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Guide to '''Randolph 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 '''Randolph 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 22, 1829
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|county seat= Huntsville
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|parent county= Ralls and Non-County Area 6
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|county1= [[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy|Macon]]
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|county2= [[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]]
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|county3= [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]]
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|county4= [[Boone County, Missouri Genealogy|Boone]]
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|county5= [[Audrain County, Missouri Genealogy|Audrain]]
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|county6= [[Monroe County, Missouri Genealogy|Monroe]]
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|county7= [[Shelby County, Missouri Genealogy|Shelby]]</br><center>[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county courthouse= [[Image:MissouriRandolphCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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== County Information ==
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== Description ===
| county = Randolph County
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Randolph}}
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'''Randolph County Courthouse'''<br> 110 S Main Street<br>Huntsville, MO 65259<br>Phone: 660-277-4717<br>[http://www.randolphcounty-mo.com/ Randolph County Website]<br><br>
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County Recorder has marriage and land records.<br>
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Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records.<br>
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Probate Court has probate records.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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| seat = Huntsville
 
| building image = MissouriRandolphCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Randolph County Courthouse<br> 110 S Main Street<br>Huntsville, MO 65259<br>Phone: 660.277.4717<br>[http://www.randolphcounty-mo.com/ '''Randolph County Website'''] }}  
 
  
=== County Information  ===
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=== Randolph County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
 
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Randolph}}
==== Randolph County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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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="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1829
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1841
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1829
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1829
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1841
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1829
 
 
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=== Record Loss ===
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Recorder has marriage and land records; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records; Probate Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randolph County, Missouri. Page 404 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== 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  ====
 
 
 
 
'''1882'''  Courthouse burned on August 12, 1882. Some records were destroyed; deed index from 1829 survived.
 
'''1882'''  Courthouse burned on August 12, 1882. Some records were destroyed; deed index from 1829 survived.
  
 
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== History  ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Randolph}}
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*'''1829''' Randolph County was created from Ralls County and Non-County Area 6 on January 22, 1829.
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
History of Randolph County, Missouri (1920), by Alexander H. Waller, is available free of charge online at [http://archive.org/details/cu31924009546767 Internet Archive].<br>
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{MO Populated Places Intro|Randolph}}
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The following are locations in Randolph County, Missouri:
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25517 History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources&nbsp;:] at Ancestry.com ($)
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Randolph}}
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Randolph}}
  
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Randolph}}
  
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Cairo|place|disp=Cairo}}
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=== Biographies  ===
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Higbee|place|disp=Higbee}}
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Randolph}}
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Huntsville|place|disp=Huntsville}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Jacksonville|place|disp=Jacksonville}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Moberly|place|disp=Moberly}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Randolph, Salt River Township|place|disp=Salt River Township}}
 
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Randolph}}
  
[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy|Macon]] {{•}} [[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]] {{•}} [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]] {{•}} [[Boone County, Missouri Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Audrain County, Missouri Genealogy|Audrain]] {{•}} [[Monroe County, Missouri Genealogy|Monroe]] {{•}} [[Shelby County, Missouri Genealogy|Shelby]]
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{{MORandolph, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
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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=1484&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|461978|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1484 Findagrave.com]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.randolph.mogenweb.org/cemetery.htm MOGenWeb]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Randolph+Missouri&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Randolph&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/randolph/randcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/randolph.htm Tombstone Project]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/randolph.htm MOInterment]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Randolph County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=88 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=1484&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.randolph.mogenweb.org/cemetery.htm MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/randolph/randcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/randolph.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/randolph.htm MOInterment]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=88 MOGravestones]
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* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20617&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=35&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20617&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=35&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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* {{FHL|461978|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Randolph+Missouri&qt=advanced&dblist=638 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=1484 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=Randolph&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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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://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5762 Randolph County, Missouri, Cemetery Records and Histories, Vol. IV (1-6) &amp; Vol.V (1-2)] at Ancestry.com ($)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5814 Randolph County, Missouri Cemetery Records, Vol. 3] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5762 Randolph County, Missouri, Cemetery Records and Histories, Vol. IV (1-6) &amp; Vol.V (1-2)] at Ancestry ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5814 Randolph County, Missouri Cemetery Records, Vol. 3] at Ancestry ($)
 
*[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|Randolph}}
  
==== Census ====
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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
  
*'''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|Randolph}}
  
==== City Directories  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MO Court Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Court  ====
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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
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
 
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{MO Directories Intro|Randolph}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Randolph}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Randolph}}
  
*''History of Randolph and Macon counties''. St. Louis, Missouri&nbsp;: National Historical, 1884.
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=== Genealogies  ===
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE87469 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Genealogies Intro|Randolph}}
  
*Waller, Alexander H. ''History of Randolph County, Missouri''. Topeka, Kan.&nbsp;: Historical Pub. Co., 1920.
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=== Guardianship ===
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE926985 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Randolph}}
  
*Edwards Brothers. ''An illustrated historical atlas of Randolph County, Missouri''. Philadelphia, Pa.&nbsp;: Edwards Brothers of Missouri, 1876.
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=== Land and Property Records ===
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1050633 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Land Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
[[Image:Morandolph.jpg|right|350px|Randolph County]]
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{MO Histories Intro|Randolph}}
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]  
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{{MO History}}
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*''History of Randolph and Macon Counties''. 1884. St. Louis, Missouri : National Historical. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE87469 FamilySearch]
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*''History of Randolph County, Missouri''. By Alexander H. Waller. 1920. Topeka, Kan. : Historical Pub. Co. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE926985 FamilySearch]
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*''An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Randolph County, Missouri''. 1876. Philadelphia, Pa. : Edwards Brothers of Missouri. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1050633 FamilySearch]
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
*'''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 Maps Intro|Randolph}}
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|{{MORandolph, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
  
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=== Migration ===
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{{MO Migration Intro|Randolph}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{MO Military Intro|Randolph}}
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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|Randolph}}
 
'''''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'''''
 
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- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company A<br>- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company B<br>- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company C<br>- [[1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company G<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company A<br>
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- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company B<br>
- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Detached Company<br>- [[9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company G<br>
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- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company C<br>
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- [[1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company G<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>
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- [[46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Detached Company<br>
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- [[9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company G<br>
 
|}
 
|}
  
===== Civil War Battles  =====
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==== World War II ====
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{{MO World War II Intro|Randolph}}
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*'''1941-1946'''  {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
===== World War II =====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{MO Naturalization Intro|Randolph}}
  
*'''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|Randolph}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Randolph}}
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51717 Moberly Monitor-Index (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51718 Moberly Weekly Monitor (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51659 Magic City Free Press (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry ($)
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{MO Obituaries Intro|Randolph}}
  
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Randolph}}  
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=== Other Records ===
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{{MO Other Records Intro|Randolph}}
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51717 Moberly Monitor-Index (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry.com ($)
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=== Periodicals ===
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51718 Moberly Weekly Monitor (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry.com ($)
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{{MO Periodicals Intro|Randolph}}
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51659 Magic City Free Press (Moberly, Missouri)] at Ancestry.com ($)
 
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Probate Records ===
 
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{{MO Probate Intro|Randolph}}
{{MO Probate Intro}}
 
  
 
'''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 ($)
*'''1836 - 1858''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6073 Randolph County, Missouri Administration and Wills: 1836-1858] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*'''1836-1858''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6073 Randolph County, Missouri Administration and Wills: 1836-1858] at Ancestry ($)
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== School Records ===
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{{MO Schools Intro|Randolph}}
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{MO Tax Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{MO Vital Intro|Randolph}}
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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==== Birth ====
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{{MO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Randolph}}
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1837, 1854-1867'''  Randolph County Birth Index 1837, 1854-1867. Batch {{IGI|C515651}} 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/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
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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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*'''1884''' Randolph County Birth Index 1884. Batch {{IGI|C582473}} at FamilySearch.
  
*'''1827 - 1935'''  {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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==== Marriage ====
*'''1837, 1854-1867'''  Randolph County Birth Index 1837, 1854-1867. Batch {{IGI|C515651}} 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/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
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{{MO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Randolph}}
*'''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 $
 
*'''1884''' Randolph County Birth Index 1884. Batch {{IGI|C582473}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — 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 $
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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] ($)
 +
*'''1829-1859'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5728 Randolph County, Missouri Marriage Records, 1829-1859] at Ancestry ($)
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*'''1829-1881'''  Randolph County Marriage Index 1829-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515651}} at FamilySearch.
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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 ($)
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*'''1881-1885'''  Randolph County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515652}} at FamilySearch.
  
*'''1750 - 1920'''  {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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==== Death ====
*'''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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{{MO Vital Records - Death Intro|Randolph}}
*'''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] $
 
*'''1829 - 1859'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5728 Randolph County, Missouri Marriage Records, 1829-1859] at Ancestry.com $
 
*'''1829 - 1881'''  Randolph County Marriage Index 1829-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515651}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
*'''1881 - 1885'''  Randolph County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515652}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
  
===== '''''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 ($)
 +
*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1883-1884'''  Randolph County Death Index, Volume A, 1883-1884. Batch {{IGI|B582473}} at FamilySearch.
  
*'''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 ====
*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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{{MO Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Randolph}}
*'''1883 - 1884'''  Randolph County Death Index, Volume A, 1883-1884. Batch {{IGI|B582473}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Randolph}}
  
*[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|Randolph}}
  
=== Historical Societies  ===
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=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
*[http://www.randolphhistory.com/ Randolph County Historical Society]<br> 223 N Clark Street<br> Moberly, MO 65270<br> Phone: 660-263-9396<br>
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*[[Moberly Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
=== Libraries ===
 
=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Little Dixie Regional Libraries  ====
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=== Museums ===
 +
{{MO Museums Intro|Randolph}}
  
Monroe and Randolph Counties Library and Technical Center<br>[http://www.little-dixie.lib.mo.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21&Itemid=565 Local newspaper data and scanned obituary images] (Click on "genealogy" in the 24 hour Library Resources menu)<br>
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== Societies ==
 +
{{MO Societies Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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*'''Randolph County Historical Society'''<br> 223 N Clark Street<br> Moberly, MO 65270<br> Phone: 660-263-9396<br>[http://www.randolphhistory.com/ Website]
  
*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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== Websites ==
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{{MO Websites Intro|Randolph}}
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*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:randolph+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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*  [http://www.randolph.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/randolph/randolph.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.gesswhoto.com/olden-daze/missouri-index.html Roxann Gess Website]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals.
 +
*{{FHL Place IDNum|203391|Missouri|Randolph}}. 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/Randolph/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Randolph/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/randolph/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/randolph-county/ StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
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*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Randolph-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  
*[[Moberly Missouri Family History Center]] Hwy 24 E Moberly MO 65270 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=Hwy+24+E+Moberly+MO+65270+&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87eacb953648409b%3A0xa2eb99ee335471fd!3m8!1m3!1d3525!2d-94.8834819!3d40.3297967!3m2!1i1127!2i890!4f13.1!4m2!3d39.4470575!4d-92.4144363 Location Map]
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== Research Guides ==
 +
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Randolph}}
  
==== Websites  ====
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== References ==
 +
<references />
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}
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{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 
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[[Category:Randolph_County,_Missouri]]
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
 
|-
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites with online indexes or images of records''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:randolph+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.randolph.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/randolph/randolph.htm USGenWeb Archives]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="%30%" | [http://www.gesswhoto.com/olden-daze/missouri-index.html Roxann Gess Website]
 
| width="%10%" | Free
 
| width="%60%" | five Randolph Co. data bases / data may be submitted by individuals
 
|}
 
 
 
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
 
|-
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Randolph/ 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/Randolph/ 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/randolph/ CyndisList]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/randolph-county/ StateofUS]  
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Randolph-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]  
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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[[Category:Missouri_Counties]]
|-
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203291&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Randolph%22 FamilySearch catalog]
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/randolph-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 "Randolph Missouri" and search catalog.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Randolph 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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| 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.randolph/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
 
| width="70%" | Randolph County Message Board
 
|}
 
 
 
== References  ==
 
 
 
<references />{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Randolph_County,_Missouri]]
 

Revision as of 14:18, 29 August 2018

Guide to Randolph 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: Huntsville
Organized: January 22, 1829
Parent County(s): Ralls and Non-County Area 6
Neighboring Counties
Macon  • Chariton  • Howard  • Boone  • Audrain  • Monroe  • Shelby
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriRandolphCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Randolph County Map.svg.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Randolph County Courthouse
110 S Main Street
Huntsville, MO 65259
Phone: 660-277-4717
Randolph County Website

County Recorder has marriage and land records.
Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records.
Probate Court has probate records.[1]

Randolph 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[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1883 1829 1883 1841 1829 1830

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1882 Courthouse burned on August 12, 1882. Some records were destroyed; deed index from 1829 survived.

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


Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1829 Randolph County was created from Ralls County and Non-County Area 6 on January 22, 1829.

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]

The following are locations in Randolph 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 Randolph 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 Randolph 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 Randolph and Macon Counties. 1884. St. Louis, Missouri : National Historical. Available online at FamilySearch
  • History of Randolph County, Missouri. By Alexander H. Waller. 1920. Topeka, Kan. : Historical Pub. Co. Available online at FamilySearch
  • An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Randolph County, Missouri. 1876. Philadelphia, Pa. : Edwards Brothers of Missouri. 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 Randolph 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 Randolph County, Missouri:

- 4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company A
- 4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company B
- 4th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company C
- 1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company G
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D

- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company I
- 46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Detached Company
- 9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company G

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 Randolph 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 Randolph County. For state-wide library facilities, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

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

  • Randolph County Historical Society
    223 N Clark Street
    Moberly, MO 65270
    Phone: 660-263-9396
    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
  • Roxann Gess Website. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals.
  • 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. 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
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.