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Established: Feb. 8, 1861,effective
Feb. 25, 1861
Parent County: Gentry
County Seat: Grant
Named After: Gen. William J. Worth, who served in the
Worth County was recently formed from
the northern part of Gentry County, bordering on the Iowa State
line, in the northwestern part of the State.
The face of the
country is undulating and rolling-about one-third timber land,
consisting of oak, walnut, hickory, maple, ash, elm, lynn,
The soil is generally fertile, and well adapted
to the production of all kinds of grain, grasses, fruits, and
vegetables-except peaches, which have been unsuccessful. Excellent
grazing county. Flouring mills and manufactories needed. Lots at the
county-seat will be devoted to mechanics and manufacturers, who will
bring capital enterprise, and establish in business.
excellent site for a mill, will be donated to any one who will
establish a mill or woolen factory.
(Source: P.M. Pinckard, The
Missouri handbook, St. Louis, 1865, 162 pgs. Transcribed by Donna
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News-Accidents & Tragedies: Mr. Netto; D.W.
News-Comings & Goings: Isaac
Announcements: Pierce-Hedges; Roup-Brown
News-Miscellaneous: Mr. Hazleton opens picture
News-Miscellaneous: Mrs. Corrine
News-Comings and Goings: Chas.
News-Visting and Gossip: Wilbur
Obituaries and Death Notices: M.R.
News-Comings and Goings: Judge
News-Gossip and Visiting: Mr. Shoebert,
Matilda Fox, Mrs. Levi
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