Carter County, Missouri Genealogy

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

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Carter County Courthouse
105 Main Street;
Van Buren, MO 63965-0517
Phone: 573.323.4527

Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records;
Probate Court has probate records from 1859

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1859--Carter County was created 10 March 1859 from Ripley and Shannon Counties. County seat: Van Buren [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Carter 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 Carter 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]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Carter County Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society County Newspapers

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Some Pre-1901 Birth Records are available online at Missouri State Archives. Birth Records - Over 250 reels of microfilm containing birth and death records from 1883 to 1893 are available at the Archives for research. To learn more about researching birth and death records from this period, contact the Archives at []

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Carter County, Missouri Marriages, 1860 -1900. County court records located at Van Buren, Missouri. Family History Library film # (0927642) / Film

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries [edit | edit source]

Family History Centers
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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).