Missouri Records: Hodges & Woodruff

Missouri Pioneers
Compiled and Published by
Miss. Nadine Hodges
Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff

"Missouri Pioneers" is a thirty volume series of extractions of records from various Missouri counties from the 1800's. Volumes were issued from 1967 through March, 1976.

This file gives the Index of Contents by County.

Tables of Contents by County



(*) Indicates separate publication by the compilers of Missouri Pioneers.

Statewide -

    Missouri Territory - 1342 Land Claims, issued between 1808-1812,
    in the five original Districts - St. Louis, St. Charles, Ste.
    Genevieve, Cape Girardeau & New Madrid - giving claim number and
    location. (volume 1)

    Missouri Territory - Land Claims between 1798-1814, giving year of
    settlement, situation & acts of ownership. (volume 2)

    Missouri Obituaties & Death Notices, from the St. Louis Christian
    Advocate, published by M.E. Church, South, 1851-1854 (v 5); Year
    1855 (v 10); Year 1856 (v 13); Year 1857 (v 18); Year 1858 (v 26);
    (year 1859 missing); Year 1850 (v 30)

    Missouri Obituaries, from Alexander Campbell's "Millenial
    Harbinger", 1841-1860. (v 6)

    Missouri's Confederate Dead - list of 1200 soldiers, killed in
    battle or died, place of enlistment, regiment & company, place &
    date of death. (v 8)

    Appointment for Ministers of the M.E. Church, South, 1859-60. (v 13)

Adair -
      Wills & Adms, Book B, 1857-1865 (v 30)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 19)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 26)

Andrew -
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1841-1856 (v 7)
      Death Register 1883-1893 (v 24)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 26)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 8)
      Emigrants to Oregon, died enroute 1852 (v 3)

Atchinson -
      Marriage Book A, 1845-1863 (v 5)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 8)
      Will Book A, 1845-71 & Index to Adms. (v 21)

Audrain -
      Wills & Admr Bonds, Book A, 1838-1856 (v 25)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 10)

Barry -
      Marriage Book A, 1837-1854 (v 3)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1835-1853 (v 21)
      Early Settlers from County History (v 2)
      1850 Mortality Schedule (v 1)

Barton -
      Marriage Book A, 1862-1880 (v 27)

Bates -
      Marriage Book A, 1860-1871 (v 28)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1843-1872 (v 9)

Benton -
      Death Register 1883-1886 (v 7)
      Marks & Brands 1835-1858 (v 7)

Bollinger -
      Marriage Book A, 1866-1872 (v 25)
      Death Register, 1883-1892 (v 9)

Boone -
      Original Land Patents (v 2)
      Tax List of 1821 (v 11)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1875 (v 9)

Buchanan -
      Wills & Adms, Books A & B, 1839-1857 (*)
      Death Register, 1883-1893 (v 19)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 2)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 8)
      News Items from "Adventure", 1850-1851 (v 1)

Butler -
      Marriage Book A, 1849-1865 (v 8)
      1850 Census Index (v 12)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Caldwell -
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 4)

Callaway -
      Marriage Book B, 1840-1850 (v 22)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1821-1836 (v 17)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 23)
      Tax List of 1823 (v 6)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 7)

Camden -
      Abstracts from History of Camden Co. by J.W. Vincent (v 21)
      1850 Census Index (v 5)
      Military Pensioners on roll in 1883 (v 23)

Cape Girardeau -
      Land Claims in Missouri Territory, 1798-1814 (v 1 & 2)
      Original Marriage Book, 1805-1826; Book A 1825-1836 &
        Book B 1839-1854 (v 12)
      News Items from "Missouri Herald", 1819-1820 (v 3)

Carroll -
      Death Register 1883-1890 (v 29)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 12)

Carter -
      Marriage Book A, 1861-1881 (v 28)
      Curator's & Guardian Bonds, 1861-1890 (v 20)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Cass -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1835-1865 (*)
      Will Book A, 1838-1845 & Index to B & C, 1845-1860 (v 5)
      Tax List of 1848, showing First Ownership of Lands (v 26)

Cedar -
      Marriage Book A, 1845-1874 (v 13)
      Will Book A, 1846-1876 (v 18)

Chariton -
      Early Tax List of 1821 (v 5)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 24)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 7)

Christian -
      Early Birth Register, 1840-1875 (v 8)
      Death Register 1883-1884 (v 8)
      Military Pensioners on roll in 1883 (v 23)

Clark -
      Marriage Book A, 1837-1854 (v 6)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1837-1854 (V 18)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)

Clay -
      Early Tax List of 1882 (v 10)
      Death Register, 1883-1884 (v 23)
      Subscribers to Liberty Tribune, 1846-1848 (v 7)
      News Items from "The Far West", 1836 (v 1)
      History of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Barry, Mo. (v 5)

Clinton -
      Death Register 1883-1884 (v 11)
      1840 U. S. Census, complete (v 16)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 29)

Cole -
      News Items from "Jeffersonian Republican", 1843-44 (v 27)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Cooper -
      Marriage Book C, 1850-1857 (v 23)
      Circuit Court Minutes, Book A, 1819-1820 (v 4)
      Index of Deeds, Books A & B, 1819-1827 (v 3)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 13)
      Minutes for First Presby. Church, Boonville, 1838 (v 14)

Crawford -
      First Marriage Book & Book A, 1829-1855 (*)
      Will Book A, 1832-68 & Index to Settlements 1829-49 (v 13)

Dade -
      Marriage book #1 & Book A, 1863-1876 & Wills & Adms,
        Book 1, 1841-1867 (*)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 5)

Dallas -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1867-1889 (*)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book B, 1871-1883 (v 20)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 3)

Daviess -
      Death Register 1883-1893 (v 25)
      Town Lots Sold in Gallatin, 1838 (v 6)
      Early Pioneers from County History (v 1)
      1850 Mortality Schedule (v 1)

DeKalb -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1845-1867 (v 10)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 18)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 3)

Dent -
      Marriage Book A, 1851-1870 & Will Book A, 1866-1893 (*)
      Biographical Sketches from History (v 4)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 3)

Douglas -
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Dunklin -
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1872-1883 (v 29)

Franklin -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1819-1858 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1819-1854 (v 14)
      Tax List of 1819 (v 9)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 29)

Gasconade -
      Marriage Book A, 1822-1841 (v 2)
      Marriage Book A & B, 1842-1855 (v 24)
      Wills & Admr. Bonds, Books A & B, 1821-1860 (v 15)
      Tax List of 1828 (v 2)
      Record of Births, about 1867 (v 20)

Gentry -
      Death Register 1883-1893 (v 6)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 3)

Greene -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1833-1860 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Books A, 1856-1862 (v 15)
      Curator's Bonds, 1834-1864 (v 9)
      Record of Master & Apprentice Bonds, 1833-1854 (v 17)
      Death Records 1883-1893 (v 26)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 1)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 7)

Grundy -
      Death Register 1883-1888 (v 18)
      Early Birth Register, 1866 (v 7)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 13)

Harrison -
      Death Register of 1883-1893 (v 20)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 28)
      Patrons of Atlas of 1876 (v 11)

Henry -
      Abstracts of Deeds, Books A & B, 1838-1840 (v 8)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 7)

Hickory -
      Index to Will Book A, 1849-1889 & Adms 1846-1863 (v 2)
      Death Register 1883-1888 (v 12)
      1850 Mortality Schedule (v 1)

Holt -
      Marriage Book B, 1846-1852 (v 2)
      Marriage Book B, cont., 1853-1860 (v 17)
      Wills "A", 1841-1860 & Bonds "B", 1849-1860 (v 22)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 28)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 14)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 8)

Howard -
      Marriage Book C, 1850-1860 (v 16)
      County Court Minutes, Book B, 1822-1823 (v 18)
      Death Register 1883-1887 (v 15)
      Early Tax List of 1817 (v 1)
      News Items from "Missouri Democrat", 1845  (v 1)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 7)
      Petition of Inhabitants, 1819 (v 30)

Howell -
      Marriage Book A, 1867-1871 (v 14)
      Registration of Dogs, 1880 (v 16)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Iron -
      Marriage Book A, 1857-1872 (v 30)
      Will Book A, 1857-1888 (v 23)
      Death Register 1883-1887 (v 7)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Jackson -
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, 1827-1848 (v 3)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, 1849-1854 (v 4)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, 1855-1860 (v 21)
      Record of Land Patents, 1832-1850 (v 14)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 8)

Jasper -
      Death Register 1883-1892 (v 22)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 6)

Jefferson -
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 22)

Johnson -
      Abstracts of Deeds, Book B, 1835-1837 (v 10)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 7)

Knox -
      Marriage Book A, 1845-1867 (v 11)
      Will Book A, 1849-1872 (v 22)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 27)
      1850 Census, Index (v 2)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Laclede -
      Marriage Book A, 1855-1870 (v 22)

Lafayette -
      Lillard Co. Deed Book A, 1820-1825 & B, 1824-25 (v 9)
      News Items from "Lexington Express", 1844-1845 (v 4)

Lawrence -
      Will Book #1, 1846-1884 (v 6)

Lewis -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1833-1863 (v 17)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 5)
      Biographical Sketches from County History (v 1)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)

Lincoln -
      Marriage Book A, beginning 1844-1859 (v 29)
      Will Books A & B, 1825-1865 (v 23)
      Early Tax List of 1821 (v 3)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 15)

Linn -
      Wills & Admr. Bonds, Book A, 1840-1860 (v 30)
      Early Birth Register, 1863 (v 11)

Livingston -
      Wills & Admr. Bonds, 1857-1863 (v 19)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 12)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1878 (v 27)
      1850 Mortality Schedule (v 1)

McDonald -
      Marriage Book A, 1865-1878 (*)
      Will Book A, 1860-1891 (v 25)
      Naturalization Papers (v 28)
      Early Settlers from County History (v 2)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Macon -
      Marriage Books B & C, 1854-1860 (v 20)
      Registry of Marks & Brands 1837-1856 (v 14)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)

Madison -
      Marriage Books A, B & C, 1818-1850 (v 21)
      Will Book A, 1822-1855 (v 6)
      Cemetery Records of Old St. Michael's Church (v 15)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 29)

Maries -
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1866-1888 (v 28)
      Death Register 1883 (v 8)
      Naturalization Papers (v 8)
      Registry of Marks & Brands, 1869-1871 (v 8)

Marion -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1827-1856 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1827-1837 (v 24)
      Early Tax List of 1827 (v 7)
      Obituaries from Palmyra "Whig", 1851-1853 (v 28)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)

Mercer -
      Guardian Bonds & Administrations, Book A, 1847-1862 (v 10)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 21)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 29)

Miller -
      Marriage Book A, 1837-1857 (v 19)
      Wills & Administrations, Book A, 1839-1872 (v 10)

Mississippi -
      Marriage Book A, 1845-1865 (v 18)

Moniteau -
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1845-1863 (v 25)
      Early Birth Record, 1868 (1 page) (v 9)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Monroe -
      Marriage Book A, 1831-49 & Death Register 1883-1885 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Book B, 1850-1856 (v 26)
      Bond Book "A", 1831-1866 (v 21)
      Registry of Marks & Brands, 1831-1868 (v 29)
      Patrons of Atlas of 1876 (v 3)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Montgomery -
      Original Land Entries of 1820 (v 8)
      Early Tax List of 1819 (v 8)
      1840 Census, Index (v 8)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Morgan -
      Will Book A, 1833-1857 (v 30)
      Patrons of Atlas of 1878 (v 7)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

New Madrid -
      Land Claims in Missouri Territory, 1798-1814 (v 1&2)
      Old Lawrence County Tax List of 1818 (v 4)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)
      Administrative Records, Book A, 1832-1846 (v 11)

Newton -
      Abstracts of Deeds, Book A, 1839-1842 (v 19)
      Death Register, 1883-1885 (v 10)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1882 (v 16)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Nodaway -
      "Men You Know - Where Born & When", Maryville Daily
           Democrat, 1890 (v 12)
      1850 & 1860 Mortality Schedules (v 8)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Oregon -
      Marriage Book A, 1845-1869 (v 19)
      Record of Administrations, 1854-1861 (v 26)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Osage -
      Marriage Book A, 1841-1861 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1841-1861 (v 17)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Ozark -
      Marriage Book A, 1858-1878 (v 24)
      Wills & Adms, Book B, 1865-1895 (v 28)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Pemiscot -
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 3)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Perry -
      Marriage Book 1, 1825-1841 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1835 - 1845 (v 24)
      Record of Early Births, about 1860 (v 6)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Pettis -
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1833-1860 (v 29)

Phelps -
      Marriage Book A, 1857-1867 (v 18)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1859-1870 (v 29)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Pike -
      Original Marriage Book 1818-1825 & "A" & "B" 1825-39 (v 14)
      Marriage Book B, cont. 1840-1851 (v 9)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1825-1835 (v 9)
      Old Probate No. 1 & Commissions, 1821-1825 (v 20)
      Record of Strays, 1822-1826 (v 20)
      Court Orders, 1821-1822 (v 20)

Platte -
      Wills & admr. Bonds, Books A & B, 1841-1861 (*)
      Naturalization Papers (v 6)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 17)
      Minutes of Flintlock Baptist Church, 1843-1914 (v 4)
      History of Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Barry, Mo.
          Published in "Liberty Tribune", 1879 (v 5)
      1860 Mortality schedule

Polk -
      Marriage Book A, 1836-1865 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1837-1854 (v 11)
      Civil War Soldiers, Discharge Papers (v 29)

Pulaski -
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1833-1875 (v 16)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Putnam -
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 8)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Ralls -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1821-1863 (*)
      Minutes of New London Baptist Church, 1840-1867 (v 16)

Randolph -
      Probate Book A, 1829-1836 (v 23)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 28)

Ray -
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1821-1852 (v 8)
      Early Tax List of 1821 (v 2)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 20)

Reynolds -
      Death Records, 1883-1886 (v 28)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Ripley -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1835-1860 (v 10)
      Death Register 1883-1892 (v 16)
      Index of 1840 Census (v 2)

Saline -
      Abstracts of Deeds, Books A, D & E, 1820-1835 (v 7)
      Early Birth Register of 1866 (v 10)

Schuyler -
      Marriage Book A, 1845-1860 (v 16)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1845-1860 (v 16)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)

Scotland -
      Marriage Book A, 1841-1857 (v 13)
      Wills, Book B, 1846-1867 (v 13)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)
      "Old Settlers Association" (v 11)

Scott -
      Marriage Book I, 1840-1855 (v 7)
      Abstracts of Wills, Book B, 1832-1848 (v 7)

Shannon -
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)
      News Items from "Current Wave" of Eminence, Missouri (v 6/pg.47)

Shelby -
      Record of Bonds, 1844-1853 (v 12)
      Registry of Marks & Brands, 1835-1850 (v 19)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1876 (v 30)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 4)

St. Charles -
      Land Claims in Missouri Territory, 1798-1814 (v 1&2)
      1836 Land Tax Book (v 28)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1875 (v 25)
      News Items from "The Missourian", 1821-1822 (v 17)

St. Clair -
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1865-1872 (v 24)
      Death Register, 1883-1887 (v 14)

St. Francois -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1836-1866 (*)
      Wills, Bonds & Adms, Book A, 1825-1852 (v 20)
      Death Register, 1883-1893 (v 5)

Ste. Genevieve -
      Marriage Book A, 1807-1866 (*)
      Land Claims in Missouri Terr., 1798-1814 (v 1&2)
      Wills & Adms, Books A & B, 1807-1855 (v 19)
      Death Records, 1883-1893 (v 10)
      Record of Wolf Scalps, 1847-1895 (v 23)

St. Louis -
      Early Land Claims in Missouri Terr., 1798-1814 (v 1&2)
      1860 Mortality Schedule for County of St. Louis (does not
            include the City of St. Louis) (v 15)
      Obituaries & Death Notices from the St. Louis Christian
            Advocate of M.E. Church, South, 1851-1860.
            (v 5, 10, 13, 18, 26, 30)

Stoddard -
      Will Book A, 1837-1860 & Adms B, 1847-1860 (v 22)
      1850 Mortality Schedule (v 1)

Stone -
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 6)

Sullivan -
      Death Register, 1883-1892 (v 15)
      Early Birth Record, beginning 1863 (v 9)

Taney -
      1840 U. S. Census, complete (v 15)
      Military Pensioners on Roll in 1883 (v 23)

Texas -
      Record of Administrations, Books A & B, 1845-1866 (v 27)
      Death Register, 1883-1890 (v 17)
      1850 Mortality Schedule (v 1) & 1860 (v 3)

Vernon -
      Marriage Book A, 1855-1869 (v 20)
      Death Register, 1883-1887 (v 16)
      Index to Early Probate Estates, beginning 1855 (v 3)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 3)

Warren -
      Marriage Books A & B, 1833-1860 (*)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1833-1844 & Book B through 1845 (12)
      Abstracts of Deeds, Book A, 1833-1835 (v 27)

Washington -
      Marriage Book A, 1825-1844 & B, 1844-1850 (v 26)
      Wills & Admr. Bonds, 1816-1853 (v 27)
      Index to 1850 Census (v 3)

Wayne -
      1840 Census, complete (v 11)

Webster -
      Wills, Bonds & Admrs, Book A, 1856-1863 (v 12)

Worth -
      Marriage Book A, 1861-1873 (v 15)
      Wills & Adms, Book A, 1861-1875 (v 15)
      Patrons for Atlas of 1877 (v 9)

Wright -
      Probate Records "B", 1864-1874 (v 25)
      1860 Mortality Schedule (v 3)


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