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Wilson County Genealogical Society

The WCGS was founded 26 February 1991 with 18 people. Now one of the most active societies in NC with nearly 200 members and an Outstanding Newsletter!!!...


The Wilson County Genealogical Society meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7 P.M. in Wilson, NC at the Wilson Public Library except in June, July, August and December. June is the yearly social meeting and it is held at a site especially chosen for the event. There is no meeting in July, August and December.

Individual membership to WCGS is $20.00 per Year which includes a yearly subscription (10 publications) to "Trees of Wilson", family membership is $25.

To join mail a check to "WCGS" etc.

For information: call WCGS at 252-243-1660. Please leave a message.


The 2010 Officers of WCGS are:

President: Sue Evans Powell
Vice President: Jerry Stancil
Secretary: Frances Roberson
Treasurer: Wanda Lamm Taylor
Board Members: Carroll Gaissert, Carroll Arthur
Jeffery Scott
Journal Editors: Sue Evans Powell

The WCGS Committees are:

H. B. Johnston Papers: Sue Evans Powell
Cemetery Publications: Joan Howell
Internet Coordinator: Carol Forbes, Horace Peele
Wilson Founding Families: Sue Powell, Frances Roberson, Wanda Taylorh
Programs: Sue Powell, Wanda Taylor

The Newsletter "Trees" is published each month except for June and December..  We don't publish queries, they all go to the  WilsonNC@yahoogroups.com  list where everyone on the list get thems instantaneously..  Articles are accepted for publication in the Trees from members provided the article meets a good standard and are specifically about a family or families in Wilson or its parent counties  An annual index is published in March each year and a complete surname/researcher list is published annually as part of an issue.

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