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Cooper and other Counties

Town/Area History Books

History of Billingsville, Prairie Lick, and Stony Point; History of Blackwater; Bicentennial Boonslick History; A Pictorial History of the Boonslick Area; Boonville An Illustrated History; Boonville An Historic River Town; Bunceton 1868-1988 and 1868 – 1993; History of Clear Creek; Recollections of Clifton City; Clifton City 1873 – 2019; Our Town Lamine MO; History of New Lebanon; Otterville Sesquicentennial; Some Might Good Years – Overton

Pilot Grove Centennial 1873 – 1973; A Brief History of Prairie Home


Area Books: Green Ridge MO Centennial 1870 – 1970; Jamestown 1837 – 1987; Lupus  - Portrait of a River Town; History of Martinsville; Old Trails of Missouri; Once Upon the Past – Mid Missouri Places and People; Sedalia MO 100 Years in Pictures


Books on History of Cooper County and Other Counties


Cooper County:                      

Discover Cooper County by Looking Back – Ann Betteridge; History of Cooper County Missouri Volumes I and II – W. F. Johnson; History of Cooper County Missouri – Levins and Drake; History of Cooper County – Melton; Memorabilia of Cooper County – The Sesquicentennial Steering Committee for 150th Birthday of Boonville


Other County Histories:

History of Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries, and Osage Counties; History of Harrison and Mercer Counties; Howard County History and Families; History of Moniteau County; History of Morgan County; History of Saline County


Free Cemetery maps, and brochures on historical landmarks


Books, pamphlets and CD’s for sale


Cooper County Plat Maps – 1877, 1897, 1915 - $25



  • Discover Cooper County by Looking Back by Ann Betteridge, $18               

  • The “Best” Bustle in Fayette by Mary Louise & Sylvia Forbes, $7

  • This Cruel Unnatural War by James Thoma, $20

  • “Old Pleasant Green Underground” - The Old Cemetery, at the 1825 Pleasant Green Methodist Church Cooper County MO by Florence Friedrichs $10

  • The “Best” Bustle in Fayette by Mary Forbes, $7

  • Old Cooper County Churches (Cooper Count Church Sketches) by Florence Friedrichs, $10

  • Recollections of Clifton City, $15

  • Lamine School Book, $22.50

  • Historically Yours by Elizabeth Davis, $10

  • Recollections of Clifton City, $15



  • The Cooper County, Missouri History Series   

  • Home Town Sketches – by Emile Paillou, $8                   

  • A History of Cooper County – Levens and Drake, $9       

  • The First Hundred Years - Melton, $6

  • History of Cooper County Missouri by W.F. Johnson, $9

    • Volume #1 or Volume #2

  • Old Nick Abroad, $6

  • Cooper County Cemeteries - James Thoma, $25

  • This Cruel Unnatural War – James Thoma, $30

  • Cooper County, Missouri History Series, $35

    • (Contains all of the above series)

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