Missouri Genealogy & LDS Family History Centers

Missouri residents have joined the popular hobby of tracing their family histories, but many do not where to begin the search for their origins. The best resource for genealogy research is one of the many Missouri family history centers located throughout the state. As branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, these facilities offer access to a similar range of resources as the largest genealogy library in the world. From microfilm and print materials to the latest in computer software, you can have all of your questions answered with the information you find at these centers. Hours vary from location to location, so call before visiting.

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Kansas City Stake FHC
1415 S 19th St
Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
(816) 228-3835

Columbia Missouri Stake
4708 Highlands Pkwy
Columbia, Missouri 65203
(573) 443-2048

Excelsior Springs Ward Meetinghouse Family History Center
Rte 0, 1/2 Mi S of Hwy 10
Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024
(816) 637-8383

Church of Jesus Christ
709 Henry St
Farmington, Missouri 63640
(573) 756-6521

Saint Louis Family History Center
10445 Clayton Rd
Frontenac, Missouri 63131
(314) 933-2328

St Louis Missouri North - Hazelwood
6386 Howdershell
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
(314) 731-5373
Notes: Check http://www.familysearch.org/Search/searchfhc2.asp for updated information

Independence Family History Center
705 W Walnut
Independence, Missouri 64050
(816) 461-0245

Joplin MO Family History Center
22nd & Indiana
Joplin, Missouri 64803
(417) 623-6506

Maryville Missouri Family History Center
1721 S Munn
Maryville, Missouri 64468
(660) 582-8536
Notes: lst Church South of the High School

Moberly Missouri Family History Center
Hwy 24 E & Jones Ln
Moberly, Missouri 65270
(816) 263-5829

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Hwy 37 & Circle Dr
Monett, Missouri 65708
(417) 235-5147

Nevada MO Family History Center
1101 N Olive
Nevada, Missouri 64772
(417) 667-2781

Springfield Family History Center
1357 S Ingram Mill Rd
Springfield, Missouri 65804
(417) 887-8229

Tipton Missouri Family History Center
Hwy 5, 3 Mi S of Tipton, MO
Tipton, Missouri 65081
(660) 433-5872

Powell Memorial Library
951 W College St
Troy, Missouri 63379
(314) 528-7853
Notes: Has info for Lincoln & Pike counties of Missouri, as well as other counties. Also has lists of all cemetaries in Lincoln co. and who is buried where. Also has census records for certain years.

Washington Missouri Family History Center
110 E 14th St
Washington, Missouri 63090
(314) 239-7718

Missouri Genealogy Resources

Missouri has large genealogical collections at every level, from public libraries to state and federal archives. Microfilm Holdings Guides and Topical Guides for Missouri can be found at the Midwest Genealogy Center under the heading Resources for Genealogy and Family History. Aside from genealogical collections, there are other repositories with research facilities that might assist you in learning more about your ancestor's life. One such entity is National World War I Museum in Kansas City.

Bureau of Vital Records
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood, P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

The State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, Missouri 65201

MidWest Genealogy Center
3440 S. Lee's Summit Road
Independence, MO 64055-1923

Missouri State Genealogical Association
P.O. Box 833
Columbia, MO 65205-0833

Missouri State Archives
600 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Missouri State Library
600 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

National Archives-Central Plains Region
400 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

The Black Archives of Mid-America
2033 Vine
Kansas City, MO 64108

Presbyterian Church in America Historical Center
12330 Conway Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Missouri Genealogy Websites


Missouri USGenWeb

Cyndi's List-Missouri

FamilySearch Wiki-Missouri

Missouri Record Collections

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