History of Jones County Genealogical & Historical Organization

The JCGHO was founded in August 1995.

The first meeting was held on August 27, 1995
at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art.

The purpose of the organization is
The Jones County Genealogy Organization, Inc.,
which was formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes,
including, for such purposes,
the making of distributions to organizations
that qualify as exempt organizations under
section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code,
or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

The activities of the Organization include
the study of genealogy in Jones County, Mississippi
and surrounding areas,
the further education of those persons interested
in the field of genealogy,
the conduct of scholarly genealogical research,
and the preservation of the records of past and present life in this area.

Contact information:
Address JCGHO P. O. Box 2644,
Laurel MS 39442 -

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