Local Historical Newspapers

The following historical local newspapers have been digitized through cooperation with the State Historical Society of Missouri and a grant from the Missouri State Library.

Bland Courier

Available: 1914-1924

Published in: Bland, MO

Pacific Transcript

Available: 1895-1921

Published in: Pacific, MO

Franklin County Observer

Availble: 1893-1926

Published in: Washington, MO

Sullivan News

Available: 1910-1950

Published in: Sullivan, MO

Franklin County Tribune

Available: 1899-1916

Published in: Union, MO

Sullivan Sentinel

Available: 1901-1914

Published in: Sullivan, MO

Gasconade County Republican

Available: 1905-1922

Published in: Owensville, MO

Union Republican Headlight

Available: 1904-1919

Published in: Union, MO

Hermann Advertiser and Advertiser-Courier

Available: 1875-1922

Published in: Hermann, MO

Union Republican Tribune

Available: 1919-1922

Published in: Union, MO

Marthasville Record

Available: 1901-1922

Published in: Marthasville, MO

Warrenton Banner

Available: 1902-1924

Published in: Warrenton, MO

New Haven Leader

Available: 1903-1918

Published in: New Haven, MO

Washington Citizen

Available: 1905-1923

Published in: Washington, MO

 

The following historical local newspapers are available on microfilm: 

Union

Name Date range(s) Name Date range(s)

Federal Census

1820-1930

Missing 1880-1900

Missouri Confederate Amnesty Papers

1865-1867

Franklin County Census

1876 Record of Appointment

1832-1971

Franklin County Circuit Court Records

March 1819-1956

Special Census of Union

1890

Franklin County Deed Records

1819-1969 Deed of Trust: 1962-1969

Missing Deed of Trust book 142 (1969?)

St. Clair Chronicle

March 1927-May 1985

Franklin County Military Registrants

Dec 1869-April 1974

St. Clair Missourian

Jan 1999-Dec 2004 Missing June 2002 and Aug 2004

Franklin County Record

Sept 1874-Nov 1890

St. John’s UCC Church

1875-1936

Franklin County Records

Abstract Index to Deeds: 1870-1887

Deeds: 1819-1883 Missing 1876-1884

Index to Marriage: 1819-1914

Probate: 1868-1892

Probate-Administrator Bonds: 1836-1911

Probate-Administrator Letters: 1869-1872

Probate-Inventory, Appraisement and Sale Bill: 1856-1872

The Sullivan News/Tri-County News

July 1901-May 1985 Missing Jan 1955-Dec 1956 (Tri-County News)

Franklin County Tribune and Tribune Republic

June 1887-Dec 1977

Union Missourian

Jan 1997-Dec 2007 Missing 2006

Gerald, MO

1969-1988

Washington Citizen

Dec 1907-Aug 1984

Independent News

Jan 1985-Dec 1998

Washington Missourian

May 1939-May 2011 Missing 1997-2003

Leslie United Methodist Church

1841-1875, 1842-1863, 1873-1899, 1918-1929, 1933-196?

Wills

1819-1926

 

Owensville

Name Date range(s) Name Date range(s)

Bland Courier

May 6, 1904-Dec 30, 1910

Missing 1911-1912

Jan 3, 1913-Mar 31, 1916

Apr 7, May 19, June 2, 1916 and Sept 2, 1921 (one reel)

Jan 6, 1911-Dec 20, 1912 and Jan 5, 1923-Dec 19, 1924 (one reel)

Jan 5, 1917-Dec 27, 1918

Sept 9, 1921-Dec 22, 1922

Missing 1925

Mar 26, 1926-Dec 28, 1939

Missing 1940-1942

Jan 7, 1943-June 27, 1946

Missing 1947-1962

Jan 3, 1963-Sept 28, 2011 (numerous reels)

Gasconade Republican

Oct 22, 1899-June 3, 1897

April 25, 1902-June 27, 1902

Jan 2, 1903-Nov 10, 1905

Dec 27, 1907-Dec 31, 1909

Nov 17, 1905-Dec 30, 1910

Jan 6, 1911-Dec 27, 1912

Missing 1913

Jan 1, 1915-Sept 13, 1918

Sept 20, 1918-Oct 9, 1925

Jan 3, 1919-Dec 29, 1925

Oct 16, 1925-Dec 30, 1998

Missing 1999-2002

Jan 1, 2003-Oct 26, 2011

Census (Gasconade, Franklin, and others)

1840

1850

1860

1870

1880

1909

1910

Special Census of Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War (includes Gasconade, Franklin, and 18 other counties)

1890

New Haven

Name Date range(s) Name Date range(s)
New Haven Leader

1903-1952

Missing 1953-1956

1957-1998

Federal Census

1830-1930

Missing 1890

 

Pacific

Name Date range(s) Name Date range(s)
Census 1830-1930 Our County Newspaper 1882-1887
Meramac Valley Transcript Newspaper 1895-1995 Tri-County Newspaper

1997-1998

2001-2004

 

Hermann

Name Date range(s) Name Date range(s)
Census 13 rolls, 2 rolls for 1830 and 1880 Hermann Advertiser Courier 1875-July 2011
City of Hermann 17 rolls Hermann Volksblatt (in German) 1899-April 1928
Deeds 10 rolls Marriage 4 rolls
Gasconade County 10 rolls Probate 3 rolls
Gasconade County Letters 1 roll Wills 3 rolls
Gasconade County/Richland Township 1 roll    

 

Warrenton

Name Date range(s) Name Date range(s)
Federal Population Census Records for Warren County 1840-1930 Warren County Guardians and Curators Settlements (on order)
Immanuel United Church of Christ (Wright City, MO) 1896-1987 Warren County Probate Records (on order)
Immanuel United Church of Christ (Wright City, MO) Indian Camp Cemetary 1892-1949 Warren County Record (formerly The Marthasville Record) Jan. 2007-Oct. 2011
The Marthasville News Dec. 1896-Dec.1897 Warren County Vital Records (on order)
The Marthasville Record Mar. 1901-Dec. 2006 The Warrenton Banner Aug. 1902-Jun. 1995
Warren County Administrators Settlements Records (on order) The Warrenton Herald Sept. 1898-Nov. 1905
Warren County Circuit Court Records (on order) The Warrenton Journal Jan. 1996-Dec. 1998
Warren County Deed Records (on order)    

 

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