Johnson County, Missouri Records
Johnson County, Missouri (Map It) was created on December 13, 1834 from Lafayette (formally Lillard) County. The county was named in honor of Richard M. Johnson (1780-1850), ninth Vice President of the United States, serving in the administration of Martin Van Buren.
Johnson County Cities and Towns include Centerview, Chilhowee, Holden, Kingsville, Knob Noster, La Tour, Leeton, Warrensburg, Whiteman AFB.
A Map of Johnson County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Johnson County, Missouri Courthouse Records
Johnson County, MO Courthouse
The Johnson County Courthouse is located in Warrensburg, 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 Johnson 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.
- Johnson County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1835 and Land Records from 1832.
- Johnson County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1835 and Court & Divorce Records from 1835.
- Johnson County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883-94.
- Johnson 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.
- Johnson County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980
Johnson 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
Johnson 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
Johnson County, Missouri Resources
- RAOGK Volunteers for Missouri
- Johnson County Historical Society
- West Central Missouri Genealogical Society and Library
- Johnson County, Missouri Message Boards
- Johnson County, Missouri Genealogy Forum
Johnson County, Missouri External Links
- Missouri Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Johnson County, Missouri Books - Amazon
- Johnson Co., Missouri - FindaGrave
- Guide to Johnson County and Municipal Records on Microfilm - Missouri State Archives
- Missouri Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Johnson County, Missouri Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 - 1922)
- Johnson Co. MOGenweb
- Johnson County, Missouri Ancestry Database Collections
- Johnson County, Missouri Military Records