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{| style="width:18%; float:right"|-| <center>{{Click|image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri_Online_Genealogy_Records}}</center>|-| <center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016|organized= December 17, 1818| county seat= Cooper County Boonville| county_map parent county= [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri Cooper County Map.svg{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.png</ref>| state variant spellings= Missouri| state_map county1= [[Boone County, Missouri.png Genealogy|Boone]]| latd county2= [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]]| longd county3= [[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy|Moniteau]]| founded year county4= 1818[[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]]| founded date county5= December 17[[Pettis County, Missouri Genealogy|Pettis]]| seat county6= [[BoonvilleSaline County, Missouri Genealogy|Saline]]</br><center>[[Cooper County, MissouriGenealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|BoonvilleSee County Maps]]</center>|county7=|county8=| building image county9=|county10=|county courthouse= [[Image:MissouriCooperCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]| building address county location in state= [[Image:Missouri Cooper County Map.svg.png|245x245px]]|adoption=}}|}</center><div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>== County Information == === Description ====== County Courthouse ==={{MO Courthouse Intro|Cooper}}'''Cooper County Courthouse '''<br>200 Main Street <br> PO Box 123 <br>Boonville, MO 65233-0123<br>Phone: 660.-882.-2626<br>[http://www.coopercountymo.orggov/cccircuitgovernment.htm '''html Cooper County Website'''] }} <br><br>=== County Information === Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893 and burial records. <br>Circuit Clerk has marriage, divorce, court and naturalization records from 1819, and land records from 1812.<br>==== Associate Circuit Court has probate records from 1828.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cooper County, Missouri Record Dates ==. Page 399 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
=== Cooper County, Missouri Record Dates ==={{MO Record Dates Intro|Cooper}}{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="10014.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan| '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="6#e4d8e5" align="center" | <'''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center>" | '''Beginning Dates for Major [[Cooper County , Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''<ref>Alice Eichholz[[Cooper County, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County Missouri Genealogy#Land and Town Sources, Revised edProperty Records|Land]]'''| width="14. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cooper County, 1992), 422-438Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center>" | '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="1614.62%" bgcoloralign="center" |1883| width="#e4d8e514.2%" align="center" | '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]''' 1819| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]''' 1883| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]''' 1819| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']] 1819| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''1830
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== County Court House =Record Loss =<br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893 and burial records; Circuit Clerk has marriage, divorce, court and naturalization records from 1819, and land records from 1812; Associate Circuit Court has probate record from 1828.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cooper County, Missouri. Page 399 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item-|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.</ref>
|}== History = Boundary Changes ==={{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Cooper}}{| |-| *'''1818''' Cooper County was created 17 December 1818 from [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard County]].*'''County seat:''' Boonville<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
==== Parent County ==== '''1818''' Cooper County was created 17 December 1818 from [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard County]]. '''County seat:''' Boonville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  ==== Boundary Changes ==== For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  ==== Record Loss ==== There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county. == Places/Localities ==}
'''Town/city records === Populated Places ==={{MO Populated Places Intro|Cooper}}The following are locations in the FamilySearch Catalog''' Cooper County, Missouri:
*{{FHL|United States, The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri, Cooper, Blackwater|place|dispnames] for all 114 Missouri Counties.==Blackwater}} *{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Cooper, Boonville|place|disp=Boonville}} *{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Cooper, Chouteau Springs|place|dispHistory Timeline =Chouteau Springs}} *{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Cooper, Pilot Grove|place|disp=Pilot Grove}} *{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Cooper, Pleasant Grove|place|disp=Pleasant Grove}} *{{FHLMO Historical Timeline Intro|United States, Missouri, Cooper, Speed|place|disp=Speed}}
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>== Resources =={{MO Resources Intro|Cooper}}
==== Populated Places =Bible Records ==={{MO Bible Intro|Cooper}}
==== Neighboring Counties Biographies ===={{MO Biographies Intro|Cooper}}
[[Boone County=== Business, Missouri Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Howard CountyCommerce, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]] and Occupations ==={{•}} [[Moniteau County, Missouri GenealogyMO Business Records Intro|Moniteau]] {{•Cooper}} [[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]] {{•}} [[Pettis County, Missouri Genealogy|Pettis]] {{•}} [[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy|Saline]] {{MOCooper, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}== Resources ==
==== Cemeteries ===={{MO Cemeteries Intro|Cooper}}
{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpaddingstyle ="1" border="1"|-| :1px solid black; width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1423&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|433520|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1423 Findagrave.com]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cooper.mogenweb.org/CooperBitsCem.htm MOGenWeb]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Cooper+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United70%20States&state=Missouri&county=Cooper&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/cooper/coopcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0; " |
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| bgcolorcolspan="#F0F0F02" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/cooper.htm Tombstone Project]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" || bgcolorstyle="#F0F0F0border:1px solid black" |<center>'''Cemeteries of Cooper County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" | * [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1423&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]* [http://cooper.mogenweb.org/CooperBitsCem.htm MOGenWeb]* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/cooper/coopcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/cooper.htm Tombstone Project]* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=27 MNGravestonesMOGravestones]| bgcolor* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20209&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=37&stateAbbv=&stateName="#F0F0F0" |EPodunk]| bgcolor="*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#F0F0F0" |Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * {{FHL|433520|subject-id| disp=Family History Library}}* [http://www.epodunkworldcat.comorg/cgi-bin/localList.phpsearch?localq=20209su%3Acemetery+Cooper+Missouri&locTGroupqt=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=37&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunkresults_page WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" |* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1423 Findagrave.com]* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Cooper&cemetery_name=a# / Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" colspanstyle="3border:1px solid black" | <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] ''' for more information.</center>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5701 Cooper County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1-12] at Ancestry.com ($)
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5701 Cooper County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1-12] at Ancestry ($)
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
=== Census Records ===
{{MO Census Intro|Cooper}}
==== {{Census ====|Missouri}}
*'''1732-1933''' - === Church Records ==={{RecordSearchMO Church Intro|2075262|Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933Cooper}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
{{Census|Missouri}}'''''Catholic'''''<br>'''St. Peter and Paul, Boonville'''
==== Church ====*'''1850-1876''' St. Peter and Paul, Boonville, Baptism Index 1850-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511771}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissouria.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf]].</ref>*'''1851-1876''' St. Peter and Paul, Boonville, Marriage Index 1851-1857, 1867-1876. Batch {{IGI|M511771}} at FamilySearch.
=== Court Records ==={{MO Church Court Intro|Cooper}}
===== Catholic =====*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
'''St. Peter and Paul, Boonville''' === Directories ==={{MO Directories Intro|Cooper}}
*'''1850 - 1876''' St. Peter === Emigration and Paul, Boonville, Baptism Index 1850-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511771}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissouria.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf]].</ref> Immigration ===*'''1851 - 1876''' St. Peter and Paul, Boonville, Marriage Index 1851-1857, 1867-1876. Batch {{IGIMO Emigration Intro|M511771Cooper}} at FamilySearch - free.
==== Court =Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearchMO Ethnic Groups Intro|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991Cooper}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6043 Cooper County, Missouri: Marriages (1819-1850) &amp; Wills (1820-1870)] at Ancestry.com ($)
==== Land Funeral Homes ===={{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Cooper}}
=== Genealogies ==={{MO LandGenealogies Intro|Cooper}}
==== Local Histories =Guardianship ==={{MO Guardianship Intro|Cooper}}
=== Land and Property Records ==={{MO HistoryLand Intro|Cooper}}
[http://books.google.com/books?id=ZWNAAAAAYAAJ ''A history of Cooper County, Missouri from the first visit by white men, in February, 1804, to the fifth day of July, 1876''] by Levens and Drake (1876) is available online free from Google Books. {{MO Land}}
*National Historical Company. ''History of Howard and Cooper counties, Missouri&nbsp;: written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources, including a history of its townships, towns, and villages&nbsp;: together with a condensed history of Missouri, a reliable and detailed history of Howard and Cooper counties-- its pioneer record, resources, biographical sketches of prominent citizens, general and local statistics of great value, incidents and reminiscences''. St. Louis&nbsp;: National Historical Co., 1883. **Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE115176 Family Search] (Free) *Johnson, William Foreman. ''History of Cooper County, Missouri''. Topeka, Kansas&nbsp;: Historical Pub. Co., 1919. **Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE519431 FamilySearch] (Free) = Local Histories ===*Melton, Elston Joseph. ''Melton's history of {{MO Histories Intro|Cooper County, Missouri, an account from early times to the present''. Salt Lake City, Utah&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987. **Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1244462 FamilySearch] (Free) *Barnes, J. B. ''Short historical sketches of Boonville and vicinity''. Boonville, Mo.&nbsp;: [Boonville Advertiser?], 1928. **Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1667507 Family Search] (Free)}}
==== Maps ===={{MO History}}
*''A History of Cooper County, Missouri.'' By Levens and Drake. 1876. Available online at [http://books.google.com/books?id=ZWNAAAAAYAAJ Google Books].*''History of Cooper County, Missouri.'' By William Foreman Johnson. 1919. Topeka, Kansas : Historical Pub. Co. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE519431 FamilySearch]*''History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri.'' By National Historical Company. 1883. St. Louis : National Historical Co. Available online at [Imagehttps:Mocooper//dcms.jpg|900px|Mocooperlds.jpgorg/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE115176 FamilySearch]*''Melton's History of Cooper County, Missouri.'' By Elston Joseph Melton. 1987. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1244462 FamilySearch]*''Short Historical Sketches of Boonville and Vicinity.'' By J. B. Barnes. 1928. Boonville, Mo. : [Boonville Advertiser?]. Available online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1667507 FamilySearch]
=== Maps and Gazetteers ==={{MO Maps Intro|Cooper}}{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|{{MOCooper, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}}}*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Cooper_County Cooper County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Cooper County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
 
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-cooper-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Cooper County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
==== Military =Migration ===*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872MO Migration Intro|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941Cooper}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images ===== Civil War =====
=== Military Records ===
{{MO Military Intro|Cooper}}
*'''1900-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
==== Civil War ====
{{MO Civil War Intro|Cooper}}
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index *'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index *{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
'''''Regiments'''''
Service men in Cooper County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Cooper County, Missouri:<br>
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:- [[13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|13th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company E
:- [[29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|29th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company A
:- [[52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E
:- [[52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F
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:- [[52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G
:- [[52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|52nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H
:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)|5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd Organization) (Union)]], Company F
:- [[9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|9th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company I
|}<br>
===== '''''Civil War Battle ====='''''<br>The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cooper County:
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cooper County:  *June 17, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo001.htm Boonville]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref> also known as First Battle of Boonville <br>
*[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
===== World War II ====={{MO World War II Intro|Cooper}}
*'''1941-1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668MO Naturalization Intro|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991Cooper}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
==== Newspapers ====*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
=== Newspapers ==={{MO Newspaper AbstractsNewspapers Intro|Cooper}}
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Cooper}}
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14201 Jefferson City newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's covering local news that included residents from Cooper County communities.<br>
==== Probate =Obituaries ==={{MO Obituaries Intro|Cooper}}
=== Other Records ==={{MO Other Records Intro|Cooper}} === Periodicals ==={{MO Periodicals Intro|Cooper}} === Probate Records ==={{MO Probate Intro|Cooper}}
'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images ($) ==== Taxation ===*'''1820-1870''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6043 Cooper County, Missouri: Marriages (1819-1850) &amp; Wills (1820-1870)] at Ancestry ($)
=== School Records ==={{MO Tax Schools Intro|Cooper}}
==== Vital Tax Records ===={{MO Tax Intro|Cooper}}
=== Vital Records ==={{MO Vital Intro|Cooper}}
===== '''''Births''''' =Birth ===={{MO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Cooper}}
*'''1819 - 1867''' Cooper County Birth Index, Volumes A thru C, 1819-1867. Batch {{IGI|C514821}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>*'''1827 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index *'''1851 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images ($ )*'''1868 - 1872''' Cooper County Birth Index, Volume E, 1868-1872. Batch {{IGI|C514822}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>*'''1883 - 1884''' Cooper County Birth Index 1883-1884. Batch {{IGI|C514825}} at FamilySearch - free.
===== '''''Marriages''''' =Marriage ===={{MO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Cooper}}
*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1776-1988''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=missouri%2cmo Missouri, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] ($)*'''1819 - 1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6043 Cooper County, Missouri: Marriages (1819-1850) &amp; Wills (1820-1870)] at Ancestry.com ($)*'''1819 - 1867''' Cooper County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1819-1867. Batch {{IGI|M514821}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index ($ )*'''1867 - 1883''' Cooper County Marriage Book E Index 1867-1883. Batch {{IGI|M514822}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>*'''1881 - 1885''' Cooper County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M514823}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
===== '''''Deaths''''' =Death ===={{MO Vital Records - Death Intro|Cooper}}
*'''1820 - 1870''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6043 Cooper County, Missouri: Marriages (1819-1850) &amp; Wills (1820-1870)] at Ancestry.com ($)*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images ($ )*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index *'''1883 - 1884''' Cooper County Death Index 1883-1884. Batch {{IGI|B514827}} at FamilySearch - free.*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries ==Divorce ===={{MO Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Cooper}}
*Boonslick Historical Society Of == Research Facilities =={{MO Research Facilities Intro|Cooper And Howard Counties<br>P.O. Box 324<br>Boonville, MO 65233<br>}}
*[http://www.pilotgrovemo.org/cchs.html === Archives ==={{MO Archives Intro|Cooper County Historical Society &amp; Research Center]<br>P.O. Box 51<br>111 Roe Street<br>Pilot Grove, MO 65276<br>Phone: 660-834-3582<br>}}
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]=== Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}}
==== Family History Centers =Libraries ==={{MO Libraries Intro|Cooper}}
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}} *[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]<br>
==== Websites =Museums ==={{MO Museums Intro|Cooper}}
== Societies =={{WA Websites MO Societies Intro|Cooper}}
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | *'''Boonslick Historical Society Of Cooper And Howard Counties'''<br>P.O. Box 324<br>Boonville, MO 65233<centerbr>*'''Sites with online indexes or images of recordsCooper County Historical Society &amp; Research Center''' </centerbr>|-| width="30%" | [http://mdhP.deepwebaccessO.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecordBox 51<br>111 Roe Street<br>Pilot Grove, MO 65276<br>Phone:cooper+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage] | width="10%" | Free | digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State|660-| width="30%" | [http://cooper.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions|834-| width="30%" | 3582<br>[http://www.usgwarchivespilotgrovemo.net/moorg/cooper/coopercchs.htm USGenWeb Archiveshtml Website] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions|}
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpaddingWebsites ="5" border="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>|-| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Cooper/ RootsWeb resources] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptionsWebsites Intro|-| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Cooper/ Linkpendium] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)|-| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/cooper/ CyndisList] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)|-| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/cooper-county// StateofUS] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | family history resources and government records|-| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Cooper-County.htm Missouri Genealogy] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)|}}
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|* [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections list/fullRecord:cooper+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts many types of genealogical records</center>from institutions across the State|-| width="30%" | * [httpshttp://familysearchcooper.mogenweb.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=202928&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Cooper%22 FamilySearch catalogMOGenWeb] | width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search boxFree.Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions|-| width="30%" | * [http://www.worldcatusgwarchives.orgnet/mo/cooper/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=cooper+county+missouri WorldCat.htm USGenWeb Archives] . Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions*{{FHL Place IDNum|202959| width="70%" Missouri| To find nearby libraries that have specific itemsCooper}}. Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, see and publications) in their collection.  Use [[WorldCat Online Cataloghttps://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]].|-to search for specific individuals in genealogical records| width="30%" | * [http://wwwresources.acplrootsweb.libancestry.in.uscom/USA/MO/Cooper/ Allen County Public LibraryRootsWeb resources] | width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Cooper Missouri" and search catalogFree.Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions|-| width="30%" | * [http://msawww.librarylinkpendium.netcom/genealogy/USA/MO/Cooper/ Missouri State Archives LibraryLinkpendium] | width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Cooper County"|-| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>|} {| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking Free. Click links. Some sites pertaining they link to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>|-may have fees ($)| width="30%" | * [httpshttp://pluswww.googlecyndislist.com/uus/0mo/counties/communitiescooper/100347390989583743440 Google+CyndisList] . Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community|-| width="30" | * [httpshttp://www.facebookgenealogyinc.com/searchmissouri/cooper-county/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0StateofUS]. Free.6922872586034933 Facebook] | width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" searchfamily history resources and government records|-| width="30%" | * [http://boards.ancestryldsgenealogy.com/localitiesMO/Cooper-County.northamhtm Missouri Genealogy].usaFree.statesClick links.missouri.counties.cooper/mb.ashx Ancestry.com] Some sites they link to may have fees ($)| width="70%" = Research Guides =={{MO Research Guides Intro| Cooper County Message Board|}}
== References ==<references />
<references />{{Missouri|Missouri}} [[Category:Cooper_County,_Missouri]]
[[Category:Cooper_County,_MissouriMissouri_Counties]]
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