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Dade County


Photo taken by: Katy Hestand

Dade County was organized January 29, 1841, from Barry and Polk counties and named for Francis L. Dade, pioneer settler.

  The county seat is Greenfield, MO 65661
According to the 2000 census, Dade County has 7,923 residents.

The Courthouse burned October 6, 1863

To contact county coordinator of this site…

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Mystery Photos

 I would like to thank John Little for his many years of dedicated service to the Dade County site. I am truly honored to be able to adopt the county, as it is the birth place of 3 generations of my family and part of my stomping grounds. Thank you John.
Katy Hestand - Dade County Coordinator - July 26, 2008

This photo with Middleton’s and Lasater’s is from around 1925 – do you recognize anyone?

If so, please email Renee Wood


Here is a picture from 1919 at the Sinking Creek School – do you recognize any of the children?

If so, please email Michael Webster

Do you recognize anyone in this class photo?  If so, please email Mark Mitchell


If you can identify the man in this photo, please email Sara Stone


The following photos have been submitted by Don Wickenhagen

Please email him if you can help identify the persons in the following photos:

Photo #1 has his father estel wickenhagen on the left, unknown on the right

 Photo #2 is an unknown relative


these photos have been submitted by JoAn Fortner Clayton

please email her if you can help identify the following photos – they are all possibly of the fortner family

Photo #1  photo #2  photo #3  Photo #4  photo #5



bluemo.gif (134 bytes)  1895 Atlas of Dade Co. bluemo.gif (134 bytes)

1895 Map of Dade Co. (it may load slow)

1903-04 Dade County Standard Atlas online.
Thanks to Judy Reustle

Missouri Formation Maps
County and State Formation Maps


Dade Co.Biographies, published by Goodspeed Table of Contents 

Dade County Pioneer Families

Cemetery List  Partial...   




Dade County Surnames

Dade County Marriage Records

Kings Point Cemetery

Dade County Lookups                      

Early Dade County Officials            

Reunion Notices – See above!

Civil War Veterans of Missouri

Paid Researchers for Dade County

 Cemetery Books for Dade County

Civil War Veterans buried in Dade County

Queries for 1997

View Queries - 1998

Civil War in Missouri Resources and Links

Dade County Photo Album

View Dade County Queries

State Historical Society of Missouri, at Columbia

Missouri Vital Records Information

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church

Civil War Letters 

 Index to 1890 Special Census

Dade County Census Books 

Muster Roll for Company F,

Third Missouri Mounted

Volunteers (the company raised by Captain James J. Clarkson at Greenfield in

April 1846).  

Missouri Family Group Sheets


Dade Co. Genealogical Society


Union Sabbath School Document 1

Union Sabbath School Document 2

Dade County E-Books

Books for sale from Joy Snow