Missouri, Index to Independence Newspapers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

The collection includes digital images of card index to genealogical information in The Jackson Examiner, published weekly from 19 February 1898 to 8 February 1901 and The Independence Examiner, published daily since 16 May 1905. This collection includes records from 1898 to 1960. The newspaper included articles about anniversaries, births, citizenship notices, deaths and obituaries, divorces, engagements and marriages.

Citation for This Collection

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The Jackson Examiner and The Independence Examiner. Missouri, Index to Independence Newspapers.

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Record Content

The index lists the name, the event type and gives the date the information was published.

The newspaper articles may contain any of the following information:

  • Names
  • Birth dates and places
  • Death or burial dates and places
  • Marriage dates and places
  • Names of parents, siblings, or other family members
  • Residences
  • Occupations
  • Details about military service

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Historical Record Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.