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| width="60%" colspan="2" style="vertical-align: top;" | Did you know that this "Madison County, Missouri" article has a great source for '''Cemeteries''', and a great instant source for '''Census''' record links?
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| width="60%" style="vertical-align: top;" colspan="2" | '''What needs to be done'''<br><br>Needs more information: Law and legislation, Military Records, periodicals, Vital Records and Citations.  
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