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Early map of Benton County, Missouri including Warsaw, Cole Camp, Lincoln, Fristoe, Edwards

Benton County, Missouri History and Genealogy

More than 124 pages of Benton County, Missouri history and genealogy including 45 pages of family biographies plus 28 Benton County, Missouri communities on 6 different maps

An informative and historical overview of Benton County, Missouri including three separate books on CD which include 6 historical maps (1851, 1902, 1904, 1913, 1920's and 1929), plus the full Benton County, Missouri section from the book: Goodspeed's History of Benton County, Missouri originally published in 1889.  An important resource for the study and research of Benton County, Missouri genealogy and history (including the Civil War).

Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in three separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One on CD: Maps of Benton County, Missouri
Included here are the Central Ozarks region of Missouri sections of 6 different historical maps:
A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Benton County, Missouri just sixteen years after Benton County was formed.

B. A map of 1902 Benton County showing the locations of 16 different settlements including all of the following: * Bentonville * Boeschenville * Brauersville * Colecamp (Cole Camp) * Duroc * Edmonson * Edwards * Fairfield * Fort Lyon * Hastain * Lincoln * Melton * Mora * Palopinto * Tackner * Warsaw *

C. A map of 1904 Benton County, Missouri showing the locations of 28 different settlements including all of the following: * Bentonville * Colecamp (Cole Camp) * Dell * Duroc * Edmonson * Edwards * Fairfield * Fort Lyon * Fredonia * Fristoe * Hastain * Hockman * Knobby * Lakecreek (Lake Creek) * Lincoln * Lively * Mora * Palopinto * Passo * Poplar * Racket * Raymond * Santiago * Schuyler * Tackner * Warsaw * Wisdom * Zora * the 1904 map of Benton County can be viewed here: 1904 Map of Benton County, Missouri

D. A map of 1913 Benton County, Missouri showing the locations of 27 different settlements including all of the following: * Bauerville * Bentonville * Boeschenville * Cole Camp * Dell * Duroc * Edmonson * Edwards * Fairfield * Ft. Lyon * Fredonia * Fristoe * Hanbury * Hastain * Hockman * Knobby * Lake Creek * Lincoln * Mora * Palopinto * Poplar * Racket * Schuyler * Tackner * Warsaw * Wisdom * Zora *

E. A map from the 1920's which includes details of where various tourist sites and service stations were located.

F. 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: Benton County, Missouri in 1913
Included here are five pages concerning Benton County, Missouri 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 Benton County, Missouri.
This detailed (124 pages in all) book has a large amount of historical and genealogical information about Benton County, Missouri from its earliest settlement up to 1889. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Benton 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

  • Pioneer History of Benton County, Missouri

  • Establishment of Benton County, Missouri

  • Early Settlers of Benton County, Missouri

  • Early Benton County Land Entries

  • Benton County Circuit Court Transactions

  • Political Record of Benton County, Missouri

  • Benton County Societies and Organizations

  • Military Affairs (Civil War history) Movements of Union and Confederate forces including battles and skirmishes in Benton County, Missouri.

  • Benton County Schools

  • Benton County Churches and related organizations

  • History of Benton County Cities and Towns including: Warsaw * Cole Camp * Lincoln * Shiptonsburg * Duroc * Fort Lyon * Hastain * Hockman * Knobby * Lake Creek * Edwards * Mora * Mount View * Palo Pinto * Boeschenville * Brauersville * Chapman * Dell Delight * Edmondson * Gibson *.

Included is a 45 page family biographical section with Benton County family biographies for each of the following surnames: To view a sample family biography, click here
* Baldwin * Bockelman * Boeschen * Bohling * Borchers * Bradley * Brauer * Brill * Burnsides * Caldwell * Carlin * Chastain * Cherrington * Clark * Cordes * Cunningham * Davis * Eastmann * Eckhoff * Eickhoff * Eoff * Fowler * Freund * Frisch * Fristoe * Fryback * Gallaher * Gist * Goetze * Grother * Gunn * Hackler * Hart * Harvey * Heimsoth * Heyne * Hockman * Holsten * Holtzen * Howery * Jagels * Junge * Kahl * Kieffer * Koenke * Kreisel * Kullmann * Lay * McLane * McMillian * Mabry * Mahnken * Michaelis * Monsees * Moore * Muller * Nixon * Orr * Patten * Payton * Priestley * Ranken * Reed * Rolstin * Rouse * Schroeder * Schwettmann * Shaver * Smith * Thomas * Thompson * Thurston * Tiemeier * Tonjer * Weaver * Wenger * White * Wienberg * Wright *

In addition to those listed above, hundreds of other family surnames are made mention of in the text of the book.

Benton County, Missouri is located in the Central portion of the Missouri Ozarks and is bordered by the following counties: Henry County, Missouri * Pettis County, Missouri * Morgan County, Missouri * Hickory County, Missouri * St. Clair County, Missouri * and Camden 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.  This CD was designed by, and is available exclusively from Hearthstone Legacy Publications.

Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

The cost for this CD containing all three sections described above is only $9.95 plus shipping, or only $4.95 as a digital download! A large amount of history and genealogy information for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of Benton County, Missouri from its first settlement to 1889.

Shipping is only $1.95 for First Class Mail in the United States and Canada. If outside of the United States, please contact us for shipping costs. We accept checks, money orders and all major credit cards via the shopping cart, mail, or by phone at 816-204-7593.

 

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We will ship your order within 24 hours of receiving your payment (on first business day if received on weekend or holiday.) We will securely package and ship your order by First Class Mail and you will likely receive in just 2-3 days after ordering! [Shipping can be delayed at times due to weather, holidays, or travel schedules. View our current shipping schedule here: Current Shipping Schedule] We also offer this CD as a high speed internet download for only $4.95.  Details here: High Speed Downloads

 

FREE sample family biography

To view a sample Benton County family biography, click here

 

How to order:

ALL three sections described above are included on one CD for $9.95 plus shipping.  If you wish to pay by credit card, please use the shopping cart below (checkout goes to a secure server.)  Credit card orders may also be placed by phone to Hearthstone Legacy Publications from 9 AM to 11 PM (Central Time Zone) Monday thru Saturday at 816-204-7593. If you wish to pay by check or money order, mail $11.90 ($9.95 for CD plus $1.95 shipping) to:

Hearthstone Legacy Publications

PO Box 1043

Neosho, MO 64850

Since we offer many different county history and genealogy CDs, please be sure to specify that you wish to order the Benton County, Missouri History, Genealogy and Maps CD. If ordering more than one CD, the shipping cost is $1.95 for the first CD plus only 25 cents shipping for each additional CD purchased.

For even more value, consider our Southwest Missouri Multi-County DVD which includes all of the contents of this CD (click for details)

 

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