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Welcome to the CCL Local History Page! We are currently transferring information from our old Genealogy page, so please check back. If you need to access links from our old site right away, visit https://sites.google.com/a/christiancountylibrary.org/christiancountygenealogy/.

Alf Bolin’s Outlaw Loot
All About Missouri History (MO Secretary of State)
Battle-Ground Upon Wilson’s Creek (Casualty List)
Christian County Ancestors by Josephine Dunne
Christian County Headliner Newspaper
Christian County Health Department Vital Records
Christian County History and Genealogy: A Researcher’s Guide
Christian County Linkpendium
Christian County, Missouri by Incorporated Towns and Decades
Christian County, Missouri Census – 1860
Christian County, Missouri Census – 1870
Community & Conflict: The Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks (Christian County)
Christian County, Missouri Friendship Quilt 1937
Christian County, Missouri Genealogy, History and Facts
Christian County, Missouri Government
Christian County, Missouri Records on Microfilm
Christian County, Museum and Historical Society
Christian County Recorder’s Office Online Record Search – Marriages and Deeds
Christian County, Missouri Transcribed Records
1930 Plat Book Christian County, Missouri
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Christian County, Missouri
Eastern Star School Class Rolls, 1919 – 1925
Find-a- Grave Christian County Cemeteries
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
Kansas City History (Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library)
Kansas City Public Library Genealogy
Mid-Continent Public Library Genealogy
Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Pre-1910
Missouri County Officials (2015-2016 Blue Book)
Missouri Death Certificates 1910 – 1966
Missouri School Directory
Missouri Digital Heritage
Missouri GenWeb
Missouri Historical Review 1906 – 2006
Missouri Historical Societies, Museums, & Genealogical Societies
Missouri in the Civil War
Missouri Land Patents, 1777 – 1969
Missouri Maps from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Company
Missouri Soldiers’ Records War of 1812 – WWI
Missouri State Archives
Missouri State Genealogical Association
Missouri State Government
Nathan Shipman Family of Christian County, Missouri
National Archives & Records Administration (Kansas City)
National Register of Historic Places – Christian County, Missouri
Nixa Area Chamber of Commerce
Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce
OzarksWatch Video Magazine
Streaming Video of Local Interest from OzarksWatch
“An Air of Nostalgia: The Radio Career of Wayne Glenn”
“Riverdale: Community with a Past and Potential”
Springfield, Missouri GAR Encampment List (1900)
“Springfield Express”, 1881 – 1889 (Transcribed)
St. Louis County Library History & Genealogy
Supreme Court of Missouri Historical Records
Postal History Missouri
Resources for Family & Community History
Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce
State Historical Preservation Office
Underground Ozarks
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield (National Park Service)
“The Young Brothers’ Massacre” by John R. Woodside
Christian County Obituaries, A – Z