Clinton County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Clinton County Courthouse
211 N Main Street
PO Box 245
Plattsburg, MO 64477-0245
Phone: 816.539.3719 

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, court and land records
from 1833 and military records from 1919; Probate Judge
has probate records

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1833--Clinton County was created 2 January 1833 from Clay County. County seat: Plattsburg [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Clinton County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

COUNTY BUILDING DAMAGED

PLATTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Fire destroyed the top floor of the 80-year-old Clinton County Courthouse here Friday, but county officials say most government records were saved. ... The sheriff said he lost all of his arrest records and a two-way radio system. ... County Collector Carl Joson said the county's tax records could be salvaged because they were kept in a vault, but everything in the office except his brass spittoon was destroyed. ...

The Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, MO 15 Jun 1974
(source:GenDisasters)

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Cameron, Missouri. Population over 9,000 (this includes the prison.)

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cameron Memory Gardens. East of Cameron on Grand Avenue or "Old 36 Hwy" This is Cameron's newest Cemetery.

Census[edit | edit source]

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

Church[edit | edit source]

Cameron First Baptist Church.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cameron.

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

The History of Clinton County, Missouri: containing a history of the County ... (1881) is available online free from Google Books.

A Portrait and biographical record of Buchanan and Clinton counties, Missouri containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens... (1893) is available online free from Google Books. The first part of the book contains biographies of the U.S. presidents. The second part, starting on p.111, contains biographies Buchanan and Clinton county residents.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

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).