Thomas J. Sportsman was born September 4, 1862, at Thayer, Missouri, and spent his entire life in Linn County. For many years, he engaged in farming in the vicinity of what is now Marceline. When he was a young man, he used his team of horses and did grading for the road bed on … > More >
Thomas Venable Reid was born April 13, 1862 in Rothville where his parents settled after migrating from Virginia in a covered wagon, in 1860. Tom was a farmer and a carpenter in his early years. After his marriage to Della Vaden Simpson they settled in Marceline where he helped on the construction of the first … > More >
by Hank Miller
Letter from the Santa Fe Town and Land Company to the Public with the “PLAT OF ORIGINAL MARCELINE.” Taken from the Linn County Abstract Co. Abstracters of Land Titles, Linneus & Brookfield, MO dated November 30, 1887.
LINN COUNTY ABSTRACT CO.
ABSTRACTERS OF LAND TITLES
LINNEUS & BROOKFIELD, MO,
SANTA FE TOWN … > More >