Confederate pension applications are available to view free of charge on the North Carolina Digital Collections website. I have found it helpful to initiate a search for a pension application by entering "Wilson County" in the first search box. Make sure you put the term in quotation marks. From there, type the surname you are … Continue reading Searching Confederate Pensions
From The Wilson Times: Posted Sunday, November 25, 2018 6:40 pm By Olivia Neeley firstname.lastname@example.org | 252-265-7879 Several teens headed out to an unfamiliar place last week. But once they arrived, they immediately got to work. They knew they were about to be part of something much bigger than themselves. “It’s probably the last place … Continue reading ‘There’s history behind these graves’: Teens clean overgrown African-American graveyard
Cotton market on Main Street Lucama, circa 1880. To see more images from this collection, visit DigitalNC.
From the North Carolina Genealogy Society: Coming to You Wherever You Are Save the Dates: 22-23 March 2019 NCGS continues to look for ways to reach out to all members across the country and around the world, to inspire you to explore your North Carolina roots and to support your journey along the way. We … Continue reading 1st NCGS Virtual Conference
Annual WCGS membership dues are payable by January 1, 2019. Please send your renewal dues to WCGS, P.O. Box 802, Wilson, NC 27894. Dues are $20 per person or per institution or $25 per family at the same address. You may also pay via Credit Card or PayPal at the Bookstore (scroll down to "Additional … Continue reading A Gentle Reminder…