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  • Macon County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 28, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Chariton and Randolph Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1837
    County Seat:  Macon, Missouri

    County history - Macon County is named in honor of Nathaniel Macon (1758 1837), member of the United States House of Representatives from 1791 to 1815 and who briefly served in the American Revolutionary War.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Macon County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Macon County Vital Records - Macon County Health Department, 503 North Missouri, Macon, MO 63552.

    9. Macon County - History, Records, Links


  • Madison County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Feb 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cape Girardeau and St. Genevieve Counties.
    Established:  14-Dec-1818
    County Seat:  Fredericktown, Missouri

    County history - Madison County is named in honor of James Madison (March 16, 1751  June 28, 1836) who was an American politician and political philosopher who served as the fourth President of the United States (1809 1817) and is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. The "Father of the Constitution," he was the principal author of the document. In 1788, he wrote over a third of the Federalist Papers, still the most influential commentary on the Constitution.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Madison County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Madison County Vital Records - Madison County Health Department, 806 W. College Ave, Fredericktown, MO 63645.

    9. Madison County - a list of Wills (1822-1855)


  • McDonald County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 12, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Newton County.
    Established:  03-Mar-1849
    County Seat:  Pineville, Missouri

    County history - McDonald County is named in honor of Alexander McDonald, an American Revolutionary War sergeant.

    McDonald Courthouse
    GHLL McDonald 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 - McDonald County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (McDonald County Genealogical Society / Pineville, MO)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (McDonald County Historical Society and Museum / Pineville, MO)
    7. Society/Museum/Assn - (McDonald County Historical Society Blog / Pineville, MO)
    8. US/MOGenWeb site - McDonald County Archives
    9. US/MOGenWeb - McDonald County Genealogy & History
    10. Vital Records - McDonald County Health Department, 500 Olin Street, Pineville, MO 64856.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Newton County (north), Barry County (east), Benton County, Arkansas (south),
             Delaware County, Oklahoma (west), Ottawa County, Oklahoma (northwest).
             Note:   Counties in green print are not yet linked.


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    Census Information:
        1870 Census (T) - Federal Census, McDonald County (Text: 11 pages).


  • Mercer County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 7, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Grundy County.
    Established:  14-Feb-1845
    County Seat:  Princeton, Missouri

    County history - Mercer County is named in honor of John F. Mercer (1759 1821), an American lawyer, planter, and politician from Virginia and Maryland.

    Mercer Courthouse
    GHLL Mercer 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 - Mercer County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Mercer County Genealogical and Historical Society / Princeton, MO)
    6. US/MOGenWeb site - Mercer County Archives
    7. US/MOGenWeb - Mercer County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Mercer County Health Department, 305 West Main, Princeton, MO 64673.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Decatur County, Iowa (northwest), Wayne County, Iowa (north),
             Putnam County (east), Sullivan County (southeast), Grundy County
             (south), Harrison County (west).

        Mercer County - History and Genealogy links.


  • Monroe County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 6, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Ralls County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-xxxx
    County Seat:  Paris, Missouri

    County history - Monroe County is named in honor of James Monroe (1758 1831), fifth President of the United States who helped create the Missouri Compromise.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Monroe County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Monroe County Vital Records - Monroe County Health Center, 310 North Market, Paris, MO 65275-1399.


  • Montgomery County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of St. Charles County, 14-Dec-1818.
    Established:  01-Jan-1819
    County Seat:  Montgomery City, Missouri

    County history - Montgomery County is named in honor of Richard Montgomery (December 2, 1738 - December 31, 1775), who was an Irish-born soldier who first served in the British Army. He later became a brigadier-general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and he is most famous for leading the failed 1775 invasion of Canada.

    Montgomery Courthouse
    1. Montgomery County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Montgomery County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Montgomery County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Montgomery County Historical Society & Museum
          112 West Second Street
          Montgomery City, MO 63361

    4. Montgomery County - US/MOGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Montgomery County - US/MOGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Montgomery County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Montgomery County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Montgomery County Vital Records - Montgomery County Health Department, 400 N. Salisbury, Montgomery City, MO 63361.


  • Morgan County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  May 15, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cooper County.
    Established:  15-Jan-1833
    County Seat:  Versailles, Missouri

    County history - Morgan County is named in honor of Daniel Morgan (c1736 - July 6, 1802), who was an American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia. One of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the American Revolutionary War, he later commanded the troops that suppressed the Whiskey Rebellion.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Morgan County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Morgan County Vital Records - Morgan County Health Center, 104 West Lafayette, P.O. Box 88, Versailles, MO 65084.

    9. Morgan County - County History


  • Newton County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 27, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Barry County.
    Established:  31-Dec-1838
    County Seat:  Neosho, Missouri

    County history - Newton County is named in honor of Sgt. John Newton, fictionalized hero of the Revolutionary War.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Newton County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Newton County Vital Records - Newton County Health Department, 812 W. Harmony, P.O. Box 447, Neosho, MO 64850.

    9. Newton County - History, Records, Links
    10. Local Genealogy & History - Genealogy Friends of the Library at Neosho
    11. Society/Museum/Assn - (Genealogy Friends of the Library / Neosho, MO)

      Census Information:
    12. 1850 Census (T) - Pg 1/7, Pg 2/7, Pg 3/7, Pg 4/7, Pg 5/7, Pg 6/7, Pg 7/7
    13. 1850 Census (I) - Surnames:  A - CAM, CAMP - FOU, FOUL - LSB, ISBE - McC, McCO - RIT, RITC - TAT, TAT - Z
    14. 1860 Census (T) - Pg 1/7, Pg 2/7, Pg 3/7, Pg 4/7, Pg 5/7, Pg 6/7, Pg 7/7
    15. 1860 Census (I) - 1860 Census
    16. 1900 Census - Surnames, A - LEV; Surnames, LEV - ZIR


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