Resources for Livingston County, MO Research
County Seat: Chillicothe, Missouri
The town of Chillicothe is located at the junction of Highways 36 and 65. It is in the center of Livingston county and is a town with a population between 14-15,000 people.
Address: 700 Webster Street; Chillicothe, Missouri 64601;
Telephone: (660) 646-0166The courthouse has the following record types:
- Birth records from 1883 to 1891
- Death records from 1883 to 1890
- Land records from 1837 to present
- Probate records from 1837 to present
- Court records from 1837 to present
Address: 450 Locust Street, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601
- Heritage Quest Online - some census records, Revolutionary War Pension files; county histories; PERSI, other.
- Livingston County History
- Historic newspapers - available on microfilm
- The George W. Somerville Room contains materials not only related to Livingston County history, but also records from other counties.
- The Library has for sale a publication called, “Getting Started In Genealogy” that has some tips and worksheets to assist with gathering information.
Address: 1401 Forest Drive in ChillicotheThe museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m.
NewspaperChillicothe - Constitution - Tribune - Address: 818 Washington Street; P.O. Box 707; Chillicothe, Missouri 64601; Telephone: 660-646-2411
Heritage Funeral Home - 3414 N. Washington Street, Chillicothe, (660) -646-6600
Lindley Funeral Home - 910 Washington Street; Chillicothe, (660) 646-4857
Norman-Wagy-Gordon Funeral Home - 910 Washington Street; Chillicothe, (660) 646-4417
Other helpful information:
Missouri Department of Vital Records
Mailing Address: PO Box 570; Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0570 Telephone: (573) 751-6400
- Births: 1910 to present
- Deaths: 1910 to present
- Marriages: July 1, 1948 to present
- Divorces: July 1, 1948 to present
Don't miss the Missouri Secretary of State Online Database for Missouri Birth Records and Death Certificates. Note: This site should not be overlooked. It is the best resource for Missouri Death Records!!.
The State Historical Society of Missouri
Address:1020 Lowry Street Columbia, Missouri 65201-7298 Telephone: (800) 747-6366 (573) 882-7083 Fax: (573) 884-4950
Links to other sites about Livingston County
- Cemetery Workshop - Online name database -- purpose of site is to sell CD's containing burial information - many Livingston County Cemeteries completed.
Note to Contributors to this Site!
If you have information to contribute, please e-mail me: Sharlene Miller with your information and if it is appropriate, I will be happy to add it to the website.