|Dallas County, Missouri History and Genealogy
More than 125 pages of Dallas County, Missouri history and genealogy including 52 pages family biographies plus 24 Dallas County, Missouri communities on 5 different maps
An informative and historical overview of Dallas County, Missouri including three separate books on one CD which include 5 historical maps (1851, 1902, 1913, 1920's and 1929), plus the full Dallas County section from the book: Goodspeed's History of Dallas County, Missouri originally published in 1889. An important resource for the study and research of Dallas County, Missouri history and genealogy.
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This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in three separate sections, ALL on one CD:
Section One of three, all on one CD: Maps of Dallas County, Missouri
Included here are the central Ozarks of Missouri sections of 5 different historical maps:
A. A rare 1851 map that shows Dallas County only ten years after Dallas County was first organized.
B. A map of 1902 Dallas County showing the locations of 13 different settlements including all of the following: Buffalo * Celt * Charity * Leadmine * Longlane * Louisburg * March * Plad * Springgrove * Thorpe * Tilden * Urbana * Woodhill
C. A map of 1913 Dallas County showing the locations of 24 different settlements including all of the following: Buffalo * Celt * Charity * Cloverdale * Corkery * Elixir * Foose * Handley * Hicor * Leadmine * Longlane * Louisburg * March * Mathis * Olive * Plad * Redtop * Springgrove * Thorpe * Tilden * Tunas * Urbana * Wallstreet * Woodhill
D. A map from the 1920's which includes details of where various tourist sites and service stations were located.
E. A 1929 map from the Missouri Department of Transportation. You will be amazed at how many of the major routes were only dirt or gravel!
Section Two of three, all on one CD: Dallas County, Missouri in 1913
Included here are four pages concerning Dallas County from the 1913 edition of The Missouri Red Book and contains about every imaginable statistic you could want for this time period. Some of the facts contained are the number of farms and their acreages, number of cows, horses, mules, pigs, sheep, goats, poultry, colonies of bees, how many farms had mortgages and how many were free of debt, the amount of butter produced, the number of bushels of apples, peaches, pears, etc. harvested, the number of quarts of blackberries harvested, the number of schools and teachers, plus hundreds of other detailed statistics. A wealth of information!
Section Three of three, all on one CD: The complete 1889 Goodspeed's History of Dallas County, Missouri.
This detail (128 pages in all) book on CD has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Dallas County, Missouri from its earliest settlement up to 1889. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Dallas County, Missouri including all of the historical and family biographical information.
Here is just some of the information included:
A description of the natural features of Dallas County
Dallas County Pioneer History
Establishment of Dallas County
Early Settlers of Dallas County, Missouri
Early Land Entries in Dallas County
Circuit Court Transactions of Dallas County
Dallas County Societies and Organizations
Dallas County Military Affairs (Civil War history) Movements of Union and Confederate forces including battles and skirmishes.
Dallas County Schools
Churches and related organizations in Dallas County
History of Dallas County Cities and Towns including: Buffalo * Celt * Charity * Friendship * Greasy * Lead Mine * Long Lane * Louisburg * Urbana * other Post-Offices.
Included is a 52 page family biographical section with biographies for each of the following family surnames in Dallas County: To view a sample family biography, click here Adams * Alford * Andrews * Atchly * Baker * Bass * Beck * Behrens * Bennett * Brunner * Bower * Bray * Brown * Brownlow * Brundridge * Buckner * Butts * Curtice * Darby * Davis * Delaplain * Dillion * Drake * Edmisson * Fraker * Franklin * Gammon * Gann * Goheen * Henson * Herd * Hunt * Johnson * Jones * Latimer * Lightner * Lindsey * Lovan * Lovell * McCoy * McGee * Maddux * Montgomery * Morrow * O'Bannon * Patterson * Pendleton * Porter * Reynolds * Rice * Robertson * Rush * Schofield * Self * Slavens * Smithpeter * Stafford * Thurston * Tinsley * Vanderford * West * Wilson * Wollard *
In addition to those listed above, more than 1000 other family surnames are made mention of in the text of the book.
Dallas County is located in the central portion of the Missouri Ozarks and is surrounded by the following counties: Polk County, Missouri * Greene County, Missouri * Hickory County, Missouri * Laclede County, Missouri * Camden County, Missouri * and Webster County, Missouri (click on highlighted county names for a complete description)
Each of the three sections on this CD is in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and requires the free Acrobat Reader program to view. You probably already have this program on your computer but if not, a free copy of the program is included on the CD. Each of the books is designed to look just like a regular book and is bookmarked to move easily and quickly from one section another.