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Summer 2004
A Publication of the St. Louis Public Library

Vol. 4   No. 2

New Arrivals

Items recently added to the St. Louis Public Library's collection:

1. Green, Linda L. Pemiscot County Missouri Marriage Records 1-26-1898/ – 9-20-1912 Vol. 1. Chapel Hill, NC: Southern Cross Publications, 2000. 929.3778

2. Green, Linda L. Pemiscot County Missouri Marriage Records 11-1-1911 – 12-6-1922 Vol. 2. Chapel Hill, NC: Southern Cross Publications, 2000. 929.3778

Includes names of bride and groom, marriage date, and the person who performed the ceremony. 

3. Green, Linda L. Dunklin County Missouri Marriage Records Vol. 1 & 2. Chapel Hill, NC: Southern Cross Publica- tions, 2003. 929.3778

Vo1. 1 covers 1903-1916. Vol. 2 covers 1916-1927. Includes names of bride and groom as well as marriage date.

4. Greene County Missouri Marriages Books F-G 1881-1885. Springfield, MO: Ozarks Genealogical Society, 1992. 929.3778

Chronologically listed. Include names of bride and groom. Sometimes lists persons giving consent for the marriage, address where the ceremony took place, and the person who lived there.

5. Hansen, Duncan E. A Reunion in Death: Gravesites of Quantrill’s Men & the James Gang. Independence, MO: Two Trails Publishing, 2002. 977.803

Contains gravesite photos of Quantrill’s followers, place of burial, date of death, and some information about each person’s Confederate service and activities.

6. Hughes, Lois E., (compiler) Hamilton County, Ohio Marriage Index 1817-1845 Vol. 1. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1994. 929.3771

Include names of bride or groom, marriage date, volume, and page in the original records.

7. McGhee, James E. Campaigning with Marmaduke: Narratives & Roster of the 8th Missouri Cavalry Regiment C.S.A. Independence, MO: Two Trails Publishing, 2002. 973.7478

Includes unit's historical material, members' reminiscences, roster with biographical information, and some member photos.

8. Reconstructed 1890 Cape Girardeau County Missouri Census Abstracted from the 1890 Personal Property Tax List. Jackson, MO: Cape Girardeau County Archive Center, 2002. 929. 3778

Includes lists of property owners by township and alphabetical school enumeration lists by parent and child.

9. Weant, Kenneth. Monroe County, Missouri 5197 Deaths Reported in & Chronological Index to Selected Articles (Includes 886 Early Marriages) from ‘The Paris Mercury’ 24 August 1844 to 30 March 1888 Vol. 1. Arlington, TX: Kenneth Weant. 2003. 929.3778

10. Weant, Kenneth. Monroe County, Missouri 5995 Deaths Reported in & Chronological Index to Selected Articles from ‘The Paris Mercury’ 6 April 1888 to 10 May 1912. Arlington, TX: Kenneth Weant, 2003. 929.3778

Includes indexing of genealogically valuable news items, including injuries, accidents, wedding anniversaries, family visits, and an extensive indexing of death notices.

11. Weant, Kenneth. Callaway County, Missouri 5583 Deaths Reported in & Chronological Index to Selected Articles from ‘Fulton Journal’ 25 July 1901 to 28 October 1915; ‘New Bloomfield News’ 17 June 1903 to 11 June 1936 Vol. 15. Arlington, TX: Kenneth Weant, 2003. 929.3778

12. Weant, Kenneth. Callaway County, Missouri 5081 Deaths Reported in & Chronological Index to Selected Articles from ‘Auxvasse Review’ 2 January 1913 to 25 December 1940 Vol. 16. Arlington, TX: Kenneth Weant, 2003. 929.3778

Contains indexing of news articles and death notices over 30-year period.

…And Some Venerated Ancestors

We have a nice selection of other Mississippi genealogical materials, including many of the "classic" books needed for Mississippi genealogy.

1. Department of Health. Death Certificate Index, 1912-1943. Jackson, MS: Department of Archives and History, 1992. Microfilm

Includes deceased's name, county where the death took place, certificate number, and year of death.

2. Gillis, Norman E. Early Inhabitants of the Natchez District. Baton Rouge: Norman E. Gillis, 1963. 929. 3762

3. Mississippi Genealogical Society. Newspaper Notices of Mississippians 1820-1860. NP: Mississippi Genealogical Society, 1960. 929.3762

Including divorces, estates, obituaries, marriages, and dower notices from a selection of statewide newspapers. The entries include the date and name of the paper the information was obtained.

4. Mississippi Marriages Early to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing, 1990. 929.3762

Index of early marriages. Include names of bride and groom, marriage date, and county where the marriage occurred.

5. Mississippi State Board of Health. Marriage Records. Mixed Colors. Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 198-?. Microfilm

A Soundex index to the marriage records. Contains names of bride and groom, marriage date, person officiating, county where the marriage occurred, and the book and page number in the original records. Includes African-American entries. Cutoff date is 1926.

6. Mississippi State Board of Health. Mississippi Index (Soundex) to Marriages Prior to 1926. Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 198-?. Microfilm

Includes English land grants in the Natchez district holder's names, landowners as listed in documents from 1810-1816, and those listed on the Spanish census of 1792. Contains names of bride and groom, marriage date, person officiating, county where the marriage occurred, and the book and page number in the original records. It corresponds to Marriage Records. Mixed Colors.

7. Order of the First Families of Mississippi 1699-1817. Ann Arbor, MI: First Families Society, 1981. 929.3762

Lineage for those who qualify for the First Families Society.

8. Ragland, Mary Lois S. Spreading the Word: Mississippi Newspaper Abstracts of Genealogical Interest 1825 – 1935. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1991. 929.3762

News items from a selection of Vicksburg newspapers.

9. S-Wixon, Thomas G. & Jean Strickland. Mississippi Masonic Death Records 1819 – 1919. 3 Vols. Moss Point, MS: Thomas G. S-Wixon & Jean Strickland, 1991. 929.3762

Include person’s name, year of death, and lodge number. Some member's obituaries.

We also have full runs of several major Mississippi genealogical and historical journals, including Journal of Mississippi History and Mississippi Genealogical Exchange.

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