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Publications : The Roane County Journal - Volume 17
Posted by Richard Griffith on 2009/11/20 17:30:00 (3357 reads)

The Roane County Journal is a quarterly publication of the Roane County Historical Society. Society members know the joy of finding the latest issue in their mail boxes. Each 24 page issue of the Journal is filled with articles which may include Roane County history, census records, marriage records, birth and death records, photos, family histories, maps and queries from other Roane County researchers.

The current Journal year is Volume 17, and a brief summary is provided below. If you are not a member, join today to receive the future issues of this volume, along with the back issues for the year that you have missed out on. For information on obtaining the Journal from previous years, click here.

Issue Number 1, Fall - September 2009

  • Roane County Veteran Photos - John W. Lowe, Don E. Wood, Wayne brothers WWII
  • Meet the 2009-2010 Oficers
  • Happy 50th Anniversary to Jack and Jean Nida
  • Historical Walking Tour Project
  • In Memorium - Rose Mary Patterson, Sharon Kay Greathouse, Aurthur H. Larch
  • 1910 Census of Smithfield District, Roane County, WV, continued
  • If Walls Could Talk - Plaques will identify Spencer's historic buildings
  • Unknown School Identified - McCutcheon Run School
  • A Good Woman Gone 1925 - Mrs Emily (Tanner) Donahew
  • Pioneers in Roane County, W. Va., by John A. House 1906 - continued
  • Roane County Album - RCHS Genealogical Fair 2009
  • School Days - Old Walton Elementary - High School
  • Fred's Corner - Featuring the research and material of historian W. Frederick Craig
  • Old Roane Magisterial Districts - Geary District
  • Family History - Aaron Hensley
  • Sites - C. N. Rogers Store - early 1900's Newton

Issue Number 2, Winter - December 2009
  • Memories - Noel E. Steorts
  • School Days - Walton Elementary - ca 1906
  • School Days - Walton Grade School Teachers - ca 1915
  • Pioneers in Roane County, W. Va., by John A. House 1906 - continued
  • Fred's Corner - Stony Point Church
  • Old Roane Magisterial Districts - Smithfield District
  • If Walls Could Talk - The F. E. Vandale Building
  • Hughes Family History
  • Roane County Album - Smithfield District Folks
  • Roane County Veterans - Garrett Lloyd and James Paul Heim
  • Old Newspaper Articles - A History of Roane in Civil War Provided
  • Family History - Rev. James M. Hackney Family
  • Sites - Violet Ray Coin Laundry, Jack Whiting home and Super K Market, Spencer - 1950's

Issue Number 3, Spring - March 2010
  • 2010 WV History Hero Carol Cronin
  • Memories - Bud Reynolds
  • Pioneers in Roane County, W. Va., by John A. House 1906 - continued
  • Old Newspaper Articles - A History of Roane in Civil War Provided - continued
  • Tracing Our Ancestors - Cottrell Cousins Visit Roane County
  • In Memorium - Carolyn Sue Reynolds, Pauline W. Larch, Maxell Dale Brannon, Maxine C. Bissell Brown
  • Hughes Family History - continued
  • Old Roane Magisterial Districts - Spencer District
  • Roane County Album - Old Spencer Magisterial District
  • If Walls Could Talk - The Robey Theater
  • School Days - Longbottom School - 1938
  • 2009-2010 Membership Directory Updates
  • Sites - Clover Ball Team - September 21, 1914

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