Historical and Genealogical Societies

Lewis County Historical Society
112 North Fourth Street
Canton, MO 63435
Phone: (573) 288-5713

Center for Living History Preservation
Route 2, Box 226A
Canton, MO 63435
Phone: (573) 288-3995

Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society
112 North Fourth Street
Canton, MO 63435
Phone: (573) 288-5713

If you contact one or all of these historical groups, let them know you got the information from the Lewis County MOGenWeb Genealogy page!

County Courthouse

Lewis County Courthouse
100 E. Lafayette
Monticello, MO 63457

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Jan Geisendorfer, Circuit Clerk
PO Box 8
Monticello MO 63457
573-767-5352
Jan.Geisendorfer@courts.mo.gov

Coroner
Larry Arnold, Coroner
1100 White St.
Canton MO 63435
573-288-4488

County Clerk
Chris Flanagan, County Clerk
PO Box 67
Monticello MO 63457
573-767-5205 – Fax 573-767-8245
lewis@sos.mo.gov

Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to Noon, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sell County plat books $20, wall maps $40/$50 & county road maps $5
Birth & Death Records 1883 – 1887 very limited

Recorder of Deeds
Amy (Hudson) Parrish, Recorder of Deeds
PO Box 97
Monticello MO 63457
573-767-5440
Records Deeds & Marriage Licenses

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