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Wayne County was organized in 1818.
The name came from General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, who served
in the Revolutionary War.
The County Seat is Greenville.
Is situated in the southeastern
part of the State. The face of the country is broken-probably not
more than one-third of the upland is tillable. About one-third bottom
land. The timber consists of pine, oak, ash, sugar tree, hickory,
white and black walnut, etc. Corn, wheat, oats and tobacco yield well, and
meadow grass is not excelled anywhere. Apples, plums, pears, grapes, all
yield abundantly. Lead, copper, and some other minerals abound in the
county. Grazing very good east of the St. Francois River, and on the
border of the swamps in the south part of the county. Splendid water power
and good openings for saw mills. [Source is: P.M. Pinckard, The Missouri
handbook, St. Louis, 1865, 162 pgs. Transcribed by Donna
Brunot * Cascade * Clubb *
Coldwater * Greenville (county seat) * Hiram * Leeper * Lodi * Lowndes *
McGee * Mill Spring * Patterson * Piedmont * Shook * Silva *
Wappapello * Williamsville
|Church Histories and Records
|Family Bibles and Records|
||Obituaries and Death
October 2018-History: Circuit Court cases that were
appealed to the Missouri Supreme Court: Craven vs Pettit.
Transcribed and submitted by Rich Pingilley
Circuit Court cases that were appealed to
the Missouri Supreme Court:
History: Swain v Burnley Deed,
transcribed and submitted by Rich Pingilley
History: Hubble vs
Patterson, transcribed and submitted by Rich Pingilley
St. vs James Logan, transcribed and submitted by Rich Pingilley
Census- 1815 Tax List transcribed and
submitted by Rich Pengilley
This submission is also listed on the
Cape Girardeau County Website
Veterans Schedule for Benton Township
News-Miscellaneous- Sheridan Powers
News-Civil War- Capt. Richard Collins
Goings- Minor Deal
News-Comings and Goings-
Geo. Austin Family
News-Military-CW- Greenville Mo. threatened by