson County residents)  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/cemetery/bwellmasonic-m.html Blackwell Masonic Cemetery, Surnames M-Z] (GenWeb; contains a number of Jefferson County residents)  
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/james-d.html St. James Church, Washington County, Missouri, Various Burial Records, 1845-1921] (GenWeb)
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/cemetery/wccem.html Washington County, Missouri Cemeteries] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/cemetery/wccem.html Washington County, Missouri Cemeteries] (GenWeb)  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washcem.html Washington County, Missouri Cemetery Records] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washcem.html Washington County, Missouri Cemetery Records] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washphot.html Washington County, Missouri Photos] (of tombstones, U.S. GenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1830/index.txt 1830 census index] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1830/index.txt 1830 census index] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1830/pg0064.txt 1830 census, Part 1 of 2] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wc1830_1.html 1830 census, Part 1 of 2] (Mo. GenWeb)
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1830/pg0089.txt 1830 census, Part 2 of 2 ](U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wc1830_2.html 1830 census, Part 2 of 2] (Mo. GenWeb)  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1830/pg0064.txt 1830 census, Part 1 of 2] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1830/pg0089.txt 1830 census, Part 2 of 2 ](U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/1860SlaveSchedule/1850WashCoSlaveSchedule.txt 1850 slave schedule] (Caulley's Corner)  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1890wash.txt 1890 special enumeration, Union veteran's census] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/census/1890wash.txt 1890 special enumeration, Union veteran's census] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/stjamesrecords.html St. James Catholic Church Records] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/james-d.html St. James Church, Washington County, Missouri, Various Burial Records, 1845-1921] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/james-m.html St. James Church, Washington County, Missouri, Various Marriage Records, 1827-1904] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/stjoachimrecords.html St. Joachim Catholic Church Records] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/firstcommunion.html St. Joachim Church, Washington County, Missouri, First Communion Classes, 1926-1932] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wc1830_2.html St. Joachim Church, Washington County, Missouri, Partial List of Baptism Records, 1820-1899] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/joachim-m.html St. Joachim Church, Washington County, Missouri, Various Marriage Records, 1821-1899] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wcchurches.html Washington County, Missouri Churches] (GenWeb)
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washcrt.html Washington County, Missouri Court Records] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?type=boolean;view=thumbnail;c=platic;rgn1=platic_ti;corig=platic;start=1;size=20;sort=platic_ti;q1=washington Plat Book of Washington County, Missouri] (University of Missouri Digital Library)
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Washington_County Washington County townships] (Histopolis)
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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 Washington County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washmil.html Washington County, Missouri Military Records] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washphot.html Washington County, Missouri Photos] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washnews.html Washington County, Missouri Newspapers] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*[http://vienici.com/moabs/births/abmobrth.html Washington County Birth Records, 1865-1875, 1882-1895] (Vien Ici)
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/james-m.html St. James Church, Washington County, Missouri, Various Marriage Records, 1827-1904] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/joachim-m.html St. Joachim Church, Washington County, Missouri, Various Marriage Records, 1821-1899] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wcmarriage.html Washington County, Missouri Early Marriages] (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wcb34-35.html Washington County, Missouri Marriage Book #34 and #35] (1897-1911) (GenWeb)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washmarr.html Washington County, Missouri Marriage Records] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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*[http://vienici.com/moabs/deaths/abmodeth.html Washington County Death Records, 1883-1893, 1973-1976] (Vien Ici)
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/mabhs.html Mine au Breton Historical Society]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moomahs/ Old Mines Area Historical Society]
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wclib.html Washington County, Missouri Library]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
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*[http://www.freewebs.com/aawashco/ African-American History] (Washington and Iron Counties)
 
*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://carrollscorner.net/SitesWashCo_OldMines.htm Old Mines, Washington County, Missouri] (Carroll's Corner)  
 
*[http://carrollscorner.net/SitesWashCo_OldMines.htm Old Mines, Washington County, Missouri] (Carroll's Corner)  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/potosi.html Potosi, Washington County, Missouri] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/potosi.html Potosi, Washington County, Missouri] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://extension.missouri.edu/publications/DisplayPub.aspx?P=UED6109 Washington County Courthouse] (University of Missouri Extension)  
 
*[http://extension.missouri.edu/publications/DisplayPub.aspx?P=UED6109 Washington County Courthouse] (University of Missouri Extension)  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washbio.html Washington County, Missouri Biographies] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washbio.html Washington County, Missouri Biographies] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/index.html Washington County, Missouri GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/index.html Washington County, Missouri GenWeb]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washhst.html Washington County, Missouri History] (biographies, U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.mogenweb.org/washington/wcpioneers.html Washington County, Missouri Pioneer Families] (GenWeb)
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washington.html Washington County, Missouri U.S. GenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/washington/washington.html Washington County, Missouri U.S. GenWeb Archives]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 22:58, 17 October 2012

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


County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
102 N Missouri Street
Potosi, MO 63664
Phone: 573.438.4901 

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891
and death records 1883-1886; Clerk Circuit
Court has marriage, divorce, court and land 
records from 1825; Probate Office has probate
records from 1814[1]

History

Washington County, Missouri was organized 21 August 1813. This became effective 1 November 1813. The county was named after George Washington.

Parent County

1813--Washington County was created 21 August 1813 from Ste. Genevieve County. County seat: Potosi [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Belgrade
  • Berryman
  • Cadet
  • Caledonia
  • Courtois
  • Irondale
  • Mineral Point
  • Potosi
  • Richwoods
  • Tiff

See also:

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Probate

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), Washington 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).