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The Newspaper Index Database (NIDB) indexes names of Jefferson County (Missouri) residents found in local historical newspapers that are microfilmed and housed in the Northwest Branch Special Collection. The index includes names found in articles relating to items of genealogical interest. Births, deaths, marriages, probate, divorce, and other items of importance to the genealogist are included. Please be aware that there are some articles with local names not included, such as political, school-related, and many social events. New entries are added as time allows.

Click here to display a list of all indexed newspapers by year

Click here to search the Newspaper Index

Research Requests

Branch staff can perform searches of up to 5 names in any indexed genealogy materials held by the Northwest Branch for a $10 non-refundable fee. This fee, which must be paid at the time of the request, includes the cost of copies and postage. Make check payable to Jefferson County Library.

Submit requests in writing to:

Genealogy Department
Jefferson County Library, Northwest Branch
5680 State Road PP
High Ridge, MO 63049

Researchers are always welcome to visit the library, use our materials, and make their own copies. Black and white copies are 20¢ per page and color copies are 75¢ per page.


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