Ray County Missouri

Pre 1883, birth records are NOT available. The county nor the state did require a record to be kept at the county or state level. A baptism record or family Bible with a birth recorded is the only available resource for a birth record pre 1883.

Between the years of 1883 and 1890 Ray county has a few births records. A transcription can be found at the
Missouri State Archives . This is a transciption and the Ray County Genealogical Association has re-transcribed and corrected errors in the transciption of names, which has been published in our publication Ray County Reflections through several issues. If you wish to purchase a complete book of this transcription with corrections, please email us.

Birth records are available at the state level beginning in 1910 at
Vital Records

Ray County Genealogical Association

901 W. Royle

Richmond, MO 64085

© June 2008

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