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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Henry_Knox.JPG|thumb|right|400px|General Henry Knox (1750-1806)]]
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[[Image:Henry Knox.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox General Henry Knox] (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.<ref>"Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.</ref>
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The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox General Henry Knox] (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.<ref>"Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1845--'''Knox County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Scotland_County,_Missouri|Scotland]] County. '''County seat:''' Edina <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1845--'''Knox County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Scotland County, Missouri|Scotland]] County. '''County seat:''' Edina <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Adair_County,_Missouri|Adair]]
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*[[Adair County, Missouri|Adair]]  
*[[Clark_County,_Missouri|Clark]]
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*[[Clark County, Missouri|Clark]]  
*[[Lewis_County,_Missouri|Lewis]]
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*[[Lewis County, Missouri|Lewis]]  
*[[Macon_County,_Missouri|Macon]]
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*[[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]]  
*[[Scotland_County,_Missouri|Scotland]]
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*[[Scotland County, Missouri|Scotland]]  
*[[Shelby_County,_Missouri|Shelby]]
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*[[Shelby County, Missouri|Shelby]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 22:30, 26 August 2010

Template:Missouri-stub United States  > Missouri > Knox County

County Courthouse

History

Henry Knox.JPG

The county is named for General Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.[1]

Parent County

1845--Knox County was created 14 February 1845 from Scotland County. County seat: Edina [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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. "Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).