WORTH COUNTY MISSOURI
GENEALOGY and HISTORY
Containing historical anecdotes, biographies, family histories, military records and miscellaneous items of ancestors with Worth County connections.
G E N E A L O G I C A L D A T A
Some of the following genealogies are being reformatted. Links will be reactivated when all are complete.
Some have been disabled. Will be reactivated when above genealogies are completed.
Downloadable GED files (right click and save):
H I S T O R I C A L D A T A
Stories related to the area in and around Smith Township.
Influenced the Spirit Lake Massacre.
Ancestor of the Duckworths of Worth County.
Morman War Participant
C O U N T Y R E C O R D S
- Worth County
Many are link-indexed by township or cross-referenced to other censuses
Worth County births 1883-1894 - [index to off-site records]
Worth County Missouri Death Certificates
1910 – 1957
The Missouri Death Certificate Database contains death records
created after 1910 and that are at least 50 years old.
Complete indexes are available for:
Worth, Gentry, Harrison and Nodaway Counties.
Click HERE to view the records
Worth County Deaths - 1883 to 1894
This is an index w/links to the
Missouri State Archives
Missouri Birth & Death Records Database
held by the
Missouri Secretary Of State.
Click HERE to view the records
Deaths Reports From Other Sources
Click HERE to view the Index Pages
Obituaries and Notices
drawn mainly from Pansy's
Heart of the Nation.
See Pansy's Obits
printed from a variety of sources
Go to the Index page.
An Index To Early Probate Records Of Worth County
See All Index Pages
References To Some Early Wills
Worth County Land Patents
Land patents document the transfer of land ownership from the federal or state government to individuals.
These indexes are to off-site (BLM and SOS) land patent records that include the information recorded when ownership was transferred.
Federal Patents A-L
Federal Patents M-Z
|Heart Of The Nation|
Excerpts from Pansy Rinehart's book about northeast Worth County.
About 300 death notices and obituaries
(same as above link). Go there.....
Map of Worth County School Districts in 1932. Go there.....
NOW SCANNING: Sections from Pansy's "Heart Of The Nation"
Schools...Churches...Log cabins...Local History
Index to all Worth County cemeteries
For obvious reasons, the entire military record of a given individual will not be found on this web site. Every effort has been made to include all items of interest as well as available resources for additional information.
Zachariah Preston Cadle
Have Most Records
...William Kelly Gibson...Jonathan Steven Herndon
...Morgan Jones Dye
Have Minimal Records
War of 1812
Black Hawk War
...(James) Allen Robertson
|World War I Discharges filed in Worth County|
S U R R O U N D I N G C O U N T I E S
M I S C E L L A N E O U S L I N K S
Links to lesser-known FREE Genealogy databases
Missouri Soldiers Database: War of 1812 - World War I
Missouri Birth & Death Records Database, Pre-1910
Federal Land Patents Databases
Civil War: First Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Worth-Gentry Counties).
Missouri State Genealogical Association publications for sale
Worth County County Records on Microfilm for sale
Oxford Church Members 1
Oxford Church Members 2
Missouri World War II Casualties by County
The Mid-Continent Public Library interlibrary loan
Missouri Newspapers on Microfilm (and interlibrary loan)
Other excellent links:
Indiana State Library Genealogy Databases
Illinois State Archives databases
National Park Service Civil War Web Site
Searchable databases of New England Ancestors
1840 Pensioners - Alphabetical by State
1820 Pension List
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) 2
Ed & Sandy Mackley Missouri Census Images
The material contained on this site has been compiled from submissions by a variety of individuals, as well as through my own research. I am not accountable for any errors contained in material submitted by others...and will deny responsibility for any of my own making. Also, time does not permit me to be as detailed and thorough as I would like with the data contained herein. Therefore, documentation of sources has been kept to an absolute minimum. I sincerely hope that, by finding relevant names, dates, and locations, visitors to this site will be able to bridge gaps in their own research or, at the very least, point them in a rewarding direction.
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