Genealogy Resources

Most of the library’s genealogical resources are housed with the Nodaway County Genealogical Society in the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum located at
110 N. Walnut
Maryville, MO 64468
Museum website:

The Nodaway County Historical Society Museum's hours of operation are
Tuesday to Friday
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays by appointment only

The Genealogy Library is open from March 2 through November 30.

Nodaway County Genealogical Society can be reached at the following email address:

Other Contacts:

Letha Marie (Shull) Mowry
Research Secretary, Nodaway County Genealogical Society
417 S. Walnut, Maryville, MO 64468

Sandra Smail
Recorder of Deeds, Nodaway County
Nodaway County Courthouse, 305 North Main Street
Maryville, Missouri 64468
(660) 582-5711
Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Nodaway County marriage licenses, military discharge records, real estate documents.

Online Genealogy Resources:

Billions of names and millions of records can be researched. Searching the 1880 Federal Census is quick and easy.

This internet site is considered the oldest and among the top free places for researchers. RootsWeb has nearly 400 million family records available. This site is an affiliate of Ancestry.Com

The Family Search site is free to anyone wanting to do family research. It is maintained by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City, Utah. With more then 2.5 rolls of microfilm, it is the largest family history repository in the United States.

Missouri Digital Heritage: Death Certificate Database, 1910-1958

An additional genealogical resourse is available online at: