Place:Daviess, Missouri, United States

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NameDaviess
Alt namesDaviesssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.967°N 94°W
Located inMissouri, United States     (1836 - )
See alsoRay, Missouri, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Daviess County is a county located in Northwest Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,433. Its county seat is Gallatin. The county was organized December 29, 1836, from Ray County and named for Major Joseph H. Daviess, a soldier from Kentucky who was killed in 1811 at the Battle of Tippecanoe in the War of 1812.

The county includes the town of Jamesport, which has the largest Amish community in Missouri.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1883 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 2,736
1850 5,298
1860 9,606
1870 14,410
1880 19,145
1890 20,456
1900 21,325
1910 17,605
1920 16,641
1930 14,424
1940 13,398
1950 11,180
1960 9,502
1970 8,420
1980 8,905
1990 7,865

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~modavies/


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