Missouri Family History Societies(D-H)

This section lists associations from Douglas to Holt giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Douglas County Historical and Genealogical Society

Cumulative Indexes to the association's Journals are available on the site. 

A number of publications are available for sale, which include:

  • 1880, 1900-1920 Census Returns
  • 1930 Land Records
  • 2010 Version of Pat Carmichael's Cemetery Books
  • Cemetery Listings
  • Deaths Index 1997-2002
  • Land Owners 1964-1965
  • Marriages Index 1866-1997
  • Past Issues of their Journals
  • Video DVD of the Museum's Historical Pictures

Franklin County Historical and Genealogical Society

There is a listing of Cemeteries on the site, along with links to some sites you may find of use.  They also give links to sites that may be helpful if you wish to find out about Birth, Marriage and Death Records.  

In addition, they have information about Churches and Schools in the area.  They also have information regarding African-American History and Genealogy on the site.

The association also has a Message Board that is hosted by Rootsweb. 


Grundy County Genealogical Society

For a fee, the association is willing to check:

  • Deaths; Cemetery Death and Burial Records
  • Grundy Co. Histories 1881, 1908 and 1939
  • Marriages 1840-1921

A list of surnames researched by Members is also on the site.


Harrison County Genealogical Society

The association is located in Bethany and has a Research Centre where a number of archives are available, which include the 1876, 1898 and 1917 Atlases, Histories, Records and Newspapers.

A number of publications are also available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Bennum Funeral Home Books at Coffey
  • Harrison Co. Early History
  • High School Grads 1888-1995
  • Hill Genealogy
  • Known Burials
  • Marriages 1845-1932
  • New Hampton Centennial Review 1868-1968 Index
  • Noble Mortuary Records of New Hampton

Holt County Historical Society

The association was established in 1972 and its aim is to preserve the history of Holt Co. for future generations.

A number of resources are available in the former Benne Law Office building, 612 State St, Mound City, now owned by Nodaway Valley Bank, which include Histories, Obituaries, Family Files and other Historical Information.

They also have a number of publications for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1877, 1898, 1918 and 1952 Combined Atlases
  • Atlases
  • Big Lake History DVD - History of Big Lake 1804-2008
  • Corning Mt.Hope and Oregon Maple Grove Cemeteries
  • Gone Home Volumes 1-2
  • Holt Co. 1870 Federal Census
  • Southern Holt Co. Pioneers Trails
  • Tour Guide - Earliest Settlements