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History of Linn County

Linn county was organized January 6, 1837, from Chariton County and named for Lewis F. Linn, United States Senator. The County Seat is Linneus, Missouri 64635.
Townships 

Baker

Benton

Brookfield

Bucklin

Clay

Enterprise

Grantsville

Jackson

Jefferson

Locust Creek

Marceline

North Salem

Parsons Creek

Yellow Creek

   

History  Census Index 

1904 Account of Linn County

Town Histories

 1840   Part I Part II

1850

1860

Linneus Bucklin

St. Catherine Laclede
North Salem Ontepria
Bottsville Brookfield
No Township Bucklin
Enterprise
1870
Research Aids  Maps 

Lookup Volunteers

Postal Addresses

Books about Linn County

Links about Linn County

1895 Map of Linn County ~ courtesy of Pam Reisch

County Map

Township Map

Government & Politics  Old Time News 
City & County Officials 1917-1918

County Officers 1899-1900

County Officers 1945

Democratic Central Committee~1917

Republican Central Committee~1917

Justices of the Peace 1899

Laclede Blade 1904

First Death Reported

Naming of Linneus

Hooker School Report

Newspaper Abstracts~Linn County

Vital Records  People & Places

Linn County Enhanced Deed Index available from the author

Some Linn County Marriages from the personal research of Doris Hopper

Birth Register of Linn Co

1876 Patrons of Atlas

  • Brookfield 

  • Linneus

  • Laclede

  • Rural & Other Towns

Biographical Excerpts

Locust Creek Covered Bridge

1912 Bulletin Book from the First District Normal School in Kirksville, MO Courtesy of Charlotte Belden

Military  Cemeteries/Funeral Homes 

1883 List of Pensioners ~ courtesy of Gordon Byers

Civil War Reports from Linn County, MO

23rd MO Volunteer Infantry (Union) Homepage includes roster of names

Linn County Cemeteries

Cemetery Directions

Bowden Funeral Home

1895        1896

Where to find records

Story of the Gooch Cemetery

Misc.  Images & Pictures 

The Baker Hoax involved Bakers from Mendon, Linn County, MO

The Meeks Murders of Sullivan and Linn County

Bygone Images of Linn County

 

Handy Lists  Fun Stuff 

Post Offices

Linn County Place Names

Linn County Churches

Linn County Schools

Linn County Courthouse

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Linn County Trivia

 

Click here to go to the Linn County Archives

Click here to visit the Linn County Cemetery

Click here to view a Linn County and townships

 


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