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The Watauga Association of Genealogists - Northeast Tennessee [[Image:]]
Celebrating 40+ years 1971-2012
P.O. Box 117
Johnson City, TN 37605-0117
- What are the benefits for becoming a member of the society?
- Members receive copies of the Bulletin, which is published twice a year. A query section is available for members. WAGS has informative programs March - November.
- What are the benefits the society has to offer for those who are not members?
- WAGS has open meetings which the public is invited to attend. The second Tuesday evenings of each month from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. members of WAGS are in the Tennessee Room of the Johnson City Public Library to assist anyone with their research
History of the society
Watauga Association of Genealogists-Northeast Tennessee (WAGS) was organized in 1971 and published the first Bulletin May 1972. The Bulletin is devoted to copies and abstracts of original source data relating to Northeast Tennessee and adjacent areas. The Association publishes the Bulletin semi-annually -- April and October.
Chairman, Jim Wilson
Vice Chairman, Amy Steadman
Recording Secretary, Janette Foster
Corresponding Secretary, Wanda Manning
Treasurer, Tammy Williams
Recording Secretary, Janette Foster Guinn
Corresponding Secretary, Wanda Manning
Editor of the Bulletin, Betty Jane Hylton
Editorial Associates, Margaret Hougland, Elaine Cantrell, Donna Briggs
Board of Directors, Etta Mays, Margaret Hougland, Linda Heck Blanton, Richard Odum, Paula Carr, Tammy Williams, Janette Guinn, Lois Wetzel.
Publicity, Wanda Manning
Webmaster, Joani Range-Douglas
Genealogy help session are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Tennessee Room of the Johnson City Public Library, 100 W. Millard St., Johnson City, TN 37604.
The Watauga Assocation of Genealogists, Northeast Tennessee supports the Friends of the Archives. Visit the Facebook page and join: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?v=info&edit_info=all#!/pages/Friends-of-the-Archive/179357862101345
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The Watauga Association of Genealogists of Northeast Tennessee publishes an eighty-four page Bulletin twice a year, Spring and Fall. Members transcribe documents that have not been published, such as county marriages, abstracted deeds, Bible records, cemeteries, wills. Back issues are available for purchase. A list can be found at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnwag or writing to WAGS, Post Office Box 117, Johnson City, TN 37605-0117
WAGS does not maintain a collection but purchases books and materials to be donated to the Johnson City Public Library's Tennessee Room.
The Watauga Association of Genealogists will meet at the Johnson City Public Library, 100 West Millard Street, on Tuesday March 5 at 6:30 pm.
Our speaker will be Dr. Jim Wilson, retired ETSU Chair of Family Medicine. Dr. Wilson will conduct an Open Forum, entitled “Hurdling Brick Walls”. Please bring your “brick wall” to our meeting for help in obtaining answers to your questions
Any one interested in genealogy or history is welcome to attend. For additional information, please contact Dr. Jim Wilson, 423 283-0318.
WAGS will be having a fall workshop this year.
The WAGS Board of Directors meet the last Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Q. What are the directions to the society?
- A. Meetings are held in the Johnson City Public Library, Jones Meeting Room, 100 W. Millard St., Johnson City, TN (corner of N. Roan St. and Millard). WAGS publications are located in the Tennessee Room of the library.
- Q. What are the society's hours of operation?
- A. WAGS meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. except for January and February. Dinner meetings are held in July and December. WAGS members assist genealogy researchers in the Tennessee Room of the Johnson City Public Library on the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. to closing.
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