The following was written by the Jefferson County (Missouri) Library:
The Jefferson County Library is proud to announce that they have indexed over 45 years worth of historical Jefferson County newspapers. Articles of genealogical interest pertaining to Jefferson County residents have been included in this database which is now available online at the library website.
The indexes may be searched alphabetically within each year or by using the search engine provided to search every year by last name. Currently available are articles dating from 1866 through 1910, with more years to be added. The index also provides the name of the newspaper, the date, the page and column in which the article is found.
To access the index, simply log on to the Jefferson County Library website at www.jeffersoncountylibrary.org and follow the link at the bottom of the page to the Genealogy Department.
To order copies of the original articles, fee information is provided online or contact the Jefferson County Library, Genealogy Department at (636) 677-8186 ext 332.