Whitley County Historical Genealogy Society/Museum

The Whitley County Historical Genealogy Society & Museum was formed in 1996
by Carl Bird and Mary Rains-Creekmore.
It is open to anyone who is interested in preserving Whitley County history. We are a non-profit organization and are dedicated to preserving the history and records of our County.
Our meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the society building which is located in the old L & N Railroad Depot at 529 Main Street Williamsburg, Ky. Everyone is invited to attend.

Members are available at the Depot each Wednesday from 10am to 1pm and
the first and last Saturday of the month from 10 to 12.
To schedule additional research time, please contact Brenda Wyatt Meadors at 606-549-3706

Annual dues are $15.00 per year and along with your dues send us a list of the surnames you are researching and please include your email address along with your mailing address. Pedigree charts and family group sheets are welcome and should be mailed to:

P.O. Box 536
Williamsburg, Ky 40769

Members recieve Whitley Branches, our quarterly newsletter. All queries will be posted in the newsletter.

Patricia Jones has a weekly Article "WHITLEY ROOTS" in our hometown newspaper, "Whitley News Journal". Anyone interested in sending stories or photo's to be published, please send to the above address with
Attention: Pat Jones.

To order death certificates from 1911-1952 for $1, you must
first go to the Kentucky Death Index and find the person
you are needing a certificate for and get the death date,
death place, certificate number, volumn number, & death volumn
number. Send this to Chester Ward, (get details here
To order death certificates after 1952, for $6, go here
Office of Vital Statistics
275 E. Main St. 1EA
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-4212

WCHGS Officers
President:  Patricia Litteral Jones
Vice President:  Junella Engle Hamblin
Treasurer:  Brenda Wyatt Meadors
Secretary:  Donna Renfro Rains

Co-Editors of Whitley Branches Newsletter.

Patricia Litteral Jones (606) 786-6016 ~~~ Brenda Wyatt Meadors (606) 549-3706
WCHGS (606) 549-7089

Our History Books we have for sale
Openhouse Photos Unknown Photos
Our Photos Page Heritage Day 2006
WCK Schools Links-Sites of Interest
Photos-Older Settlers of WCK  

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