211 W. GANSON - BACK ENTRANCE - DOWNSTAIRS
Welcome to the Library website of the Jackson County Genealogical Society. Our volunteers are happy to help you in your research of your family history in Jackson County, Michigan.
All funds collected for research are used to support the Library as none of our Volunteers receive compensation for their time. Donations over and above our fees are grateflly accepted.
* Additional fees may apply if we need to go to outside sources. I.E., probate records, wills, ect.
HOW TO ORDER RESEARCH
A Research Request Form must accompany each request.
Unless you have one specific request, we must have a Family Group Sheet on one family enclosed. We will not accept multiple pages of computer printouts.
It is also helpful for our Volunteers if you fill out a simple Four-Generation Chart.
We ask that you fill out these forms so that we do not duplicate the information that you have already collected. Not complying could cause a delay in fulfilling your request.
Please allow six to eight weeks for a reply. Mail your request and check or money order to:
Please make check payable to: Jackson County Genealogical Society
IF YOU WISH TO DO RESEARCH ON YOUR OWN
Researchers are always welcome to come into the Library and do their own research. Computers are available on a first come first serve basis. You may also bring your own laptop.
If you want one of our Volunteers to assist you in your research, you must call ahead and make arrangements prior to your arrival. Our fee for this service is $15.00 per hour.
INTERIOR PICTURE OF THE JCGS LIBRARY