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 email@example.com.
Requests must be made in writing; no phone calls please, and submitted with the appropriate fee to:
Jefferson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1342 High Ridge, MO 63049
Research Request Fee:
Members: $10.00 per request, per hour
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.
- Are Jefferson County Genealogical Society members.
- Have willingly requested to be posted on this referral list.
- Have agreed to practice ethically.
- Understand that the Jefferson County Genealogical Society has no involvement in any contracts or disputes from accepting inquiries resulting from placement on the list.
- Does not offer recommendations concerning listed researchers.
- Does not assume liability for the performances and procedures of listed researchers.
- Does appreciate your positive and negative feedback.
- May remove researchers from this list that fail to adhere to ethical practices.
- May add members who request to be placed on the following list.
Christine Merseal, CG
600 Twig Lane,
St. Louis, MO 63125