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Online[edit | edit source]

The following have significant cemetery listings for Missouri State:


  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images
  • Missouri Cemetery Inscription Sources at Ancestry.com ($)
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database
        • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (Missouri ), then select from the county list, and press Search.
      • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.


  • Tip to find cemeteries by Counties in Missouri: google List of Cemeteries in your County, in Missouri.
  • Northwest Missouri Databases
    • Click on Database to go to the Northwest Missouri Databases then search Alphabetical Databases from the card collection.
    • This lists Headstone Order Records, Other Databases and Miscellaneous.
  • Linkpendium scours the Internet for resources.
    • Links to cemetery databases on other sites.
    • Many cemeteries individually searchable.
  • Missouri Cemeteries at Daddezio.com
    • Lists of cemeteries or search by the name of the cemetery. Cannot narrow by county.
    • Typed lists of tombstone information.
  • Access Genealogy-Missouri Cemetery Records
    • Missouri Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Missouri county.
    • Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing.
  • Missouri Cemetery Records (at Missouri Genealogy) Cemetery inscriptions online organized by county and city
    • List of Missouri Cemeteries
      • National Cemeteries in Missouri
      • Other MissouriGenealogy Records
  • Looktothepast.com - focuses mainly on Missouri genealogy records, although there are many records for Kansas, Illinois, and surrounding states.  Lists cemeteries by county. Other useful information including vital records.

Collections and Records[edit | edit source]

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection contains tombstone inscriptions from many Missouri cemeteries. (See the "Genealogy" section). Many transcripts of cemetery records have been published, such as: