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Guide to '''Lincoln County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Lincoln County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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|organized=  December 14,  1818
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|county seat= Troy
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|parent county= [[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Calhoun County, Illinois Genealogy|Calhoun (IL)]]
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|county2= [[Montgomery County, Missouri Genealogy|Montgomery]]
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|county3= [[Pike County, Missouri Genealogy|Pike]]
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|county4= [[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]]
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|county5= [[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy|Warren]]</br><center>[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== Description ===
| county = Lincoln County
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The County was named for Benjamin Lincoln. The County is located in the east central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Lincoln, Missouri," in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_Missouri.'' accessed 9/12/2018</ref>
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| founded year = 1818
 
| founded date = December 14
 
| seat = [[Troy, Missouri|Troy]]
 
| building image = MissouriLincolnCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br>201 Main Street<br>Troy, MO 63379<br>Phone: 636.528.4415<br>[http://www.lcmo.us/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}
 
  
=== County Information  ===
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Lincoln}}
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'''Lincoln County Courthouse'''<br>201 Main Street<br>Troy, MO 63379<br>Phone: 636-528-4415<br>[http://www.lcmo.us/ Lincoln County Website]<br><br>
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County Recorder has marriage records from 1825, land, death and burial records.<br>
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Probate Judge has probate records from 1823.<br>
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Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Lincoln County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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=== Lincoln County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
 
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Lincoln}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Missouri. Page 397-407 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.</ref></center>
 
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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="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1825
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1819
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1819
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1823
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
 
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911. </center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1825
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1820
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1819
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1820
 
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
<br>&nbsp;<br><br>County Recorder&nbsp;has marriage&nbsp;records from 1825, land, <br>death and burial records; Pro Judge has probate records<br>from 1823; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Lincoln}}
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*'''1818''' Lincoln County was created 14 December 1818&nbsp;from [[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]] County.
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*'''County seat:''' Troy<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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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.
  
== History  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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For a complete list of populated places in Lincoln County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://missouri.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,113,c,lincoln.cfm HomeTown Locator].<br>
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The [https://shsmo.org 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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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>
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Wikipedia contributors, "Lincoln County, Missouri," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_Missouri Lincoln County Missouri], Accessed Oct 2019.</ref>
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{{Populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elsberry,_Missouri Elsberry]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foley,_Missouri Foley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawk_Point,_Missouri Hawk Point]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moscow_Mills,_Missouri Moscow Mills]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Monroe,_Missouri Old Monroe]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troy,_Missouri Troy]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winfield,_Missouri Winfield]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cave,_Missouri Cave]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chain_of_Rocks,_Missouri Chain of Rocks]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fountain_N%27_Lakes,_Missouri Fountain N' Lakes]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silex,_Missouri Silex]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truxton,_Missouri Truxton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whiteside,_Missouri Whiteside]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apex,_Missouri Apex]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentville,_Missouri Argentville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auburn,_Missouri Auburn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brevator,_Missouri Brevator]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Briscoe,_Missouri Briscoe]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brussells,_Missouri Brussells]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap_au_Gris,_Missouri Cap au Gris]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chantilly,_Missouri Chantilly]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corso,_Missouri Corso]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dameron,_Missouri Dameron]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis,_Missouri Davis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethlyn,_Missouri Ethlyn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairview,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Fairview]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Famous,_Missouri Famous]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisville,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Louisville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackville,_Missouri Mackville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millwood,_Missouri Millwood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Hope,_Missouri New Hope]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okete,_Missouri Okete]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olney,_Missouri Olney]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Troy,_Missouri South Troy]
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*All townships are inactive
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedford_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Bedford]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedford_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Burr Oak]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Clark]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawk_Point_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Hawk Point]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Hurricane]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millwood_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Millwood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monroe_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Monroe]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineveh_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Nineveh]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Prairie]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow_Hill_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Snow Hill]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Union]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waverly_Township,_Lincoln_County,_Missouri Waverly]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burr_Oak,_Missouri Burr Oak]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobart,_Missouri Hobart]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashek,_Missouri Mashek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen,_Missouri Owen]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sterling_Landing,_Missouri Sterling Landing]
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</div>
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}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Lincoln}}
  
'''1818''' Lincoln County was created 14 December 1818&nbsp;from [[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]] County. '''County seat:''' Troy <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Lincoln}}
  
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.
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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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 ($)
  
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Lincoln}}
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Lincoln}}
  
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''  
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Bedford Township|place|disp=Bedford Township}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Lincoln County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Elsberry|place|disp=Elsberry}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Foley|place|disp=Foley}}
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Hawk Point|place|disp=Hawk Point}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Millwood|place|disp=Millwood}}
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Millwood Township|place|disp=Millwood Township}}  
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* [http://lincoln.mogenweb.org/mocems.htm MOGenWeb]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Moscow Mills|place|disp=Moscow Mills}}
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/lincoln/lincocem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Old Monroe|place|disp=Old Monroe}}
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/lincoln.htm Tombstone Project]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Snow Hill Township|place|disp=Snow Hill Township}}
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=57 MOGravestones]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Troy|place|disp=Troy}}
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* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20446&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=84&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Truxton|place|disp=Truxton}}
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Whiteside|place|disp=Whiteside}}
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* {{FHL|457161|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Lincoln+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Missouri/Lincoln-County?id=county_1453 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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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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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{MO Census Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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
  
[[Calhoun County, Illinois Genealogy|Calhoun County, Illinois]] {{•}} [[Montgomery County, Missouri Genealogy|Montgomery]] {{•}} [[Pike County, Missouri Genealogy|Pike]] {{•}} [[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]] {{•}} [[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy|Warren]]
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=== Church Records ===
<center>{{MOLincoln, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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{{MO Church Intro|Lincoln}}
== Resources  ==
 
  
==== Biographies  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MO Court Intro|Lincoln}}
  
*[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 ($)
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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 and images
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{MO Directories Intro|Lincoln}}
  
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1453 FindaGrave Listings.]
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Church Intro}}  
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Court ====
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=== Genealogies ===
*'''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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{{MO Genealogies Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{MO Land Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{MO Histories Intro|Lincoln}}
  
*Goodspeed Publishing Company (Chicago). ''History of Lincoln County, Missouri from the earliest time to the present&nbsp;: including a department devoted to the preservation of sundry personal, business, professional and private records; besides a valuable fund of notes, original observations, etc.''. Chicago&nbsp;: Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1888.
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{{MO History}}
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE476702 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*''History of Lincoln County, Missouri.'' 1888. Chicago : Goodspeed Pub. Co. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE476702 FamilySearch]
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MO Lincoln County}}}}
[[Image:Molincoln.jpg|900px|Molincoln.jpg]]
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{{MO Maps Intro|Lincoln}}
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]  
 
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Lincoln_County Lincoln County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Lincoln_County Lincoln 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 Lincoln County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<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 Lincoln County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
==== Military  ====
+
=== Migration ===
*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
+
{{MO Migration Intro|Lincoln}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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=== Military Records ===
 +
{{MO Military Intro|Lincoln}}
  
'''Online Records'''
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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
*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
 
  
{{VAciv}}
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==== Civil War ====
:- [[2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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{{MO Civil War Intro|Lincoln}}
:- [[2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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'''''Online Records'''''
:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company <br>
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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
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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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
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
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*'''1911-1938''' {{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications, 1911-1938}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
 
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
 
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
 
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>
 
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br><br>
 
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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'''''Regiments'''''
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index
 
  
==== Newspapers  ====
+
Service men in Lincoln County, Missouri 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 Lincoln County, Missouri:<br>
 
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{| width 100%
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Lincoln}}
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|-
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| valign="top" width="50%"|
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:- [[2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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:- [[2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
 +
:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company <br>
 +
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
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| valign="top" width="50%"|
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:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
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:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
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:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>
 +
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>
 +
|}
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== World War II ====
 +
{{MO World War II Intro|Lincoln}}
 +
*'''1940-1945''' {{RecordSearch|2759143|Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1941-1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 +
{{MO Naturalization Intro|Lincoln}}
  
'''Online Probate Records'''
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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
*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
 
*'''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  ====
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{MO Newspapers Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Lincoln}}
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=== Obituaries ===
 +
{{MO Obituaries Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Other Records ===
 +
{{MO Other Records Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{MO Periodicals Intro|Lincoln}}
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{MO Probate Intro|Lincoln}}
  
*'''1827 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''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 $  
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*'''1750-1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images
*'''1865 - 1881''' Lincoln County Birth Index 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|C515343}} 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/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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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] — index and images ($)
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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=== School Records ===
 +
{{MO Schools Intro|Lincoln}}
  
*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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=== Tax Records ===
*'''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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{{MO Tax Intro|Lincoln}}
*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
 
*'''1825 - 1879''' Lincoln County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1825-1879. Batch {{IGI|M515341}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
*'''1865 - 1881''' Lincoln County Marriage Index 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515343}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1879 - 1885''' Lincoln County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1879-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515342}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{MO Vital Intro|Lincoln}}
  
*'''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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==== Birth ====
*'''1866 - 1936''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7610 Lincoln County, Missouri Deaths, 1866-1936] at Ancestry.com ($)
+
{{MO Birth Intro|Lincoln}}
*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1817-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1883''' Lincoln County Death Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|B515874}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />  
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*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>  
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*'''1851-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
 +
*'''1865-1881''' Lincoln County Birth Index 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|C515343}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
+
==== Marriage ====
 +
{{MO Marriage Intro|Lincoln}}
  
[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1776-1988''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=missouri%2cmo Missouri, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 +
*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
 +
*'''1825-1879''' Lincoln County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1825-1879. Batch {{IGI|M515341}} at FamilySearch.
 +
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
 +
*'''1865-1881''' Lincoln County Marriage Index 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515343}} at FamilySearch.
 +
*'''1879-1885''' Lincoln County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1879-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515342}} at FamilySearch.
  
==== Genealogical Society  ====
+
==== Death ====
 +
{{MO Death Intro|Lincoln}}
  
[http://www.mogenweb.org/lincoln/research/lcsociety.htm Lincoln County Genealogical Society and Library]<br>1023 Ridge Road<br>Troy, MO 63379-5654<br>Phone: 636-528-7551<br>[http://www.mogenweb.org/lincoln/research/lcsociety.htm Website]<br>
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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] — index/images ($)
 +
*'''1866-1936''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7610 Lincoln County, Missouri Deaths, 1866-1936] at Ancestry ($)
 +
*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1883'''  Lincoln County Death Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|B515874}} at FamilySearch.
 +
*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*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>
  
=== Historical Society ===
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==== Divorce ====
 +
{{MO Divorce Intro|Lincoln}}
  
Lincoln County Historical and Archeological Society<br> 211 West Collier Street<br> Troy, MO 63379<br> Phone: 636-338-4344<br>
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== Research Facilities ==
 +
{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Archives ===
 +
{{MO Archives Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}  
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=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Web Sites  ====
+
=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}  
+
=== Museums ===
 +
{{MO Museums Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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== Societies ==
|-
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{{MO Societies Intro|Lincoln}}
| width="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites with online indexes or images of records''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:lincoln+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://lincoln.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/lincoln/lincoln.htm USGenWeb Archives]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
+
*'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society and Library'''<br>1023 Ridge Road<br>Troy, MO 63379-5654<br>Phone: 636-528-7551<br>[http://www.mogenweb.org/lincoln/research/lcsociety.htm Website]
|-
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*'''Lincoln County Historical and Archeological Society'''<br> 211 West Collier Street<br> Troy, MO 63379<br> Phone: 636-338-4344<br>
| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Lincoln/ RootsWeb resources]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Lincoln/ Linkpendium]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/lincoln/ CyndisList]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/lincoln-county// StateofUS]  
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Lincoln-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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== Websites ==
|-
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{{MO Websites Intro|Lincoln}}
| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
+
*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:lincoln+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
|-
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*  [http://lincoln.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203068&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Lincoln%22 FamilySearch catalog]  
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*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/lincoln/lincoln.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|203194|Missouri|Lincoln}}. Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
|-
+
[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Lincoln/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Lincoln+county+missouri WorldCat]  
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[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Lincoln/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/lincoln/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
|-
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*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/lincoln-county// StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]  
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[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Lincoln-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Lincoln Missouri" and search catalog.
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== Research Guides ==
|-
+
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Lincoln}}
| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]  
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Lincoln County"
 
|-
 
| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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== References ==
|-
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<references />
| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
 
| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
 
|-
 
| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
 
| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.lincoln/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
 
| width="70%" | Lincoln County Message Board
 
|}
 
  
== References  ==
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{{Missouri|Missouri}}
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[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Missouri]]
  
<references />{{Missouri|Missouri}}
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[[Category:Missouri_Counties]]
 
 
[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Missouri]]
 

Latest revision as of 12:20, 8 November 2019

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

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County Facts
County seat: Troy
Organized: December 14, 1818
Parent County(s): St. Charles[1]
Neighboring Counties
Calhoun (IL)  • Montgomery  • Pike  • St. Charles  • Warren
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriLincolnCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Lincoln County Map.svg.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for Benjamin Lincoln. The County is located in the east central area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Lincoln County Courthouse
201 Main Street
Troy, MO 63379
Phone: 636-528-4415
Lincoln County Website

County Recorder has marriage records from 1825, land, death and burial records.
Probate Judge has probate records from 1823.
Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records.[3]

Lincoln County, Missouri Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[4]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1883 1825 1883 1819 1819 1823 1830
Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1818 Lincoln County was created 14 December 1818 from St. Charles County.
  • County seat: Troy[5]

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.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places in Lincoln County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator.
The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[6]

Cities
Villages
Unincorporated communities
Townships
Ghost towns


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Lincoln County, Missouri online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

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 Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, Missouri. 1888. Chicago : Goodspeed Pub. Co. Available online at FamilySearch

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Pike CountySt. Charles CountyWarren CountyMontgomery CountyCalhoun CountyMO LINCOLN.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Lincoln County, Missouri 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 Lincoln County, Missouri:

- 2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union), Company
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company I

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

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.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

  • Lincoln County Genealogical Society and Library
    1023 Ridge Road
    Troy, MO 63379-5654
    Phone: 636-528-7551
    Website
  • Lincoln County Historical and Archeological Society
    211 West Collier Street
    Troy, MO 63379
    Phone: 636-338-4344

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • FamilySearch Catalog . Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
  • 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 ($)

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Lincoln, Missouri," in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_Missouri. accessed 9/12/2018
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Missouri. Page 397-407 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Lincoln County, Missouri," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, Lincoln County Missouri, Accessed Oct 2019.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.