Harold Brown Reed (1890 – 1970)

US ARMY, 1918 – Army CO G 07 Infantry Division

Harold Brown Reed was born September 20, 1890 in Pleasant Hill, Missouri to Thomas Brown Reed and Iva Nora Gillespie. In the lean years of the early 1900’s many young men hopped trains in search of work. HB hopped off the train in Garden City, … > More >

Chariton County Boosters

  • BILL & BILL’S SERVICE STATION – Keytesville, Missouri
  • LOUNSBURY’S – Keytesville, Missouri
  • PRATHER REXALL STORE – Keytesville, Missouri
  • Compliments of DR. J.D. DORRELL – Keytesville, Missouri
  • H.D. GARNETT FUNERAL HOME – Keytesville, Missouri
  • ARENSMEIER MOTOR CO. – Keytesville, Missouri
  • KEYTESVILLE CIGAR & TOBACCO STORE – Keytesville, Missouri
  • WALTHER HARDWARE – Keytesville, Missouri
  • PETERS I.G.A. –
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My Memories of Marceline

As told to John Keller by Thomas Moss

I, Thomas Moss, was born in Chariton County, Missouri, June 8, 1880, the son of Leonard and Manda Moss on their farm near Mike. My age now is 83 years, and I have lived in Linn and Chariton Counties all my life. I attest the following to … > More >

Mount Olivet Cemetery

Mr. Marion Francis Scott measured the land, or as they said at that time “stepped off,” for the present Mount Olivet Cemetery. Marion F. Scott was the grandfather of Clarence C. and Malvin Scott, present day residents of Marceline. He had fought in the Civil War as a member of the Illinois Infantry and St … > More >

Sorosis Study Club

The Sorosis Club was organized in 1928 as the first Junior Federated Club in Third District M. F. W. C. under the sponsorship of Sorosis, the first Senior Federated Club in Marceline. At that time a Sorosis member, Mrs. Sig Steiner, was president of Third District and it was through her efforts that club plans … > More >

McAllister Bros. Creamery & Bottling Works

Although liquidated ten years ago, the McAllister Creamery & Bottling Works, operating as “Marceline’s First Factory” from 1923 until 1953, played a significant role in the growth and development of Marceline. Any history of Marceline would be incomplete without proper mention of the McAllister firm, as well as the McAllister family itself, for the public … > More >