Sep. 1, 2012: Posted new photos & identifications to Dooly Bend Schoolhouse photo. Thank you, Sharon.
Sep. 9, 2010: Posted new Family Group Sheet for William Wesley CLARDY family received from Bonnie (Gist) Rodgers. Thank you, Bonnie.
April 24, 2010: Posted two photos received from Vicki Payne--one of Myers School ca. 1915 (with Payne children identified) and the other of Oscar Payne in his WWI uniform. Thank you, Vicki! Both photos can be accessed from the Photo Album page as well as the direct links above.
Mar. 31, 2010: Removed Surname Submission Form from both surname pages as it hasn't been working properly for some time. If you've submitted a surname and it hasn't shown up, I didn't receive the information. Please re-submit using the link at the top of one of these pages. Thank you.
Oct. 18, 2009: Added Samuel Glover WILLIAMS family group sheet. Thank you Donald for submitting; Working on re-establishing links to Archives pages, which were removed from Ancestry servers for reasons I don't understand.
Aug. 1, 2009: Added Jas RAINS family group sheet. Thank you, Mike. Sorry for the delay in posting.
May 24, 2009: Added new open dates for Hickory County Museum and information on purchasing Hickory County Marriage Records in book form to the Hickory County Historical Society page.
April 25, 2009: Added 2 more pages of Green/Greene family photos. These have captions, so may help in identifying people in the two previous pages of photos. Thank you, Linda! Also added three photos submitted by Patsy Brown: Franklin Family Reunion, Bryan-Franklin-Meadows, and Golda Pitts and Friends. We need help with identifications on all of these!
April 16, 2009: But wait! There's more! Second page of Green/Greene family photos have been added.
April 15, 2009: New page of photos related to the Green/Greene family from the Preston area, provided by Linda Greene. Can you help identify any of the people/places in these photos?
Jan. 29, 2009: new 2009 Hickory County Historical Society Calendar of Events. Thank you, Ginger Donohue.
Jan 14, 2009: updated Linda Crawford's email address on numerous pages and updated copyright notice
Sept. 20, 2008: repaired reported broken links; repaired WWII vets page [thank you, Ginger, for reporting!]
June 14, 2008: posted College Band photo and caption [thank you, John]
May 7, 2008: posted 2008 Hickory County Historical Society events calendar [thank you, Ginger, for providing]; updated email address for JACKSON surname
March 17, 2008: posted backlog of submitted items [my apologies for the delay], including 7 surname listings [BALDWIN, HAUGHENBERRY, HIGGINS, JORDAN (*2), QUIGG, SKIDMORE] and one Family Group Sheet [John W. RICHEY]. Thanks to all the contributors.
March 15, 2008: entire site moved to a new server; working on major revisions in site design
December 29, 2007: added 2 new listings to WWII service list [BAUSELL brothers]; added timeline of Mary Effie O'Bryan Bausell's life [thanks to Ricci Powell for sharing this great story]; 2 surnames [BROOKS, YOST/YOAST]; 3 new Family Group Sheet (FGS) pages on ELLIOTT families [thank you, Claudia].
November 13, 2007: added a list of World War I veterans from Hickory County, thanks to Kathleen Liedtke and Vicky Stapleton.
October 22, 2007: added 1 new surname [TIPLING] and corrected 1 email address.
July 19, 2007: posted new Family Group Sheet for Moses Wallace BERRY family [thanks, Barbara].
May 28, 2007: added Niangua Township, Benton Co., 1840 Census listings.
May 20, 2007: Major additions to the "80-and-Over" collection; added accounts for 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1966, 1969, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, and 1982. Phew! Thanks to the folks at the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia and Don Ginnings, publisher of The Index, for sharing.
March 14, 2007: created new Simon Cameron Post GAR page containing information transcribed & submitted by Ginger Donohue.
January 19, 2007: some additions and corrections made to WWII Veterans list (thank you, Margaret).
November 6, 2006: Began posting stories from The Index and the Springfield News-Leader about the "80 and Over" Club formed by Mrs. Nannie Jinkens in the mid-1950s.
October 30, 2006: in anticipation of Veterans' Day, I've added new listings of Hickory County veterans of the Civil War and of World War II. Neither list is exhaustive, but they are both large tables, so may take awhile to load.
October 28, 2006: added new DRYER Family Group Sheet + 4 new surnames (ASHWORTH, FISHER, MEADOWS, THARP) (thanks, Beth!); added new photos to original Mastodon page and created a second Mastodon page containing a great deal more information (all thanks to Harold John).
October 26, 2006: added 2 new Family Groups Sheets (HERBERT & THOMPSON), thanks to Fran Childers; also added link to Family Group Sheet index page from Resources page; changed email address for Ricci Powell throughout website; added 1 new surname (BURTON) to Surnames A-L (that makes 3 people researching BURTONs in Hickory County; hope you're communicating with each other!); added list of Hickory County Postmasters, 1832-1971.
October 10, 2006: added 9th child to Squire COFFEY FGS page (oops!)
September 16, 2006: added 1 new surname (CRABTREE), made corrections to 3 other surname listings; received 4 other surname submissions with NO EMAIL ADDRESS....which means they can't be posted.
September 8, 2006: added new family group sheet for Henry BRESHEARS Jr. family. Thanks, Deena!
August 27, 2006: Liggett family picnic photo posted. Can you help identify people in this photo?
August 26, 2006: Surname listing added (CRABTREE)
August 15, 2006: Added another photo to the KELLEY-COOPER family photo page, with identifications by Steven Gillispie.
June 30, 2006: two new surnames added (ASHLEY & CLUBB); photo of 1932 Weaubleau Forensic Club (thanks to Brec Morton)
June 18, 2006: Historical Society info updated (thanks, Harold); HALBERT researcher added to surname page; two new FGS pages--Sylvester FLETCHER family and John ARNETT family (thanks, Ginger!). Ginger has also added a bunch of obituaries to the Hickory County GenWeb Archives (see link on Records page).
May 6-7, 2006: removed broken links to deleted family pages; added link to new Missouri Death Certificate Database on Records page; Family group sheet for Isaac CLARK family (thanks, Fran); added Ingram surname link; new photo pages, thanks to Dean Sibert: Wheatland Postcards, Wheatland High School 1933, Elkton School, Womack Thrashing.
March 29, 2006: Added 3 new listings to surname pages (Guier, Henderson, Quigg); updated Hickory County Historical Society page, including information on ordering a CD of marriage licenses.
March 5, 2006: Added 2 new listings to Surnames M-Z (Moore & Scruggs); extended search function of FreeFind Search Engine on Home page to search Hickory County Archives as well as pages on this website (now at 96 pages!).
February 24, 2006: Added 1 listing to Surnames A-L (Edwards); Added transcription of Early History of Hickory County article published in 1876; Added initial draft of page on Weaubleau Congregational Christian Church.
February 19, 2006: Added 4 listings to Surnames A-L (Crowley, Gardner, Jackson, Lehman)
February 11, 2006: Added 3 new Family Group Sheets (Blackwell, Hinkle) (thank you, Fran!) and 1 surname.
January 29, 2006: Added 1 new Family Group Sheet (Nowell) and 2 surnames.
January 16, 2006: Added 3 new Family Group Sheets (Parker (2) & Brakebill), thanks to submissions from Timothy & Fran.
January 14, 2006: Added 4 surnames (Boardman, Inglis, Johnson, Osborn) and 3 new Family Group Sheets (Johnson, O'Bryan, Parks). Thank you submitters!
January 5, 2006: Added 2 surnames and 1 new Family Group Sheet (thank you, Phyllis).
December 10, 2005: Sorry for the delay in posting materials. Hard drive died and had to be replaced.; Added 3 surnames and 4 new Family Group Sheets.
November 9, 2005: Added 1 new Surname; off on vacation for 10 days, so no new posts.
November 8, 2005: Added 5 new Surnames from 2 new listers.
November 5, 2005: Added 1 new Surname and revised a Family Group Sheet.
October 30, 2005: Added 4 new Surnames and 3 new Family Group Sheets (thank you, Madeline & Tami).
October 9, 2005: Added 1 new Surname and transcribed funeral register from Hathaway Funeral Home, thanks to Ginger Donohue.
September 26, 2005: Added two new Family Group Sheets, thanks to Ginger!
September 25, 2005: New index to B. B. Ihrig's 1970 History of Hickory County posted [thank you Shannon!]; 1 surname added [2 submitted surnames were missing email addresses, so not posted]
September 10, 2005: 2 new surnames added
September 5, 2005: 1 new surname added; 1 new family page loaded, thanks to Lisa!
August 21, 2005: 4 new surnames added; 6 new family pages loaded--thank you, Ginger!
July 29, 2005: We're now part of the US and MOGenWeb Family Group Sheet Project!
July 16, 2005: Index to Wilson's History of Hickory County extended through letter "K" [half of the index has now been uploaded to this site].
July 10, 2005: Added Hickory County Timeline, prepared by Hickory County Historical Society. Also beginning to add Index to Wilson's History of Hickory County, with link from Resources page. Thanks to Don Ginnings, publisher of The Index, for giving permission to publish this index on the web.
July 4, 2005: added 11 Surname Listings; new Hickory County Historical Society page.
June 5, 2005: added 2 new Surname Listings; revisions to Brown Family page.
April 25, 2005: added 5 new Surname Listings, edited one.
April 24, 2005: added 5 new Surname Listings; added new page with names of men who served in the Hickory County Battalion, Osage County Regiment, Missouri Home Guards, with link from Records Page.
April 10, 2005: added 3 new Surname Listings; added new Military link on Records page [thank you, Fonda]; adjusted some formatting and linking problems.
April 9, 2005: added 3 new Surname Listings; new BAUSELL family page contributed by Ricci.
March 22, 2005: Added 6 new Surname Listings; Added new information on the Hodge family contributed by Fonda.
March 5, 2005: Created new Gardner Family page (thanks, Fran and Mary) and Quincy buildings (thanks, Harold). Added photo of Hopewell School building to the page previously created. Updated surnames A-L with Lindsey researcher.
February 26, 2005: Added several new family pages: Condley Family (thanks, Debbie, for the photos); Liggett Family (thanks, Mary); more photos and information on the Brakebill Family (thanks, Fran); several additional individual photos (thanks, Mary); Royal school photo.
February 21, 2005: Added map showing school locations, with links from both Geography and Photo pages. Added population change graph with link from Geography page. Added photo & info pages on Brakebill-Kittel and Hinkle families. Thanks to Fran for the photos.
February 20, 2005: Added annotated school photos for Clark and Hopewell schools and photos of the Preston Mill. Thanks Fran!
February 19, 2005: Added FERGUSON family webpage with link from the Photo Album. Thanks Johnna and Vicky!
February 16, 2005: Revised Submission Form on surname pages; entered new surnames: GARDNER, SHOEMAKER.
February 7, 2005: Inserted new SUBMISSION FORM on surname pages.
February 6, 2005: Created Photo Album page, transferring and reformatting photos from previous website. Hope you find them interesting!
February 5, 2005: Reformatted home page; added functioning search engine; added listings for LARGENT, LIGGETT, and WILLIAMSON to SURNAMES pages
January 28, 2005: Total new web design. Please email me if you find something that's not working properly or if you have other additions or corrections to suggest. Photo Album and This 'n That pages are still being reworked.
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