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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Cape Girardeau County Courthouse<br> 1 Barton Square<br> Jackson, MO 63755<br> Phone: 573.243.3547 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893 <br>and land records 1821-1859; County Recorder has <br>marriage records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and&nbsp;<br> court records; Probate Judge has probate records; <br>Riversize Regional Library&nbsp; has all records on microfilm
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[http://www.capecounty.us/ Cape Girardeau County Courthouse]<br>1 Barton Square<br>Jackson, MO 63755<br>Phone: 573.243.3547 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893 <br>and land records 1821-1859; County Recorder has <br>marriage records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and&nbsp;<br>court records; Probate Judge has probate records; <br>Riversize Regional Library&nbsp; has all records on microfilm
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 09:18, 17 October 2012

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Missouri, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Cape Girardeau County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Cape Girardeau County Courthouse
1 Barton Square
Jackson, MO 63755
Phone: 573.243.3547

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893
and land records 1821-1859; County Recorder has
marriage records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and 
court records; Probate Judge has probate records;
Riversize Regional Library  has all records on microfilm

History[edit | edit source]

Cape Girardeau County predates the state of Missouri which was admitted to the union in 1821. Cape Girardeau was one of the five original districts of the Louisiana Territory from 1805-1812 and one of the five original counties of the Missouri Territory from 1812 to 1821.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1812--Cape Girardeau County was created 1 October 1812 as an original county.
County seat: Jackson [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Cape Girardeau County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

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

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War
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Civil War service men from Cape Girardeau County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Cape Girardeau County.

- 2nd Regiment, Illinois Light Artillery, Battery F.
Civil War Battle[edit | edit source]

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cape Girardeau County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]
Marriages[edit | edit source]
Deaths[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries [edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)