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Webster County, Missouri
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Webster County, Missouri Facts

Webster County

When was Webster County, MO Created?
Webster County was created on March 3, 1855 from Greene County.

What is the County Seat of Webster County, MO?
The County Seat is located in Marshfield and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Webster County, MO?
Bordering Counties are Dallas County, Laclede County, Wright County, Douglas County, Christian County, Greene County.

Webster County, MO Vital Records

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

Webster County, MO Census Records

What Webster County, MO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Webster County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

Webster County, MO Courthouse and Government Records

Webster County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Webster County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Webster 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 Webster 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 Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Webster County, MO Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Webster Co. MO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Webster Co. MO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Webster Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records

Webster Co. MO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Webster Co. MO General and History Websites

Webster Co. MO Military Records

Webster Co. MO Schools & Directories

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