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Holt County was created on January 29, 1841 from the Platte Purchase. The county was named in honor of David Rice Holt, Missouri State Representative .
The Holt County Seat is situated in Oregon and in addition the county government website is unknown
Areas surrounding Holt County include Atchison County (north), Nodaway County (northeast), Andrew County (east), Doniphan County, Kansas (south), Richardson County, Nebraska (west), Nemaha County, Nebraska (northwest).
Cities and towns to be found in Holt County include Big Lake, Bigelow, Corning, Craig, Forbes, Forest City, Fortescue, Maitland, Mound City, New Point, Oregon.
Holt County vital records can be found at the Missouri Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from January 1, 1910. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Missouri for current fees and application process
You can search online for Holt County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Missouri Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.
Holt County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Government Population Schedules are present for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Holt Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Holt Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Holt Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Holt Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free down-loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.
A list of Holt County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
Researchers frequently forget about the value of Holt County court, probate, and land files as a source of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in Missouri courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the ambitions and worries of many Missouri residents.
The odds are great that your potential ancestors have left a comprehensive record of at least a number of aspects of their lives in the Holt County court records. Even if your forefathers is not brought up in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other procedures which often can have lead to her or him showing up in court records.
The following facts denotes exactly what marriage, birth, death, property, probate, and legal records can be found in Holt County. The years suggested below are the first known records data with this county. Courthouse Fire in February 1965
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources associated to Holt County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to present your own most liked Holt County genealogy or family history related sites.