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Early map of Ray County, Missouri including Richmond, Lawson, Camden, Orrick, Hardin, Knoxville, HenryRay County, Missouri History and Genealogy

840 pages of Ray County, Missouri history and genealogy including 731 family biographies plus 6 different maps featuring 33 Ray County, Missouri communities

An informative and historical overview of Ray County, Missouri including three separate sections on one CD which include 6 historical maps (1851, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1920's and 1929) showing the locations of 33 settlements; plus the full 1881 Missouri Historical Company History of Ray County, Missouri book including 523 biographies plus the full Portrait and Biographical Record of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties, Missouri published in 1893 with 208 biographies for Ray County. An important resource for the study and research of Ray 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 Ray 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 Ray County, Missouri just thirty one years after Ray County was formed. Locations shown: Camden * Crab Orchard * Grape Grove * Knoxville * Richmond

B. A map of 1899 Ray County, Missouri showing the locations of 30 different settlements including all of the following: Camden * Cato * Crab Orchard * Dockery * Elmira * Fleming * Floyd * Fox * Georgeville * Hardin * Henry (Lexington Junction) * Hulls Point * Knoxville * Lawson * Louella * Millville * Morton * North Lexington * Orrick * Ovid * Rayville (Hallard Station) * Richmond * Rockingham * Sandals * St. Cloud's Springs * Sunshine * Swanwick * Taitsville * Tinney Grove * Vibbard *

C. A map of 1902 Ray County, Missouri showing the locations of 19 different settlements including all of the following: Camden * Elmira * Fleming * Georgeville * Hardin * Henry (Lexington Junction) * Hulls Point * Knoxville * Lawson * Millville * Morton * North Lexington * Orrick * Rayville (Hallard Sta.) * Richmond * Rockingham * Swanwick * Taitsville * Vibbard *

D. A map of 1904 Ray County, Missouri showing the locations of 25 different settlements including all of the following: Camden * Crab Orchard * Dockery * Elmira * Fleming * Fox * Georgeville * Hardin * Henry * Knoxville * Lakeview * Lawson * Millville * Morton * Orrick * Ovid * Rayville * Regal * Richmond * Rockingham * Sandals * Sunshine * Taitsville * Tinney Grove * Vibbard * The 1904 map of Ray County can be viewed here: Ray County, Missouri 1904 Map

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 1881 "History of Ray County, Missouri" by the Missouri Historical Company.
This detailed (840 pages in all) book has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Ray County, Missouri from its earliest settlement up to 1881. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Ray County, Missouri including all of the historical and biographical information. Included are a total of 523 different Ray County, Missouri family biographies.

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • The History of Missouri

  • History of Ray County

  • Topography

  • The Pioneer in Ray County, Missouri

  • Early Ray County Settlements and Settlers

  • Indians in Ray County

  • Ray County Organization

  • First Ray County Seat

  • Removal of the Ray County Seat

  • First Marriages in Ray County

  • Ray County Townships: First Townships * Crooked River Township * Fishing River Township * Richmond Township * Grape Grove Township * Camden Township * Knoxville Township * Polk Township

  • Ray County Officers

  • Ray County’s War Record: War of 1812 * Black Hawk War * Florida War * Heatherly War * Mormon War * Mexican War

  • The Civil War and Ray County, Missouri

  • Confederate Soldiers (very lengthy and detailed list of Ray County Confederate soldiers)

  • Union Soldiers (very lengthy and detailed list of Ray County Union soldiers)

  • Churches in Ray County

  • Public Schools of Ray County

  • Richmond College at Richmond, Missouri

  • Ray County Societies & Lodges

  • Ray County Newspapers

  • Explosion of the Saluda Steamboat

  • The Cyclone of 1878

  • Ray County Cities, Towns and Villages: Albany * Camden * Elk Horn - Crab Orchard * Fredericksburg - New Garden * Georgeville * Haller Station - Rayville * Hardin * Henry * Hull’s Point * Knoxville * Lawson * Lisbonville * Millville * Morton * North Lexington * Orrick * Pleasant View * Richmond * Russellvlle - Fox * Swanwick * Taitsville * Tinney’s Grove - Mt. Pleasant * Vibbard * Wilmot

  • Testimony of David Whitmer

  • Geology of Ray County

  • Incidents, Accidents, and Crimes in Ray County

  • Ray County Statistics

  • Population of Ray County

  • Ray County Biographical Sketches

  • Included is a total of 523 Ray County, Missouri family biographies (valuable for genealogy) including each of the following surnames:
    (well over 2000 other surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these biographies): (see the additional book listed in section three below for an additional 208 Ray County biographies): To view a sample biography from this book, click here Akers * Allen * Allison * Alspaugh * Anderson * Artman * Asbury * Austin * Babcock * Bacon * Bailey * Bales Ball * Ballinger * Banister * Bankston * Barham * Barr * Bates * Baum * Bell * Berten * Bissell * Black * Blain * Blythe * Bogart * Boggess * Bogie * Bohannon * Borgart * Botts * Bowen * Bowman * Bright * Brock * Brockman * Brown * Brumfield * Bryan * Buchanan * Buist * Burgess * Bush * Campbell * Canada * Carpenter * Carter * Cates * Cato * Chenault * Child * Clampitt * Clark * Cleavenger * Clemens * Coffman * Colley * Collier * Comer * Conrow * Cook * Cooper * Cornelison * Cox * Crain * Cramer * Craven * Creason * Creel * Creer * Crenshaw * Crispin * Crithfield * Crowley * Cummins * Cunningham * Davis * Dawson * Deacy * Degraffenreid * Devlin * Dickenson * Doniphan * Donoven * Dorton * Duncan * Dunn * Duval * Duvall * Earhart * Edgar * Elliott * Ellis * Endicott * Endsley * Erwin * Esrey * Esry * Esteb * Estill * Evans * Ewing * Farris * Ferree * Finch * Fisher * Flournoy * Fowler * Francis * Frank * Frazer * Frazier * Gant * Garner * Garrett * Gaston * Gentry * George * Gibson * Goodman * Gordan * Gorton * Gosney * Gossage * Grandstaff * Green * Greenawalt * Greene * Grimes * Grove * Grow * Gunnell * Guy * Haligan * Hall * Hamacher * Hamil * Hamilton * Hannah * Hannas * Happy * Harbison * Harper * Harris * Harrison * Hatfield * Hauser * Haynes * Henderson * Hess * Hewlett * Hightower * Hines * Hinman * Holman * Hubbell * Hughes * Humphreys * Hunt * Hunter * Huntsman * Hurt * Huskisson * Jackson * Jacobs * James * Johnson * Jones * Kavanaugh * Kell * Kelmel * Keyes * Kice * Killgrove * Kincaid * King * Kinzon * Kirkham * Kite * Knight * Lancaster * Larkey * Lavelock * Leforgee * Lentz * Lile * Lillard * Linvill * Loyd * Maddux * Magill * Maitland * Mansur * Mapel * Marshall * Mason * Mathena * Mayes * McBee * McCuistion * McCuistion * McDonald * McEnroe * McGaugh * McGinnis * McGuire * McIntosh * McKissack * McVey * McWhorter * Megede * Mellon * Merideth * Metts * Miller * Milstead * Mitchell * Montgomery * Moore * Morris * Morton * Mosby * Moss * Mullin * Nation * Nelson * Noble * Noel * Norvell * Ogg * Oliphant * Oster * Page * Painter * Palmer * Patton * Paxton * Peeler * Perdue * Perry * Peters * Pettus * Pickering * Piercey * Pigg * Pinckney * Pope * Porter * Porterfield * Post * Prichard * Priest * Proctor * Pugh * Quarles * Quesenberry * Ralph * Raum * Reed * Remelins * Remley * Renfro * Reyburn * Rhodes * Riffe * Rimmer * Ritter * Roach * Roberts * Robertson * Robinett * Robinson * Ross * Ross * Rothrock * Rowland * Rush * Russell * Sacry * Sanderson * Sater * Savage * Scantling * Schooler * Searcy * Settle * Sevier * Seward * Shaw * Shepard * Shimmin * Shirky * Shoop * Shotwell * Shrum * Simmerman * Singleton * Sisk * Sitterman * Sloan * Smith * Spencer * Spurlock * Spurrier * Stanley * Starkey * Starr * Stephenson * Stevinson * Stockwell * Stone * Stout * Stratton * Sturgis * Suits * Swickard * Switzer * Tait * Tarwater * Taylor * Teegarden * Thomas * Thompson * Thornton * Tiffin * Tompkins * Tompson * Trigg * Trout * Tucker * Turner * Vanbebber * Vanderpool * Vandeveer * Vantrump * Vaughn * Walker * Wall * Walters * Wasson * Watkins * Weakley * Weber * Weeks * Weigles * Wells * White * Whitmer * Williams * Wilson * Winger * Withers * Wollard * Wood * Woodroof * Woodson * Worley * Wright * Yates * Young * Zeiseness *

    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 208 biographies for Ray County, Missouri: (see the additional book listed above in section two for an additional 523 Ray County biographies): To view a sample biography from this book, click here Akers * Allison * Asbury * Atterberry * Babcock * Baber * Ball * Ballinger * Barger * Bates * Bathgate * Bay * Bogie * Bohannon * Branham * Brasher * Brockman * Brown * Buchanan * Burns * Campbell * Carlyle * Clark * Clements * Clevenger * Conrow * Cornthwait * Cowdery * Cowles * Craven * Crenshaw * Crispin * Crowley * Davis * Deacy * Dear * Denhem * Dickey * Dorton * Duffett * Duncan * Duvall * Elliott * Ellis * Endsley * Esrey * Estill * Ewing * Farris * Finley * Fitch * Fowler * Frakes * Frazier * Galle * Gant * Gardner * Garner * Gentry * Grace * Halstead * Hamilton * Happy * Harder * Harrison * Harwood * Hauser * Haynes * Hewlett * Hightower * Hill * Hines * Holman * Hubbell * Hughes * Hull * Hunt * Hurt * Jackson * James * Jennings * Johnson * Joiner * Kell * Kendall * Keyes * Kirkpatrick * Langford * Lavelock * Leforgee * Leirman * Mason * McAfee * McCormick * McDonald * McGaugh * McGinnis * McLean * McMullin * McNair * Morgan * Morrow * Mosby * Moyer * Nickelson * Patton * Perdue * Petty * Pierce * Pigg * Price * Priest * Quesenberry * Quesenbery * Ralph * Renick * Reyburn * Rice * Ringo * Robinson * Roe * Rogers * Sandals * Sanderson * Settle * Sevier * Shaw * Shimmin * Shoop * Shotwell * Shrewsbury * Sisk * Smith * Spurlock * Stapp * Steel * Stephenson * Stevenson * Stickle * Stigall * Straube * Switzer * Tarwater * Taylor * Teagarden * Thomas * Thompson * Trigg * Tucker * Vanhoozer * Vaughn * Vinsant * Wasson * Wertz * Whitmer * Wilson * Wollard * Woodson * Wright * Yingling *

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

    Ray County, Missouri is located in the West Central portion of Missouri and is surrounded by the following counties: Clay County, Missouri * Clinton County, Missouri * Caldwell County, Missouri * Carroll County, MissouriLafayette County, Missouri * and Jackson County, Missouri (click on county names for further 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 Ray County, Missouri from its first settlement to 1881.

    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 1881 History, click here

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

     

    How to order:

    All three of the 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:

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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 Ray 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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