Gentry County Library Genealogy




The Gentry County Library Genealogy Collection consists of a great number of Missouri County Histories including; Gentry, Worth, Nodaway, Harrison, DeKalb, Davies, and Andrew.


Gentry and Worth County indexes to early land records, births, deaths, and marriages Including:



Gentry County newspapers on microfilm include:

Albany Capitol 1903-1933

Albany Ledger Aug. 1868-2002

Darlington Record 1891-1907

McFall Mirror Nov. 23 1898 - Dec. 31 1902

Stanberry Headlight 1926-1988

Stanberry Herald Jan. 1914 - Dec. 31 1925

Stanberry Owl Aug. 1902  - Aug. 21 1913

 Death notices for Gentry and Worth Counties

on Microfilm furnished by the local chapter of the DAR

Census Records on Microfilm 

MO - 1830

Andrew County 1840-1930

DeKalb County 1850-1930

Gentry County 1840-1930

Harrison County 1850-1930

Nodaway County 1850-1930

Worth County 1840-1930


  Heritage Quest
Find ancestors and relatives in the complete set of US Federal Census Records from 1790-1930. Find information on people and places described in over 25,000 family and local histories. Contains genealogy & local history book collection and getting started guides.




If you have questions about our resources (Note: We are Heritage Quest subscribers you need library card number for access) please call Lana Smith Genealogy Dept.             (660) -783 - 2335

or e-mail us at

Limited research assistance is available depending on 

staffing schedules.



Small Sampling of Genealogy Collection

The Genealogy Room is a large comfortable area that houses a special collection of Genealogical and Historical Information, including a large collection of Missouri County and Community Histories. We have Two Microfilm Reader Printers, CCTV, and a Reading Machine for the visually impaired.  We look forward to your visit!

Gentry and Worth County

Cemetery Transcriptions

completed and made available courtesy of 

Mr. Ben Glick 


High Ridge Cemetery Transcriptions

courtesy of Mr. Don Raymond


 Partial Listing of

Gentry County Obituaries

Obituaries from Surrounding Counties, Including some Gentry

Compiled and graciously shared by Mr. Don Raymond



A number of  tombstone photos from

Andrew County Cemeteries

Provided by Monica (Schrimer) Eshelman







Cyndi's List  of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

The USGenWeb Archives Digital Map Library - Missouri State Maps

Missouri State Historical Society

Missouri State Archives





A Guide to Missouri Genealogy

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