Latest Killian News:
2014 Newsletter now available!!!!
for reading or printing on line. Newsletter is a pdf file about 1.5 MBytes in size. Lots of information and pictures
so be patient as it will be a little slow down loading.
The upcoming Andreas Killian Reunion (9/12-14) information and registration form coming soon
so stay tuned.
The Forefathers of North Carolina Pioneer Andreas Killian book Addendums.
In keeping with our efforts of providing the most accurate information available,
we have published addendums for the book,
The Forefathers of North Carolina Pioneer Andreas Killian
by William McCreight,.
These addendums provide corrections, additions or other information to
make this book a must have for all (Killian-Killion)' descendents.
All addendums can be found on the webpage navigation bar.
Addendum #11 is the latest and has a major name correction. If you have purchased
the book, you will want to print out all the addendums and place them with the book.
Check out the
North Carolina Maps Project's overlay of the 1886 Yoder Map with modern Catawba County.
William R. McCreight has published a new book 'Where did we - the Kilians - originate?'
Documentation of the Origin of the Kilians - 1570 to 1800. It is only available for sale at Blurb.com.
You can preview the first chapter and order the book here: www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1581233
State tax exemption status
On June 17, 2010, the North Carolina Department of Revenue assigned the Association
an exempt status for franchise and income tax purposes under Sections 105-125 and
105-130.11(a)(3), respectively, of the General Statutes of North Carolina.
WE ARE TAX EXEMPT!!!!
"In December, 2009, the Andreas Killian Descendants Historical Association received
approval for tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Code ("IRC") 501(c)(3).
We are further classified as a Public Charity under IRC 170(b)(1)(A)(vi).
Contributions are deductible under IRC section 170. The Association is also
qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under
IRC section 2055, 2106, or 2522. The effective date of tax exemption is June 16, 2009."
2009 Reunion Pictures, along with all other previous reunion pictures I have, have been moved to
The National Genealogical Society honored excellence in the categories of newsletter
editorship and service to the Society with the presentation of several awards at
the Opening Session this morning. NGS President Jordan Jones presented the following awards.
Each year, the NGS Newsletter Competition recognizes the hard work, long hours,
and creativity that editors devote to their newsletters. A panel of three
judges reviews each newsletter on material interest, variety, organization,
quality of writing and editing, readability, and attractiveness. This year's categories and winners are:
Family Association Newsletter:
Winner: The Andreas Killian Descendants Historical Association Newsletter,
edited by Charles D. Killian of Ellenwood, Georgia.
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