McDonald County, Missouri Records
McDonald County Cities and Towns include Anderson, Caverna, Ginger Blue, Goodman, Jane, Lanagan, Longview, Noel, Pineville, Powell, Rocky Comfort, Southwest City, Tiff City.
A Map of McDonald County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
McDonald County, Missouri Courthouse Records
McDonald County, MO Courthouse
The McDonald County Courthouse is located in Pineville, Missouri. In 1856 a log courthouse, reportedly built in Rutledge, was demolished by Rioters. Bushwackers burned the courthouse in 1863, destroying most records; Deeds before 1863 recreated. 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 McDonald 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.
- McDonald County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1865 and Land Records from 1853.
- McDonald County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1865 and Court & Divorce Records from 1855.
- McDonald County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1856-94 .
- McDonald 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.
- McDonald County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980
McDonald County, Missouri Census Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
McDonald 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
McDonald County, Missouri Resources
- RAOGK Volunteers for Missouri
- Ozarks Genealogical Society
- McDonald County, Missouri Message Boards
- McDonald County, Missouri Genealogy Forum
McDonald County, Missouri External Links
- Missouri Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- McDonald County, Missouri Books - Amazon
- McDonald Co., Missouri - FindaGrave
- History of McDonald County
- history of McDonald County, Missouri: from the earliest settlement to the present time 1897
- Guide to McDonald County and Municipal Records on Microfilm - Missouri State Archives
- Missouri Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- McDonald County, Missouri Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 - 1922)
- McDonald Co. MOGenweb
- McDonald County, Missouri Ancestry Database Collections
- McDonald County, Missouri Military Records