Moniteau County Missouri


Moniteau County Historical Society Resources
Books

Book Title

Book Title

Tax List 1846 History of California by Charles D. Matheny
1900 Atlas Moniteau County Diamond Jubilee
1850 Census Masonic Cemetery by Bob Hert
1860 Census Log Homes by Perry Wilson
1880 Census Moniteau County Fair Quasquicentennial 1866-1991
Moniteau County History by Lucille McCollister Moniteau County Fair 1866-1966
Moniteau County MO History 1980 Moniteau County Schools by Larry Fletcher
History of Missouri (Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries, & Osage Counties by Goodspeed) Ghost Towns of Central MO (Cole, Miller, & Moniteau) by Kelly Warman Stallings
General History of Missouri by Goodspeed Records of Moniteau County farm
History of Moniteau Co. by J. E. Ford with index Moniteau Co. Military Records
Moniteau County Courthouse Records Civil War Army Discharges
Walker Township Cemetery Records Moniteau Co. in World War I. Original manuscript by L. P. Embry Vols. I, II, & III
Linn Township Cemetery Records Nineteenth Century Historic Homes & Sites
Burris Fork, Harrison, Pilot Grove Township Cemetery Records Moniteau County Historical Society Newsletters - January 1985-December 1993
Willow Fork & Moreau Township Cemetery Records Local Stories of Interest
Twenty Years at Hooper Institute [ed. note - Hooper Institute was located in Clarksburg] Lupus - A Portrait of a Missouri River Town
The Charter & Revised Ordinances -- City of California - 1892 Jamestown Sesquicentennial 1837-1987 with index to family surnames
Revised Ordinances of the City of California - 1908 Fortuna
A Pinch of This & A Dash of That by Mildred Snead Sandy Hook
Life & Times in Moniteau Co. Vols. I, II, III, IV, & V High Point Sesquicentennial 1845-1995
U. S. Civilian Conservation Corps High Point Community History
Marriage Index -- Male and Female 1845-1985 Clarksburg 1882-1984
Moniteau County Marriage Records 1845-1860 & Will index 1845-1914 Tipton Centennial Book
Moniteau Co. MO Births & Deaths 1883-1894 Tipton, History of the Community
Moniteau Co. MO Naturalizations 1845-1902 As I Remember Sandy Hook
Moniteau Co. MO Divorces 1845-1902 Personal Property Owners, Towns of Fortuna, Jamestown, Lupus & Sandy Hook 1907-1914
City Hotel Register, Tipton, MO -- Reg. #1 -- 14 April 1903-14 November 1903; Reg. #2 -- 27 July 1904-21 January 1905 1887-1888 Moniteau County Business Directory by Adolph Meyer
Brant Switch Train Accident - May 1914 Butterfield Overland Mail
History of Red Cross in Moniteau County

Private Books of Moniteau County

Book Title

Book Title

California Loan & Building Assn. 1882-1898 Funeral Record (Wilson) 1937-1957 Book #1
California Loan & Building Assn. 1887-October 1892 Funeral Directors Service Record Book (Wilson) Book #2
California Loan & Building Assn. 1889-1899 National Funeral Record (Wilson) 1957-1980 Book #3
H. C. Finke, Day Book, 1857 Journal 1858
H. C. Finke, Day Book #5 1861-1863 Ledger 1857 #1
H. C. Finke, Day Book #10 1872 Ledger 1858 #2
H. C. Finke, Day Book #13 Invoice Book 1874
H. C. Finke, Day Book #15 1874 Ledger 1892
H. C. Finke, Day Book #16 1875 Journal 1900
H. C. Finke, Day Book #17 1876-1878 Tobacco Record 1872
H. C. Finke, Day Book #23 1886-1887 Ledger of Masonic Lodge - January 1892 - September 1892
H. C. Finke Ledger 1875-1884 Ledger 1865-1869
Day Book #4 - 1860 Ledger 1893 (also contains deeds)
Day Book #6 Minutes of California State Bank 1915-1937
Day Book #7 C. M. Gordon Books - 14 July 1890
Day Book #8 - 1869 C. M. Gordon Books - January 1891
Day Book #11 - 1872 C. M. Gordon Books - 1892
Day Book #12 - 1873 C. M. Gordon Books - 1893
Day Book #14 - 1874 C. M. Gordon Claim Book #4 - 1898
H. C. Finke Pass Book, February 1873 C. M. Gordon Claim Book #5 - 1899
H. C. Finke Pass Book, July 1873 C. M. Gordon Claim Book #9 - 1900
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 17 December 1873 C. M. Gordon Index only #5
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 8 June 1874 C. M. Gordon Index only #7
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 28 September 1874 Record of Session Acts 1909-1964
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 5 February 1875 1867 Grams Atlas of Missouri & the World
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 12 April 1875 Sedalia Book 15 May 1879 (lots of old letterheads)
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 1 September 1875 Ledger 1882-1883 (probably Jamestown Mercantile
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 1875 H. C. Finke Pass Book, 26 November 1877
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 25 January 1876 H. C. Finke Pass Book, 28 May 1878
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 29 April 1876 H. C. Finke Pass Book, 28 October 1878
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 1876 H. C. Finke Pass Book, 19 April 1879
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 20 November 1876 H. C. Finke Pass Book, 25 September 1879
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 12 March 1877 H. C. Finke Pass Book, 19 August 1880
H. C. Finke Pass Book, 10 July 1877

Maps

Cram's Atlas of Missouri - World 1908 Historical Atlas of the World 1878 (Moniteau County)
Standard Atlas of Moniteau County 1920 1877 Atlas Map of Cooper County, MO
1861 Sectional Map of Missouri Historical Atlas of Moniteau County MO 1876
Outline Map of Moniteau County 1900 1962 Moniteau County MO Atlas
MO County and City Map Maps of Missouri showing Counties & Townships
Origins of Missouri Counties 1810-1920 1982 Land Atlas & Plat Book, Moniteau County
Tipton Map Moniteau County Map (Proposed 911 Road Names - 1995)
Cooper County/Moniteau County map 1979 Land Atlas - Moniteau County
1982 Land Atlas - Moniteau County

Moniteau County Historical Society
201 N. High
California, MO 65018
573-796-3563

Microfilm

1850 Census of Moniteau County 1868-1870 Jamestown Masonic Lodge, Minutes of Organization & Meetings
1860 Census of Moniteau County Wills of Moniteau Co. with Index - 1845-1923
1870 Census of Moniteau County Probate/Wills of Moniteau County
1880 Census of Moniteau County Births and Deaths Vol. 1 -- 1883-1889
1900 Census of Moniteau County Register of Births - 1883-1894
1910 Census of Moniteau County Register of Deaths - 1883-1887
1920 Census of Moniteau County 1848 Advent United Church of Christ on the Moniteau
1930 Census of Moniteau County 1875-1975 Records of Mt. Pleasant Church, Cooper County
1876 State Census of Moniteau County 1819-1949 Records of Pisgah Baptist Church, Cooper County
1878-1911 Minutes of Organization & Meetings of Bethel Methodist Church 1833-1993 Records of Mt. Gilead/First Baptist Church, California

Newspapers on Microfilm
(All are California papers unless noted)

Name of Newspaper

Dates of Newspaper

The Weekly News October 1858-November 2, 1861; January 18, 1862-May 16, 1865
The Central Missourian July 15, 1865-December 19, 1868
The Loyal Missourian June 28, 1866-December 16, 1869 (Missing issues -- September 4, 1867 - Changed name to Loyal Journal)
California Moniteau Journal November 18, 1869-December 16, 1875 (Missing issues)
Moniteau County Democrat & Democrat January 1870-December 26, 1872
California Democrat 1877 - Present
Moniteau Monitor March 24, 1880-March 15, 1882
Greenback Derrick March 25, 1882-February 2, 1883 (Missing issues)
The Newspaper May 8, 1884-July 9, 1896 (Incomplete years)
The Herald May 23, 1889-September 27, 1893; 1893-195?
Central Missouri Push August 5, 1899-July 12, 1902
The Dispatch July 16, 1896-December 28, 1900
The Dispatch January 10, 1902-December 25, 1903
The Dispatch January 18, 1907-May 29, 1908
   
Tipton -- Weekly Advance August 18, 1871-September 27, 1872
Tipton -- The Missouri Mail July 26, 1901-December 1905, January 3, 1907, December 19, 1907, January 4, 1906, March 8, 1906
Tipton -- The Missouri Mail March 15, 1906-December 27, 19__
Tipton -- Times Gazette July 15, 1897-January 6, 1898; July 28, 1898-July 12, 1900
The Tipton Times July 19, 1900-July 9, 1908; 1909-Present

Newspapers Not On Microfilm

Name of Newspaper

Dates of Newspaper

Kansas City Star June 6, 1944; August 14, 1945; September 21, 1969
Yank, The Army Weekly February 16, 1945
V-J Day - Central MO State Teachers College August 1945
Boonville Daily News Dec 17, 1926; Sep 27, 1967; Dec 21, 1967;
Jul 25, 1969; Jul 30, 1971; Aug 23, 1976;
Oct 18, 1971; Oct 20, 1971; Jul 28, 1972; Dec 27, 1981
Boonville Advertiser July 4, 1924
Lexington Advertiser News May 18, 1961
Life Magazine August 25, 1958
Columbia Missouri Herald March 6, 1983
Columbia Missourian December 27, 1973; May 15, 1971
Riverside Gazette (Lupus) June 26, 1908; May 8, 1908
Weekly Missourian July 15, 1981
Rural Missourian January 1982
St. Louis Globe Democrat December 27, 1972
WWI Newspapers from London
Minneapolis Tribune Pictures February 24, 1974
German Newspapers November 16, 1895; July 11, 1896
California Weekly 1859
The Loyal Missourian July 1866-December 1867
California Loyal Journal September 4, 1867-November 18, 1869
Moniteau Journal November 18, 1869-November 7, 1872; November 14, 1872-November 14, 1873; December 5, 1874-December 16, 1875
Central Missouri Push August 5, 1899-December 29, 1900
California Push January 9, 1901-July 12, 1902
California Democrat Apr 3, 1890; Feb 11, 1892; Jan 11, 1894; Apr 21, 1898; 1899-1900; Sep 8, 1904; Jan 9, 1908; Jul 26, 1945; Jan 21, 1926; 1994-1995
Tipton Times 1958-1977; 1995
The Newspaper May 1884-December 1885; 1888-1890; 1891-1893; 1894-June 1896
California Dispatch 1899-1900; February 25, 1897
The Capital News, Jefferson City, MO Monday 6 February 1911 (Capitol Burned; Historical Reproduction)
Jefferson City News Tribune Mar 23, 1969; Mar 6, 1983; Sep 20, 1987
California Democrat Aug 28, 1924; Sep 18, 1924; Mar 5, 1925; May 21, 1925; Jun 18, 1925; 3 Sep, 1925; Oct 15, 1925; Nov 5, 1925; Nov 12, 1925; Dec 3, 1925; Dec 17, 1925; Dec 24, 1925; Apr 29, 1926; Jun 3, 1926-Jun 17, 1926; Jul 15, 1926; Aug 5, 1926; Aug 19, 1926; Aug 26, 1926; Sep 30, 1926; Nov 4, 1926; Nov 25, 1926; Dec 30, 1926; Jan 6, 1927; Jan 13, 1927; Feb 10, 1927; Mar 24, 1927; Apr 14, 1927; Apr 28, 1927; May 5, 1927; Sep 29, 1927; Oct 13, 1927; Nov 3, 1927; Aug 14, 1941; Sep 11, 1969; Jul 16, 1970; Aug 26, 1971; Oct 14, 1971; Dec 30, 1971; Feb 26, 1976; Jun 19, 1985; Nov 15, 1989; Apr 28, 1993

Important Address for Researching in Moniteau County

Moniteau County Historical Society
201 N. High
California, MO 65018
573-796-3563

The Historical Society is OPEN every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1-5 p.m. during April through October.


Fees and conditions of searches

Send $15.00 and SASE with an initial letter. This covers a search of the common sources located in the Historical Society Library and copies if they are not excessive. Otherwise, copies are $0.25 each. The library can now make copies of microfilm records. The cost of microfilm copies is $1.00 each.

For more extensive research (such as searching records at the courthouse or newspaper office): Send initial letter with SASE and an estimate of time will be made. The charge for an extensive search is $10.00 per hour with three hours paid in advance. The copies are the same as above.


 

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