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Guide to '''Camden 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 '''Camden 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
| founded year = 1841
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|organized=  January 29, 1841
| founded date = January 29
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|county seat= Camdenton
| seat = [[Camdenton, Missouri|Camdenton]]
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|parent county= [[Benton County, Missouri Genealogy|Benton]], [[Pulaski County, Missouri Genealogy|Pulaski]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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| building address = Camden County Courthouse<br> 1 Court Circuit<br>Camdenton, MO 65020<br>Phone: 573.346.4440 <br>[http://www.camdenmo.org/ '''Camden County Website'''] }}  
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|county1= [[Benton County, Missouri Genealogy|Benton]]
=== County Information ===
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|county2= [[Dallas County, Missouri Genealogy|Dallas]]
==== Camden County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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|county3= [[Hickory County, Missouri Genealogy|Hickory]]
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|county4= [[Laclede County, Missouri Genealogy|Laclede]]
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|county5= [[Miller County, Missouri Genealogy|Miller]]
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|county6= [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]]
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== County Information ==
  
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=== Description ===
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Camden}}
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'''Camden County Courthouse'''<br> 1 Court Circuit<br>Camdenton, MO 65020<br>Phone: 573-346-4440 <br>[http://www.camdenmo.org/ Camden County Website]<br><br>
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County Records has marriage and divorce records from 1902.<br>
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Probate Judge has probate records from 1902.<br>
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Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records from 1902.<br>
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Tompkins Abstract Office has land 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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=== Camden County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Camden}}
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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" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1902  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1902
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
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=== Record Loss ===
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Records has marriage and divorce records from 1902; Probate Judge has probate records from 1902; Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records from 1902; Tompkins Abstract Office has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Camden County, Missouri. Page 398 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1841'''  Camden County was created 29 January 1841 from [[Benton County, Missouri Genealogy|Benton]] and [[Pulaski County, Missouri Genealogy|Pulaski]] Counties. {{nowrap|'''County seat:''' Camdenton. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>}} Camden County was originally named [[Kinderhook County, Missouri Genealogy|Kinderhook]] County. It was renamed in 1843.
 
 
 
==== 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  ====
 
  
 
'''1902''' Courthouse burned.  Some deeds were re-recorded in 1902.<br>
 
'''1902''' Courthouse burned.  Some deeds were re-recorded in 1902.<br>
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Camden}}
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*'''1841''' Camden County was created 29 January 1841 from [[Benton County, Missouri Genealogy|Benton]] and [[Pulaski County, Missouri Genealogy|Pulaski]] Counties.
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*'''County seat:''' Camdenton<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> Camden County was originally named [[Kinderhook County, Missouri Genealogy|Kinderhook]] County. It was renamed in 1843.<br>
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{MO Populated Places Intro|Camden}}
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The following are locations in Camden County, Missouri:
  
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Camden, Camdenton|place|disp=Camdenton}}
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'''''Towns'''''
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Camden, Linn Creek|place|disp=Linn Creek}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Camden, Macks Creek|place|disp=Macks Creek}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Camden, Stoutland|place|disp=Stoutland}}
 
  
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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*Camdenton
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*Climax Springs
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*Hurricane Deck
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*Kaiser
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*Lake Ozark
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*Linn Creek
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*Macks Creek
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*Montreal
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*Osage Beach
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*Richland
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*Stoutland
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*Sunrise Beach
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*Village of Four Seasons
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
'''Towns:'''  
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'''''Unicorporated Communities'''''
  
Branch <br>Camdenton <br>Climax Springs <br>Hurricane Deck <br>Kaiser <br>Lake Ozark <br>Linn Creek <br>Macks Creek <br>Montreal <br>Osage Beach <br>Richland <br>Stoutland <br>Sunrise Beach <br>Village of Four Seasons<br>
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*Hurricane Deck
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*Kaiser
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*Montreal
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'''''Townships'''''
  
'''Unincorporated Communities: '''<br>
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*Adair 
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*Auglaize
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*Jackson
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*Jasper
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*Kiheka
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*Niangua
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*Osage
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*Osceola
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*Pawhuska
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*Russell
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*Warren
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Branch <br>Hurricane Deck <br>Kaiser <br>Montreal
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*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Camden}}
  
<br>'''Townships:'''
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Camden}}
  
Adair<br>Auglaize<br>Jackson <br>Jasper <br>Kiheka <br>Niangua <br>Osage <br>Osceola <br>Pawhuska <br>Russell<br>Warren<br>
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Camden}}
  
[[Benton County, Missouri Genealogy|Benton]] {{•}} [[Dallas County, Missouri Genealogy|Dallas]] {{•}} [[Hickory County, Missouri Genealogy|Hickory]] {{•}} [[Laclede County, Missouri Genealogy|Laclede]] {{•}} [[Miller County, Missouri Genealogy|Miller]] {{•}} [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]] {{•}} [[Pulaski County, Missouri Genealogy|Pulaski]]
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/camden-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp Family Biographies from The History of Camden County, Missouri] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.<br>
{{MOCamden, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Biographies<br> ====
 
  
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/camden-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp Family Biographies from The History of Camden County, Missouri] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.<br>
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Camden}}
  
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Camden County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
 
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
 
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1411&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|426332|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" |  
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1411 Findagrave.com]
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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=1411&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://camden.mogenweb.org/cemeteries.html MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/camden/camdcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/camden.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/camden.htm MOInterment]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=15 MOGravestones]
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* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20156&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=66&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://camden.mogenweb.org/cemeteries.html MOGenWeb]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Camden+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Camden&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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* {{FHL|426332|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Camden+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/camden/camdcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1411 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=Camden&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/camden.htm Tombstone Project]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/camden.htm MOInterment]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=15 MNGravestones]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20156&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=66&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
 
 
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These sites contain lists of many of the cemeteries in Camden, as well as photographs and lists of burials.<br>  
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*These sites contain lists of many of the cemeteries in Camden, as well as photographs and lists of burials.<br>
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20161013102113/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moccga/ Camden County Genealogical Association, Cemeteries]<br>  
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20161013102113/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moccga/ Camden County Genealogical Association, Cemeteries]<br>
 
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5674 Camden County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1] at Ancestry ($)
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5674 Camden County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1] at Ancestry.com ($)
 
 
 
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
  
==== Census ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{MO Census Intro|Camden}}
  
 
*'''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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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
==== Church ====
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=== Church Records ===
 
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{{MO Church Intro|Camden}}
{{MO Church Intro}}  
 
  
 
Camden County Missouri contained many churches over the years. Many small local churches were created and disbanded over the years. Known churches currently include:
 
Camden County Missouri contained many churches over the years. Many small local churches were created and disbanded over the years. Known churches currently include:
  
'''Missionary Baptist Churches in Mack's Creek'''  
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'''Missionary Baptist Churches in Mack's Creek'''
  
The first known congregation was originally organized in September 1873 and held meetings in private homes and in the Mack's Creek School House until August 1880. This group disbanded in 1880. Founding members included Ben Allison, Martha Allison, Alfred Catron, Sarah Catron, Lucinda Catron, George Catron, George Heffner, and Elders Joe Miller, L.J. Tatum, and W.W. Palmer. The same month this congregation disbanded, another Missionary Baptist Church was formed in Mack's Creek. This church continued until 1886. Known members were Elders J.M. Russell, J.M. Stincipher, and William West, as well as members J.E. Fowler and A.W. Kain. The present Mack's Creek Missionary Baptist Church was organized on January 24, 1910. There were eight different Baptist meetings in and around Mack's Creek. Source: "The Builders, A History of Mack's Creek 1872-1972." Mack's Creek Lions Club  
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The first known congregation was originally organized in September 1873 and held meetings in private homes and in the Mack's Creek School House until August 1880. This group disbanded in 1880. Founding members included Ben Allison, Martha Allison, Alfred Catron, Sarah Catron, Lucinda Catron, George Catron, George Heffner, and Elders Joe Miller, L.J. Tatum, and W.W. Palmer. The same month this congregation disbanded, another Missionary Baptist Church was formed in Mack's Creek. This church continued until 1886. Known members were Elders J.M. Russell, J.M. Stincipher, and William West, as well as members J.E. Fowler and A.W. Kain. The present Mack's Creek Missionary Baptist Church was organized on January 24, 1910. There were eight different Baptist meetings in and around Mack's Creek. Source: "The Builders, A History of Mack's Creek 1872-1972." Mack's Creek Lions Club
  
'''Other Camden County Churches:'''  
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'''Other Camden County Churches'''
  
 
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20170523054659/http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com:80/~jgood/churches_camden.html Churches of Camden County]
 
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20170523054659/http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com:80/~jgood/churches_camden.html Churches of Camden County]
  
==== Court ====
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=== Court Records ===
*'''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 Court Intro|Camden}}
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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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=== Directories ===
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{{MO Directories Intro|Camden}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Camden}}
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 +
=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Camden}}
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 +
=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Land ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{MO Genealogies Intro|Camden}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
 +
{{MO Land Intro|Camden}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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{{MO Land}}
  
*Biographies from [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/camden-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp The History of Camden County, Missouri] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.
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=== Local Histories ===
*Camden County Historical Society (Camden, Missouri). ''Camden county historian&nbsp;: A History of Camdenton''. Camden, Missouri&nbsp;: [s.n.], 1977.
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{{MO Histories Intro|Camden}}
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3451919 Family Search] (Free)
 
  
==== Maps  ====
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{{MO History}}
  
[[Image:Mocamden.jpg|900px|Mocamden.jpg]]  
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*Camden County Historical Society (Camden, Missouri). ''Camden county historian&nbsp;: A History of Camdenton''. Camden, Missouri&nbsp;: [s.n.], 1977. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3451919 Family Search]
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*Biographies from [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/camden-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp The History of Camden County, Missouri] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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{{MO Maps Intro|Camden}}
 +
{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|{{MOCamden, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}}}
  
 +
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Camden_County Camden County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Camden_County Camden County 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 Camden County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
 +
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-camden-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Camden County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
  
*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 Camden County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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=== Migration ===
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-camden-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Camden County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
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{{MO Migration Intro|Camden}}
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=== Military Records ===
 +
{{MO Military Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Military  ====
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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
*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
 
  
===== Civil War =====
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==== Civil War ====
 +
{{MO Civil War Intro|Camden}}
 
'''''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://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
'''''Regiments'''''<br>
 
'''''Regiments'''''<br>
 
Service men in Camden 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 Camden County, Missouri:<br>
 
Service men in Camden 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 Camden County, Missouri:<br>
 
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:- [[29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company C
 
:- [[29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company C
 
:- [[29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company D
 
:- [[29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company D
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:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D
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:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F
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===== World War II =====
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==== World War II ====
 
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{{MO World War II Intro|Camden}}
*'''1941-1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1941-1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
*'''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 Naturalization Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
+
*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Camden}}  
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=== Newspapers ===
 +
{{MO Newspapers Intro|Camden}}
  
 +
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Camden}}
 
*[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 covering local news that included residents from Camden County communities.<br>
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from Camden County communities.<br>
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{MO Obituaries Intro|Camden}}
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}'''Online Probate Records'''
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=== Other Records ===
*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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{{MO Other Records Intro|Camden}}
*'''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 $
 
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{MO Periodicals Intro|Camden}}
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{MO Probate Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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''Online Probate Records''
 +
*'''1750-1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — 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 $
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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=== School Records ===
 +
{{MO Schools Intro|Camden}}
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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=== Tax Records ===
 +
{{MO Tax Intro|Camden}}
  
*'''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|Camden}}
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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==== Birth ====
 +
{{MO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Camden}}
  
*'''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] $
 
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
*'''1854 - 1882''' Camden County Marriage Book 2 Index 1854-1882. Batch {{IGI|M514711}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissouria.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf]].</ref>
 
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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==== Marriage ====
 +
{{MO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Camden}}
  
*'''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
 +
*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
 +
*'''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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*'''1854-1882''' Camden County Marriage Book 2 Index 1854-1882. Batch {{IGI|M514711}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissouria.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf]].</ref>
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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==== Death ====
 +
{{MO Vital Records - Death Intro|Camden}}
  
*Camden County Genealogical Association<br>P.O. Box 3316<br>Camdenton, MO 65020<br>Email: [mailto:camdencountygenealogy@yahoo.com camdencountygenealogy@yahoo.com]<br> [https://web.archive.org/web/20161013102113/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moccga/ Website]<br>
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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.<br>
  
*Camden County Historical Society & Museum<br>P.O. Box 1094<br>Linn Creek, MO 64052-1094<br>[http://www.camdencountymuseum.org/ Website]
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==== Divorce ====
 +
{{MO Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Camden}}
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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== Research Facilities ==
 +
{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Camden}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Archives ===
 +
{{MO Archives Intro|Camden}}
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}  
+
=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Osage Beach Missouri Family History Center]]
 
*[[Osage Beach Missouri Family History Center]]
  
==== Websites  ====
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=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries Intro|Camden}}
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}
+
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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=== Museums ===
|-
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{{MO Museums Intro|Camden}}
| 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:camden+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://camden.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/camden/camden.htm USGenWeb Archives]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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== Societies ==
|-
+
{{MO Societies Intro|Camden}}
| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [https://web.archive.org/web/20170510115639/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com:80/USA/MO/Camden/ 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/Camden/ 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/camden/ CyndisList]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/camden-county/ StateofUS]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Camden-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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*Camden County Genealogical Association<br>P.O. Box 3316<br>Camdenton, MO 65020<br>Email: [mailto:camdencountygenealogy@yahoo.com camdencountygenealogy@yahoo.com]<br> [https://web.archive.org/web/20161013102113/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moccga/ Website]
|-
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*Camden County Historical Society & Museum<br>P.O. Box 1094<br>Linn Creek, MO 64052-1094<br>[http://www.camdencountymuseum.org/ Website]
| 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=194704&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Camden%22 FamilySearch catalog]  
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Camden+county%2C+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 "Camden Missouri" and search catalog.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Camden County"
 
|-
 
| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
 
|}
 
  
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== Websites ==
|-
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{{MO Websites Intro|Camden}}
| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://geneabloggers.com/genealogy-blogs/ GeneaBloggers]
 
| enter "missouri" in the search box to see a list and links to Missouri Blogs
 
|-
 
| 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.camden/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
 
| width="70%" | Camden County Message Board
 
|}
 
  
== References  ==
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*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:camden+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 +
*  [http://camden.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/camden/camden.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*{{FHL Place IDNum|202893|Missouri|Camden}}. 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
 +
*  [https://web.archive.org/web/20170510115639/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com:80/USA/MO/Camden/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Camden/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/camden/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/camden-county/ StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
 +
*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Camden-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
== Research Guides ==
 +
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Camden}}
  
<references /> {{Missouri|Missouri}}
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== References ==
 +
<references />
  
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{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 
[[Category:Camden_County,_Missouri]]
 
[[Category:Camden_County,_Missouri]]
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[[Category:Missouri_Counties]]

Revision as of 11:17, 12 September 2018

Guide to Camden 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: Camdenton
Organized: January 29, 1841
Parent County(s): Benton, Pulaski[1]
Neighboring Counties
Benton  • Dallas  • Hickory  • Laclede  • Miller  • Morgan  • Pulaski
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriCamdenCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Camden County Map.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Camden County Courthouse
1 Court Circuit
Camdenton, MO 65020
Phone: 573-346-4440
Camden County Website

County Records has marriage and divorce records from 1902.
Probate Judge has probate records from 1902.
Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records from 1902.
Tompkins Abstract Office has land records.[2]

Camden 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
1902 1849 1902 1830

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1902 Courthouse burned. Some deeds were re-recorded in 1902.

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


Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1841 Camden County was created 29 January 1841 from Benton and Pulaski Counties.
  • County seat: Camdenton[4] Camden County was originally named Kinderhook County. It was renamed in 1843.

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 Camden County, Missouri:

Towns

  • Branch
  • Camdenton
  • Climax Springs
  • Hurricane Deck
  • Kaiser
  • Lake Ozark
  • Linn Creek
  • Macks Creek
  • Montreal
  • Osage Beach
  • Richland
  • Stoutland
  • Sunrise Beach
  • Village of Four Seasons


Unicorporated Communities

  • Branch
  • Hurricane Deck
  • Kaiser
  • Montreal

Townships

  • Adair
  • Auglaize
  • Jackson
  • Jasper
  • Kiheka
  • Niangua
  • Osage
  • Osceola
  • Pawhuska
  • Russell
  • Warren

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 Camden 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]

For tips on accessing Camden County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.

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.

Camden County Missouri contained many churches over the years. Many small local churches were created and disbanded over the years. Known churches currently include:

Missionary Baptist Churches in Mack's Creek

The first known congregation was originally organized in September 1873 and held meetings in private homes and in the Mack's Creek School House until August 1880. This group disbanded in 1880. Founding members included Ben Allison, Martha Allison, Alfred Catron, Sarah Catron, Lucinda Catron, George Catron, George Heffner, and Elders Joe Miller, L.J. Tatum, and W.W. Palmer. The same month this congregation disbanded, another Missionary Baptist Church was formed in Mack's Creek. This church continued until 1886. Known members were Elders J.M. Russell, J.M. Stincipher, and William West, as well as members J.E. Fowler and A.W. Kain. The present Mack's Creek Missionary Baptist Church was organized on January 24, 1910. There were eight different Baptist meetings in and around Mack's Creek. Source: "The Builders, A History of Mack's Creek 1872-1972." Mack's Creek Lions Club

Other Camden County Churches

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 Camden 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.


  • Camden County Historical Society (Camden, Missouri). Camden county historian : A History of Camdenton. Camden, Missouri : [s.n.], 1977. Available online at Family Search
  • Biographies from The History of Camden County, Missouri (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.

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 Camden 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 Camden County, Missouri:

- 29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company C
- 29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company D
- 29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company K
- 9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 9th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 47th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 6th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company I
- 8th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company G
- 8th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company H
- 8th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company I
- 9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company K

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]

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Marriage[edit | edit source]

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Death[edit | edit source]

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Divorce[edit | edit source]

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Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

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

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

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

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/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf.