Genealogy Research

Mansfield Area Historical Museum has many genealogy research books for sale at our museum.  We have census books for Wright County.  The museum  also carries cemetery books from Wright County.

You can purchase these books online through the Market Place Tab.  The Market Place has a full listing of our books for sale.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Early Area Settlers Before the Civil War Presentation

Kathy Short Presentation


The Mansfield Area Historical Society will be holding their summer series of historical presentations on August 9th.  This presentation will be held at the Mansfield Area Historical Museum, starting at 6:30 PM.

Early Area Settlers Before the Civil War – The area that would later become the Mansfield area was being settled by the 1830s. Find out why these families migrated here and what southern Missouri was like at the time.

Please join us and bring any pictures and/or stories of your families heritage that you would like to share.

Light refreshments will be served.