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Items of general interest to members and friends of the Roane County Historical Society
General Interest : Important Information for the Family Researcher
Posted by Jack Nida on 2006/6/26 13:20:00 (1097 reads)

During the past ten years I have helped hundreds of researchers with information regarding their family history and have thoroughly enjoyed doing it. It gives me great pleasure to see so many young people become interested in their roots - perhaps that is the reason that I am a GenWeb volunteer lookup for Roane Co., WV and a member of their Historical Society. Becoming involved creates a learning process that is required of those who want to become good genealogists. Here are some of the "rules" that I have learned and will share with you.

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General Interest : About the Roane County Historical Society
Posted by Webmaster on 2005/8/26 14:40:00 (18438 reads)

In 1977 a Roane County Historical Society was formed and a charter was adopted. However, the society failed to gain much community support and was soon dissolved. The revival of the county's former genealogical society began in June 1993. Sandra Booth Worcester, Arlene Boggess and Terry Cummings, and other local residents, decided to form an organization dedicated to the history and genealogy of Roane County. From that small group of genealogists the society has grown to a current membership of 170. The main objective of the society is to create and build interest in preserving and collecting accurate historical and genealogical records of Roane County and its' people. The society also endeavors to publish and distribute related materials.

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General Interest : Officers, Newsletter Staff & Committees
Posted by Webmaster on 2005/8/26 14:30:00 (15472 reads)

Current officers, committees and contacts for the Roane County Historical Society.

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General Interest : Membership
 Posted by Webmaster on 2005/8/26 13:50:00 (15462 reads)

The society welcomes new members and would like to extend an invitation to you to join our society. Membership is just $12.00 per household and begins July 1 of each year. Included with your membership is our newsletter, The Roane County Journal, that is published quarterly. If you join during the year, you will receive the prior issues for the current membership year. The membership includes free queries and a Surname List.

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