Ray County Genealogy

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The Ray County History of 1881, indicated that the first death in the county was that of an infant son of John and Katie Proffitt, occuring in 1816, followed soon after by the death of Peggy, daughter of Winant and Nancy Vanderpool. Both were buried on Crooked River in the Buffalo settlement.

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Death Certificates Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1961 Ray County Archives Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1961

Death Certificates Missouri Death Records Pre-1910

Ray County Pre-1910 Death Records

Missouri Pre-1910 death records

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Deaths: 1883-1886

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Ray County Courthouse

Richmond, MO 64085-1710


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Tree climber notes, Ray County, MO Includes index. Includes land records, obituaries, cemetery records, probate records, birth, marriage, death, and other genealogical records. Library has: Vols. 1-3. Lawson, Mo. : Family Tree Climbers, 1979- . FHL 977.819 D2t
Obits Obituaries from Local Papers . Obits
Social Security Social Security Death Index - Ancestry.com . SS Index

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