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=== Populated Places ===
 
=== Populated Places ===
{{MO Populated Places Intro|Warren}}
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For a complete list of populated places in Warren County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://missouri.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,219,c,warren.cfm HomeTown Locator].<br>
The following are locations in Warren County, Missouri:
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The [https://shsmo.org State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [https://collections.shsmo.org/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, "Warren County, Missouri," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_County,_Missouri Warren County Missouri], accessed Dec 2019.</ref>
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{{Populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foristell,_Missouri Foristell] St. Charles & Warren co
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marthasville,_Missouri Marthasville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truesdale,_Missouri Truesdale]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrenton,_Missouri Warrenton] county seat
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright_City,_Missouri Wright City]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innsbrook,_Missouri Innsbrook]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pendleton,_Missouri Pendleton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Creeks,_Missouri Three Creeks]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspenhoff,_Missouri Aspenhoff]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernheimer,_Missouri Bernheimer]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridgeport,_Missouri Bridgeport]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Case,_Warren_County,_Missouri Case]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concord_Hill,_Missouri Concord Hill]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutzow,_Missouri Dutzow]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gore,_Missouri Gore]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holstein,_Missouri Holstein]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hopewell,_Warren_County,_Missouri Hopewell]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lippstadt_Community,_Missouri Lippstadt Community]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonia_Neighborhood,_Missouri Macedonia Neighborhood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Truxton,_Missouri New Truxton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peers,_Missouri Peers]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinckney,_Missouri Pinckney]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin_Oak_Community,_Missouri Pin Oak Community]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treloar,_Missouri Treloar]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridgeport_Township,_Warren_County,_Missouri Bridgeport]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Branch_Township,_Warren_County,_Missouri Camp Branch]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charrette_Township,_Warren_County,_Missouri Charrette]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hickory_Grove_Township,_Warren_County,_Missouri Hickory Grove]
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*North Elkhorn
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinckney_Township,_Warren_County,_Missouri Pinckney]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Elkhorn_Township,_Warren_County,_Missouri South Elkhorn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abattis,_Missouri Abattis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minden,_Warren_County,_Missouri Minden]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morsey,_Missouri Morsey]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairieview,_Missouri Prairieview]</div>
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*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.
 
 
=== History Timeline ===
 
=== History Timeline ===
 
{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Warren}}
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/warren.htm MOInterment]
 
* [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/warren.htm MOInterment]
 
* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=110 MOGravestones]
 
* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=110 MOGravestones]
* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20747&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=27&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
 
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Missouri/Warren-County?id=county_1505 Findagrave.com]
 
* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Missouri/Warren-County?id=county_1505 Findagrave.com]
 
* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
 
* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394440&reqParentsLabel=Warren%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
 
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
 
| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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=== Census Records ===
 
=== 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: [http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_County,_Missouri "Wikipedia.org".] 
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|1840 |4253
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|1850 |5860 
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|1860 |8839 
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|1870 |9673
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|1880 |10806
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|1890 |9913
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|1900 |9919
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|1910 |9123
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|1920 |8490
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|1930 |8082
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|1940 |7734
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|1950 |7666
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|1960 |8750
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|1970 |9699 
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|1980 |14900
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|1990 |19534
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|2000 |24525
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|2010 |32513
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{{MO Census Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Census Intro|Warren}}
  
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=== Church Records ===
 
=== Church Records ===
{{MO Church Intro|Warren}}
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{{MO Church Intro|Warren}}<br>
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'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
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*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394440&reqParentsLabel=Warren%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
  
 
=== Court Records ===
 
=== Court Records ===
 
{{MO Court Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Court Intro|Warren}}
  
*'''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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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
=== Directories ===
 
=== Directories ===
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{{MO History}}
 
{{MO History}}
  
*''History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri''. 1969. St. Louis, Missouri : Paul V. Cochrane. Available online at [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~mostchar/history.htm Rootsweb] (Free) and at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE3008868 FamilySearch]  
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*''History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri''. 1969. St. Louis, Missouri : Paul V. Cochrane. Available online at [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~mostchar/history.htm Rootsweb] (Free) and at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/332984-history-of-st-charles-montgomery-and-warren-counties-missouri-written-and-compiled-from-the-most-authentic-official-and-private-sources-including-a-history-of-their-townships-towns-and-villages-together-with-a-condensed-history-of-misso?offset=1 FamilySearch]  
  
 
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Warren_County Warren County townships] (Histopolis)
 
*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Warren_County Warren County townships] (Histopolis)
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Warren County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Warren County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394440&reqParentsLabel=Warren%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]]
  
 
=== Migration ===
 
=== Migration ===
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'''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] — 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] — index and images ($)
  
 
=== School Records ===
 
=== School Records ===
 
{{MO Schools Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Schools Intro|Warren}}
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===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]].
  
 
=== Tax Records ===
 
=== Tax Records ===
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{{MO Birth Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Birth Intro|Warren}}
 
*'''1817-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''1817-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1833-1881''' Warren County Birth Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|C515891}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1833-1881''' Warren County Birth Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|C515891}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissourir.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf]].</ref>
 
*'''1851-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
 
*'''1851-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
  
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{{MO Marriage Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Marriage Intro|Warren}}
  
*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''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 $
 
*'''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 $
*'''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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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
 
*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
*'''1833-1860''' [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE105739 The Marriage Records of Warren County, Books A and B] - Digital book online. Has a surname index and some notes with entries, especially for underage brides and grooms who needed parental consent.
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*'''1833-1860''' [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/285102-the-marriage-records-of-warren-county-missouri-books-a-b-1833-1860?offset=1 The Marriage Records of Warren County, Books A and B] - Digital book online. Has a surname index and some notes with entries, especially for underage brides and grooms who needed parental consent.
 
*'''1833-1881''' Warren County Marriage Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515891}} at FamilySearch.
 
*'''1833-1881''' Warren County Marriage Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515891}} at FamilySearch.
 
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
 
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
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*'''1834-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
 
*'''1834-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1884''' Warren County Death Index 1884. Batch {{IGI|B514628}} at FamilySearch.
 
*'''1884''' Warren County Death Index 1884. Batch {{IGI|B514628}} at FamilySearch.
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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
 
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
 
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  
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{{MO Websites Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Websites Intro|Warren}}
  
*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:warren+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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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
 
*  [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~mowarren/index.html MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
*  [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~mowarren/index.html MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/warren/warren.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/warren/warren.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/warren-county/ StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
 
*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/warren-county/ StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
 
*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Warren-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Warren-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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== Research Guides ==
 
== Research Guides ==
 
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Warren}}
 
{{MO Research Guides Intro|Warren}}

Revision as of 12:01, 20 September 2020

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

County Facts
County seat: Warrenton
Organized: January 5, 1833
Parent County(s): Montgomery[1]
Neighboring Counties
Franklin  • Gasconade  • Lincoln  • Montgomery  • St. Charles
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriWarrenCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Warren County Map.svg.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The county was named for Joseph Warren. The County is located in the eastern area of the state. [2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Warren County Courthouse
104 W. Market
Warrenton, MO 63383-1903
Phone: 636-456-3331
Warren County Website

Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records from 1833.
Probate Court has probate records from 1833.
Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records.[3]

Warren 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 1833 1884 1833 1833 1833 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]

  • 1833 Warren County was created January 5, 1833 from Montgomery County.
  • County seat: Warrenton[5]

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 Warren 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
Ghost towns


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

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

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Warren 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.
1840 4,253
1850 5,860 37.8%
1860 8,839 50.8%
1870 9,673 9.4%
1880 10,806 11.7%
1890 9,913 −8.3%
1900 9,919 0.1%
1910 9,123 −8.0%
1920 8,490 −6.9%
1930 8,082 −4.8%
1940 7,734 −4.3%
1950 7,666 −0.9%
1960 8,750 14.1%
1970 9,699 10.8%
1980 14,900 53.6%
1990 19,534 31.1%
2000 24,525 25.6%
2010 32,513 32.6%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".


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

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

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 Warren 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.


  • History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri. 1969. St. Louis, Missouri : Paul V. Cochrane. Available online at Rootsweb (Free) and at FamilySearch

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 Civil War service men from Warren County 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 Warren County.

- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 32nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company K
- 1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union), Company F
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E

- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company I
- 59th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Independent Company later Organized as Company A
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 37th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H

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 Warren 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 Warren County. For state-wide library facilities, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

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

  • Warren County Historical Society
    P.O. Box 12
    Market and Walton Streets
    Warrenton, MO 63383
    Phone: 636-456-3820

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, "Warren County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_County,_Missouri, accessed 18 Sept 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), Warren 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, "Warren County, Missouri," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, Warren County Missouri, accessed Dec 2019.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.