Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society

We have publications available for purchase. (A new listing of available books to be posted soon)

All books are soft bound (stapled or spiral). We pay postage and some quantities are limited. Please include as SASE when writing if you need further details about any book, or email. Make check payable to: Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society. Send orders with payment to:  Attn: Publications Chairman  Cape Girardeau Co. Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 571,  Jackson, MO 63755.


Publications on Cape Girardeau County are also available from the Cape Girardeau County Archive CenterClick here for a list of their publications.


We have some publications online. Click here for the list of books.



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, bimonthly in January, March, May, July, September, and November on the fourth Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., unless announced otherwise.


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