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Douglas County, Missouri

Family Pages

MO Gen Web, Kristi Towe and Sharon Sanders, Coordinators

  • BROWN, STRONG, BURDAN, GAULDING, FLEETWOOD-- Our Brown Families (site off-line), by Rob & Gail Brown
  • BROWN, HARTLEY, MORRIS, GUNNELS, HONEYCUTT-- The Ozark Uncle's Site, by Ken & Joy Brown
  • BURKE, COFFMAN, DULANEY, DUNCAN, FILER, OSBORN, PARNUE, SLUDER, SMITH, UPSHAW, WOOD, WOODS, WOODY-- Carolyn's Place (site offline)- contact directly at Carolyn K. Filer
  • COBLE, GENTRY -- Descendents of Henry Coble - by Jay Gentry
  • DUGGAN, RICHMOND -- Duggan and Richmond Family (site offline)- by Carline Harp Doyle
  • FLEETWOOD -- Fleetwood Family Home Page - by Kenneth J. Fleetwood
  • FLEETWOOD, STOUT, GARRISON, DeSHELTON, THOMAS, BUTCHER, SILVEY, DENNEY, TODD, McDANIEL, BERRY, FREY -- Welch Family of Missouri - by Joseph Franklin Fleetwood.
  • KILMER, HEARD, MEADOR-- Janet's Family Page - by Janet Ariciu
  • MAGGARD -- Lisa Maggard's Website (site off-line)
  • MILLUS, CASTELOW-- Millus and Castelow Families - Twilla Standerfer McKee
  • SILVEY, SILVY, SYLVA, ELLISON, PENNINGTON, HOLSTON, BEAN, HODGES, RIDDLE, CLINKINGBEARD -- Silvey/Silvy and Sylva Family - Tom and Elisa Mitchiner - Many relations are buried in
    the Ava and the Ellison cemeteries. 
  • STAFFORD, PRUITT, PRUETT, SWEARENGIN etc -- Stafford, Pruitt/Pruett, Swearengin, etc. -
    by Jeannie Stafford Dobbs
  • STRONG, BROWN, TEAGUE COLSTON -- Our Strong Families (site off-line) - Rob & Gail Brown
  • TOWE, ROBERTSON, HULL, BEARD, COFFMAN, FILER, COFFMAN, FILER, GOODMAN -- Kristi Towe's Page by Kristi Towe (link submitted 7/13/2004)  (Also listings for the Fairview and Oak Grove Cemeteries).
If you have a website with a Douglas County connection send an email to Kristi Towe with the subject heading Douglas County Families and include one or more Douglas County family surnames that are on your site and the address for the main page of your site.
  • 1974 - 2004 Journals of the Douglas County Hist. & Gen. Society.  Published semi-annually by the Society, the Journal contains many family histories submitted through the years.  {Click Here} to go to the Society's home page, and search the cumulative index and tables of contents for all Journals published.
  • 1995 -- DOUGLAS COUNTY MISSOURI History & Families 1857-1995 Copyright by Douglas County Historical Society, Published by Turner Publishing Company.  ISBN: 1-56311-282-5.  {Book is currently out of print}.  CLICK HERE for Description of Contents
  • 1952 -- Early Settlers of Douglas County, Missouri By Bessie J. Selleck {Book is currently out of print}.  CLICK HERE for Description of Contents
Copyrights and Good Ethics -- This site is copyrighted to protect the many creators of the body of work contained here.  Use this information freely but tell your readers where you acquired the information.  A copyright comes into existence when a work is created. Only “original works of authorship” can be protected by copyright.  An example of this would be cemetery records – if you copy names and dates from a cemetery, that in itself might not be copyrightable, unless you have added information to it, such as compiling multiple cemeteries into one source, such as Laine Sutherland’s (et al) Gone But Not Forgotten: Cemetery Survey of the Eastern District, Douglas County , Missouri (1995).  My own transcriptions of Fairview and Oak Forest Cemetery are also copyrighted, because I added additional information not available on the headstones. For works created after 1978, copyright protection lasts for the “life of the author, plus seventy years”. For works created before 1978, the protection is good for a maximum of 95 years, with a minimum of 28 years. Note that “official government publications are not eligible for copyright in any form by anyone” – the information can be used, as it is public domain, but you cannot call it your original work. -- Kristi Towe, Coordinator

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Last updated on 06/23/2013
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