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                    Genealogical Society, Inc. Headquartered in Bolivar,
                    Missouri, United States of America


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The pages will be updated periodically--please check the date at the bottom of each page to see when the most recent update has taken place.

Polk County Circuit Court Records Index 1835-1900
Now available for research!
These are records of individuals committed
to state hospitals and sanatoriums.

Obituary File Index
updated December 2015

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Funeral Card Index
added December 2015
Microfilm Index at the PCGS Library
updated October 2010


PROBATE RECORDS AVAILABLE AT PCGS on microfilm
Index
added December 2015

Will Book Index
Library Holdings Index
updated September 2010

1-10 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Archives Holdings Index
updated 1 May 2009

jump right to A-K or L-Z or Open Shelves Holdings
INDEX of the Polk County History Book #1
Click here to check the index of History Book
Finding Aids
Resources covering the archived collections
INDEX of the Polk County History Book #2
Click here to check the index of History Book


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know if we can help you with your search.
Remember to please be specific with your request, giving the full name of
the person you are looking for, with any relevant dates and Polk County place locations. Email
info@pcgsmo.com


 RESEARCH PRICE CHART



RECORD TYPE
SEARCH FEE
COPY/IMAGE FEE
POSTAGE FEE
*Discount
  
In-House Search
includes these resources:
  • Ancestry.com or other website
    print-out*
  • Cemetery Books
  • Census/other books
  • Family Files (file cabinets)  
  • Family Histories^
    (indexed & non-indexed)
  • Library Holding book
  • Marriage Records
$5.00

$0.50 per page

Five (5) sheets/pages
included with fee;
more than 5 pages = 
large envelope, $3.00

members--
0.25 cents
per page

       *print outs for those with no access to Internet resources
       ^Will NOT copy entire book


RECORD TYPE SEARCH FEE COPY/IMAGE FEE POSTAGE FEE *Discount
 
Archival Book / *Collection
$5.00
0.50 per page
if item can be copied safely;
otherwise 0.50 per page
of transcription or digital image
--no photocopies
if it will damage the item

Five (5) sheets/pages
included with fee;
more than 5 pages = 
large envelope, $3.00

n/a

*Will NOT copy entire collection


RECORD TYPE SEARCH FEE COPY/IMAGE FEE POSTAGE FEE *Discount
 
Court Case

$10.00

First 5 (five) pages included
-- $0.50 per page thereafter
n/a
n/a
 

Probate Record / *Will
(on microfilm)



$10.00 First 5 (five) pages included
-- $0.50 per page thereafter
n/a n/a
*Probate files may or may not include a will. Many people died without making a will.


RECORD TYPE SEARCH FEE COPY/IMAGE FEE POSTAGE FEE *Discount
 
Obituary
Price depends on
number of obits
requested:
1-5 = $5.00 each 
6-10 = $4.00 each
10+ = $3.50 each

n/a (included with search
& retrieval fee)
n/a (included with
search & retrieval fee)
bulk discount
 
* Death Notice
$2.50
n/a (included with search
& retrieval fee)
Send SASE
with payment

(self-addressed
stamped envelope)
n/a
* A death notice differs from an obituary; it usually only includes two or three lines of print.


RECORD TYPE SEARCH FEE COPY/IMAGE FEE POSTAGE FEE *Discount
 
Newspaper / Other Microfilm
$5.00
$0.50 per page

Five (5) sheets/pages
included with fee;
more than 5 pages = 
large envelope, $3.00

members--
0.25 cents
per page
 
Deed/Land Record


$5.00
(offsite search)


Price will be
whatever the charge
is per copies

at courthouse
or other facility


Five (5) sheets/pages
included with fee;
more than 5 pages = 
large envelope, $3.00

n/a
  Marriage
$5.00
(offsite search)
Price will be
whatever the charge
is per copies

at courthouse
or other facility

Five (5) sheets/pages
included with fee;
more than 5 pages = 
large envelope, $3.00

members--
0.25 cents
per page
 
Cemetery visit/picture
$5.00
(offsite search)
$2.00 per picture
large envelope or
photo mailer, $3.00

n/a


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