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State of   MISSOURI -   (The Show Me State)
      The 24th U.S. state to join the Union:   10-August-1821
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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    Missouri Indian Tribes - Native Americans who were a part of Missouri history.
    Missouri Persons of Color - This site will contain information on any P.O.C. regardess
         of ethnic origin.

Please Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.


Benton Cadets Missouri Union Volunteer Infantry - Roster and history (St. Louis area).
         Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September and October, 1861.

Civil War In Missouri - Find biographies of just about everyone who played a part in
         Missouri's Civil War (and more).

Census  (& related Lists of various kinds):
    1830 Census - Federal Census Images for Missouri Counties.
    Missouri 12th Regiment Infantry - Company G roster.
    Union Provost Marshall Papers - Missouri Digital Heritage (1861 to 1866).


Families and Surnames:
    Family Group Sheets - Counties of Missouri.
    Family Group Sheets - Family listed by Surnames in Missouri.


Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click here - (Counties we have listed),   (To list a local society, please contact us.)

Libraries & Newspapers:
    Mid-Continent Public Library - Let your imagination soar...
    Missouri Digital Heritage - (Explore our Collective Past)


Missouri History Museum - Genealogy and Local History Index provides access to the
         extensive genealogy and local history holdings at the Library and Research Center.
         (Saint Louis, MO)

National Parks, Playgrounds, Recreational Areas etc.:
    Harry S. Truman - National Historic Site. Harry Truman s story is one of hope ,
         frustration, choice & chance. As President, he took the US from its traditional
         isolationism into the age of international involvement.
    Jefferson National Expansion Memorial - (The Gateway Arch / St. Louis).
    Wilson's Creek - National Battlefield web site (Founded by business and community
         leaders in 1950, Wilson s Creek National Battlefield Foundation supports the
         Civil War battlefield that determined the fate of Missouri and endures as an integral
         part of American history.)

  • State of Missouri
  • State Capital City Jefferson City   (Capital since 1826 - located in   Cole County)

    The State name:  The Missouri Territory, and later the state, took the name of the Missouri River. The river was named for the Missouri Indians who lived along the banks. The name, Missouri, means "canoe haver."
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    County maps of Missouri
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    Union Provost Marshall Papers - Missouri Digital Heritage (1861 to 1866).
    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    * When you tell us about your Surname(s) quest, by posting your Surnames on our Message Board, we will gladly set out to find as many listings, within time, for your particular SURNAME(S). If you wish, we will also be happy to provide you with your own Ancestors listing.
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