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Early Map of Bates County Missouri including Butler, Rich Hill, Adrian, Foster, Hume, Rockville, Amsterdam, Amoret

Bates County, Missouri History and Genealogy

More than 680 pages of Bates County, Missouri history and genealogy including more than 600 family biographies plus 60 Bates County, Missouri communities on 8 different maps

An informative and historical overview of Bates County, Missouri including three separate books on CD which include 8 historical maps (1851, 1883, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1913, 1920's and 1929) showing the locations of 60 Bates County, Missouri settlements; plus the full 1883 History of Bates County, Missouri book by the National Historical Company including more than 600 Bates County, Missouri family biographies.  An important resource for the study and research of Bates 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 of three, ALL on one CD: Maps of Bates County, Missouri
Included here are the west central region of Missouri sections of 8 different historical maps:
A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Bates County, Missouri only 10 years after Bates County was created. Locations shown: Batesville * Chouteau's Store * Little Osage * Pleasant Gap *

B. A map of 1883 Bates County, Missouri showing the locations of 27 different settlements including all of the following: Adrain (Adrian) * Altona * Burdett * Butler * Coleville * Cornland * Cove City * Cresenthill (Cresent Hill) * Hudson * Hume * Johnstown * Lone Oak * Marvel * Mulberry * New Home * Papinville * Parkerville * Pleasant Gap * Prairie City * Rich Hill * Rockville * Rosier * Sprague * Vinton * Virginia * Walnut Creek * West Point *

(A 1886 map of Bates County, Missouri can be viewed here: Bates County, Missouri 1886 Map

C. A map of 1899 Bates County, Missouri showing the locations of 44 different settlements including all of the following: Adrian * Altona * Amoret * Amsterdam * Athol * Ballard * Bedford * Brayton * Burdett * Butler * Dana * Elkhart * Feely * Foster * Hendrix * Horton * Hume * Johnstown * Keith * Loneoak (Lone Oak) * Mayesburg * Merwin * Mokan * Monteith * Mulberry * New Home * Nyhart * Ovid * Papinsville * Passaic * Peru * Pleasant Gap * Prairie City * Reavley * Reynard * Rich Hill * Rockville * Rucker * Sprague * Spruce * Vinton * Virginia * Ward * Worland *

D. A map of 1902 Bates County, Missouri showing the locations of 34 different settlements including all of the following: Adrian * Altona * Amoret * Amsterdam * Ballard * Brayton * Burdett * Butler * Cornland (Athol Station) * Dana * Elkhart * Feely * Foster * Horton * Hume * Johnstown * Loneoak (Lone Oak) * Mayesburg * Merwin * Monteith * Mulberry * Newhome (New Home) * Papinsville * Passaic * Pleasantgap (Pleasant Gap) * Prairie City * Richill (Rich Hill) * Rockville * Rucker * Shobe * Sprague * Spruce * Vinton * Worland *

E. A map of 1904 Bates County, Missouri showing the locations of 30 different settlements including all of the following: Aaron * Adrian * Altona * Amoret * Amsterdam * Ballard * Burdett * Butler * Culver * Foster * Hume * Johnstown * Mayesburg * Merwin * Mulberry * Newhome (New Home) * Nyhart * Papinsville * Passaic * Peru * Pleasantgap (Pleasant Gap) * Prairie City * Reavley * Rich Hill * Rockville * Sprague * Spruce * Vinton * Virginia * Worland *

F. A map of 1913 Bates County, Missouri showing the locations of 35 different settlements including all of the following: Adrian * Altona * Amoret * Amsterdam * Athol * Ballard * Burdett * Butler * Cresent Hill * Culver * Dana * Elkhart * Foster * Hudson City * Hume * Johnstown * Mayesburgh * Merwin * Monteith Junction * Mulberry * New Home * Nyhart * Papinville (Papinsville) * Pasaic (Passaic) * Peru * Pleasant Gap * Prairie City * Reynard * Rich Hill * Rockville * Rosier * Sprague * Vinton * West Point * Worland *

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

H. 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: Bates County, Missouri in 1913
Included here are six pages concerning Bates 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 1883 History of Bates County, Missouri by The National Historical Company
This detailed (over 680 pages in all) book has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Bates County, Missouri from its earliest settlement up to 1883. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Bates County, Missouri including all of the historical and family biographical information. Included are a total of more than 600 different Bates County, Missouri family biographies.
 

    Partial index to contents (this is only a small portion of the topics covered in this book):

  • History of Bates County, Missouri
  • Organization of Bates County
  • Customs of Early Days in Bates County
  • First Settlement of Bates County
  • Early Settlers and Settlement in Bates County
  • Butler Academy
  • Walton’s Opera House in Butler
  • Business Directory of Butler
  • Railroads in Rich Hill, Missouri
  • Bates County Public Buildings - Courts - Records
  • Bates County Bench and Bar
  • Crimes, Accidents and Incidents in Bates County
  • Incidents of the Civil War in Bates County
  • Bates County Newspapers
  • Public Schools of Bates County
  • Laying of Bates County Court House Cornerstone
  • Political and Financial Records
  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows
  • History of Railroad Building in Bates County
  • Directory of Bates County Officials
  • Tornadoes in Bates County
  • Bates County Emigrants to California
  • Bates County Township Histories: Boone Township * Charlotte Township * Deepwater Township * Deer Creek * Elkhart Township * Grand River Township * Homer Township * Howard Township * Hudson Township * Lone Oak Township * Mingo Township * Mound Township * Mount Pleasant Township * New Home Township * Osage Township * Pleasant Gap Township * Prairie Township * Rockville Township * Shawnee Township * Spruce Township * Summit Township * Walnut Township * West Boone Township * West Point Township
  • Bates County Cities, Towns and Villages: Adrian * Altona * Burdett * Butler * Coleville * Cove City * Crescent Hill * Harmony Mission * Hudson City * Hume * Johnston * Lone Oak * Marvel * Maysburg * Mulberry * New Home * Papinville * Parkersville * Pleasant Gap * Prairie City * Rich Hill * Rockville * Rosier * Sprague * Vinton * Virginia * Walnut * West Point
  • Index to Bates County, Missouri Family Biographies (more than 600 biographies)

Included is a total of more than 600 Bates County, Missouri family biographies including each of the following family surnames:
(more than 1000 other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these family biographies): To a view a sample biography, click here Abbott * Abernathy * Adams * Alexander * Allen * Allison * Anderson * Andrews * Argenbright * Asbury * Austin * Avery * Badgett * Bailey * Ballard * Bard * Barker * Barr * Barron * Barrows * Bartlett * Baskerville * Bateman * Beach * Beegle * Belcher * Belisle * Bell * Bennett * Berry * Bever * Bird * Black * Blount * Boreing * Borland * Bosley * Boswell * Botkin * Bottom * Boulware * Bowden * Boyd * Boyer * Boyts * Braden * Bradley * Bricker * Brixner * Broaddus * Brodie * Brooks * Brown * Browning * Brumbach * Brundige * Bryant * Buchner * Buck * Buckeridge * Bullock * Burnes * Burns * Burrows * Butler * Campbell * Cantrell * Capps * Carleton * Carman * Carnes * Carter * Catron * Chambers * Champion * Chapin * Chastain * Cheverton * Childs * Chorette * Chrisman * Christy * Church * Clark * Cloud * Coates * Cole * Compton * Concklin * Cook * Coulter * Cowan * Cowles * Cox * Crabb * Crabtree * Craig * Crawford * Crumly * Cuppy * Curry * Daniel * Daniels * Davidson * Davis * Deacon * Decker * Deerwester * DeJarnatt * DeLung * Dever * Dickey * Dore * Douglas * Douglass * Drennan * Duke * Duncan * Dunham * Durand * Durrett * Eakin * Edwards * Eichler * Eldridge * Elledge * Elliott * Embree * Evans * Everingham * Ewin * Falor * Farmer * Fawcett * Fay * Field * Fitzjerrell * Flesher * Fletcher * Flint * Forbes * Forquer * France * Francisco * Frank * Franklin * Frederick * Frizell * Fry * Fudge * Fulkerson * Fulton * Gibbs * Gilbert * Gilbreath * Gilmore * Gird * Goodrick * Gorrell * Goslin * Gosney * Gotshall * Graham * Gregg * Groves * Haas * Hackett * Hale * Hall * Hamilton * Hammer * Hammers * Handly * Hanes * Hanks * Hannah * Harbert * Hardesty * Hardin * Hardinger * Harman * Harper * Harrison * Hart * Hartwell * Hawkins * Haworth * Haynes * Hays * Hedden * Hegnauer * Henderson * Henry * Hensley * Herndon * Herrell * Herrmann * Hess * Heylmun * Hibbs * Hickman * Higgins * Hill * Hinton * Hirni * Hirschi * Hoagland * Hodges * Hoffman * Hogan * Holcomb * Holderman * Hollenback * Hook * Howerton * Huckeby * Hudelson * Hudson * Huff * Huffman * Hukel * Hulett * Humphrey * Hurly * Hutchinson * Innis * Irish * Jackson * Jarvis * Jay * Jenkins * Jeter * Johannes * Johnson * Jones * Kauffer * Keaton * Keep * Keirsey * Kellogg * Kelsey * Kepner * Kimble * Kions * Kirkpatrick * Klostermyer * Knisley * Knorp * La Tourrette * Lakey * Lamb * Lamon * Lampkin * Lane * Langdon * Langsford * Lashbrooke * Laskey * Laughlin * Lee * Leech * Lefker * Lentz * Leslie * Levy * Lindsay * Little * Livingston * Logue * Lowry * Ludwick * Lyle * Magill * Mains * Maltbie * Manley * Mann * Manners * Martin * Massie * Matchett * Maupin * Maxwell * Mayes * Maynard * McAninch * McBride * McClintic * McComb * McConnell * McCool * McCormack * McCory * McCraw * McCutchen * McElroy * McFarland * McGaughey * McGrew * McHenry * McKee * McKibben * McKim * McNeil * McNutt * McReynolds * Mead * Meak * Meek * Meeker * Messersmith * Messinger * Miller * Millering * Mills * Mitchell * Moler * Moore * Morgan * Morrell * Morris * Morrison * Moudy * Murphy * Myers * Naylor * Neptune * Newberry * Newsome * Newton * Nichols * Nickerson * Noland * Norman * North * Orcutt * Orear * Owen * Pace * Page * Pardee * Park * Parker * Parkinson * Pattison * Patty * Pearson * Peck * Perreck * Piepmeier * Pierce * Pitchford * Poage * Porter * Poer * Pratt * Price * Pulliam * Putnam * Pyle * Rafter * Rand * Randall * Rankin * Ray * Redmon * Reeder * Reese * Renick * Requa * Reynolds * Rhodes * Richardson * Rief * Risley * Ritchey * Robinson * Robords * Rogers * Rubel * Ruble * Rudy * Sallee * Sanderson * Sartain * Satterlee * Schwechheimer * Scott * Scudder * Sears * Settle * Shafer * Shannon * Sharpless * Shelton * Shepherd * Sheppard * Shore * Showalter * Shubert * Sick * Silvers * Simpson * Sims * Skaggs * Smith * Snodgrass * Speer * Spencer * Stafford * Staley * Standish * Stanley * Starke * Stealey * Steele * Stevens * Stewart * Stonebraker * Stubblefield * Sturtevant * Sullens * Sullivan * Swinney * Talbot * Taylor * Teeter * Thomas * Thompson * Tilson * Tinsley * Toler * Trimble * Trowbridge * Tucker * Tygard * Vance * Varnes * Vickers * Wade * Wainscott * Walley * Walls * Walton * Warderman * Warford * Wasson * Weathers * Webb * Weddle * Welch * Wernott * West * Wheeler * Whinery * White * Wilhite * Williams * Willoughby * Wilson * Wise * Wiseman * Wix * Wolfe * Wood * Woodfin * Woodhouse * Woods * Wright * Wyard * Wyatt * Yoakam * Zeal *

Bates County, Missouri is located in the west central portion of the state of Missouri and is surrounded by the following counties: Vernon County, Missouri * Cass County, Missouri * Henry County, Missouri * St. Clair County, Missouri * Linn County, Kansas * and Miami County, Kansas. (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 $6.95 as a digital download! A large amount of history and genealogy information for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of  Bates County, Missouri from its first settlement to 1883. Includes considerable information concerning the Civil War period.

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FREE sample family biography available

To view a sample biography, click here

 

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Since we offer many different county history and genealogy CDs, please be sure to specify that you wish to order the Bates 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 (click for details)

 

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