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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.
 
  
{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy 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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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  December 14,  1818
| founded date = December 14
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|county seat= Troy
| seat = [[Troy, Missouri|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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| 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''']  
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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 ==
  
=== County Information  ===
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=== Description ===
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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>
  
==== Lincoln County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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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>
  
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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 ===
<br>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.<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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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1818''' Lincoln County was created 14 December 1818&nbsp;from [[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]] County. '''County seat:''' Troy <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
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  ====
 
 
 
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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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.
  
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''  
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=== Populated Places ===
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Bedford Township|place|disp=Bedford Township}}
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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>
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Elsberry|place|disp=Elsberry}}
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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>
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Foley|place|disp=Foley}}
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Hawk Point|place|disp=Hawk Point}}
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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>
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Millwood|place|disp=Millwood}}
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{{Populated places
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Millwood Township|place|disp=Millwood Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Moscow Mills|place|disp=Moscow Mills}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Old Monroe|place|disp=Old Monroe}}
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elsberry,_Missouri Elsberry]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Snow Hill Township|place|disp=Snow Hill Township}}
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foley,_Missouri Foley]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Troy|place|disp=Troy}}
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawk_Point,_Missouri Hawk Point]
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Truxton|place|disp=Truxton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Lincoln, Whiteside|place|disp=Whiteside}}
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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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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashek,_Missouri Mashek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen,_Missouri Owen]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sterling_Landing,_Missouri Sterling Landing]
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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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=== History Timeline ===
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Lincoln}}
  
[[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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=== Biographies  ===
<center>{{MOLincoln, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Lincoln}}
== Resources  ==
 
  
==== Biographies  ====
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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 ($)
  
*[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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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Lincoln}}
  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Lincoln County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
 
| 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=1453&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|457161|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=1453 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://lincoln.mogenweb.org/mocems.htm MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/lincoln/lincocem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/lincoln.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=57 MOGravestones]
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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]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://lincoln.mogenweb.org/mocems.htm MOGenWeb]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Lincoln+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=Lincoln&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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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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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/lincoln/lincocem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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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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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/lincoln.htm Tombstone Project]
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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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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=57 MOGravestones]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20446&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=84&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
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
  
==== Church ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{MO Census Intro|Lincoln}}
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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
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=== Church Records ===
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{{MO Church Intro|Lincoln}}
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MO Court Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Church Intro}}  
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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
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Directories ===
*'''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 Directories Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Land ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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=== Genealogies  ===
 +
{{MO Genealogies 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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=== Guardianship ===
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE476702 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{MO Land Intro|Lincoln}}
  
[[Image:Molincoln.jpg|right|400px|Molincoln.jpg]]
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{{MO Land}}
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]  
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{MO Histories Intro|Lincoln}}
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 +
{{MO History}}
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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]
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 +
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MO Lincoln County}}}}
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{{MO Maps Intro|Lincoln}}
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*[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>
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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 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>
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=== Migration ===
 +
{{MO Migration Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Military ====
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=== Military Records ===
*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{MO Military Intro|Lincoln}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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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
  
 +
==== Civil War ====
 +
{{MO Civil War Intro|Lincoln}}
 
'''''Online Records'''''
 
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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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
*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://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
*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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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
  
 
'''''Regiments'''''
 
'''''Regiments'''''
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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>
 
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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:- [[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 C<br>
:- [[2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<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>  
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:- [[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 C<br>
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>  
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:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
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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 D<br>
:- [[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 E<br>
:- [[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 F<br>
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<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>
 
:- [[37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>
 
|}
 
|}
  
===== World War II =====
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==== World War II ====
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{{MO World War II Intro|Lincoln}}
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*'''1940-1945''' {{RecordSearch|2759143|Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1941-1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
*'''1941 - 1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{MO Naturalization Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== 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
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Newspapers ===
 +
{{MO Newspapers Intro|Lincoln}}
  
 
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Lincoln}}
 
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Lincoln}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{MO Obituaries Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Other Records ===
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{{MO Other Records Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}
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=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{MO Periodicals Intro|Lincoln}}
 +
 
 +
=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{MO Probate Intro|Lincoln}}
  
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1750-1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ 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 $
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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 ($)
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== School Records ===
 +
{{MO Schools Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{MO Tax Intro|Lincoln}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Vital Records ===
 +
{{MO Vital Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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==== Birth ====
 +
{{MO Birth Intro|Lincoln}}
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*'''1817-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''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>
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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==== Marriage ====
 +
{{MO Marriage Intro|Lincoln}}
  
*'''1827 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''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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*'''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 $
*'''1865 - 1881''' Lincoln County Birth Index 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|C515343}} 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/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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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
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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] ($)
 +
*'''1825-1879''' Lincoln County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1825-1879. Batch {{IGI|M515341}} at FamilySearch.
 +
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
 +
*'''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.
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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==== Death ====
 +
{{MO Death Intro|Lincoln}}
  
*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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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 ($)
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1866-1936''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7610 Lincoln County, Missouri Deaths, 1866-1936] at Ancestry ($)
*'''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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*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1825 - 1879''' Lincoln County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1825-1879. Batch {{IGI|M515341}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1883''' Lincoln County Death Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|B515874}} at FamilySearch.
*'''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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*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1865 - 1881''' Lincoln County Marriage Index 1865-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515343}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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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>
*'''1879 - 1885''' Lincoln County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1879-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515342}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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==== Divorce ====
 +
{{MO Divorce 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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== Research Facilities ==
*'''1866 - 1936''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7610 Lincoln County, Missouri Deaths, 1866-1936] at Ancestry.com ($)
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{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Lincoln}}
*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*'''1883'''  Lincoln County Death Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|B515874}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
*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>
 
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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=== Archives ===
 +
{{MO Archives Intro|Lincoln}}
  
[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Genealogical Society  ====
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=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries 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>
+
=== Museums ===
 +
{{MO Museums Intro|Lincoln}}
  
=== Historical Society ===
+
== Societies ==
 +
{{MO Societies 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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*'''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]
 +
*'''Lincoln County Historical and Archeological Society'''<br> 211 West Collier Street<br> Troy, MO 63379<br> Phone: 636-338-4344<br>
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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== Websites ==
 +
{{MO Websites Intro|Lincoln}}
 +
* [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
 +
*  [http://lincoln.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/lincoln/lincoln.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*{{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
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*  [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Lincoln/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Lincoln/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/lincoln/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/lincoln-county// StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
 +
*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Lincoln-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
== Research Guides ==
 +
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Lincoln}}
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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== References ==
 +
<references />
  
==== Websites  ====
+
{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 
+
[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Missouri]]
{{WA Websites Intro}}
 
 
 
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
 
|-
 
| 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"
 
|-
 
| 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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[[Category:Missouri_Counties]]
|-
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203068&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Lincoln%22 FamilySearch catalog]
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Lincoln+county+missouri WorldCat]
 
| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
 
| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Lincoln Missouri" and search catalog.
 
|-
 
| 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"
 
|-
 
| 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  ==
 
 
 
<references />{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Missouri]]
 

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]

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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.