Audrain County Area Genealogical Society
c/o Mexico-Audrain County Library
305 W. Jackson St.
Mexico, MO 65265

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Dues: $12. 00 annually
Application for membership: Please print and mail to ACAGS

ACAGS volunteers ( when available ) staff the the joint collection of genealogical materials located on the lower level of the library 5 days a week 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM or by appointment.  There is usually someone there at least 3 or 4 days a week. 

The Audrain County Area Genealogical Society is dedicated to assisting individuals with an interest in genealogical and family history by providing educational programs, seminars, formal classes and volunteer assistance.

The society provides volunteers, when available, to assist those individuals interested in using the resources of the Mexico-Audrain County Library District and the society. The joint collection is located on the lower level of the library.

Family History Hours: Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm, staffed by volunteers or by appointment.

The society will make every effort to respond to written inquiries from out of town researches requesting Audrain County information. A self-addressed stamped envelope is expected for each reply.

The society publishes a quarterly newsletter as a service to its members. The news includes Society projects, queries and items of genealogical and historical interest. The newsletter is exchanged with other societies.

The ACAGS will search for any Full Name in their card file or indexes, for the nominal research fee of $10. The file contains over 200,000 names and is growing weekly. A copy of their findings will be sent to you and at an additional charge can be accessed for desired copies of information.

Searches include, but are not limited to:

  • 1836 - 1879 Marriage Records
  • 1838 Tax Records
  • 1850-1870 Federal Census Index
  • 1870 Tax Records
  • 1883-1885 Birth Records
  • 1884,1936, 1986 County Histories
  • 1894-1904 Deaths/ Newspaper notices
  • 1876-1898 Vandalia Leader
  • Missouri Pioneers
  • Pioneer Families of Missouri
  • Cemeteries: East Lawn, Elmwood, St. Brendan, Old Village (Mexico, MO)
  • Laddonia Cemetery
  • Miscellaneous county cemeteries
  • Numerous other records

Publications List available for purchase  
NEW- Not on Publications list
1.Genealogical  Memoranda of the Quisenberry Family and  other Families by Anderson Chenault Quisenberry -1897
2. Memorials of the Quisenberry Family - 1900.
Contact the ACAGS for more information.

For membership  you may fill out the application form  and mail.
For other information you can contact the society by mail at the address listed above or by contacting the ACAGS directly at the following e-mail address:

Elmwood Cemetery Index provided by ACAGS for the viewers