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Pemiscot County, Missouri
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Pemiscot County, Missouri Facts

When was Pemiscot County, MO Created?
Pemiscot County was created on February 19, 1851 from New Madrid County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Pemiscot County, MO?
Bordering Counties are New Madrid CountyLake County, Tennessee, Dyer County, Tennessee, Mississippi County, Arkansas, Dunklin County.

Pemiscot County, MO Vital Records

Where can find Pemiscot County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Pemiscot 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 Pemiscot 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 Pemiscot County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980.

Pemiscot County, MO Census Records

What Pemiscot County, MO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Pemiscot County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Pemiscot Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1860. Pemiscot Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pemiscot Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pemiscot 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

Pemiscot County, MO Courthouse and Government Records

Pemiscot County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Pemiscot County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Pemiscot 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 Pemiscot 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.

Pemiscot County, MO Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

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