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1. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covers Lexington to Bakers,...

2. Bugle Call Was Death Knell for Four Brothers Bugle Call Was Death Knell for Four Brothers March/27/1969 Article about the Creighton family in Civil War Carroll County, Missouri, including Colonel Ian Creighton, possessor of "an empire of land in north Missouri and droves of slaves to tend it," killed along...

3. Carroll County, Missouri Carroll County, Missouri

4. Carrollton West Quadrangle Carrollton West Quadrangle 1956 (1978 revision) Topographical map shows Sugartree, Moss Creek, Trotter, Wakenda, and Carrollton townships, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, Wakenda Creek and other small creeks and several towns. This map reflects...

5. Confederate Military History Extended Edition Confederate Military History Extended Edition //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Dr. Henry Pettit, a physician moving to Carroll County, Missouri, in 1868 from his native Maryland as a farmer and druggist.

6. Documents: A Hitherto Unpublished Plan of Fort Orleans on the Missouri Documents: A Hitherto Unpublished Plan of Fort Orleans on the Missouri January//1930 Article about recently discovered building plans of Fort Orleans, "the first French military outpost on the Missouri River," existing from 1723-1728.

7. Fort Orleans of the Missoury [sic] Fort Orleans of the Missoury [sic] April//1941 History of Fort Orleans, "earliest military post in the Missouri valley" operated by the French "from 1723 to 1728 on the north bank of the Missouri river, some two miles west of the Wakenda river in what...

8. Fort Orleans, the First French Post on the Missouri Fort Orleans, the First French Post on the Missouri April 1914 Article about Fort Orleans, "the first French post on the Missouri" River, established in Carroll County, Missouri (two counties west of Kansas City) in 1723 by Etienne de Bourgmont and razed by 1728....

9. How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named July 1916 Second of a series of articles about the origins of place names in Missouri, including Buchanan County, Missouri (containing the city of Saint Joseph), Caldwell County, Missouri (containing the town of...

10. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Fannie Brown Taylor, or Fannie Taylor (1844-1928), "president of the Kansas City chapter of the Women's Temperance Union (WCTU)." Native of Carroll County, Missouri coming to Kansas City...

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Hugh Rea, a lawyer born in Carroll County, Missouri in 1870 and coming to Kansas City in 1905.

12. Map of Carroll Co. Mo. Map of Carroll Co. Mo. 1910 Map of Carroll County, Missouri, including roads, railroads, streams, schools, churches, and cemeteries. Includes city of Carrollton, and townships of Washington, Fairfield, Prairie, Egypt, Cherry Valley,...

13. Martin Parmer Martin Parmer Illustrations and information on Martin Parmer (1778-1850), a pioneer of Clay County and Carroll County in Missouri as well as an early Missouri state senator, state representative, military Indian fighter,...

14. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912 Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912 1912 Photo and bio of Arnold Cottingham, "owner and manager of the largest individual mule business in the world" and leader of the Kansas City Elks Club, born in Carroll County, Missouri, in 1862.

15. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Lee Haney, "press agent of the Orpheum Theater" and a former newspaper journalist and actor, born in Carroll County, Missouri, in 1869, traveling around the company and becoming a hotel...

16. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory 1902 Photo and bio of Dudley Thomas, president and founder of the Security Trust Company in Kansas City. Born in Carroll County, Missouri in 1867 and coming here in 1890 as an insurance agent.

17. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 One paragraph of biography about John Williamson (1867-1933), a judge and Kansas City lawyer. Native of Carroll County, Missouri becoming a lawyer in Chillicothe, Missouri and coming to Kansas City in...

18. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of John Williamson (1867-1934), a former lawyer and Missouri State Supreme Court judge native to Carroll County, Missouri and coming to Kansas City in 1903.

19. Mrs. Harvey S. Stuck Mrs. Harvey S. Stuck January/19/1955 Photo and obituary for Mrs. Maude Stuck, "72, of 5415 Fairway street, Johnson County," a native of Carroll County, Missouri coming to Kansas City about 1905. Widow of Harvey Sanford Stuck, or Harvey Stuck,...

20. Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 1925 Photo and bio of John Williamson, a Kansas City lawyer since 1903 and a native of Carroll County, Missouri.