Barry County, Missouri Records

Barry County, Missouri (Map It) was created on January 5, 1835 from Greene County. The county was named in honor of William Taylor Barry (1784-1835), jurist and United States Postmaster General.

Barry County is bordered by Lawrence County (north), Stone County (east), Carroll County, Arkansas (southeast), Benton County, Arkansas (south), McDonald County (southwest), Newton County (northwest).

Barry County Cities and Towns include Monett, Cassville, Pierce City, Purdy, Seligman, Exeter, Wheaton, Washburn , Arrow Point, Butterfield, Chain-O-Lakes, Emerald Beach.

Barry County Townships include Ash Township, Butterfield Township, Capps Creek Township, Corsicana Township, Crane Creek Township, Exeter Township, Flat Creek Township, Jenkins Township, Kings Prairie Township, Liberty Township, McDonald Township, McDowell Township, Mineral Township, Monett Township, Mountain Township, Ozark Township, Pioneer Township, Pleasant Ridge Township, Purdy Township, Roaring River Township, Shell Knob Township, Sugar Creek Township, Washburn Township, Wheaton Township, White River Township.

A Map of Barry County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Barry County, Missouri Courthouse Records

Barry County, Missouri Courthouse
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Barry County, MO Courthouse

The Barry County Courthouse is located in Cassville, Missouri. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Barry county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

A Fire in 1872 destroyed some of the circuit court clerk's records

  • Barry County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1837 and Land Records from 1835
  • Barry County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1835 and Court & Divorce Records from 1872.
  • Barry County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883-85
  • Barry County Tax Assessor Office is responsible for appraising and assessing real estate property and person property for the purpose of taxation as well as transferring ownership of real estate, and keeping real estate maps up to date.
  • Local Records Inventory Database, produced by the Missouri Local Records Preservation Program, is a compilation of inventories of local government records identified as having permanent or enduring value and housed primarily in county and municipal offices, but includes some libraries, museums, and historical and genealogical societies that maintain government records. Not all Missouri offices have been inventoried.
  • Barry County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980

Barry County, Missouri Census Records

Barry County, Missouri Vital Records

Barry County, Missouri Resources

Barry County, Missouri External Links

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