Ozark Pioneers, Missouri (Voices of America Series)

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In the early 1800s, rugged and self-sufficient pioneers left their native homelands to tame the wild Ozark territory. These early settlers left their mark on history, as they settled Taney County, and became Missouri's first families.

With family stories and photographs passed down from generation to generation, Ozark Pioneers shares the experiences of the first residents of the area. Family names such as Allen, Coggburn, Smith, Whorton, Layton, Bollinger, Brittain, and ...

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Overview


In the early 1800s, rugged and self-sufficient pioneers left their native homelands to tame the wild Ozark territory. These early settlers left their mark on history, as they settled Taney County, and became Missouri's first families.

With family stories and photographs passed down from generation to generation, Ozark Pioneers shares the experiences of the first residents of the area. Family names such as Allen, Coggburn, Smith, Whorton, Layton, Bollinger, Brittain, and Rittenhouse appear throughout the history of Taney County, demonstrating the roots and growth of the wild Ozark territory. From the bloody days of battle in the Civil War, to the continuous fight against the outlaws in the Bald Knobber era, these pages detail the courage, hardships, and strength of theses founding families in an untamed land.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738518589
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Series: Voices of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,418,998
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author


Vickie Layton Cobb is a charter member of the Ozarks Writers League, and a graduate of Southwestern University in Springfield, Missouri. Her ancestors fought to make Ozark country what it is today. Ms. Cobb is also the author of Fallen Leaves, a two-volume genealogical account of Taney County. She currently lives in the quiet town of Galena, Missouri.
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  • Posted July 17, 2009

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    Very good book about the families of the ozarks, it had more info. about my families history.

    This was a very detailed book. It gave more information on my family & it turns out the author was like my 4th cousin, who would've known. I'm looking forward to reading more of her books.

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