As St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds, an elected statutory county office, Sharon Quigley Carpenter is administrator of St. Louis City's library of public records on the nearly 250-year history of the people and property of St. Louis. She is responsible for land deed and military discharge recordation, marriage license issuance, document preservation, and public access to records dating 1765 to present.
As Vital Records Registrar, an appointed statutory county office under the Missouri Department of Health, she administers a copy center for birth and death records for St. Louis City as well as Missouri's other 114 counties.
Mary Sharon Quigley was born in St. Louis City in 1941 to Robert J. and Veronica M. (nee Gallagher) Quigley, the eldest of four children. She has resided her entire life in the City's 23rd Ward, growing up in the Clifton Heights Neighborhood and raising her children in the Lindenwood Park Neighborhood. She graduated from Epiphany Grade School in 1955 and from Bishop DuBourg High School in 1959. After attending Harris Stowe Teachers College, she taught social studies in Catholic schools.
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How to obtain a copy of a death certificate
Direct Land Record Search
A free, online search of recorded land documents
Domestic Partnership Registry
The Domestic Partnership Registry is a record of registered domestic partners (same-sex or heterosexual) in the city of St. Louis established and protected under City Ordinance.
Marriage License application requirements and information on obtaining copies
Recorder of Deeds Documents
Recorder of Deeds and Vital Records Registrar Documents
Archives Department - Recorder of Deeds
Genealogy and Historical Research Resources
Imaging and Microfilm Department
Imaging and Microfilm Department of the Recorder of Deeds
Land Records Department - Recorder of Deeds
Deed Recording and Land Records Copies, Deeds, Mortgages, Liens, and Subdivision Plats Records available through the Recorder of Deeds
Marriage Records Department
Marriage Records, Marriage License Issuance and Copies
Vital Records Department
Vital Records Department comprises the Birth, Death, and Veterans Records Departments
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