Graden, Nettie, ed. Buchanan County, Missouri Taxpayers, 1891-95, 1901 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
At the turn of the twentieth century, more residents of Missouri lived in the western county of Buchanan than any other, except Jackson and St. Louis counties. This database is a listing of over 21,200 taxpayers in the county between 1891 and 1895. It also includes a list of taxpayers in 1901. Each record reveals the taxpayer's name, township of residence, and year. Also provided is the name of the nearest post office. Copies of complete townships may be obtained from the Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society Library, 412 Felix, St. Joseph, Missouri 64502; (816) 233-0524. For those seeking information regarding ancestors from western Missouri, this can be a helpful database.