Online Resources - Genealogy
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Reference LibrarianPatty Crane
Reference Desk Telephone417-624-5465
Access Genealogy An index to genealogy sites on the internet including links to military and Native American records.
Bureau of Land Management General Land Office Records Land and title records from the Bureau of Land Management.
FamilySearch Genealogical records from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with information on how to get started researching your family history and guides to help with the search.
Find A Grave Search for graves and cemeteries from around the world. The information is member input so not all graves and cemeteries are recorded on this website.
Missouri Birth & Death Records Database Search the Missouri Archives for birth and death records before 1910 and death certificates from 1910-1961.
Missouri State Archives Historical information found in the Missouri State Archives with information available on birth, death, land, military, and naturalization records.
Rootsweb An index to family history sites and research available on the internet.
Social Security Death Index Death records copied from the records of the Social Security Administration searchable by name, social security number, place, and year.
U.S. National Archives Online records from the National Archives of the United States with a link for Genealogists/Family Historians taking users to specific information on family research.