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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Cole County was created in 1820 from Cooper County.
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'''1820--'''Cole County was created from Cooper County. '''County seat:''' Jefferson City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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===== Jefferson City, MO Cole County Courthouse Fire =====
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'''Jefferson City, MO Cole County Courthouse Fire'''
  
 
Jefferson City, Mo., March 14. -- The Cole County courthouse was destroyed by fire this afternoon. The records which were in fireproof vaults were not damaged. The building was insured for $70,000. The cost of replacing the structure, it was stated today would be $100,000, though the original cost was $59,000.  
 
Jefferson City, Mo., March 14. -- The Cole County courthouse was destroyed by fire this afternoon. The records which were in fireproof vaults were not damaged. The building was insured for $70,000. The cost of replacing the structure, it was stated today would be $100,000, though the original cost was $59,000.  
  
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 15 Mar 191<br>(source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/missouri/6930/jefferson-city-mo-cole-county-courthouse-fire-mar-1918 ''GenDisasters''])
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Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 15 Mar 191<br>(source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/missouri/6930/jefferson-city-mo-cole-county-courthouse-fire-mar-1918 ''GenDisasters''])  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202952&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Cole&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202952&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Cole&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Cole_County,_Missouri]]
 
[[Category:Cole_County,_Missouri]]

Revision as of 17:54, 10 October 2008

 United States  > Missouri > Cole County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1820--Cole County was created from Cooper County. County seat: Jefferson City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Jefferson City, MO Cole County Courthouse Fire

Jefferson City, Mo., March 14. -- The Cole County courthouse was destroyed by fire this afternoon. The records which were in fireproof vaults were not damaged. The building was insured for $70,000. The cost of replacing the structure, it was stated today would be $100,000, though the original cost was $59,000.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 15 Mar 191
(source:GenDisasters)

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).