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Established: Jan. 29, 1841
Parent County: Ripley
County Seat:  Eminence
Named After: George Shannon, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.


Birch Tree * Eminence * Winona

Not listed by the US Census Bureau
Akers * Alley Springs * Ink * Montier * Owls Bend * Round Spring
Summersville * Teresita * Thomasville * Eminence

County Courthouse
P.O. Box 187
Eminence, MO 65466-0187
Phone: (573) 226-3414


Online Data


Church Data

Birth Records

Family Pages




1883 Pensioners


Newspaper Articles

Death Records
Death Cert - A

Land Data


Post Offices & Post Masters



County Updates
Dec 2014:
History, List of Cemeteries, News Articles
March 2013
: 1883 Pensioners
February 2013: Death Certificates: Abbey, Adams, Adkins; Obits: Allen, Banks, Bryant, Campbell, Honeycutt, Loftin, Phelps



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