St. Clair County, Missouri

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY

 

Established: Jan. 29, 1841
Parent County: Rives, later Henry, County
County Seat: Osceola
Named After: Arthur St. Clair, a Revolutionary War general.

Is situated in the west-southwest part of the State, separated from the Kansas State line, by Vernon and Bates counties.  
The surface is diversified and rolling, with a desirable division of prairie and timber.  
The soil is well adapted to most farming purposes, and admirably adapted for stock growing.  
There is always an active demand, at good prices, for all kinds of stock.  
This county contains some iron ore, and indications of lead.  
There are in this county 10,000 acres of unentered Government Land.  Population in 1860, 6,256.

[Source is: P.M. Pinckard, The Missouri handbook, St. Louis, 1865, 162 pgs. Transcribed by Donna Walton]

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Website Updates:
September 2018
County Records: Grand Jurors Empanneled for 1873 Transcribed by GT Transcription Team
March 2018
News-Court-Adminstrators Notice:
Alexander Hoover, Ann Hoover, Henry Hoover, John Kincaide, James Tillery


July 2017
News-Visiting and Gossip- Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Gootlob
News-Comings and Goings- Martin Families
News-Community: Judges Neville and Pedan


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