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Linn County

Missouri

Part of the MOGenWeb Project

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

1870

Research Aids

Maps

Lookup Volunteers

Postal Addresses

Books about Linn County

1895 Map of Linn County ~ courtesy of Pam Reisch

County Map

Government & Politics

 

City & County Officials 1917-1918

County Officers 1945

Democratic Central Committee~1917

Republican Central Committee~1917

 

Vital Records

Places & Landmarks

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

Post Offices

Linn County Place Names

Linn County Churches

Linn County Schools

Linn County Courthouse

Locust Creek Covered Bridge

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

 

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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