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Ray 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.
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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
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.
Here is just some of the information included:
The History of Missouri
History of Ray County
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
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, Missouri * Lafayette 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.
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