“Branching Out From St. Clair County Illinois,” the Official Quarterly for the Marissa Historical and Genealogical Society, is published four times a year. Every member will receive a quarterly as part of their membership fee. The Quarterly is published in November, February, May and August.
Our quarterlies include genealogical and historical information from St. Clair, Randolph, and Washington Counties.
Members of the MHGS are encouraged to submit articles of historical or genealogical interest that they would like published in the quarterly. We do not assume responsibility for errors or fact of judgment on the part of the contributor.
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Contents of the last “four” quarterlies:
Volume 48, Number 1 November 2020
Marissa Township Coal Mines
Marissa Messenger Newspaper Abstracts April, May 1904
Information on Marissa Bank Building
Marissa Messenger Advertisements 1 Jul 1904
Hemphill Ancestors of Mary Ellen (Hemphill) Young
Charles Downs Descendants
The Moore Cemetery, Twp 3 South, Range 7 West, St. Clair County, IL
Holds Opening for New Lumber Yard, Marissa Messenger 29 Jul 1960.
Pictures from the Past
Volume 47, Number 4 August 2020
The American Brokerage
Searchlight Messenger, 22 Aug 1913
Abstracts from Nashville Democrat, Feb 1903
MarissaMessenger Abstracts, 4 Mar 1904
Atlas Moore & Some of His Descendants
New Athens Journal, Obituries & Deaths, Sept/Oct 1945
Nashville News Obituaries 4 Jan 1989-Nashville, IL.
Picture from the Past
Volume 47, Number 3 May 2020
Recollections of Elsa E. (Stahlman) Schmidt
Younger Generation Write Old History as they Find It.
Washington County Farm and Cemetery
Marissa Area Veterans
Volume 47, Number 2 February 2020
Peacock Site, New Athens, IL
Abstracts from Marissa Messenger 29 Jan 1904
Abstracts from Marissa Messenger 5 Feb 1904
Abstracts from Marissa Messenger 12 February 1904
Frances V. Cleeton
Abstracts fronm Nashville Democrat, 5 March 1903
Miles McGough and Some of His Descendants
Abstracts from New Athens Journal 2 September 1910
McClay of Washington County, IL
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