Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Cards - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941
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|Flag of Missouri|
|Location of Missouri|
|Record Type||World War II Enlistments|
|Missouri State Archives|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Related FamilySearch Historical Records Collections
- 7 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection includes enlistment related records for the years 1900-1941 and may include the following type of records:
- Extract from Service Record
- Clothing Settlements
- National Guard of the United States: Report of Physical Examination of Enlisted Man on Induction
- Oath and Certificate of Enlistment
- Enlistment Record
- Declaration of Applicant
- Physical Examination at Place of Enlistment
- Enlisted record and Report of Separation
This collection includes records from the Missouri State Archives and from FamilySearch.
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941.|
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
Enlistment records may contain the following information:
- Date and Place of Enlistment
- Name and Address of Nearest Relative
- Place of birth
- Citizenship Status
- Marital Status
- Number of Children
- Number of Dependents
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The name of a relative or date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
View the Images[edit | edit source]
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Search for additional military records
- Search for the family in census records
- Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
- Use the information to find additional family members
- Search for the soldier in county and state records, such as land and probate
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
- Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
- Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Missouri.
Related FamilySearch Historical Records Collections[edit | edit source]
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
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