Versailles Area Genealogical & Historical Society

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MARRIAGES: The Society provides information on marriages that have taken place in the county over the past 150 years.  The most recent marriages on file also include newspaper photos.  Need to know who has gotten married?  Ask us.

DEATH NOTICES: The Society also files all notices from the local newspapers.  The notices go back as far as the middle 1800's.

FAMILY HISTORIES:  VAGHS provides history on nearly every family that has settled in the Versailles and Brown County area.  Some prominent family names are:  Davis, DeWitt, Hanks, Hosford, Logsdon, Ravenscroft, Reid, VanDeventer and Wilson.

Available at the Society are complete family histories on the Logsdons, DeWitts, Hosfords, and others for a small price (prices cover the printing and binding).

NEWSLETTERS:  The VAGHS newsletter is published quarterly; winter, spring, summer and fall editions.  The newsletter is sent out to all members of the Society and is available to non-members for a small fee.  Mary Ann Logsdon - Editor & Publisher

OFFICE EQUIPMENT:  The research center of the Society is equipped with a Microfiche Reader/Printer, a computer with Internet connection and a computer scanner.  This equipment is available for use by Society members, students, and general public, for the strict purpose of research.

RESEARCH SERVICES:  VAGHS has 3 researchers available for your research needs.  If you are requesting an indepth research to be performed, there is a charge of $5.00 per hour and $ .25 per copy.  You can do your own personal researching in the "Research Center" at no cost; a charge of $ .25 per copy, if needed.   There are many research materials available to the public at no charge.  NOTE:  VAGHS is a non-profit organization.  Money received from researching, goes toward the Society's operating expenses.  Researchers donate all their time.

If you are wanting family research information, please email us at - ; call us, or complete the form below.

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