Lewis County, Missouri Records
Lewis County Cities and Towns include Canton, Durham, Ewing, La Belle, La Grange, Lewistown, Maywood, Monticello, Steffenville, Williamstown.
A Map of Lewis County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Lewis County, Missouri Courthouse Records
Lewis County, MO Courthouse
The Lewis County Courthouse is located in Monticello, 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 Lewis 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.
- Lewis County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1833 and Land Records from 1833.
- Lewis County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1833 and Court & Divorce Records from 1833.
- Lewis County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883-87.
- Lewis 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.
- Lewis County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980
Lewis County, Missouri Census Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: 1844-1881
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Lewis County, Missouri Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1910 to present
- Marriage Records: from July 1948 to present
- Divorce Records: from July 1948 to present
- Locations: Missouri Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Telephone: 573-751-6387
Lewis County, Missouri Resources
- RAOGK Volunteers for Missouri
- Lewis County Historical Society, 112 North Fourth Street, Canton, MO 63435; Phone: (573) 288-5713
- Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society
- Lewis County, Missouri Message Boards
- Lewis County, Missouri Genealogy Forum
Lewis County, Missouri External Links
- Missouri Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Lewis County, Missouri Books - Amazon
- Lewis Co., Missouri - FindaGrave
- Guide to Lewis County and Municipal Records on Microfilm - Missouri State Archives
- Missouri Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Lewis County, Missouri Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 - 1922)
- Lewis Co. MOGenweb
- Lewis County, Missouri Ancestry Database Collections
- Lewis County, Missouri Military Records