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Cedar & Vernon County, MO Genealogical Society

218 West Walnut Street, Nevada, MO 64772

email: Cedar.VernonCoMO@centurytel.net

website: sites.rootsweb.com/~motcogs/




Please note:  All Vernon County on-line indexes and resources have been moved to the Vernon Co USGenWeb site at sites.rootsweb.com/~movernon/   Society newsletters from 2003-2011 remain on this site and can be searched using the search field at the bottom of this page.


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The Society is headquartered at the Nevada Public Library and meets monthly on the third Tuesday at 10 a.m. with a brief business meeting followed by a program pertaining to some aspect of genealogy research or history.  Meetings are alternately held at:

-- Nevada Public Library Meeting Room, 212 W. Walnut Street, Nevada, MO.

-- Cedar County Library Meeting Room, 808 S. Main Street, El Dorado Springs, MO.


Unless otherwise noted in the monthly meeting notice that is emailed to members, the locations of the monthly meetings are:

Jan. - Nevada, MO

Feb. - El Dorado Springs, MO

Mar. - Nevada, MO

Apr. - El Dorado Springs, MO

May - Nevada, MO

Jun. - El Dorado Springs, MO

Jul. - Nevada, MO

Aug. - El Dorado Springs, MO

Sep. - Nevada, MO

Oct. - El Dorado Springs, MO

Nov. - Nevada, MO

Dec. - El Dorado Springs, MO, Christmas Luncheon & program



Remember our Veterans

The book Remember our Veterans, is available for purchase.  It contains over seventy Vernon County and local veteran stories and pictures, and about 300 veterans' record of service compiled from obituary files. The proceeds from the book will go to the Missouri Veterans Home in Mount Vernon, Missouri.

The price is $35 with $5 added if to be mailed.  Checks should be made to: Veteran Book/Neoma Foreman and mailed to 14695 S C Hwy, Walker, MO 64790  This book is almost sold out and will not be reprinted.



The Walker Herald

Walker, Missouri

Extant Issues Transcribed

1892-1923, 1924-1926, and 1927-1931


In 1882 S. J. Preston began publishing the Walker Herald, a weekly journal sold by subscription, and continued its publication until two weeks before his death in 1931. Neoma Foreman was given permission by Preston's family to transcribe the extant issues of the newspaper and publish those transcriptions in three volumes. Each of the three volumes is fully indexed.  A “21st Century Award” from the Missouri State Genealogical Association helped fund in part the publication of the books.  The 3-vol. set can be purchased for $50.00 (includes Media Mail shipping/handling) by mailing check or company purchase order to the Cedar & Vernon Co MO Genealogical Society at the above address.  Comb bound cardstock covers, 8 1/2 x 11 format.  Sample page at this link.  

   1892-1923 - 190 pages includes index

   1924-1926 - 178 pages includes index

   1927-1931 - 216 pages includes index

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