Davie County, North Carolina
SOCIETY: The Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society meets in the Martin-Wall History Room of the Davie County Public Library, on the fourth Thursday at 7 PM; see schedule below. The society often arranges guest speakers or field trips. New members and visitors are always welcome. Current officers ; Past presidents ; Photos ; Field Trips, ByLaws
ITEMS FOR SALE: Eighteen books, 4 maps, a CD of back issues of Davie Dossier, and sets of postcards about Davie County. Click here for order form.
MEMBERSHIP: Membership in the society costs $5.00 per person or family annually and entitles one to receive the quarterly newsletter, Davie Dossier. Lifetime membership is $100. We are 501 (c) (3) and donations are tax deductible. Click order for membership blank at bottom of page. Click here for a Google map showing locations of members.
QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER: Davie Dossier has been published since 1987. A CD can be ordered of back issues. Click order.
January 28: Historical Myths or Truth, Margaret Cevasco
February 25: Honoring Doris Frye, Back Country Culture by Mark Hager
March 17: Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps by Bill Jamerson
April 28: video presentation by historical interpreter, Frank McMahon from Fort Dobbs, foods and cooking in the old days
May 7: assist with Daniel Boone Festival
June 30: Cemetery
Laws, Judge Jimmy Myers
August: meet with Yadkin Valley Historical Association
September 22: How to Research Your Family Tree at the Family History Center in Winston-Salem by Cindy Green
October 22, Saturday: 10:00 am, Saturday tour of Cooleemee Plantation
November 17: Brent Shoaf, Registrar of Deeds for Davie County, at library
DAVIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY MARTIN-WALL HISTORY ROOM:
Collections, online Index: Eidson Collection, List of surnames , Howell Boone Collection, and small collections (Jane McGuire, George Raynor, Julia Marmaduke Sheek, Elizabeth Pink Tatum, Louise Eaton Utley, Christine Tatum Zachary)
History of Davie County Schools: by Marie Benge Craig Roth; awards from NC Society of Historians and NC Genealogical Society
Davie County in World War One, by Marie, Willie Parker Peace History Book Award and the President’s Award from NC Society of Historians
Davie County Veterans’ Memorial, Willie Parker Peace History Book Award from NC Society of Historians, by Marie
Remembering Davie County Protection and Service Personnel, by Marie
Davie County in the Spanish-American War, by Marie
Description of all
five books by Marie
Web site created by Marie Benge Craig Roth, MarieBCR@gmail.com in October 2008 and updated quite often.