To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Jefferson County Missouri, we have the
following commemorative items for sale.
Please order from our publications page to own a great piece of history!
1818 - 2018 BICENTENNIAL COIN!
This is a high quality, heavy brass coin.
COUNTY BICENTENNIAL CALENDAR!
This beautiful calendar features historic scenic photos of the county by local photographers. These make great gifts and are only $10!
History of Jefferson County Missouri
By Lisa K. Gendron
Member Photos -
August 2018 - History of Jefferson County
Missouri Emergency Services
April 2018 - Archaeology Sites added (more
added Sept. 2018)
December 2017 - 1963 Fox C-6 Teachers Association
Members added to Schools
Former Circuit Court Judges 1819-1941
added to Court Records
1859 Murder Case - Smith/Williams
added to Court Records
- 1819 Territory of MO Slavery Issue
added to History Articles
- I Remember When memories of long time members
Betty & Blaine Olson added with photos!
- Alphabetized Last Name Index
to all burials in our database added to Cemetery
Transcriptions & "I Remember When" section added for local memoirs
-Missouri State Penitentiary
records, tried in Jefferson County, MO added to the
of prominent business men from 1820-1921 added
- Caveland Skating Rink
history article added & State Hospital (Fulton)
1850-1910 added to Court Records
February 2014 -
Jefferson County Missouri Marriages from 1839-1850 have been added to the site.
- Added Presbyterian Cemetery at Gamel and the 1900
County Ward Book was added to History Articles.
- Baker (aka Hillcrest) School article and photos have
been added to the "Schools" page.
- Jefferson Co. Marriages through 1838 have been
added to the site.
The Heritage News
Our society newsletters, containing interesting articles about Jefferson County, MO have been added to the site. Find the index in the menu on the left under "History Articles."
- Passports have been added to the site! These records are from the early 1900's and include photographs of the applicants! Kay Clerc Fakhar has transcribed an index for this outstanding collection. Find them
menu on the left under "Passports."
1826 Petition to move the county seat from Herculaneum to Hillsboro, complete with signatures! Find it under the "Courts" section.
John Linhorst has created a wonderful tool by taking the 1876 & 1898 historical atlases of Jefferson County and creating a series of overlays for use within the Google Earth software. It gives the user a good look at
how things have changed (and how some things have not changed!) in Jefferson County.
Check them out under "Land Records, Maps & Place Names" on the menu at left.
July 2010 - The Old Settlers List 1864 - 1950 has been added to the site. Transcribed by Betty Olson, find it under "History Articles." Also Carole Goggin has supplied us with
a Jefferson County MO Place Names list. Find it under
More cities have been added to the Historical Postcards and photographs on our site. More towns will be added soon!
Dec 2009 - Funeral Home Records have now been added to our site! These records are from the Mahn, Mothershead, Fink, and Dietrich Funeral Homes, and now include the older Coxwell and Stovesand records!
Jefferson County Leader newspaper article featuring several of our members in their quest to find and replace the gravestone for former county collector John Williams!
Contact Information for Members
The following members can be contacted for information concerning Jefferson Co. Missouri history. I've included their areas of expertise, although
there are many crossover areas. If your original contact person feels someone else can better answer your question, your email will be forwarded.
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org (General &
Lisa K. Gendron email@example.com
(Website, Genealogy & General)
Betty Olson BettyOlson27@gmail.com (DeSoto
Carole Goggin firstname.lastname@example.org
(Court and Land Records & Cemeteries)
Kay Clerc Fakhar
KayClerc@yahoo.com (Newspapers &
Dennis Bentley email@example.com