Collage of Cape County

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March 2005

Narrative of Pvt. Albert J. Martin

Civil War Veterans from the Confederate Veteran

Michael Burtcher Letters

Slave Narratives: Harriet Lee, Lucy Davis

Obituaries: Clarissa P. Looney nee Nelson: Mrs. Morris Wagner (nee Cotter)

June 2005

Excerpts from the Jackson Cash-Book, 1893

Garrett Family of Missouri

Excerpts from the June 30, 1821 Independent Patriot Newspaper

"An Old Landmark Gone" - Hubble Creek Baptist Church

Andrew Welsch Family

Obituaries: Mrs. Lou Davis and Martha Caldwell

Slave Narratives: Eliza Madison, Wylie Miller

September 2005

Autobiography and Historical Reminiscences Excertps, John Walter Wilkinson

Deeds Involving the Estate of Peter Crites

Kurre Cemetery

Letters to Germany from Cape Girardeau Co., 1854

Excerpts from the Jackson Cash-Book, 1983-1894 (Part II)

December 2005

Slave Bill of Sale, Alexander Baillie to Samuel Randol

Death of William Wisecarver

Never Assume! (Thompson Family)

Letter: Harrison S. Thompson to John and James Thompson, 1833

Minutes of the Board of Trustees, Pleasant Hill Acadmy

Records of Ferdianand Koch Family

1850 Bill of the Road to California.

March 2006

Deposition of Thomas Rodney on the Death of Samuel Randol

Biographies from The Daily Repulbican's City Directory for 1906, Part I

Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963), Part I

June 2006

Sinking of the Stonewall & the Loss of John Cross Dowty

Deposition of Samuel Randol on his Assault at the Hands of William Thomson

Biographies from The Daily Repulbican's City Directory for 1906, Part II

Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963), Part II

September 2006

Deposition of Richard Waller Regarding an Incident between Joseph Waller and Samuel Randol.

Death Notices from the 1896 Cape Girardeau Weekly Democraft

Biographies from The Daily Repulbican's City Directory for 1906, Part III

Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963), Part III

December 2006

Biographies from The Daily Repulbican's City Directory for 1906, Part IV

Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963), Part IV

March 2007

Records Relating to the Estate of Peter Welker, 1819

Some Early Marriages in St. Vincent's Catholic Church

Family Files - Betty Mills Collection

Baptisms from St. Vincent's Catholic Church, Part I

June 2007

Trinity Lutheran Church, Cape Girardeau, The First Fifty Years, 1854-1904

Trinity Lutheran Church, Cape Girardeau, The Second Fifty Years, 105-1954

Old Bethel (Bethel Baptist Church)

Digital Heritage Initiative Announced by Missouri State Archive

Baptisms from St. Vincent's Catholic Church, Part II

September 2007

Isaac Jetton Family Bible

Genealogy Finds in a Bible (Christian Sperling Family)

Final Ruling on NARA Reproduction Price Increses

William Henry Miller Obituaries

Abstracts from the Jackson Cash-Book, 1920

New Books (John Thompson, County Court, French Documents)

Batisms from St. Vincent's Catholic Church, Part III

December 2007

Internet Genealogy, or How to Build Your Own Brick Wall

Abstracts from The Cash Book-Journal, 1920 (Part II)

A Tribute to the Memory of Wm. K. Hart

The Civil War Service of William R. Whittaker

March 2008   

Isaac Z. Jetton: Early Settler of Cape Girardeau County, Mo
State Archive and State Library Announce Digital Heritage Initiative
Abstracts from The Cash Book.Journal, 1921 (Part I)
The Penick Letters

June 2008

Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus Purchase
McGuire Family Sketches
Abstracts from the Cash Book-Journal, 1921 (Part II)
The Penick Letters (Part II)
Missouri County Maps Online
David Orr - Pioneer Baptist Minister (Part I)

September 2008

Abstracts from the Cash Book-Journal, 1921 (Part Ill)
Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative Goes Live
The Two Edward Criddles
Case Study: The State Census Breaks a Brick Wall (Gray & Davis Family)
David Orr - Pioneer Baptist Minister (Part II)

December 2008

German Origins of the Foeste and Maevers Families
New Book: Roster of the Missouri State Guard in Southeast Missouri, 1861-1862
Excerpts from the Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus
Abstracts from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part I)
How Much Do You Know About Missouri History?

March 2009

Revolutionary War Pension Application of John Smith Sr

Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part II)

Fromsdorf Cemetery

Schatte Cemetery

Query

A Note on the Symons Family of Cornwall, UK, and Cape Girardeau Co

How Much Do You Know About Missouri History?

 

June 2009 

Looking for John Thompson of Egypt Mills

Cape Girardeau County Funeral Notices

Papers Relating to the Estate of Carl Brennecke [Sr.]

How Much Do You Know About Missouri History?

Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part III)

 

September 2009

The Wessel(l) Family of Cape Girardeau County

The Role of Lichen in Stone Deterioration (Cleaning Gravestones)

Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part IV)

How Much Do You Know About Missouri History?

 

December 2009

The Southeast Missouri Knox Family

Tips for Working with Names

1909 Smallpox Outbreak in Cape Girardeau

Byrne Cemetery

Bollinger County Historical Society Acquires Ledger of Dr. J. W. Cramer

Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part IV)

How Much Do You Know About Missouri History?

March 2010

Slave Documents from Circuit Court Records
Devenport-Cobb Bible Record

Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part VI)
Answers to Previous “How Much Do You Know About Missouri History?”

June 2010

Some Early History of Old Appleton and Sec 16, Twp 33 N, Rng 12 E
Fairmont Cemetery Paupers’ Burials (Part I.)
Fleming and Stevenson Obituaries from the Alton Observer
In Memory of Mrs. Louisa Deane - Sketch of Her Family
Death Claims Mrs. Putz, 85

September 2010

The Stantons of Scott, Cape Girardeau and St. Louis Counties in Missouri (First of a Series)
Greer Davis Letter: Seeking the release of Washington L. Watkins
Fairmont Cemetery Paupers’ Burials (Part II.)

December 2010

Births of the Slaves of John Jacob Cordell
Edward A. Spears, Jr. Family
Fairmont Cemetery Paupers’ Burials (Part III)


WHO WE ARE

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.

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Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society
PO Box 571, Jackson, MO 63755
capegenealogy@gmail.com
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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.


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