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P.O. BOX 1161
VICKSBURG, MS 39181-1161

   Tony Dardeau

If you are interested in a genealogical society that encompasses the Louisiana parishes and Mississippi counties along and near the Mississippi River from the northern boundary of Louisiana's Florida Parishes (Louisiana-Mississippi line) to the Louisiana-Arkansas line and beyond, the Vicksburg Genealogical Society (VGS) is for you. We hold monthly meetings between September and May and offer informative programs. Our quarterly journal, Mississippi River Routes, is included with your membership. Each issue features original documented material, including family history, record inventories, church, public, organizational, or corporate records, Bible records, cemetery inventories, letters, diaries, ledgers, and queries, to name a few. We are continually recruiting new members and seeking new material for Mississippi River Routes a quarterly journal. Ms counties include:
Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Franklin, Hinds, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jefferson, Lincoln, Pike, Sharkey, Warren, Washington, Wilkinson, and Yazoo.  Back issues available.

Queries: Always welcomed. Share your questions as well as your contributions. Others may have the answer you need. Please be succinct and focused, but provide enough information for others to address your problem. 

The VGS, established in 1982 and incorporated in 1986 in the State of Mississippi, is a non-profit entity. Membership in the Society is open to everyone. Annual dues, which are $20.00/ individual or $23.00/ couple and cover the period June through May

VGS Calendar of Events
Vicksburg Genealogical Society Publications
Back issues of Mississippi River Routes, quarterly publication of VGS, are available for purchase. 


Family Research Association of Central Mississippi
P.O. Box 13334
Jackson, MS 39236

Historical and Genealogical Association of Mississippi
618 Avalon Road
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 362-3079

Mississippi Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5301
Jackson, MS 39216-5301

Mississippi Family Research Association
P.O. Box 13334
Jackson, MS 39236

Mississippi Baptist Historical Society
Mississippi College Library
P.O. Box 51
Clinton, MS 39056


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