The lives of over 120 early Cole County, MO, residents are recalled in this 79 page booklet, compiled from the rare 1889 book: History of Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries and Osage Counties, Missouri. originally produced by the Goodspeed Publishing Co. The 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" spiral bound booklet is printed on 60# paper and has a vinyl sheet protecting the front cover. Cole County includes Jefferson City, Marion, Centre Town (Centertown), Elston, Russellville, St. Thomas, Stringtown, Lohman, Osage City, Osage Bluff, Hickory Hill, Belleville, Taos, Eugene, Henley, St. Martins and Wardsville. The biographies include: Peter Alexander, William Anderson, John Antweiler, Charles Arnhold, Simon Bandelier, A.M. Beckers, Green C. Berry, Fred H. Binder, Peter G. Bolton, John L. Brenner, G.R. Brunk, Robert H. Buckner, C.F.W. Buente, Charles Clarenbach, Maj. Joseph Marcus Clarke, Houton W. Clarke, Sylvester W. Cox (brief), Albert E. Creedon, William Crede, Rudolph Dallmeyer, William Smith Davison, Rev. Joseph Fr. M. Diel, Judge John H. Diercks, L.V. Dix, Herman H. Dulle, Henry J. Dulle, Dr. M.A. Dunlop, John W. Edwards, Dr. A. Elston, Mrs. S. M. Elston, Martin J. Engelbrecht, Dr. Isaac N. Enlow, Dr. John S. Enlow, Father J.C. Ernst, Judge W. S. Freshour, Reuben Garnett, Isaac M. George, John A. George, Dr. W. S. Glover, Urias Gordon, John W. Gordon, J.E. Garman, Tandy A. Greenup, Arthur P. Grimshaw, Michael Handley, Gen. James Harding, William Hartley, James Henley, Rev. O.J.S. Hoog, J.A. Huegel, Dr. G.A. Humpert, J.H. Kautsch, Andreas Knernscheld, Mrs. C. Koehler, Albert Kroeger, August Kroeger, Dr. William M. Lamkin, John A. Linhardt, G.W. Lockett, Charles W. Lohman, Louis C. Lohman, J. F. Long, Major William H. Lusk (w/picture), William Gilmore McCarty, Newton McKinney, Dr. James McWorkman, W.A. Maddux, A.A. Mahan, Thomas B. Mahan, Dr. J.B. Martin, Jacob Mayens, Meredith T. Moore, F. Y Murphy, Andrew Nieghorn, George W. Noland, Joseph Obermayer, Adam Ohnemueller, Adam Opel, Stephen Ortmeyer, Philipp Ott, John L. Ott, Louis Pfunder, William Plummer, John M. Popp, Albert Prenger, Fred Raithel, John G. Rakes, F. H. Rephlo, Bernard Richter, P.H. Robertson, F.W. Roer, Adam Routszong, Judge Simon N. Schell, Francis X. Schell, John Scheperle, L.A. Schirmer, Jacob Schirmer, Father Ferdinand Helias, L.M. Schmucker, Ferdinand Schleer, T.J. Scott, T.W. Scott, A.C. Scruggs, M.R. Sinks, J.J. Sommer, George W. Spurr, Judge Joseph Stampfli, F. Steffens, Joseph Straus, John A. Summerer, Judge Horace A. Swift, F. Marion Tagart, Jacob Tanner, Dr. C.A. Thompson, Eugene Thompson, Dr. J.L. Thorpe, George Wagner, William W. Wagner, Caswell C. Walser, Edward W. Ward N.R. Wells, Judge W.C. Young, John Zimmermann, and Victor Zuber.