The present Court House of Wayne County. Built about 1922-1923, after the burning of the prior court house in 1921. (Photo courtesy Lisa Osburn Amorim)
This picture is of the new Wayne County Court House annex. It is located directly across the street from the Court House.
This is the new Fort Gay K-8 Grade School, which opened this fall for classes. On the mound to the right, under the large tree,
is located the John Wellman Cemetery
The Wayne County Genealogy Society building during Fall Festival Time.
Photos by Howard Osburn
NEW !! ROSS FAMILY BOOK
Ronnie Adkins has completed a new book on the Ross Family of Wayne County. Ronnie is also the author of other genealogy books of this area. Ronnie informs me that this new book contains about 1000 pages and lists some 30,000 descendants of John Ross and his wives, Mary Harvey Davis and Hannah Scott. The price is $87.50 plus $5.25 postage. .............. UPDATE................. Ronnie has donated the remainder of his Ross Books to the WCGHS. The supply is very limited and these are the last of the books. We are selling them at the reduced price of $50.00 plus $5.00 postage. Send your order to WCGHS, P.O. Box 787, Wayne, WV 25570
NEW !! VOLUME FIVE CEMETERY BOOK
We have just completed Volume Five of Wayne County Cemeteries.
The book will be available just after the first of the year 2017
(The book has now arrived and ready for shipment)
To view the listings
Now that we have Cem. Boom Volume Five available, we wish to make a special offer. The five volumes bought separately would cost $120 plus $15 postage. If you would like to purchase the five volumes in a bundle, the special price will be $100 plus $5 postage. Send us a message with your order, or simply sent the check to WCGHS, P.O. box 787, Wayne, WV 25570
Revolutionary War Soldier's Grave Found !!
We have found what we are certain is the location of the grave of Revolutionary War Soldier James Maynard's Grave. This is a wonderful discovery, for he has been buried for over 150 years. Click Here
As of the first week in June, The Department of Highways has erected the Highway Marker for James Maynard. It is located one mile south of south of Dunlow, on the road to Cabwaylingo State Park. The sign is at the mouth of The Coal Haul Road, to the left.
We have reduced the price of the two volume set of books on the Napier family!! Will make a great Christmas gift. To see details, CLICK HERE
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