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The Daily Genealogist: Miller County Museum, Missouri

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Valerie Beaudrault

Valerie Beaudrault
Assistant Editor

Miller County Museum, Missouri

Miller County is located in central Missouri. Tuscumbia is the county seat. The Miller County Museum has made a number of resources available on its website.

The county map on the site's homepage contains links to brief histories of townships organized in 1837/8. The tabs on the drop-down menu bar link to a number of resources for Miller County.

The Yesterdays tab provides articles about people, commerce and industry, life during the Civil War, transportation, organizations, and historically significant events. The Cultural Resources tab includes articles about the county's history, churches, bridges, schools, homesteads, and cemeteries, as well as a variety of different farms, barns, and landmarks. The Communities tab provides articles (and, in some cases, maps and photographs) on sixteen communities within the county. The Publications tab contains many resources, including fourteen transcribed letters, and articles from several sources.

The Library tab includes the following sections:

Probate Records: This alphabetical index to Miller County probate records includes last name, first name, middle, probate date, DR number, additional info, and case number.

Guardianship Records: This alphabetical index to Miller County guardianships beginning in the 1830s includes last name, first name, date filed, and guardian's name.

Marriage Records: This section contains alphabetical brides and grooms indexes for Miller, Maries, and Osage Counties. For Miller and Maries Counties, the data fields are bride name, marriage date, groom name, and marriage place. For Osage County, the data fields are bride name, marriage date, groom name, and comments.

Obituaries Indexes: This section contains an alphabetical index and four volumes of transcribed obituaries. Click the arrow to the left of the database title to access these resources.

Cemeteries Location Index: This database is an index to the cemeteries of Miller County. Click the cemetery name to access U.S. Geological Survey location and features information.


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