The Centennial Biographical Directory of Franklin County Missouri


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The book contains over 100,000 items of biographical information. It is a comprehensive record of all families in Franklin County during its first century. It tells of the first settlers, occupations, professions, businesses, soldiers, slaveholders and taxpayers. The book is the work of Herman Gottlieb Kiel and is the product of decades of labor by a painstaking, conscientious scholar. Originally published in 1925, the Washington Historical Society reprinted the book in 1986. It is also known as the "Kiel Directory."