Scott County Missouri
Prominent Role in Southeast Missouri History
This is the fifth in a series of county histories published by Robert
H. Forister. Included are a complete index, twelve sections of appendix,
numerous maps many of which are color including several hand-drawn typographic
maps which detail relief and political features dating from the 1930s.
Also included are many illustrations and charts and census data.
Wayne County Missouri
Missouri History and My Childhood Memories There" is the fourth
in a series of county histories of missouri published by local author-historian,
Robert H. Forister. A general history of his native county, the book also
melds personal memories of Forister's childhood there in the 1930s and
in the Swamps
Focused mainly on Bloomfield and Castor Township, Bloomfield Missouri:
Highland in the Swamps pays considerable attention yo county,
regional, state, and even national history as it relates to conditions
and events in Bloomfield; particularly from pre-columbian time to the
Civil War and the construction of railroads.
Complete History of Butler County
source book of information for students, genealogists, historians, and
anyone else who has an interest in the historical anatomy of life in the
of Stoddard County
The only legitimate
published history of Stoddard County, Missouri, covering the county's
development from pre-Columbian Indians and early exploration and settlement
to county formation and modern times.
Records of Stoddard County
edition alphabetized by names of grooms, with month, day and year of marriage.
interest in local history goes back to his childhood years when he accompanied
his father on hunting trips in ancestral Wayne County and listened to
tales of bygone days around the campfire.He attended one-room elementary
country schools in Wayne and Butler Counties, Missouri.
On his walk
to school in Butler, County, he passed by his father's birthplace as well
as the homestead of his Civil War veteran great grandfather.
which are reflected in his book, The Complete History of Butler County,
Missouri, show that this same great grandfather attended an 1847
subscription school near there.
subsequent education culminated in a masters degree from the University
of Missouri. Now a retired elementary school principal, he lives
in Stoddard County with his wife, Joan.
always had a wide range of hobbies and interests which include historical
research and creative writing. From 1971 through the early 1980's
his feature column, Smoke Rings, was published in over a hundred
weekly newspapers in a dozen central states.
COUNTY HISTORIES: | Butler | Scott
| Stoddard | Wayne
ADDITIONAL: | Bloomfield MO | Stoddard
Co. Marriage Records
Copyright © 1998,
2003, 2014, 2017 Robert H. Forister