Here’s a short little video of some places around Ste. Genevieve. We were just playing around this time but be looking in the future for some “real” stuff. :) If you have or obtain a Viddler.com account, feel free to tag, comment on, or add notes to the video, too. Special thanks to my friend Chris Talley Armstrong who, along with Lisel Schoenberger, produced the music used on the video. Her website is chris-talley.com, please check it out!Read More →

This list compiled and submitted by Bob Mueller, thank you!! For-Pay Genealogy Software Comparison: genealogy-software-review.toptenreviews.com Download Genealogy Form from Family Tree: familytree.com Download Genealogy Form from Ancestor.com: ancestry.com/charts/ancchart.aspx Download Genealogy Form from GenealogySearch: genealogysearch.org/forms.html Download Genealogy Form from Cyndi’s list: cyndislist.com/supplies.htm#Onlin Free Genealogy Software from Personal Ancestral File: familysearch.org Genealogy software comparison: genealogy-software-review.toptenreviews.com Steigerhaus Genealogy Books: mysteryandhistory.com               Perry Historical SocietyPublications: perryvillemissouri.com/perrycountyhistoricalsociety.htm Two Trails Publishing:  civilwarlady.com For Courthouse Holdings in Missouri Counties: sos.mo.gov/CountyInventory/ Perryville Riverside Regional Library: http://riversideregionallibrary.org/ Farmington Public Library: http://www.ci.farmington.mo.us/library/library.htm St. Louis County Library: http://www.slcl.org/ RLDS Holdings: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Ellis Island: http://www.ellisislandrecords.com National Archives:  http://www.archives.gov/ Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guildhttp://www.immigrantships.net/ Offenburg Emigration Site http://www.emigration-offenburg.de/english_code/greet_1.php FreeRead More →

Each year, the Project Pioneers committee selects one French family and one German family to be honored at the Jour de Fete (held annually the second week of August in Ste. Genevieve.  The committee and members of the families all contribute information to be collected into one book for the family.  These books can be purchased or found in the Ste. Genevieve library.* (Please forgive any sketchy or incorrect information, I am not on this committee.)   Year French German African American         1989 Deguire LaRose Rottler   1990 Boyer Drury   1991 Aubuchon Naeger   1992 Lalumondier Jokerst/Joggerst   1993 —Read More →