Opening the Ozarks First Families in Southwest Missouri 1835-1839
Author: Marsha Hoffman Rising, CG, FASG
For more than 16 years, Marsha Hoffman Rising researched the origins of the first thousand pioneers who bought land from the Springfield Land Office, with a goal of finding their geographic origins. Includes settlers from Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Missouri, Georgia, Ohio, Maryland, and more. Index with 10,000+ entries, prepared by Patricia Law Hatcher, FASG.