Genealogy Information

GENEALOGY REQUEST FOR THE HENRY COUNTY AREA

HENRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE

100 W. FRANKLIN

CLINTON, MISSOURI 64735

RECORDER OF DEEDS (660-885-7209)  Marriage licenses 1830 to present. Land transfers 1830 to present. *located on the first floor of the courthouse.

ASSESSOR (660-885-7212) Current property deeds. Cemetery maps and books. Plat books 1877,1895, 1914, 1966 to present. Topography maps. *located on the first floor of the courthouse.

COUNTY CLERK (660-885-7204) Rural school records 1914-1971. County Commission (Court) records 1835 to present. Personal and real estate tax books 1970 to present (a few older). *located on the first floor of the courthouse.

ASSOCIATE AND PROBATE COURT AND CIRCUIT CLERK (660-885-7230) Records of Wills 1840 to present. Estate records 1840 to present.  Civil and Criminal Records 1895 to present. Divorce records 1895 to present. *located on the second floor of the courthouse.

HENRY COUNTY MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

203 West Franklin, Clinton, Missouri 64735

Phone: (660)885-2228

Our historical society and museum has an excellent genealogy library, with trained personnel to assist your search.  Many of the old records of Henry County have been moved to the museum.  The Henry County Museum is located approximately 1/2 block off the northwest corner of the downtown square. www.henrycountymomuseum.org

HENRY COUNTY LIBRARY

123 East Green, Clinton, Missouri 64735

Phone: (660)885-2612

Our library has a wonderful genealogy department, which includes Henry County newspapers dating from 1877 to 1972, maps and listings of all cemeteries in the county, and census data for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1880, 1900, and 1920.  Many personal family history books have been donated. http://tacnet.missouri.org/hcl/

HENRY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER

306 South Second, Clinton, Missouri 64735

Phone: (660)885-8193

The Henry County Health Department has birth records dating 1920 to present and death records dating 1980 to present.  Any records dating prior to 1920 have to be requested from the state archives.  Forms available at Health Center.  The State of Missouri and Henry County Health Department charge a $10.00 fee for copies of records.

For more information on Henry County Genealogy please visit  http://www.rootsweb.com/~mohenry/henryco.html The site is sponsored by RootsWeb, and all information is free.  Linda Everhart has been the county coordinator since 1999.

MAP OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED LOCATIONS