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JAMES MAYNARD

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER MARKER

 

Saturday, August 12, 2017

1:00 PM

Dunlow Community Center

 

Overview of the life of James Maynard

Unveiling of new roadside marker

Visit his grave and view his military headstone.

 

Light refreshments will be served.

Wayne County Genealogical & Historical Society

 

 


 

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

Click Here

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


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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