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27 June 2012

Additional Resources


The following additional resources are available for your use in the genealogy library:

Plat Maps of Chariton County
    1816-17    Original survey of Chariton County
    Selected newer dates
    The 1876, 1897, and 1915  maps have been indexed.
    Howard County 1897 plat map
    Randolph County 1910 plat map
These maps show the landowners, their acreage, locations of schools and churches, some coal mines and more.  Many of the roads we travel today follow Indian and animal trails!

Additional Resources
    Published books:
        1883 History of Howard and Chariton Counties
        1923 History of Howard and Chariton Counties
        1896 Historical, Pictorical, & Biographical of Chariton County
         History of Northeast Missouri (3 volumes)
        1893 Portrait and Biographical of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton & Linn Counties
         Pioneer Families of Missouri
    Military information pertaining to Chariton County
    Veteran's biographies
    Town histories
       Published books:
        Indian Grove
     Collection of memories written by individuals and much more
    Church histories and miscellaneous information
       Published books:
        St. Mary's of the Angels at Wien
        St. Joseph Catholic Church at Salisbury
        St. Raphael Catholic Church at Indian Grove
        St. John's Lutheran at Brunswick
        Immanuel Lutheran at Salisbury
        Salem Lutheran near Forest Green
        Miscellaneous papers and information donated to the CCHS over the years
        and compiled into books by May Bartee Couch in the 1990's.
    School information
        Assorted pictures taken at country schools
        Some annuals from various schools
        Listing of country schools and their teachers (compiled by Pearl Gehrig in 1970's) 
        Miscellaneous papers, pictures and information donated to the CCHS over the years
        and compiled into books by May Bartee Couch in the 1990's.
Assorted information on Howard, Linn, Macon, Randolph and Carroll Counties

If you are not finding what you are looking for or you have a record that you would like to request, you can do so by contacting us below.  Thank you.

Donations Welcome!

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.  The operation of the museum, and continued collection and preservation of the historic artifacts relies upon membership dues, financial gifts, fund-raisers, bookstore sales, and grants.  All donations are tax deductible, and are greatly appreciated.

Donations may be sent to Chariton County Historical Society at 115 E Second St., Salisbury, MO 65281. We appreciate your support of the Chariton County Historical Society & Museum.