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Guide to '''Iron County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Iron County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  February 17,  1857
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|county seat= Ironton
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|parent county= [[Dent County, Missouri Genealogy|Dent]], [[Madison County, Missouri Genealogy|Madison]], [[Reynolds County, Missouri Genealogy|Reynolds]], [[St. Francois County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Francois]], [[Washington County, Missouri Genealogy|Washington]], [[Wayne County, Missouri Genealogy|Wayne]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Crawford County, Missouri Genealogy|Crawford]]
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[[Image:Iron County Missouri PilotKnobMountain.jpg|thumb|250px|Pilot Knob Mountain, Iron County, Missouri]]
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== County Information ==
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=== Description ===
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The County was named for iron ore. The County is located in the southeast area of the state.
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<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Iron, Missouri," in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_County,_Missouri.'' accessed 9/11/2018</ref>
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Iron}}
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'''Iron County Courthouse'''<br>250 S Main Street<br> PO Box 42 <br>Ironton, MO 63650<br>Phone: 573-546-2912<br>[http://mocounties.com/iron-county.php Iron County Website]<br><br>
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County Clerk has birth records 1883-1885, marriage, divorce, probate and land records.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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| founded year = 1857
 
| founded date = February 17
 
| seat = Ironton
 
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| building address = Iron County Courthouse<br>250 S Main Street<br> PO Box 42 <br>Ironton, MO 63650<br>Phone 573.546.2912<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MO_Iron.htm '''Iron County Website'''] }}
 
=== County Information ===
 
==== Iron County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
 
  
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=== Iron County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Iron}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iron County, Missouri. Page 397-407 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.</ref></center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1857
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1857
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1814
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1857
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911. </center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1857
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1814
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1857
 
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Record Loss ===
County Clerk has birth records 1883-1885, marriage, divorce, probate and land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iron County, Missouri. Page 401 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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The unusual shape of Iron County, Missouri, according to Goodspeed's 1888 ''History of Southeast Missouri'', resulted from the difficulty inherent in creating the county. Land was taken from six other counties in order to form Iron County, but it became a challenge to accomplish this without reducing the size of those counties below their constitutional limits.
 
 
 
Iron County derives its name from its prevalence of iron ore. The county is located in a part of southeast Missouri that at one time was important as a mining center.
 
 
 
The county court first met 4 Aug 1857 at Arcadia. That was when Iron County was subdivided into the townships of Dent, Kaolin, Iron, Pilot Knob, Arcadia, Liberty, and Union.
 
 
 
The county is home to Pilot Knob, known as the site of Fort Davidson. This is where a significant Civil War battle, the Battle of Pilot Knob, took place in 1864.
 
 
 
For more about the history of Iron County, Missouri, see:
 
 
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Davidson Battle of Fort Davidson] (Wikipedia)
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moicgs/countyhistory.html History of Iron County] (Iron Co. Hist. Soc.)
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1857'''  Iron County was created by a legislative act of 17 February 1857 from [[Dent County, Missouri Genealogy|Dent]], [[Madison County, Missouri Genealogy|Madison]], [[Reynolds County, Missouri Genealogy|Reynolds]], St. [[St. Francois County, Missouri Genealogy|Francois]] [[Washington County, Missouri Genealogy|Washington,]] and [[Wayne County, Missouri Genealogy|Wayne]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironton,_Missouri Ironton] <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Iron}}
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*'''1857''' Iron County was created by a legislative act of February 17, 1857 from [[Dent County, Missouri Genealogy|Dent]], [[Madison County, Missouri Genealogy|Madison]], [[Reynolds County, Missouri Genealogy|Reynolds]], [[St. Francois County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Francois]], [[Washington County, Missouri Genealogy|Washington]], and [[Wayne County, Missouri Genealogy|Wayne]] Counties.
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*'''County seat:''' Ironton<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Iron, Hogan|place|disp=Hogan}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Iron, Ironton|place|disp=Ironton}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Iron, Pilot Knob|place|disp=Pilot Knob}}
 
  
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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=== Populated Places ===
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For a complete list of populated places in Iron County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://missouri.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,093,c,iron.cfm HomeTown Locator].<br>
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The [https://shsmo.org State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>
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Wikipedia contributors, "Iron County, Missouri," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_County,_Missouri Iron County Missouri], accessed Oct 2019.</ref>
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{{Populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annapolis,_Missouri Annapolis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcadia,_Missouri Arcadia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironton,_Missouri Ironton] (county seat)
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_Knob,_Missouri Pilot Knob]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viburnum,_Missouri Viburnum]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Des_Arc,_Missouri Des Arc]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belleview,_Missouri Belleview]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bixby,_Missouri Bixby]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chloride,_Missouri Chloride]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glover,_Missouri Glover]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hogan,_Missouri Hogan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodland,_Iron_County,_Missouri Goodland]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Brook,_Missouri Middle Brook]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulcan,_Missouri Vulcan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcadia_Township,_Iron_County,_Missouri Arcadia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dent_Township,_Iron_County,_Missouri Dent]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Township,_Iron_County,_Missouri Iron]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaolin_Township,_Iron_County,_Missouri Kaolin]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_Township,_Iron_County,_Missouri Liberty]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Township,_Iron_County,_Missouri Union]
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==== Populated Places  ====
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Iron}}
  
*Annapolis ([http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=20072 ePodunk] page |&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annapolis,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
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== Resources ==
*Arcadia ([http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=20077 ePodunk] page |&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcadia,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
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{{MO Resources Intro|Iron}}
*Belleview ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belleview,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Bixby ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bixby,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Des Arc ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Des_Arc,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Glover ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glover,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Goodland ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodland,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Hogan
 
*Ironton (county seat) ([http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=20383 ePodunk] page |&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironton,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Middle Brook ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Brook,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Pilot Knob ([http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=20594 ePodunk] page | [http://www.missourihistorictowns.com/missouri-historic-places/pilot-knob-missouri-history-landmarks.htm MO Historic Towns] page |&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_Knob,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
*Viburnum ([http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=20738 ePodunk] page |&nbsp;Wikipedia page)
 
*Vulcan ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulcan,_Missouri Wikipedia] page)
 
  
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Iron}}
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/census/irontown.txt Alphabetical List of Towns, 1885, Iron County, Missouri] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Iron}}
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/reynolds/bios/barnes82gbs.txt Barnes, Thomas S.] (biography, from "Goodspeed Brothers, 1894"), USGenWeb Archives
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*''First Families of Iron County, Missouri''. Arcadia, MO: Iron County Genealogy Society, 2007. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/first-families-of-iron-county-missouri-1857-2007-a-register-of-early-settlers-and-their-present-day-descendants/oclc/182846022&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
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*[http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoBios.html Iron County Biographies], Iron Co. Genealogical Society, courtesy of Tom Caulley.
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Iron}}
  
[[Crawford County, Missouri Genealogy|Crawford]] {{•}} [[Dent County, Missouri Genealogy|Dent]] {{•}} [[Madison County, Missouri Genealogy|Madison]] {{•}} [[Reynolds County, Missouri Genealogy|Reynolds]] {{•}} [[St. Francois County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Francois]] {{•}} [[Washington County, Missouri Genealogy|Washington]] {{•}} [[Wayne County, Missouri Genealogy|Wayne]]
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=== Cemeteries ===
{{MOIron, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Iron}}
== Resources  ==
 
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
 
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
 
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
 
 
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Iron County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1443 Findagrave.com]
 
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoCems.html MOGenWeb]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Iron+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Iron&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoCems.html MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/cemeteries.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/iron.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=47 MOGravestones]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/cemeteries.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|551112|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Iron+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/iron.htm Tombstone Project]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Missouri/Iron-County?id=county_1443 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394518&reqParentsLabel=Iron%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=47 MOGravestones]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20382&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=49&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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*[http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoCems.html Links to Iron County Cemeteries] (Tom Caulley's Iron Co., MO Gen. Page)
 
  
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*[http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoCems.html Iron County Cemeteries], Iron Co. Genealogical Society, courtesy of Tom Caulley.
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_County,_Missouri#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1860 |5842
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|1870 |6278 
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|1880 |8183
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|1890 |9119
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|1900 |8716
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|1910 |8563
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|1920 |9458
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|1930 |9642
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|1940 |10440
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|1950 |9458
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|1960 |8041
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|1970 |9529
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|1980 |11084
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|1990 |10726
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|2000 |10697
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|2010 |10630
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}}{{MO Census Intro|Iron}}
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*'''1732-1933''' {{RecordSearch|2075262|Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://www.ironcountymigenealogicalsociety.org/ The Iron County Genealogical Society] has [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~moicgs/census.html surname indexes] for the 1860-1930 Federal Censuses.
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*1860 Mortality Schedules  [http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/history/other/1860mort12gms.txt partial listing] for Iron County, USGenWeb Archives.
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*1890 Special Census  [http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/census/1890iron.txt transcription] for Iron County of the names of Civil War Union veterans and widows of veterans enumerated in the 1890 Veterans Schedules, also known as the 1890 Special Census. USGenWeb Archives.
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*''Iron County, Missouri 1910 Census''. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/iron-county-missouri-1910-census/oclc/56727608&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
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*''1920 Iron County, Missouri Census''. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/1920-iron-county-missouri-census/oclc/56727609&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
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*''1930 Iron County, Missouri Census''. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/1930-iron-county-missouri-census/oclc/56727610&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
  
*The Iron County Genealogical Society has [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moicgs/census.html surname indexes] for the 1860-1930 Federal Censuses.
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=== Church Records ===
*The U.S. GenWeb Archives website has the following transcriptions:
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{{MO Church Intro|Iron}}<br>
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'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
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*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394518&reqParentsLabel=Iron%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
  
:1860 Mortality Schedules - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/history/other/1860mort12gms.txt partial listing] for Iron County
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'''''Catholic'''''<br>
:1890 Special Census - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/census/1890iron.txt transcription] for Iron County of the names of Civil War Union veterans and widows of veterans enumerated in the 1890 Veterans Schedules, also known as the 1890 Special Census.<br><br>
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'''Hogan Settlement'''
  
*The 1910-1930 Federal censuses for Iron County are covered in the following three books:
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*Church records (contains baptisms, marriages, deaths, first communions), 1882-1913, Hogan, Missouri are [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/211096 available on microfilm at the Family History Library].
  
:''Iron County, Missouri 1910 Census''. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/iron-county-missouri-1910-census/oclc/56727608&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
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*''On the Mission in Missouri, 1857-1868'', a book by John Joseph Hogan describes experiences on the Missouri frontier by this Catholic missionary. Available online at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/272975 FamilySearch].
:''1920 Iron County, Missouri Census''. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/1920-iron-county-missouri-census/oclc/56727609&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
 
:''1930 Iron County, Missouri Census''. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/1930-iron-county-missouri-census/oclc/56727610&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
 
  
==== Church ====
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'''''Lutheran'''''<br>
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*Lohman, Marcine. ''Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Pilot Knob, Missouri, Iron County, 1861-1931''. Firestone, CO: Self-published, 2007?. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/immanuel-ev-lutheran-church-of-pilot-knob-missouri-iron-county-1861-1931/oclc/164604018&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
  
{{MO Church Intro}}  
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MO Court Intro|Iron}}
  
===== Catholic  =====
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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
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*Hackworth, Sharon. ''Iron County, Missouri Naturalizations, 1871-1906''. Arcadia: Iron County Genealogy Society, 2007. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/iron-county-missouri-naturalizations-1871-1906/oclc/310125040&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
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*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D6714%26REC%3D13 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Joseph Washington McClurg], n.d.; MO Digital Heritage
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*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D18408%26REC%3D12 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Silas B. Woodson, 1871], MO Digital Heritage
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*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D16241%26REC%3D10 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Silas B. Woodson, 9 Nov 1874], MO Digital Heritage
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*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1329%26REC%3D2 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Thomas Clement Fletcher], n.d.; MO Digital Heritage
  
'''Hogan Settlement'''
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=== Directories ===
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{{MO Directories Intro|Iron}}
  
*Church records (contains baptisms, marriages, deaths, first communions), 1882-1913, Hogan, Missouri are [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/211096?availability=Family%20History%20Library available on microfilm at the Family History Library].
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
*On the mission in Missouri, 1857-1868, a book by John Joseph Hogan which describes experiences on the Missouri frontier by this Catholic missionary. [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/272975?availability=Family%20History%20Library View a digital version of this book at FamilySearch].
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Iron}}
  
===== Lutheran  =====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
 +
{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Iron}}
  
*Lohman, Marcine. ''Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Pilot Knob, Missouri, Iron County, 1861-1931''. Firestone, CO: Self-published, 2007?. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/immanuel-ev-lutheran-church-of-pilot-knob-missouri-iron-county-1861-1931/oclc/164604018&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Iron}}
  
==== Court<br> ====
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=== Genealogies ===
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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{{MO Genealogies Intro|Iron}}
*Hackworth, Sharon. ''Iron County, Missouri Naturalizations, 1871-1906''. Arcadia: Iron County Genealogy Society, 2007. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/iron-county-missouri-naturalizations-1871-1906/oclc/310125040&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
 
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D6714%26REC%3D13 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Joseph Washington McClurg], n.d. (MO Digital Heritage)
 
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D18408%26REC%3D12 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Silas B. Woodson, 1871] (MO Digital Heritage)
 
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D16241%26REC%3D10 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Silas B. Woodson, 9 Nov 1874] (MO Digital Heritage)
 
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1329%26REC%3D2 Petition, Iron County Citizens to Thomas Clement Fletcher], n.d. (MO Digital Heritage)
 
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
[[Image:Iron County Missouri PilotKnobMountain.jpg|right|250px|Pilot Knob Mountain, Iron County, Missouri]]
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Iron}}
{{MO Land}}  
 
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{MO Land Intro|Iron}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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{{MO Land}}
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/reynolds/bios/barnes82gbs.txt Barnes, Thomas S.] (biography, from "Goodspeed Brothers, 1894") (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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=== Local Histories ===
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moicgs/icbios.htm Citizens of Iron County: History of Southeast Missouri Biographical Appendix] (Iron County Gen. Soc.)
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{{MO Histories Intro|Iron}}
*E[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/history/timeline.txt arly History of Iron County: 1850-1899] (timeline; U.S. GenWeb Archives)
 
*''First Families of Iron County, Missouri''. Arcadia, MO: Iron County Genealogy Society, 2007. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/first-families-of-iron-county-missouri-1857-2007-a-register-of-early-settlers-and-their-present-day-descendants/oclc/182846022&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
 
*[http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoBios.html Iron County Biographies] (Tom Caulley's Iron Co., MO Gen. Page)
 
*Iron County, Missouri Records. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press, 2006. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/iron-county-missouri-records/oclc/210076503&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moichs/ironton_1868.html Ironton in 1868] (Iron Co. Hist. Soc.)<br>
 
*''History of southeast Missouri. Embracing an historical account of the counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron''. Chicago, The Goodspeed publishing co., 1888.
 
**Online at [http://cdm16795.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/mocohist/id/48342 MissouriDigitalHeritage] (Free)
 
  
==== Maps  ====
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{{MO History}}
  
[[Image:Moiron.jpg|right|500px|Moiron.jpg]]  
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~moicgs/icbios.htm Citizens of Iron County: History of Southeast Missouri Biographical Appendix], Iron Co. Genealogical Society
 +
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/history/timeline.txt Early History of Iron County: 1850-1899], timeline; U.S. GenWeb Archives
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*Iron County, Missouri Records. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press, 2006. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/iron-county-missouri-records/oclc/210076503&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~moichs/ironton_1868.html Ironton in 1868], Iron Co. Hist. Soc.
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*''History of southeast Missouri. Embracing an historical account of the counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron.'' 1888. Chicago, The Goodspeed Publishing Co. Available online at [http://cdm16795.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/mocohist/id/48342 MissouriDigitalHeritage].
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~moicgs/countyhistory.html History of Iron County], Iron Co. Hist. Soc.
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]  
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
*[http://cdm.sos.mo.gov/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/tristate&CISOPTR=210&CISOBOX=1&REC=8&debugMode=false&numberMarked=0 Map of Iron County, Missouri] (Secs. T30 and T31, R3E and R4E) (MO Digital Heritage)
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MO Iron County}}}}
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmocoplats%26CISOPTR%3D6190%26REC%3D7 Plat Book of Iron County, Missouri] (n.d.; MO Digital Heritage)
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{{MO Maps Intro|Iron}}
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmoplatbooks%26CISOPTR%3D1018%26REC%3D1 Plat Book of Iron County, Missouri, 1930] (MO Digital Heritage)
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Iron_County Maps of townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*[http://cdm.sos.mo.gov/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/tristate&CISOPTR=210&CISOBOX=1&REC=8&debugMode=false&numberMarked=0 Map of Iron County, Missouri] (Secs. T30 and T31, R3E and R4E), MO Digital Heritage
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*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmocoplats%26CISOPTR%3D6190%26REC%3D7 Plat Book of Iron County, Missouri], n.d.; MO Digital Heritage
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*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmoplatbooks%26CISOPTR%3D1018%26REC%3D1 Plat Book of Iron County, Missouri, 1930], MO Digital Heritage
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Iron_County Maps of townships], Histopolis
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394518&reqParentsLabel=Iron%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Migration ===
*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{MO Migration Intro|Iron}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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=== Military Records ===
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{{MO Military Intro|Iron}}
  
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*'''1900-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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==== Civil War ====
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{{MO Civil War Intro|Iron}}
 
'''''Online Records'''''
 
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1911-1938''' {{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications, 1911-1938}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
'''''Regiments'''''
 
'''''Regiments'''''
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Service men in Iron County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Iron County, Missouri:<br>
 
Service men in Iron County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Iron County, Missouri:<br>
 
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]  
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]
:- [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]  
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]
:- [[24th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|24th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company I<br>  
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:- [[24th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|24th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company I<br>
:- [[29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company E<br>  
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:- [[29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company E<br>
:- [[30th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|30th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company D<br>  
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:- [[30th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|30th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company D<br>
:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company B<br>  
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company B<br>
:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company E<br>  
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company E<br>
:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company F<br>  
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company F<br>
:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company M<br>  
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company M<br>
:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company L<br>  
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:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company L<br>
:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company M<br>  
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:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company M<br>
:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>  
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:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>  
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:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D<br>
:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>  
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:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K<br>  
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:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K<br>
:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>  
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:- [[68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>
:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company A<br>  
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:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company A<br>
:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company C<br>  
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:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company C<br>
:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company F<br>  
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:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company F<br>
:- [[8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>  
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:- [[8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>
:- [[8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>  
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:- [[8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>
:- [[8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company M<br>  
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:- [[8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company M<br>
:- [[13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company F<br>  
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:- [[13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company F<br>
 
:- [[13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company L<br>
 
:- [[13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company L<br>
 
|}
 
|}
  
*Iron County Genealogy Society. ''When the Smoke Settled: Civil War Soldier Stories''. Arcadia, MO: Iron County Genealogy Society, 2001?. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/when-the-smoke-settled-civil-war-soldier-stories/oclc/48137340&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.  
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*Iron County Genealogy Society. ''When the Smoke Settled: Civil War Soldier Stories''. Arcadia, MO: Iron County Genealogy Society, 2001?. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/when-the-smoke-settled-civil-war-soldier-stories/oclc/48137340&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1685%26REC%3D11 Letter, from C.R. Peck, Ironton, Iron County, to Thomas Clement Fletcher,10 Apr 1865] (MO Digital Heritage)  
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*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1685%26REC%3D11 Letter, from C.R. Peck, Ironton, Iron County, to Thomas Clement Fletcher,10 Apr 1865] (MO Digital Heritage)
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1654%26REC%3D14 Letter, from J.V. Logan, Ironton, Iron County, to Thomas Clement Fletcher, 2 Jan 1866] (MO Digital Heritage)  
+
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1654%26REC%3D14 Letter, from J.V. Logan, Ironton, Iron County, to Thomas Clement Fletcher, 2 Jan 1866] (MO Digital Heritage)
*[http://www.missourihistorictowns.com/missouri-historic-places/pilot-knob-missouri-history-landmarks.htm Missouri Historic Towns: Explore Pilot Knob, Missouri History]  
+
*[http://www.missourihistorictowns.com/missouri-historic-places/pilot-knob-missouri-history-landmarks.htm Missouri Historic Towns: Explore Pilot Knob, Missouri History]
 
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1126%26REC%3D3 Petition, Iron County Unconditional Loyal Union Men, to Thomas Clement Fletcher, 26 Dec 1865] (MO Digital Heritage)
 
*[http://ir6b.deepwebtech.com/mdh/link.html?collectionCode=MOVIRT&redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcdm.sos.mo.gov%2Fcdm4%2Fdocument.php%3FCISOROOT%3D%2Fmsa%26CISOPTR%3D1126%26REC%3D3 Petition, Iron County Unconditional Loyal Union Men, to Thomas Clement Fletcher, 26 Dec 1865] (MO Digital Heritage)
  
===== Civil War Battle =====
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'''''Civil War Battle'''''<br>
 +
The following Civil War Battles were fought in Iron County:
  
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Iron County:
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*September 27, 1864  [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo021.htm Fort Davidson]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo021.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref> also known as Pilot Knob
 +
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Davidson Battle of Fort Davidson], Wikipedia
 +
*[http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~caulleyfamilyinfo/military/HISTORY.HTML Battle of Pilot Knob and Fort Davidson, Missouri]
 +
*[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri.
  
*September 27, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo021.htm Fort Davidson]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo021.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref> also known as Pilot Knob
+
==== World War II ====
 +
{{MO World War II Intro|Iron}}
 +
*'''1940-1945''' {{RecordSearch|2759143|Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1941-1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri.
+
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 +
{{MO Naturalization Intro|Iron}}
  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Davidson Battle of Fort Davidson] (Wikipedia)
+
*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*[http://www.civilwaralbum.com/misc/pilotknob1.htm Battle of Pilot Knob and Fort Davidson, Missouri]
 
  
===== World War II =====
+
=== Newspapers ===
 
+
{{MO Newspapers Intro|Iron}}
*'''1941 - 1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
 
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
 
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
  
 
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Iron}}
 
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Iron}}
===== '''''Current newspapers'''''  =====
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*[http://www.myironcountynews.com/ ''The Mountain Echo''], Ironton, MO
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/news/news1.txt Early Iron County, Missouri Newspaper Items], USGenWeb Archives
*''[http://www.myironcountynews.com/ The Mountain Echo (Ironton, MO)]''
+
*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~moiron/ic-papers/ir-paper.htm Iron County, Missouri Newspapers], MO-AHGP
  
===== '''''Historic newspapers'''''  =====
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=== Obituaries ===
 +
{{MO Obituaries Intro|Iron}}
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/news/news1.txt Early Iron County, Missouri Newspaper Items] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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=== Other Records ===
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moiron/ic-papers/ir-paper.htm Iron County, Missouri Newspapers] (MO-AHGP)
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{{MO Other Records Intro|Iron}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{MO Periodicals Intro|Iron}}
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}
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=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{MO Probate Intro|Iron}}
  
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1750-1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images
*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
+
*'''1766-1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images ($)
 
 
==== Schools  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/schools.html Iron County, Missouri Schools] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
 
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== School Records ===
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{{MO Schools Intro|Iron}}
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/schools.html Iron County, Missouri Schools], USGenWeb Archives
 +
===Social Security Records===
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*'''1935-2014''' {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].
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*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry ($)] — index, [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and Claims Index|click here for more information]].
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{MO Tax Intro|Iron}}
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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=== Vital Records ===
 +
{{MO Vital Intro|Iron}}
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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==== Birth ====
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{{MO Birth Intro|Iron}}
  
*'''1802 - 1969''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1802-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1802-1969''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1802-1969}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index/images
*'''1883'''  Iron County Birth Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|C515202}} at FamilySearch - free.
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*'''1817-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1884 - 1887''' [http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/BirthsDeathsMarriages/Births-StillBirth1884-1887.txt Iron County Births and Stillbirths 1884-1887]  
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*'''1883'''  Iron County Birth Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|C515202}} at FamilySearch.
 +
*'''1884-1887''' [http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/BirthsDeathsMarriages/Births-StillBirth1884-1887.txt Iron County Births and Stillbirths 1884-1887]
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri State Archives: Missouri Birth &amp; Death Records Database, Pre-1910] (includes Iron County data)
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri State Archives: Missouri Birth &amp; Death Records Database, Pre-1910] (includes Iron County data)
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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==== Marriage ====
 +
{{MO Marriage Intro|Iron}}
  
*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1776-1988''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=missouri%2cmo Missouri, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
+
*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $  
+
*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
*'''1857 - 1881'''  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/marriages.html Iron County Marriages 1857-1881] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
*'''1857 - 1885'''  Iron County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1857-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515201}} at FamilySearch - free.
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*'''1857-1881'''  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/marriages.html Iron County Marriages 1857-1881], USGenWeb Archives
*'''1857 - 1998'''  [http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoMarriages.html Iron County Marriages 1857-1998] (Tom Caulley's Iron Co., MO Gen. Page)
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*'''1857-1885'''  Iron County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1857-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515201}} at FamilySearch.
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~caulleyfamilyinfo/MissouriMarriages/index.html Brian Oster Missouri Marriage Records site]
+
*'''1857-1998'''  [http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoMarriages.html Iron County Marriages 1857-1998], Iron Co. Genealogy, courtesy of Tom Caulley
 +
*[http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~caulleyfamilyinfo/genealogy/MissouriMarriages/index.html Brian Oster Missouri Marriage Records site]
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
+
==== Death ====
 +
{{MO Death Intro|Iron}}
  
*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
+
*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $  
+
*'''1834-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
*Iron County, Missouri Deaths (U.S. GenWeb Archives)
+
*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*[http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoMoBirthDeaths.html Links to Iron County Births, Deaths, and Obituaries]&nbsp;(Tom Caulley's Iron Co., MO Gen. Page)
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*'''1910-1960''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10018/missouri-death-certificates-1910-1960?s=275764761 Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1960] at MyHeritage ($) — index
 +
*Iron County, Missouri Deaths, USGenWeb Archives
 +
*[http://www.caulleyscorner.com/IronCoMo/IronCoMoBirthDeaths.html Links to Iron County Births, Deaths, and Obituaries], Iron Co. Genealogy, courtesy of Tom Caulley
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri State Archives: Missouri Death Certificates] (includes direct access to Iron County death certificates in pdf form)
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri State Archives: Missouri Death Certificates] (includes direct access to Iron County death certificates in pdf form)
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
+
==== Divorce ====
 +
{{MO Divorce Intro|Iron}}
 +
 
 +
== Research Facilities ==
 +
{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Iron}}
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
+
=== Archives ===
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moichs/ Iron County Historical Society]
+
{{MO Archives Intro|Iron}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moicgs/icgs_home.html Iron County, Missouri Genealogy Society]
 
  
==== Family History Centers ====
+
=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}  
+
=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries Intro|Iron}}
  
==== Websites  ====
+
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]<br>
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}  
+
=== Museums ===
 +
{{MO Museums Intro|Iron}}
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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== Societies ==
|-
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{{MO Societies Intro|Iron}}
| width="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites with online indexes or images of records''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:iron+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moiron2/ MOGenWeb]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/iron.htm USGenWeb Archives]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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*'''Iron County Historical Society'''<br>[https://www.facebook.com/Iron-County-Historical-Society-Museum-157734877617503/ Website]
|-
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*''' Iron County, Missouri Genealogy Society'''<br>[https://www.facebook.com/IronCountyHistoricalSocietyMO/ Website]
| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Iron/ RootsWeb resources]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Iron/ Linkpendium]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/iron/ CyndisList]  
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/iron-county// StateofUS]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Iron-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]  
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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== Websites ==
|-
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{{MO Websites Intro|Iron}}
| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203068&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Iron%22 FamilySearch catalog]
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=iron+county+missouri WorldCat]
 
| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
 
| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Iron Missouri" and search catalog.
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Iron County"
 
|-
 
| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
 
|}
 
  
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/desktop/en/search.html Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
|-
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[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~moiron2/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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*  [http://usgwarchives.net/mo/iron/iron.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
|-
+
*{{FHL Place IDNum|203103|Missouri|Iron}}. Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]  
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[https://web.archive.org/web/20141008074110/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Iron/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
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[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Iron/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
|-
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*  [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/iron/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
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*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/iron-county// StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Iron-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.iron/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]  
 
| width="70%" | Iron County Message Board
 
|}
 
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
 +
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Iron}}
  
<references />{{Missouri|Missouri}}
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== References ==
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<references />
  
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{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 
[[Category:Iron_County,_Missouri]]
 
[[Category:Iron_County,_Missouri]]
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[[Category:Missouri_Counties]]

Revision as of 15:31, 24 September 2020

Guide to Iron County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: Ironton
Organized: February 17, 1857
Parent County(s): Dent, Madison, Reynolds, St. Francois, Washington, Wayne[1]
Neighboring Counties
Crawford  • Dent  • Madison  • Reynolds  • St. Francois  • Washington  • Wayne
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriIronCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
682px-Map of Missouri highlighting Iron County svg.png
Adoption
Pilot Knob Mountain, Iron County, Missouri

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for iron ore. The County is located in the southeast area of the state. [2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Iron County Courthouse
250 S Main Street
PO Box 42
Ironton, MO 63650
Phone: 573-546-2912
Iron County Website

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1885, marriage, divorce, probate and land records.[3]

Iron County, Missouri Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[4]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1883 1857 1883 1857 1814 1857 1830
Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places in Iron County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator.
The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[6]

Cities
Villages
Unincorporated communities
Townships


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

  • Barnes, Thomas S. (biography, from "Goodspeed Brothers, 1894"), USGenWeb Archives
  • First Families of Iron County, Missouri. Arcadia, MO: Iron County Genealogy Society, 2007. WorldCat.
  • Iron County Biographies, Iron Co. Genealogical Society, courtesy of Tom Caulley.

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Iron County, Missouri online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1860 5,842
1870 6,278 7.5%
1880 8,183 30.3%
1890 9,119 11.4%
1900 8,716 −4.4%
1910 8,563 −1.8%
1920 9,458 10.5%
1930 9,642 1.9%
1940 10,440 8.3%
1950 9,458 −9.4%
1960 8,041 −15.0%
1970 9,529 18.5%
1980 11,084 16.3%
1990 10,726 −3.2%
2000 10,697 −0.3%
2010 10,630 −0.6%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.
List of Churches and Church Parishes

Catholic
Hogan Settlement

  • On the Mission in Missouri, 1857-1868, a book by John Joseph Hogan describes experiences on the Missouri frontier by this Catholic missionary. Available online at FamilySearch.

Lutheran

  • Lohman, Marcine. Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Pilot Knob, Missouri, Iron County, 1861-1931. Firestone, CO: Self-published, 2007?. WorldCat.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Iron County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.


Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Iron County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Iron County, Missouri:

- 2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)
- 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)
- 24th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company I
- 29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company E
- 30th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company D
- 12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company B
- 12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company E
- 12th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company F
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union), Company M
- 5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union), Company L
- 5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union), Company M
- 68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company K
- 68th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company L
- 6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company A
- 6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company C
- 6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company F
- 8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company L
- 8th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company M
- 13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union), Company F
- 13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union), Company L

Civil War Battle
The following Civil War Battles were fought in Iron County:

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Iron County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Iron County. For state-wide library facilities, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Iron County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Missouri Societies.

  • Iron County Historical Society
    Website
  • Iron County, Missouri Genealogy Society
    Website

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • Missouri Digital Heritage. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
  • MOGenWeb. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
  • USGenWeb Archives. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • FamilySearch Catalog . Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
  • RootsWeb resources. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • Linkpendium. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • CyndisList. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • StateofUS. Free. family history resources and government records
  • Missouri Genealogy. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Iron, Missouri," in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_County,_Missouri. accessed 9/11/2018
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iron County, Missouri. Page 397-407 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Iron County, Missouri," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, Iron County Missouri, accessed Oct 2019.
  7. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)