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Heritage Quest Online  (NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card)
Your library's resource for census data, family records and local histories. This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials.

Ancestry Library Edition
(Library access only)

Dead Fred: Genealogy Photo Archive

Cape Girardeau County Archives Center

Perry County Ancestry & Family History

Scott County Historical & Genealogy Society

Online tutorials:

Cyndi’s List: Beginners Genealogy Classes

RootsWeb Guide to Tracing Family Trees




Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet


Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Pre-1910

Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1955

National Center for Health Statistics

Social Security Death Index (at RootsWeb)

Vital Records in the United States

U.S Home Town Locator

Records Project:  Your gateway to state and country public records


Missouri Historical Newspapers Project

Missouri Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society of Missouri

Saint Louis Public Library Obituary Index

Court Records:

Missouri Judiciary Home Page

Missouri State Archives—Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database

Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative

Saint Louis Circuit Court Historical Records Project

Probate (Wills and Intestate):

Probate Division—16th Judicial Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri

Land Records:

Bureau of Land Management (Official Federal Land Patent Records Site)

Missouri State Archives’ Land Patents 1831-1969

University of Missouri—1930 Plat Books of 118 Missouri counties

Military Records:

Cyndi’s List—Military Resources Worldwide

Missouri State Archives—Soldiers Database: War of 1812—World War I


Immigration and Naturalization Records:

Ellis Island

Index to Naturalization Records in Greene County Circuit Court

Census Online
    (1880 US and 1881 British & Canadian)

USGenWeb Census Project

Directory of Local Historical Societies, Museums and Genealogical Societies in Missouri

Library of Congress:
American Memory

Local History and Genealogy Reading Room

Online Catalog

Missouri Historical Society

Missouri State Archives  (birth & death records)  (Missouri Land Patents 1831-1969)

National Archives & Records Administration-Genealogy Page

State Historical Society of Missouri

University of Missouri Digital Library

Western Historical Manuscript Collection (Columbia) (Kansas City) (Saint Louis)

PERSI (Periodical Source Index)

Prepared by Allen County Public Library
Home - The Genealogy Center - Allen County Public Library
Available on Heritage Quest Online (via subscribing libraries)


WorldConnect Project from RootsWeb Genealogical Cooperative

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