.... Fund Raisers .....

And There Arose A Mighty Wind!  ....... a booklet recalling the cyclone in Kirksville at 6:20 P.M. April 27, 1899. $1.00

7th Calvalry Missouri Volunteers - with brief comment upon each member,
by Sergent John Shaver 1898.
Originally printed by the Journal Printing Co. of Kirksville in 1898, the poem has been reprinted with proceeds to be used for preservation of the ACHS building.  The poem describes every comrade in the 1861-64 campaign of Company I, 7th Cavalry Missouri Volunteers.
Donated to the ACHS by Dr. John Biggerstaff of Kirksville. $1.00

Adair County Missouri - A Pocket Book History, by Pat Ellebracht 2002 - $2.00 

A History of Kirksville by J. B. Bowcock

Sketch of Adair County, Missouri by A. H. John, M.D. 1800's
Plus ... "Patron's Business References" by township, section, range, where they were born and when they settled in Adair County.

Register of Old Settlers - Adair County, MO 1889

Copies of The Adair Historian
Volume One - 1996-1997 - $2.00
Volume Two - 1997-1998 - $2.00
Volume Three - 1998-1999 - $2.00
Volumes Four & Five - 1999-2001 - $2.00

Request must include a self-addressed stamped envelope (legal sized) .

Adair County Historical Society - Obit and Death Notices

Up to three obituaries/death notices appearing in this index (click below) may be obtained for a $10.00 minimum charge plus $3.00 each there after.
Send your request and the check made payable to the
Adair County Historical Society
201 S. Elson
Kirksville, MO 63501

The request must include a self-addressed stamped envelope (legal sized) and should specify the volume and page number on which the requested obituary/death notice appears in the index.
This collection and index may be viewed at the society at the above address and copies may be made there for twenty-five cents each.

Regular visiting hours for the museum and library are 1 - 4 p.m. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday. For questions, contact the ACHS at 660-665-6502.

The free web site shown below was just updated (March '07) and now contains
29,337 names for obituaries and death notices that appeared in the
Kirksville Daily Express between March 1979 and 31 December 2006. All
are on file with the Adair County Historical Society. They can be
obtained by mail at a reasonable price. Most of the persons indexed
lived in Adair, Putnam, Schuyler, Sullivan, Knox or Macon counties,
Missouri. The women are indexed by their maiden names and all
marriage surnames, when shown.

This site also contains the Adair County gravestone inscriptions and
an index to the Putnam County gravestone inscriptions, the Kent
Funeral Home records plus other data of genealogical interest.

See: http://homepage.mac.com/ggl1/index.html


- Your on-line portal to Adair County History and Artifacts -

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