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P.O. Box 314

Neosho, MO 64850-0314

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Books Available For Sale

Note: When ordering multiple items, especially back issues of Roots, contact the GFOL about shipping charges. Sometimes multiple items can be shipped at one time for less than the sum of the individual items’ shipping charges.

1882 and 1902 NEWTON COUNTY PLAT BOOKS - Township maps and landowners, indexed, $10.00each plus $5.00 S/H each.

1910 NEWTON COUNTY CENSUS: compiled by Eunice NEWDIGGER. 567 pages, indexed … $40.00 plus $9.00 S/H.

1880 CENSUS OF NEWTON COUNTY, MISSOURI: 481 pages, every name indexed. Hard Cover … $35 plus $7 S/H each.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF NEWTON COUNTY FAMILIES AND THEIR NEIGHBORS, Vol. 1 - 224 pages, 110 photographs, over 1,200 surnames, indexed, Soft Cover … $25.00 plus $5.00 S/H; Hard Cover … $30.00 plus $5.00 S/H. Vol. 2 - 224 pages, 105 photographs, 1,225 surnames, indexed, Soft Cover … $25.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

THE GENEALOGY FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY HERITAGE COOKBOOK - 255 pages, includes recipes from old Newton County newspapers and those submitted by individuals with a Newton County connection, plus a “History of Newton County, Missouri” by Dr. Lewis WILLS and P.R. SMITH. Soft cover …$20.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

NEWTON COUNTY WILLS 1838-1888 – 52 pages, indexed. Soft Cover … $10.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

RECORDS OF THE BIGHAM FUNERAL HOME, NEOSHO, MISSOURI, 1916-1945 - 219 pages, surname index, map, Soft Cover … $13.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

RECORDS OF THE THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, Volumes 1 and 2, Neosho, MO. Volume 1: 1928-1945, 117 pages, indexed. Soft Cover. Volume 2: 1946-1955, 96 pages, indexed. Soft cover … $12.00 each plus $5.00 each S/H.

TIDBITS FROM NEOSHO AND NEWTON COUNTY - newspaper clippings from around the turn of the century, indexed. Soft Cover … $10.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

THE STORY OF … STELLA, Book One; and STELLA AND MORE, Book Two. Includes family histories and cemetery listings. 335 pages. Soft Cover … $15.00 each plus $5.00 each S/H. Not indexed. An index which covers both books is also available … $9.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

*A HISTORY OF NEWTON COUNTY - 354 pages. Hard Cover …$30.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

*HISTORIC HOMES OF NEOSHO -- Published by the Newton County Historical Society, $22.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

*HERE’S TO THE BLACK AND GOLD A Wildcat History … Compiled by Larry A. JAMES. $22.00 plus $5.00 S/H.

*Published by the Newton County Historical Society

 

NEWTON COUNTY ROOTS -- BACK ISSUES

Back issues of our quarterly publication "Newton County Roots" are available for purchase. Below is a listing of each issue and articles that appear therein. If you are interested in obtaining a back issue, please write to the Genealogy Friends of the Library at the address listed above.

Pricing is $3.50 per issue plus $2.50 S/H for each issue for quarterlies from 2001
to current. Pricing is $2.50 per issue plus $2.50 S/H for each issue for quarterlies from 2000 or older.

1989
VOL 1 (I) NO 1
Veterans Of WWI Of The USA, Inc., Newton County, -- Veterans Of Mexican War,
Newton County -- Jurors For Circuit Court, Newton County -- Members Of The "Old 70
Club" -- Public Funeral For Unknown Dead -- Post Offices And Postmasters Of Newton
Co., June, 1856 -- High School Records, Neosho, Mo 1896-99.

VOL 1 (I) NO 2
The Flood Of 1896, Newton Co. -- Railroad Meeting -- Candidates For County Office --
City Election -- Fire Company Elects Officers -- Newton County Teachers' Institute --
Neosho Athletics -- 1930 Marriage Applications Newton County -- Index To 1930
Marriage Applications -- Strawberry Harvest -- Neosho Teachers Elected -- 1907 Seniors
Of Neosho High School -- 1908 Neosho High School Students.

VOL 1 (I) NO 3
List Of All Patrons For The 1882 Newton County Atlas -- Commercial Club Election --
Notice Of Warehouseman's Sale Of Goods -- Pioneer Ozark Woman Visits Harvest Show
-- Report Of Berwick Center School -- Newton Co. Teachers At The Springfield State
Normal School -- Honor Roll Graduates, Neosho High School 1917 -- Neosho High
School Senior Class, 1917, -- Teachers Of Neosho Public School -- Order Of The Eastern Star Neosho Chapter #192 -- 1931 Newton County Marriage Records

VOL 1 (I) NO 4
List Of Patrons For The 1882 Newton County Atlas -- Looking Back - Newspaper
Clippings -- Roll Of Honor Of Builard Point School -- Celebration Of The 70th Birthday
Of Capt. J. M. Ritchey -- Teachers In Neosho School 1914 -- Certificates For Teachers,
1901 West Benton School, 1915 -- Index To Marriages Book A-1, 1863-1866 A-C -- The
First Presbyterian Church -- Surname Index For 1989

1990

VOL 2 (II) NO 1
Looking Back, Newspaper Clippings -- Newton County Births, 1883 -- Clover Leaf
School -- Census Enumerators -- Locust Grove School -- Neosho Improvements --
Oakwood Christian Church -- Index To Newton Co. Marriages A-I 1863-1866, H-Y --
Neosho Herald -- Newton County Rural Teachers, 1928-1929 -- Central Grade School
1891 -- Central Junior High

VOL 2 (II) NO 2
Neosho Collegiate Institute; Scarritt College -- Democrat Primary Election, May 10,
1898 -- Poll Book Of The Election Nov 6, 1900, Centennial Notes 1859-1869 -- IOOF
Cemetery -- Index To Marriages Book 2-A 1867 - 1872 A-D -- History Of The Neosho
Methodist Church

VOL 2 (II) NO 3
Index To Marriages Book 2-A 1867-1872 E-M -- IOOF Cemetery Burying Ground
Certificates -- Camp Meeting News, 13 July 1899 -- Poll Book Of Election Of 6 Nov
1900 Farwell Party Held At Central School 18 April 1930

VOL 2 (II) NO 4
Index to Marriages Book 2-A 1867-1872 N-Y -- Pool Book of the Election 6 Nov 1900 --
Surname Index For 1900

1991

VOL 3 (III) NO 1
Newton County Marriages 1872-1879 -- Obituary Index, A-C -- Mona Osbourn's
Scrapbook -- A Chat With Rylen Rudy

VOL 3 (III) NO 2
Obituaries Index, D-H -- Mona Osbourn's Scrapbook -- A Chat With Rylen Rudy --
Newton County Marriage Records 1872-1879 -- Cherokee Genealogical Research --
Researching German Ancestors -- Sources For Non-Indians In Indian Territory

VOL 3 (III) NO 3
Newton County Marriages 1872-1879 -- Old Cemeteries Revisited, Farney, Bayham
James Carver Grave -- A Chat With Rylen Rudy -- Obituaries Index , H-P -- Newton
County One Hundred Years Old

VOL 3 (III) NO 4
Newton County Marriage Records -- Roster - Co. E 16th Mo Infantry -- Old Cemeteries
Revisited: Mt. Comfort -- Newton County 100 Years Old

1992

VOL 4 (IV) NO 1
Newton County Marriage Records -- Old Cemeteries Revisited: The Culp Family
Cemetery – 1920 - The Year of the Census

VOL 4 (IV) NO 2
Girl Graduate - Class of 1908 -- Newton County Marriage Records 1878-1879 -- Old
Cemeteries Revisited: The Old Powers Cemetery

VOL 4 (IV) NO 3
Our Neighbors In McDonald County, 1876 -- 1876 Missouri State Census Of McDonald
County, Index -- Moses Key - Immigrant -- The Clymer-Gilmore Family

VOL 4 (IV) NO 4
Old Bethpage -- Veterans and Widows Pension Lists

1993

VOL 5 (V) NO 1
Newton County Births 1883-1884 -- Ivies Of Newton County -- Old Cemeteries
Revisited - Ivie Cemetery

VOL 5 (V) NO 2
Newton County Births 1883-1884 -- The Bentons Since 1731 -- Focus On Family
Photographs -- Morse: Pioneer Newton Co. Family

VOL 5 (V) NO 3
Diamond High Class Of 26 -- Diamond Christian Church, Est. 1879 -- The Carvers Of
Diamond -- Newton County Births, 1883-1884 -- Diamond And Its People -- Man Behind
The Monument

VOL 5 (V) NO 4
Men and Women in World War II from Newton County -- Those Who Gave Their Lives
WWII -- Mail Call WWII -- Newton County Births 1883-1884 -- The Home Front (Camp
Crowder)

1994

VOL 6 (VI) NO 1
Divorces Newton County 1865-1901 -- Early Settlers -- 1840 Census Newton County
Townships -- Post Offices & Postmasters Newton Co. 1851

VOL 6 (VI) NO 2
Divorces Newton County 1865 - 1901 -- Slave Schedule Newton County 1850 And 1860
-- Wentworth, Mo -- 1840 Census, Newton County Townships

VOLUME 6 (VI) NO 4
Christmas Trees By Mary Lousie Davis -- Divorces, Newton County 1865-1901 -- Tipton
Ford -- 1994 Members & Surnames

1995

VOLUME 7 (VII) NO 1
1850 Newton County, Mo Census Index -- Newtonia by David Weems -- Will Book 2
Index, Newton Co. 1888-1902

VOLUME 7 (VII) NO 2
In Memory Of Mary Louise Davis – Reminiscences - Newton County News 1891-1892 --
Ritchey -- 1890 Special Census, Newton Co, Mo

VOLUME 7 (VII) NO 3
Reminiscences - Newton County News 1891-1892 (Continued) -- June (The Community)
-- 1890 Special Census (Continued)

VOLUME 7 (VII) NO 4
Reminiscences - Newton County News 1891-1892 (Continued) -- Jollification (Jolly) --
1890 Special Census (Continued)

1996

VOLUME 8 (VIII) NO 1
Reminiscences - Newton County News 1891-1892 (Continued) -- 1890 Special Census
(Continued) -- Touring Granby

VOLUME 8 (VIII) NO 2
1890 Special Census (Continued) -- Memories of Early Seneca History -- Immigration &
Naturalization Records, Newton County

VOLUME 8 (VIII) NO 3
Scalping Of Mrs. Barbara McKenny -- Johnson Ahnentafel Chart -- Immigration and
Naturalization Records, Newton County (Continued) -- Bible Records - Edwards Family

VOLUME 8 (VIII) NO 4
Immigration and Naturalization Records, Newton County (Continued) -- Obituary -
Hannah Kinney -- Newton County Missouri

1997

VOLUME 9 (IX) NO 1
Index Newton County Mo Wills, Book 1 -- Journal of James A. Fertig -- Newspaper Item
- Milton L. Robb

VOLUME 9 (IX) NO 2
Poll Book General Election, November 1940 -- Journal Of James A. Fertig (Continued) --
Around The County - The Pine Log War

VOLUME 9 (IX) NO 3
Central School -- Journal Of James A. Fertig (Continued) -- German Baptist Brethren
Church -- Researching On The Internet -- U. S. Railroad Retirement

VOLUME 9 (IX) NO 4
The Rest Of The Story . . . -- Journal Of James A. Fertig (Continued) Members &
Surnames List

1998

VOLUME 10 (X) NO 1
Research Help - Outdated Medical Terminology -- Newton Co. Mo 1880 Census, Neosho Twp. (Partial List)

VOLUME 10 (X) NO 2
1916 Neosho High School Yearbook -- Alumni Of Neosho High School 1888 - 1915 --
World War 1 Records

VOLUME 10 (X) NO 3
Newton County Cemetery Listing And Map -- Eighth & Ninth Grade Graduating Classes
Of 1914 -- Latin Terms -- Persons Entitled To Pilgrimages To War Cemeteries -- Silver
Wedding Anniversary Newspaper Article - Haas -- Missouri State Historical Society
Books On Civil War Soldiers -- Magazine Article On Newton County From 1875 --
Definitions.

VOLUME 10 (X) NO 4
The Rylen Rudy Collection -- Newton County, Mo Death Register, 1883-1885

1999

VOLUME 11 (XI) NO 1
“The Brown Bag Books” -- McDonald County Researching -- 1850 Newton, Lawrence
and McDonald County Mortality Schedules

VOLUME 11 (XI) NO 2
Jonathan "Captain" Buzzard -- First Congregational Church Of Neosho Records -- 1860
Newton And McDonald County Mortality Schedules -- Thomas Ray Greer

VOLUME 11 (XI) NO 3
Church Of Christ, Burkhart Congregation Records -- Burkhart Cemetery Records --
Tracing the Criminal -- Article on the Box Family -- Article on the Hutchings Family

VOLUME 11 (XI) NO 4
Article on the Osborne Family (127 Years Ago) -- News from December 1880 -- Old
Rural Martin Cemetery -- Interment of Bill Jiles -- Old Occupations

2000

VOLUME 12 (XII) NO 1
The Family Files (Elliott, Craig, Bell, Smith, Davis, Watson) -- News From The 1800's --
Abstract Excerpts -- Rawlins Obituary -- Still Birth Records (1883-1885)

VOLUME 12 (XII) NO 2
Digging Up Roots (Burress Family, Crain Family) -- G. W. Carver, Mariah Watkins
Headstones -- Ratliff Family -- Ratliff Family Photo -- 1900 Newton County News --
1900 Miner & Mechanic -- McDonald County Tidbits -- From the Pineville News 1880 --
1875 Locust Bounty? -- 1870 Newton County Mortality Schedule

VOLUME 12 (XII) NO 3
Buzzard Cemetery -- Racine Apostolic Church Cemetery -- Photograph Of Students And
Teacher Of Freedom School Taken About 1907 -- Neosho Times News Dec 7 1944 --
Searching Land Records -- Newton County News August 20, 1890 -- Daily Miner &
Mechanic September 27, 1879 -- John Mitchell Williams -- Abstracts From the Pineville
News January 1881-April 11, 1884 -- A Page From Missouri State Prison Records And
Local Bad Boys -- Camp Crowder Telephone Book

VOLUME 12 (XII) NO 4
Durham Family -- Samuel & Sarah Smith -- Alfred Sanford Davis -- Pineville News -
1880's -- Cattle Tales - 1890 -- Newton County News December 27, 1901

VOLUME 13 (XIII) NO 1
Descendant Of Washington Lives At Goodman -- Death Books Of Mary Ellen Durham-
Roberts -- The Pineville News April 22, 1885 - January 17, 1890 -- Miner & Mechanic
Death Notices & Items Of Interest 1879 -- Query Concerning Ann Carroll (Nee Shelton?)
-- The Neosho Times January 10, 1901

2001

VOLUME 13 (XIII) NO 2
First 500 Names From The WWI Registration List Of Newton County -- The End Of A
Neosho Boy's Desperate Career - The Neosho Times January 3, 1901 -- The Welkers Of
Newton County -- A Long Way From Home William Wyatt Patton Jr. -- Miner &
Mechanic Death Notices & Items Of Interest 1879 (Continued)

VOLUME 13 (XIII) NO 3
Early Sheriffs of Newton County -- Noah Gallemore -- Notes From Kay Hively

VOLUME 13 (XIII) NO 4
Burkhart Cemetery Records - Additions & Corrections -- Descendents of William Corner

2002

VOL 14 (XIV) NO 1
1850 Newton County Census Town Of Neosho Township – Rev. D.F. Gregory Dies At
91 In Joplin (Saturday, September 21, 1929) – Church Notes From The Oct. 11, 1879 &
Feb. 28, 1880 Miner And Mechanic – Church Excerpts From The “County Edition” Of
The Miner And Mechanic (March 13, 1909) – Mystery Photographs Number 1 And
Number 2 – James S. Scott Ragtime Piano Composer – “Aunt” Mariah Watkins Area
Midwife Remembered – Fourteen Ways To Find A Maiden Name

VOL 14 (XIV) NO 2
Newton County Officials From The “County Edition” Of the Miner & Mechanic (March
13, 1909) – Lucy Faris Rawlinson – Interlibrary Loan Sources For Missouri Research
Materials – List Of Landowners From 1882 Newton County Plat Book – The Pineville
News, McDonald County, Mo., January 24, 1890 - February 11, 1891 – The Neosho
Times - Supplement, Portrait Edition, January 14, 1892

VOL 14 (XIV) NO 3
Civil War Letter From Thomas Renick Of Newton County – The Neosho Times -
Supplement, Part II, Portrait Edition, January 14, 1892 – Business References From The
1882 Newton County Plat Book – Local Preservation Group Purchases Ritchey Mansion
– Passenger Train Wrecked On Kansas City Southern, 1917 Neosho Times – Several
Articles About Newton County Schools From the Miner & Mechanic – The Report Of
The Board Of Health, Neosho Daily Times, June 28th, 1916 – Local Genealogy Group
Receives 1930 Federal Census For Missouri

VOL 14 (XIV) NO 4
History Of Newton County, Missouri By Dr. Lewis Wills And P.R. Smith (From the
1882 Newton County Plat Book) – Neosho Times January 3, 1901 – Carlson Barlow Dies Suddenly Of Heart Attack (From the Neosho Daily News, Wednesday, August 29, 1957)– The Neosho Times – Supplement, Part III, Portrait Edition, January 14, 1892 – Miner & Mechanic Death Notices And Items Of Interest February 14-28, 1880 – 2002 GFOL Highlights – Bow-Knot Reception (From the March 10, 1892 Neosho Times) – Names Of 1965 Crowder College Scholarships Winners Listed

2003

VOL 15 (XV) NO 1
1928 Newton County Republican Committee Letterhead – 1928 Newton County
Republican Poll Hornet Precinct – African Americans From Certain Townships Of The
1900 Newton County Census – “A Recipe That Saved My Life” – CD Holdings In The
Genealogy Library at the Neosho-Newton County Library – Miner & Mechanic Death
Notices And Items Of Interest February 28, 1880 and March 6, 1880 – Neosho Times
Death Notices And Items Of Interest January 13, 1870 - January 27, 1870 – Descendents
Of Richard Nance – Western Historical Manuscript Collections Dealing With Newton
County, Missouri

VOL 15 (XV) NO 2
Births And Deaths In The Month Of June 1927 As Reported In The July 14, 1927 Neosho
Times – Girl Scouts At Camp Ni-Kah-Ga-Hah From The July 14, 1927 Neosho Times –
Beginning Genealogy Workshop To Be Presented By The Genealogy Friends Of The
Library – List Of Teachers For Neosho Schools From The July 14, 1927 Neosho Times –
Dr. Hudson Moves To Granby From The July 14, 1927 Neosho Times – Poll Book Of A
General Election Held On The Fifth Day Of November A.D. 1940 At Meeks Election
Precinct, In W. Benton Township, Newton County, State Of Missouri – Looking
Backward By Grandma Barlow From The Sept. 18, 1914 Miner & Mechanic – Tipton
Ford Train – Trolley Wreck Wednesday August 5, 1914 – Child Drowns In Well From
The Friday, August 14, 1914 Miner & Mechanic – Marriage Licenses From The Friday
August 14, 1914 Miner & Mechanic – The First Day Of Census (Poem)

VOL 15 (XV) NO 3
Beginning Genealogy Workshop To Be Held Saturday, October 18, 2003 – The Tipton
And Bushner Families Of Newton County – Disappearing Ancestor Causes – Arrested
For Drinking On Train From The Thursday August 20, 1914 Neosho Times – At The
Opera House From The Saturday October 11, 1879 Daily Miner & Mechanic – The
Mysterious Case Of A Death By Accidental Discharge Of A Pistol – Fire Sweeps
Through Goodman, Five Buildings Burn, Entire Business Section Threatened From The
January 18, 1940 Neosho Times – County Court July Term From The August 1, 1874
Granby Miner – Dates When Each State Required Death And Birth Registrations –
Newton County Spooks From The January 10, 1891 Miner & Mechanic – Death Notices
& Items Of Interest From the Miner & Mechanic Sept. 23, 1879 – October 4, 1879 –
Tracing My Tree (Poem)

VOL 15 (XV) NO 4
Newton County Youths Register For Draft In 1940; The First Peacetime Conscription In
U.S. History – Jesse James Reported Killed Near Newton County; The Gang Hides Out
Here From The November 4, 1879 Daily Miner & Mechanic – “First In The Path Of The
Firemen” The Fate Of The 1890 Population Census, Part 1 – More Newton County
Lawbreakers – Beginning Genealogy Workshop Held Saturday October, 18, 2003 –
Genealogy Research List Of Web Sites – GFOL Highlights Of The Year 2003 – Items
From The Neosho Times Thursday January 10, 1901 – The Ballad Of Jesse James (Song Lyrics)

2004

VOL 16 (XVI) NO 1
Newton County Public Schools Excerpted From The March 13, 1909 County Edition Of
the Miner & Mechanic – Newton County Schools From Goodspeed’s History Of Newton
County – Students And Visitors From Record Of Attendance Spring Valley School Sept.
8, 1917 to April 13, 1923 – Newton County Public School Pictures Racine, Neosho, And
Warren’s Branch – Spring Valley School Record Of Library (Undated) – Genealogy And
DNA – New Newton County Members Of The Mexican Veteran’s Association From the
NEWTON COUNTY ROOTS -- Feb. 28, 1880 Miner & Mechanic – Protect Your Family Photographs – Grandma
Climbed The Family Tree (Poem)

VOL 16 (XVI) NO 2
Neosho’s Early Hospitals – Encouraging Response To Red Cross Drive From The Dec.
5, 1940 Neosho Times – The Reynolds, Sale, And Bowman Families Of Newton County,
Missouri – Wedding Bells Ring Often From The Friday, September 4, 1914 Miner &
Mechanic – Tidbits From the Neosho Times Thursday January 24, 1901 – Best Reading,
Free From The November 7, 1879 Daily Miner & Mechanic – Merit Franklin Thomas,
Civil War Veteran, Dies In Newton County From The Monday January 3, 1916 Neosho
Daily Democrat – Miner & Mechanic Death Notices & Items Of Interest Sept. 23, 1879 -
Jan. 17, 1880 – The Man Who Never Was (Poem)

VOL 16 (XVI) NO 3
Excerpts And Marriage Records From Forty Years Among The Indians A Descriptive
History Of The Long And Busy Life Of Jeremiah Hubbard – Genealogy Room
Collection Key – Twenty Deaths – Fifteen Births From the Neosho Times Thursday June
15, 1939 – Tidbits From the Neosho Times Thursday, January 17, 1901 – Mines And
Mining In Newton County From the Miner & Mechanic County Edition Published March
13, 1909 – List Of Letters Remaining In The Post Office At Neosho, Mo. For The Week
Ending March 9, 1872 from the Neosho Times – Descendants of William Martin Mullin –
The Elusive Ancestor (Poem)

VOL 16 (XVI) NO 4
An 1856 Letter From William Stinnett – The William Stinnett Family Of Newton County
– Remembering The Deceased – GFOL Highlights For The Year 2004 – Wild Lewis
Boys: Terror Of Newton County – Tips For International Genealogy Research – January
1 New Year’s Day In Early Missouri – Explanation Of Watch Night – Newton County
News Death Notices & Items Of Interest August 14-28, 1890 – Watch Night, An Original
Poem

2005

VOL 17 (XVII) NO 1
The Strawberry Industry in Newton County – The James Hart Stark Family of Missouri –
High School Classmates? - A Letter To Ann Landers – In Memory Of Rosa Lee Carlisle,
Hughla Lillian Roark Bliss, And Lois Scurlock Watkins – Newton County Jail Prisoners
From The April 16, 1930 Newton County Census – GFOL Officers For The Year 2005 –
“Lost” Cities Of Newton County, Missouri – Timeline Of The Civil War In Newton
County, Missouri – Curly Locks (Poem)

VOL 17 (XVII) NO 2
Descendants Of Edwin T. Waddilove – A Singular Attempt At Robbery From The
Wednesday November 5, 1879 Daily Miner & Mechanic – The Taking Of The 1900
Federal Census In Newton County – Date And Place Of Birth Clues Found In Census
Records – Scarritt College 1900 Twelfth Annual Commencement Exercises – Couples

Licensed To Wed From The May 24, 1900 Neosho Times – Excerpts From The Girl
Graduate Her Own Book Belonging To Prudence Mary Wills 1908 Graduate Of Neosho
High School – Neosho’s “Wash Day” – The Right Name For The Right Cousin – The
Laundry Workers (Poem)

VOL 17 (XVII) NO 3
Descendents Of Lewis Wills – Standards For Sound Genealogical Research – Population Census Items 1790 – 1840 – Grape Culture In Newton County, Missouri and The Mysterious Disappearance Of Herman Jaeger – Newtonia, Newton County, Missouri An Old Time Inland Town With Good Society, Grand Farms, And Lots Of Mineral –
Newtonia Missouri American Civil War September 30, 1862 & October 28, 1864 – Civil
War Battles At Newtonia As Recounted In Goodspeed’s History Of Newton County,
Missouri – Two GFOL Officers Receive Awards From The Missouri State Genealogical
Association – National Archives And Records Administration (NARA) Historical
Documents Online: Search Hints For Selected Topics – Joplin Genealogy Society
Relocates – Elusive Kinsman (Poem)

VOL 17 (XVII) NO 4
Register From The St. James Hotel January 1, 1899 - after September 21, 1905 – News
Clippings Of Interest From The St. James Hotel Register – An Autobiography And
Family History Written About 1922 By James Henry Johnson – Population Census Items
1850-1880 – Diseases / Ailments - Definitions And Synonyms For Genealogists –
American Epidemics Of The 19th And Early 20th Centuries – Highlights Of The GFOL
Year 2005 – William Lake Thatcher Killed In Granby, Missouri – A Poem For Your
Scrapbook The Old Farm Gate

2006

VOL 18 (XVIII) NO 1
The William Hugh Campbell Family Owners of Newton County’s St. James Hotel from
1872-1936 – Lifetime GFOL Member Cuba “Lorine” Lea Dies – Family History Library
Increases Microfilm Loan Fee – Smallpox “Scourge” Strikes Neosho in 1899 – Miner &
Mechanic Death Notices & Items of Interest Sept. 23, 1879-March 6, 1880 – Old Brick
Church is Being Torn Down (Reprinted from the May 31, 1900 Newton County News) –
Population Census Items 1890-1930 – Clues in Census Records, 1850-1930 – This Must Be My Ancestor

VOL 18 (XVIII) NO 2
The Murder of Amos Kelly (With Related Genealogical Information) – State of Missouri
Death Certificates Now Available Online! – GFOL Mid-Continent Public Library
Research Day Trip Pictures! – Basic Genealogy A Guide to Researching Your Family
Tree – GFOL Officers – Minor League Baseball in Neosho in the 1920s & 30s – A
Baseball Ballad (Poetry)

VOL 18 (XVIII) NO 3
“Wagon Train” to Newton County, Missouri – Protect Your Books – Some Past Towns,
Villages, & Hamlets of Newton County – A. C. McGinty, Dean of Neosho Businessmen,
“Passes 86th Milestone” – You Know You’re An Addicted Genealogist – Death Notices
& Items of Interest from Newton County Newspapers – Newton County’s Genealogy
Friends of the Library Genealogy Workshop, 2006 – Historical Census Data for Newton
County, Missouri – Missouri State Genealogical Association (MoSGA) Announces
Launching of First Families of Missouri Certificate Program – Before So Many People
Built Their Houses In Between (Poem)

VOL 18 (XVIII) NO 4
“O Family Tree”, to the tune of “O Tannenbaum” – William E. Blankenship of Newton
County – “A Prayer for Genealogists” – October 4, 1862 Affair at Granby – Skeleton
Found at Granby (Miner & Mechanic December 20, 1935) – Mystery Photographs –
Naturalizations from Newton County Circuit Court 01 February 1943-03 October 1955
Surnames Beginning with A-M – Emigration, Immigration & Naturalization – Five
Golden Rules for Growing Family Trees – GFOL Lifetime Member Dies (Eunice
Newdigger) – Highlights of the GFOL Year 2006