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General & State-Wide Tennessee Genealogy & History

Notable Men of Tennessee, from 1833 to 1875, Their Times and Their Contemporaries icon

Tennessee 1860 Agricultural Census icon

1872 West Tennessee Combination Directory

The Connection in East Tennessee icon

Tennessee Genealogical Records: Records of Early Settlers from State & County Archives

Tennessee Convicts: Early Records of the State Penitentiary

Between The Rivers: The Catholic Heritage of West Tennessee

First Families of Tennessee: A Register of Early Settlers and Their Present-Day Descendants icon

Tennessee Tidbits, 1778-1914 icon

Illustrations of County Scrip Issued in Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee & Pennsylvania

Tennessee Silversmiths

Rare, Original 1892 Photograph: Howe School for Freedmen, Memphis, Tennessee

Early Middle Tennessee Marriages...

Black Tennesseans, 1900 - 1930

East Tennessee Cantilever Barns icon

Middle Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices from 1784 to 1902 icon
Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson, and Wilson Counties

East Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices from 1778 to 1911

Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers: 1794-1851

Tennessee Directory of Family Searchers and Genealogists icon

Index to the 1880 Census of Middle Tennessee

Every Name Index to 18 Middle Tennessee County Record Books

Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Vol. XV: Tennessee Narratives

The Negro in Tennessee, 1790-1865

Index to Tennessee Wills & Administrations, 1779-1861

A Key to Southern Pedigrees: Being a Comprehensive Guide to the Colonial Ancestry of Families the States of Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Alabama

Sketches of Prominent Tennesseans

Tennessee Genealogical Research

Tennessee Cousins: A History of Tennessee People

Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823: Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina

Obituaries from Tennessee Newspapers: 1794 - 1851

Obituaries from Tennessee Newspapers: 1851-1899

1870 Census Index - Tennessee (2 volumes)

1890 Genealogical Census Reconstruction: Tennessee

Genealogical Abstracts from Tennessee Newspapers, 1821-1828 icon

Guide to County Records and Genealogical Resources in Tennessee icon

Tennessee Divorces, 1797-1858: Taken From 750 Legislative Petitions and Acts icon

Births, Deaths and Marriages Extracted from the Sequachee Valley News 1891-1910 icon

Tennessee Family Histories and Biographies: A Bibliography icon

Early West Tennessee Marriages

Early East Tennessee Marriages

Tennessee Genealogical Research icon

1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements: Davidson, Sumner, and Tennessee Counties (in What is Now Tennessee) icon

Early Travels in the Tennessee Country: 1540 - 1800

Old Times In West Tennessee: Reminiscences, Semi-Historic, Of Pioneer Life And The Early Emigrant Settlers in the Big Hatchie Country

Beginnings of West Tennessee (in the Land of the Chickasaws 1541-1841) icon

Guide to the Processed Manuscripts of the Tennessee Historical Society icon

East Tennessee Letters: 19th Century: With Illustrations and Genealogical Notes icon

Tennessee Printers, 1791-1945: a Review of Printing History From Roulstone's First Press to Printers of the Present icon

Tennessee Records: Tombstone Inscriptions and Manuscripts, Historical and Biographical

Scots Irish in the Hills of Tennessee icon

Tennesseans in Texas: As Found in the 1850 Census of Texas icon

Cherokee Reservoir Grave Removals by the TVA icon

The Moving Appeal: Mr. McClanahan, Mrs. Dill, and the Civil War's Great Newspaper Run icon

Southern Social Register 1950-1951 icon

Tennessee Records: Bible Records and Marriage Bonds

Kate MAGEVNEY and the Christmas Miracle: A Child's Christmas in Memphis (1850) icon

West Tennessee Historical Society Papers

Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revolution

Biographical Questionnaires of  150 Prominent Tennesseans

Tennessee: Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

Our Southern Highlanders: Narrative of Adventure in the Southern Appalachians and a Study of Life Among the Mountaineers

Early East Tennessee Taxpayers

Tennessee Christmas Trivia 

Touring Tennessee: A Postcard Panorama,...

West Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices, 1821-1889

Earliest Tennessee Land Records and Earliest Tennessee Land History

Tennessee Farming, Tennessee Farmers: Antebellum Agriculture in the Upper South



Tennessee Military History

Wayne County, Tennessee World War II Veterans icon

Knox County in the World War, 1917, 1918, 1919 icon

Fighting Tennesseans

History of Memphis, Seventh Tennessee Calvary

The Struggle for Tennessee: Tupelo to Stones River icon

Volunteers for Union and Liberty; History of the 5th Tennessee Infantry, U.S.A. 1862-1865

Union County Faces of War: A Pictorial History of Union Countians Involvement in the Military Service of Our Country

Homegrown Yankees: Tennessee's Union Cavalry in the Civil War icon

The Tennessee Civil War Veterans Questionnaires

Rhea and Meigs Counties (Tennessee) in the Confederate War icon

Confederates of Elmwood: A Compilation of Information Concerning Confederate Soldiers and Veterans Buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee

Revolutionary War Veterans of Sequatchie Valley

Divided Loyalties: Fort Sanders and the Civil War in East Tennessee icon

Davidson County Women in the World War, 1914-1919 icon

A History of the Henry County Commands Which Served in the Confederate States Army

Revolutionary War Soldiers of Bedford County, Tennessee

Tennessee Soldiers in the Revolution icon

Twenty-Four Hundred Tennessee Pensioners: Revolution, War of 1812 icon

Loyal Mountaineers of East Tennessee icon

Confederate Patriot Index 1924-1978 Vol. II-Tennessee Division United Daughters of the Confederacy icon

Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revolution icon

1890 Civil War Veterans Census - Tennesseans in Texas icon

Confederate Soldiers of Hamilton County, Tennessee

Most of the Civil War Books can be found here.


  Tennessee CDs

See also: Individual county listings.

Goodspeed's History of Southwest Tennessee: 12 Counties CD

Goodspeed's History of East Tennessee: 30 Counties CD

Tennessee Genealogical Records CD

Early Tennessee Settlers CD



Tennessee Families

Robert WILSON, 1750-1826, of Blount County, Tennessee, Some of His Descendents & Related Families Including GOULD, COOK, BROOKS, HUSON, SHEARER, STRIBLING

Our East Tennessee Kinsmen: CATE, HENRY and Related Families; Part I: Meet Your HENRY Kin; Part II: CATE, CARMICHAEL, CONWAY, HUFFAKER, HUDSON, MOUNT and Related Families

Historic Sumner County, Tennessee with Genealogies of the BLEDSOE, CAGE and DOUGLASS Families...

Sold! Genealogy of the SANDERS, ALISON and Collateral Families of Sullivan & Washington Counties Tennessee

Annie Was a Lady, a Biography of Annie Claybrook ALLISON icon

The BARKLEY Brigade; The Story of John BARKLEY of Smith County, Tennessee and His Descendants, 1753 - 1994

The Luther BARNES Family of Cheatham, Davidson & Robertson Counties, Tennessee icon

The BATCHELOR Family: Batchelor in Virginia, Batchelor in North Carolina; Bachelor/Batchelor in Tennessee, Missouri and Texas; Batchler in Texas; and Bachlor in Oklahoma and California

BENNETT Family of Franklin County, Tennessee icon

An Abolitionist in the Appalachian South: Ezekiel BIRDSEYE on Slavery, Capitalism, and Separate Statehood in East Tennessee, 1841-1846

James B. BLACKWELL & Pheriby (Pheruba) MORRIS Descendants, 1795-1978 icon

CARTER of Tennessee, Including the TAYLORs: Descendants of Colonel John CARTER of Tennessee icon

The Robert R. CHURCH Family of Memphis: Guide to the Papers with Selected Facsimiles of Documents and Photographs icon

A Family's Heritage: Stories from Main Street, Jonesborough, Tennessee icon

Descendants of John Michael KREIDER of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: CRIDER Families of Virginia, Kentucky & Tennessee,

The CRAVEN Family of Southern Folk Potters: North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Missouri icon

The CRUMBLISSes of Kingston icon

Now Let's Go Back: Ed DIETZEL Remembers Early Union City, Tennesseeicon

Emily DONELSON of Tennessee icon

Some DUNCAN Families of Eastern Tennessee Before 1800

Descendants of James DYER & Jane FINN of Jackson County, Tennessee

Descendants of James and Elizabeth Fleming FERGUSON, Bedford County (Now Marshall), Tennessee icon

FESMIRE: A Family History and Genealogy Martin FESMIRE and His Descendants in North Carolina and Tennessee, With Branches in Indiana, Ohio, Mississippi, Texas, and Oklahoma icon

Annals of the FOWLER Family, with Branches in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, California and Texas

Good People Beget Good People: A Genealogy of the FRIST Family

The FROSTs and Related Families of Bedford County, Tennessee

The GARDNER Family of East Tennessee

The Descendants of John GARRISON of Sumner County, Tennessee

Alexander GOINS Family of Newman's Ridge: Hancock County, Tennessee

Edward GREEN of Sumner Co., Tennessee & Descendants

GRIMES, COOK & Related Families of Wayne County, Tennessee: A Genealogy; Related Families JOHNSON, MORRIS, MONTAGUE, 1800-1960 icon

Josephus Conn GUILD and Rose Mont: Politics and Plantation in Nineteenth Century Tennessee

Spitfire Wingman from Tennessee: My Love Affair with Flight icon
by James R. HAUN

Descendants of James and Samuel HENRY, Revolutionary War Soldiers icon

Notable Southern Families HIXSON-HIXON of Tennessee icon

HOGE and HOGUE: From a 1682 Scottish Immigrant to a 1986 Southern Clan icon

A Very Violent Rebel: The Civil War Diary of Ellen Renshaw HOUSE icon

Myra INMAN: A Diary of the Civil War in East Tennessee icon

IRWIN: Ancestors and Descendants of Francis Marion IRWIN, 1777-1833 of Campbell County, Tennessee

The JEWELL Family in Tennessee and Texas: George Washington JEWELL and His Descendants

Early JOHNSONs in Carroll County, Tennessee

Calvin JONES: Physician, Soldier and Freemason, 1775-1846, Being an Account of His Career in North Carolina and Tennessee... icon

The Book of KINGs: The KING Family's Contribution to the History of Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia icon
Sullivan County

Kith and Kin of Captain James LEEPER and Susan DRAKE, His Wife icon

Early LESLIEs in York County, South Carolina, Their Migrations to Tennessee, Missouri & Arkansas, Their Ancestry & Descendants icon

LINTON Family of Linton, Tennessee icon
Davidson County

LITTLE - LIVINGSTON: Paths and Memories

The LITTLE Family: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonas LITTLE (1735-1818), Pioneer Settler to Tennessee

The MANNs from Tennessee to Texas

Sold! NICHOL of Nashville: An Ulster Scot Family, circa 1689-1989 icon

May the Sod Rest Lightly, Thomas O'CONNER, Halifax Court House, Virginia 1836, Knoxville, Tennessee 1882 icon

The PATTEN Chronicle: The Story of a Great Chattanooga Family

The PERES Family

The PEREZ Family

History of the PHILLIPS Family, Beginning with the Emigration from Wales, and a Detailed Genealogy of the Descendants of John and Benjamin Phillips, Pioneer Citizens of Wilson County, Tennessee

The POLKs of North Carolina and Tennessee

POLK's Folly: An American Family History icon

The PRICHARDs of Mississippi and Tennessee The Legacy of William Jesse PRICHARD III

The Twelfth of August the Story of Buford PUSSER

RAMSEY House: Knox County, Tennessee

The RAMSEYs at Swan Pond: The Archaeology and History of an East Tennessee Farm


Henry RICE (1717-1818), the Pioneer Tennessee Gristmiller and his Twelve Children: Featuring also the Surnames BAILEY, BRIM, MILLER, MORROW, SPENCE, SMITH, TUTTLE, WATSON, WILSON and Others icon

Children of Nashville...Lineages From James ROBERTSON icon

Colonel William ROSE of Tennessee, His Ancestors and Descendants, 1034 - 1938

The SHIELDS Family, Particularly the Oldest and Most Numerous Branch of the Family in America: An Account of the Ancestors and Descendants of the "Ten Brothers" of Sevier County, Tennessee icon

The Descendents of Robert and Margaret Emmert SHIELDS of Cade's Cove, Tennessee

The SHRIVERs of Bedford County, Tennessee

Grandfather was Always a Very Old Man: A History of the SITZLERs of East Tennessee, the SISTLERs and SITCHLERs, and the GIBSONs and REXERs of Pope County, Illinois

Daniel SMITH, Frontier Statesman

The Legacy of Tamar: Courage and Faith in an African American Family
Haywood County, Tennessee

Sold! Samuel THOMPSON of McMinn County, Tennessee and Some of His Descendants: Including the Related Families of COBB, COOKE, DERRICK, LATTIMORE, and ROGERS icon

Autobiography of Emily Donelson WALTON icon
Written history of Emily  Donelson Walton, born Aug. 30, 1837 into a slave owning family of Nashville, Tennessee & married into a slave-holding family in Alabama (age 95); upon the repeated requests of her children.

Schoolmaker: Sawney WEBB and the Bell Buckle Story icon

Notes on Amos WEST (1766-1819) of Sumner County, Tennessee, and Logan County, Kentucky icon

Robert WILSON, 1750-1826, of Blount County, Tennessee, Some of His Descendents & Related Families In

James WINCHESTER, Tennessee Pioneer icon

Samuel WOOD, His Seven Sons and Their Descendants: Virginia to North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois and Beyond, 1755-1988 icon

Walking in History: Adventures of the George WRINKLE Family...


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