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  • Livingston County HISTORY  

    County History | Communities | People | Places | Genealogy

    COUNTY HISTORY

    Livingston County in the Civil War | History of Livingston County (1886)

    Past and Present of Livingston County (1913)

    Chillicothe and Livingston County (1916) | Domestic Life During the Depression

    History of Livingston County (1937) | 100 Years in Livingston County (1976)

    Celebrating 150 Years: 1821-1981 |



    LIVINGSTON COUNTY COMMUNITIES

    Astoria (Grand River Twp)
    From History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886

    Avalon (Fairview Twp)
    History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri, 1886
    Livingston County History, 1821-1981

    Bedford (Grand River Twp)
    Historical Sketch
    As compiled by W.N. Bate
    By Mrs. W.F. Figg
    The Bedford Railroad by W.N. Bate
    From Livingston County History, 1821-1981
    Photos

    Blue Mound (Blue Mound Twp)


    Chillicothe (Chillicothe Twp)
    From History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri, 1886
    The City with a Future, 1909
    From Past and Present of LIV County, Vol. 1 (History) by A.J. Roof, 1913
    From Magazine Supplement to the Chillicothe Constitution, June 24, 1916 | Photos

    Chula (Rich Hill Twp)
    From LIV County History, 1821-1981

    Coxville (Rich Hill Twp)
    From History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886

    Dawn (Blue Mound Twp)
    From The Dawn Clipper, July 3, 1886
    General History & Sketch of the Town of Dawn (from History of Caldwell & Livingston Counties Missouri 1886)
    From Magazine Supplement to the C-T, June 24, 1916
    From LIV County History, 1821-1981
    The Tornado of 1883 by Jim Jones
    Photos

    Eversonville (Medicine Twp):
    No information available

    Farmersville (Cream Ridge Twp)
    Miscellaneous Notes from History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886
    From Livingston County History, 1821-1981

    Gordonsville (Medicine Twp)
    Organization from History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886

    Grandville (Grand River Twp)
    Sketch of Grandville from History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886

    Ludlow (Monroe Twp)
    A City of 600 People (from Magazine Supplement to The Chillicothe Constitution, June 24, 1916)
    From Livingston County History, 1821-1981

    Mooresville (Mooresville Twp)
    The Town (from History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886)
    From LIV County History, 1821-1981
    Photos

    Poosey (Jackson Twp)
    A Place Called Poosey by Anna Dockery Burgess
    The Kingdom of Poosey by Max C. Hamilton

    Sampsel (Sampsel Twp)
    The Town of Sampsel (from History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886
    From LIV County History, 1821-1981

    Shearwood (Jackson Twp)
    No Information Available

    Springhill (Jackson Twp)
    From History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886
    Memories of old Spring Hill by Douglass Stewart
    One Hundred Fifty Years of Springhill (from LIV County History, 1821-1981)
    Springhill History, People, and Events by Carolyn Leffler

    Sturges (Rich Hill Twp)
    From LIV County History, 1821-1981

    Utica (Greene Twp)
    From History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886
    Utica History by Lois McCain
    Uticans and Ancestors compiled by Darlean Cole
    Utica's History by Darlean Cole
    From LIV County History, 1821-1981

    Wheeling (Wheeling Twp)
    Sketch of the Town from History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties Missouri, 1886
    From Magazine Supplement to the C-T, June 24, 1916
    From LIV County History, 1821-1981

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    LIVINGSTON COUNTY PEOPLE

    Past and Present of Livingston County (1913) vol. 2 Biographies by Major A.J. Roof, 1913

    Bicentennial Memories of Negroes edited by Progressive Art and Study Club

    Reverend Frank J. Bradley 1860-1895

    Olive Rambo Cook (Constitution Tribune, June 1, 1988)

    Not Much of Anything: A History of My Life by John Hoyt


    Additional information: Biography written by Bonnie Mitchell (available at Livingston County Library)
    Additional information is available at (includes biographical sketch)


    Uticans and Ancestors compiled by Darlean Cole

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    LIVINGSTON COUNTY PLACES

    Architectural Annals of the Grand River Valley by John Albury Bryan

    Livingston County Churches Listed by Township | Livingston County Mills | Livingston County Schools

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    GENEALOGY RESOURCES

    These two sites offer access to many others...

    • - Cyndi Howells has brought together every possible site of interest to genealogists.

    • - An easy-to-use quick way to orient yourself to resources available for a given state, county, or city. It does not include the resources themselves.

    FORMS and Basic Search Information...

    • - Family Tree Maker provides blank census forms that can be downloaded as needed. The site also includes access to a larger number of other people's research on their own families.

    • - Everything you need for genealogical research online including , .


    • The companion web site to the PBS family history and genealogy television series.This excellent site provides straightforward instruction on beginning genealogical research as well as GIF and PDF files of key genealogical and .
    • -  Citizens, officials and students interested in Missouri history, biography and genealogy find in the society library unsurpassed reference collections. The library of books, pamphlets and official state publications total more than 460,000 items. There are also more than 500,000 manuscript items and 800 reels of microfilmed manuscripts, more than 150,000 state archival records, and more than 2,900
      maps.


       

    More sites...

    • - This National Park Service site includes a database of more than 230,000 African-American troops who served in the Civil War.

    • - The largest genealogical society in the world is sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You can access its card catalog and key databases online. If you only go to one site, this is it. It is packed with information, indexes, and practical tools. Included is the complete SourceGuideTM with hundreds of finding aids and research papers.

    • - This outstanding site is packed with genealogical tips, guides, and practical information for obtaining federal records as well as indexes like the Index to all Veterans Who Died in the Korean War.

    • - Searches can be limited by city, county, or state and modified by birth year, month or day. This site only works for people who were covered by Social Security and who are dead. The Ancestry site has a few records such as the Social Security Death Index that are free, but many more, such as the U.S. Census, that are fee-based.

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