The Roane County Journal - Volume 15

Date 2007/10/27 13:20:00 | Topic: Publications

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. Volume 15 ran from September 2007 through June 2008. A brief summary is provided below. For additional ordering informatio, click here.
Journal Volume 15 (2007-2008)Price: 12.00Shipping: 1.50WV sales tax: .72

[img align=left]http://www.wvroane.org/uploads/img47237b492b9e3.jpg[/img][b]Issue Number 1, Fall - September 2007[/b]
  • Review - Images of America, Roane County, by Jack Nida and the Roane County Historical Society
  • Memories - The Flour Sack
  • 1910 Census of Smithfield District, Roane County, WV, continued
  • Laura and Anderson Remembered, by Opal Criner, continued
  • Family Group Sheet - Samuel Bell and Jane (Smith) Wright
  • Farm Maps - Reedyville, Buck Ridge, Peniel, Mill Creek areas
  • Album - Spencer Family, Capt. John White and Permelia (Andrews) Spencer, Olive Ingram, Lucy Mack, George W. and Lucy (Lipscomb) Spencer, Seldon and Mary Jane (Young) Spencer
  • Humor - Don't Mess with Grandma, Aerobics Class
  • Philosophy - The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee
  • School Days - Spencer Elementary School, featuring the 1946-1947 4th grade classes
  • Family History - Loman Edgar Garrett
  • Old Obituaries - Charles McMillan, Liddie Hoff
  • Newspaper Articles - from October 11, 1956 Times Record - Roane County Reporter
  • Sites - Farmers Roller Mills, Spencer, W. Va.
[b]Issue Number 2, Winter - December 2007[/b]
  • Corrections and additions for "Ruby's Kids" from Vol. 14. No. 4
  • Corrections Samuel and Jane Wright, George and Laura Spencer from Vol. 15. No. 1
  • Humor - A Tired Old Dog
  • School Days - Walton High School Buss Drivers 1937-38
  • Family History - Charity Coon Hinzman
  • 1910 Census of Smithfield District, Roane County, WV, continued
  • Laura and Anderson Remembered, by Opal Criner, continued
  • Spencer High School Alumni from "The Rupicola" 1930
  • Plat Maps of Spencer, 1910 showing B&O depot and surrounding area
  • Roane County Album - Sportsmen of Yesteryear (Spencer High School 1950-51)
  • Old Obituaries - Henrietta Burgess (Young) Chapman, Harry Cooper, Flora Agness Cottle, Emma Webb Epling, George L. Argabrite, Louie O. Steinbeck, Mary Agnes Hendricks Sheppard, Joseph F. Carpenter
  • Roane County Genealogical Fair - 2007 Photos
  • Sites - Race Track, Roane County Fair Grounds, Spencer, WV
[b]Issue Number 3, Spring - March 2008[/b]
  • History Heros - Jack Nida
  • Memories - The Great Snow of 1950
  • Membership and Surname List Additions and Corrections
  • 1910 Census of Smithfield District, Roane County, WV, continued
  • Spencer High School Alumni from 1930 "The Rupicola" 1919-1922
  • Birds Eye View of Old Spencer High School
  • School Days - Spring Town School 1911-1912
  • Farm Maps ca 1910 showing Barrs, Colt Ridge, Tuckers Run area
  • Family History - Andrew L. and Rebecca Sheppard Vandale
  • Laura and Anderson Remembered, by Opal Criner, continued
  • Sites - F. F. McIntosh Home, Spencer, WV
[b]Issue Number 4, Summer - June 2008[/b]
  • Memorial Day - Fallen Roane County Soldiers
  • How Old is Grandpa?
  • Laura and Anderson Remembered, by Opal Criner, continued
  • Roane County Album - Heritage Festival Days 2008
  • 1910 Census of Smithfield District, Roane County, WV, continued
  • Spencer High School Alumni from 1930 "The Rupicola" 1923-1924
  • Old Obituaries - Donald Wilson, Jesse Warren, Bessie Gay Taylor Warren, H. Lilly Roberts
  • School Days - Glaze School, Walnut Creek, 1937-1938
  • Family History - Joseph Addison Wright
  • Pioneers in Roane County, W. Va., by John A. House 1906
  • Humor -Pecans in the Cemetery
  • In Memoriam - W. Fredrick Craig
  • Sites - Captain H. J. Simmons Sr. organized Company "D" 1906-07




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