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== History  ==
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[[Image:Martin Van Buren.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]
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The county was named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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'''1835''' -- County formed
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
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Van Buren County was renamed [[Cass County, Missouri|Cass]] County during the presidential election of 1848.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Missouri "List of counties in Missouri,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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See an [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html interactive map] showing Van Buren County's creation, boundary changes and renaming.
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== References ==
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[[Category:Van Buren County, Missouri]]

Revision as of 10:59, 3 August 2011

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Van Buren County

History

Martin Van Buren.JPG

The county was named after President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.[1]

1835 -- County formed

Boundary Changes

Van Buren County was renamed Cass County during the presidential election of 1848.[2]

See an interactive map showing Van Buren County's creation, boundary changes and renaming.

References

  1. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.
  2. "List of counties in Missouri," Wikipedia.