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Guide to '''Moniteau 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 '''Moniteau 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=  February 14,  1845
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|county seat= California
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|parent county= [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]], [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]]<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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== County Information ==
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== Description ===
| county = Moniteau County
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The County was named for the Moniteau Creek. The County is located in the centre area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Moniteau, Missouri," in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moniteau_County,_Missouri.'' accessed 9/12/2018</ref>
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| founded year = 1845
 
| founded date = February 14
 
| seat = [[California, Missouri|California]]
 
| building image = MissouriMoniteauCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Moniteau County Courthouse<br> 200 East Main Street<br>California, Mo 65018<br>Phone: 573-796-4661<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Moniteau-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Moniteau County Website'''] }}
 
=== County Information ===
 
==== Moniteau County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
 
  
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Moniteau}}
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'''Moniteau County Courthouse'''<br> 200 East Main Street<br>California, MO 65018<br>Phone: 573-796-4661<br>[http://www.moniteau.net/ Moniteau County Website]<br><br>
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Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records from 1845.<br>
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Probate Court has probate records from 1845. <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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=== Moniteau County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Moniteau}}
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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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| 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), Moniteau 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="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']] '''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1845
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1845
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1845
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1845
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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>
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Record Loss ===
 
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Recorder of deeds has marriage and land records from 1845; Probate Court has probate records from 1845. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Moniteau County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1845'''  Moniteau County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]] and [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]] Counties. '''County seat:''' California <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|Moniteau}}
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*'''1845''' Moniteau County was created 14 February 1845 from [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]] and [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]] Counties.
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*'''County seat:''' California<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 ===
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For a complete list of populated places in Moniteau County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://missouri.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,135,c,moniteau.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, "Moniteau County, Missouri," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moniteau_County,_Missouri Moniteau County Missouri], accessed Oct 2019.</ref>
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{{Populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California,_Missouri California]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarksburg,_Missouri Clarksburg]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lupus,_Missouri Lupus]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipton,_Missouri Tipton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamestown,_Missouri Jamestown]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacon,_Missouri Bacon]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedron,_Missouri Cedron]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corticelli,_Missouri Corticelli]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enon,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Enon]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortuna,_Missouri Fortuna]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Point,_Missouri High Point]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kliever,_Missouri Kliever]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latham,_Missouri Latham]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McGirk,_Missouri McGirk]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renfro,_Missouri Renfro]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_Hook,_Missouri Sandy Hook]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burris_Fork_Township,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Burris Fork]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Township,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Harrison]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linn_Township,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Linn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moreau_Township,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Moreau]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_Grove_Township,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Pilot Grove]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walker_Township,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Walker]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_Fork_Township,_Moniteau_County,_Missouri Willow Fork]
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, California|place|disp=California}}
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=== History Timeline ===
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Cedron|place|disp=Cedron}}
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Moniteau}}
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Clarksburg|place|disp=Clarksburg}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Enon|place|disp=Enon}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Fortuna|place|disp=Fortuna}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, High Point|place|disp=High Point}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Jamestown|place|disp=Jamestown}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Linn Township|place|disp=Linn Township}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Lupus|place|disp=Lupus}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, McGirk|place|disp=McGirk}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Moreau Township|place|disp=Moreau Township}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Sandy Hook|place|disp=Sandy Hook}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Tipton|place|disp=Tipton}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Walker Township|place|disp=Walker Township}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Moniteau, Willow Fork|place|disp=Willow Fork}}
 
  
*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 Missouri Counties.<br>
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Moniteau}}
  
[[Boone County, Missouri Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]] {{•}} [[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy|Cooper]] {{•}} [[Miller County, Missouri Genealogy|Miller]] {{•}} [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]]
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*All of the family biographies from the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/moniteau-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp History of Moniteau County, Missouri] (1889) by Goodspeed Publishing Company are available free online at My Genealogy Hound.
{{MOMoniteau, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
  
*All of the family biographies from the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/moniteau-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp History of Moniteau County, Missouri] (1889) by Goodspeed Publishing Company are available free online at My Genealogy Hound.
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Moniteau}}
  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
 
| 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=1464&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1464 Findagrave.com]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.moniteau.net/moniteaucemetery.htm MOGenWeb]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Moniteau+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Moniteau&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/moniteau/monticem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/moniteau.htm Tombstone Project]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Moniteau County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=68 MOGravestones]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.moniteau.net/moniteaucemetery.htm MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/moniteau/monticem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/moniteau.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=68 MOGravestones]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20506&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=41&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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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>
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Moniteau+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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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/Moniteau-County?id=county_1464 Findagrave.com]
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[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394544&reqParentsLabel=Moniteau%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
 
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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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*[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
  
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moniteau_County,_Missouri#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1850 |6004
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|1860 |10124 
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|1870 |11375
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|1880 |14346
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|1890 |15630
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|1900 |15931
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|1910 |14375
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|1920 |13532
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|1930 |12173
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|1940 |11775
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|1950 |10840
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|1960 |10500
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|1970 |10742
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|1980 |12068
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|1990 |12298
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|2000 |14827
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|2010 |15607
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{{MO Census Intro|Moniteau}}
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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|Moniteau}}<br>
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'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
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*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394544&reqParentsLabel=Moniteau%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
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'''''Catholic'''''<br>
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'''Assumption, Cedron'''
  
*'''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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*'''1852-1876''' Assumption Church, Cedron, Baptism Index 1852-1876. Batch {{IGI|C515001}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissourij.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1884-1885''' Assumption Church, Cedron, Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515001}} at FamilySearch.
  
==== Church  ====
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'''St. Andrew's, Tipton'''
  
{{MO Church Intro}}  
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*'''1849-1876''' St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511851}} at FamilySearch.
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*'''1851-1876''' St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Marriage Index 1851-1876. Batch {{IGI|M511851}} at FamilySearch.
  
===== Catholic  =====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MO Court Intro|Moniteau}}
  
'''Assumption, Cedron'''  
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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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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6035 Moniteau County, Missouri: Marriages (1845-1860) &amp; Wills (1845-1914)] at Ancestry ($)
  
*'''1852 - 1876''' Assumption Church, Cedron, Baptism Index 1852-1876. Batch {{IGI|C515001}} 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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=== Directories ===
*'''1884 - 1885''' Assumption Church, Cedron, Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515001}} at FamilySearch - free.
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{{MO Directories Intro|Moniteau}}
  
'''St. Andrew's, Tipton'''
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Moniteau}}
  
*'''1849 - 1876''' St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511851}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
*'''1851 - 1876''' St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Marriage Index 1851-1876. Batch {{IGI|M511851}} at FamilySearch - free.
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{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Court ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
*'''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 Funeral Homes Intro|Moniteau}}
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6035 Moniteau County, Missouri: Marriages (1845-1860) &amp; Wills (1845-1914)] at Ancestry.com ($)
 
  
==== Land ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{MO Genealogies Intro|Moniteau}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{MO Land Intro|Moniteau}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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{{MO Land}}
  
*Herfurth, Charles. ''As I remember Sandy Hook&nbsp;: Moniteau County, Missouri''. [Moniteau County, Mo.]&nbsp;: Moniteau County Historical Society, [19--].
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=== Local Histories ===
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3454134 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Histories Intro|Moniteau}}
*Ford, James Everett. ''A history of Moniteau County, Missouri''. California, Missouri?]&nbsp;: M.H. Crawford, 1936.
 
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE91390 FamilySearch] (Free)
 
*Moniteau County Historical Society (Mo.). ''Moniteau County, Missouri family history book&nbsp;: a history of Moniteau County and it's people''. California, Mo&nbsp;: Moniteau County Historical Society, c1980-2000.
 
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3834827 FamilySearch] (Free)
 
  
==== Maps  ====
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{{MO History}}
  
[[Image:Momoniteau.jpg|right|400px|Momoniteau.jpg]]  
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*''A History of Moniteau County, Missouri''. By James Everett Ford. 1936. California, Missouri? : M.H. Crawford. Available online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/484543-a-history-of-moniteau-county-missouri?offset=1 FamilySearch]
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*''As I Remember Sandy Hook : Moniteau County, Missouri''. By Charles Herfurth. [19--]. [Moniteau County, Mo.] : Moniteau County Historical Society. Available online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/233518-as-i-remember-sandy-hook-moniteau-county-missouri?offset=1 FamilySearch]
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*''Moniteau County, Missouri Family History Book : a History of Moniteau County and its People''. By Moniteau County Historical Society (Mo.). c1980-2000. California, Mo : Moniteau County Historical Society. Available through [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/304694 FamilySearch Catalog]
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]  
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MO Moniteau County}}}}
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{{MO Maps Intro|Moniteau}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Moniteau_County Moniteau County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Moniteau_County Moniteau 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 Moniteau County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394544&reqParentsLabel=Moniteau%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
  
*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 Moniteau County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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=== Migration ===
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{{MO Migration Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Military ====
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=== Military Records ===
*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{MO Military Intro|Moniteau}}
  
===== 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
  
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==== Civil War ====
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{{MO Civil War Intro|Moniteau}}
 
'''''Online Records'''''
 
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.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://www.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://www.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 Moniteau 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 Moniteau County, Missouri:<br>
 
Service men in Moniteau 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 Moniteau County, Missouri:<br>
 
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- [[9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
 
- [[9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
 
- [[43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
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===== World War II =====
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==== World War II ====
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{{MO World War II Intro|Moniteau}}
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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://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 +
{{MO Naturalization Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== 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://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Newspapers ===
 
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{{MO Newspapers Intro|Moniteau}}
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Moniteau}}  
 
  
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Moniteau}}
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news that included residents from Moniteau County communities.<br>
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news that included residents from Moniteau County communities.<br>
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Obituaries ===
 +
{{MO Obituaries Intro|Moniteau}}
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}  
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=== Other Records ===
 +
{{MO Other Records Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{MO Periodicals Intro|Moniteau}}
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{MO Probate Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== School Records ===
 +
{{MO Schools Intro|Moniteau}}
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===Social Security Records===
 +
*'''1935-2014''' {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].
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*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry ($)] — index, [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and Claims Index|click here for more information]].
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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=== Tax Records ===
 +
{{MO Tax Intro|Moniteau}}
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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=== Vital Records ===
 +
{{MO Vital Intro|Moniteau}}
  
*'''1827 - 1935'''  {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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==== Birth ====
*'''1845 - 1885'''  Moniteau County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1845-1885. Batch {{IGI|C515451}} at FamilySearch - free. </ref>
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{{MO Birth Intro|Moniteau}}
*'''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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*'''1817-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1883 - 1894'''  Moniteau County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1883-1894. Batch {{IGI|C515453}} 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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*'''1827-1935'''  {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1845-1885'''  Moniteau County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1845-1885. Batch {{IGI|C515451}} at FamilySearch.  
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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 ($)
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*'''1883-1894'''  Moniteau County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1883-1894. Batch {{IGI|C515453}} at FamilySearch. <ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissourij.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf]].</ref>
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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==== Marriage ====
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{{MO Marriage Intro|Moniteau}}
  
*'''1750 - 1920'''  {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1750-1920'''  {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} 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 FamilySearch] — index and 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 $
*'''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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*'''1800-1991'''  {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1845 - 1860'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6035 Moniteau County, Missouri: Marriages (1845-1860) &amp; Wills (1845-1914)] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*'''1805-2002'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
*'''1845 - 1885'''  Moniteau County Marriage Book 1 Index 1845-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515451}} at FamilySearch - free. </ref>
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*'''1845-1860'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6035 Moniteau County, Missouri: Marriages (1845-1860) &amp; Wills (1845-1914)] at Ancestry ($)
*'''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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*'''1845-1885'''  Moniteau County Marriage Book 1 Index 1845-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515451}} at FamilySearch.
*'''1861 - 1885'''  Moniteau County Marriage Books 2 thru 4 Index 1861-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515452}} at FamilySearch - free. </ref>
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*'''1850'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
 +
*'''1861-1885'''  Moniteau County Marriage Books 2 thru 4 Index 1861-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515452}} at FamilySearch.
  
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==== Death ====
 +
{{MO Death Intro|Moniteau}}
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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 ($)
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*'''1858-1931'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7564 Moniteau County, Missouri Deaths, 1858-1931] at Ancestry ($)
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*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1883-1887'''  Moniteau County Death Index, Volume 1, 1883-1887. Batch {{IGI|B515453}} at FamilySearch.
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*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1910-1960''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10018/missouri-death-certificates-1910-1960?s=275764761 Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1960] at MyHeritage ($) — 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>
  
*'''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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==== Divorce ====
*'''1858 - 1931'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7564 Moniteau County, Missouri Deaths, 1858-1931] at Ancestry.com ($)
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{{MO Divorce Intro|Moniteau}}
*'''1867 - 1976'''  {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*'''1883 - 1887'''  Moniteau County Death Index, Volume 1, 1883-1887. Batch {{IGI|B515453}} 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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== Research Facilities ==
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{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Moniteau}}
  
[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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=== Archives ===
 +
{{MO Archives Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Libraries  ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
Moniteau County Library <br>501 S. Oak Street<br>California, MO<br>Phone: 573-796-2642<br>Email: [mailto:librarian@woodplacelibrary.org librarian@woodplacelibrary.org]<br>[http://www.moniteaucountylibrary.org/ Website]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/moniteaucountylibrary Facebook]
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[[Tipton Missouri Family History Center]]
  
==== Historical Society  ====
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=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries Intro|Moniteau}}
 +
*'''Moniteau County Library'''<br>501 S. Oak Street<br>California, MO<br>Phone: 573-796-2642<br>Email: [mailto:librarian@woodplacelibrary.org librarian@woodplacelibrary.org]<br>[http://www.moniteaucountylibrary.org/ Website]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/moniteaucountylibrary Facebook]
  
Moniteau County Historical Society<br>201 N. High<br>California, MO 65018<br>Phone: (573) 796-3563<br>[http://www.moniteau.net/hsoclib.htm Website]
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=== Museums ===
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{{MO Museums Intro|Moniteau}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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== Societies ==
 +
{{MO Societies Intro|Moniteau}}
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*'''Moniteau County Historical Society'''<br>201 N. High<br>California, MO 65018<br>Phone: 573-796-3563<br>[http://www.moniteau.net/hsoclib.htm Website]
  
[[Tipton Missouri Family History Center]]  30630 Highway 5 S Tipton, MO 65081 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=31469+Hwy+5+tipton+missouri&data=!1m4!1m3!1d14447!2d-92.789025!3d38.633735!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87c3601a9436b42f%3A0x4ad0f72eb2d3a661!3m8!1m3!1d12466!2d-92.786193!3d38.637657!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!4m2!3d38.6284739!4d-92.7894667 Location Map]
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== Websites ==
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{{MO Websites Intro|Moniteau}}
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[http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/desktop/en/search.html Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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[http://www.moniteau.net/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/moniteau/moniteau.html USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*{{FHL Place IDNum|203258|Missouri|Moniteau}}. 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/Moniteau/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
* [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Moniteau/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/moniteau/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/moniteau-county// StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
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*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Moniteau-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  
==== Websites  ====
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== Research Guides ==
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{{MO Research Guides Intro|Moniteau}}
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}
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== References ==
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:moniteau+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/moniteau/moniteau.html USGenWeb Archives]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Moniteau/ RootsWeb resources]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Moniteau/ Linkpendium]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/moniteau/ CyndisList]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/moniteau-county// StateofUS]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Moniteau-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
 
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203244&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Moniteau%22 FamilySearch catalog]
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Moniteau+county+missouri WorldCat]
 
| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
 
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| 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 "Moniteau Missouri" and search catalog.
 
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Moniteau County"
 
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
 
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
 
| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
 
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]  
 
| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
 
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.moniteau/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]  
 
| width="70%" | Moniteau County Message Board
 
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Guide to Moniteau County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: California
Organized: February 14, 1845
Parent County(s): Cole, Morgan[1]
Neighboring Counties
Boone  • Cole  • Cooper  • Miller  • Morgan
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriMoniteauCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Moniteau County Map.svg.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for the Moniteau Creek. The County is located in the centre area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Moniteau County Courthouse
200 East Main Street
California, MO 65018
Phone: 573-796-4661
Moniteau County Website

Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records from 1845.
Probate Court has probate records from 1845. [3]

Moniteau 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 1845 1883 1845 1845 1845 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]

  • 1845 Moniteau County was created 14 February 1845 from Cole and Morgan Counties.
  • County seat: California[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 Moniteau 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


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 Moniteau 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]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850 6,004
1860 10,124 68.6%
1870 11,375 12.4%
1880 14,346 26.1%
1890 15,630 9.0%
1900 15,931 1.9%
1910 14,375 −9.8%
1920 13,532 −5.9%
1930 12,173 −10.0%
1940 11,775 −3.3%
1950 10,840 −7.9%
1960 10,500 −3.1%
1970 10,742 2.3%
1980 12,068 12.3%
1990 12,298 1.9%
2000 14,827 20.6%
2010 15,607 5.3%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".


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.
List of Churches and Church Parishes

Catholic
Assumption, Cedron

  • 1852-1876 Assumption Church, Cedron, Baptism Index 1852-1876. Batch C515001 at FamilySearch.[7]
  • 1884-1885 Assumption Church, Cedron, Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch M515001 at FamilySearch.

St. Andrew's, Tipton

  • 1849-1876 St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch C511851 at FamilySearch.
  • 1851-1876 St. Andrew's Church, Tipton, Marriage Index 1851-1876. Batch M511851 at FamilySearch.

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 Moniteau 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.


  • A History of Moniteau County, Missouri. By James Everett Ford. 1936. California, Missouri? : M.H. Crawford. Available online at FamilySearch
  • As I Remember Sandy Hook : Moniteau County, Missouri. By Charles Herfurth. [19--]. [Moniteau County, Mo.] : Moniteau County Historical Society. Available online at FamilySearch
  • Moniteau County, Missouri Family History Book : a History of Moniteau County and its People. By Moniteau County Historical Society (Mo.). c1980-2000. California, Mo : Moniteau County Historical Society. Available through FamilySearch Catalog

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Cooper CountyBoone CountyCole CountyMiller CountyMorgan CountyMO MONITEAU.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 Moniteau 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 Moniteau County, Missouri:

- 9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D

- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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.

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security 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]

Listed below are archives in Moniteau County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

Tipton Missouri Family History Center

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Moniteau County. For state-wide library facilities, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Moniteau County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Missouri Societies.

  • Moniteau County Historical Society
    201 N. High
    California, MO 65018
    Phone: 573-796-3563
    Website

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, "Moniteau, Missouri," in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moniteau_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), Moniteau 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, "Moniteau County, Missouri," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, Moniteau 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.
  8. 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.