Monroe County Photo Album

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Business & Industry
spalding1.jpg (72517 bytes) Spalding Pharmacy, Monroe City - building erected in 1898.
spalding2.jpg (76323 bytes) Interior of Spalding Pharmacy, 1900 - Men from l. to r.: George Rainey, George Tompkins, Bud Garner
woodsstore.jpg (44579 bytes) Interior of B. O. Woods Drug Store, Monroe City - established in 1868. Pictured left to right are: Bill Blincoe, Robert E. Lear, Richard Asbury, Dr. J.  J. Norton, and B. O. Wood
hamiltongas.jpg (30147 bytes) Hamilton Gas Station, Florida (submitted by MBK)
diamondlumber.jpg (19750 bytes) Diamond Lumber Company, Stoutsville, late 1800's {written on back} (submitted by MBK)
ellishosp.jpg (38767 bytes) Ellis Hospital, operated by Dr. Harold Ellis at 403 So. Main, Monroe City, it contained 6 beds, delivery & operating room, and laboratory.

Cemeteries & Headstones

cox.jpg (31071 bytes) Francis Marion and Sallie Chapman Cox buried at Salem Cemetery (submitted by Kathy Crouch)
ginder.jpg (14015 bytes) Dave and Gertrude Cox Ginder at Salem Cemetery (submitted by Kathy Crouch)
cedargrove.jpg (72808 bytes) Cedar Grove Church (submitted by Kathy Crouch)
salemchurch.jpg (37290 bytes) Salem Church (submitted by Ron & Lou Rollings)
salemchurchsign.jpg (51414 bytes) Sign on Salem Church (submitted by Ron & Lou Rollings)
sundayschool.jpg (59246 bytes)Sunday School Picnic, church unknown, taken by D. Rohr, Monroe City (submitted by MLE)
stoutsvillebaptist.jpg (28246 bytes) Old Baptist Church, Stoutsville, (submitted by MBK)
County Scenes
harvest.jpg (38807 bytes) Harvest Time in Monroe County submitted by John
hotel.jpg (47854 bytes) Hotel in Paris, Missouri submitted by John
courthouse.jpg (53554 bytes) Monroe County Courthouse submitted by John
Homes of Monroe County Residents andersonhome.jpg (29407 bytes) Home of John H. Anderson, Florida, submitted by MBK
monroe10.jpg (33778 bytes) Birthplace of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Florida (MLE)
People fm_cox.jpg (21483 bytes) Francis Marion Cox

Francis Marion Cox was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He married Sallie Chapman in Shelbina, MO on January 25, 1882. Sallie was born in Paris, MO. They had four children: Everett, Gertrude, William and Earl. Francis died at his home just north of Paris, MO on May 15, 1896 after a short illness at the age of 46 years. Sallie died in 1935 at the age of 73 years. They had lived their entire married life and raised their children on a farm just north of Paris, MO. Both Francis and Sallie are buried in the Salem Church Cemetery in Paris. (submitted by Ron & Lou Rollings)

mbk1.jpg (40885 bytes)  Members of the Utterback, Greening, and Anderson families in the picture. Many are unidentified. This was taken between Stoutsville and Florida in the late 1800's. (MBK)
Schools parishigh200.jpg (86311 bytes) Paris High School, abt 1918 (submitted by John Overfelt)
parishigh201.jpg (102986 bytes) Paris High School, abt 1918 (submitted by John Overfelt) Mr. Overfelt's father, William is in the white sweater in the front row.
parishigh202.jpg (131615 bytes) Paris High School, abt 1918 (submitted by John Overfelt) Mr. Overfelt's father, William is in the white sweater in the middle row.
hickorygrovesch.jpg (12177 bytes) Hickory Grove School, off Rte. 107 in Monroe County (MBK)
clevelandst.jpg (37906 bytes) Cleveland Street, Monroe City
stantonave.jpg (41831 bytes) Stanton Avenue, Monroe City
santafepo.jpg (32677 bytes)Current View of Santa Fe Post Office, (submitted by MLE)
santafebldg.jpg (24814 bytes) Old Building in Santa Fe, Can you identify? (submitted by MLE)