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Madison County, Missouri

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Madison County was organized  December 14, 1818 and was named for President Madison.

The county was formed from Cape Girardeau and Ste. Genevieve.

The first county seat was St. Michaels, but later moved to Fredericktown, 1819.

My name is Frances and I am your volunteer website host for this county.  



Items of Interest


Madison County


Fredericktown Legacy


Fredericktown Local News

Population Data

All About Fredericktown

Early Newspapers

Cities and Townships

Death Certificates  

Judge James D. Fox





Mortality Index

Madison County Courts

County Marriages

Madison County Wills

Census Data  


Facts and Trivia

Villages and Post Offices

Mineral Resources

Creeks and Rivers  




Local Mountains  



County Families

Old Land Marks

Family Queries


Vital Data


Slave Narratives


 County Politics   

Headstone Transcriptions   




Update Archives  


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2015 Updates


Adjacent Counties

St. Francois, Perry, Bollinger, Wayne and Iron



Cities and Towns

Castor Station, Cobalt, Fredericktown, Junction City, Marquand, Millcreek

Mine La Motte, Oak Grove, Saco and Zion




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Last updated:   October 31, 2015



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