Online Missouri Death Records and Indexes

A Genealogy Directory for St. Louis, Kansas City and the state of Missouri

Missouri Death Indexes and Newspaper Obituaries

  • Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988 (requires payment - part of an Ancestry subscription) coverage varies by county
  • Missouri Coroner's Inquest Database (historical) includes Andrew County, Cape Girardeau, Clinton County, Cole County, Greene County, Pemiscot County, Perry County, St. Charles County, St. Francois County, St. Louis, and Stoddard County. Coverage varies by county.
  • Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930 (for 15 Counties) at FamilySearch for Andrew, Audrain, Buchanan, Cape Girardeau, Clinton, Cole, Howard, Jefferson, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Morgan, Scotland, Texas, and Warren counties. Coverage varies by county.
  • Missouri Obituary Archive (recent) (you can obtain copies of the obituaries online for a fee); includes...
    • Hannibal Courier-Post (12/9/1997-Current)
    • Independence/Blue Springs/Grain Valley Examiner (9/18/1997-Current)
    • Jefferson City News-Tribune (3/5/1999-Current)
    • Joplin Globe (1/27/2005-Current)
    • Kansas City Star (1/2/1991-Current)
    • Lee's Summit Journal (3/1/2007-Current)
    • St. Joseph News-Press (10/5/2000-Current)
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1/1/1988-Current)
    • And others

Missouri Death Indexes by County (free and fee-based)

Ordering Missouri Vital Records

  • Order Missouri Vital Records by Mail (fees and restrictions apply)
  • Missouri State Archives Death Certificates 1910-1968 are available for free downloading online -- see the link in the Missouri death indexes section above
Also helpful... Missouri Genealogy Databases at Ancestry (requires payment) includes census records, WWI draft cards, WWII army enlistments, vital records, historical newspapers and city directories

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