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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wright_County,_Missouri|Wright County]]''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt;Wright County'' <br>
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Wright-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Wright County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square<br>Hartville, MO 65667-0098<br>Phone: 417.741.6661&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, and court records; <br>Probate Judge has probate records; County Recorder&nbsp;has&nbsp;<br>land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wright County, Missouri. Page 407 {{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  ====
  
Wright County was created in 1841 from Pulaski County.
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'''1841--'''Wright County was created 29 January 1841&nbsp;from [[Pulaski County, Missouri|Pulaski]] County. '''County seat:''' Hartville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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*See an interactive map of Wright 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.<br>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Douglas County, Missouri|Douglas]]
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*[[Laclede County, Missouri|Laclede]]
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*[[Texas County, Missouri|Texas]]
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*[[Webster County, Missouri|Webster]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Wright_County Wright 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 Wright County.<br>
  
 
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Wright County
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*January 9-11, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo019.htm Hartville]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo019.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
  
 
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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<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Wright|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Revision as of 22:59, 17 October 2012

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

County Courthouse

Wright County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Hartville, MO 65667-0098
Phone: 417.741.6661 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, and court records;
Probate Judge has probate records; County Recorder has 
land records[1]

History

Parent County

1841--Wright County was created 29 January 1841 from Pulaski County. County seat: Hartville [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Wright County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

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), Wright County, Missouri. Page 407 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 15 August 2012)