Local History & Genealogy | Williams County Public Library

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The Local History & Genealogy Center at the West Annex in Bryan offers researchers a wide range of resources including online databases, books, special ...  My Account |  Hours & Locations |  Contact Us The Local History & Genealogy Center at the West Annex in Bryan offers researchers a wide range of resources including online databases, books, special collections, and microfilm. The Local History Center is currently CLOSED due to COVID-19.  You can contact the Local History Center by phone at 419.636.6734 (ext 275) or email Jane Huffman jane@mywcpl.org Get Started Creating Your Family History:  use the individual and family information sheets to begin recording your family's history. Local History Collection Information Local History Databases & Online Resources Where to Find Williams County Records Book traversal links for Local History & Genealogy Local History Collection Information ›



Williamson County Historical Commission – Preserving Williamson ...

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About Williamson County Historical Commission. The mission of the commission is to protect and preserve the county's historic and prehistoric resources for the ... Preserving Williamson County's History About Williamson County Historical Commission The mission of the commission is to protect and preserve the county’s historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, economic benefit, and enjoyment of present and future generations. Purchase a Memorial Brick in honor or in memory of any citizen.  The bricks are installed on the four corners sidewalk surrounding the Williamson County Courthouse. The Williamson Museum offers a variety of ways for you to engage and interact with the past.  Discover our stories – explore their exhibits & events at their Georgetown location. As one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC), historical markers commemorate diverse topics in Texas history. Applications accepted each fall for the following calendar year.  For more information regarding applications, please send an email to markers@wilcohistory.org Cemetery Restoration Volunteers The “Cemetery Restoration Volunteers” (CRV) maintain on a rotation basis about 20 neglected cemeteries in Williamson County. The volunteers are under the direction of WCHC’s Cemetery Committee Chair, Wayne Ware.  In 2020, there are 13 volunteers using their own equipment to mow grass, remove overgrown vegetation, and repair & level headstones.  Donations received by WCHC are helping to defray the costs of restoring tombstones. Williamson County is extremely fortunate to have these volunteers sharing their expertise in cleaning & repairing tombstones as well as maintaining the cemeteries.



Williams County, Ohio Genealogy and History - presented by ...

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family research in Williams County, Ohio. ... Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and ... A Part of the Genealogy Trails Group Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers. This website is available for adoption! If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring skills, consider joining us! Get the details on our Volunteer Page. [A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.] If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways. More information can be found on the Volunteer Page. Dust off your family scrapbooks! We're looking for DATA for this site!!! We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here at where it will remain free for all to view. We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for you. All data we come across is added to this site, so please keep checking back! Named for David Williams, one of the captors of John André in the American Revolutionary War. Williams, a militiaman, was born October 21, 1754 at Tarry-town-on-the-Hudson, NY and enlisted in 1775, serving under General Montgomery. Williams died August 2, 1831 near Livingston, NY. "Bird's-eye view, looking NE from court house, Bryan, Ohio" Blakeslee * Edgerton * Edon * Holiday City * Montpelier * Pioneer * Stryker * West Unity Ainger * Alvordton * Berlin * Bridgewater Center * Columbia * Cooney * Franklin Junction



Williams County, North Dakota - Wikipedia

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There have been two Williams counties in the history of North Dakota. The first, created in 1873, was located south of the Missouri River ... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Location within the U.S. state of North Dakota North Dakota's location within the U.S. Coordinates: 48°21′N 103°29′W Named for Erastus Appleman Williams  • Total 2,148 sq mi (5,560 km2)  • Land 2,077 sq mi (5,380 km2)  • Water 70 sq mi (200 km2)  3.3%  • Density 10/sq mi (4.0/km2)  • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT) Congressional district At-large Williams County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 22,398.[1] Its county seat is Williston.[2] Between 2010 and 2019, according to Census Bureau estimates, it was the second fastest growing county in the United States, trailing only neighboring McKenzie County, to its south. The Williston Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Williams County. The Micropolitan Statistical Area is the fastest-growing Primary Statistical Area, growing 67.8% in population from 2010 to 2019. In 2014, Williams County had the lowest percentage of unemployed people of any county in the United States, at 1.2 percent.[3] There have been two Williams counties in the history of North Dakota. The first, created in 1873, was located south of the Missouri River near where Dunn and Mercer counties are today. This county continued to exist through North Dakota statehood, and even while the second Williams County was created in 1891. The first Williams County was extinguished by a county referendum on November 8, 1892; part of its territory was absorbed by Mercer County and the rest reverted to unorganized territory.



Williamson County Illinois Historical Society | Preserving Williamson ...

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Williamson County Historical Society. Museum & Genealogy Library. 105 S. Van Buren St. Marion, Illinois 62959. 618-997-5863 ... Williamson County Illinois Historical Society Williamson County Historical Society ____________________________________________ Due to funding and heating, the Williamson County Historical Museum and Library is open: Wednesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday Only from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The building is open to individual tours and research during posted hours of operation and can also be made available by appointment. The last tour of the day begins one hour before the museum closes. Call for availability during bad weather. For information or to schedule a tour appointment please call: Williamson County Museum 618-997-5863 Membership in the Williamson County Historical Society is open to anyone who is interested in the history, preservation, and genealogy of Williamson County. Membership dues are $20.00 per calendar year and includes the WCHS quarterly “Footprints in Williamson County,” discounts on copies, a 10% discount on books and materials and soon we will offer online access to historical records. Apply for or renew membership here using downloadable PDF 



Williamson County Archives & Museum | Williamson County, TN ...

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Here at Williamson County Archives our mission is to collect, preserve, and provide access to county records with enduring administrative and historical value. HomeGovernmentDepartmentsArchives & Museum Williamson County Archives & Museum Attention: Archives Reading Room and County Museum open regular hours. The Williamson County Archives Reading Room is open to researchers during regular business hours. Archives Department staff are also available for research and request assistance via phone, mail, and email. Our contact info is listed on the right side of this page. Please reach out to us with any questions. The County Museum is open during regular business hours. Admission is always free. Parking is available on-site. Williamson County Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to county records with enduring administrative and historical value. Our records date back to the founding of Williamson County, Tennessee, in 1799, and include multiple record groups. We also collect other documents of historical value and make them available to the public. Williamson County Archives also houses the County Museum. This family friendly museum is open to everyone, and admission is always free. Come explore the industries, people, and communities that shaped the history and development of Williamson County, TN. Sign up for our mailing list.                                                                        As stated above, the Archives holds Williamson County records that date from the creation of the county in 1799. These records are available in a variety of formats, from the original paper documents and record books to microfilm and scanned images. Available materials include: wills, court records, maps, newspapers, and more. 






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