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Newton County Missouri views including, Jolly Mill, Ritchey Mansion, pioneer cabin, early school

Newton County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

More than 400 pages of Newton County, Missouri history and genealogy including 220 family biographies plus 63 Newton County, Missouri communities on 14 different maps including the cities of Neosho, Granby, Seneca, Newtonia, Ritchey, Diamond, and many more.

An in depth overview of Newton County, Missouri including four separate sections on one CD which include more than 100 full color photos, plus more than 40 post cards in full color and at full size, plus 14 historical maps (1851, 1862, 1864 Civil War Battle of Newtonia, Missouri, 1876, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1911, 1913, 1920's, 1929, 1939, 1949, and 1950), plus the full text of the book: Goodspeed's History of Newton County, Missouri originally published in 1888. An important resource for the study and research of Newton County, Missouri genealogy and history including the Civil War Battle of Newtonia.

All for as little as $6.95!  Details below.

Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

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

Section One of four, ALL on one CD: A pictorial view of Newton County, Missouri.
More than 100 full color photos show the Newton County, Missouri of today and includes photos of numerous sites including historical buildings, churches, cemeteries, scenic views, and includes photos from the Neosho, Camp Crowder, Newtonia, Stark City, Shannon Springs, Jolly Mill (Jollification), Wanda, Diamond, Racine, Spring City, and Reding's Mill areas. All of these photos were taken in 2002 and 2003.

Section Two of four, ALL on one CD: Postcard Views of Newton County, Missouri.
More than 40 postcards show vintage scenes of Newton County, Missouri from the early 1900's to the 1980's. Greatest emphasis is on the Neosho, Missouri area and of the Camp Crowder ( Fort Crowder ) military base. Several rarely seen Newton County, Missouri cards are included. Every card is shown at full size and in full color.

Section Three of four, ALL on one CD: Newton County, Missouri Maps and More
Included here are the southwest Missouri sections of 14 different historical maps showing 63 different settlements in Newton County, Missouri:

Map A: A rare 1851 map that shows Newton County, Missouri when it also included all of McDonald County, Missouri. The adjoining areas that are now Kansas and Oklahoma are shown with divisions among the various Indian tribes.  Six locations are shown (after county borders changed, some locations were later in Jasper and McDonald County): Enterprise * Honey Creek * Neosho * Oliver's Prairie * Sarcoxie * Union Grove *

Map B: 1862 (during the Civil War) - 7 locations are shown:
Almeda * Gates * Granby * Kent * Neosho * Olivers Prairie * Sparlin Valley *

Map C: A map of the 1864 Civil War Battle of Newtonia, Missouri showing where both the Union and Confederate troops were positioned.

Map D: 1876 - 13 locations are shown:
Almeda * Berwick * Capp's Creek * Gates * Granby * Kent * Neosho * Ritchie (Ritchey) * Rocky Comfort * Seneca * Shoalsburg * Sylvan Lodge * Talmage *

Map E: 1899 - 32 locations are shown:
Belfast * Berwick * Chert * Christopher * Confidence * Diamond * Ergo * Fairbanks * Grangeville * Granby * Grand Falls * Gregg * Hornet * Hub * Kent * McElheny (McElhany) * Neosho * Newtonia * Park * Pepsin * Racine (or Dayton Station) * Ritchey * Saginaw * Seneca * Spurgeon * Stella * Talmage * Tipton Ford * Waddill * Wall * Wanda * Wentworth *

Map F: 1902 - 22 locations are shown:
Belfast * Berwick * Christopher * Diamond * Ergo * Grangeville * Granby * Gregg * Hornet * McElhany * Neosho * Newtonia * Racine * Ritchey * Saginaw * Seneca * Spurgeon * Stella * Talmage * Tiptonford (Tipton Ford) * Wanda * Wentworth *

Map G: 1904 - 38 locations are shown:
Alcora * Art * Belfast * Berwick * Burch * Cartmell * Chester * Christopher * Dessa * Diamond * Ergo * Fairbanks * Grangeville * Granby * Gregg * Jolly * June * Kent * Log * McElhany * Neosho * Newstead * Newtonia * Park * Pepsin * Racine * Ritchey * Saginaw * Seneca * Spring City * Spurgeon * Stella * Sweetwater * Tiptonford (Tipton Ford) * Waddill * Wall * Wanda * Wentworth * The 1904 map of Newton County can be viewed here: Newton County, Missouri 1904 Map

Map H: 1911 - 41 locations are shown:
Alcora * Art * Belfast * Berwick * Cartmell * Chester * Christopher * Dessa * Diamond * Diamondville * Ergo * Fairbanks * Fairview * Fontella * Granby * Grand Falls * Grangeville * Gregg * Jolly * June * Kent * Log * McElhany * Neosho Station * Neosho * Newstead * Newtonia * Park * Pepsin * Racine * Ritchey * Saginaw * Seneca * Spring City * Stella * Sweetwater * Tiptonford (Tipton Ford) * Waddill * Wall * Wanda * Wentworth * Also shown are the routes of the following Railroads:
Kansas City Southern Railroad
Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad (KATY)
Missouri Pacific Railroad (MOPAC)
Missouri Southern Railroad
Missiouri & North Arkansas Railroad (MONARK)
St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad

Map I: 1913 - 39 locations are shown - (This map also shows township locations and railroad lines):
Alcora * Aroma * Belfast * Berwick * Chester * Christopher * Dayton (Racine P.O.) * Dessa * Diamond * Fairview * Granby * Granby City * Grand Falls * Gregg * Hornet * Jolly * June * Kent * Log * McElhany * Neosho * Newtonia * Park * Pepsin * Rise * Ritchey * Saginaw * Seneca * Shoal * Spring City * Spurgeon * Stella * Stillyville * Sweetwater * Talmage * Tipton Ford * Waddell (Waddill) * Wanda * Wentworth *

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

Map K: 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! 11 locations are shown: Diamond * Fairview * Granby * McElhany * Neosho * Newtonia * Ritchey * Seneca * Stella * Tipton Ford * Wentworth *

Map L: 1939 - 11 locations are shown:
Diamond * Fairview * Granby * McElhany * Neosho * Newtonia * Ritchey * Seneca * Stella * Tipton Ford * Wentworth *

Map M: 1948-49 - 11 locations are shown: * Also shows location of the Camp Crowder Army Base *
Diamond * Fairview * Granby * McElhany * Neosho * Newtonia * Ritchey * Seneca * Stella * Tipton Ford * Wentworth *

Map N: 1950 - 11 locations are shown:
Diamond * Fairview * Granby * McElhany * Neosho * Newtonia * Ritchey * Seneca * Stella * Tipton Ford * Wentworth *

Seven maps of Newton County, Missouri for 1861, 1876, 1886, 1888, 1890, 1902, 1904 can be viewed here: Newton County, Missouri Maps

Section Four of four, ALL on one CD: The complete 1888 Goodspeed's History of Newton County, Missouri.
This detailed (417 pages in all) book has an incredible amount of history and genealogy information about Newton County, Missouri from its earliest settlement up to 1888. You will find this book on CD version of the 1888 Goodspeed History of Newton County Missouri book very easy to use and research since it has powerful search features that make finding any name or topic fast and easy. Exclusive to this version is an exhaustive 60 page index to more than 2200 family surnames so you can go directly to any reference in only seconds instead of searching page by page.
 

Here is just some of the information included:

  • Newton County Indian History

  • Early settlers and settlement of Newton County, Missouri

  • Mining History of Newton County, Missouri

  • Pioneers of Newton County, Missouri

  • Churches of Newton County, Missouri

  • Schools of Newton County, Missouri

  • Newton County, Missouri County Societies and Organizations

  • Civil War History of Newton County, Missouri including movements of Union and Confederate forces and including battles and skirmishes at Neosho, Shoal Creek, Newtonia and Granby, Missouri.

  • History of Newton County Cities and Towns including: Dayton, Granby, Jollification, Neosho, Newtonia, Nobleton, Ritchey, Seneca, Shoalsburg, Talmage, and Thurman.

In addition, a biographical section is included with family biographies (valuable for genealogy) for each of the following family surnames in Newton County: To view a sample biography, click here
Ainsworth * Albert * Alburty * Amos * Andrews * Archer * Armstrong * Barnes * Bass * Basye * Baurdick * Beck * Bell * Benton * Berry * Blankinship * Bodenhamer * Borden * Bowen * Boyden * Boyer * Brown * Brunk * Buffington * Burk *Bushner * Buzzard * Caples * Carlin * Carmichael * Carpenter * Carr * Carter * Casey * Chapman * Clark * Clay * Cloud * Colwell * Connor * Corner * Craig * Culp * Cummins * Curtice * Curtice * Davidson * Davis * Dean * DeBolt * Devine * Dougherty * Douthitt * Dummit * Duncan * Duvall * Earley * Elliott * Estes * Everhard * Ewing * Ferris * Fertig * Fetters * Fishel * Fowler * Frank * Freeman * Frost * Garitt * Gascoigne * Gearhart * Gerbing * Gibson * Gilstrop * Gold * Graves * Green * Grimes * Gruber * Haas * Haggard * Hainsworth * Hall * Hampton * Harmon * Harns * Harrison * Hart * Hawk * Hazard * Henderson * Henry * Herms * Hewlett * Higgs * Hill * Hinton * Holmes * Hubbard * Hubbert * Huber * Hudson * Huffman * Hughes * Hughlett * Hutchison * Jackson * Jackman * Jaeger * Jennison * Johnson * Jones * Judd * Kelly * Kiddoo * Kingston * Kirk * Koenig * Krill * Lamb * Lamson * Lankford * Lansford * Laurance * Lee * LeGrand * Liles * Lindley * Long * McBee * McDivitt * McElhany * McGannon * McKinley * Majors * Maness * Markey * Marrs * Martin * Matters * Merrell * Miller * Mitchell * Mize * Moffett * Morrow * Moster * Murray * Nevins * Norris * North * Nutto * O'Neal * Pacey * Parker * Peckham * Phillips * Pierce * Poland * Pool * Porter * Powell * Prater * Price * Prigmore * Pritchard * Propst * Pross * Purdy * Putman * Rambo * Ratliff * Reinmiller * Reynolds * Ritchey * Ritter * Robb * Robertson * Robinson * Rodman * Rogers * Rohn * Rudy * Schiffbauer * Sevier * Shannon * Shearer * Shedlebarr * Sherer * Sherman * Sherwood * Sims * Smith * Snyder * Stamps * Stansbury * Stewart * Stockstill * Stockton * Tanner * Thurman * Tribble * Turner * Van Riper * Wager * Walker * Warner * Watson * Weems * West * Wheeler * Whitlock * Williams * Wills * Wilson * Yates * Yeoman * Young * Zahr * Zane * (to see an expanded biography name list, click here)

In addition to those listed above, these are other frequently mentioned family surnames. Note that this book makes reference to more than Newton County, Missouri 2200 family surnames, all which are fully indexed; this is only a small portion of those included (all of the below listed family names are mentioned on 4 or more pages):
Abbott * Adams * Adkins * Alexander * Allen * Ames * Anderson * Anthony * Baker * Baldwin * Ball * Barker * Barlow * Barnett * Baxter * Baynham * Beeman * Benham * Bennett * Berger * Biddle * Biggs * Blackburn * Blair * Blankenship * Bledsoe * Bliss * Boone * Bowman * Boyd * Bray * Brewer * Bridges * Britton * Brock * Bryan * Bryant * Bryson * Bullard * Bunch * Burkhart * Butler * Campbell * Cannon * Carey * Carnes * Carson * Carter * Cass * Chase * Chenault * Chenoweth * Choate * Clyma * Cockrell * Coffee * Coggswell * Cole * Commons * Conley * Cooper * Corpeny * Cowan * Cox * Crabtree * Crane * Cravens * Crawford * Crouch * Crowdus * Dale * Dalton * Danforth * Dawson * Day * DeGroff * Dille * Dixon * Dolby * Downing * Draper * Dunlap * Dunn * Ebert * Eckles * Edwards * Einstein * Ellis * Evans * Farmer * Featherstone * Fields * Foreman * Foster * Friend * Frizzell * Gallimore * Garland * Garrett * Garrison * Gentry * Geyer * Gilstrap * Glass * Goodykoontz * Grabill * Gray * Greer * Gregg * Griffith * Hale * Hamilton * Hancock * Harbison * Hardin * Harris * Hatcher * Havens * Hawkins * Hayden * Haywood * Hearrell * Heck * Henning * Herman * Hickey * Hines * Holland * Holm * Holman * Home * Hopkins * Howard * Howell * Humphrey * Hunter * Hurst * Hutchinson * Isbell * Jarnagin * Jenkins * Jennings * Johnston * Jordan * Joy * Judson * Keller * Kelso * Kennedy * Kerr * Killion * Kincannon * King * Lacy * Lander * Landers * Lane * Laughlin * Lawrence * Lawson * Layton * Lea * Lewis * Livingston * Livingstone * Lloyd * Locke * Logan * Lucas * McAfee * McCleary * McCord * McCurdy * McDaniel * McGee * McIntosh * McInturf * McMahon * Maas * Marmaduke * Marshall * Martling * Mason * Mathes * Matthews * May * Maynard * Mesplay * Mills * Montgomery * Moore * Morgan * Morris * Mosely * Moss * Murdock * Murphy * Myers * Neal * Newton * Nichols * Noble * Northcutt * Nutt * Oliver * Osborn * Owen * Owens * Parsons * Patterson * Patton * Payne * Pearson * Peck * Perkins * Phelps * Pike * Plummer * Pogue * Pollok * Powers * Pugh * Quick * Rains * Raitt * Randle * Randolph * Rant * Ray * Reagan * Reding * Reed * Reeves * Renfro * Rhodes * Rice * Richardson * Ridgeway * Riggs * Ritchie * Robeson * Rose * Roseberry * Ross * Ruark * Russell * Rutledge * Ryan * Salomon * Samsour * Sanders * Savage * Sawyer * Schofield * Scott * Sexton * Shaw * Shelby * Shields * Shipman * Shotliff * Simpson * Skewes * Spann * Sparlin * Spurgeon * Stein * Stephens * Steward * Still * Strong * Sullivan * Summers * Sutherland * Sutton * Sweet * Tabor * Tatum * Taylor * Templeton * Testerman * Thatcher * Thomas * Thompson * Thrasher * Totten * Tracy * Underwood * Vaughn * Verdin * Vickery * Wade * Walbridge * Ward * Warren * Washer * Waters * Watie * Webster * Weir * Wells * White * Williamson * Winters * Witherspoon * Withrow * Wolcott * Wood * Woods * Woodward * Woolfenden * Workman * Wormington * Wright * Yancy *

Also included are frequent mentions of Indian tribes including: Cherokee * Chickasaw * Chocktaw * Creek * Modoc * Osage * Peoria * Quapaw * Seneca * Shawnee * Wyandotte

Newton County, Missouri is located in the southwestern corner of the Missouri Ozarks and is surrounded by the following counties: Jasper County, Missouri * McDonald County, Missouri * Lawrence County, Missouri * Barry County, Missouri * Ottawa County, Oklahoma * and Cherokee County, Kansas (click on highlighted county names for a complete description)

Each of the four 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 four 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 Newton County, Missouri from its first settlement to 1889. Includes considerable information concerning the Civil War period.

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