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Research Assistance




JCGS Research Guidelines

We realize that not everyone can make a trip to our local area. Limited research of the library’s Genealogy Department references by volunteer members is available. Search the JCL, Northwest Branch collection for available references.

Research Assistance Request
Please be specific, limiting your request to one given name/surname per reference to be researched. Additional requests must be submitted separately. Research will be conducted in the Special Collection, Northwest Branch of the Jefferson County Library and through the library’s online databases. For more information please email our Correspondence Secretary at

Requests must be made in writing; no phone calls please, and submitted with the appropriate fee to:

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
Research Request
P.O. Box 1342 High Ridge, MO 63049

Research Request Fee:
Non-Members: $15.00 per request, per hour
Photocopies: 20 cents per page

Extended Research Assistance
If you require additional assistance beyond our services, you may decide to choose a researcher from the Researchers For Hire list below. This service is not associated with the Jefferson County Genealogical Society. These researchers may access other resources within the local area.

Please review the following guidelines before proceeding.

Researchers For Hire: Jefferson County Genealogical Society:
Researchers for Hire
Christine Merseal
P.O. Box 561
De Soto, MO 63020