Useful Genealogical Research Addresses/Telephones in St. Louis

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Cemetery Records in St. Louis

Bellefontaine Cemetery Association 4947 West Florissant Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63115. The city's largest public cemetery.
(314) 381-0750
Resurrection and Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemeteries Catholic Cemeteries of St. Louis, 6901 McKenzie, St. Louis MO 63123.
(314) 352-5300
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery 101 Memorial Drive, St. Louis, MO 63125
(314) 263-8691
See http://www.interment.net/data/us/mo/stlouis/jeffbarr/ for all interments online.
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum 5239 West Florissant Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63115. The City's largest Roman Catholic cemetery.
(314) 381-1313
All Catholic Archdiocesan burial records indices are now online at http://www.stlcathcem.com/

Church Records in St. Louis

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints Genealogical Branch Library, 10445 Clayton Road, Frontenac, Mo. 63131. (314) 993-2328
The Midwest Jesuit Archives 4511 West Pine Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63108-2191, telephone (314) 361-7765 FAX (314) 758-7182. E-mail: archives@jesuits-mis.org, Archivist: The Rev. William Mugan, SJ, Archivist Emeritus: The Rev. William B. Faherty, SJ, Associate Archivists: Ms. Nancy Merz
Roman Catholic Church Archdiocesan Archives 7800 South Laclede Station Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63119. Note: The entire Archdiocesan collection of microfilmed sacramental records are available at the St. Louis County Library.
Lutheran Archives (For the Missouri Synod) Concordia Historical Institute, 801 DeMun Ave., St. Louis, Mo. 63105
(314) 505-7900
Web Site: http://chi.lcms.org/ and www.csl.edu
E-Mail: chi@chi.lcms.org
Eden Theological Seminary (Luhr Library) (Evangelical/Reformed) 475 East Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 961-3627
United Church of Christ Archives - Eden Theological Seminary (Evangelical/Reformed) Luhr Library - 475 East Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119-3192
(314) 961-3627
Missouri Baptist Historical Society - Archives William Jewell College, Memorial Library, Liberty, MO 64068
Episcopal Diocese of Missouri 1210 Locust, St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 231-1220
Southern Baptist Archives Southwest Baptist College Library, Bolivar, MO 65613

Libraries and Research

Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center of St. Louis Missouri Historical Society, P.O.Box 11940, St. Louis, Mo. 63112
(314) 746- 4599
FAX: (314) 746-4548
University of Missouri St. Louis- Thomas Jeffrson Library - Special Collections - Mercantile Library 8001 Natural Bridge, St. Louis, MO 63121-4499
St. Louis County Library 1640 South Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131. (314) 994-3300.
A website of their holdings can be seen at http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/
St. Charles County Public Library 2323 Elm, St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 946-6294
Mid-Continent Public Library Genealogy and Local History Department, 317 West U.S. 24 Hwyth Highway, Independence, MO 64050
(816) 252-0950
http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/ge
E-Mail: ge_librarian@mcpl.lib.mo.us
St. Louis Public Library History and Genealogy Department, 1301 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 539-0385
For cost and E-Mail address see http://www.slpl.lib.mo.us/using/refcost.htm

Genealogical Societies in St. Louis Metro Area

Jefferson County (MO) Genealogical SocietyC/O Jefferson County Library, 3033 High Ridge Blvd, High Ridge, MO 63049 (636) 677-8186
http://www.rootsweb.com/~mojeffer/jcm.htm
cosmergen@ninenet.com
St. Clair County (IL) Genealogical SocietyP.O. Box 431, Belleville, Il. 62221.
http://www.stclair-ilgs.org/stchome.htm
St. Louis Genealogical Society#4 Sunnen Drive, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO63143.
314-647-8547
St. Louis City - MOGenWeb Page http://www.rootsweb.com/~mocstlou/

St. Louis City Records

St. Louis City Archival LibraryRoom 1, City Hall, Tucker Blvd. (12th) and Market Sts., St. Louis, Mo. 63103. See http://stlouis.genealogyvillage.com/recorder.htm for complete list of records available. Includes death records, marriage certificates, and birth records.
Divorce RecordsCircuit Clerk's Office, lst Floor, Civil Courts Bldg., Tucker Blvd. (12th) and Market Sts., St. Louis, Mo. 63103 (314) 622-4156
Land RecordsRecorder of Deeds, City Hall, Tucker Blvd. (12th) and Market Sts., St Louis, Mo. 63103. Index to property deeds from 1790.
Naturalization Records Circuit Clerks Office, lst Floor, Civil Courts Blvd., 12th at Market St., St. Louis, Mo. 63103. Naturalization records before 1906. Court Archives: (314) 622-4433. For Naturalization applications and records after 1906 you need to contact National Archives Records Administration, Central Plains Region, 2312 East Bannister, Kansas City 64131. (816) 926-6934.
Probate Records Office of the Probate Court, 10th Floor, Civil Courts Bldg., Tucker Blvd. (12th) and Market Sts., St. Louis, Mo. 63103. All city records, and county records from 1800 to 1876. (314) 622 4301.

The St. Louis probate records (http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/stlprobate/) dating from 1802 to 1900 are available online at Missouri Archives St. Louis Probate Records.
City of St. Louis Medical Examiner City of St. Louis Medical Examiner's office, 1300 Clark Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63101-2718. Phone: 314 622-4971. They charge $4.00 for the first page, and $2.00 for each additional page.

St. Louis County Records

St. Louis County Web Page http://www.co.st-louis.mo.us/
Divorce Records Circuit Clerk's Office, St. Louis County Courthouse, 7900 Carondelet Ave., Clayton, MO (314) 615-8036
Marriage Licenses Recorder of Deeds, New Government Center, 41 South Central Ave., Clayton, Mo. 63105. St Louis County marriage licenses since 1876. (314) 889-2180.
Probate Records Office of the Probate Court, County Court House, 7900 Carondelet Ave., Clayton, Mo. 63105. County records from 1876. (314) 889-2629.
Vital Records County Health Dept, 111 South Meramec Ave., Clayton, Mo. 63105. Birth and death from 1920. Call for current fees. (314) 854-6687.

Madison (IL) County Records

Divorce Records Clerk of Circuit Courts, c/o Family Division, 155 N. Main St., Edwardsville, IL 62025, 618-692-6240

General Missouri Records

Vital Records Information - Missouri vitalrec.com/mo.html
Vital Records - Missouri Missouri Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records, (930 Wildwood), PO Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102, (573) 751-6387.
For post-1910 certified copies of Missouri birth and death records and certified statements relating to Missouri marriages and dissolution of marriages

Military Records in St. Louis

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) is one of NARA's regional records services facilities. The center contains federal military and civilian personnel records at two facilities in St. Louis, Missouri: the Civilian Personnel Records (CPR) Building and the Military Personnel Records (MPR) Building
Military Personnel Records 9700 Page Ave., St. Louis, MO 63132-5100; Tel. 314-538-4271
http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/get-service-records.html