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Putnam County, Missouri History and Genealogy
283 pages of Putnam County, Missouri history and genealogy including 139 family biographies plus 7 different maps featuring 33 Putnam County, Missouri communities
An informative and historical overview of Putnam County, Missouri including two separate sections on one CD which include 9 historical maps (1851, 1862, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1911, 1913, 1920's and 1929) showing the locations of 33 settlements; plus the full 1888 Goodspeed's History of Putnam County, Missouri book including 139 biographies. An important resource for the study and research of Putnam County, Missouri history (including Civil War history) and genealogy.
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This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in two separate books, ALL on one CD:
Section One of two,
all on one CD: Maps of Putnam County, Missouri
A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Putnam County, Missouri just five years after Putnam County was formed from the former Dodge County, Missouri.
B. A map of 1862 (during the Civil War) Putnam County, Missouri showing the the locations of four settlements: Ayresville * Newtown * Putnamville * Unionville *
C. A map of 1899 Putnam County, Missouri showing the locations of 25 different settlements including all of the following: Blackbird * Chariton * Delpha * Elko * Esper * Gehm * Glendale * Graysville * Hartford * Howland * Livonia * Lowground * Lucerne * Mapleton * Martinstown * Mendota * Omaha * Powersville * Quinn * St. John * Sidney * Unionville * West Liberty * Xenia (or Lemons Station) * Yuma *
D. A map of 1902 Putnam County, Missouri showing the locations of 21 different settlements including all of the following: Blackbird * Delpha * Elko * Esper * Glenwood Junction * Hartford * Howland * Lemonville (Lemons Station) * Livonia * Lucerne * Mapleton * Martinstown * Mendota * Omaha * Powersville * Quinn * St. John * Sidney * Unionville * West Liberty * Yuma *
E. A map of 1904 Putnam County, Missouri showing the locations of 26 different settlements including all of the following: Blackbird * Chariton * Delpha * Elko * Esper * Glendale * Graysville * Hartford * Howland * Lemonville * Livonia * Lowground * Lucerne * Mapleton * Martinstown * Mendota * Omaha * Powersville * Quinn * Rosewood * Saint John (St. John) * Sidney * Unionville * West Liberty * Worthington * Yuma * The 1904 map of Putnam County can be viewed here: Putnam County, Missouri 1904 Map
F. A map of 1911 Putnam County, Missouri showing the locations of 27 different settlements including all of the following: Blackbird * Chapel * Chariton * Delpha * Elko * Esper * Glendale * Graysville * Hartford * Howland * Lemons (Lemonville) * Livonia * Lowground * Lucerne * Mapleton * Martinstown * Mendota * Omaha * Powersville * Quinn * Rosewood * St. John * Sidney * Unionville * West Liberty * Worthington * Yuma *
G. A map of 1913 Putnam County, Missouri showing the locations of the following: Putnam County Seat at Unionville; and the location of the townships. Early roadways are also shown.
H. A map from the 1920's which includes details of where various tourist sites and service stations were located.
I. 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 two,
all on one CD: The complete 1888 History of Putnam County, Missouri by Goodspeed's
Here is just some of the information included:
Settlers Near St. John
Pioneers on Medicine Creek
Pioneers Near Putnamville
The Mullenix Settlement
The Home Guards
The Eighteenth Regiment
The Forty-second Regiment
The Seventh Missouri Calvary
The Forty-fifth Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia
The Number of Enlisted Men
The Adkins Case
The Union Monument
Alexandria & Nebraska City Railroad
Mississippi & Missouri River Air Line Railroad
Chicago & Southwestern Railroad
Burlington & Southwestern Railroad
St. Joseph & Iowa Railroad
Missouri, Iowa & Nebraska Railway
Anderson * Ayersville * Central City * Chariton * Clarksburg * Elko (Garfield Springs) * Hartford * Howland * Lemen (Lemonís Station) * Lucerne * Martinstown * Millersburg * Omaha * Powersville * St. John * Terre Haute * Unionville (Harmony) * West Liberty * Williamsburg * Wyreka *
Included is a total of 139 Putnam County, Missouri family biographies (valuable for genealogy) including each of the following surnames: (well over 1000 other surnames are also mentioned throughout the book text and within these biographies): To view a sample family biography, click here Baughman * Beary * Berry * Bonebright * Bonfoey * Brasfield * Brawford * Bruce * Bucher * Burlingame * Burnham * Burns * Burrill * Carroll * Casady * Clapper * Clark * Clifton * Coker * Comstock * Cossel * Crist * Cullor * Daly * Davis * Dean * Dickson * Dunn * Elson * Fahren * Forbes * Franklin * Fullen * Geisinger * Golliher * Greene * Guffey * Haigler * Halley * Hamlin * Harper * Hart * Hatfield * Hill * Holman * Houston * Howry * Hudson * Husted * Hyde * James * Johnson * Jones * Jordan * Kelley * Kerby * Ketcham * Knight * Korns * Lane * Little * Longhead * Lowe * Lowry * Mannon * Martin * Martz * Matheson * Maxwell * McCoy * McKinley * Mills * Minear * Monroe * Moss * Munn * Myers * Neff * Parsons * Patrick * Petty * Pickinpaugh * Pittman * Pollock * Probasco * Putnam * Roth * Ryals * Schuster * Scott * Shelton * Sickles * Smith * Staggs * Statton * Stille * Strauser * Summers * Thomas * Thompson * Titus * Todd * Triplett * Turner * Vandevort * Walton * Warren * Wells * Wentworth * West * Widner * Williams * Wood * Woodard * Woodruff * Worthington * Wyckoff * Young *
Putnam County is located in north central Missouri and bordered by: Mercer County, Missouri * Adair County, Missouri * Sullivan County, Missouri * Schuyler County, Missouri * Appanoose County, Iowa * and Wayne County, Iowa * (click on highlighted county names for a complete description)
Each of the two 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.
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The cost for this CD containing both sections described above is only $9.95 plus shipping, or only $5.95 as a digital download. A large amount of history and genealogy information for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of Putnam County, Missouri from its first settlement up to 1888.
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