Welcome to Shelby County!  My name is Lea Ann Oliver Robertson and I am happy to serve you as MOGenWeb county coordinator for Shelby County.  Many of the records and information contained within these pages are provided by a joint effort with Kathleen Wilham, President of the Shelby County Historical Society and Museum.  This site is constantly under construction, so please excuse our progress and come back often.   You may reach me at any time at this email address -   robertsonlea((a))

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Information on Co. G 39th MO Volunteers

150 Years:  Remembering Worst Civil War Battle on Missouri Soil
Shelby County Herald Articles by Corby Cochenour

Grand Army of the Republic
Bethel, Shelby County, Missouri


Top left
:  R. David Bower, John Finney, Jerry Beary, William Vaden, Walter Bower, George VanOsdal;
Middle Row:  James P. Claggett, Henry Kraft, Davidson Finney, Henry Bonnell, Charles Forman, A.J. Carter, J. George Burkhardt, Elwood Miller, August Wenger, David Miller, Aaron Bonnell, Unknown, Mr. Bohon, Charles VanSkike, Jacob Otten, Benjamin Otten;
Kneeling:  Joel Elliott, Francis Baltzer, Robert Stevens, George Coleman, Abe Mauk, Jacob Getsinger, Dr. M.H. Beary, George W. Bowers, John VanSkike, John Schriever


  The Civil War in Shelby County, Missouri 
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Shelby County Historical SocieTY AND MUSEUM
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(573) 406-8589
107 S. Center Street, Shelbina, MO  63468-0245

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1835 - 2001

1835 - 2001
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Military and Veteran-Related Resources

  • See also above link to "The Civil War in Shelby County, Missouri"
  • World War II - Indexes to clippings of scrapbooks from early Shelby County resident.  For copies, contact Kathleen Wilham at the Shelby County Historical Society and Museum.
  • Navy and Marine Corps - WWII Newspaper Clippings - Index - collected by and donated to SCHS by the Blanton Family of Shelbina, MO.  See example - for copies, contact Kathleen Wilham at the Shelby County Historical Society and Museum.
  • 1883 Missouri Pensioners
  • U.S. Army Military History Institute (Photo Database)
  • Missouri Soldiers Database - War of 1812 through WWI

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