In this section you’ll find facts, stories, legends, biographies, and genealogy links to help you learn more about the incredibly rich and varied history of Callaway County, Missouri.
Callaway History and Biography
- Early South Callaway History by William Nash Moore
Interesting facts about pioneer settlements, written for the Mokane Herald-Post, 1904-1905
- Historic Callaway County, 1818 to 1838
An article by Clyde Burch
- 1884 History of Callaway County, Missouri
Transcriptions of selected sections of the book and a name index.
- Callaway County and the Civil War
An article by Mark Douglas
- The Legend of the Kingdom
- The Kingdom Supper
- Celia File No. 4496: Records from the Callaway County Circuit Court (PDF – may take a long time to load)
- History of the Callaway County Public Library
- Early Church In Callaway County
- History of the Callaway County Courthouse
- Race Relations in the “Kingdom” of Callaway
A report prepared May, 1979
- Index to Fulton, Missouri, 1820-1920 by Carolyn Paul Branch
3,450 Fulton and Callaway names from the book are provided.
- History of Kingdom City
- Newspaper Index
Find the correct date of many articles about historical event with this index.
- Online Obituaries
from newspapers & funeral Homes
- Callaway County Genealogy Forum
- Church and Family History Research Assistance for Callaway County
from Primitive Baptist Churches
- Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society
- University of Missouri Digital Library
includes Sanborn Fire Maps, 1930 Plat Books, and much more.
- The National Churchill Museum
- Callaway Sites on the National Register of Historic Places
- A Directory of Callaway Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present
- The Callaway Journal
- Complete Census Records from Heritage Quest Online
Enter your Daniel Boone Regional Library Card number to access the database.
- Callaway Cemetery Records from Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society