Long and short research assignments are welcomed.
Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Vagabond Information Services (VIS) provides family research.
The primary resources accessed are strictly confined to the St. Louis metropolitan area, including the military records stored at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis County.
Additional unique, but secondary resources available for genealogical research in the metropolitan area include the nationally renowned Special Collections housed at the St. Louis County Library headquarters, the library collection of the National Genealogical Society and the Missouri History Museum collection.
* Change history into Mystory.
* Genealogy is fun!
* Solve the mysteries behind family secrets.
* Experience the adventure of walking into your own past.
* Reconnect with long lost cousins through word of mouse.
For areas outside the St. Louis metropolitan area, fee-based and subscription databases as well as membership and free databases will be accessed via the Web.
Research areas include
- Vital records
- Obituary/ cemetery search
- U.S. census records, 1790 - 1930
- Extant St. Louis city censuses
- Tax records
- Voting registrations
- Land records
- Probate records
- Local, regional and national histories
- Extant city directories
- Church records
- Immigration / naturalization records