Surrounding Counties


Bollinger County
Bollinger County was formed …..(short history to be added)

Bollinger County Archives
Bollinger County Courthouse
Bollinger County Library
Bollinger County Museum of Natural History (Will Mayfield Heritage Foundation Archives covering the Mayfield-Smith Academy/Will Mayfield College history which included: yearbooks, scrapbooks, school catalogs and student records 1878-1934, as well as, faculty and staff information and area history and genealogy resources and more.)
Facebook: History/Genealogy of Leopold, Bollinger County, MO
Facebook: Bollinger County Historical Society
Facebook: Will Mayfield Heritage Foundation


Perry County 
(short history here)

Perry County Courthouse
Perry County Historical Society (Library and Archives)



Scott County

Stoddard County

Illinois Counties:

Alexander County


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.


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