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  • Dade County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 28, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Barry and Polk Counties.
    Established:  29-Jan-1841
    County Seat:  Greenfield, Missouri

    County history - Dade County is named in honor of Major Francis L. Dade of Virginia, who was killed in the Seminole War in 1835.

    Dade Courthouse
    1. Dade County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Dade County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Dade County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Dade County Genealogical Society / Greenfield, MO)
    4. Dade County - USGenWeb/MOGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Dade County - USGenWeb/MOGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Dade County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..

    8. Dade County - History, Records, Links



  • Daviess County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 16, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Ray County.
    Established:  29-Dec-1836
    County Seat:  Gallatin, Missouri

    County history - Daviess County is named in honor of Major Joseph Hamilton Daveiss (March 4, 1774 - November 6, 1811) commanded the Dragoons of the Indiana Militia at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Although the correct spelling of his name appears to be "Daveiss", it is uniformly spelled "Daviess" in places named for him.

    Daviess Courthouse
    GHLL Daviess County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Daviess County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Daviess County Historical Society / Gallatin, MO)
    6. US/MOGenWeb site - Daviess County Archives
    7. US/MOGenWeb - Daviess County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Daviess County Health Department, 609A South Main, Gallatin, MO 64640.

    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Daviess County - History

    Census Information:
        1840 Census (T) - Federal Census, Daviess County (Text: 1 page).


  • DeKalb County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 1, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Clinton County.
    Established:  25-Feb-1845
    County Seat:  Maysville, Missouri

    County history - DeKalb County is named in honor of American Revolutionary War general Johann de Kalb (1721 1780). Baron deKalb was a German-born officer who served with the French Army and was killed in the American Revolution.

    DeKalb Courthouse
    1. DeKalb County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. DeKalb County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. DeKalb County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (DeKalb County Historical Society / Maysville, MO)
    4. DeKalb County - US/MOGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. DeKalb County - US/MOGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. DeKalb County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. DeKalb County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. DeKalb County Vital Records - Tri-County Health Department, 302 North Park, Stanberry, MO 64489.

    9. DeKalb County - History and Genealogy (and other links)


  • Dent County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 6, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Crawford and Shannon Counties.
    Established:  10-Feb-1851
    County Seat:  Salem, Missouri

    County history - Dent County is named in honor of Lewis Dent, an early settler and who was the county's first representative to the legislature.

    Dent Courthouse
    1. Dent County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Dent County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Dent County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Dent County - US/MOGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Dent County - US/MOGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Dent County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Dent County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Dent County Vital Records - Dent County Health Center, 601 South MacArthur, Salem, MO 65560.

    9. Dent County - History and Genealogy (and links).


  • Dunklin County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 16, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Stoddard County, 1843.
    Established:  14-Feb-1845
    County Seat:  Kennett, Missouri

    County history - Dunklin County is named in honor of Daniel Dunklin (January 14, 1790  August 25, 1844), the fifth Governor of Missouri from 1832 to 1836. He was born in 1790 in Greenville, South Carolina, and died in 1844 near Herculaneum, Missouri, where he is buried. His grave is a state historic site and interprets Dunklin's role as the Father of Public Schools, as well as offering a scenic overlook of the Mississippi River.

    Dunklin Courthouse
    GHLL Dunklin County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Dunklin County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Dunklin County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/MOGenWeb site - Dunklin County Archives
    7. US/MOGenWeb - Dunklin County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Dunklin County Health Department, 1051 Jones Street, Kennett, MO 63857.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
              Stoddard County (north), New Madrid County (northeast), Pemiscot County (east), Mississippi County, Arkansas (southeast), Craighead County, Arkansas (south), Greene County, Arkansas (southwest), Clay County, Arkansas (west), Butler County (northwest).
               Note:   County names in black print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                  clickable (meaning linked).

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  • Greene County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Feb 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Crawford and Wayne Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1833
    County Seat:  Springfield, Missouri

    County history - Greene County is named in honor of Nathanael Greene (August 7, 1742 - June 19, 1786), a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War.

    Greene Courthouse
    1. Greene County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Greene County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Greene County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Greene County Historical Society / Springfield, MO)
    4. Greene County - US/MOGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Greene County - US/MOGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Greene County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Greene County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Greene County Vital Records - Greene County Recorder, 940 Boonville, Springfield, MO 65802.

    9. Greene County - Divorce Records 1837-1920
    10. Greene County - Plat Book Index
    11. Society/Museum/Assn - (Ozarks Genealogical Society Blog / Springfield, MO)


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