As the 1913 State Girl’s Basketball Champs knew, with teamwork we can accomplish any task. Below is a list of researchers with interest in the families of Wilson County. You may contact any of them to help with your research.
Your name can be added as a Wilson County Researcher regardless of where you live. The only requirement is that researchers must be a member of the WCGS to ensure that answers provided to queries are provided by a representative of the Society. If you would like to be added to the list, please contact the website administrator with your contact information and the surnames on which you focus.
FORBES, BAKER, VARNELL, ELLIS, WEBB (Wilson Co.); MCKEEL, HEATH, BEAMAN, BRITT, HOLLOMAN, WILKINS, GOODMAN (Greene Co.)
1855 Thompson Ave., East Point, GA 30344
Lisa lives in Georgia and has accumulated materials on Wilson County’s African-American families. Lisa volunteers her services to others but is unable to do primary research due to her location. She is interested in communicating with anyone looking for African-American families. REID, ARTIS, HAGANS, BARNES, JONES, POWELL, THOMAS, SEABERRY
BARNES, KIRBY, SCOTT
Sue does research as well as constantly supporting the operations of the WCGS. EVANS (Wales, Black Creek NC, possible Virginia connections), HARRISON, JOHNSON (particularly Zadoc), ELLIS, PEELE
Contact Krista via WCGS website
Krista has compiled information on the Williamson family that originated in Isle of Wight, Virginia and migrated c. 1745 to the Edgecombe/Nash area that became Wilson. She is also recruiting for the Williamson Y-DNA Project. WILLIAMSON, AYCOCK, BAREFOOT, BASS, HOOKS, KINCHEN/KITCHING, VANPELT