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Missouri Genealogy Resources

  • 1805 Missouri Territory Census. To locate your ancestors, use this record in conjunction with the 1805 Tax List included in this website.  St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • 1821 St. Louis City Street and Major Building Directory. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • 1848 Final Settlements. This is a short list of the names involved in final estate settlements printed in the Missouri Republican newspaper in October 1848. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • African American Research in Missouri.

  • Annals of Methodism in Missouri. Annals of Methodism in Missouri (published by the E. W. Stephens Publishing Company in 1893) was written by W. S. Woodard. SLPL.

  • The Biographical Directory of Railway Officials Index. The Biographical Directory of Railway Officials Index is a collective index for a group of books which contain biographical sketches of railroad officials. The time period involved is 1887-1985. Only those individuals who were born in, employed in, or resided in the St. Louis metropolitan area, or who had some official duties at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (which was held in St. Louis) are included in the index. SLPL.

  • Biographies of St. Louisans. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • Bohemian Hill: An American Story, 188k, PDF. SLCL.

  • Boone County Historical Society Civil War Collection.

  • Boo's Directory of St. Louis County, MO. (1909).
  • Boo's Directory of St. Louis County, MO. (1909 edition) was compiled and published by John H. Boos of Clayton, Missouri. SLPL.
     
  • The Book of Missourians. The Book of Missourians (published in Chicago and St. Louis in 1906 by T. J. Steele) was edited by M.L. Van Nada. SLPL.

  • Bounty and Public Land Claims, 1788-1855: a Selected Bibliography of Books in the Collection of St. Louis Public Library. Bounty and Public Land Claims, 1788-1855: a Selected Bibliography of Books in the Collection of St. Louis Public Library includes books having either information about bounty and public land claims, or lists of persons who staked claims on public lands (i.e., land which was in the possession of a state government or the federal government before it was claimed by a private individual or corporation). SLPL.

  • Bureau of Land Management. Early land transactions in Missouri.

  • Burial Certificates for the City of St. Louis [Mo.] SLCL.

  • Carondelet News (City of St. Louis and St. Louis County, Mo.) SLCL.
     
  • CassMoFind. Has all the cemeteries for Cass County indexed.

  • Census schedules for Missouri from 1830-1930. Missouri State Archives.

  • A Century of Enterprise: St. Louis, 1894--1994. A Century of Enterprise: St. Louis, 1894-1994, by Rockwell Gray (Missouri Historical Society, 1994). SLPL.
  • Chillicothe, Missouri Constitution-Tribune, 1889-2008.  A large archive of two newspapers that eventually merged into one.

  • The City of Hazelwood: The Past Forms the Future [St. Louis County, Missouri], 164k PDF. SLCL.

  • Civil War in Missouri. Digital collection of letters, diaries, and newspaper articles. State Historical Society of Missouri.

  • The Civil War in Missouri: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography. SLPL.

  • Civil War Provost Marshal Database. A finding aid for the Missouri portion of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) War Department Collection of Confederate Records (Record Group 109.14.4 Miscellaneous Records). In addition, through the cooperation of the Julius K. Hunter & Friends African American Research Collection at the St. Louis County Library, the Archives is happy to provide access to the African American recruitment lists from Missouri for the years 1863-1865, part of the NARA Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780’s-1917 (Record Group 94). Missouri State Archives.

  • Civil War Slave Compensation Claims. SLCL.

  • The Columbia Missourian, 1908-1922. Though the paper contains a great deal of information about students and University of Missouri events, it also features news of Columbia society; editorials on social, cultural, and moral issues; reports on higher education in general; sports news; and major national political news. Political opinion featured in the paper varies as a result of rotating student editorial writers and faculty advisors.  In 1916, the University Missourian became known as The Daily Missourian and in 1917-20 as The Evening Missourian. From 1920 to 1923, the paper was named The Columbia Evening Missourian, before finally becoming the Columbia Missourian, the title it holds today. State Historical Society of Missouri.

  • Confederate Veteran- Regimental Index (1893-1932). The magazine Confederate Veteran was published from 1893-1932. This is an index to articles about Civil War regiments. Articles indexed are those that contain information about a regiment: a regimental history, biographical sketches of regiment members, name lists of regiment members, articles about regimental flags, etc. Articles are generally short (one paragraph to two pages in length) but usually contain information supplied by regiment members. SLPL.

  • Coroner's Inquest Database. The Coroner’s Inquest Database is an abstract of records that have been indexed and are available for online research. The original records are available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives. The database contains records from various counties, the City of St. Louis, and the St. Louis Medical Examiner.

  • County and Municipal Records. The Missouri State Archives holds over 55,000 reels of film (deeds, marriages, circuit court and probate court materials) as well as census film and some state agency publications on microfilm. A roll-by-roll listing of this film allows patrons to place orders for copies of the microfilm. County microfilm is constantly being added to the Archives' holdings.

  • County Map of Missouri. Missouri State Archives.

  • Daily Missouri Republican, 1861-1865.  The Missouri Gazette started publishing in St. Louis in 1808 and continued publication until 1919 under the title of the St. Louis Republic. From 1837 to1869 this newspaper was published under the title of the Daily Missouri Republican and was one of the leading urban newspapers of its time. State Historical Society of Missouri.

  • The Days and Nights of the Central West End. The Days and Nights of the Central West End (Virginia Publishing Company, 1991) is edited by Suzanne Goell. SLPL.

  • Deaths in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, St. Louis, Mo.  (The Missouri Democrat was published as the St. Louis Globe-Democrat after 1872.) SLCL.

  • Descriptive Recruitment Lists of Volunteers  for the United States Colored Troops for the State of Missouri, 1863-1865 (NARA Microfilm Publication M1894) 
    Source includes key documents for 5,000+ African Americans who enlisted in the U.S. Colored Troops at a Missouri recruiting station. Search by either name of recruit or name of former slave owner. SLCL.

  • Digital Collections. Missouri State Archives.

  • Directory of Local Historical Societies, Museums, and Genealogical Societies in Missouri. State Historical Society of Missouri.

  • Divided State: Missouri Military Organizations in the Civil War. Divided State: Missouri Military Organizations in the Civil War was created to serve as an aid to genealogists and historians searching for information about particular Missouri Civil War regiments and regiment members. It is intended to serve as a supplement to such primary information sources as the records maintained by the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, and the National Archives in Washington, D.C.  SLPL.
     
  • Eddlemon, Sherida K. Surname index by Marlene Towle. Missouri Genealogical Records & Abstracts. (1535-1839). 7 vols. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1990.

  • Edwards' Great West. Edwards's Great West and Her Commercial Metropolis, Embracing a General View of the West and a Complete History of St. Louis, From the Landing of Ligueste, in 1764, to the Present Time; With Portraits and Biographies of Some of the Old Settlers, and Many of the Most Prominent Business Men. (published in the office of "Edwards's Monthly" in 1860) was written by Richard Edwards and M. Hopewell. SLPL.

  • Employees at Black St. Louis Public Schools, 1925-1955.  Employees at Black St. Louis Public Schools, 1925-1955 was compiled from: Missouri School Directory (Jefferson City: Missouri State Board of Education) for the years 1925-1926, 1935-1936, 1946-1947, and 1954-1955. Employees listed in the source volumes generally include principal, assistant principal, teachers, clerks, lunchroom manager, and head custodian. Most listings are for high school employees, although there are some listings for elementary school principals. SLPL.
     
  • Fleming, Ann Carter. St. Louis Family History Research Guide. St. Louis, Missouri: Fleming Publishing Co., 2008. Includes sections on St. Louis history, communities and neighborhoods, research facilities, and records.

  • The Forest City. The Forest City with introduction and text by Walter B. Stevens and photographs by William H. Rau, was published by the N. B. Thompson Publishing Company (1904). THE FOREST CITY contains the official photographic views (all black & white, most 8"x10" in size) of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which was held in St. Louis April 30, 1904-December 1, 1904. The series provides photographs of most major structures and attractions of the 1904 Fair (each photograph is accompanied by approximately one paragraph of descriptive text). The photographs were taken for the most part by William H. Rau, official photographer of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company, organizer of the 1904 Fair. SLPL.

  • Forgotten Missourians Who Made History. Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Nation Yet Are Largely Forgotten By Subsequent Generations (published by Pebble Publishing in 1996) was compiled by Jim Borwick and Brett Dufur. SLPL.

  • Fratellanza Society – Diamond Jubilee Anniversary History of the Fratellanza Society (1941) – St. Louis, Mo. (Italian fraternal and benevolent society) SLCL.

  • Fraternal & Benevolent Societies in St. Louis. List of fraternal groups and their Lodges, Councils, Divisions, Branches, etc. SLPL.
  • Free Men and Women of Color in St. Louis City Directories, 1821-1860. Free Men and Women of Color in St. Louis City Directories, 1821-1860 is an index to St. Louis city and business directories published for the years 1821 1860. SLPL.

  • Funeral Homes/Parlours/Chapels/Undertakers. List of St. Louis undertakers was compiled using the classified ads section of the St. Louis city directories (i.e. CD 1886). The list provides name and address as listed in the city directory, with the date being the first year it appeared. SLPL.
     
  • Gammon, William J. A Belated Census of Earliest Settlers of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1958, 1990.

  • Genealogical Records of the War of 1812: an Introduction and Selected Bibliography of Materials in the Collection of St. Louis Public Library.

  • A Grand Heritage: A History of Southside Neighborhoods. A Grand Heritage: a History of the Southside Neighborhoods and Citizens (published in 1984 by the DeSales Community Housing Corporation) was written by NiNi Harris. This is a significant name index to the people, places, organizations, and events of South St. Louis. SLPL.

  • The Great Cyclone at St. Louis and East St. Louis (1896). The Great Cyclone at St. Louis and East St. Louis, May 27, 1896 (reprinted by Southern Illinois University Press in 1997) was written by Julian Curzon. This book was originally published in 1896. SLPL.

  • Greatest of Expositions: the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair (1975 ed.). Greatest of Expositions: the 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair (1975- Riverside Press ed.) contains information about the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904, including black and white photographs. SLPL.

  • Guide to African American History at the Missouri State Archives.

  • Guide to Civil War Resources at the Missouri State Archives.

  • Histories of Religious Congregations in St. Louis.  SCLC.

  • History of Carondelet. A History of Carondelet (published in 1991 by Patrice Press) was written by NiNi Harris. SLPL.

  • History of Joplin Missouri. Joplin Public Library.

  • A History of Rock Hill [St. Louis County, Missouri] 150k PDF. SLCL.

  • A History of St. Louis City and County. A History of St. Louis City and County (published by L. H. Everts & Co., 1883) was written by J. Thomas Scharf. Pagination in this two volume book set is continuous; Volume 1 contains pages 1-988. SLPL.

  • The History of Sunset Hills: Sunset Hills, 50 years, 1957–2007 [St. Louis County, Missouri], 169k PDF. SLCL.

  • History of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis SLCL.

  • History of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.  History of the Louisiana purchase exposition : comprising the history of the Louisiana territory, the story of the Louisiana purchase and a full account of the great exposition, embracing the participation of the states and nations of the world, and other events of the St. Louis world's fair of 1904 (compiled from official sources by Mark Bennitt, editor-in-chief and Frank Parker Stockbridge, managing editor, Universal exposition publishing company, 1905). SLPL.
  • History of the St. Louis Fire Department, with a review of great fires and sidelights upon the methods of fire-fighting from ancient to modern times, from which the lesson of the vast importance of having efficient firemen may be drawn. SLPL.
     
  • Home Place: A Celebration of Life in Bridgeton, Missouri,  151k PDF. SLCL.

  • Hyde's Encyclopedia of the History of St. Louis.  Encyclopedia of the History of St. Louis, a Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference (1899), was edited by William Hyde and Howard L. Conard. It was published by the Southern Publishing Company of New York and Louisville, Kentucky. SLPL.
  • Index to Emigrant volumes by Dr. Heinz Marxkors. Emigrants from the Former Counties of Büren and Paderborn in St. Library, St. Clair County, State of Illinois, U.S.A. By Dr. Heinz Marxkors, Bielefeld, Germany, 1998-. Series A, 9 volumes. SLCL.

  • Index to Names in the Annual Reports of the Coroner of Saint Louis, Missouri, For the  Years 1894, 1895, 1896, and 1897. SLPL.
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  • Individuals in Institutions in the Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Schedules from the 1880 Federal Census for St. Louis, Missouri. SLCL.
     
  • Jackson County, Missouri. Department of Records. Official public records for the county.
     
  • Jackson, Sylvia. Missouri Families and Their Ancestors. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The author, 2004.

  • The Jewish Almanac Community Register 1924-1925. The Jewish Almanac Community Register (5684) 1924-1925, edited by Dr. A. Kaufman, was published by the Jewish Almanac Publishing Co. (St. Louis, 1924). SLPL.

  • Kinloch: Yesterday, Today,& Tomorrow. Kinloch: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow(St. Louis, Mo.: Kinloch History Committee, 1983) was compiled by the Kinloch History Committee, with photographs furnished by John A. Wright. SLPL.
     
  • Kinloch: Yesterday Today and Tomorrow [St. Louis County, Missouri] 263k PDF. SLCL.

  • Kirkwood, Missouri: The Greentree City. Kirkwood, Missouri: The Greentree City (published by the Webster- Kirkwood Times, Inc. in 1994) is designed and edited by Barbara J. Byerly and J. B. Lester. SLPL.

  • La Revue de l’Ouest 284k PDF (The Review of the West) Index to St. Louis News Columns. SLCL.

  • Land Patents Database. 1831-1969. The Land Patents database contains over 35,500 transcribed patents containing information from the state-issued land patents which can be useful in placing an individual in a specific location at a specific time. The information contained in the land patent database includes name of purchaser, county, date of purchase, legal land description, and microfilm location for copy of full entry (reel number, volume and page number). Missouri State Archives.

  • Land Records. Missouri State Archives.

  • Lasting Impressions: German-Americans in St. Louis SLPL.

  • Le Patriote Newspaper  235k PDF  (French language newspaper published in St. Louis)
    Index to St. Louis News Columns: 1878, 1884, and 1886-1887. SLCL.
     
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition. Missouri State Archives.

  • "List of Colored Persons" in Wesleyan Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1847–1868  694k PDF
    (This copyrighted index is made available through the courtesy of the compiler, Gloria Dettleff.) SLCL.

  • Local Records Inventory Database. This database, produced by the Missouri Local Records Preservation Program, is a compilation of inventories of local government records identified as having permanent or enduring value and housed primarily in county and municipal offices, but includes some libraries, museums, and historical and genealogical societies that maintain government records. Not all Missouri offices have been inventoried. This database will be updated periodically as additional inventories are completed.

  • Lutheran Churches. St. Louis. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • Lutheran Churches. Missouri.

  • Main Street Missouri: A Photographic Recollection. Exhibit of selected images of historic Missouri streetscapes. State Historical Society of Missouri.

  • Maps of Missouri. SLPL.

  • Materials on the Media in St. Louis Area Library and Archive Collections. Materials can include biographical materials, journals, notes, letters, photographs, and various printed materials. SLPL.

  • Meacham Park: A History, 1892-1989 [St. Louis County, Missouri], 243k PDF. SLCL.

  • Men of Affairs in Saint Louis. Men of Affairs in Saint Louis: A Newspaper Reference Book (St. Louis, Mo.: Press Club of St. Louis, 1915) compiled by C. C. Story and edited by Cecil Morrison Baskett and Men of Affairs of Saint Louis: Newspaper Reference Library (St. Louis, Mo.: Perrin & Smith Printing Company, 1913) compiled by the Newspaper Artists' Association). SLPL.

  • Mercantile Library -- located in the Thomas Jefferson Library on the campus of the University of Missouri - St. Louis. 

  • Mid-Continent Public Library.
     
  • Military records of Missourians from the War of 1812 through World War I, including more than 9 million pages related to the Civil War. These records primarily consist of individual service cards.  In some cases other information is available, such as payrolls, muster and descriptive rolls, reports, orders, and reparation claims. Missouri State Archives.
     
  • Missouri Ancestors, 1819-1931, a compilation of various county records. 9 vols. Burkburnett, Texas: Stan and Jackie Parks, 1980.

  • Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935. Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Missouri. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. FamilySearch.

  • Missouri Bureau of Vital Records.

  • Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865. Confederate service records of soldiers who served in organizations from Missouri. The records include a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, his rank, and the unit in which he served. The jacket-envelope typically contains card abstracts of entries relating to the soldier as found in original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, Union prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, inspection reports; and the originals of any papers relating solely to the particular soldier. For each military unit the service records are arranged alphabetically by the soldier's surname. The Military Unit field may also display the surname range (A-G) as found on the microfilm. This collection is a part of RG 109, War Department Collection of Confederate Records and is National Archive Microfilm Publication M322. Index courtesy of Fold3. FamilySearch.

  • Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865. Union service records of soldiers who served in organizations from Missouri. The records include a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, his rank, and the unit in which he served. The jacket-envelope typically contains card abstracts of entries relating to the soldier as found in original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, inspection reports; and the originals of any papers relating solely to the particular soldier. For each military unit the service records are arranged alphabetically by the soldier's surname. The Military Unit field may also display the surname range (A-G) as found on the microfilm. This collection is a part of RG 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917 and is National Archive Microfilm Publication M405. Index courtesy of Fold3. FamilySearch.

  • Missouri Civil War Skirmishes, Battles & Engagements. The Rebellion Register: A History of the Principal Persons and Places, Important Dates, Documents and Statistics, Military and Political was written by Robert Allen Campbell (published in 1887 by Robert Douglass). The following list of skirmishes, battles, and other engagements which occurred in Missouri during the Civil War was compiled from a nationwide list which appears in The Rebellion Register. SLPL.

  • Missouri Civil War Union Militia Organizations. During the Civil War, the state of Missouri had many types of Union military organizations. This document discusses each type. A bibliography, provided at the end of this document, lists all sources consulted. The primary source consulted was Organization and status of Missouri troops, Union and Confederate, in service during the Civil War (United States Record and Pension Office, 1902). SLPL.

  • Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications. These records are digital images of Confederate pension files and applications for admission to the Confederate soldiers' home acquired from the Missouri Department of Records and Archives in Jefferson City, Missouri. The applications are arranged in alphabetical order on 27 reels of 35mm microfilm. The pensions are for Confederate veterans who were living in Missouri, although they may have enlisted from another state. The Confederate Soldiers’ Home in Higginsville, Missouri, was open for infirm and dependent former Confederate soldiers and sailors, their wives, widows, and orphans. FamilySearch.
     
  • Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1956. The index is complete for 1910-1956, but the digitized death certificates only include 1910-1920 and 1950-1956 (as of 4/2007). Missouri State Archives.

  • Missouri Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Missouri. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 58,813 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. FamilySearch.

  • Missouri Digital Heritage. Missouri’s cultural heritage is unique and diverse, with many of the state’s crucial historical events playing key roles in the history of the nation.  Through the Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative, the Missouri State Archives and the Missouri State Library, in partnership with the State Historical Society of Missouri, are assisting institutions across the state in digitizing their records and placing them online for easy access.
     
  • Missouri GenWeb Project.
     
  • Missouri Historical Society.

  • Missouri, Jackson County Voter Registration Records, 1928-1956. This collection is digital images of voter registration books from Jackson County, Missouri. The information in the registers includes the voter's name, address, birthplace, race (color), term of residence, township and voting precinct. This collection is being published as images become available. FamilySearch.

  • Missouri Judicial Records. Judicial records not only contain a wealth of information about the history of the judicial system in Missouri but also a wealth of information about individuals and families of Missouri. The Missouri State Archives holds records from the Supreme Court of Missouri, Appellate Courts, and County and Municipal Courts.

  • Missouri Judicial Index Database. The Judicial Index database provides an index and abstract of selected civil, criminal and probate court cases from county courts to the Supreme Court.  Through this database researchers are now able to gain insights to daily life through county court records or follow a court case from the county level all the way up to the Supreme Court.  Missouri State Archives.

  • Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920. Name index to marriage records from the state of Missouri. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. FamilySearch.

  • Missouri Men and Women of Science: a Biographical Directory. A collective index to volumes 1 through 8 of the book set American Men of Science: a Biographical Directory. The index includes biography subjects who were born in, employed in, or educated in the St. Louis metropolitan area (Missouri and Illinois). It should be noted that, despite its title, this series does include some coverage of female scientists and science teachers. SLPL.

  • Missouri Men Who Served in Illinois Civil War Regiments. SLPL.
  • Missouri Men Who Served in Kansas Civil War Regiments.

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  • The Missouri Mormon War. Missouri State Archives.

  • Missouri Newspapers. Missouri Digital Heritage.
     
  • Missouri Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society of Missouri. Columbia, Missouri: State Historical Society of Missouri, n.d. SLPL.
     
  • Missouri Pioneers. Missouri Pioneers is a compilation of settlers that settled in the state of Missouri by 1890 and sent to me by email from many people doing historical research and family histories.

  • Missouri Slave Data
     
  • Missouri State Archives.  The Missouri State Archives is the repository for state records of historical value.  Highlights among manuscripts and original documents in the Archives include French & Spanish land grants, testimony concerning the New Madrid earthquake of 1811-1812, documents concerning Frank and Jesse James, maps of Missouri's first surveyed roads, and material pertaining to Harry S. Truman.

  • Missouri State Archives Death Certificate Database. The Missouri Death Certificate Database, containing death records created after 1910 and over 50 years old, makes that information available online through a searchable index that links to a digitized image of the original death certificate.

  • Missouri State Archives Pre-1910 Missouri Birth and Death Records Database

  • Missouri State Archives – St. Louis. MSA-St. Louis primarily houses the 19th century records of the St. Louis Circuit Court. These records are being made available through the St. Louis Circuit Court Historical Records Project.
     
  • Missouri State Archives. The website contains early birth records and death records, land patents, coroners, inquests, naturalizations, military records, and death certificates from 1910 to 1935. Digitized images of the certificates from 1910 through 1923 are available.

  • Missouri State Archives Death Certificate Database
     
  • Missouri State Archives' Soldiers Database.  The Missouri State Archives holds nearly 1½ million pages that document the service of Missourians in domestic and foreign wars between 1812 and World War I. These military records primarily consist of individual service cards, but the extensive collection also includes muster rolls, special orders, reports, and more. The Soldiers Database is a comprehensive database abstracted from the individual service cards and listing more than 576,000 Missourians who served in the military from territorial times through World War I. It includes entries for twelve wars and military engagements in which Missouri soldiers took part. These range from well-known wars, such as the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I, to the battles that were peculiarly Missourian, including the Heatherly War of 1836, the Mormon War of 1838, and the Iowa (Honey) War of 1839. The bulk of the service cards, over 380,000 of them, record the fractured history of Missouri during the bloodiest of all American wars - the Civil War.
     
  • Missouri State Historical Society. Has an online catalog showing the newspapers available in their collection. It is organized by county and shows all issues that they have.

  • Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database. The Missouri Supreme Court database provides an index and abstract of the criminal and civil court cases that were appealed to the territorial and state Supreme Court of Missouri up to 1868, and a partial listing of cases to 1883. A number of documents in the earliest cases date from the 1780s and 1790s, under the rule of French and Spanish governments, and are written in the French language. This database is made possible by a partnership between the Missouri State Archives, the Supreme Court of Missouri, and the Supreme Court of Missouri Historical Society.

  • Missouri Women in Political Life, 1972-1993. Missouri Women in Political Life, 1972-1993, by Candace O'Connor, (Jefferson City, Mo.: Secretary of State, State of Missouri). SLPL.

  • Missouri's Judicial Records includes indexes and images for St. Louis County Probate Court (1804-1876) and Saint Louis City Probate Court (1876-1900, separated from county in 1876).
     
  • Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers, 1861-1866. The Provost Marshal Papers for the state of Missouri are part of Record Group 109, War Department Collection of Confederate Records in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Although they are records of the Union Army, they were associated with Confederate records in the War Department because they relate, in part, to Confederate citizens and sympathizers. The National Archives refers to this collection as Union Provost Marshals' File of Papers Relating to Individual Citizens. This national collection is three hundred rolls of microfilm documents, 1861-1866. The online database created by the Missouri State Archives is an index of the Missouri portion of the collection.

  • The Modern View: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (1925). The Modern View: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (published in St. Louis in 1925 by Modern View Magazine) was edited by A. Rosenthal. The Modern View was a periodical published for St. Louis' Jewish-American community in the first quarter of the 20th century. SLPL.

  • Mound City Chronicles. Mound City Chronicles (published in 1991 by Hartmann Publishing Co.) was written by William Stage. SLPL.

  • Murray, C. Edwin, and Ilene Kanfer Murray. University City, Missouri: Its People and Events, 1906-1931. St. Louis, Mo: Historical Society of University City, 2009.

  • Naturalization Records Database, 1816-1955. The information contained in the naturalization records includes name, native city and/or native country, date of record, court of application (county court, circuit court, Supreme Court), and microfilm location for copy of full entry (reel number, volume and page numbers).

  • Negro Leagues Ballplayers Who Played for the St. Louis Stars or the St. Louis Giants, 1910-1943. SLPL.

  • Newspaper Search: Births, Death, and Marriages. State Historical Society of Missouri.

  • Notable Women of St. Louis. Notable Women of St. Louis (published in 1914 by Woodward), was edited by Anne Andre Johnson. Detailed biographical sketches of the notable St. Louis women are provided. SLPL.

  • Noted Guerrillas, or the Warfare of the Border. Noted Guerrillas, or the Warfare of the Border was written by John N. Edwards (St. Louis: Bryan, Brand, & Company, 1877).SLPL.

  • Official Catalogue of Louisiana Purchase Exposition Exhibitors: Libral Arts & Industrial Categories (1904). The Official Catalogue of Exhibitors: Universal Exposition, St. Louis, U. S. A., 1904 (published by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company, 1904) was compiled by the Committee on Press and Publicity of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company. SLPL.

  • Old and New St. Louis. Old and New St. Louis: A Concise History of the Metropolis of the West and Southwest, with a Review of its Present Greatness and Immediate Prospects (published in 1894 by the Central Biographical Publishing Company) was written by James Cox. SLPL.

  • Online Missouri Death Records and Indexes.
     
  • Ormesher, Susan. Missouri Marriages Before 1840. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Co., Inc., 2006, 1982.

  • Our St. Louis Hospitals [St. Louis, Missouri] 121k PDF. SLCL.

  • Penitentiary Records. A number of series make up the collection of correctional papers, including the Missouri State Penitentiary series, and records relating to correctional homes for youth offenders, such as those in Boonville and Tipton. Most of the registration records indicate race, allowing researchers to understand the racial composition of the facilities; information about crime and sentence allow determinations about the relation of race and crime in Missouri in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Inmates may also be referenced in other series, including Governors’ Papers, Pardon Papers, Restorations of Citizenship, and Extraditions. Missouri State Archives.

  • Photograph Collection. As part of its ongoing mission to collect, preserve, and make accessible the history of Missouri, the State Historical Society of Missouri has assembled over 100,000 original photographs, postcards, glass plates, and other images of Missouri. The collection is an outstanding research source for students, scholars, writers, local historians, genealogists, and others interested in the people and events that shaped the development of Missouri.

  • Photographs. The Missouri State Archives houses approximately two hundred thousand photographic prints and negatives depicting state and local government activities and the history of Missouri's state capitol.  Dating from the late nineteenth century to the present, these materials document Missouri's culture, agriculture, recreation, industry, and state government events.

  • Plat Books of Missouri. This is a collection of 114 Missouri County plat books published by W.W. Hixson & Co. Although the exact year of publication is unclear, it is estimated to be late 20's to early 30's. The plat books in this collection are held in the Special Collections Departments at Ellis Library at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the St. Louis Public Library. These plat books are quite frequently consulted. In an effort to preserve and make them more accessible, they have been made available online for the public-at-large.
     
  • Porter, Pamela Boyer. Research in Missouri. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1999.

  • Porter, Pamela Boyer, and Ann Carter Flemming. Research in Missouri. Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2007.

  • Portraits of Missouri and Illinois Civil War Union Officers. From Companions of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States: an Album Containing Portraits of Members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (New York: L.R. Hamersly, 1901, 337 p.) SLPL.

  • Press Club Courier (1994-1999). This is an index for the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis' Courier periodical (January 1993-February 1999 issues). SLPL.

  • Profiles in Silhouette: Contributions of Black Women of Missouri. Profiles in Silhouette: the Contributions of Black Women of Missouri (St. Louis, Mo.: The St. Louis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., 1980) was edited by Thelma Wood Morgan and illustrated by Georgia White. SLPL.
     
  • Rafferty, Milton D. Historical Atlas of Missouri. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999.
     
  • Rafferty, Milton D. The Ozarks: Land and Life. Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 2001.
     
  • Rawlings, Keith. What a Grave Undertaking: Quinette Cemetery, A Slave Burial Ground Est. 1866. Kirkwood, Missouri: YIA Book, 2007. Contains the graves of some 150 people, including slaves and Civil War veterans.

  • Religions -- St. Louis.  St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • Reports to the St. Louis Medical Society on Yellow Fever. Reports to the St. Louis Medical Society on Yellow Fever was written by W. Hutson Ford (it was published in St. Louis in 1879 by George O. Rumbold & Co.). SLPL>

  • Riverfront Times (1996-1998). The Riverfront Times is weekly local St. Louis newspaper. SLPL.

  • Roster of Men Who Served in Missouri Civil War Union Regiments Living in Nebraska in 1915. From Nebraska. Office of the Secretary of State. Roster of Veterans of the Mexican, Civil, and Spanish-American Wars, Residing in Nebraska, 1915/ printed and issued by Charles W. Pool, Secretary of State. Lincoln, Neb. [1915?]. SLPL.

  • Roster of War of 1812 Missouri Militia Officers. List of commissioned officers of Missouri War of 1812 militia regiments was published in Report - Missouri Adjutant General (1915-16), (pp. 29-32). It is organized there by regiment; the names have been alphabetized for the convenience of researchers who know a man's name but not the regiment he served in. SLPL.

  • The Saint Louis Irish. The Saint Louis Irish (St. Louis, Mo.: Old St. Patrick's, 1967) was written by Ellen M. Dolan. SLPL.

  • Sanborn Maps for Missouri. The Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Company, established in 1867, compiled and published maps of U.S. cities and towns for the fire insurance industry to assess the risk of insuring a particular property. At a scale of 50 feet to an inch, the maps offer detailed information on the use made of commercial and industrial buildings, their size, shape and construction material. Between 1955 and 1978, the Library of Congress withdrew duplicate maps from their collection and offered them to selected libraries. Maps for Missouri towns and cities were given to the MU Libraries. Documenting the layout of 390 Missouri cities from 1883 to 1951, LSO has digitized 6,798 of the maps for Missouri cities from 1880 to 1923.

  • The Sidewalks of St. Louis: Places, People, and Politics of an American City. The Sidewalks of St. Louis: Places, People, and Politics in an American City (Columbia: University of Missouri, 1991) was written by George Lipsitz. SLPL.

  • Slaves in Early Wills, 1829-1846. Slaves were a part of early St. Louis. In some cases, the slave owner’s will or probate packet identified slaves, even providing the slave’s date of birth. These documents may be the only record of the birth date. This index includes information from two such wills. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • Soldiers of the Great War: St. Louis' WWI Army Dead. An alphabetized list of St. Louis city and county men who were killed during World War I. Men on the list were in the United States Army. The list was compiled from names given in the three volume book set Soldiers of the Great War (1920) comp. by W.M. Haulsee et al. The list provides name, rank at the time of death, and place of residence when the man entered the service. SLPL.
     
  • Soldiers' Records: War of 1812 - World War I. The Missouri State Archives holds nearly 1½ million pages that document the service of Missourians in domestic and foreign wars between 1812 and World War I. These military records primarily consist of individual service cards, but the extensive collection also includes muster rolls, special orders, reports, and more. The Soldiers Database is a comprehensive database abstracted from the individual service cards and listing more than 576,000 Missourians who served in the military from territorial times through World War I. It includes entries for twelve wars and military engagements in which Missouri soldiers took part. These range from well-known wars, such as the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I, to the battles that were peculiarly Missourian, including the Heatherly War of 1836, the Mormon War of 1838, and the Iowa (Honey) War of 1839. The bulk of the service cards, over 380,000 of them, record the fractured history of Missouri during the bloodiest of all American wars - the Civil War.

  • Southwest Saint Louis 344k PDF. SLCL.

  • St. Louis African-American Biography Master Index. A collective index to books which contain biographical sketches of notable black St. Louisans both past and present. SLPL.

  • St. Louis American (1996-1998 newspaper). Index provides issue date and page. SLPL.

  • St. Louis Area Cemeteries. List of cemeteries comprises mainly those in St. Louis city and county, although there are some entries from surrounding counties or from East St. Louis. The list is compiled from a variety of sources. Many entries were found in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch while indexing obituaries from that newspaper. Other sources include our Local History Card File, clipping files, telephone books, and historic directories. SLPL.

  • St. Louis Argus Obituary Index. The index begins with Vol. 3 #39, January 1, 1915. SLPL.

  • St. Louis Artists (SLPL)

  • St. Louis -- Burials
  • St. Louis Businesses, 1890s. Indexes St. Louis 1899 : the greatest city in the West, the natural distributing point for the south by reason of its location "The ideal site" for the World's Fair in 1903 / Compiled by the Mercantile Advancement Co.. St. Louis, Mo. : Mercantile Advancement Co., 1898-99 and St. Louis Star. The city of St. Louis and its resources / published by the St. Louis Star-sayings. Saint Louis, Mo. : Continental Printing Co., 1893]. SLPL.

  • St. Louis Cemeteries, 1880. In 1880, there were 6,742 interments in the City and County. Calvary had the most burials with 1,444 and Mt. Shereth Israel had the fewest with 2. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • St. Louis Cemetery Lists and Death Registers, 1764-1999: a Selected, Annotated Bibliography of Materials in the Collection of St. Louis Public Library. SLPL.

  • St. Louis 1776 Census. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • St. Louis Circuit Court Historical Records Project. Ultimately over four million pages of original court documents, dating from 1787 to 1875, will be preserved and accessible for research. Missouri State Archives.

  • St. Louis Circuit Court Historical Records Project. The St. Louis Circuit Court retains millions of records that document the judicial, social, cultural, and economic history of the city, county, state, and nation. This project is a broad partnership of government, university, legal, and business organizations to preserve and make available these unique judicial records to the citizens of Missouri and the nation.

  • St. Louis City and St. Louis County Physicians Directory (1894). St. Louis and St. Louis County Directory of Physicians, Druggists, Dentists, etc., Comprising a Complete and Accurate List of All Physicians, Their Correct Office and Residence Addresses, Hours of Consultations at Both Office and Residence, Telephone Number, etc.: Also a Complete and Accurate List of Dentists, Druggists, and Midwives, Arranged Alphabetically and By Streets was published by R. L. Polk and Company in 1894. SLPL.

  • St. Louis City and St. Louis County Vietnam War Dead. List of 260 men from the city of St. Louis, Missouri, whose names are on the walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. SLPL.

  • St. Louis Civil War Era Newspapers, 1861-1865. Listing of newspapers for this era held by St. Louis Public Library. They are not indexed.
  • SLPL.

    • Anzeiger des Westen (1839-1898)
    • Daily Missouri Democrat (1853-1868)
    • Deutsche Blatter (1863-1870)
    • Missouri Democrat (1843-1872)
    • Missouri State Journal (1861)
    • Missouri Republican (1822-1888)
    • St. Louis Daily Evening News (1861-1865)
    • St. Louis Daily Press (1864-1866)
    • St. Louis Daily Union (1862-1863)
    • St. Louis Dispatch (1865-1866)

  • St. Louis City Wills -- after St. Louis City/County Split. SLCL.

  • St. Louis Coffinmakers and Undertakers, 1859-1879. St. Louis Coffinmakers and Undertakers, 1859-1879 was compiled using the classified ads section of St. Louis city directories for the years 1859, 1866, 1870, 1874, and 1879. The list provides name and address as listed in the city directory, the directory year, and the page number within that directory. The information provided below is usually the only information available in the directory listings. SLPL.

  • St. Louis County Court Records -- Volume 1, 1824–1835:  Part 1 (1824 – 7 Feb 1831) 495k PDF;   Part 2 (8 Feb 1831– 1835) 808k PDF
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  • St. Louis County Library -- Special Collections.

  • St. Louis County Vital Records - SLCL.
  • St. Louis County Watchman-Advocate Newspaper (St. Louis County, Mo.) SLCL.

  • St. Louis County Will Book, 1876-1889. After the separation of St. Louis City and County in 1876, the new County seat was established in Clayton. County residences recorded their life and death events at the new courthouse starting in 1877. This index covers the St. Louis County Will Book I (1876–1889). St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • St. Louis -- Deaths. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • St. Louis Enlistees Extracted from Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914  (Regular Army) - 1855 288k PDF

  • St. Louis -- Ethnic Groups.  St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis - - Fire and Police

  • St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • St. Louis Globe-Democrat deaths (St. Louis, Mo.) The Missouri Democrat was published as the St. Louis Globe-Democrat after 1872. SLCL.

  • St. Louis -- History.  St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • St. Louis -- Hospitals. St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis: Its Neighborhoods And Neighbors, Landmarks And Milestones. St. Louis: Its Neighborhoods And Neighbors, Landmarks And Milestones (published by St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association in 1986) is edited by Robert E. Hannon. SLPL.

  • St. Louis Letter Carriers, 1905. St. Louis Genealogical Society.

  • St. Louis -- Maps. St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis -- Marriages. St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis Mayors. SLPL.
     
  • St. Louis Mayors (1823-2001). SLPL.

  • St. Louis - Military. St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis / Missouri Authors. Files on authors with St. Louis and Missouri associations. It also includes authors from metro-Illinois. The files contain material on related subjects, such as literary societies, genres, printers and publishers, bookstores, author visits to the area, etc. The files consist chiefly of clippings and ephemera dating from the early 1900s. SLPL.

  • St. Louis, Mo., Naturalization Index  66,000+ Names. SLCL. 

  • St. Louis -- Neighborhoods. St. Louis Genealogical Society. The City and County of St. Louis consist of over 100 small communities.
  • St. Louis Obituary Index. This index of names was obtained from both the Death Notice and the Burial Permits listing, as well as Obituary Articles, found in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. SLPL.

  • St. Louis -- Orphanages. St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis Public Library
  • St. Louis Public Library's Photographic Collections.

  • St. Louis - Schools. St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis -- Societies. St. Louis Genealogical Society.
  • St. Louis Street Index. SLPL.
     
  • St. Louis: The Fourth City, 1764-1909. St. Louis: The Fourth City, 1764-1909 (St. Louis: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1909) was written by Walter B. Stevens. SLPL.

  • St. Louis: The Future Great City Of The World. St. Louis: The Future Great City Of The World (published in 1876 by C. R. Barnes Publishing Co.) was written by Logan Uriah Reavis. SLPL.

  • St. Louis World War Fighters, 126k, PDF. (Series of newspaper articles in the St. Louis Star about men in World War I) SLCL.

  • St. Louis Woman's Biography: A Master Index. St. Louis Woman's Biography: A Master Index is a collective index to books and periodical articles that contain biographical sketches of notable St. Louis women past and present (1764-1997). SLPL.

  • Springfield-Greene County Library -- Local History and Genealogy Section.

  • State and Federal Benefit Payments to and Land Grant Programs for U. S. Military Veterans, 1775-1966: a Chronology. Chronology is intended as an aid for genealogists searching for more information about ancestors who served in the United States military during the period 1775-1966. It should help make the genealogist more aware of pension, bounty land, and other benefit programs for which an ancestor may have qualified, and for which records still exist in various state and federal repositories. SLPL.

  • State Archives Confederate Civil War Military Records Not in the Holdings of the National Archives. List of records of Confederate soldiers which are held by various state archives is offered as a convenience to St. Louis Public Library users who are researching ancestors who served in the Confederate Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. Most of these records are not in the collection of the National Archives, and so can only be accessed at the state archives, although some state archives are beginning to make both indexes to Civil War records and facsimiles of some records available on their websites. SLPL.
     
  • State Historical Society of Missouri. Has the largest newspaper collection in the state, as well as manuscript collections, photographs, and guides.

  • Steele, Phillip W., and Steve Cottrell. Civil War in the Ozarks. Gretna, La: Pelican Pub. Co, 1993. The Civil War in the Ozarks included the Battles of Pea Ridge and Carthage, Quantrill's guerrilla raiders, relocated Indians from what would become Oklahoma, and people who would later become famous like Jessie James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Belle Star.

  • The Story of Clayton [St. Louis County, Missouri], 154k PDF. SLCL.
     
  • Tax Lists, City of St. Louis, Missouri, 1818-1950. Microfilm of original records. FHL film #980602 -980606, 981624-981628, 981653-981657, 981642, 1001238-1001240, 1005420, 981637 et al.

  • This is our Saint Louis. This is our Saint Louis (published by Knight Publishing Company, 1970) was written by Harry M. Hagen. SLPL.
     
  • A Tour of St. Louis. A Tour of St. Louis, or, The Inside Life of a Great City (published by Western Publishing Company in 1878) was written by J. A. Dacus and James W. Buel. SLPL.
     
  • Two Hundred Years of St. Louis Places of Worship - 1770 - 1970. This directory includes information about churches, synagogues, missions, temples, and other places of worship in the City of St. Louis Missouri between 1770-1970. The directory uses the boundaries of 1876 to define the City of St. Louis. SLPL.

  • The Universal Exposition of 1904. The Universal Exposition of 1904 (published in 1913 by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company) was written by David R. Francis. Gives a significant mention to the text and photographs in this two-volume book set. SLPL.

  • University of Missouri Alumnus Magazine . This collection contains the principal publication of the MU Alumni Association, which has been represented by three different titles throughout its history. The publication was started in 1905, as the Missouri Alumni Quarterly. In 1912, the name was changed to Missouri Alumnus, and the magazine became a monthly publication. In 1916, publication was assumed by the University of Missouri Union and occurred on a twice monthly basis. By 1921, the Alumni Association was once again responsible for the Missouri Alumnus and started publishing the magazine ten months out to the year, later changing to five publications per year. In 1995, the name was changed to its current title: MIZZOU, and the magazine is now published on a quarterly basis.

  • University of Missouri Digital Library. Founded in 2001, the University of Missouri Digital Library provides a repository for digitized items on behalf of the UM Libraries. Over 20 text collections, and 23 image collections, have been added, including collections from 15 libraries around the state of Missouri.

  • Valley Trust Magazine (1926-1931). Valley Trust Magazine, the onetime house organ of the Mississippi Valley Trust Company, was published from 1926-1931. The magazine included articles on St. Louis history, and numerous biographical sketches of employees and bank officers. SLPL.
     
  • Vernon County Historical Society. Bushwacker Museum. An index to probate records from 1855 to early 1963 may be searched online by surname of the deceased, the administrator, or the heirs. First names are provided as well as the heirs' relationship to the deceased. Record copies may be ordered for a nominal sum.

  • The Ville: The Ethnic Heritage of an Urban Neighborhood [St. Louis, Missouri], 119k, PDF. SLCL.
     
  • Vincent, Don. 800 Missouri Families. Volume 4. Sumner, Washington: The Author, 1990. The fourth of five volumes, this is the only volume still in print.
     
  • Vincent, Don. Missouri Heartlands, Family Records. Volume 1. Sumner, Washington: The Author, 1991. The first of five volumes, this is the only one still in print.

  • Washington University Library
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Audrain County, Missouri, 6418 Deaths Reported In & Chronological Index to Selected Articles from the Mexico Weekly Ledger, 5 July 1934 to 28 December 1939, Volume 13. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2006.
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Audrain County, Missouri, 3802 Deaths Reported In & Chronological Index to Selected Articles from the Vandalia Leader (Includes 1302 Marriages) 30 September 1876 to 29 December 1916, Volume 14. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2006.
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Audrain County, Missouri, 4886 Deaths Reported In & Chronological Index to Selected articles from The Vandalia Leader (Includes Articles about Servicement) 5 January 1917 to 18 December 1930, Volume 15. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2006.
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Boone County, Missouri, 5541 Deaths Reported in & Chronological Index to Selected Articles from the Columbian Missouri Statesman (Includes 2438 Marriages), 8 January 1850 to 29 December 1871, Volume 7. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2004. Published with permission of the State Historical Society of Missouri.
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Callaway County, Missouri Special Census Records for 1852, 1864 & 1868 (3996 Names), Volume 19. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2006.
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Marion County, Missouri, 4833 Deaths Reported in & Chronological Index to selected Articles from the Palmyra Spectator, 5 May 1871 to 31 December 1886, Volume 4. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2004. Published with permission of the State Historical Society of Missouri.
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Montgomery County, Missouri Marriages (6926), January 1865 to 4 October 1922, Volume 12. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2000. Published with permission of the State Historical Society of Missouri.
     
  • Weant, Kenneth E. Polk County, Missouri, 34632 Deaths Reported In & Chronological Index to Selected Articles from Miscellaneous Bolivar Papers (Includes 27411 Marriages Reported in the Papers 31 May 1856 to 31 December 1896, Volume 1. Arlington, Texas: The author, 2006.

  • Webster Groves [St. Louis County, Missouri], 184k PDF. SLCL.

  • Westliche Post Obituary Index (St. Louis, Mo., German-language newspaper) 

  • Winston Churchill Museum and Library. On the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, where Winston Churchill presented his Iron Curtain speech in 1946. This museum provides a chronicle of the life and times of one of the world's most memorable political leaders and serves as a venue for special artistic and historical exhibits, as well as a variety of social and cultural events.
     
  • World War I Service Cards Database. Database of over 145,000 service cards of Army and Marine soldiers from Missouri between 1917 and 1919