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Lincoln County

Where are the County Records?
Last updated 28 July 2012

The county seat is Troy.  The County Recorder has marriage records from 1825.  The Probate Judge has probate records from 1823.   The County Recorder has the death and burial records.  The Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records. 

Recorder of Deeds:  Index to deeds, 1819-1890; Deed records, 1819-1890; Plat book, 1829-1853; Index to marriage records, 1825-1907; Marriage records, 1825-1918; Register of marriages, 1882-1931; Negro/colored marriages, 1865-1901.

New! View the county deed records online. See instructions on the Lincoln County Courthouse page.

Clerk of the County Court: Register of deaths, 1883-1884.

Clerk of the Circuit Court: Circuit court records and index, 1819-1886. Divorce records.

Clerk of the Probate Court:   Probate records and index, 1820-1889; Administrators/executor's letters, bonds and records, 1821-1902; Inventories, appraisements and sale bills, 1855-1888; Guardian's/curator's records, 1875-1902; Will records and index, 1825-1916.

Missouri State Archives has Confederate pension records.

Detailed List of Microfilm for Lincoln County Records at the Missouri State Archives -- Lists records available and microfilm numbers, together with Archives' location, days and hours.  Formatted for printing and taking with you if you're going to visit the Archives, or for planning your trip. 

Missouri State Archives list of Lincoln County records available on microfilm -- Online listing at the Archives.  Be sure to scroll all the way to the right to see the years each film covers.  Great info, but it's not formatted to enable complete printing of the pages.

Missouri State Archive list of records available on microfilm for all counties (roll by roll listing)  Online listing at the Archives.


Lincoln County Courthouse
201 Main Street
Troy, MO 63379-1194
(636) 528-6300
Record Repository for
State Census Records

1001 Industrial Drive
P.O. Box 778
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-3280
Missouri State Archives
State Information Center
P.O. Box 778,
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
Telephone: (573) 751-3280
Fax: (573) 526-7333
Email: archref@mail.sos.state.mo.us

The USGenWeb Archives for Lincoln County Missouri has some birth, death, marriage, bible, partial census, wills and estate record contributions.  Check it out ... perhaps you will find info there.  Also, make any contributions to their page that you can. The more contributions that are made, the better resource it will be.

The Missouri Birth and Death Records page has list of which counties have birth and death records available at the Missouri State Archives.

Missouri Vital Records Information (State level, information for all counties)

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This file has been compiled and produced for the USGenWeb / MOGenWeb Lincoln Co. Page by County Coordinator, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, Patricia SummersSmith; © 2003-2012, Carl Hampe.  It is maintained by County Coordinators Carl Hampe and Patricia SummersSmith.