Certificate Program

Complete an application for our new Certificate Program and celebrate your family history.

If your ancestor is proved to have resided in Chariton County anytime between 1812-1820 (including the part of Howard County that is now Chariton County), as their lineal descendant, you are eligible to apply for a Chariton County Territorial Certificate.

You can apply for a Pioneer Certificate if you have lineal ancestors proved to have resided in Chariton County anytime between 1821-1860.

If your lineal ancestors served in a Missouri military unit during the Civil War; was in other military units but saw service in Missouri during the Civil War; or were Civil War veterans and died and/or were buried in Chariton County, you can apply for a Civil War Service Certificate.

The cost of each certificate is $5.00. You can click the links above or contact the museum for applications. You must complete the release and make sure to give us your contact information.

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