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Note: The focus of this site is in the process of expanding from West Tennessee to all of Tennessee...Stay tuned!

New Section! Names from A History of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878 Most recent updates include deaths in Williston, Covington, McKenzie, and Rossville.

Fayette County
  William Meredith MAY, Christian JARRETT, Martha DOWDY, Thomas ALLEN
Military Records    
New Deed!
See this 1877 letter to the editor from Moscow, TN.
Read this 1909 newspaper story about a Rhodes Scholar who was born in Moscow, Fayette County, Tennessee: Harry Peyton STEGER

Just a few of my Favorite Tennessee Links:

More to Come!

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Newspaper stories & ads from the 19th & early 20th centuries, including obituaries, marriage & birth  announcements, courthouse news and more!

Vintage Postcards from Tennessee including the old Shelby Co. courthouse!

Poem: To My Cigar, 1813

And whatever else I can find!

 Selected History Links

Selected Genealogy Links

My Tennessee Families 
More DOWDY information now online.

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