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

Cedar County, Missouri Overview

Cedar County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1845 and named after the abundance of Eastern Red Cedar trees. The county seat is Stockton. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 13,913 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 499 square miles of which 474 square miles is land and 24 square miles is water. Cedar County borders the following counties: St. Clair County to the north; Polk County to the east; Dade County to the south; Hickory County to the northeast and Vernon County to the west. Cedar County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 65601, 65635, 65640, 64744, 65649, 65674, 64756, 64784 and 65785. The most populated zip code is 64744.

Cedar County Circuit Clerk’s Office Information

The Circuit Clerk is the appointing authority of the Circuit, Associate & Probate Courts. The Circuit Clerk is also the “Keeper of the Records”. The responsibility of a Circuit Clerk is to receive new filings of civil lawsuits, criminal cases, and domestic relations matters. The Circuit Clerk assists pro se litigants and people seeking an ex parte’ order of protection, assists the Judges in the courtroom by recording hearings and swearing in witnesses during a trial. The Circuit Clerk is also held responsible for calling in jurors to serve on a jury trial and coordinate with the Judge and attorneys through the trial and collecting and paying out fees appropriately that are collected during each month. The Clerk must have financial responsibility and able to report those fees to the proper entity.

The mailing address of the Cedar County Circuit Clerk’s Office is:

P.O. Box 665
Stockton, MO 65785

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

113 South Street
Stockton, MO 65785
Phone: (417) 276-6700 Ext. 230/234
Fax: (417) 276-5001
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Melinda Gumm is the Cedar County Circuit Clerk. She can be contacted at (417) 276-6700 Ext. 230/234.

Cedar County Circuit Clerk’s Office Staffs:

Stacie Spurgeon, Deputy Clerk
Sarah Turner, Deputy Probate Clerk
Marla Uptegrove, Deputy Clerk

Cedar County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for the recording and maintenance of documents primarily in real estate and the issuance of marriage licenses. Documents that are primarily recorded 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. This office also files and maintains federal and state tax liens and military discharges. Researchers from all over the United States come into the Recorder’s Office’s to do genealogy on Family History.

The Cedar County Recorder of Deeds Office allows individuals to research and view the recorded documents online. The link is given below:

The physical address of the Cedar County Recorder’s Office is:

113 South Street
Stockton, MO 65785
Email: cedar@sos.mo.gov
Phone: (417) 276-6700 Ext. 246 & 247
Fax: (417) 276-5499
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Carole Wilkerson is the Recorder of Deeds. She can be contacted at (417) 276-6700 Ext. 246 & 247 or emailed at cedar@sos.mo.gov

Cedar County Recorder of Deeds Office Staff:

Melissa Heskett, Deputy Recorder

Cedar, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200915,293
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,666
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009355
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,727
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009416
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,389
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009269
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200990
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009371
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009163
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009110
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,486
Cedar County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Cedar 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:Cedar County Marriage License
Location:113 South Street, Stockton, Missouri, 65785
Phone:417-276-6700

Cedar County Recorder’s Office

Address: 113 South Street Stockton, MO 65785, USA
Tel. 417.276.6700 Ext. 246 & 247

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