Carroll County Genealogy Club holds July meeting

At the July meeting of the Carroll County Genealogy Club it was announced that the club has acquired the Wilkes County Heritage Books. Local families with ties to Wilkes County, N.C., will be interested in finding if their family is referenced in the book.
The club is interested in receiving family histories of Carroll County residents. By writing a family history you guarantee that your family information will be preserved forever.
Rayburn Mitchell gave a brief review of “The Great Wagon Road” by Parker Rouse Jr. describing the wagon and wilderness roads used by migrants moving south from Pennsylvania to Georgia, with a branch going through Cumberland Gap into Kentucky. A discussion of Revolutionary War heroines will be presented at the August meeting.
John Lowman, Sr. told the group about his cemetery research in Pulaski County over the last 25 years.
Bobby Henley donated information on Lafayette Monroe Dalton and Sylvatus to the club.
The next meeting of the Carroll County Genealogy Club will be on Wednesday, August 17 in the club library on the first floor of the Historic Courthouse in Hillsville at 6 p.m.
The Genealogy Library will be closed on Friday, September 2 because of Labor Day weekend and the gun and knife show in Hillsville.


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