Cooper County as originally formed comprised the present day counties of Bates (Formed 1841 from Cass County), Benton (Formed 1835 from Pettis County), Camden (Formed 1841 from Benton County), Cass (Formed 1835 from Jackson County), Cole (Formed 1820 from Cooper County), Henry (Formed 1834 from LaFayette County), Jackson (Formed 1826 from LaFayette County), Johnson (Formed 1834 from LaFayette County), LaFayette (Formed 1820 from Cooper County), Miller (Formed 1837 from Cole County), Moniteau (Formed 1845 from Cole and Morgan Counties), Morgan (Formed 1833 from Cooper County), Pettis (Formed 1833 from Cooper and Saline Counties), St. Clair (Formed 1841 from Henry County), and Saline (Formed 1820 from Cooper and Howard Counties).
The county seat and offices are located, on the banks of the Missouri River in Boonville. Cooper County is divided into the following townships: Lamine, Blackwater, Clear Creek, Otterville, Pilot Grove, Lebanon, Boonville, Palestine, Kelly, Clark Fork, North Moniteau, South Moniteau, Saline, and Prairie Home.
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|Cooper County Historical Society, Old Pleasant Green "Underground" the Story of the Old Cemetery at the 1825 Pleasant Green Methodist Church, Cooper County, Missouri., Cooper County Historical Society (2007)|
|This 32 page publication details the history of the Pleasant Green Methodist Church congreation and the Old Pleasant Green Methodist Church Cemetery. It includes some photographs, a map of Pleasant Green, Missouri, parentage of burials, and some family histories. Here is a chance to pick up some Cooper County History that is not included on this site while at the same time supporting the Cooper County Historical Society. |
This publication is available from:
Cooper County Historical Society
P.O. Box 51
Pilot Grove, MO 65276
Price is $10 which includes shipping and handling.
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