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Early map of Platte County, Missouri including Platte City, Weston, Parkville, Waldron, Camden Point, Edgerton, FarleyPlatte County, Missouri History and Genealogy

1780 pages of Platte County, Missouri history and genealogy including information for more than 1400 families plus 5 different maps featuring 22 Platte County, Missouri communities

An informative and historical overview of Platte County, Missouri including four separate sections on one CD which include 5 historical maps (1851, 1902, 1904, 1920's and 1929)showing the locations of 24 settlements; plus the full 1885 Missouri Historical Company History of Platte County, Missouri book including 315 biographies; plus the full 1897 Annals of Platte County, Missouri by W. M. Paxton with 1183 pages. An important resource for the study and research of Platte 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 on four separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One of four, ALL on one CD: Maps of Platte County, Missouri
Included here are the Western Central region of Missouri sections of 5 different historical maps:

A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Platte County, Missouri just thirteen years after Platte County was formed. Locations shown: New Market * Parkville * Platte City * Weston *

B. A map of 1902 Platte County, Missouri showing the locations of 19 different settlements including all of the following: Artesian * Barry * Beverly Sta. * Camden Point * Dearborn * Edgerton * Farley * Iatan * New Market * Parkville * Platte City * Ridgeley * Settles Sta. * Stillings (East Leavenworth) * Sugar Lake * Tracy * Waldron * Weston * Woodruff *

C. A map of 1904 Platte County, Missouri showing the locations of 22 different settlements including all of the following: Beverly Station * Camden Point * Dearborn * Dye * Edgerton * Edgerton Station * Farley * Hampton * Hoover * Iatan * Linkville * Newmarket * Parkville * Platte City * Ridgeley * Settles Station * Stillings * Sugarlake * Tracy * Waldron * Weston * Woodruff * The 1904 map of Platte County can be viewed here: Platte County, Missouri 1904 Map

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

E. 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 four, ALL on one CD: Platte County, Missouri in 1913
Included here are five pages concerning Platte 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 four, ALL on one CD: The complete 1885 History of Platte County, Missouri by the National Historical Company.
This detailed (597 pages in all) book has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Platte County, Missouri from its earliest settlement up to 1885. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Platte County, Missouri including all of the historical and biographical information. Included are a total of 315 different Platte County, Missouri family biographies.
 

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • The Indians in Platte County, Missouri

  • Explorations and Pioneers of Platte County, Missouri

  • The Platte Purchase

  • Earlier Permanent Settlements of Platte County, Missouri

  • Early Settlers of Platte County, Missouri (5 packed pages of names)

  • Organization of Platte County, Missouri

  • Material Progress of 1841-1860

  • Early Militia Organizations in Platte County, Missouri

  • The Mormon War

  • The Mexican War

  • The Kansas Troubles

  • The Civil War in Platte County, Missouri (81 pages, detailed history)

  • Enlistments for Southern Army from Platte County, Missouri

  • Union Enlistments from Platte County, Missouri

  • Federal Occupation of Platte County

  • Platte County Homicides and Trials

  • Platte County Bench and Bar

  • Politics and Public Men of Platte County, Missouri

  • Platte County Schools and Colleges

  • Material Progress of 1865-1885 in Platte County, Missouri

  • Platte County Railroads

  • Platte County Churches and Lodges

  • Newspapers and Journalists in Platte County, Missouri

  • Townships of Platte County: Pettis Township * May Township * Waldron Township * Preston Township * Carroll Township * Lee Township * Fair Township * Green Township * Weston Township * Marshall Township *

  • Platte County, Missouri City and Town Histories: Atchison Junction * Barry * Beverly * Buena Vista * Camden Point * Dearborn * East Leavenworth * Edgerton * Farley * Hampton * Iatan * Linkville * New Market * Parkville * Platte City * Ridgely * Settle Station * Sugar Lake * Tracy * Waldron * Weston *

  • Platte County Biographical Sketches

Included is a total of 315 Platte County, Missouri family biographies (valuable for genealogy) including each of the following surnames:
(more than 1000 other surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these biographies): (Numerous additional families are included in the second section listed below) To view a sample biography from this book, click here Abbott * Adams * Adkins * Albright * Alderson * Alexander * Allen * Anderson * Andrews * Asher * Atkins * Babcock * Baber * Bailey * Baker * Baldwin * Ballard * Banning * Barbee * Beckley * Beller * Benner * Blackburn * Bledsoe * Blythe * Bonifant * Bowen * Boydston * Brasfield * Brill * Brown * Bryant * Bueneman * Burgess * Burnes * Burruss * Callicotte * Calvert * Carson * Cartwright * Cecil * Chesnut * Chinn * Chrisman * Clarke * Clements * Clemings * Coburn * Cockrill * Coffey *Collier * Collins * Cook * Cox * Crutchfield * Cunningham * Dale * Davis * Deister * Doke * Duncan * Durkes * Dye * Eckert * Elley * Ellinger * Ellis * Engelhardt * Esmond * Evans * Fankhanel * Farmer * Farrington * Fellows * Flannery * Ford * Fulton * Funk * Gabbert * Gaylord * Gilbert * Gosney * Graves * Gregg * Grover * Guenther * Hammond * Hamon * Hardesty * Harrington * Harris * Heilemann * Herndon * Hillix * Hodges * Hull * Humphrey * Hurst * Jackson * Jacquemin * Johnson * Johnston * Jones * Kahm * Keller * Kenney * Kirkpatrick * Kirtley * Klamm * Krause * Kurtz * Kyle * Lamar * Lanter * Layton * Level * Lewis * Lindsay * Link * Linville * Littlejohn * Lollar * Lovelady * Lowe * Luthy * Magee * Magers * Martin * Mason * McAdow * McComas * McCormick * McMonigle * Meyer * Miller * Mills * Mitchell * Monson * Moore * Moss * Mountjoy * Mullendore * Mundy * Murdock * Naylor * Nelson * Newby * Newhouse * Newman * Newton * Nieman * Noble * Noland * Noll * Nunnelly * Oberdick * Offutt * Ohlhausen * Overbeck * Owens * Pack * Park * Parr * Paxton * Pearce * Pence * Perrin * Pratt * Price * Rader * Railey * Rainey * Rees * Renz * Reynolds * Risk * Rixey * Robbins * Robinson * Roney * Rose * Ruf * Russell * Schneider * Searcy * Seever * Shafer * Shenkner * Shepard * Shouse * Siler * Skaggs * Skillman * Slaughter * Smith * Soward * Spears * Stabler * Starks * Steele * Stephens * Stone * Stuckey * Stultz * Styne * Summers * Swaney * Synnamon * Talbot * Tate * Thatcher * Thomas * Thompson * Thornhill * Thorp * Threlkeld * Throckmorton * Tinder * Turner * Valliant * Wallace * Waller * Warner * Weisser * Weldin * Wells * Wheeler * White * Whiteley * Wiehe * Wilkerson * Willhoite * Williams * Winston * Wood * Woodbridge * Woolston * Wren *

Section Four of four, ALL on one CD: The complete 1897 Annals of Platte County, Missouri by W. M. Paxton.
Published in 1897 by Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co., Kansas City, MO.  Written by W. M. Paxton and includes 1183 pages.

From the title page:
"From its Exploration Down to June 1, 1897; With Genealogies of Its Noted Families, and Sketches of its Pioneers and Distinguished People."
"Showing That, By Intermarriage, We Have Become One Great Family."

An exceptionally detailed accounting of life in Platte County, Missouri starting with the first exploration of the area and continuing year by year up to the date of publication in 1897. An accounting of daily life including of hundreds (and perhaps thousands) of marriages including the date and full names of the couple; prices of food items; slaves sold at auction; Civil War life, skirmishes, atrocities; grasshopper plagues; floods; fires; weather events; robberies; murders; hangings and lynchings; drownings; suicides; elections; outbreaks of disease; churches and preachers; schools; graduates from various colleges and institutes; picnics and fairs; land sales; businesses opened and closed; the Temperance movement; roads, railroads, and bridges built; the "Soreheads" vs the "Ring"; lists of businessmen and public officials; plus much more.

More than 10,000 individuals are mentioned by name. A full name and topic index is included making it easy to locate any person or topic. This book on CD is also fully searchable.

Included are numerous deaths which often include extended family information. More than 1100 families are mentioned in these notices. Many list detailed family information covering several generations.  These are only some of the surnames included:  (Numerous additional families are included in the second section listed above) To view a sample of the biographical information from this book, click here Abbott * Adams * Adkins * Aker * Albricht * Alders * Alderson * Alexander * Allen * Aller * Allison * Almond * Alvis * Anders * Anderson * Andrews * Armstrong * Arnold * Ashby * Asher * Atchison * Babcock * Baber * Bailey * Baker * Baldwin * Ballard * Bane * Banister * Barbee * Barnard * Barnes * Barton * Basye * Baughman * Baxter * Beall * Bean * Beaumont * Beckley * Beckum * Beery * Bell * Beller * Bellis * Belt * Bemis * Benner * Benning * Bernard * Berry * Bingley * Birch * Bishop * Black * Blakley * Bland * Blankenship * Blanton * Bledsoe * Bond * Bone * Bonifant * Bonnell * Bons * Bosch * Bowen * Bowers * Bowlin * Bowman * Bowring * Boyd * Boydston * Brady * Branch * Brasfield * Brashear * Breckenridge * Breckinridge * Breen * Brenner * Bright * Brightwell * Brill * Brink * Broadhurst * Brock * Brown * Browning * Bruce * Brunts * Bruton * Bryant * Buchanan * Bueneman * Bullock * Burckhartt * Burge * Burgess * Burnes * Burnett * Burruss * Busey * Butler * Butts * Byram * Bywaters * Cain * Callahan * Callicotte * Calvert * Campbell * Cannon * Carbaugh * Carmody * Carpenter * Carson * Cartwright * Cary * Cecil * Chance * Chesnut * Childs * Chinn * Chreech * Christy * Clardy * Clark * Clarke * Clay * Clement * Clements * Clough * Coakley * Cochran * Cockrell * Cockriel * Cockrill * Coffey * Cole * Coleman * Colley * Collier * Collins * Colman * Conant * Conn * Connaway * Conner * Cook * Coons * Cooper * Coots * Copeland * Corbin * Couch * Cox * Crabb * Crain * Crobarger * Crosky * Crosswhite * Crutchfield * Cumberford * Daniel * Darnall * Davidson * Davis * Dawson * De Bard * De Berry * Dean * Dearing * Deets * Deister * Deitz * Demoss * Devlin * Dick * Dickason * Diester * Dillingham * Doke * Doniphan * Dooley * Doppler * Dorriss * Doss * Dougherty * Downey * Downing * Doyle * Drais * Drennon * Dulin * Dunagan * Dunbar * Duncan * Dunlap * Dunn * Durham * Durkes * Dye * Dyer * Eastborn * Eckert * Edwards * Eldridge * Elgin * Ellet * Elley * Ellifrit * Ellinger * Ellington * Ellis * Elmore * Endicott * Englehardt * Eskridge * Esmond * Estes * Evans * Fackler * Farley * Farmer * Farra * Faubion * Faulconer * Feagan * Ferber * Ferrel * Field * Fightmaster * Fisher * Flannery * Fleming * Fleshman * Foley * Forbis * Ford * Foster * Fouts * Fox * Francis * Frazier * Freeland * Fry * Fulcher * Fulton * Gabbert * Gaines * Galbraith * Galloway * Gardiner * Garges * Garvin * Gaylord * George * Georgen * Gharky * Gibson * Gilbert * Gladden * Goodlander * Goodyear * Gordon * Gore * Grant * Graves * Gray * Green * Gregg * Gustin * Guthrie * Gwin * Hackett * Hale * Hall * Hamilton * Hamm * Hancock * Handley * Hansford * Hardesty * Hardwicke * Harrington * Harris * Harsha * Hartley * Hartman * Hassengager * Hatfield * Hatton * Hawkins * Hayes * Heath * Hedges * Hellman * Henderson * Henry * Henson * Herndon * Hess * Hiatt * Higgins * Hill * Hillix * Hinkle * Hixon * Hodges * Hogsett * Holder * Holladay * Holland * Hollingsworth * Holt * Hon * Hoover * Hope * Hornback * Hornbuckle * Hoy * Hudson * Hufford * Hughes * Hulett * Hull * Hulse * Humphrey * Hunt * Hurlburt * Hurst * Hutson * Huvendahl * Hymer * Ilkenhans * Jack * Jacks * Jackson * Jenkins * Jennings * Jermane * Jeter * Jetter * Jewett * Johnson * Johnston * Jones * Kahm * Kaufman * Kay * Keller * Kemper * Kemphefner * Kennedy * Kenney * Kerr * Kidwell * Kiefer * Kimsey * King * Kipp * Kirtley * Kisker * Kitchen * Klamm * Kline * Knopf * Koker * Krause * Kurtz * Kuykendall * Kyle * La Rue * Lamar * Lankford * Lanter * Larkin * Larry * Laughlin * Lawless * Layton * Leachman * Leavel * Leimkuyler * Leipard * Lewis * Liggett * Light * Lindsay * Link * Linn * Linville * Loan * Lober * Logan * Loller * Lowe * Lowman * Lowmiller * Lutes * Luthy * Macey * Madding * Magers * Maget * Malott * Mann * Markwell * Marsh * Martin * Mason * Masoner * Masterson * Mattox * Maupin * Mauzey * Maxey * Maxfield * Mayo * McAdow * McAfee * McAlexander * McCall * McCarthy * McClain * McClosky * McCluer * McColum * McComas * McConnell * McCormick * McDaniel * McDonald * McEowen * McGachager * McGee * McGuire * McKinney * McLane * McMillan * McQueen * Meads * Meek * Merchant * Meritt * Merryman * Metcalfe * Middleton * Miller * Minnear * Minor * Mitchell * Montgomery * Moody * Mooneyham * Moore * Moreland * Morgan * Morin * Morrow * Morton * Moss * Mothershead * Mulkey * Mundy * Murdock * Murphy * Murray * Myles * Nash * Naylor * Nelson * Newby * Newhouse * Newman * Newton * Nicol * Noland * Noll * Nolley * Noonan * Norton * Nower * Nunnelly * O'Conner * O'Daniels * Offutt * Ohlhausen * Ohlsclager * Oldham * Oliver * O'Rourke * Osborn * Overbeck * Owen * Owens * Pack * Packer * Page * Palmer * Pancake * Park * Parr * Parrish * Parrott * Patton * Paxton * Payne * Peed * Pence * Pepper * Perrin * Perry * Pettillo * Pierce * Pitcher * Pitts * Plummer * Pope * Porter * Poss * Potter * Powell * Power * Prather * Pratt * Price * Prior * Pullins * Pumphrey * Quinn * Rader * Railey * Ralston * Ramey * Ransdall * Ratliff * Reddish * Redman * Reed * Rees * Reese * Reineke * Remington * Renner * Renz * Reynolds * Rice * Richardson * Riley * Ringo * Risk * Ritner * Rixey * Roach * Robeker * Roberts * Robertson * Robinson * Robker * Rogers * Rohring * Rollins * Rose * Ross * Ruf * Rule * Ruthven * Ryan * Saunders * Sayle * Schaback * Schmidt * Scott * Searcy * Sebus * Seever * Settle * Sewell * Shackelford * Shafer * Shanklin * Sharp * Sheely * Shepard * Sherwood * Shortridge * Shouse * Shultz * Siler * Silvey * Simmons * Simpson * Singleton * Sisk * Skaggs * Skinner * Sloan * Slone * Smelser * Smith * Smither * Snell * Snider * Sodeman * Soper * Spears * Spencer * Spicer * Spratt * Springer * Srite * St. John * Stafford * Stagner * Stallard * Standiford * Staples * Stark * Steele * Steinweden * Stewart * Stigers * Stone * Story * Studdard * Sturgiss * Sullivan * Summers * Surrat * Sutton * Swain * Swaney * Swope * Sydener * Tate * Tatman * Tays * Tebbs * Teegarden * Termier * Thatcher * Thomas * Thompson * Thorn * Thornhill * Thornton * Thorp * Threlkeld * Throckmorton * Timberlake * Tinder * Todd * Tribble * Triplett * Tucker * Tuder * Tudor * Turner * Tyson * Unmessig * Ussary * Vallandingham * Valliant * Vaughn * Veach * Veatch * Venemen * Venrick * Vermillion * Vineyard * Vories * Wade * Waggener * Wagle * Waldron * Walker * Wallace * Waller * Wallingford * Walruff * Walters * Warner * Webb * Webber * Weber * Welch * Weldon * Wells * West * Westerfield * Wheeler * White * Whiteley * Whitlock * Whitton * Wilhite * Wilhoite * Wilkerson * Wilkinson * Williams * Willis * Wills * Wilson * Winburn * Winchell * Wingo * Winn * Winston * Winter * Winzer * Wood * Woodland * Woods * Woodson * Woodward * Worth * Wright * Yates * Yocom * Yocum * Young * Zabrisky * Zachery * Zarn * Zonne *

Platte County, Missouri is located in the West Central portion of Missouri and is bordered by the following counties: Clay County, Missouri * Clinton County, Missouri * Buchanan County, Missouri * Atchison County, Kansas * and Wyandotte 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.

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The cost for this CD containing all four 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 Platte County, Missouri from its first settlement to 1897.

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FREE sample family biographies available

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

To view a sample biography from the 1897 Annals of Platte County, Missouri, click here

 

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