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Audrain County - Sheriffs of Audrain County
History of the Sheriff's Office and the Audrain County Jail. Includes former sheriffs 1836 to present.
Features a list of past sheriffs who served Bollinger County, MO from 1851-1884.
Provides a list of all sheriffs of Buchanan County, Missouri from 1840 to present day.
Butler County - Lawman in Butler County
Features a list of past sheriffs of Callaway County, Missouri 1820 to present day.
Features a list of past sheriffs of Camden County, Missouri 1841 to 2004.
Interesting history page with a list of past sheriffs of Cape Girardeau County 1805 to present.
Features a list of Douglas County Officials between 1857 and 1902. Includes judges, clerks, sheriffs, coroners, and other county officials.
Located at Genealogy Trails, the site features a list of past sheriffs who served George County, MO from 1910-1956.
Listing of past sheriffs 1833 to present with dates served and old photos.
Of historical interest: Young Brothers Massacre in Greene County, Missouri.
County Past Sheriffs 1821 to present
Features a list of early Johnson County Sheriffs between 1835 and 1881. Includes some genealogical and biographical information.
Lincoln County Past Sheriffs
Brief history detailing some historic crimes in Platte County, Missouri, including the battle with Bonnie and Clyde and the capture of Blanche Barrow. Provided is a roster of sheriffs for Platte County, MO 1839 to present.
Lists all sheriffs of Polk County 1837 to present.
Lists all sheriffs who served Ray County 1821-1906. Other officials are listed on the page as well.
A timeline of historical events including the election and appointment of county officials.
Features a list of Taney County Officials between 1837 and 1974. Includes judges, clerks, sheriffs, coroners, and other county officials.
Includes all U.S. marshals from 1813 to present for the Eastern District of Missouri.
Includes all U.S. marshals from 1813 to present for the Western District of Missouri.
Information about and photos of the first sheriff in Golden Valley County, Montana.
Features history and lists of past sheriffs, coroners, assessors, treasurers, clerks and other elected officials who have served in Gallatin County, MT.
Features history, photos and timeline of Missoula County, Montana's past sheriffs and law enforcement.
Features a list of past sheriffs of Teton County, MT from 1893 to 2014 along with a list of past coroners.
Brief history of the Valley County Sheriffs Office includes a list of sheriffs from 1893 to present day.
Includes all U.S. marshals from 1865 to present for the District of Montana.
Features a list of county officials of Burt County, Nebraska including sheriffs 1855-1884.
Located at USGenWeb Archives. List obtained from the office os the Cass County Clerk..
Features a list of Cheyenne County Sheriffs and Lawmen who have served 1870-2000.
Features a nicely done history with a complete list of past sheriffs 1857 to present. Includes photos and information about badges, vehicles, the jail, and other items of historical interest.
Excellent site detailing all sheriffs of Hall County Nebraska 1858 to present. Includes some photos and a well presented history as well.
Nice listing of all past sheriffs of Hitchcock County, NE.
Lists past sheriffs 1861 to present day with some photos and histories.
Features a history timeline beginning in 1867 and a nice page of past sheriffs including photos.
Located at Genealogy Trails, a list of county officials of Loup county, copied form the Loup County Clerk's office. Includes sheriffs.
Details of some law enforcement history in Madison County, Nebraska. Includes a list of all sheriffs from 1869 to present time.
Nice page with some stories about the past sheriffs and a list of all sheriffs of Phelps County from 1872 to present day.
Includes all sheriffs in the history of Platte County, 1857 to present with some photos and information.
Features a brief history of the Scotts Bluff County Sheriffs Office and includes a lit of past sheriffs 1889 to present.
Includes a brief history of Washington County and a list of past sheriffs 1856 to present day.
Includes all U.S. marshals from 1854 to present for the District of Nebraska.
Features a brief history along with a list of past sheriffs 1861 to present time.
Includes all U.S. marshals from 1861 to present for the District of Nevada.
Includes history of the office of sheriff along with Belknap County Sheriffs of the Twentieth Century.
A history of who held office and when. Nicely written and includes sheriffs and deputy sheriffs in office between 1772 and present.
Interesting history detailing early marshals, officers and other law enforcement officials in Portsmouth, NH.
Brief history includes information about some of the early sheriffs and law enforcement officers of the county.
Burlington County Sheriffs History (PDF File)
Includes a nice history with a comprehensive list of past sheriffs of the Burlington County Sheriff's Department 1807 to present time.
A list of Camden County, New Jersey sheriffs 1844 to present.
Features a nice list of Cape May County's past sheriffs and a brief history of the Cape May County Sheriff's Office..
Fantastic page provides some historical background, a photo of the 1748 Cumberland County Jail and all past sheriffs 1748 to present day. Also of interest is the 1979 Cumberland County Jail Shootout.
Lists all former sheriffs 1872 to present time in Hudson County, New Jersey.
Includes a list of sheriffs 1739 to present with some historical facts about the former sheriffs in Morris County, New Jersey.
A nice history written about the Passaic County Sheriffs Office which includes historical photographs and information about past sheriffs.
Information about the early sheriff's office of Sussex County, NJ includes some old Sussex county jail photos and information about early sheriffs and constables. Also offers a list of past sheriffs 1753 to present.
Includes all U.S. marshals from 1789 to present for the District of New Jersey.
List of past sheriffs 1879 to present.
Photos and names of all past sheriffs on Lea County, NM. Also of interest is the Photos section.
List of all sheriffs who served Roosevelt County 1903 to present time.
Great history with photos and listing of former sheriffs 1876 - 2003. Also see Notable Sheriffs of the Past.
A listing of sheriffs of Socorro County for years 1851-1990.
County Sheriffs and Alguacil Mayors
Includes all U.S. marshals from 1851 to present for the District of New Mexico.
Provides some interesting history facts along with a list of past sheriffs 1822 to present time.
A short history of the early years of the Chenango County Sheriff's office. Includes a list of past sheriffs from 1798 to current times plus some old photos of early Chenango County.
Features a short history of the Chemung County Sheriff's Office along with a page listing the past sheriffs of Chemung County 1838 to present.
Information about the early history of the Erie County Sheriff's Office including data about the early county jail and a great list of all former sheriffs beginning in 1823.
Located at NYUSGenWeb, the site features a list of Hamilton County Officials 1838-1880 including sheriffs.
Features a lists of elected or appointed sheriffs and clerks who have served in Herkimer County from 1791-1878.
List of sheriffs and undersheriffs in Madison County, New York from 1806 to present time. Also includes a lot of interesting history including hangings, crimes and information about the Loomis Gang.
A great list of all sheriffs from 1821 to present in Monroe County, New York. Includes old photographs and short biographies.
New York State 1940 Sheriffs' Association Convention Journal
Features interesting historical facts about the office of sheriff in the state of NY. Hosted by the New York State Sheriff's Association.
Features a historical timeline of the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.
Lists all sheriffs and undersheriffs 1808 to present.
Page details a history timeline of the sheriffs of Otsego County, NY from 1791 to present.
Lists all sheriffs of Putnam County, New York 1812 to current.
Features a lit of sheriffs of Rockland County, NY for the period 1798 to present day. Included is a brief history of the Rockland County Sheriff's Office.
Listing of all U.S. Marshals in the Eastern District of New York, beginning with the first marshal of Brooklyn in 1865.
Listing of all U.S. Marshals in the Western District of New York (Buffalo) 1900 to present.
Located at NCGenWeb. Features a comprehensive list of past sheriffs in North Carolina from 1847-2009.
Includes some detailed information about the past sheriffs of Burke County, North Carolina.
Listing of all past sheriffs between 1793-present time.
Listing of all past sheriffs of Caldwell County, NC.
Chatham County Former Sheriffs
This well written history features a plethora of historical photographs and gives information about early sheriffs of Cumberland County, NC.
Explains the history of the sheriff's office in North Carolina and includes a list of all past sheriffs of Durham County between 1881 and present day.
Features a brief history of the Guilford County Sheriff's Office along with the names of the past sheriffs between 1771 and 1986. Also see the list of past sheriffs with photos.
Harnett County, NC Past Sheriffs
James A Johnson, March 11, 1855 to 1858
Located at Genealogy Trails, the site features a list of past sheriffs 1848-1900.
Offers a history of the office of sheriff with a list of all Iredell County sheriffs 1789 to present with short biographies and facts about each sheriff.
Contains names, dates and photos of the past sheriffs of Onslow County, North Carolina.
Complete list of all former sheriffs in Randolph County, North Carolina 1779 to present.
In memory of those who gave their lives serving the Rowan County
Rutherford County Former Sheriffs
Located at Genealogy Trails, the site features a list of past sheriffs from the first in 1861 through Present day.
Includes a complete list of past sheriffs of Bowman County with photos.
Features a list of sheriffs of Cass County from 1874 to 2007.
Located at Genealogy Trails. The site features a lit of Eddy County Sheriffs 1885-1983.
Golden Valley County, ND Officials (PDF File)
The site features a lit of Golden Valley County Officials 1912-1938. Includes Sheriffs.
Located at the Grand Fork County Sheriff's Office, includes all sheriffs 1880 to present and their terms of service.
Includes a very brief history of the Nelson County Sheriff's Department with a list of past sheriffs.
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