The library has an extensive collection of local genealogy materials available for use in researching your family tree.
Browse our microfilm collection, click here.
- Cemetery records
- Marriage records
- Funeral home records
- Census records
- Family histories
- School yearbooks
- De Soto Press Newspaper
- Jefferson Republic Newspaper
- The Leader Newspaper
We also have…
- a collection of photos and DVDs about De Soto and Jefferson County
- De Soto history books
- Jefferson County history books
- Missouri history books
- Native American history books
- books about Genealogy
Here are some websites that may be useful in your search:
1940 Census – Official 1940 Census website.
Missouri Digital Heritage – Missouri birth and death records database, pre-1910.
Jefferson County Historical Society – preserving the history and rich heritage of Jefferson County for future generations.
Jefferson County Missouri GenWeb – Researchers helping researchers.
Saint Louis Public Library – Genealogy Room News
Ancestor Hunt – Mormon Church Genealogy Search
Interment.net – Cemetary records online