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Early map of Clay County, Missouri including Liberty, Excelsior Springs, Kearney, Smithville, Holt, Missouri CityClay County, Missouri History and Genealogy

457 pages of Clay County, Missouri history and genealogy including 236 family biographies plus 6 different maps

An informative and historical overview of Clay County, Missouri including three separate books on CD which include 6 historical maps (1851, 1902, 1904, 1913, 1920's and 1929)showing the locations of 36 settlements; plus the full 1885 Missouri Historical Company History of Clay County, Missouri book including 236 family biographies plus the full Portrait and Biographical Record of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties, Missouri published in 1893 with 120 biographies for Clay County.  An important resource for the study and research of Clay County, Missouri history and genealogy.

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 three separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One of three, ALL on one CD: Maps of Clay County, Missouri
Included here are the Western Central region of Missouri sections of 6 different historical maps:
A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Clay County, Missouri just twenty nine years after Clay County was formed. Locations shown: Barry * Elm Grove * Kendall * Liberty * Randolph *

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

B. A map of 1902 Clay County, Missouri showing the locations of 16 different settlements including all of the following: Bement * Birmingham * Clay * Excelsior Springs * Harlem * Holt * Kearney * Liberty * Minaville * Missouri City * Mosby * Moscow * Paradise * Randolph * Smithville * Winner *

C. A map of 1904 Clay County, Missouri showing the locations of 23 different settlements including all of the following: Arley * Birmingham * Chandler * Excelsior Springs * Gashland * Harlem * Holt * Kearney * Liberty * Linden * Miltondale * Minaville * Missouri City * Mosby * Moscow * Narona * Nashua * Paradise * Prathersville * Randolph * Smithville * Thornton * Wabash *

D. A map of 1913 Clay County, Missouri showing the locations of 27 different settlements including all of the following: Acme * Barry * Birmingham * Chandler * Claysville * Corum Springs * Excelsior Springs * Excelsior Springs Jct. * Gashland * Greenville * Holt * Kearney * Liberty * Liberty Landing * Linden * Miltondale * Missouri City * Mosby * Moscow * Nashua * North Kansas City * Paradise * Pratherville * Randolph * Smithville * Stockdale * Winner *

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

F. 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: The complete 1885 History of Clay County, Missouri by the National Historical Company.
This detailed (457 pages in all!) book has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Clay County, Missouri from its earliest settlement up to 1885. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Clay County, Missouri including all of the historical and family biographical information. Included are a total of 236 different family biographies.
 

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • Early History to the Organization of Clay County, Missouri

  • The Indians in Clay County, Missouri

  • The French and Spaniards

  • First Explorations by Americans

  • First American Settlers in Clay County, Missouri

  • An Indian Fight

  • Organization of Clay County, Missouri

  • History of Clay County, Missouri 1822 to 1830

  • General Historical Sketch of Clay County, Missouri

  • First Sessions of Clay County Court

  • First Circuit Court of Clay County, Missouri

  • Crimes in Clay County, Missouri

  • Clay County Roads and Ferries

  • History of Clay County, Missouri 1830 to 1840

  • Early Days in Clay County, Missouri

  • The Deep Snow of 1830-31

  • Building the First Clay County Court House

  • Clay County, Missouri in 1836

  • The Mormon War

  • History of Clay County, Missouri 1840 to 1844

  • Great Flood of 1844

  • Clay County, Missouri in Mexican War

  • From 1850 to Troubles in Kansas

  • California Gold Fever

  • Smithville, Missouri Tragedy of 1854

  • During Kansas Troubles to 1861

  • The Civil War in Clay County, Missouri

  • History of Clay County, Missouri during 1861

  • The First Federal Troops

  • The Battle of Blue Mills

  • During the Year 1862

  • Parker's Raid on Liberty, Missouri

  • Enrolled Missouri Militia

  • During the Year 1863 in Clay County, Missouri

  • Raid on Missouri City, Missouri

  • After the Lawrence Raid

  • The Paw-Paw Militia

  • During the Year 1864 in Clay County, Missouri

  • Bushwhacker Raids

  • Leading Incidents 1865-1885 in Clay County, Missouri

  • Last of the Bushwhackers

  • Robbery of Clay County Bank in Liberty, Missouri

  • Railroads in Clay County, Missouri

  • The James Brothers ( Jesse James and Frank James )

  • Clay County, Missouri Schools

  • William Jewell College of Liberty, Missouri

  • Liberty Township

  • Fishing River Township

  • Platte Township

  • Biographical

  • Kearney Township

  • Washington Township

  • Gallatin Township

  • City and Town Histories: Liberty * Missouri City * Excelsior Springs * Prathersville * Smithville * Gosneyville * Kearney * Holt * Greenville * Claysville * Barry * Harlem * Moscow * Arnold's Station * Minaville *

  • Family Biographical Sketches

Included is a total of 236 Clay County, Missouri family biographies (valuable for genealogy) including each of the following family surnames:
(more than 1000 other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these family biographies) (see the additional book listed in section four below for an additional 120 Clay County biographies): To view a sample biography from this book, click here Adams * Adkins * Allcorn * Allen * Anderson * Arnold * Atchison * Baldwin * Ballard * Barbour * Barnes * Beauchamp * Bellew * Bethel * Bevins * Bishop * Blackwood * Boggess * Boregard * Brasfield * Broadhurst * Bronaugh * Burgess * Burris * Buster * Buxton * Byrd * Calhoun * Campbell * Carpenter * Carter * Chrisman * Clardy * Clark * Cockrell * Corbin * Costello * Courtney * Crafton * Crawford * Damon * Davis * Denny * Ditto * Donovan * Dooley * Dougherty * Drew * Duncan * Eastin * Eaton * Elliott * England * Estes * Evans * Ewing * Field * Fish * Flack * Foley * Ford * Fowler * Fraher * Frame * Francis * Funk * Gardner * Garrett * Garth * Gash * Geib * George * Gillespie * Goodwin * Gordon * Gosney * Greason * Greenfield * Groom * Grubbs * Hardwicke * Harmon * Hartel * Hawkins * Henderson * Hodges * Horner * Huffaker * Hughes * Hunter * Hutchings * Isley * Jackson * Jacobs * Jenkins * Jennett * Johnson * Jones * Keller * King * Kraus * LaRue * Leach * Leavell * Lightburne * Lincoln * Lindsey * Logan * Major * Majors * Marsh * McCray * McKee * Means * Meffert * Messick * Milbourn * Miller * Mimms * Mitchell * Moore * Mosby * Mudd * Neal * Neeley * Netherton * Newlee * Newman * Norfleet * Nowlin * Nutter * Oldham * Park * Patterson * Pence * Piburn * Pipes * Porter * Posey * Prather * Price * Reddish * Reed * Rice * Riley * Robb * Robertson * Ross * Rothwell * Russell * Saunders * Schrader * Seymour * Shannon * Shouse * Simmons * Simrall * Smith * Soper * Stogdale * Stone * Stroeter * Summers * Swartz * Swetnam * Teaney * Thatcher * Tillery * Tillman * Timberlake * Todd * Trimble * Trumbo * Vaughn * Wagy * Wallis * Watkins * Whitaker * White * Wilhoit * Williams * Willmott * Wilson * Woods * Wright * Wymore * Yates * Young *

Section Three of three, ALL on one CD: The complete Portrait and Biographical Record of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties, Missouri published by Chapman Bros., Chicago in 1893 

Includes this full book originally published in 1893 including all five counties listed which includes 555 biographies and 740 pages.  Included are 120 biographies for Clay County, Missouri: (see the additional book listed above in section three for an additional 236 Clay County biographies): To view sample biography from this book, click here Adams * Adkins * Aker * Allen * Bauserman * Benson * Bevins * Bishop * Braly * Breckenridge * Brining * Brooks * Brown * Bruce * Cavanaugh * Chrisman * Cleavenger * Collins * Conley * Corum * Courtney * Cox * Craig * Craven * Davidson * DeBerry * Dollis * Donaldson * Doniphan * Dougherty * Duncan * Eaton * Estes * Eversole * Field * Ford * Fowler * Frampton * Francis * Garth * Gash * Gilmer * Gow * Greenfield * Groom * Hardwicke * Hargrave * Harmon * Harper * Harrel * Heathman * Hopkins * Hudson * Huges * Hyder * Hymer * Jones * Kellerstrass * King * Leabo * Leitch * Letton * Lewis * Liggett * Lincoln * Majors * Mareness * McKinney * Miller * Moore * Morris * Nall * Nelson * Norfleet * Pence * Pryor * Rhodus * Robinett * Ross * Rothwell * Rowell * Rust * Sandusky * Shannon * Shelton * Simrall * Story * Thomason * Thompson * Vance * Watkins * Wilkerson * Williams * Wilson * Wirt * Withers * Wood * Woods * Wymore * Zuerker *

(For a full description of this book, click here: Portrait and Biographical Record of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties, Missouri)

Clay County, Missouri is located in the West Central portion of Missouri and is surrounded by the following counties: Platte County, Missouri * Clinton County, Missouri * Ray County, Missouri * and Jackson County, Missouri  (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 Clay County, Missouri from its first settlement to 1885.

Shipping is only $1.95 for First Class Mail in the United States and Canada.  If outside of the United States, please contact us for shipping costs. We accept checks, money orders and all major credit cards via the shopping cart, mail, or by phone at 816-204-7593.

 

Speedy Delivery!

We will ship your order within 24 hours of receiving your payment (on first business day if received on weekend or holiday.) We will securely package and ship your order by First Class Mail and you will likely receive in just 2-3 days after ordering! We also offer this CD as a high speed internet download for only $6.95.  Details here: High Speed Downloads

 

FREE sample family biographies available

To view a sample biography from the 1885 History, click here

To view a sample biography from the 1893 Portrait and Biographical Record, click here

 

 

How to order:

ALL three sections described above are included on one CD for $9.95 plus shipping.  If you wish to pay by credit card, please use the shopping cart below (checkout goes to a secure server.)  Credit card orders may also be placed by phone to Hearthstone Legacy Publications from 9 AM to 11 PM (Central Time Zone) Monday thru Saturday at 816-204-7593. If you wish to pay by check or money order, mail $11.90 ($9.95 for CD plus $1.95 shipping) to:

Hearthstone Legacy Publications

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Joplin, MO 64802-1547

Since we offer many different county history and genealogy CDs, please be sure to specify that you wish to order the Clay 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 Northwest Missouri Multi-County DVD (click for details)

 

This CD is also available as a high speed internet download. SAVE $$: The download is only $6.95 ($3.00 less than the CD plus no shipping charges!) Please read important details here before ordering as a download: High Speed Download .  Use the ADD TO CART button BELOW to order as a download:

 

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