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NEWS FLASH!

Todd's weekly columns are now posted through:
DECEMBER 18, 2014
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 Our regular monthly meeting of the Magoffin County Historical Society will be on
Sunday, January 18, 2014, at 2 p.m.
 
In our library building located at:
191 South Church Street, Salyersville, KY
41465

NEW PUBLICATIONS READY!

SALUTE TO VETERANS
Volume Seven: Additional material received since publication of first 6 volumes plus
index to all volumes (names of veterans, spouses and parents) 322 pages pictures
and info plus 121 pages index (names of veterans, spouses, and parents - covers all 7 volumes) 

Description of other volumes:

Volume One: Pictures and information on Veterans with Magoffin Co. KY
connections from -A- through the surname Combs 

Volume Two: Pictures and information on Veterans with Magoffin Co. KY
connections from surname Conley through surname of Hicks 

Volume Three: Pictures and information on Veterans with Magoffin Co. KY
connections from surname of Higgins through surname of Maynard 

Volume Four: Pictures and information on Veterans with Magoffin Co. KY
connections from surname of McCarty through surname of Profitt 

Volume Five: Pictures and information on Veterans with Magoffin Co. KY
connections from surname of Puckett through surname of Slone 

Volume Six: Pictures and information on Veterans with Magoffin Co. KY
connections from surname of Slusher through surname of Yates 

Please specify volume number(s) wanted ($30 each volume +postage)
(If ordering 1 book add $3; 2 books add $5; 3 or more books add $6 for postage)

You can view and print the order form here.

VOLUME FIVE LIFE ALONG THE LICKING RIVER - INDEX and More!
The Index to the first four volumes of the Life Along the Licking River series is now complete.  In addition
to the 163 page index, this volume five also has 300 pages of additional stories, pictures and information
on the people and history of Magoffin County.  Cost $33 by mail from the
Magoffin County Historical Society, PO Box 222, Salyersville, KY 41465.
Copies of the first volumes are still available. Volume 1 covers material from the head of the Licking River
to the vicinity of Royalton, KY.  Volume 2 contains material around Royalton to Ivyton. Volume 3 has stories
and pictures of the Salyersville area from early days to the present and Volume 4 from
Salyersville  to Morgan Co. KY.

150 YEARS OF COOKING IN MAGOFFIN COUNTY, KENTUCKY
Now printed and for sale ($33 postpaid) by the Magoffin County Historical Society,
PO Box 222
, Salyersville, KY 41465
. The 439 page volume, 8 1/2x11 inches,
soft cover with plastic overlays and ring binding, contains 410 pages of recipes, pictures
and stories with an index to recipes and contributors. This book is one of the Sesquicentennial
projects undertaken by the historical society to celebrate Magoffin Countys 150th birthday.
 
Whitaker Family INDEX - more than just an index!
It is also comprised of fourteen individual articles and/or information that were not in the first four
Whitaker Family Book Volumes. Kay Bentley produced a typed listing of the Whitaker Family Books
Index by name/subject and page number for Volume I through IV.  Bob and Betty Whittaker sorted the
index alphabetically and inserted the extra material included in this new volume.
We thank Kay Bentley and Bob and Betty Whittaker for their work!


You can view and print the order form here
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BECOME A MEMBER!
The Magoffin County Historical Society invites you to join us!
Members receive our printed journals that are mailed out quarterly (usually February,
June, September, and December). Each Journal contains at least 40 pages of material
on eastern Kentucky genealogy and history. We print family articles and queries, also
stories about our people and area. We collect and print church, school, newspaper,
and court records from the past.

See our Membership Page for information - here

 

Current family research books and many other publications to help you
find your family genealogy information are located
 HERE

Download a copy of the order form to your computer here:
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**New Photos Have Been Added To Our Photo Albums**

Click on Family Photo Albums to see the newest additions

Thanks to MANY people who've sent old family photos to post on our site!
 

 

  Now accepting your family reunion information for 2015  
to be posted on our Reunions page

Send
complete details about your Magoffin (or neighboring county)
family reunions. We'll post them here so everyone will have the info and can attend.
To email your information:
click here

 

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