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Mason County Genealogical & Historical Society

Mason County Genealogical & Historical Society

This society meets the third Sunday of February, May, August, and November at the Havana Public Library at 2 p.m. MCGHS is a non-profit organization which researchs, preserves, and publishes Mason County historical and genealogical information. The main research collection is housed in the Havana Public Library at 201 West Adams Street, Havana, IL 62644-1321.

 

Publications

MARRIAGE BOOKS

  • Book I (1841-1861)…………………………………….$ 6.00

  • Book II (1860-1866)…………………………………..$ 8.00

  • Book III (1867-1877)………………………………….$ 9.00

  • Book IV (1878-1884)…………………………………$14.00

  • Book V (1885-1890)………………………………….$12.00

  • Book VI (1891-1895)…………………………………$12.00

  • Book VII (1896-1900)………………………………..$12.00

  • Book VIII (1901-1905)……………………………….$12.00

  • Book IX (1906-1910) ………………………………..$12.00

TOWNSHIP CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS

  • Volume I ……………………………………………$10.00
    [Currently out of print]

    Forest City, Manito, & Quiver Townships

  • Volume II …………………………………………..$10.00

    Allens Grove, Mason City (except city cemetery), part of Crane Creek,

    Salt Creek, Sherman, & Pennsylvania Townships

  • Volume III ………………………………………….$14.00

    Havana (includes Laurel Hill) Township

  • Volume IV …………………………………………..$12.00

    Mason City (city cemetery)

  • Volume V ……………………………………………$ 8.00

    Kilbourne & balance of Crane Creek(includes Baker, Morgan-Webb,

    Jones-Mastick-Lane,New Lebanon & Pratt) Townships

  • Volume VI …………………………………………..$12.00

    Lynchburg Township

    Finch, Fairview & Snicarte Cemeteries

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Mason County Naturalization Records……….$ 5.00

Publications can be purchased by mail from MCGHS at the address below. Please add $ 2.00 ($5.00 for History Reprint) shipping for each book ordered. Publications can also be purchased at the Havana Public Library or NEVERENDING STORY in Havana.

Membership

Dues Individual or Family……..$12.00/year (as of 8-18-02)

When joining MCGHS, please include your name, address, telephone number w/area code and e-mail address,if avaliable and mail with the appropriate amount to the address below. Please list surnames, locations, dates and other pertinent data for the families you are researching. We cross reference surnames for our file in the library so that others can contact you if they are researching or have information to share on similiar surnames.

Mason County Genealogical & Historical Society
PO Box 446
Havana, IL 62644