Biographical Sketches

Biographies from Cole County People

This is the home page for all of the biographical information for early residents of Cole County. The menu at the top of each page will provide means of navigation between pages in this section and the letter of the alphabet or group of letters of the alphabet will be the first letter of the surname. Surnames will generally be found in alphabetical order and may be found as well by clicking on the "Edit" > "Find"

function in the menu at the top of the browser window. To return to the "Early Residents" page in the main section, simply click on the ( Home Page for Biographies ), which is the first menu item. Good luck in finding your ancestors here. All pains have been made to find and include as much biographical information on these early residents as possible.

Goodspeed's History of Cole County (Biographical Information - pages 825 to 905)    (*  opens in new window)

    The following publications were referenced in preparing these thumbnail sketches:

  1. The Illustrated Sketch Book and Directory of Jefferson City and Cole County, Missouri - Published 1900

  2. Jefferson City, Missouri Past and Present Progress and Prosperity, Souvenir publication, 1912

  3. A History of Jefferson City Missouri’s State Capital and of Cole County, By James E. Ford, published 1938

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