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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

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

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1849 McDonald County was created 3 March 1849 from Newton County. County seat: Pineville. [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"(1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1856 Log courthouse was demolished. 

1863 Courthouse burned, destroying most records. Deeds before 1863 were recreated.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Barry  •  Benton County, Arkansas  •  Delaware County, Oklahoma  •  Newton  •  Ottawa County, Oklahoma