Welcome to Shelby County MoGenWeb!!  I am Lea Ann Oliver Robertson, County Coordinator for Shelby county and I am happy to serve the researchers of this area.  I can be reached via email at any time:  Lea Ann Oliver Robertson

Shelby County was named in honor of General (and ex-Governor), Isaac Shelby, of Kentucky.  "After 1831 and up to 1834, what is now Shelby county was virtually a part of Warren township, Marion County.  In May 1834, the county court of Marion..." made an order creating Shelby County.  History of Monroe and Shelby Counties, Missouri - 1884

For research inquiries regarding people, places, and all things regarding Shelby County, Missouri, you can also contact Kathleen Wilham, President of the Shelby County Historical Society and Museum, 107 S. Center Street, Shelbina, MO.  You may also email her HERE.


A Free Cemetery Preservation Workshop was held on September 25, 2020
at the Shelby Memorial Cemetery

(a/k/a Shelbyville I.O.O.F. Cemetery) by noted preservation expert Jonathan Appell

HERE to see pictures from this event.
Go HERE to see front page article in the Shelbina Weekly (30 Sep 2020, v.16, No. 40)

Visit us at www.Facebook.com/shelbymogenweb to see our latest cemetery
preservation efforts!

Shelby County Railroad - "Smokey Pete"
Okey Stoneburner, Stoneburner Drone Service
Shelby County Centenarians Project being completed by Lea Ann Oliver Robertson and Kathleen Wilham.  Go HERE to see work from this ongoing project.
For a search of the Shelby County land records, visit the Shelby County Tax Assessor's web page.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows - Petitions for Membership (1891 - 1907) 
History of Shelby County Towns, Maps and Places Shelby County Schools
Cemeteries, Churches, Obituaries Shelby County Newspapers Military and Veterans
Families of Shelby County Census, Probate, Tax, etc. Historical Society and Museum


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