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  • Taney County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 5, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Greene County, 1835.
    Established:  04 or 06-Jan-1837
    County Seat:  Forsyth, Missouri

    County history - Taney County is named in honor of Roger Brooke Taney (1777 1864), eleventh United States Attorney General and fifth Chief Justice of the United States.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Taney County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Taney County Vital Records - Taney County Clerk, address, address, address.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (White River Valley Historical Society / Forsyth, MO)
    10. Taney County - History, Records, Links

      Census Information:
    11. 1850 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census Taney County, Missouri (Index: 5 pgs / Text: 8 pgs / Notes: 1 pg)


  • Texas County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Feb 20, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Wright and Shannon Counties.
    Established:  14-Feb-1845
    County Seat:  Houston, Missouri

    County history - Texas County:  When formed on 17-Feb-1843, was named after William H. Ashley, the first lieutenant governor of Missouri, but when the county was officially organized on February 14, 1845, it was renamed for the Republic of Texas.

    Texas Courthouse
    GHLL Texas County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. American History & Genealogy Project - Texas County AHGP
    3. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    4. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    5. Genealogy Forum - Texas County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Ozarks Genealogical Society (Blog) / Springfield, MO)
    7. US/MOGenWeb site - Texas County Archives
    8. US/MOGenWeb - Texas County Genealogy & History
    9. 1Vital Records - Texas County Health Department, 402 South First St., Houston, MO 65483.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Pulaski County (north), Phelps County (north), Dent County (northeast), Shannon
                County
    (east), Howell County (south), Douglas County (southwest), Wright County
             (west), Laclede County (northwest):

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        Texas County - History, Records, Links.

    Census Information:
        1900 Census (T) - Federal Census, Texas County, ED-133 (Text: 6 pages).


  • Vernon County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Feb 7, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Bates County on 17-Feb-1851.
    Established:  27-Feb-1855
    County Seat:  Nevada, Missouri

    County history - Vernon County is named in honor of Miles Vernon, Missouri legislator. The original law establishing Vernon County was approved on February 17, 1851, but was later declared to be unconstitutional in that the boundaries described were identical to those of Bates County.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Vernon County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Vernon County Vital Records - Vernon County Health Dept, 301 N. Washington, P.O. Box 486, Nevada, MO 64772.

    9. Vernon County - History, Records, Links

      Census Information:
    10. Vernon County - 1883 Pensioners on the Roll
    11. 1860 Census (I) and (T) - 5 pages of Index and 12 pages of Text files, including Twps of:  Montevallo, Center, Deerfield,
               Harrison, Drywood, Clear Creek, Little Osage & Henry.
    12. 1938 Census (T) - many files of the entire county, includes Center Township & Twps of:  Montevallo, Center, Deerfield,
               Harrison, Drywood, Clear Creek, Little Osage & Henry.


  • Warren County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 23, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Montgomery County.
    Established:  05-Jan-1833
    County Seat:  Warrenton, Missouri

    County history - Warren County is named in honor of Dr. Joseph Warren (June 11, 1741  June 17, 1775) was an American doctor and a Major General during the American Revolutionary War. He is remembered for playing a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston and for his death as a volunteer private soldier at the Battle of Bunker Hill while also serving as chief executive of the revolutionary Massachusetts government.

    Warren Courthouse
    GHLL Warren 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 - Warren County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Innsbrook Historical Society / Innsbrook, MO)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Warren County Historical Society / Warrenton, MO)
          Warren County Genealogical Society
          P.O. Box 92
          Warrenton, MO 63383

    7. US/MOGenWeb site - Warren County Archives
    8. US/MOGenWeb - Warren County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Warren County Health Department, 104 W. Booneslick, Suite H, Warrenton, MO 63383.

    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Warren County - History and more.


  • Washington County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 23, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Sainte Genevieve County, 01-Nov-1813.
    Established:  21-Aug-1813
    County Seat:  Potosi, Missouri

    County history - Washington County is named in honor of George Washington (1732 - 1799), commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War and first President of the United States.

    Washington Courthouse
    GHLL Washington 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 - Washington County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Mine Au Breton Historical Society / Potosi, MO)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Washington Historical Society & Museums / Washington, MO)
    7. US/MOGenWeb site - Washington County Archives
    8. US/MOGenWeb - Washington County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Washington County Health Department, 520 Purcell Drive, Potosi, MO 63664.

    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Washington County - History and more.


  • Wayne County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 24, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cape Girardeau and Lawrence Counties, 11-Dec-1818.
    Established:  01-Feb-1819
    County Seat:  Greenville, Missouri

    County history - Wayne County is named in honor of Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745 - December 15, 1796), a United States Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his military exploits and fiery personality quickly earned him a promotion to the rank of brigadier general and the sobriquet of Mad Anthony.

    Wayne Courthouse
    GHLL Wayne County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Wayne County ALHN
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Wayne County, MO Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Wayne County Historical Society (Facebook) / no town provided, MO)
    6. US/MOGenWeb site - Wayne County Archives
    7. US/MOGenWeb - Wayne County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Wayne County Health Department, 115 Hickory Street, P.O. Box 259, Greenville, MO 63944.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Madison County (north), Bollinger County (east), Stoddard County (southeast),
             Butler County (south), Carter County (southwest), Reynolds County (west), Iron
                County
    (northwest).
               Note:   County names in black print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                  clickable (meaning linked).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Webster County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Feb 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Greene County.
    Established:  03-Mar-1855
    County Seat:  Marshfield, Missouri

    County history - Webster County is named in honor of Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782  October 24, 1852) who was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. As an attorney, he served as legal counsel in several cases that established important constitutional precedents that bolstered the authority of the Federal government. As Secretary of State, he negotiated the Webster-Ashburton Treaty that established the definitive eastern border between the United States and Canada.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Webster County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Webster County Vital Records - Webster County Health Unit, 233 E. Washington, Marshfield, MO 65706.

    9. Webster County - History and Genealogy (more links).

      Census Information:
    10. 1860 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census Webster County (Index: 12 Files / Text: 10 Files)


  • Worth County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 5, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Gentry County on February 8, 1861.
    Established:  25-Feb-1861
    County Seat:  Grant City, Missouri

    County history - Worth County is named in honor of William Jenkins Worth, a soldier in the Florida and Mexican Wars.

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

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

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society / St. Joseph, MO)
    10. Worth County - Grant City
    11. Worth County - History, Records, Links


  • Wright County, Missouri —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 5, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Pulaski County.
    Established:  29-Jan-1841
    County Seat:  Hartville, Missouri

    County history - Wright County is named in honor of Silas Wright (1795 1847), an American Democratic politician and Senator from New York State.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Wright County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Wright County Vital Records - Wright County Health Department, 203 Sounth Main Street, P.O. Box 97, Hartville, MO 65667.

    9. Wright County - History, Records, Links

      Census Information:
    10. 1900 Census (T) - Federal Census Wright County, Missouri (ED 145: 6 pgs)


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