Missouri Family History Societies (P-Q)

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

County Societies

Phelps County Genealogical Society

A list of Old Marriage Licences is available.

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

  • 1860-1930 Census Returns
  • 1890 Tax List
  • 1910 and 1920 Census Returns for Spring Creek Township
  • Bushwhacker Book by George Clint Arthur
  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Every Name Index to Will Books A, B and C
  • Funeral Home Books
  • Hello from Newburg: Bicentennial City 1776-1976
  • Heritage Books
  • History of Newburg in Pictures

Publications available for sale also include:

  • The Iron Sounds of Summer and The Branch of My Planting
  • Land Entries
  • Marriages 1857-1910
  • Newburg's First Hundred Years 1884-1984
  • Obituaries and Death Notices from Rolla Weekly Herald 1890-1899
  • Phelps County, Missouri - Historic Prints
  • Phelps County's Township School Patents
  • Probate Records
  • Shadows of Our Travelling
  • Tax Records
  • Towns of Rochester in Phelps County

Pike County Genealogical Society

A number of databases and resources are on the site, which include Obituaries, Marriage Announcements made in Newspapers and Census Returns.

There is also a link to a site where you can find Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1955. 

A list of Pike Co. Cemeteries is also on the site.

The association has a Library where a number of archives are accessible, which incorporate:

  • Births, Marriages and Deaths
  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Church Registers
  • Family Histories
  • Missouri Pioneers
  • Newspapers
  • School Records

Numerous publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Census Returns
  • Funeral Home Books
  • Graveyard Transcriptions
  • Pike Co. and Surrounding Area Obituaries 1875-1949
  • Weddings 1851-1865

A list of surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.


Platte County Historical and Genealogical Society

The association has a Library where a number of documents are accessible.  A list of Platte Co. Cemeteries is also accessible.

Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1877 and 1907 Historical Atlases
  • 1929 Historical and Genealogical Review of the area
  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Federal Census Returns
  • Marriages 1839-1885
  • Mortality Schedules
  • Platte Co. 1897 Annals
  • Platte Co. Records 1839-1849
  • Sexton's Accounts
  • Weston Township Cemeteries

Polk County Genealogical Society

The association has a Library where many archives are available, which include:

  • Abstracts of Judgements
  • Bond Books
  • Circuit Court Record Books
  • City Licences and Case Account Books
  • Deeds
  • Family Histories
  • Land Assessment
  • Mortgage Documents
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Assessment
  • School Registers
  • Teacher Certificates

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate: 

  • Court and City Papers
  • Deaths
  • Divorces
  • Graveyard Transcripts
  • Land and Deed Documents
  • Maps and Charts
  • School and Church Registers
  • Weddings