Who has what records:
Clerk of the County Court: Permanent record of births, 1878-1902; Register of births and stillbirths, 1887-1907.
Recorder of Deeds: Index to deeds, 1871-1889; Deed records, 1847-1890; Quitclaim deeds, 1871-1890; Marriage records, June 1881.
Clerk of the Circuit Court: Divorces; Index to circuit court records, 1855-1892; Circuit court records, 1855-1888.
Clerk of the Probate Clerk: Index to probate records, 1853-1977; Probate records, 1857-1889; Administrator's/Executor's letters, bonds, and records, 1876-1940; Will records, 1857-1929.
Births and Death Records: Beginning in 1910 contact the Putnam County Health Deartment, 1613 Grant, P. O. Box 354, Unionville, MO 63565. 660/947-2429 Ext. 25 or 660/947-3870. Hours are from 8-4, Monday-Friday.