Massac County Genealogical Society Banner

Genealogical Resource Book List


Please add $2.00 for postage per book
This page updated: Monday, 11-Apr-2011 15:15:10 MDT


Newest Books!!

Massac County, Illinois Poor Farm And Pauper Fund Records
This book is a compilation of misc. records giving the history of the two poor farms that were located in Massac County. It also includes many deaths and burials not recorded in the local death records. Many judges, physicians, justices of the peace, and people who received relief from the county, but did not live at the poor farm are also included. Softbound, 254 pages and a full name index.
$25.00  
Massac County, Illinois Obituary Clippings
Volume 3, P-Z
This book contains obituary clippings donated by members of the Massac County Genealogical Society. P-Z indicates that the deceased's surname begins with the letter P through Z. Clippings were donated by members from all over the U.S., though most are obituaries from Massac, Johnson, Pope, Pulaski, Alexander, Hardin, and Union Counties in Illinois; and McCracken Co., Kentucky. Some of the clippings were received dark, light, or in a few instances had lines cut off the bottom or letters cut off the sides. MCGS printed these obits as they were received as we felt the information they contained justified printing them with the few imperfections. This book has 190 pages of obituaries, funeral cards, and death notices and a full name index.
$20.00  
Massac County, Illinois Early Birth Records
This book has 221 pages and a full name index.
$25.00  
Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book Seven
Inscriptions for Massac Memorial Gardens, Ft. Massac, stillbirths, and addendums and corrections to several other cememteries.
Indexed - 154 pp - $20.00
Cemetery Guide

Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book One
Inscriptions for St. John's United Church of Christ, Round Springs, Toulson, Liberty Ridge, Moody, Dean, Enloe, Peck, Point Pleasant, Westerman, Boot Hill (aka: Wilkins, Anderson, Brown), Kuykendal, Douglas, Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presy., St. John's Lutheran - Old and New.
Indexed - 121 pp - $12.00
Cemetery Guide
Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book Two
Inscriptions for Barrett, Seven Mile Baptist, Kingston, Bryan, Leech, Kennedy, Riepe, Mt. Pleasant, Buzzard's Roost (aka: Old Hall, Mt. Olive), Reed, Wallace, Mitchell, Wilkins, Crow, Steele, Hebron, Bigbey, Cooper, Gurley, Cannon, Morse, Lynn, Frocklin.
Indexed - 144 pp - $12.00
Cemetery Guide
Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book Three
Inscriptions for Pell, Old Staton/Farris, English, Dye, Wilson, Faughn, Staton, McHenry/Ned Daniels, Bonifield, Johnson, Midway/St. Stephen's/Barnes, Masonic (New Columbia), Armstrong, Turner, New Hope Church, Murray, New Macedonia, Choat/Hugheys, Nineveh, Massac County Poor Farm, Russin.
Indexed - 138 pp - $12.00
Cemetery Guide
Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book Four
Inscriptions for Chosen Friends' Lodge #86, Masonic Cemetery (Old Section - Metropolis), Masonic Cemetery (New Section - Metropolis), Silver Crown (Masonic) and IOOF (Black), List of burials in Silver Crown, IOOF, and Masonic (all Metropolis) that do not have tombstones, plat maps of Chosen Friends, Old & New Masonic, Silver Crown & IOOF.
Indexed - 148 pp - $12.00
Cemetery Guide
Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book Five
Inscriptions for Aikins/Terwilliger, Chadwick, Dean/Walton, Crim/Sub Crim (Black), Rankin, Joppa IOOF Inside (Thompson) and Outside, AME/Bethel (Black), Boaz/Anderson, Crossland (Black), Hillerman Baptist, Oak Grove Presbyterian (Black), Zion, Shady Grove/New Bethel (Black), Addendum to Liberty Ridge, Siloam/Smotherman (Black), Dugger, Helmantoler, Copley, Laird, Allard, Fritts, Dassing.
Indexed - 126 pp - $12.00
Cemetery Guide
Massac Co., IL Cemeteries Book Six
Inscriptions for IOOF, Kidd, Curtis, Central, Irving, Kelly, Kirkpatrick, Renfro, LaGrange, Livingston, Mathis/Boyd/Washington, Beickgroom, Black, Shoemaker, Simmons, Walker, Washington, Terville (German), Morgan, South Hill, Stanton, Choat, Emerson, Gaines, Honell, Hopper, Courtney, McCartney, Morris, Baggett, Wadinton, boulder, Branns, Bruner, Geneva, Ragsdale, Roaling, Rushing, Oakes, Simpson, Davis Prairie, Mt. Haven, Woods and Misc. private burials.
Indexed - 107 pp - $12.00
Cemetery Guide
Massac Co., IL Memorial Gardens Burial Book
Listings of burials taken from the Sexton's records. Listings include date of death, lot owner.
Indexed - 114 pp - $12.00
Cemetery Guide

1850 Federal Census - Massac Co., IL
Indexed - 132 pp - $15.00
1855 State Census - Massac Co., IL
Indexed - 76 pp - $10.00
1870 Federal Census - Massac Co., IL
Indexed - 219 pp - $22.00
Massac Co., IL Land Tax Records - 1859
Includes maps, land locations. Alphabetical.
160+ pp - $15.00
Early Marriages Index 1843-1855 & Marriage Consents
The index is the oldest marriage book in the county clerks office. The indexes are in three sections - alphabetically by brides name, grooms name and certificate number. It is from dates 1843-1855. The marriage consents are ones that were found in old boxes in the vault. They were loose and mixed up. They are from the 1840's to the 1900's.
Indexed - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Marriages From Miscellaneous Sources 1858-1903
These records were found in the Massac County Court House vault. They are not recorded in the Foss and Lee Marriage books for Massac County. They were taken from Minor books Vol #3 and 4, Adult books Vol #3, 4, 5, & 6. From Original Marriage licenses, permission slips and affidavits, Small Marriage Record Book and First Methodist Church Records.
Indexed - 116 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Land Entries and Swamp Land Sales (1816-1878)
Shawneetown land entries as recorded by Assessor AB Brown and others. Includes name of patentee, date of entry, land description, number of acres, and a "remarks" column. The record part of the book is a list of all swamp land sales in Massac Co. through 1879, including remarks containing future purchasers as late as 1910.
Indexed - 85 pp - $10.00

Massac Co., IL Coroner's Report Volume One (Book A 1869-1914)
Includes name of deceased, cause of death, often names of relatives, officials, etc.
Indexed - 117 pp - $10.00
Massac Co., IL Death Records Volume One (25 Jan 1878-10 Sept 1881)
Names deceased, date and cause of death, age, occupation, place of birth, death and burial, etc.
Indexed - 140 pp - $14.00
Massac Co., IL Death Records Volume Two (30 Aug 1881-2 Jan 1902)
Names deceased, date and cause of death, age, occupation, place of birth, death and burial, etc.
Indexed - 137 pp - $14.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume One 1911-1917
Records of W.P. Baynes and Parish Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 98 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Two 1918-1920
Records of W.P. Baynes Funeral Home, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 126 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Three 1921-1922
Records of W.P. Baynes Funeral Home, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 112 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Four 1923-1924
Records of W.P. Baynes Funeral Home, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 105 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Five 1925-1926
Records of W.P. Baynes, Littlemeyer and T.W. Roberts Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 158 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Six 1927-1928
Records of W.P. Baynes, Aikins and Fleming Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 151 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Seven 1929-1930
Records of W.P. Baynes, Aikins and Fleming Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 233 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Eight 1931-1932
Records of W.P. Baynes, and Fred Aikins Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 205 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Nine 1933-1934
Records of Miller and Aikins Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 230 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Ten 1935-1936
Records of Miller and Aikins Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - 207 pp - $15.00
Massac Co., IL Funeral Home Records Volume Eleven 1937-1938
Records of Miller and Aikins Funeral Homes, Metropolis, IL. Records contain name of deceased, age, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse, parents, burial, etc.
Indexed - pp - $15.00

Massac County, Illinois Obituary Clippings
Volume 1, A-G
This book contains obituary clippings donated by members of the Massac County Genealogical Society. A-G indicates that the deceased's surname begins with the letter A through G. Clippings were donated by members from all over the U.S., though most are obituaries from Massac, Johnson, Pope, Pulaski, Alexander, Hardin, and Union Counties in Illinois; and McCracken Co., Kentucky. Some of the clippings were received dark, light, or in a few instances had lines cut off the bottom or letters cut off the sides. MCGS printed these obits as they were received as we felt the information they contained justified printing them with the few imperfections. This book has 222 pages of obituaries, funeral cards, and death notices and a 67 page full name index.
$20.00 
Massac County, Illinois Obituary Clippings
Volume 2, H-N
This book contains obituary clippings donated by members of the Massac County Genealogical Society. H-N indicates that the deceased's surname begins with the letter H through N. Clippings were donated by members from all over the U.S., though most are obituaries from Massac, Johnson, Pope, Pulaski, Alexander, Hardin, and Union Counties in Illinois; and McCracken Co., Kentucky. Some of the clippings were received dark, light, or in a few instances had lines cut off the bottom or letters cut off the sides. MCGS printed these obits as they were received as we felt the information they contained justified printing them with the few imperfections. This book has 222 pages of obituaries, funeral cards, and death notices and a 67 page full name index.
$20.00  
Massac and Johnson Counties Newspaper Obituary Extracts
Obituaries and other information of interest to genealogists from the newspapers of Metropolis and Massac County 1866-1881. There are many deaths listed in the papers from surrounding counties and other states.
Indexed - 38 pp - $8.00
Naturalization Records
Final certificates of naturalization from seven southern Illinois Court houses. Beginning in 1819 for Alexander (426), Hardin (1), Johnson (5), Massac (214), Pope (129), Pulaski (111) and Union (213) Counties for a total of 1099 records. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Full name Index - 183 pp 
Softcover - $15.00 - Hardcover - $20.00

1860 Pulaski County, Illinois
Surname Index - 68 pp - $8.00
Pulaski County, Illinois Marriage Records 1861-1901
Pulaski County was organized from Alexander and Johnson counties in 1843. Two sources were used to compile the marriage books; Marriage Book 1 and original marriage licenses. There are 5,411 marriage recordings in this book with 171 pages of marriage records and 74 pages of full name index. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
$20.00

White County, Arkansas Probate Record Extracts
Testate and Intestate entries, 1836-1907, contains book number, name of deceased, court term of probate, date of death when given, names mentioned and relationship of listed.
Full Name Index - 63 pp - $5.00
White County, Arkansas Will Book Extracts 1836-1955
Lists names, page numbers, date of probate, family names and relationships if listed.
Full Name Index - 66 pp - $5.00

[ Home ] [ About MCGS ] [ Research Policy ] [ Officers & Committees ]
[ Membership ] [ Our Books ] [ Book Special ] [ Order Form ]
[ Massac County Records ] [ Queries ] [ Photo Tour ] [ Our Friends ]
[ Genealogy Links ] [ Table of Contents ] [ Contact Us ]


Please report any broken links to the Webmaster.

Copyright © 2000-2003. All rights reserved.
This site may be freely linked to but not duplicated in any fashion without consent.

Page designed by Debbie Woolard, 2000

by Kerry Krempasky, 2007