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Reynolds County, Missouri

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Reynolds County
Established: Feb. 25, 1845
Parent County: Shannon
County Seat: Centerville

Named for Governor Thomas Reynolds of Howard county, who committed suicide while in office, February 9, 1844.
Centerville, county seat of Reynolds county selected by Ayers Hudspeth, of Washington; John Miller, of Madison; and Moses Carty, of St. Francois. So named because of its central location in the county.
(Source: p. 347, "Missouri Historical Review", By Francis Asbury Sampson, 1917)

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Website Updates:
October 2014 History
July 2013: Marriages 1872-1875- Births 1883-1886- Bio for Thomas Reynolds
June 2013: Death Records; 1883 Pensioners





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