Elaine Scott Cantrell

Ramsey Award for Lifetime Achievement

Elaine Scott Cantrell has shown outstanding contributions to history, genealogy, preservation, and documentation of Washington County and regional history and at age 89 continues to contribute in new ways. Too numerous to enumerate, Elaine’s endeavors include board and committee service, cemetery documentation, a three-year historic survey of the county, an obituary project, newsletter co-editor, director of the Jonesborough Genealogical Society, and acting as the driving force behind the creation of the Washington County Archives. She is the recipient of numerous awards.