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RELEVANT LINKS
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  • McAlear Family Tree site with genealogical information of several Blue Mound families including: Morris, Good, Maberry and McAlear. http://www.mcalearfamily.com/
     

  • Jim Stout of Kansas City, Missouri provides this website which has a multitude of links to, and information about, genealogical and historical records and indexes for Caldwell, Daviess and Livingston Counties, Missouri.  http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~livcomo/index.html
     

  • This is a MoGenWeb website where you can view early history, cemeteries, Genealogical Society, links, Missouri land records, library, Years To Remember, lookups, townships, Livingston County queries, Missouri Census on line, CemPhoto WorkShop, Abandoned Cemetery Care Association, obituaries and Caldwell, Daviess and Livingston Counties in Missouri.  http://ghlin2.greenhills.net/~fwoods/
     

  • The Livingston County Library website in Chillicothe, Missouri has, among other offerings, links to Livingston County history, communities, people, and places.  http://www.livingstoncountylibrary.org/
     

  • The CemPhoto WorkShop has cemeteries and land atlases on CD-ROM for Carroll, Caldwell, and Livingston counties, Missouri. The CDs have a photo of each tombstone and a complete name index. They also offer similar information on many other cemeteries in Livingston County as well as a surname index in soft cover book format. You may contact the CemPhoto Workshop on the Internet or at P.O. Box 1222, Chillicothe, MO 64601. You can also do a free surname search at this website. http://www.cemphoto.com/
     

  • Most of us from Livingston County, Missouri know of only one Blue Mound. There are, however, 14 of them listed for Missouri on the U. S. Geological Survey’’s Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) website: GNIS developed by the USGS in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN), contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States and its territories. The Federally recognized name of each feature described in the data base is identified, and references are made to a feature's location by State, county, and geographic coordinates. The GNIS is our Nation's official repository of domestic geographic names information.   http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis/web_query.gnis_web_query_form
     

  • A website by Russ Haynes with the names of people buried in the Mound Cemetery Livingston County, Missouri - Located South of Chillicothe, Missouri. There is a link to the Original Cemetery Transcription as submitted. Mr. Haynes suggests using the table list as a guideline only and recommends that if you find any information that you wish to save for your family records, take if from the original transcription to make sure the information you are saving is the most accurate.  http://www.rootsweb.com/~mocemete/livingston/bluemound.html
     

  • From this U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s website you can view the original land transfers from the Federal Government. Land patents document the transfer of land ownership from the federal government to individuals and include the information recorded when ownership was transferred. In the early 1800's people could buy public land for $1.25 an acre, up to 640 acres. You can find out who got the patent and also view an image of the original patent at this website. You will want to use Township 56N and either (or both) Range 24W or 23W in Livingston County.  http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
     

  • This book, entitled “Not Much of Anything - A History of My Life” by J. M. Hoyt, is 62 pages and was self-published in 1975 jsut after his death. Contents include: Meet My Family, Early Area History, My Banking Years, Farm Life, Growing Up, Just Thinking, and My Poems - Through the Years. Mr. Hoyt lived for many years just east of Blue Mound and has lots of memories about incidents and events in the everyday life of Blue Mound.  http://www.livingstoncountylibrary.org/History/People/Hoyt_JM.htm


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