C. G. Bigger

In 1844 Harrison Bigger and wife Lucinda Crews Bigger arrived in Linn County from Marion County, Kentucky. There were five children born to this union, one of which was Clellan Guy.

He was county surveyor for several terms as well as holding other county offices. While in office as county surveyor he assisted in … > More >

Warners

Eratus Warner and Mrs. Warner (Lettie Jane Akerson of Scranton, PA) were the parents of five children, Leander A., Elisha, Jennie, Everett, and John Davis Warner.

Mr. Warner was a farmer and resided on farms near Bucklin and Marceline and in the latter years of his life he lived in Marceline. He died in … > More >

U.S. Post Office | Marceline.us

U.S. Post Office

The first Post Office was established in Marceline in 1888 and was located on East California Street where the Gucker Coal Co. is presently located. The first Postmaster was Mr. Ed West. Thereafter, the Post Office was moved five times until it was settled permanently in the present building in 1936. It has been … > More >

Second Baptist Church

Man is by nature a worshipful creature however crude the form of worship might be. He is endowed with attributes which cry out the worthiness of God, hence, man provides a shrine at which to worship.

On January 5, 1901, the following baptized believers, Jeff Oliver, Mamie Oliver, J. R. Herndon, W. L. Herndon, and … > More >

Marceline Girl Scouts

In reply to an inquiry about the above subject, Mrs. Mary Miller offered this bit of information: Camp Fire Girls were active in this town in the 1930’s. Katherine Jane Mason worked with the girls during this time.

Girl Scouts began in the USA on March 12, 1912, and when we read back in the … > More >