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Dunklin County, Missouri
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Dunklin County, Missouri Facts

When was Dunklin County, MO Created?
Dunklin County was created on February 14, 1845 from Stoddard County.

What is the County Seat of Dunklin County, MO?
The County Seat is located in Kennett and in addition the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Dunklin County, MO?
Bordering Counties are Stoddard CountyNew Madrid CountyPemiscot CountyMississippi County, Arkansas, Craighead County, Arkansas, Greene County, Arkansas, Clay County, Arkansas, Butler County.

Dunklin County, MO Vital Records

Where can find Dunklin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Dunklin 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 Dunklin County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Missouri Birth and Death CertificateMarriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.

Another resource is the Dunklin County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980.

Dunklin County, MO Census Records

What Dunklin County, MO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Dunklin County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Dunklin Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Dunklin Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dunklin Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dunklin Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free down-loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Missouri Census Records Research Guide

Dunklin County, MO Courthouse and Government Records

Dunklin County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Dunklin County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Dunklin County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Missouri courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Missouri residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Dunklin County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Missouri Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Dunklin County, MO Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Dunklin County, MO?
A list of Dunklin County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Missouri Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Dunklin County, MO Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Dunklin County, MO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Dunklin 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.

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