Other Major Donors of Genealogy Materials
On Sept. 21, 2016, Jakalyn Jackson of Cannon, Kentucky donated a large collection of genealogical documents and records to the Knox Historical Museum. The donation was made in memory of the late Sonya Burnette, who died on February 27, 2015.
On August 25, 2016, Jayne Poynter of Corbin donated her extensive collection of genealogy books, documents and other materials to the Knox Historical Museum.
Editor's Note: The following is excerpted from an article written by Maxine H. Jones that appeared in The Knox Countian magazine in Spring 2003: