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Boone County

Genealogical Abstracts from Boone County, MO Newspapers Vol. 1
Abstracted by Sherry Raleigh-Adams $24 softbound/$15 e-book! View Index
Abstracts of items of genealogical merit found in Rocheport newspapers from May 13, 1887 through December 23, 1910. It includes not only obituaries, marriage and birth notices, but also church histories, a list of surviving veterans of the Mexican War as of 1902, and a list of the members of the Bethlehem Baptist church. Fully indexed. 205 Pages.
Genealogical Abstracts from Boone County, MO Newspapers Vol. 2
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Abstracts of items of genealogical merit found in the Sturgeon Leader from Aug 2, 1901 through Dec 21, 1905. Includes the editor’s first-person account of the St. Louis World’s Fair, a complete religious census of Sturgeon as of 1902, and a list of the Old Settlers of Sturgeon, complete with their ages and places of birth. Lots of personal photos were published in this paper and your ancestor may be among them. Many of the rural areas throughout Boone, Howard and Audrain counties are well represented. Fully indexed. 228 Pages.
Genealogical Abstracts from Boone County, MO Newspapers Vol. 3
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Abstracts of items of genealogical merit found in the Sturgeon Leader from Jan 4, 1906 through Dec 24, 1908. Includes a full transcription of tombstones found in Pisgah, Union, Locust Grove and Chapel Grove cemeteries as of 1906. This newspaper depended heavily on correspondents and gained lots of support from them. As a result, many of the rural areas throughout Boone, Howard and Audrain counties are well represented. Fully indexed. 219 Pages.
Genealogical Abstracts from Boone County, MO Newspapers Vol. 4
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Abstracts of items of genealogical merit found in the Sturgeon Leader from Jan 7, 1909 through Dec 22, 1910, and from the Hartsburg Truth from Sep 6, 1902 throught Dec 28, 1906. As usual, you can depend on the Sturgeon Leader to hold nothing back when it comes to the lives and adventures of your mid-Missouri ancestors. Boone, Howard, Callaway and Audrain counties are well represented. The Hartsburg paper doesn’t disappoint either. You’ll find lots of info on your southern Boone co families in here, including a list of those who lost heavily due to the great flood of 1903. Fully indexed. 194 Pages.
Genealogical Abstracts from Boone County, MO Newspapers Vol. 5
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Volume 5 features some older editions of Boone co papers, including the Centralia Fireside Guard (1877-1888), Rocheport Times (1869), Rocheport Enterprise (1872), and the Boone County Democrat (1876). If you thought these older papers would disappoint in regard to items of genealogical merit, you were wrong. You’ll find lots of info on your southern Boone co families in here, including a list of losses when the business block of Centralia burned to the ground in 1885. Fully indexed. 181 Pages.
Genealogical Abstracts from Boone County, MO Newspapers Vol. 6
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Volume 6 features The Hartsburg Truth (1907-1910), Hallsville Eagle (1903), Ashland Bugle (1903-1907), and the Rocheport Democrat (1901-1906). The editions of the Rocheport Democrat found in this volume were not on the original microfilm used for creating Vol. 1, so these are the “missing” editions. Boone, Howard, Randolph and Audrain counties are well represented. Fully indexed. 186 Pages.
5558 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 1
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 1999 (1871-1891) $21 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Herald from January 5, 1871 to December 31, 1891. 232 pages.
5977 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 2
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 1999. (1892-1901) $21 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Herald from January 7, 1892 to December 27, 1901. 254 pages.
4811 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 3
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 1999. (1902-1913) $21 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Herald from January 3, 1902 to August 29, 1913. 206 pages.
Boone County Marriages Vol. 4A
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 2007 (1872-1899) $26 softbound
This index features 6, 241 marriages from May 15, 1872 to December 31, 1899. 208 pages.
Boone County Marriages Vol. 5A
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 2007 (1872-1899) $24 softbound
This index features 5,641 marriages from January 1, 1900 to April 26, 1919. 127 pages.
5206 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 6
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 2004 (1843-1857) $26 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Statesman from January 6, 1843 to December 25, 1857, and includes 2,228 reported marriages. 266 pages.
5541 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 7
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 2004 (1858-1871) $26 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Statesman from January 1, 1858 to December 29, 1871, and includes 2,438 reported marriages. 286 pages.
6394 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 8
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, (1872-1881) $26 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Statesman from January 5, 1872 to December 30, 1881, and includes 2,463 reported marriages. 316 pages.
5352 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 9
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 2005 (1882-1897) $26 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Statesman from January 6, 1882 to June 25, 1897, and includes 605 reported marriages. 243 pages.
4787 Deaths & Chronological Index to Selected Articles Vol. 10
Compiled by Kenneth E. Weant, 2005 (1897-1909) $26 softbound
This index features the Columbia Missouri Statesman from July 2, 1897 to June 25, 1909, and includes 417 reported marriages. 218 pages.