Phelps County, Missouri
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Phelps County, Missouri

Established: Nov. 3, 1857
Parent County: Crawford
County Seat: Rolla
Named After:  John S. Phelps, U.S. congressman and governor of Missouri

The old county courthouse
was begun in mid-summer of 1860, and was used as a Union hospital during the American Civil War.  It served as the courthouse until February 1994, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

 Beulah * Doolittle * Duke * Edgar Springs * Flat * Jerome * Newburg *
Northwye * Rolla (county seat) * Rosati * Seaton * St. James


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Website Updates:

September 2018- Newspaper-General News: Domestic Disturbances transcribed by GT Transciption Team

Military-Military News (Civil War), 2 pages with many names listed in these articles.  Transcribed by GT Transcription Team

November 2017
News-Gossip and Visiting: Mrs. Davey, Mrs. Hiemberger, Mrs. Smith; Prof. D.W. Boxley; Miss Libbie Fort; Mr. Albert Williams
News-Sicklist: Mrs Paulsell's son
News-Anniversaries, Reunions and Parties: Social Club Ball
News-Birth Announcements: E.J. Morris

January 2017
Newspaper-Marriage Announcements: Brinegar-Jones
Newspaper-Crimes: Wycoff
Newspaper-Comings and Goings: Rev. H.A. Young
Newspaper-General: J.M. Burson



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