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.
When you join MoSGA, you will receive four issues each year of our excellent Journal.  Each issue includes genealogical records, historical research,  suggestions for enhancing your personal research, book reviews and much more! Our newsletter, Show-Me News, is emailed to our members directly. Members also have access to all of our archived annual Volumes of the Journal including the most recent five years. Members can submit surnames for our Surname database; receive free access to our 10 volumes of 4-generation pedigree charts, and a discount for attending our Annual Conference!  To Join, Click here

MoSGA Annual Conference: 

Although our 2020 Annual Conference was cancelled due to Covid-19, we will be hosting an Annual Conference in August of 2021.  Check back in early 2021 for more information.
The Missouri State Genealogical Association takes pride in offering the Missouri First Families program to honor early Missouri families. Categories include: Territorial, Pioneer, and Civil War.

OUR NEWSLETTER  is filled with timely information and active website links.  Click here to access the current newsletter. Current members receive it by direct email as soon as it is published.

MoSGA has 4 databases of surnames for researching your families. These are not limited to Missouri families.   
Congratulations to our Board of Directors elected August 31, 2020 for the 2020-2022 term.  Click here to learn more about them.
Board of Directors elected in 2019 for the 2019-2021 term can be found here: 
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.

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Website Information

Credits: Thanks to the following members who helped create content for links at left: Evie Bresette, for the continually expanding list of Research Links; Sharlene Miller, for First Families and Membership;  all other pages by Nancy Waller Thomas, webmanager. Photos contributed by John Abney, Susan Burns, Sharlene Miller, Martha Henderson, Nancy Waller Thomas, Evie Bresette.  

MAILING ADDRESS:   MoSGA,  P.O. Box 833, Columbia, MO 65205-0833



Upcoming Events
Thursday, Feb. 25th
Roots Tech Connect: Free Online Conference
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Wednesday, May. 19th
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