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==Online Resources==
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Online Cemetery Resources for Missouri'''</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Find-A-Grave]
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*{{RecordSearch|2221801|Find A Grave Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Find A Grave Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use This Collection]]
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*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60525/ U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current] at at [https://www.ancestry.com Ancestry]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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*{{RecordSearch|2026973|BillionGraves Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[BillionGraves Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use This Collection]]
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*[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-billion-graves-index BillionGraves Index] at [https://www.findmypast.com/ Find My Past] ($)
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*{{RecordSearch|2579610|United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] – [[United States, Cemetery Abstracts - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use This Record]]
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*[https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records.htm Missouri Cemetery Records] at [https://accessgenealogy.com/ AccessGenealogy]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/mo/index.htm Missouri Cemetery Records] at [http://www.interment.net/us/index.htm Interment]
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*[https://missourigravestones.org/ Missouri Gravestone Photo Project] at [https://missourigravestones.org/ MissouriGravestones]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/missouri.html Missouri Tombstone Transcription Project] at [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html USGenWeb Transcription Project]
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*[https://www.deathindexes.com/missouri/index.html Online Missouri Obituary and Cemetery Indexes] at [https://www.deathindexes.com/index.html DeathIndexes]
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*[https://www.nwmogenealogy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=490&Itemid=340 Northwest Missouri Cemeteries] at [https://www.nwmogenealogy.com Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Missouri?id=state_26 Missouri Cemeteries] at [https://www.findagrave.com Find-A-Grave]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves] - type Missouri in the search box.
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MO-NDX.html Missouri Cemeteries] at [http://www.daddezio.com/ D'Addezio]
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*[https://missouri.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery.cfm Missouri Cemeteries] at [https://www.hometownlocator.com/ Hometown Locator]
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*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/mo.html Missouri Cemeteries] at [http://www.idreamof.com/index.html I Dream of Genealogy]
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*[https://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Cemetery-Records.htm Missouri Cemeteries] at [https://ldsgenealogy.com/index.htm LDSGenealogy]
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/mo/ African American Cemeteries in Missouri] at [http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2377721/mexico-jewish-cemetery Mexico Jewish Cemetery in Missouri] at [https://www.findagrave.com Find-A-Grave]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=hebrew&cemetery-loc=Missouri%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=state_26 Hebrew Cemeteries in Missouri] at [https://www.findagrave.com Find-A-Grave]
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*[https://iajgscemetery.org/usa/missouri-mo/ Missouri Jewish Cemetery Project] at [https://iajgscemetery.org/ International Jewish Cemetery Project]
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*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1411/ JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry] at [https://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] - grave search
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*[https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry] by [https://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen] <br>''Click the USA folder, State folder, City folder and cemetery name''
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/jeffersonbarracks.asp Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1593798/jefferson-barracks-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Jefferson-Barracks-National-Cemetery/65912 BillionGraves]  
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/jeffersoncity.asp Jefferson City National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/29542/jefferson-city-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Jefferson-City-National-Cemetery/62256 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/springfield.asp Springfield National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/31744/springfield-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Springfield-National-Cemetery/160629 BillionGraves]
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*[https://mvc.dps.mo.gov/cemeteries/bloomfield.php Bloomfield Veterans Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1962625/missouri-veterans-cemetery-at-bloomfield Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Missouri-Veterans-Cemetery---Bloomfield/180890 BillionGraves]
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*[https://mvc.dps.mo.gov/cemeteries/ftleonardwood.php Fort Leonard Wood Veterans Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2363849/missouri-veterans-cemetery-at-fort-leonard-wood Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Missouri-Veterans-Cemetery---Fort-Leonard-Wood/328442 BillionGraves]
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*[https://mvc.dps.mo.gov/cemeteries/higginsville.php Higginsville Veterans Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/407405/missouri-veterans-cemetery-at-higginsville Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Missouri-Veterans-Cemetery---Higginsville/180891 BillionGraves]
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*[https://mvc.dps.mo.gov/cemeteries/jacksonville.php Jacksonville Veterans Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2141723/missouri-veterans-cemetery-at-jacksonville Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Missouri-Veterans-Cemetery---Jacksonville/180887 BillionGraves]
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*[https://mvc.dps.mo.gov/cemeteries/springfield.php Springfield Veterans Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1472798/missouri-veterans-cemetery-at-springfield Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Missouri-Veterans-Cemetery---Springfield/201798 BillionGraves]
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*[https://armycemeteries.army.mil/Cemeteries/Fort-Leonard-Wood-Post-Cemetery Leonard Wood Post Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1978831/fort-leonard-wood-post-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Fort-Leonard-Wood-Post-Cemetery/180821 BillionGraves]
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:''For more [[United States Military Cemetery Records|military burial databases]].''
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== Additional Resources at the Family History Library ==
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To find cemetery records for ''Missouri'' in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:<br>
  
=== Online  ===
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#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
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#Enter: '''Missouri''' in the Place box
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#Click on: '''Search'''
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
  
The following have significant cemetery listings for Missouri State: {{Note|Sites may be incomplete. <br>• They may not list all cemeteries in a county <br>• and may not include all burials in a cemetery.}}<br>
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To search for cemeteries at the county level follow directions below
  
*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
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#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
**This site frequently has tombstone images
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#Enter: '''Missouri''' in the Place box
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3272 Missouri Cemetery Inscription Sources] at Ancestry.com ($)
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#Click on: '''Search'''
**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n List of cemeteries] statewide for cemeteries in their database
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
****Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (Missouri ), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search'''.
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#Click on: '''Places within Missouri'''
***Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
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#Click on the county you want to search
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70596 ''Web: Missouri, Find A Grave Index, 1812-2012'']
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To search for cemeteries at the town level, follow directions below.
  
{{Tip| Remember:<br>
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#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
# Family members may be buried in the same plot or nearby.
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#Enter: '''Missouri''' in the Place box
# [http://genealogy.about.com/od/cemetery_records/ig/tombstone_symbols/ Symbols] and [http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/misc/grave_symbols.shtml abbreviations] may lead you to other records.
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#Click on: '''Search'''
# Weathering and damage to tombstones make early published transcriptions priceless.}} <br>
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
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#Click on: '''Places within Missouri'''
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#Click on the county you want to search
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#Click on '''Places within United States, Missouri, county name'''
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#Click on the town you want to search
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
  
*Tip to find cemeteries by Counties in Missouri: google List of Cemeteries in your County, in Missouri.
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== Additional Resources ==
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*[https://www.dar.org/library/collections/dar-library-catalog DAR Library Catalog] has cemetery books. Do a keyword search for Missouri cemetery.
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/ Worldcat.org] - Do a search for Missouri Cemetery.
  
*[http://www.interment.net/us/mo/ Interment.net Missouri]
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[[Category:Missouri_Cemeteries]]
**Lists of cemeteries in the counties.
 
**Typed lists of tombstone information.
 
 
 
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~xander/missouri.htm National Cemeteries in Missouri]
 
 
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~familycollecting/ 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.
 
 
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/ALL/cem/ Linkpendium] scours the Internet for resources.
 
**Links to cemetery databases on other sites.
 
**Many cemeteries individually searchable.
 
 
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/missouri/missouri.html USGenWeb tombstone Transcriptions - Missouri]
 
**List of cemeteries by county.
 
**Typed lists of tombstone information.
 
**[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/mostones.htm USGenWeb Tombstone Photo Project - Missouri]
 
 
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MO-NDX.html 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.
 
 
 
*[http://www.deathindexes.com/missouri/index.html Deathindexes.com-Missouri] by Joe Beine
 
**Lists of cemeteries by county.
 
 
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records.htm 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.
 
 
 
*[http://missouri-genealogy.com/Missouri-Cemetery-Records.htm 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
 
 
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#given_names=&family_names=Smith&birth_year=&death_year=&year_range=5&lim=0&num=10&action=search&exact=true&phonetic=false&record_type=0&country=United+States&state=Missouri&county=0 BillionGraves Name Search] Replace the Smith surname in the pale orange form and click '''Search'''
 
**[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#country=United+States&state=Missouri&county=0&search_text=&action=search_cemetery&start=0&limit=100 Lists of cemeteries]
 
 
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/missouri.html KindredTrails.com Missouri Cemeteries]
 
**Links to other sites, searches of sponsored sites.
 
 
 
*[http://www.looktothepast.com/index4.html Looktothepast.com] - focuses mainly on Missouri genealogy records, although&nbsp;there are many records for Kansas, Illinois, and surrounding states.&nbsp; Lists cemeteries by county. Other useful information including vital records.
 
 
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/cemeteries/ Cyndi's List] links to databases on other sites.
 
 
 
==== Collections and Records  ====
 
 
 
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection contains tombstone inscriptions from many Missouri cemeteries. (See the "[[Missouri Genealogy|Genealogy]]" section). Many transcripts of cemetery records have been published, such as:
 
 
 
*Ellsberry, Elizabeth P. ''Cemetery Records of Missouri.''Three Volumes. N.p.:''1965''. {{WorldCat|1278294|disp=At Various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|208007|item|disp=FHL book 977.8 V22d}}; {{FHL|208007|item|disp=FHL film 844967; fiche 6051170}}.)
 
*''Cemetery Records of Missouri. 15 vols. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1954-64.'' {{FHL|202218|item|disp=FHL book 977.8 V22g; films 924436-39 and 924900 item 3; fiche 6051114 volumes 1-15}}.)
 
*''Missouri Cemetery Records. Vol. 1. Kansas City, Missouri'': Heart of America Genealogical Society Library, 1981. {{FHL|76329|item|disp=FHL fiche 6101174}}, vol.1. This volume is a reprint of inscriptions from 26 Missouri counties published in the Kansas City Genealogist (see [[Missouri Periodicals|Missouri Periodicals]]).
 
*196 Cemeteries of Missouri. Three Volumes. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society: 1948-68. {{FHL|106118|item|disp=FHL film 1035921}}.)
 
 
 
[[Category:Missouri Cemeteries]]
 

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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Online Cemetery Resources for Missouri
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List of Cemeteries in the State
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Jewish Cemeteries
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Additional Resources at the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

To find cemetery records for Missouri in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Missouri in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries

To search for cemeteries at the county level follow directions below

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Missouri in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries
  5. Click on: Places within Missouri
  6. Click on the county you want to search
  7. Click on: Cemeteries

To search for cemeteries at the town level, follow directions below.

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Missouri in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries
  5. Click on: Places within Missouri
  6. Click on the county you want to search
  7. Click on Places within United States, Missouri, county name
  8. Click on the town you want to search
  9. Click on: Cemeteries

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]