Douglas County, Missouri Genealogy

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Missouri, United States Genealogy  Gotoarrow.png  Douglas County

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Douglas County Courthouse
203 SE 2nd Avenue Box 398
Ava, Mo 65608
Phone: 417-568-4714

Clerk Circuit Court and Recorder has marriage, divorce and court records
Probate and Magistrate Judge has probate records

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1857--Douglas County was created 29 October 1857 from Ozark and Taney Counties.
County seat: Ava [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Douglas County border 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 Douglas 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[edit | edit source]
Civil War Battle[edit | edit source]

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Douglas County

November 7, 1862 = Clark’s Mill[2] also known as Vera Cruz

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)