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BARRY COUNTY

This county is situated in the south-west corner of the State. The land is generally undulating and fertile, with a good division of prairie and timber. Great inducements are here offered to those wishing to engage in farming, mining, manufacturing or stock raising. There are few counties in the State where each of the above branches of industry can be prosecuted more successfully. All kinds of grain, fruit, and vegetables do well and return an abundant yield. The great drawback to this section is the want of an outlet to market, but the day is not very distant, when the south-western branch of the Pacific railroad will be completed. The northern part of the county is well supplied with good building material, and lead ore in considerable quantities have been found. Mines opened in town, 25, range 25, with success.
(Source: P.M. Pinckard, The Missouri handbook, St. Louis, 1865, 162 pgs. Transcribed by Donna Walton)

The County was organized in 1835.
Named after William Taylor Barry, from Kentucky, a U.S. Postmaster.
County seat is Cassville.

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Website Updates
March 16, 2017
Marriages- Marriage License Issued: Elmore & Hall; Granger&Boyd; Journey&Weatherly; Lantz&Bass; Mahurin&Patton; Rittenhouse&Sanders; Riddle&Dwyer; Schafnitt&Cornelison; Wallace&Arnold
News-Fires, Accidents and Tragedies: Dave McCubin
News-Sicklist: Charles Keith

December 2016
History: Early Settlers of Barry County, Transcribed by GT Transcription Team, Robin Line

November 2016
Newspaper/Anniversaries and Birthdays: Mrs. Lucinda Kennedy 103
Newspaper/Accidents: Orbie Brown kicked by horse and dies; Walter Baker looses eye in hunting accident
Obituaries: Carolyn L. Hall Loudermilk, submitted by Anna M. Scroggins, thank you Anna!

 


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Adjacent Counties
Lawrence (north)
Stone (east)
Carroll Co., AR (southeast)
Benton Co., AR (south)
McDonald (southwest)
Newton (northwest)

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