Morgan County, Missouri Records
Morgan County, Missouri (Map It) was created on January 5, 1833 from Cooper County. The county was named in honor of Daniel Morgan (c. 1736–1802), American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia.
Morgan County Cities and Towns include Barnett, Florence, Gravois Mills, Laurie, Rocky Mount, Stover, Sunrise Beach, Syracuse, Versailles.
A Map of Morgan County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Morgan County, Missouri Courthouse Records
Morgan County, MO Courthouse
The Morgan County Courthouse is located in Versailles, 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 Morgan 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.
Records incomplete. Courthouse burned 1887.
- Morgan County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1833 and Land Records from 1837.
- Morgan County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1834 and Court & Divorce Records from 1833.
- Morgan County Clerk of the Court has Birth Records from 1841-63 and 1883-86 only and Death Records from 1883-86.
- Morgan 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.
- Morgan County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980
Morgan 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
Morgan 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
Morgan County, Missouri Resources
- RAOGK Volunteers for Missouri
- Morgan County Historical Society
- Morgan County, Missouri Message Boards
- Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy Boards
Morgan County, Missouri External Links
- Missouri Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Morgan County, Missouri Books - Amazon
- Morgan Co., Missouri - FindaGrave
- Morgan County History
- Guide to Morgan County and Municipal Records on Microfilm - Missouri State Archives
- Missouri Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Morgan County, Missouri Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 - 1922)
- Morgan Co. MOGenweb
- Morgan County, Missouri Ancestry Database Collections
- Morgan County, Missouri Military Records