Research Help by SVGS Members: If you need help with researching ancestors from this area,
we have volunteers from SVGS who can do this for you or assist you.
There are small fees for research as posted below:


8/5 x 11″ copies and printouts
Computer printouts and camera photos$0.25$0.25  
Printed microfilm copies$0.25$0.25
11×17″ copies$1.00$1.00
Obituary Copies$3.00$3.00
Use of microfilm reader & digital copying $5.00 an hour or
portion of an hour
$5.00 an hour or 
portion of an hour
Cemetery books$22,00$25.00
Pioneer Certificates$10.00$15.00
Pedigree Chart$0.25$0.25
Family group sheet (single)$0.25$0.25
Family group sheet
(refills for Family Tree book)

Research Fees:  A minimum of $10.00 for the first hour and $8.00 for each additional hour. $10.00 must be submitted before the research is started.   

Online Research Help: There are MANY reseources designed to assist you in researching your family history.
This area of the website will continually add information to assist you in your research. If you know of an item that should be added, email  

Here are some pages of research aids that should assist you in your quest for your complete family history.
If we have left anything off, let us know. Happy researching! 
Questions on researching your genealogy in this area should be addressed to

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