Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Court House[edit | edit source]

Cooper County Courthouse
200 Main Street PO Box 123;
Boonville, MO 65233-0123
Phone: 660.882.2626 

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893
and burial records; Circuit Clerk has marriage,
divorce, court and naturalization records from 1819
and land records from 1812; Associate Circuit Court
has probate record from 1828

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1818--Cooper County was created 17 December 1818 from Howard County. County seat: Boonville [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Cooper 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 Cooper 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]

A history of Cooper County, Missouri from the first visit by white men, in February, 1804, to the fifth day of July, 1876 by Levens and Drake (1876) is available online free from Google Books.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]
Civil War Battle[edit | edit source]

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cooper County

June 17, 1861 = Boonville[2] also known as First Battle of Boonville

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
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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)