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Volume III No 1 March 2005 $4.00
Volume III No 2 June 2005 $4.00
Volume III No 3 September 2005 $4.00
Volume III No 4 December 2005 $4.00
Volume IV No 1 March 2006 $4.00
Volume IV No 2 June 2006 $4.00
Volume IV No 3 September 2006 $4.00
Volume IV No 4 December 2006 $4.00
Volume V No 1 Spring 2007 $4.00
Volume V No 2 Summer 2007 $4.00
Volume V No 3 Fall 2007 $4.00
Volume V No 4 Winter 2007 $4.00
Volume VI No 1 Spring 2008 $4.00
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Contents of each issue:

Volume I, No 1  September 2003 - Sold Out!!
Volume I, No 2  December 2003 - Sold Out!!
 
Volume II, No 1, March 2004:
Civil War Battle at Warm Springs
Civil War Soldier James Oscar Payne
Madison County Men in the Confederate Army: 64th Regiment, Company C 
The Melungeons: Melungeons in General 
Interesting Letters (from Madison Officials)

What Will Happen to Your Genealogical Records?:

     “Cleaning Mother’s House” and other items 

1891 County Commissioners Minutes 
Reid Family Information: Lineage Chart, Family Group Sheets, Pictures and Documents
Gleanings from Old Madison County Newspapers 
“Quarantined”  (deadly disease: Genealogical Fever)
First Families of Old Buncombe (includes list of surnames common to Madison which qualify)
Queries
Genealogical (& other) Publications Pertaining to Madison County
No Footprints on the Sands of Time 
Springtime in the Hills 
Mountain Plantin’ By the Signs 
WAGS Membership Application  (one of our sister organizations)
NC Troops Reprint Information  (Vols I - XIV being reprinted)
 
Volume II, No 2, June 2004:
Gleanings from the Past (news from old Madison County Newspapers)
The Flood of 1916 (and other floods) (from a program presented by Skip Storey)
Melungeon Surnames
Deed from 1783 (from Greene County, TN - a Warm Springs deed)
Madison County Men in the Confederate Army: 64th Regiment, Company C 
Descendants of Obe and Nancy (Brooks) Parris
Descendants of Thomas Tredway
Descendants of Milam Rosszilla Chandley
Roberts Family of "Kalamazoo", Little Pine (Maidson Co.)
The Ezekiel H. McClure Family and their Cemetery
Queries
Publications Pertaining to Madison County (and ordering info)
 
Volume II, No 3, September 2004:
Gleanings from the Past - News from Madison County's old newspapers
Madison County – A Song (a ballad)
Autumn in the Hills is.....
Hylton Family Cemetery
Can You Help? (identify the folks in this photo)
Finding Who I Am (solving mysteries from her childhood to put old ghosts to rest)
Thomas Jefferson Sawyer and Harriet Davis Sawyer
Teague Family Pictures
Klu Klux Klan in Yancey County (from Charlotte Observer, 1903)
Madison County Men in the Confederate Army, 64th Regiment, Company F
Civil War Soldier Aaron J. Wardrep
Reeves Family History and Photos
New Publications Available Pertaining to Madison County
 
Volume II, No 4, December 2004
Report of Cemetery Vandalism (in two Madison County cemeteries)
NC Statutes Regarding Cemetery Vandalism
Madison County Men in the Confederate Army: 64th Regiment, Company G
Civil War Soldier John Hezekiah Treadway
Madison County Civil War Veterans in Arkansas
Interview with Widow Reese (1882) (this lady was born in 1786/87)
Pleasant View Schoolhouse – Memories of Jack Martin
Tips on Preserving and Restoring Your Old Photos
Sams Family Pictures and Family Group Sheets
Teague Family Photos
Bethel School and Calvary Baptist Church Group Photos
More News from the Past – Hot Springs Weekly Herald – 1933
Marriages Performed Prior to 1851 & Recorded in the Madison Co. Marriage Registers
2004 Members of the Madison County Genealogical Society
Queries
New Publications Pertaining to Madison County
 
Volume III, No 1   March 2005

Message From Our President

A Message from Kenneth Wilde

Update on Cemetery Vandalism

NC Statutes Regarding Cemetery Access

New of the Past from the Madison Record 1904

Madison County Men in the Confederate Army: 64th Regiment, Company G

Civil War Soldier Barney Landers

Madison County Men Who Died in World War II

Guion Miller Roll Information

Killing of Sheriff Ransom Merrell

The Buncombe Turnpike

Price Family Information

A Revolutionary War Militia from Pennsylvania

From our Family Collections (Family Group Sheets and Pictures from the  Sams Family)

Revolutionary Pension Microfilm

Queries 

Item from Old Bull Creek Church Minutes

Updates on Families of Interest

 
Volume III, No 2   June 2005

Message From Our President

Update on Cemetery Vandalism

Photos of Vandalism Repair

Runion Logging Camp

Madison County Men in the Confederate Army: 64th Regiment, Company G

Civil War Soldier Eli Wardrep

Tidbit from The Asheville News 1862

The Victim: a book by one of our own members about murder in Madison Co.

Follow-up on our WWII information

Thomas Plemons Family Information

New of the Past

 A Heartrending Letter from the Past

Heritage Recipe: Old Timey Tea Cakes

From our Family Collections (Family Group Sheets from the Sams Family

Sams Family Pictures 

Queries

The Southern Appalachian Repertory Theater

Shelton Laurel, a Heritage Play at SART

 
Volume III, No 3  September  2005

 Message from Our President

Predicting the Winter by the Signs

Madison County Men in the Confederate Army: 64th Regiment, Company L

Civil War Soldier William H. Wardrup

How Confederate  Money Depreciated

Madison County Civil War Confederate Pension Claims

Gleanings from the Past

Wells Family History

County Records in the NC State Archives:  Estate Records

Abstracts of Joseph Worley Estate Record

Jupiter, North Carolina: A History of a Mountain Community

Townships in Madison County

Autobiography of Matilda Edwards Alexander Shepherd

 
Volume III, No 3  December  2005

Message from Our President

Queries

Old Jail – New Jail :Words Spoken Today & A Hundred Years Ago

An Appreciation from Sheriff Cole

New of the Past from the Madison Record

Madison County Men in the Confederate Army: 64th Regiment, Company M

Civil War Soldier Nathan A. Johnson .

Madison County Civil War Confederate Pension Claims (con’t)

List of Indigent Volunteers Wifes in Wallin Laurel

A Court Case from the Civil War Era

School Committee Report from the Past  

North Carolina Marriage Records

Estate of Francis Worley (1890s)

Descendants of William "Billie" Balding

Autobiography of Matilda Edwards Alexander Shepherd

 
Volume IV, No 1   March 2006

Cuff Rigsby and His Possible Progeny and Their Kin

Some Madison County Marriages

Madison County Men in the NC 29th

Civil War Soldier Leonard West Henderson

The 16th North Carolina Regiment Company B

The Callahan Brothers in the Civil War

Gleanings from the Past

A TIME TO REMEMBER  EMMITTE PAYNE FAMILY

Autobiography of Matilda Edwards Alexander Shepherd

Queries

Volume IV, No 2   June 2006

Message from Our President

Update on Brent Kennedy

Gleanings from the Past

Are They Clarks or Are They Inman?

The 16th Regiment of NC Troops, Company B

Roster of Company B, The 16th Regiment of NC Troops

Timeline of Company B, The 16th Regiment of NC Troops

The Battle Flag of the 16th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops

A Few More Interesting Facts About Company B, 16th Regiment

Civil War Soldier John Porshia

Civil War Widow’s Pension Application: Case of Susannah Anderson

A Time to Remember:  Emmitte Payne Family (continued)

New Publications of Interest to Madison County Researchers

Upcoming Events

Volume IV, No 3 September 2006

Message from Our President

From Trails to Rails

Kinship Chart

A Madison County Divorce Notice

Pre 1900 Legal Terms for Genealogists

Will of David Shelton

Some Interesting Madison County Deeds

Excerpts from California Creek Baptist Church Minute Book

Photos of the Flood of 1940 – Marshall

Edwards Guardian Record

Matilda Edwards Sheppherd Autobiography (con’t)

Obituary from the Record July 6, 1906 In Memory of Mrs. W. R. Waddell

Gleanings from the Past

 
Volume IV, No 4   December 2006
 

Message from Our President

Update on Dr. N. Brent Kennedy

The Sams Family Album

Gleanings from the Past

Appalachian Mountain Christmas Traditions of Old

Matilda Edwards Sheppherd Autobiography (con’t)

Edward Wardrop(e), Revolutionary War Soldier

Herbal Medicine and Mountain Health Superstitions

Will of John W. Riddle

Official’s Bond:Warden of the Poor

Reprint of the late Carol Allen’s Publications

Queries

 
Volume V, No 1   Spring 2007
 
Message from Our President
A Good Laugh
Thank You, Dan!!
War of 1812 Soldier Barney (Checoa) Landers
Muster Roll of the Eighth Regiment, Sixteenth Company  War of 1812

Muster Roll of the Eighth Regiment, Fifteenth Company

Marriage License of Barney Landersand Peny Shelton - 1822
Another Sad Story from the Civil War: Death on Cold Spring Mountain
Will of J. Metcalf
Pension Application of Wesley S. Sawyer
A Bit of Our Society History
MCGS Bylaws adopted November 1, 2004; Effective January 1st, 2005
World War I Draft Registration Cards
News of the Past
World War I Draft Registration Cards
Autobiography of Matilda Edwards Shelton (final)
Civil War Trail Marker Dedication
Queries
 
Volume V, No 2   Summer 2007
 
Message from Our President
The William Bailey Cemetery
Update on Brent Kennedy
Civil War Letter from Jobe Ross Redmon
Madison County Soldier Dies in the Philippines: William A. Haskett
Voices from the Past: Lewis Culler Clark
The DeLap Cemetery , Jacksboro, TN
Gleanings from the Past Harriett “Sis” Rice
Recent Obituary Information from the Asheville Citizen-Times
Land Units of Measure
Standard Surveying Terms.
Surveyors' Slang
News from the Past
The Melungeons:  Some Plecker Letters
Madison County Publications Available
 
Volume V, No 3   Fall 2007
 
Message from Our President
Elzy/Rachel Frisby Pension Request
Frisbee/Frisby Family Census Study
McKinley Landers Killed by Logging Train!.
Charlie Burns Clark marries Pearl Flasher
Recent Obituary Information from the Asheville Citizen-Times
Things You Don't Hear Any More!!.
Thomas B. West, WWI Soldier
Conley Martin, WWI Soldier
Mail Carrier in Madison County in the Early 1900s
The Melungeons:  Some Plecker Letters (continued)
News from the Past
Queries
Help! Price Genealogy
Some Info on Obtaining Church Records
Madison County Publications Available
 
Volume V, No 4   Winter 2007
 
Message from Our President
Building Roads In Western NC By  Hand!
U. S. Civil War Pensions and A Pinch of Fraud and Corruption Thrown in for Flavor
WANTED!!!  Old Postcards of Madison County
Recent Obituary Information from the Asheville Citizen-Times
Some Runnion Pictures and Data
Heritage Festival at Mars Hill College – October 6, 2007
Author wins historians’ society award for Stackhouse Book
Some Letters to Santa as Published December 1907 in the French Broad News, Marshall, Madison County, NC
Some Christmas Genealogical Humor
Some Christmas Memories from Our Members
Queries
Some Sams Family Pictures
Madison County Publications Available
 
Volume VI, No 1   Spring 2008
Message from Our President
Senior Donates Research Project to Library
Madison County and the Spanish American War
U. S. Civil War Pensions & A Pinch of Fraud & Corruption Thrown in for Flavor – Hiram Rhea Documents  (cont'd)
Civil War Pensions Asa W. Sams - Nancy Wadrope/Waldrop/Wardrup (wife or widow?)
Recent Obituary Information from the Asheville Citizen-Times
Crowder Obituaries
Old Madison County Sawmill
James Leonard Johnson & Harriett Samantha Wardrep Johnson Family
Homesteads and Exemptions
Letter to J. M. Roberts from His Mother - 1881
J. M. F. Roberts Tax Bill - 1869
Pine Creek District Valuation for 1863
Madison County Publications Available
 
Volume VI, No 2   Summer 2008
Message from Our President
Simeon (Sim) & Lydia Margaret (Sib) Stanton Gosnell
Simeon Gosnell Civil War Pension Card
1890 Census Special Veteran’s Schedule page
Gleanings from the Past
Old Madison County Sawmill – The Johnson Family continued
Estate of Jobe Ramsey
Susan Riddle Higgins Obituary
More Treasures from Jean Mullinax Collection
Madison County Publications Available
 
Volume VI, No 3   Fall 2008
Message from Our President
Walnut High School Football
Some Walnut School History
Estate of Jobe Ramsey (continued)
Call to Arms
More Treasures from Jean Mullinax Collection
Gleanings from the Past
Ads from The Record – Fall 1908
Election 08 (1908)
Madison County Publications Available
 
Volume VI, No 4   Winter 2008
Message from Our President
Policy on Journals Returned by the Post Office
More Walnut School History
Lover’s Leap
Gleanings from the Past
The Deaver/McElroy Cemetery (Mars Hill, NC)
Election ’08 (1908, That Is) – continued
New Years Resolutions from 1852
Barbarities of Tories in Tennessee
Folk Heritage Festival
Hadareza Franklin by Kenneth C. Wilde
Madison County Genealogy Society Membership – 2008
Madison County Publications Available

2009 & 2010 Issues

 

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