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Welcome to the Hawkins County
Genealogical & Historical Society's Website

HCG&HS operates as a non-profit, volunteer organization
in Rogersville, Tennessee, USA.

Crossroads Express


Important News from HCGHS: Dateline: Nov.7, 2016

    Our regularly scheduled November meeting falls on Election Day this year.   Due to this conflict, the Society has rescheduled our meeting one week later on Tuesday, Nov. 15.   The time, 6 pm and place, Senior Center at Stamps Library in Rogersville, remain the same.   This a one-time change.

    On the agenda:  plans for our membership drive that include a meet and greet event, scheduling of guest speakers, discussion for how-to workshop and Help Night, emergency call list, Christmas party details, and more.   Please attend this important meeting.   The society needs your ideas and support.

2017 Membership Dues

    It's time to renew your annual membership.   Dues are still only $20.   Send your name, address with +4 zip code, email address, and phone number (optional) along with your check, of course, to the address at the bottom of the page.   Your membership includes all four issues of Distant Crossroads.

Visit us in Cyberspace

    Our website is getting a facelift thanks to VP Carol Jones (work-in-process).   Put us on your 'Favorites' list and check back often for news and information.   There is a book sale in progress.   You can also friend us on FACEBOOK, thanks to Peggy Cook.

Call for Distant Crossroads submissions

    Want to find other people who are researching your family?    Our Research Registry Master List will run in the 2017 January issue.   Send in your name, preferred contact info, and family names you are researching.   Someone out there just might have some answers to your questions.   Deadline for the January issue is December 10, 2016.

    Want to brag about your ancestors?   Distant Crossroads is the perfect place.   In 2017 we will feature a series on "My Most Interesting Hawkins County Ancestor".   Articles should run about one to three pages and photos are encouraged.

    Submissions can be sent to The Society email or P.O. Box listed below.   You can also send them to the editor directly at   Word works best for attachments.   Deadlines for each issue can be found on our website and will be posted in a timely manner on our FACEBOOK page.

2017 HCGHS Officers

Officers for 2017 were elected at our October meeting.These include:

  • President:  Martha Jon Clark
  • Vice-President:  Carol Jones
  • Treasurer:  Bonnie Cook
  • Recording Secretary:  Jack Pierce
  • Corresponding Secretary:  Peggy Cook

Please click on the links to visit our pages.



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