THANK YOU TO ALL OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS

All of our volunteers spent a great deal of time and effort researching their topics.  The website is much stronger and more interesting because of everyone’s contributions.

 

We owe a special debt of gratitude to Michael Dickey, Arrow Rock Historic Site Manager, and Wayne Lammers of Lammer’s Video Productions for the generous donation of their time, knowledge, suggestions, articles, references and pictures. 

  • Carolyn Aggeler – History of Clifton City, Otterville area, pictures, other help

  • Jenny Alpers – our “Gopher” to check on facts and find information

  • Dr. Christine Boston – Research on the Don Carlos Family

  • Linda Burnett – Cooper County stage coaches

  • Kathleen McIntyre Conway – Archivist. Friends of Historic Boonville – research materials available through FOHB 

  • Don Cullimore – information about Cooper County and the Boonslick area.

  • Barbara Dahl - Coordinator, Editor, Researcher, Website layout and Cheerleader.

  • Elizabeth Davis – Typist and contributor of many of her original and syndicated articles

  • Sue Day – Took inventory of everything in the Research Center – a huge job, and made multiple

  • copies of things, provided links and made many phone calls.

  • Mike Dickey – Historic Site Manager, Arrow Rock, Boone’s Lick, Sappington Cemetery and Sappington African American Cemetery State Historic Sites - Information and References on the Prehistoric Cooper County, history of early American Indians in the Cooper County area, and the War of 1812.  He is a fantastic resource.

  • Kim Dickerson - Hannah Cole information

  • Georgia Esser - Cooper County Recorder of Deeds

  • John Finley – information on MO Circuit Riders and Methodist Churches in Cooper County

  • Florence (Winky) Friedrichs – shared many ideas and resources, including "Cooper County Church Sketches “Old Pleasant Green Underground” and other historical information.

  • Videos by Tracy and Ashley Friedrich @FarmAlarm. Boonville YouTubers

  • Jeanette Heaton –History of early Schools in Cooper County, the founding of the CCHS, and extensive information on the New Lebanon church, school and businesses

  • Rhea Helmreich – Location and History of early Churches in Cooper County

  • Bill Herder and LinAnn Townsend – Location and History of early Cemeteries in Cooper County - extensive research

  • Pat Holmes – Kemper Academy, Historic Homes, National Register information

  • Norma Johnson - Daniel Boone information - a direct descendant of Boone

  • Harold Kerr II – Military research (many links and references) early forts and railroads

  • Cleo Kottwicz – information on Missouri Methodist Circuit Riders (mid to late 1800’s)

  • Wayne Lammers - Missouri River, Missouri Packet, 200-year-old excavation; KATY Railroad and Bridge, McMahan Fort and it's burning in 1814. Supplied many pictures and invaluable assistance

  • Edward Lang – contributed pictures and videos for the website

  • Nancy Martin – information on Dick’s Mill

  • Bert McClary - County Personalities, Civil War and orphan trains

  • Dr. Maryellen McVicker – David Barton Tombstone restoration, information sources, contacts and encouragement

  • Vicki McCarrell – Historic homes and buildings over 100 years old in Cooper County

  • Linda McCollum - information on the Lamine School

  • Eric McNeil - Civil War Section

  • Bob Painter – Agriculture, Steam Engines and the auto Bridges over the Missouri River

  • Robert Painter - Hannah Cole information

  • Linda Perkins - Old Swinging Bridge near the Lamine School

  • Bonnie Rapp - Mozarkite information

  • Leola Ripperger – List of trusted Genealogy websites

  • David Sapp - Boonslick Road Association

           

Other than the website designer, Lisa Moody, this website has been researched and prepared entirely by volunteers.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS DONORS

  • Alliant Bank

  • Jenny Alpers

  • Miss Alice Amick

  • Anonymous

  • Boonville Abstract & Title Co.

  • Mae Bruce

  • BTC Bank

  • Community Foundation of Central MO

  • COMO Electric Cooperative

  • Cooper County Animal Hospital

  • Copies Etcetera for Scanning & Printing

  • Barbara and Bob Dahl

  • Krista Dahl Jeppsen

  • Paul and Debbie Davis

  • Derendinger Furniture LLC

  • Diane Gorski

  • Florence Friedrichs

  • Heartland Electrical & Plumbing

  • Jeanette Heaton

  • Rhea Helmrich

  • Ivan Hendrickson

  • Isle of Capri

  • Nancy Martin

  • Jerry Ann Mayfield

  • Dr, W.R & Dr. M.H. McVicker

  • Lewis w. & Susan C. Miller

  • Dave Muntzel

  • Otelco

  • Santa Fe Lawns

  • Twenter Trucking

  • John and Nancy Ward