Welcome to MoSGA
The Missouri State Genealogical Association is proud to celebrate 35 years of providing resources, education and published materials to those researching Missouri ancestors. Our website includes several surname indexes. Members can take advantage of adding their surnames of interest to the website via "Members Only" page. We hope you consider joining "MoSGA". We offer online payment for Memberships, Publication Sales, Conference registrations and more.
►For an overview of MoSGA benefits, be sure to watch our video by clicking here.
Mission Statement: Dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of its members and the public in the study of family history, genealogical records and the principles of sound genealogical research.
Deadline Approaches! 21st Century Grant money is available to Missouri genealogical and historical societies and libraries. Up to $1,000 for projects to preserve and or publish local records. Deadline for submitting an application is April 30, 2015. Find application and guidelines, Click Here.
Surname Databases - Click here or Surname Link at left
MoSGA has 4 surname databases. This includes over 26,600 names appearing in 4-generation
charts submitted by past and current members; 750 surnames entered by current members in our new Surname database; 87,000 Surnames appearing in our Journals that have been published since 1981; and the surnames appearing in the Missouri First Families Program..
While MoSGA is providing these lists of members who wish to do research or conduct workshops, MoSGA does not endorse these researchers/speakers and assumes no responsibility for their work.
Anyone hiring a researcher or speaker should check their qualifications and references and should have a clear idea of fees charged before any work begins. A list of possible questions and things you should consider is available by clicking here.
We have over 45 publications that can be purchased online, or print order form and mail in.
The Missouri State Genealogical Association takes pride in offering the Missouri First Families program to honor early Missouri families.
Credits: Thanks to the following Leadership members who helped create content for links at left: Evie Bresette,CG for the continually expanding list of Research Links;
Sharlene Miller, CG for First Families and Membership; all other pages by Nancy Thomas. Photos contributed by John Abney, Susan Burns, Sharlene Miller, Martha Henderson, Nancy Thomas, Evie Bresette. Special thanks to John Abney for creating the Video on our Home Page.
Webmanager, Nancy Waller Thomas.
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Wednesday, May. 13th:
2015 NGS Annual Conference
May 13-16th, St. Charles, MO; MoSGA is hosting a booth, #212 in the exhibit area. Be sure to stop by and meet our board members, and place a "pin" on our Missouri map showing where your ancestors lived. NGS is expecting over 2000 attendees.
Friday, Aug. 7th:
2015 MoSGA Annual Conference
August 7-8th, Columbia, MO; Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center. Optional Friday morning workshops; conference begins Friday afternoon August 7, and ends Saturday, August 8 at 3:30 pm. Vendors include lineage, genealogical, historical societies, archives, libraries.
Register online or print the PDF brochure. Click here