Collage of Cape County

1980's | 1990's | 2000's | 2010's


On November 27, 2018, the Society voted to include past editions of the Collage of Cape County online. On May 28, 2019, the Society voted to post recent editions of the Collage of Cape County Online.

Each collage is in a searchable .pdf format. Use "control f" for "find" to search each document.

Submissions for future Collages are always appreciated and welcomed.


March 1981 (first issue!)

Bethal Church Records

Book Review

Deaths in Cape County (1883-1893)

Letters of Interest

Do You Know

How to Preserve Old Newspaper Clippings

Births in Cape County (1883-1893)

Mystery Man No Longer

How to Use Our Surname File

June 1981

Confederate Soldiers

Death Registrar

1929 (deaths in Southeast Missourian)

Chinese Proverb

Letter of Interest

Birth Registrar

Steamer Lamascotte Explosion

Publications for Sale


What Records do You Need


September 1981

Officers and Committees


The Tragic Death of Robert Jackson Campbell

Joseph C. Lewis and William Huey - Gold Rush

Old Naming Patterns


Index – County Home for the Friendless


December 1981

Joseph Lewis: Missouri Pioneer

Church Records from DAR section at Cape Girardeau Public Library

Romance of Wibert Clan (English Spelling of Wybert)

A True Story of Edgar Bock

11 Easy Steps to Kill a Society

Bible Record

Index to Volume 1

March 1982

Our Statler Family

Letters of Interest (John Randol, Jr.) Traveling west 1850's

Harris from Hamilton Co. Illinois


Missouri Land Claims (Bollinger transcription)

Union Veterans (See also book for 1890 Union Vets and Widows)

Gravestone Epitaph


June 1982


New Acquisitions

Union Veterans (See also book for 1890 Union Vets and Widows)


A Pioneers Recollection - Major Bollinger

How a Man Can Be His Own Grand-Father

Gravel Hill Cemetery

Marriages and Census


CGCGS Publications

September 1982


President's Message

The Family Tree

Zarilda J. Shaner

Portis Family Bible

Colonel William H. McLane

Cape Girardeau County Civil War Veterans

List of Acquisitions



December 1982


President's Message

Genealogy Pox

First White Resident of Cape District - Lail

Wreck of the Stonewall

Hoffman-Schemel Families

Will of Thomas G. Sheppard

1882 Scott County Business Directory

Perry County Perspective

List of Acquisitions

Portis Correction


Books for Sale








The Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society was organized in May 1970, a non-profit organization, its primary purpose is education in the field of genealogy. Membership is open to individuals upon payment of the annual dues of $10, or a couple for $15, per year, beginning in May. Life membership is available for a one-time payment of $250.

CGCGS publishes a quarterly "The Collage of Cape County" in March, June, September, and December, sent free to members. All members are encouraged to submit articles for publication.


Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society
PO Box 571, Jackson, MO 63755
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The CGCGS Library is located in the Research Room at the Cape Girardeau County Archive Center, 112 East Washington, Jackson, MO and is open during regular Archive Center hours.

Our meetings are held at the Cape Girardeau County Archive Center, 112 East Washington in Jackson MO, by-monthly in January, March, May, July, September, and November on the fourth Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., unless announced otherwise. All are welcome!


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