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Bland Courier
Available: 1921-1966
Published in: Bland, MO
New Haven Leader
Available: 1918-1964
Published in: New Haven, MO
Der Missionar
Available: 1881-1883
Published in: Marthasville, MO
Pacific City Herald
Available: 1889-1891
Published in: Pacific, MO
Die Gasconade Zeitung
Available: 1873-1874
Published in: Hermann, MO
Our County Paper
Available: 1882-1887
Published in: Pacific, MO
Franklin County Observer
Available: 1893-1926
Published in: Washington, MO
Pacific Transcript
Available: 1923-1933
Published in: Pacific, MO
Franklin County Record/Union Record
Available: 1874-1890
Published in: Union, MO
St. Clair Chronicle
Available: 1927-1977
Published in: St. Clair, MO
Franklin County Tribune
Available: 1896-1966
Published in: Union, MO
Sullivan Tri-County News
Available: 1951-1966
Published in: Sullivan, MO
Gasconade County Republican
Available: 1897-1966
Published in: Owensville, MO
Sullivan Sentinel
Available: 1901-1914
Published in: Sullivan, MO
The Gerald Journal
Available: 1915-1962
Published in: Gerald, MO
Available: 1890-1896
Published in: Union, MO
Available: 1875-1880
Published in: Hermann, MO
Union Republican Headlight
Available: 1904-1919
Published in: Union, MO
Hermanner Volksblatt
Available: 1875-1928
Published in : Hermann, MO
Union Republican Tribune
Available: 1919-1922
Published in: Union, MO
Hermanner Volksblatt und Gasconade Zeitung
Available: 1872-1873
Published In: Hermann, MO
Warrenton Banner
Available: 1868-1968
Published in: Warrenton, MO
Hermanner Wochenblatt
Available: 1845-1855
Published In: Hermann, MO
Warrenton Herald
Available: 1898-1905
Published in: Warrenton, MO
Available: 1843-1845
Published in : Hermann, MO
Warrenton Volksfreund
Available: 1902-1918
Published in: Warrenton, MO
Marthasville News
Available: 1896-1897
Published in: Marthasville, MO
Washington Citizen
Available: 1924-1973
Published in: Washington, MO
Marthasville Record
Available: 1923-1966
Published in: Marthasville, MO
Washington Missourian
Available: 1939-1964
Published in: Washington, MO

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The following historical local newspapers are available on microfilm:


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 Star 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


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







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


Federal Census 1830-1930

Missing 1890


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



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


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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