WGS Materials

WGS Bulletin

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WGS Bulletin

The WGS Bulletin is published and mailed four times per year - Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.  The Society welcomes queries and articles to be placed in the WGS Bulletins at the Editor's discretion.
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New Items

The members of the Wilkes Genealogy Society and the Wilkes County Public Library pooled their resources and recently purchased a microfilm reader/copier. This new equipment is housed in the Genealogy Room of the Library. Each copy is 15 cents per sheet. Individual obituaries from the Journal Patriot Newspaper for the following time periods:

  • Partial years for 1970 - 1973
  • Complete Listings for 1974 - 2001
  • Send complete name and year of death, along with $3 for each obituary to WGS.

Materials on the Web

There are three major types of materials available through the Society - those that are on the web, those that the WGS sells and those that are contained in the Genealogy Section of the Wilkes County Library for the general public's use.
Word Index for Early Bulletins

Materials on the Web

Before the Subject Index Bulletins can be viewed, you must have the Adobe Reader. Click here to install  Adobe Reader
Subject Index for 1967 - 2000 Bulletins By: Hazel Roche
Subject Index for 2001 - 2009 Bulletins

Materials to Purchase

For a list of the available materials to purchase and prices(WGS Publications), please click on the graphic below:

MS Word    or    PDF

For a printable WGS Order Form, please click on the graphic below:

 MS Word      or       PDF

Materials in the Library

  • Entrance into the United States

  • Military Records

  • General North Carolina and Individual Counties in North Carolina

  • General Virginia and Individual Counties in Virginia

  • Various other States

  • Genealogical Bulletins from various societies

  • Family History Files

  • Special Collection Files

  • Family Tree Program and CD Collection

  • Original Copies of Individuals' Wilkes County Land Grants

  • New Materials in Library