Lookup Public Records in Putnam CountyMissouri. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Putnam County, Missouri Overview

Putnam County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1843 and named after Israel Putnam, an American army general who fought with distinction at the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War. The county seat is Unionville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 4,875 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 520 square miles of which 517 square miles is land and 2.3 square miles is water. Putnam County borders the following counties: Wayne County, Iowa to the northwest; Appanoose County, Iowa to the northeast; Schuyler County to the east; Adair County to the southeast; Sullivan County to the south and Mercer County to the west. Putnam County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 63535, 63544, 63551, 64655, 64667, 63559, 63560, 64672, 63565 and 63567. The most populated zip code is 63565.

Putnam County Circuit Clerk’s Office Information

The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is charged with the responsibility for maintaining records of the court, collections, accounting for, and disbursing all monies paid into the court; and performing other duties, as necessary to assist in the court in performing its duties. Other duties of the Circuit Clerk’s Office are:

  • Filing and processing civil and small claims petitions, issuing summonses, subpoenas, execution/ garnishments, transcript of judgments, protection orders, administrative orders and mechanic liens
  • Filing and processing traffic, water patrol, and conservation tickets. File and process misdemeanors and felonies.
  • Selecting and summoning jurors
  • Filing and processing all probate matters: adult guardianship/ conservatorship, minor guardianship/ conservatorship, decedent’s estates, creditor refusals, spouse refusals, determination of heirship, and 96 hours-mental and drug orders
  • Filing and processing of abuse/neglect, delinquency, paternity, and adoption cases
  • Processing passport applications

    The physical address of the Putnam County Circuit Clerk’s Office is:

    Putnam County Courthouse, Room 204
    1601 Main Street
    Unionville, MO 63565
    Phone: (660) 947-2071
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Mitzi Shipley is the Circuit Clerk of Putnam County. She can be contacted at (660) 947-2071.

    Putnam County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

    The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for recording and preserving documents pertaining to land records and real estate transactions. The Recorder of Deeds Office provides data about real estate transactions in a historical perspective. The documents that are recorded at the Recorder of Deeds Office include deeds, deeds of trust, releases, easements, surveys, plats, restrictions, cemetery deeds, wills, road right of ways, articles of incorporation, patents, affidavits and marriage license information. The Recorder also issues and marriage licenses, and issues military discharges. Records maintained at Recorder of Deeds Office are public records and are open to the public for inspection.

    The physical address of the Putnam County Recorder of Deeds Office is:

    Putnam County Courthouse, Room 202
    1601 Main Street
    Unionville, MO 63565
    Phone: (660) 947-3295
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Jeneen Roof is the Recorder of Deeds of Putnam County. She can be contacted at (660) 947-3295.

    Putnam, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20094,849
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009600
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009119
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200954
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,230
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009636
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200962
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009230
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009115
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009583
    Putnam County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Putnam County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
    State Law:Marriage – Title 93, Ch. 1
    All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
    Office:Putnam County Marriage License
    Location:1600 Main Street, Unionville, Missouri, 63565
    Phone:660-947-3295

    Putnam County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 1604 Main St #204, Unionville, MO 63565, United States
    Phone: 660-947-2674

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