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Guide to '''Osage 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 '''Osage 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=  January 29,  1841
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|county seat= Linn
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|parent county= [[Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy|Gasconade]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Callaway County, Missouri Genealogy|Callaway]]
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|county2= [[Montgomery County, Missouri Genealogy|Montgomery]]
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|county3= [[Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy|Gasconade]]
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|county4= [[Maries County, Missouri Genealogy|Maries]]
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|county5= [[Miller County, Missouri Genealogy|Miller]]
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|county6= [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]]</br><center>[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== Description ===
| county = Osage County
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Osage}}
| state = Missouri
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'''Osage County Courthouse'''<br> 106 E Main Street<br>Linn, MO 65501<br>Phone: 573-897-2139<br>[http://osagecountygov.com/ Osage County Website]<br><br>
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Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records from 1841.<br>
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Probate Court has probate records from 1841.<br>
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County Clerk has birth and death 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>
| founded year = 1841
 
| founded date = January 29
 
| seat = [[Linn, Missouri|Linn]]
 
| building image = MissouriOsageCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Osage County Courthouse<br> 106 E Main Street<br>Linn, MO 65501<br>Phone: 573.897.2139<br>[http://osagecountygov.com/ '''Osage County Website'''] }}
 
=== County Information ===
 
==== Osage County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
 
  
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=== Osage County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Osage}}
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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>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="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage 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" | 1841
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1841
| 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="16.6%" align="center" | 1841
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1841
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1841
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1841
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1850
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=== Record Loss ===
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== County Courthouse ==
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'''1880''' Fire damaged the courthouse on November 14, 1880. <br>
  
<br>Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records from 1841; Probate Court has probate records from 1841; County Clerk has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Osage County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
Osage County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was named for the Osage River. As of 2000, the population was 13,062. Its county seat is Linn[1]. The center of population of Missouri is located in Osage County, in the city of Westphalia<ref>http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cenpop/statecenters.txt</ref>
 
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
 
'''1841'''  Osage County was created 29 January 1841&nbsp;from [[Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy|Gasconade]] County. '''County seat:''' Linn <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 Map of US.org website.
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
[[Callaway County, Missouri Genealogy|Callaway]]{{•}} [[Montgomery County, Missouri Genealogy|Montgomery]]{{•}} [[Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy|Gasconade]]{{•}} [[Maries County, Missouri Genealogy|Maries]]{{•}} [[Miller County, Missouri Genealogy|Miller]]{{•}} [[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]]
 
{{MOOsage, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
'''1880'''  Fire damaged the courthouse on November 14, 1880. <br>
 
 
'''1922'''  Fire destroyed the courthouse October 30, 1922.<br>
 
'''1922'''  Fire destroyed the courthouse October 30, 1922.<br>
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Osage}}
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*'''1841''' Osage County was created 29 January 1841&nbsp;from [[Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy|Gasconade]] County.
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*'''County seat:''' Linn<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 Map of US.org website.
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{MO Populated Places Intro|Osage}}
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The following are locations in Osage County, Missouri:
  
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Argyle|place|disp=Argyle}}
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=== History Timeline ===
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Bonnots Mill|place|disp=Bonnots Mill}}
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Osage}}
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Chamois|place|disp=Chamois}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Folk|place|disp=Folk}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Jefferson Township|place|disp=Jefferson Township}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Koeltztown|place|disp=Koeltztown}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Linn|place|disp=Linn}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Loose Creek|place|disp=Loose Creek}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Rich Fountain|place|disp=Rich Fountain}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Osage, Westphalia|place|disp=Westphalia}}
 
  
==== Cities  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Osage}}
  
Belle · Bland · Chamois · Linn · Meta · Westphalia
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Osage}}
  
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Osage}}
  
{{Osage County, Missouri}}<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''To see a list of places in Osage County, click on [Show], in the bar above.'''<br><br>
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*All of the family biographies from the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/osage-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp History of Osage County, Missouri ](1889) by Goodspeed Publishing Company are available free online at My Genealogy Hound.
 
 
[http://www.osagecounty.org/ Osage County Historical Society] has information on [http://www.osagecounty.org/localhist/towns-ref.htm historic places] from Gasconade, Maries &amp; Osage Counties including sources and links to historic maps. Also see: The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html Ramsay Place Names File] for Osage County. (State Historical Society of Missouri)<br>
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
  
*All of the family biographies from the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/osage-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp History of Osage 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|Osage}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Osage}}
  
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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=1472&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|432959|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1472 Findagrave.com]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moosage/vosagel.htm MOGenWeb]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Osage+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=Osage&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/osage/osagceme.html MOGenWeb Archives]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/osage.htm Tombstone Project]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/osage.htm MOInterment]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Osage County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=76 MOGravestones]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1472&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moosage/vosagel.htm MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/osage/osagceme.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/osage.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/osage.htm MOInterment]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=76 MOGravestones]
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* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20561&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=65&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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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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* {{FHL|432959|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Osage+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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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1472 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Osage&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
 
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
 
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*[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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{{MO Census Intro|Osage}}
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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|Osage}}
  
==== Census ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MO Court Intro|Osage}}
  
*'''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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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{MO Directories Intro|Osage}}
  
{{MO Church Intro}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
*'''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 Ethnic Groups Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Land ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Osage}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{MO Genealogies Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Osage}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{MO Land Intro|Osage}}
  
*''History of Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries and Osage counties, Missouri&nbsp;: from the earliest time to the present, including a department devoted to the preservation of sundry personal, business, professional and private records, besides a valuable fund of notes, original observations, etc., etc''. Chicago&nbsp;: Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1889.
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{{MO Land}}
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE993954 FamilySearch] (Free)
 
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{MO Histories Intro|Osage}}
  
[[Image:Moosage.jpg|right|400px|Moosage.jpg]]
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{{MO History}}
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*''History of Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries and Osage counties, Missouri''. 1889. Chicago : Goodspeed Pub. Co. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE993954 FamilySearch]
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Osage_County Maps of townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
  
The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Osage County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{MO Maps Intro|Osage}}
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|{{MOOsage, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}}}
  
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
*'''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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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Osage_County Maps of townships] (Histopolis)
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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 Osage County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
  
===== Civil War =====
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=== Migration ===
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{{MO Migration Intro|Osage}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{MO Military Intro|Osage}}
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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|Osage}}
 
'''''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
*'''1911 - 1938''' {{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications, 1911-1938}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and 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'''''
  
 
Service men in Osage 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 Osage County, Missouri:<br>
 
Service men in Osage 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 Osage County, Missouri:<br>
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:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>
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:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K<br>
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:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>  
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:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K<br>  
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:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>  
 
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>  
 
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>  
 
 
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
 
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>  
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:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
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:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>  
 
 
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>
 
:- [[28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>
 
:- [[26th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|26th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company H<br>
 
:- [[26th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|26th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company H<br>
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:- [[9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
 
:- [[9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company D<br>
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company D<br>
|}
 
  
===== World War II =====
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==== World War II ====
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{{MO World War II Intro|Osage}}
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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
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{MO Naturalization Intro|Osage}}
  
*'''1941 - 1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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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
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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=== Newspapers ===
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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{{MO Newspapers Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Osage}}
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available online. 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 on residents from Osage County communities.<br>
  
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Osage}}  
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{MO Obituaries Intro|Osage}}
  
[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 on residents from Osage County communities.<br>
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=== Other Records ===
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{{MO Other Records Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{MO Periodicals Intro|Osage}}
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{MO Probate Intro|Osage}}
  
 
'''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://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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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  ====
 
 
 
{{MO Tax Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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=== School Records ===
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{{MO Schools Intro|Osage}}
  
===== Births =====
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{MO Tax Intro|Osage}}
  
*'''1827 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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=== Vital Records ===
*'''1851 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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{{MO Vital Intro|Osage}}
  
===== Marriages =====
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==== Birth ====
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{{MO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Osage}}
  
*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1776-1988''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=missouri%2cmo Missouri, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
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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 ($)
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
 
*'''1841 - 1861''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29444 Marriage records, Osage County, Missouri, Book "A", 1841-1861] at Ancestry.com $
 
*'''1841 - 1875''' - Osage County Marriage Index 1841-1875. Batch {{IGI|M515531}} 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>
 
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
*'''1875 - 1885''' - Osage County Marriage Index 1875-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515532}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
  
===== Deaths =====
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==== Marriage ====
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{{MO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Osage}}
  
*'''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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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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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 $
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
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*'''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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*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
 +
*'''1841-1861''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29444 Marriage records, Osage County, Missouri, Book "A", 1841-1861] at Ancestry ($)
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*'''1841-1875''' Osage County Marriage Index 1841-1875. Batch {{IGI|M515531}} at FamilySearch.<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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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
 +
*'''1875-1885''' Osage County Marriage Index 1875-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515532}} at FamilySearch.
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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==== Death ====
 +
{{MO Vital Records - Death Intro|Osage}}
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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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 ($)
 +
*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
 +
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  
*'''Osage County Historical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 402<br>Linn, MO 65051<br>Phone: 573-897-2932<br>[http://www.osagecounty.org/ Website]<br>
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==== Divorce ====
 +
{{MO Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
 +
{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Osage}}
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}  
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=== Archives ===
 +
{{MO Archives Intro|Osage}}
  
*[[Osage Beach Missouri Family History Center]] 54 Hwy KK, Osage Beach, MO 65049 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=54+Hwy+KK%2C+Osage+Beach%2C+MO+65049&data=!1m4!1m3!1d7273!2d-92.7269948!3d38.1443477!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87c4c35ae9c05c4f%3A0x715120179cb83d5a!3m8!1m3!1d7273!2d-92.7269948!3d38.1443477!3m2!1i1127!2i890!4f13.1!4m2!3d38.1443477!4d-92.7269948 Locaton Map]
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=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Websites  ====
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*[[Osage Beach Missouri Family History Center]]
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}  
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=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries Intro|Osage}}
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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=== Museums ===
|-
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{{MO Museums Intro|Osage}}
| 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:osage+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moosage/vosage.htm MOGenWeb]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/osage/osage.html 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"
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== Societies ==
|-
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{{MO Societies Intro|Osage}}
| 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/Osage/ 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/Osage/ 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/osage/ CyndisList]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/osage-county/ StateofUS]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Osage-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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*'''Osage County Historical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 402<br>Linn, MO 65051<br>Phone: 573-897-2932<br>[http://www.osagecounty.org/ Website]<br>
|-
 
| 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=203291&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Osage%22 FamilySearch catalog]
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/osage-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 "Osage Missouri" and search catalog.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Osage County"
 
|-
 
| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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== Websites ==
|-
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{{MO Websites Intro|Osage}}
| 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.osage/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
 
| width="70%" | Osage County Message Board
 
|}
 
  
== References  ==
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*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:osage+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 +
*  [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moosage/vosage.htm MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/osage/osage.html USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*{{FHL Place IDNum|203319|Missouri|Osage}}. Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
 +
*  [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Osage/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Osage/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/osage/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/osage-county/ StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
 +
*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Osage-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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== Research Guides ==
 +
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Osage}}
  
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== References ==
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{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 
[[Category:Osage_County,_Missouri]]
 
[[Category:Osage_County,_Missouri]]
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[[Category:Missouri_Counties]]

Revision as of 13:57, 29 August 2018

Guide to Osage 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: Linn
Organized: January 29, 1841
Parent County(s): Gasconade[1]
Neighboring Counties
Callaway  • Montgomery  • Gasconade  • Maries  • Miller  • Cole
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriOsageCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Osage County Map.svg.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Osage County Courthouse
106 E Main Street
Linn, MO 65501
Phone: 573-897-2139
Osage County Website

Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records from 1841.
Probate Court has probate records from 1841.
County Clerk has birth and death records. [2]

Osage 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[3]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1883 1841 1883 1841 1841 1850

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1880 Fire damaged the courthouse on November 14, 1880.

1922 Fire destroyed the courthouse October 30, 1922.

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


Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1841 Osage County was created 29 January 1841 from Gasconade County.
  • County seat: Linn[4]

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

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

The following are locations in Osage County, Missouri:

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 Osage 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 Osage 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 Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries and Osage counties, Missouri. 1889. Chicago : Goodspeed Pub. Co. Available online at FamilySearch

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Osage 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 Osage County, Missouri:

- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company K
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company I
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 28th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 26th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company H
- 32nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company I
- 9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company D

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.

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]

Template:MO Vital Records - Birth Intro

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Template:MO Vital Records - Marriage Intro

Death[edit | edit source]

Template:MO Vital Records - Death Intro

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Template:MO Vital Records - Divorce Intro

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Osage 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

Libraries[edit | edit source]

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

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

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

  • Osage County Historical Society
    P.O. Box 402
    Linn, MO 65051
    Phone: 573-897-2932
    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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. 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
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  5. 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.