BOONE COUNTY MISSOURI
Welcome to the WWW home page for Boone County Missouri genealogy. We hope
that the information provided on these pages will be useful in tracing your
Missouri ancestors. We intend to continue to add information to these pages
and to improve this site as much as possible. Your suggestions are always
welcome and thank you for visiting our little corner of the WWW.
Because these pages are spreading wider and wider, it can be difficult to locate newly added information. Check out the updates page to see what has been changed or added recently. You can also search the pages for a particular name or place.
Just so there is no confusion, the following disclaimer is included. These pages are NOT part of and have NO affiliation with the Government of Boone County. These pages are created and maintained by a private organization which happens to be residing in Boone County Missouri. The use of the Boone County seal is not intended to mispresent the origin of the pages.
The county of Boone was formed on 16 November 1820 as a territorial county emerging from the vastly larger territorial county of Howard and for a time being known as part of "Boone's Lick Country". This county was named in honor of the famous Kentucky explorer, Daniel Boone, who spent his latter years in eastern Missouri. Note that the early records of the area use both spellings: Boone and Boon. For a longer history on the founding of Boone County, click here.
General Missouri information:
Information on Boone County:
Researchers of and questions on Boone County:
Here are some professional researchers that can help with your Boone County ancestors.
Boone County Mailing List:
Rootsweb maintains the MOBOONE-L mailing list that might be helpful.
In an attempt to reduce the size of the main entry page, the
links to outside Boone County resources have been moved to
a dedicated links page. The subjects
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This site is supported by the Genealogical Society of Central Missouri. The Society is a nonprofit organization founded in 1975. The objectives and purposes of the Society are educational. It is devoted to furthering genealogical research and promoting interest in family history in the central Missouri area.
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Last updated 4 January 2003