Missouri Family History Societies(N-P)

This section lists associations from Northland to Perry giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Northland Genealogy Society

Their aims are to promote and encourage interest in genealogy and family history, to educate the public in the best ways to conduct genealogy and to aid genealogical research.

A list of surnames currently being researched by Members is on the site, along with a list of other sites you may find of use.


Old Mines Area Historical Society

Old Mines Area Historical Society was established in 1977. 

Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1890 and 1899 Parish Census Returns of St Joachim Catholic Church
  • The Bequettes - Family History and Stories
  • Chronology of the Old Mines Area
  • The Coleman Genealogy
  • La Guillonee Vol 1 - A French New Year's Eve Custom CD
  • La Guilllonee Booklet with Collection of Stories from 1855-2009
  • Mundy Family Genealogy
  • Plat Maps
  • The Time of the French in the Heart of North America 1673-1818
  • Trudeaus in Missouri
  • The Villmer Family
  • Washington Co. Federal Census Returns

Mary C Norbut has completed research of the descendants of certain persons which include Nicholas Antoine Boyer, John Robert/Robart, Francois Ricard/Recar and Hugh O'Doherty/Daugherty.  These, and other books, are also available to purchase.


Oregon County Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1980 and now has over 150 members.  Many resources are accessible in their library at Alton Public Library, which include approximately 550 Books, 1850-1920 Census Returns and Newspapers from 1898-1940's. 

A list of published books which contain information regarding the people of the area and Photographs of Churches and Cemeteries are also available.  They also have lists of Funeral Homes, Newspapers and Townships in the Region. 

Some publications are available for sale, which include:

  • 1880 Federal Census Return of Oregon County
  • And That's the Way It Was
  • Cemeteries of Oregon County
  • Johnson/Martin and Related Families
  • Marriage Records for Oregon County, Missouri "B" 1877-1881 "C" 1881-1890
  • Oregon County Census 1870
  • Oregon Co. History Book
  • Oregon Co. Marriage Book "A" 1845-1879

Perry County Historical Society

Many Church Record Transcriptions are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
  • Our Lady Help of Christians
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church
  • St Joseph Catholic Church
  • St Philip and James Catholic Church

Headstone Transcriptions from the Cemetery at St Mary are also accessible.


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