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1830 Census of East Tennessee. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub 1969-1971. A three volume series with detail in sex and age groups arranged in sequence as they appeared on the original schedules. Each book has a single integrated index, by which the researcher can locate at a glance all families of a given surname.

BS 91 $32.00

1830 Census of Middle Tennessee. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub 1969-1971. A three volume series with detail in sex and age groups arranged in sequence as they appeared on the original schedules. Each book has a single integrated index, by which the researcher can locate at a glance all families of a given surname.

BS 92 $35.00

1830 Census of West Tennessee. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub 1969-1971. A three volume series with detail in sex and age groups arranged in sequence as they appeared on the original schedules. Each book has a single integrated index, by which the researcher can locate at a glance all families of a given surname.

BS 93 $33.00

1840 Census of Tennessee. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1986, 600 pages.

A statewide alphabetical listing of all household heads, with statistical detail showing composition of the family by sex and age group. Approximately 107,000 names, In one volume.

BS 119 $93.00

1850 Census of Tennessee. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1974-1976, Reprinted 1991 in 4 volumes, Approx. 2,300 pages.

This 8 volume set is back in print and combined into four very fat books. Nothing else has been changed in this reprint edition except for corrections as mistakes were discovered during the past 15 years. The census is arranged by head of household with names and ages of all members included. Also listed is county of residence, household and schedule page numbers, place of birth of the first two members of the household.

BS 90 $300.00

1860 Census of Tennessee, Vol. #1. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, 2,150 pages, the set, 5 volumes.

BS 103 $52.00

1860 Census of Tennessee, Vol. #2.  By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, 2,150 pages, the set, 5 volumes.

BS 104 $52.00

1860 Census of Tennessee, Vol. #3.  By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, 2,150 pages, the set, 5 volumes.

BS 105 $52.00

1860 Census of Tennessee, Vol. #4. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, 2,150 pages, the set, 5 volumes.

BS 106 $52.00

1860 Census of Tennessee, Vol. #5.  By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, 2,150 pages, the set, 5 volumes.

BS 107 $52.00

1870 Census of Tennessee. (2 volumes) By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1985, 848 pages.

Statewide head-of-household index to the 1870 TN. census schedules, including age, sex, race, county of residence, schedule page number and many other individuals with different surnames. Approx. 300,000 names.

BS 11 $120.00

1880 Census of East Tennessee, Index to the.  By: The Sistlers, Pub. 1997, 334 pages.

A head of household index, including names of persons living in household where the head had a different surname. A single index to the entire region, covering 35 counties and 110,000 names. Information included: name of household head, age, race, sex where otherwise in question, county symbol and page number from original schedules.

BS 50 $45.00

1880 Census of Middle Tennessee, Index to the. By: The Sistlers, Pub 2000, 533 pages.

Description in the same as above book except that it covers 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and 178,000 names.

BS 51 $106.00

1890 Civil War Veterans Census Tennessee. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1978, 355 pages.

BS 117 $45.00

150 Prominent Tennesseans, Biographical Questionnaires of. By: John Trotwood Moore and Colleen Morse Elliott, Pub. 1982, 148 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-222-8.

Surnames covered are: Allison, Amis, Baptist, Bass, Bates, Banter, Bennett, Boyle, Brister, Brown (2), Bryan, Butler, Byrns, Campbell, Capehart, Caperton, Chandler, Chappell, Choate, Clark, Clarke, Clayton, Cook, Cooper (2), Creswell, Croskey, Cunningham, Davis (2), De La Vergne, Depew, De Witt, Dorsey, Drinnon (2), Durham, Easterley, Easterly, Edwards, Ellis, English, Eskridge, Farrell, Finney, Flynn, Fort, Frazier, Gailor, Gant, Gardenhire, Garrison, Gilbert, Ginn, Griffin, Hake, Hamilton, Harper, Harrell, Harris, Harwell, Haston, Haynie, Hearn, Hewgley, Hill (2), Hughes, Jackson (2), Jamison, Jarratt, Jetton, Johnson, Keaton, Kelley, Kemper, Kenny, King (2), Kruesi, Larkins, Larsen, Lawrence, Littlefield, McDaniel, McDonald, McKenzie, McKnight, McLean, McMurray, McReynolds (2), Major, Malone, Marable, Marshall, Matthews, Maxey, Mitchell (2), Moffitt, Moore (2), Murrey, Musgrove, Nelson, Newman, Newton, Norment, Nuehols, Odel, Officier (2), O'Guin, O'Meara, Patton, Peek, Perry, Pile, Polk, Remine, Rice, Rowsey, Simmons, Sloan, Smith, Stalcup, Stewart, Swann, Sweet, Swink, Terry, Testerman, Tillman, Warren, Weems (2), West, White (2), Willett, Williamson, Wilson, Winsor, Wiseman, Yoakley, and York.

TN 35 $20.00

The Formation of Counties of Tennessee. By: Austin P. Foster, Orig. Pub. 1923, Reprinted 1989, 124 pages, maps, front index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-239-2.

The book is arranged alphabetically by county in 3 sections for the 3 major divisions of Tennessee, viz East Middle, and West. Data is given on the information of each county and the counties from which each was formed with dates and other pertinent data which will greatly assist the researcher in learning more about the formation and growth of Tennessee's 95 counties and will assist the Genealogist in his research.  A series of maps have been added to this reprint. These important maps present modern county boundaries as they exist in each of the federal censuses from 1790 through 1920. Then, on each of these maps the old county boundary lines are superimposed over the modern ones to highlight the boundary changes at ten-year intervals. These maps are extremely helpful in researching the state of Tennessee for the periods given as most counties underwent many and varied boundary changes..

TN 58 $28.50

America's First Western Frontier: East Tennessee. By: Brenda Calloway, Pub. 1989, 184 pages, Index.

This book is a history of that primitive wildness; an account of Indians, fur traders, explorers, soldiers, pioneers and politicians. It is a narrative of the first "old west" across the Appalachian Mountains, and the many "firsts" that occurred there.  The history of the Cherokee Nation is so closely interwoven with the story of the white settlers of Tennessee and the white man's expansion westward. The authors stated purpose in writing this book is to give a definitive history of both races, bringing into the volume any necessary prehistoric information on the Cherokees with which the reader might be unfamiliar.  The event of this book are primarily within the period of 1600-1839. It is the story of how an ambitious and venturesome people acquired, settled, and then defended the land; and how a courageous and intelligent race, already established there, fought that settlement and struggled for their own survival, finally being driven from their ancient homeland.

BQ 8 $20.00

Anderson County, TN., 1801-1831, Land Deed Genealogy of. By: Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., Pub. 1999, 209 pages plus Index, ISBN #0-89308-527-8.

This East Tennessee County was formed in 1801 from parts of Knox and Grainger counties. It lies partly in the valley of East Tennessee and partly on the Cumberland Plateau. This book contains abstracts of the deeds for this county running from 1801 and going through 1831 with some references going back into the late 1700's.

TN 129 $30.00

Bedford County, TN., The Historical & Genealogical Digest of.  By: Helen & Tim marsh, Pub. 2004, 425 pages, Index, 7"x10", ISBN #0-89308-702-5.

Once in awhile, someone comes up with a genealogical reference book that seems to fill in all those loose blanks. This NEW book by the Marsh's is just one of those books. It is a unique publication that contains an Early History and a Genealogical Reference section (approx. 250 pages) for the SERIOUS researcher. The material contained in this volume has never been available to the general public in a printed format.  This book is a potpourri of UNPUBLISHED records including archival and court records; Deeds, Wills, Cemeteries and locator maps, Plats and maps drawn and researched by the authors both county and North Carolina; War of 1812 soldiers; 1812 & 1836 Tax lists; Biographical Sketches; lists of First Explorers of Middle Tennessee; Revolutionary soldiers and an actual directory of Bedford and Marshall counties settlers. It also contains much research on Shelbyville town lot owners and first settlers, along with many Marsh Collection Documents that are Not found elsewhere.  

TN 155 $65.00

Bedford County, TN. Bible Records, Vol. #2. By: Helen C. & Timothy R. Marsh, Pub. 1985, 192 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-570-7.

TN 92 $22.50

Bedford County, TN., Cemetery Records of. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1986 & 1998, 352 pages, maps, Index, ISBN #0-89308-569-3.

Bedford County was formed in 1807 out of Rutherford County. To the best of the authors knowledge, all known cemeteries are listed. This book contains over 400 cemeteries along with maps on their location.

TN 91 $38.50

Bedford County, Tenn., Earliest County Court Records of. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1986, 184 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-568-5.

TN 90 $22.50

Bedford County, Tenn., Hoover Funeral and Burial Records. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1989, 260 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-640-1.

These records are abstracted from two funeral homes in Bedford County, one which was once located in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, and the other in Shelbyville, covering a period from 1870's to the 1940's.  Given here is valuable family and genealogical information, such as date of births and deaths, parents, place of birth and place of death and interment, often time telling the type of garments the persons were buried in (suits, dress, slippers, underwear, etc..) whether a hearse was rented, or a car (or hack) rented for the preacher. Information as to whether the deceased was married or single, and the cause of death may be included. There are many people listed who were born in the early 1800's.

TN 113 $32.50

Bedford County, TN., Land Deed Genealogy, Vol. #1, 1802-1852.  By: Helen C. & Timothy R. Marsh,, Pub. 1987, Reprinted 2003, 484 pages, map, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-610-X.

These books include all deeds from 1802-1852. Information found in each volume: including family genealogical material, to giving names, dates, and places and early land grants contained in all deeds recorded in the Register's Office for the years given above.

TN 105 $42.50

Bedford County, TN., Land Deed Genealogy, Vol. #2, 1861-1869. By: Helen C. & Timothy R. Marsh, Pub. 2003, 389 pages, map, Index, ISBN #0-89308-785-9..

These books include all deeds from 1861-1869. Information found in each volume: including family genealogical material, to giving names, dates, and places and early land grants contained in all deeds recorded in the Register's Office for the years given above.

TN 149 $40.00

(Bedford Co.) The "BURNED" Deed Index, 1852-1861. By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 1999, 438 pages, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-526-X.

Here is a new research aid on Bedford County that until now has never been published or even available for the researcher looking for those lost relatives in this middle Tennessee county.  This index is a true copy of a Registers notebook, kept by the Register of Deeds, immediately preceding the Civil War, in which an index of all transactions conducted in the office, were entered from 1852 to 1861 and served as an index to 9 books that were "LOST" in the courthouse fire of 1863.  This "Burned Index" may prove to be both rewarding and at times a little frustrating. Rewarding, in the information it may disclose, however small, perhaps a piece of the puzzle. Frustrating, when one speculates about the important deeds that may have been forever lost. 

TN 98 $42.50

Bedford County, TN., 1861-1880, Official Marriages of. Vol. #1. By: Helen & Timothy marsh, Pub. 1996, 366 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-482-4.

Due to the courthouse fire of 1863, the marriage books recorded before 1861 have been destroyed. These two volumes are the last is a series of books on Bedford County, TN. being compiled by the Marsh's.

TN 123 $40.00

Bedford County, TN., 1880-1898, Official Marriages of. Vol. #2.  By: Helen & Timothy marsh, Pub. 1996, 288 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-483-2.

Due to the courthouse fire of 1863, the marriage books recorded before 1861 have been destroyed. These two volumes are the last is a series of books on Bedford County, TN. being compiled by the Marsh's.

TN 124 $35.00

Bedford County, TN., Revolutionary War Soldiers of. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1989, Index, ISBN #0-89308-641-X.

This long awaited book gives information on some 136 men who served in the Revolutionary War and who later settled in Bedford County. It also gives similar information on a number of other men who served in the Revolutionary War and moved into Bedford County for a brief period before moving elsewhere.  The main portion of this information is taken from the individual's Revolutionary War Pension Applications as well as from family sources, such as Bible records when such information was available to the authors. It contains one person's complete service record, depositions of other soldiers and neighbors regarding his service; battles, etc. he served in; when born, and death date, as well as, when available, where the soldier was buried.  The authors also provide some information on the first generation of descendants of each soldier when such information is available.

TN 114 $32.50

Bedford County, Tenn., Wills & Vital Records from Newspapers. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1984, Reprinted Two volumes in one 1996, 416 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-573-1.

The wills, probate and settlement records of Bedford County suffered severe losses in the courthouse fire that occurred in the late fall of 1863. With the exception of about six wills that were registered and recorded in the early 1860's all wills were destroyed in the fire. All wills recorded after the Civil War are intact and abstracts of them, up to 1910, are reproduced in this publication. In addition, we have stepped back in time and included all probate records from the Marsh's private collection that they have gleaned from the Chancery Court Records, Deed Books, and the earliest County Court Minutes that survived the fire, spanning the years 1848 to 1860. The Chancery Court Records are of special interest and value as they were reconstructed as the product of the Chancery Court action. They often approach the originals in detail and substance.  The second section of this book, entitled: "Vital Records from Newspapers" represents a valuable companion to the first section, placing in the hands of the researcher a broad and useful tool to be used in the research of Bedford County family history. Hundreds of Bedford County marriages, deaths, and events of local interest were abstracted from all available area newspapers and included in this section.

TN 95 $42.50

Blount County, TN., Marriages, 1795-1865.  By: Will E. Parham, Pub. 1982, 422 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-240-6.

Blount County was formed in 1795 out of a part of original Greene County. This volume, arranged in alphabetical order by groom's name, contains approximately 5,000 marriage bonds and licenses.

TN 52 $25.00

Cannon County, TN., 1836-1857, Land Deed Genealogy of. By: Thomas E. Partlow, Pub. 2001, 274 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-714-9.

Cannon County was carved-out of Coffee, Rutherford, Warren, and Wilson counties in 1836. This book is an abstract of the deeds for this middle Tennessee County. Deeds are one of the favorite research tools of the genealogists due to the wide variety of family connections found within them. Not only will the reader find the deed transaction itself, but often things such as: marriages, relinquishments of dower, divisions of family farms among the heirs, remarriages of widows are just a few of the matters you can anticipate finding within records of deeds.

TN 134 $30.00

Cannon County, TN., 1840-1880, Chancery Court Records. By: Thomas E. Partlow, Pub. 2001, 184 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-760-2.

Chancery court records are extremely important to researchers due to the many early settlers who died without leaving a will. These records provide many detailed breakthroughs in family research not found elsewhere. This book is a valuable research and reference tool that often supplies that missing link of the family, frequently naming fathers, mothers, children, grandchildren, brother, sisters, aunts and uncles.

TN 145 $25.00

Carter County, TN., Marriages, 1796-1870. By: Golden F. Burgner, Pub. 1987, 150 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-601-0.

Carter county was formed in 1796 by the General Assembly of North Carolina. It was created out of the eastern part of Washington County, an early county originally formed in 1777. The Watauga Settlement was located in present Carter County. At the time of the creation, its eastern boundary was the North Carolina line, its northwestern boundary was Sullivan Co., TN; its northern boundary was Washington Co., VA.  This book contains more than 3,000 marriages. The brides, grooms, officiates or bondsmen total approx. 12,000 names for this early and important eastern Tennessee county, which was a major migration center.

TN 100 $25.00

(Cocke Co.) Over the Misty Blue Hills, The Story of Cocke County, Tenn. By: Ruth Webb O'Dell, Orig. Pub. 1951, Reprinted 1985, 485 pages, New Index, ISBN #0-89308-276-7.

Cocke county was formed in 1797 and BURNED in 1878 making this book a MUST for those working in Cocke county and East Tennessee. This book contains vast amounts of historical and genealogical source material from early school superintendents, churches, postmasters, register of Deeds, sheriffs, tax assessors, Indian names, Indian Marriages, lists of soldiers in the Confederacy, Federal soldiers in the Civil War, World War I & II, militia 1808-1810, and much more. Detailed genealogies and biographical sketches are given on the following families: Allen, Ball, Boydston, Burnett, Christian, Clark, Dawson, Denton, Driskill, Faubion, Fine, Gillett, Gilland, Gorman, Gouchenour, Hopkins, Huff, Inman, Jobe, Jones, Lee, Lemings, Lillard, mcKay, McNabb, Mims, Morell, O'Dell, O'Neil, Parrott, Palmer, Peck, Roadman, Sanduskey, Smith, Stanberry, Stokely, Susong, Whitson, Wood, and many others.

TN 53 $45.00

Cumberland Region of Tennessee, Biographical Sketches of The. By: G.A. Ogle & Company, Publishers, Orig. Pub. 1898, reprinted 1980 & 1995, 291 pages, Index, hard cover ISBN #0-89308-191-4.

This almost unknown and overlooked book has been reprinted as to bring to the reader's attention and use some 228 biographical sketches of individuals who lived in the Cumberland Region of East Tennessee.  Surnames for which biographies are to be found are: Alley, Anderson, Annis, Ashburn, Austin, Barber Baumgartner, Beene, Berry, Biley, Billingsley, Blocklock, Boyd, Brady, Brewer, Bright, Brown (2), Bull, Burnett, Cain, Carpenter, Center, Clark, Cotnam, Cummings, Dame, Davis (4), Dlakins, Dietzen, Dykes, Farmer, Flynn, Foster (2), Frater, Garrison, Gillenine, Gill, Gilliam, Gallreath, Griffith, Grissom, Griswold, Groupon (3), Greer (3), Gunn, Hall, Humby (4), Hamilton, Hargis, Harris, Hastons, Havron, Haynes (2), Heard, Hendrix, Henson, Hicks, Hinch, Hillis, Hodges, Hoodenpyle, Howland, Hudson, Hunter, Hutcheson, Janeway, Jenkins, Johnson (2), Jones, Justin, Kearley, Kell (2), Kelley, Kell (5), Keeling, Ladd, Lamb, Lay, Lockhart, Long, McDaniel, McElroy, McGlothen, McLarney, McNabb, McRee, McReynolds (4), Mabry, Mansfield (2), Marugg (2), Meyer, Minter, Morgan, Moore (2), Morrison, Moyers, Northcut (3), Norwood (2), Pankey, Paine, Parham, Parkins (2), Partin, Parker, Patton (3), Peck, Pearson, Peay, Pike, Prigmore, Proctor, Pryor (6), Orange, Overturf, Rankin, Real, Revfro, Richards, Riggle, Roberson, Roberts, Rogers (2), Rust, Safley, Sanders, Sexton, Schild (2), Scurggs, Schoolfield, Seamons, Shirley, Shoemate, Simmons (2), Skillern, Skelton (2), Silver, Smith, Smartt, Snodgrass, Sparkman (3), Spears, Stewart, Standifer, Stone, Swafford (2), Swan, Taylor (2), Tate (2), Thach (2), Thompson, Thurman, Thaxton, Turner, Weaver, Whitlock, Wiley, Willis, Witson, Woodlee (2), Worthington (2), Vick, Von Bergen.

TN 22 $35.00

Davidson County, TN., Marriage Record Book 1, 1789-1837. By: Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., Pub. 1979, Reprinted 1995, 166 pages, Index, Hard Cover,  ISBN #0-89308-187-6.

These marriages for Davidson County are extremely important to the genealogist since Davidson County was the earliest county to be formed west of the Watauga settlement and west of the Cumberland mountains. This volume contains 5,310 marriages.

TN 21

$28.00

Davidson County, TN., 1783-1792. Land Deed Genealogy of. (Vol. #1)  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1992, 290 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-461-1.

This volume is taken from legal records of this parent county of middle Tennessee. Davidson County was formed from Indian land in 1783, and it encompassed a major portion of middle Tennessee that originally included: Bedford, Cheatham, Marshall, Maury, Rutherford, part of Robertson, Sumner, and Williamson Counties.  This volume contain the names of approximately 15,000 of the earliest settlers of this area. It is filled with original North Carolina Military Grants issued to soldiers who served in the North Carolina Continental Line. This vast Military Reservation encompassed a 55 mile strip that covered all of the Northern half of middle Tennessee. These are companion volumes to the 2 volumes of Davidson Co., TN. Wills, 1784-1832.

TN 38 $32.50

Davidson County, TN., 1792-1797.  Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #2)  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1992, 300 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-462-X.

This volume is taken from legal records of this parent county of middle Tennessee. Davidson County was formed from Indian land in 1783, and it encompassed a major portion of middle Tennessee that originally included: Bedford, Cheatham, Marshall, Maury, Rutherford, part of Robertson, Sumner, and Williamson Counties.  This volume contains the names of over 16,000 of the earliest settlers of this area. Each is filled with original North Carolina Military Grants issued to soldiers who served in the North Carolina Continental Line. This vast Military Reservation encompassed a 55 mile strip that covered all of the Northern half of middle Tennessee. These are companion volumes to the 2 volumes of Davidson Co., TN. Wills, 1784-1832.

TN 49 $32.50

Davidson County, TN., 1797-1803.  Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #3)  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1992, 258 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-463-8.

This volume is taken from legal records of this parent county of middle Tennessee. Davidson County was formed from Indian land in 1783, and it encompassed a major portion of middle Tennessee that originally included: Bedford, Cheatham, Marshall, Maury, Rutherford, part of Robertson, Sumner, and Williamson Counties.  This volume contains the names of over 14,000 of the earliest settlers of this area. Each is filled with original North Carolina Military Grants issued to soldiers who served in the North Carolina Continental Line. This vast Military Reservation encompassed a 55 mile strip that covered all of the Northern half of middle Tennessee. These are companion volumes to the 2 volumes of Davidson Co., TN. Wills, 1784-1832.

TN 54 $32.50

Davidson County, TN., Wills and Inventories, 1784-1817. (Vol. #1)  By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 1989, 272 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-644-9.

These abstracts of the Official Wills and Inventories of Old Davidson County, Tenn., the cradle of Middle Tennessee Civilization that began in 1784 with the first settlers along the Cumberland, when that country was still N.C. It is a Genesis of the first pioneers that settled up and down the Cumberland River, west of the Cumberland mountains. A record of those valiant men who tamed the vast wilderness that was later to become most of Middle TN. and encompassed all or parts of the present TN. counties of: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Overton, Pickett, Robertson, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Warren, White, Williamson, and Wilson, an area that was to father the western movement.

TN 117 $37.50

Davidson County, TN.  Wills and Inventories, 1817-1832. (Vol. #2)  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh., Pub. 1989, 272 pages, Index, Hard Cover,  ISBN #0-89308-665-7.

These abstracts of the Official Wills and Inventories of Old Davidson County, Tenn., the cradle of Middle Tennessee Civilization that began in 1784 with the first settlers along the Cumberland, when that country was still N.C. It is a Genesis of the first pioneers that settled up and down the Cumberland River, west of the Cumberland mountains. A record of those valiant men who tamed the vast wilderness that was later to become most of Middle TN. and encompassed all or parts of the present TN. counties of: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Overton, Pickett, Robertson, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Warren, White, Williamson, and Wilson, an area that was to father the western movement.

TN 118 $37.50

DeKalb County, TN., 1844-1892, Chancery Court Records of.  By: Thomas E. Partlow, Pub. 2001, 158 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-761-0.

Chancery Court Records are extremely important to researchers because they contain estate settlements of many early settlers who died without leaving a Will (intestate). In addition to estate settlements, these records also include such things as divorces, and after 1865, some Civil War information. These records provide many detailed breakthroughs in family research not found elsewhere. This book is a valuable research and reference tool that often supplies that missing link of the family, frequently naming fathers, mothers, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, aunts, and uncles.

TN 146 $25.00

DeKalb County, TN., 1838-1869, Land Deed Genealogy of.  By: Thomas E. Partlow, Pub. 1999, 349 pages, Index, soft cover,  ISBN #0-89308-722-X.

This Middle Tennessee County was formed in 1837 out of parts of Cannon, Jackson, Warren, and Wilson counties. This book contains abstracts of the deeds starting at the creation of the county and continuing all the way through 1869.

TN 130 $35.00

Early East Tennessee Taxpayers, 1778-1839. By: Pollyanna Creekmore, Pub. 1980, Reprinted 1988, 328 pages, maps, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-145-0.

The counties and year of their respective tax lists are as follows: Anderson, 1801; Blount, 1801; Campbell, 1818; Carter, 1796; Cocke, 1839; Grainger, 1799; Greene, 1787 and 1805; Hawkins, 1809-1812; Jefferson, 1800; Knox, 1806; Sullivan, 1796; and Washington, 1778.

TN 25 $38.50

Franklin County, TN., Wills and Deeds, 1800-1876. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 1991, 244 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-684-3.

Franklin County is located in middle Tennessee and was created in 1807 from Warren and Bedford Counties. it was a major county of migration and is surrounded by the counties of: Bedford, Coffee, Lincoln, Marion, Warren, and the Alabama State line on the South.  These abstracts begin with the first recorded records of the county. The Wills & Inventories cover the time frame of 1808-1876. Next, the Land Grants begin in 1801 and continue on through 1822. Following this are the Deeds of the county, starting with Book "B", 1808 and continuing on through Book "O" 1840.

TN 119 $32.50

Goodspeed's History of Fayette and Hardeman Counties. Orig. Pub. 1887, Reprinted 1979, 167 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-112-4.

TN 11 $25.00

It also contains biographical sketches of some 175 individuals in these counties and genealogical data on some 500 other families / individuals.

TN 11 $25.00

Goodspeed's History of Gibson, Obion, Weakley, Dyer, and Lake Counties. Orig. Pub. 1886, Reprinted 1978 & 1988, 352 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-096-9.

It contains biographical sketches of some 750 individuals in these counties and genealogical data on some 3,000 other families / individuals.

TN 7 $37.50

Goodspeed's History of Giles, Lincoln, Franklin, and Moore Counties. Orig. Pub. 1886, Reprinted 1979 & 1997, 181 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-116-7.

This volume contains biographical sketches of some 332 individuals of these counties and genealogical data on some 1,400 other families / individuals.

TN 15 $30.00

Goodspeed's History of Knox County, Tennessee. Orig. Pub. 1887, Reprinted 1982, 299 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-125-6.

This volume contains biographical sketches of some 265 individuals and genealogical data on some 3,000 other families / individuals.

TN 61 $27.50

Goodspeed's History of Lauderdale, Tipton, Haywood, and Crockett Counties. Orig. Pub. 1886, Reprinted 1978 & 1997 208 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-099-3.

This volume contains biographical sketches of some 365 individuals and genealogical data on some 1,500 other families / individuals.

TN 10 $30.00

Goodspeed's History of Madison County, Tennessee. Orig. Pub. 1887, Reprinted 1979, 120 pages, New Index, ISBN #0-89308-114-0.

This volume contains biographical sketches of some 120 individuals and genealogical data on some 400 other families / individuals.

TN 13 $22.50

Goodspeed's History of Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Bedford, and Marshall Counties. Orig. Pub. 1887, Reprinted 1988, 536 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-629-0.

This volume contains biographical sketches of some 1,031 individuals in these counties and genealogical data of some 20,000 other families / individuals.

TN 106 $42.50

Goodspeed's History of Sumner, Smith, Macon, and Trousdale Counties. orig. Pub. 1887, Reprinted 1979 & 1995, 194 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-115-9.

This volume contains biographical sketches of some 202 individuals in these counties and genealogical data on some 900 other families / individuals.

TN 14 $28.50

Goodspeed's History of White, Warren, DeKalb, Coffee, and Cannon Counties. Orig. Pub. 1886, Reprinted 1979 & 1995, 195 pages, New Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-118-3.

This volume contains biographical sketches of some 266 individuals in these counties and genealogical data on some 1,100 other families / individuals.

TN 17 $28.50

Grainger County, TN., Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Record Book, #3, 1812-1816.  By: Ella Lee Sheffield, Pub. 1983, 240 pages, Index, soft cover,  ISBN #0-89308-281-3.

TN 59 $21.50

Grainger County, TN., Letters of Administrations, 1842-1854. By: Ella Lee Sheffield, Pub. 1983, 96 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-296-1.

TN 50 $16.50

Grainger County, TN., Inventories of Estates and Wills, 1833-1852.  By: Mary E. Reeves, Pub. 1989, 180 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-284-8.

TN 63 $28.50

Greene County, TN., Chancery Court Minutes, 1825-1876. By: Golden F. Burgner, Pub. 1987, 371 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-602-9.

This book contains more than 22,000 names of persons between 1825 and 1876 and is a veritable gold mine of genealogical information for persons interested in Greene County and surrounding East Tennessee counties.

TN 102 $38.50

Greene County, TN., Guardians and Orphans Court Records, 1783-1780; and 1830 Tax List. By: Sandra Kelton Houston, Pub. 1983, 144 pages, Index,  soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-286-4.

This book names orphans who were placed in homes by the Court of Common Pleas, giving their Natural and adopted names, and in most cases the natural parents. The Tax List gives names of landowners, location, number of acres, black polls, white polls, public stores, and stud horses. This is a very entertaining book and gives much information on the persons listed.

TN 65 $25.00

Greene County, TN., Minutes of the Court of Common Pleas, 1797-1807. By: Golden F. Burgner, Pub. 1981, 331 pages, Index,  hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-201-5.

TN 30 $30.00

Greene County, TN., Tax Digests, 1809-1817. By: Golden F. Burgner, Pub. 1986, 250 pages, Index,  soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-277-5.

These tax digests contain the names of those persons paying taxes, and depending upon the person's circumstances, would contain quantity of land in each tract that was being listed, where said tract lay, information concerning title to said land, whether it was the deed, or entry, or improvement, or claim, etc. It also showed white polls for whom taxes were being paid, number of black polls, number of stud horses, number of retail stores, and a column for peddlers and hawkers, and on some occasions the number of town lots owned by the person.

TN 36 $27.50

Greene County, TN., Wills, 1783-1890. By: Golden F. Burgner, Pub. 1981, Reprinted 1991, 150 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-203-1.

This book contains some 1,138 wills. Approximately 20,000 names of persons are found mentioned in the body of these wills as heirs, witnesses, executors, etc...

TN 31 $27.50

Hamilton County and Chattanooga, Tennessee, The History of. (2 volumes) By: Zella Armstrong, Pub. 1994, Index, hard cover.

Volume one of this set of books covers the history of the county and the city up to 1861 and volume two of the series picks-up from 1861 and goes on until 1940. Of special interest to the researcher, he will find lists of soldiers of early wars; biographical sketches of Revolutionary War and War of 1812 combatants, along with sketches of early mayors, pioneers, and notable citizens; early marriage records are given, including one that goes back to 1786.

BQ 17 $60.00

Hawkins County, TN., Circuit Court Minutes, 1822-1825, and Fragment for the Period, Nov. 1827-Aug. 1828, The. By: Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr. and Ella Lee Sheffield, Pub. 1984, 176 pages, Index,  soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-347-X.

TN 47 $21.50

Hickman County, TN., The History of. By: W. Jerome Spence and David L. Spence, Orig. Pub. 1900, Reprinted 1982 & 2003, 532 pages, Index, hard cover,  ISBN #0-89308-242-2.

This book is a narrative (family & otherwise) taken from the inhabitants living at the time of publication. The time period generally covers just prior to the Revolutionary War and continues up to about 1899.  The people who settled came from Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia primarily, a few from Maryland with s smattering from overseas of New England.  Land records are remarkable in that neighbors are listed and location of property with explanations as to location. Births & deaths plus places of burial are recorded; complete families are given, in many instances several generations. Many include place of birth of eldest. Marriages including place are included. A must for anyone with roots in North Carolina or Virginia who needs a missing link between the East and West.  Some of the prominent names are Petty, Epperson, Sheegog, Robertson, Easley, Jones, Bates, Cotham. Many Creek Indians are named as well as slaves and freed slaves.

TN 58 $38.50

Jefferson County, TN., 1792-1814, Land Deeds of. By: Boyd J. Holdaway, Pub. 1991, 306 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-688-6.

Jefferson County was originally part of the Washington District. It was formed in 1792 from portions of Greene and Hawkins Counties. From it several other counties were formed: Cocke, Hamblen and Sevier. Jefferson County was settled soon after the Revolutionary War. Most of the early settlers came from North Carolina, Virginia and some from South Carolina. This is another of the MUCH-NEEDED books on Eastern Tennessee to fill in the gaps for families migrating into and through this area on their way westward.

TN 120 $35.00

Lawrence County, Tenn., Marriages, 1818-1870. By: Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., Pub. 1999, 114 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-724-6.

This middle Tennessee County was formed in 1817 out of Hickman and Maury Counties. This book contains abstracts of the marriages starting at the creation of the county all the way though 1870. These marriages are listed alphabetically by groom and cross indexed with a bride's name index located in the rear of the book.

TN 131 $25.00

Lincoln County, TN., Early Unpublished Court Records. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1993, 263 pages, Index, hard cover,  ISBN #0-89308-492-1.

These records are a potpourri of early miscellaneous loose court records which have never been published nor microfilmed by the State of Tennessee. These records contain: Guardianship reports and settlements, first land deeds called :The Clerks List", which lists many of the early Grantees and Grantors not recorded in the regular deed index. Also included are early Tax lists before 1830 giving the names of taxable, acreage of deeded and Granted land plus location of same. These miscellaneous records cover the time period of 1809 to about 1840. For the person with lost ancestors in Lincoln county, these records may provide the answer to long sought after forbears.

TN 70 $35.00

Lincoln County, TN., 1809-1819, First County Court Minutes of. Vol. #1.  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1989, 292 pages, Index,  soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-643-6.

TN 116 $37.50

Lincoln County, TN., 1820-1826, First County Court Minutes of. Vol. #2.  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1991, 270 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-453-0.

TN 84 $35.00

Lincoln County, TN., 1809-1818, Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #1)  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1996, 255 pages, Index, Hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-235-X.

Lincoln County was formed from Indian lands in 1809. From the year 1799, with the formation of Williamson County, Tennessee, the most western third of what was to become Lincoln County in 1809, was then a part of Williamson County, and so until 1807 the eastern two thirds of the area was a part of Rutherford County. And from Dec. 3, 1807 until Nov. 14, 1809, Lincoln was the southern half of Bedford County. Each volume is filled with family genealogical material, giving names, dates, places, and early land grants contained in all deeds recorded in the Register's Office. These are companion volumes to the other books on Lincoln County that the Marsh's have compiled. These are a definite must if you are researching family members in this part of Tennessee.

TN 71 $32.50

Lincoln County, TN., 1818-1828, Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #2). By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1996, 249 pages, Index, Hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-236-8.

See volume #1 of this series for a detailed overview. 

TN 72 $32.50

Lincoln County, TN., 1828-1834,  Land Deed Genealogy of. (Vol. #3)  By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1996, 237 pages, Index, Hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-237-6.

 

See volume #1 of this series for a detailed overview.

TN 73 $32.50

Lincoln County, Tenn., Official Marriages, 1838-1880. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1974, Reprinted 1986, 320 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-571-5.

These records are compiled from the original licenses and bonds, family records and newspapers accounts.

TN 93 $30.00

Lincoln County, TN., 1810-1921, Wills of. By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 1989, Reprinted 2004, 200 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-654-1.

This book contains more than 1,600 Wills of persons who died in Lincoln County with names of Approx. 10,000 to 12,000 persons mentioned in these Wills.

TN 115 $30.00

Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers, 1794-1851. By: Rev. S. Emmett Lucas, Jr., Orig. Pub. 1978, Reprinted 2005, 544 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-092-6.

Until their publication by S.H.P., Inc., these marriage records from the EARLIEST Tennessee newspapers had been available ONLY at the Tennessee State Library and Archives in Nashville in their card files. These marriage notices cover the ENTIRE state of Tennessee for the most part, beginning with the earliest ones in 1794 in the Knoxville Gazette.  The total number of such marriage notices is approximately 12,000 or more and contains such information as: name of bride's father, often times both bride and groom's place of residence (county and state); sometimes the groom's occupation; date of marriage and where it was performed and sometimes the officiating minister's name; ages of Bride and Groom. A brief resume of states other than Tennessee where such marriages were performed or the former home of either the bride or groom: AL, AR, CT, FL, KY, MS, MO, MD, LA, IA, IN, IL, NY, NC, NJ, OH, PA, SC, VT, WV, & VA to cite but a few.  Newspapers from which both the Marriages & Obituaries have been taken: The Knoxville Gazette, The Daily Republican Banner, The Western Weekly Review (Franklin, TN.), The Politician and Weekly Nashville, The Nashville True Whig and Weekly Commercial Advertiser, National Banner, Impartial Review and Cumberland repository, Nashville.

TN 19 $52.50

Marshall County, TN., Cemetery Records of. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1981, Reprinted 1996, 338 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-238-4.

This book contains records from all the cemeteries in Marshall County. It includes the revised first book by Whitesell. There are more than 400 cemeteries found here, including the Lone Oak Cemetery in Lewisburg.

TN 103 $38.50

Marshall County, TN., 1836-1840.  Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #1)  By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 1998, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-704-1

Marshall County was formed in 1836 from parts of Lincoln, Bedford, and Maury Counties, to which was added a part of Giles in 1870.

TN 125 $32.50

Marshall County, TN., 1840-1845.  Land Deed Genealogy of. (Vol. #2)  By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 1998, 284 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-705-X.

Marshall County was formed in 1836 from parts of Lincoln, Bedford, and Maury Counties, to which was added a part of Giles in 1870.

TN 126 $32.50

Maury County, TN., Century Review of. By: D.P. Robbins, Orig. Pub. 1905, Reprinted 1980 & 1997, 426 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-184-1.

This book is the definitive biographical history of the county. Approximately 250 pages are devoted to biographical sketches, with the information sometimes researching back 3 or 4 generations. These sketches are arranged by communities, towns, or creek settlements.  All phases of the county's history are covered: religious, educational, professional, political and with many, many illustrations, all of which provide an invaluable reference tool for research in this county, with many references to adjoining counties and family lines. This reprint edition has a full-name index containing approximately 40,000 names.

TN 23 $42.50

Maury County, TN., Will Books A, B, C-1, D, and E, 1807-1832. By: Jill Knight Garrett and Marise Parrish Lightfoot, Pub. 1964, Reprinted 1984, 288 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-632-3.

TN 83 $30.00

Melungeons, The. By: Bonnie Ball, Pub. 1992, 115 pages, soft cover.

This thorough ethnological study of both scholarly and highly readable. In it the author objectively traces the roots of one America's more obscure peoples, the Melungeons. Numerous theories exist for the origin of these people who were not black nor white nor Indian. In the work, Bonnie Ball discusses the various theories, their strengths and weaknesses, and the plausibility's of each. These theories include the roles of Sir Walter Raleigh's "Lost Colony", shipwrecked Portuguese sailors, followers of Spain's Fernando de Soto who were left behind in America, various Native American tribes, and black slaves in the Melungeon ancestry. This work is a must have for anyone interested in early North Carolina and east Tennessee history and ethnic development in America.

BQ 15 $9.00

My Melungeon Heritage. A Story of Life on Newman's Ridge. By: Mattie Ruth Johnson, Pub. 1997, 160 pages, soft cover .

Who are the Melungeons? Where did they come from? How did they get here? Why did they colonize Newman's Ridge? What mixture of races are they? Are they still around? These are but a few of the questions those of us of Melungeon descent are asked.

BQ 18 $13.00

Monroe County, TN., Records, 1820-1870, Vol. 1. By: Reba Bayliss Boyer, Pub. 1969, Reprinted 1983, 198 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-329-1.

This book contains: marriages 1838-1870; marriage notices from newspapers; deeds 1820-1870.

TN 78 $25.00

Monroe County, TN., Records, 1820-1870, Vol. 2. By: Reba Bayliss Boyer, Pub. 1970, Reprinted 1983, 197 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-327-5. 

This book contains: wills; estate records; county circuit and chancery court records; newspaper notices, etc......

TN 79 $25.00

Obituaries from Early Tennessee Newspapers, 1794-1851. By: Rev. S. Emmett Lucas, Jr., Orig. Pub. 1978, Reprinted 2005, 432 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-093-4.

As just described in the book on Early Tennessee Marriage Notices, these Obituaries taken from the above Early Tennessee newspapers have been available ONLY at the Tennessee State Library & Archives in Nashville.  These approximately 7,000 death notices contain date and place of death, sometimes the cause of death, survivors, age at time of death, etc.... A glance at these notices show for instance: one person dying in 1807 aged 60; another dying in 1815 aged 88; another in 1832 aged 95. Thus the reader can readily see that these Obituaries will often carry a person back well into the early 1700's.

TN 20 $42.50

Obituaries from TN. Newspapers, 1851-1899. By: Jill K. Knight, Pub. 1980, Reprinted 2003, 476 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-174-4.

This volume contains obituaries and other genealogical information from more than 60 Tennessee and North Alabama newspapers from 1851-1899. Many of these papers are from the author's personal collection of more than 80 bound sets and cannot be found in the State Library. However, many have been microfilmed. Some newspapers listed are not complete volumes, as often only one or two papers might have survived.  Additional information included is of a genealogical nature is such information that might add to a complete picture of people who lived from 1851-1899.  Out-of-State obituaries were often included in these papers. The majority of the Obits. are for the Civil War period, a time when some counties were occupied by Federal Troops and their records were not kept with any regularity.

TN 5 $38.50

Rutherford County, TN., Chancery Records, 1845-1867.  By: Thomas E. Partlow, Pub. 1999, 117 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-723-8.

Chancery Court records have provided many detailed breakthroughs in family research not found elsewhere. This is a MUST for the serious Rutherford County researcher.  This book is a valuable research and reference tool that often supplies that missing link of the family, frequently naming fathers, mothers, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, aunts, and uncles.

TN 132 $25.00

Rutherford County, TN.,  1804-1813.  Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #1)  By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 2000,276 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-731-9.

TN 137 $32.50

Rutherford County, TN.,  1814-1819.  Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #2)  By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 2000,300 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-732-7.

TN 138 $32.50

Rutherford County, TN.,  1820-1824.  Land Deed Genealogy of.  (Vol. #3)  By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 2000, 328 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-733-5.

TN139 $32.50

Rutherford County, TN. Wills  1804-1828, Vol. #1. By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 1998, 246 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-706-8.

This middle Tennessee county was created in 1803 from Davidson, Williamson & Wilson Counties. It is surrounded by the present day counties of: Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Davidson, Marshall, Williamson, & Wilson counties.

TN 127 $32.50

Rutherford County, TN., Wills  1828-1840, Vol. #2. By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 1998, 278 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-707-6.

This middle Tennessee county was created in 1803 from Davidson, Williamson & Wilson Counties. It is surrounded by the present day counties of: Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Davidson, Marshall, Williamson, & Wilson counties.

TN 128 $32.50

Sketches of Prominent Tennesseans. By: William S. Speer, Orig. Pub. 1888, Reprinted 1997, 728 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-094-2.

This very rare and much sought out book is similar to many of the Biographical Sketch books done throughout the country of this era. With the only one exception, that this book covers the entire state and not a specific geographical region.  These 259 biographical sketches list the important events in the life of the subject, his noteworthy contributions to the city and/or state, date of birth, names of parents, and sometimes his ancestors, name of spouse and her date and place of birth and name of her parents, and names of children and spouses of the Biographers. Surnames for which biographies are to be found are to numerous to list due to space.

TN 24 $48.00

Sketches of Tennessee's Pioneer Baptist Preachers.  By: J.J. Burnett, Orig. Pub. 1919, Reprinted 1985, 567 pages, Index.

Those interested in the genealogical value of this volume will find Burnett has done excellent job, detailing ancestry, dates and places. There are more than 200 sketches with around 60 photographs. Accepting 1775 as the first recorded date of Baptist entry and effort in the state, this volume covers a period of 100 very eventful years. There is much data of general historical interest and numerous "firsts". This reprint has a new index which has over 1,600 entries of individuals.

BQ 13 $30.00

Smith County, TN., 1824-1871, Chancery Court Records of. By: Thomas E. Partlow, Pub. 2001, 282 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-749-1.

Chancery Court Records are extremely important to researchers because they contain estate settlements of many early settlers who died without leaving a Will (intestate). In addition to estate settlements, these records also include such things as divorces, and after 1865, some Civil War information. These records provide many detailed breakthroughs in family research not found elsewhere. This book is a valuable research and reference tool that often supplies that missing link of the family, frequently naming fathers, mothers, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, aunts, and uncles.

TN 147 $32.50

Smith County, TN. Deed Books  1800-1835, Vol. #1. By: T. Partlow, Pub. 1993, 402 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-489-1.

Smith County was formed in 1799 from part of Sumner County, and most of the early settlers were from N.C., VA. via East Tennessee. The deeds of Smith County are probably the most complete records available for this time period and with the marriages available in printed format from 1838-1881 these Deed Abstracts make an excellent source to try and reconstruct marriages as implied in the Deeds of Smith County for this early time period. Smith County adjoined Sumner and Wilson counties at the time of its formation.

TN 69 $38.50

Smith County, TN. Deed Books  1835-1852, Vol. #2.  By: T. Partlow, Pub. 1997, 358 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-383-6..

See volume #1 of series for detailed description. 

TN 74 $35.00

Old Speedwell Families, Revised and Updated. By: Lawrence Edwards and Joy Edwards Davis, Pub. 1980, Reprinted 1983, 760 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-176-0.

This volume traces the history (in some cases, a dozen generations) of the following pioneer families: Ausmus, Carr, Davis, Dunn, Edwards, Ellison, Hunter, Maddox, Moyers, Rogers, Thomas, and Gibson. In addition, "Bits and Pieces" provides some information about other early Speedwell families: Bolinger, Wilson, and Yoakum.

TN 4 $40.00

More Speedwell Families. By: Joyce Edwards Davis, Pub. 1988, 616 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-630-4.

This new volume, More Speedwell Families, deals specifically with the families of Beeler, Braden, Branscomb, Brewer, Cawood, Ferguson, Harmon, Harrell, McBee, McCrary, Pearman / Fulton, Quintrell, Robertson, and Wilson. It adds to the families (Ausmus, Carr, Davis, Dunn, Edwards, Ellison, Hunter, Maddox, Moyers, Roberts, and Thomas / Gibson) found in Old Speedwell Families. This book contains about 145 photographs, both of the area and also of Speedwell residents.  Powell valley, of which Speedwell is a part, was a major thoroughfare for early pioneers, and its importance should not be underestimated by historians and genealogists.

TN 122 $40.00

Sumner County, TN., (1786-1833) First Land Grants of. By: Helen & Tim Marsh, Pub. 2001, 184 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-744-0.

Sumner County was created in 1786 out of Davidson County. The first major influx of settlers arrived in 1779. It was only the 2nd county created by the State of N.C. in the Cumberland Country.  From Sumner County's original boundary lines were created in whole or in part the counties of: Cannon, Clay, DeKalb, Jackson, Macon, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Trousdale, and Wilson. These northern counties were subject to the Walker Line, which was the disputed State line between KY. & TN.

TN 141 $25.00

Tennessee Civil War Veteran Questionnaires, Vol. #1. By: John Trotwood Moore, Compiler and Colleen Morse Elliott and Louise Armstron Moxley Editors, Pub. 1985, 472 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-216-3.

Contains Federal veteran (161 veterans) and Confederate veterans A-B (204 veterans).

TN 40 $40.00

Tennessee Civil War Veteran Questionnaires, Vol. #2.  By: John Trotwood Moore, Compiler and Colleen Morse Elliott and Louise Armstron Moxley Editors, Pub. 1985, 479 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-217-1.

Contains Confederates C-F.

TN 41 $40.00

Tennessee Civil War Veteran Questionnaires, Vol. #3  By: John Trotwood Moore, Compiler and Colleen Morse Elliott and Louise Armstron Moxley Editors, Pub. 1985, 487 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-218-X.

  Contains Confederates G-K.

TN 42 $40.00

Tennessee Civil War Veteran Questionnaires, Vol. #4.  By: John Trotwood Moore, Compiler and Colleen Morse Elliott and Louise Armstron Moxley Editors, Pub. 1985, 510 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-219-8.

Contains Confederates L-Q.

TN 43 $40.00

Tennessee Civil War Veteran Questionnaires, Vol. #5. By: John Trotwood Moore, Compiler and Colleen Morse Elliott and Louise Armstron Moxley Editors, Pub. 1985, 525 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-220-1.

Contains Confederates R-Z.

TN 44 $40.00

Tennessee Cousins, A History of Tennessee People. By: Worth S. Ray, Pub. 1950, Reprinted 2002, 819 pages, Index.

This book is not limited to just Tennessee but researchers out to the Carolinas, Georgia, Maryland, Virginia and other states. There are over 6,000 names in the index, with some names having as many as fifty references. All Tennessee counties are covered, each with pertinent genealogical data such as wills, deeds tombstone inscriptions, marriage records and sketches of early settlers. The most important records include First Court Records of Washington, the Marriage Records of Greene, Washington, Jefferson and Knox counties, and Revolutionary Soldiers of Roane County.

BG 122 $45.00

Tennesseans in the War of 1812. By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1992, 550 pages.

This volume is an alphabetical listing of all persons who served in Tennessee units in the War of 1812 and contains about 33,000 entries in all. The information given us as follows: name, rank, names of commanders, branch of service. Where given on the service record: county of residence, regimental or brigade number, date of wound or death. This information is taken from the microfilmed service records constructed from original muster rolls.

BS 24 $60.00

Tennesseans in Texas: as Found in the 1850 Census. By: Helen & Timothy Marsh, Pub. 1986, 416 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-561-8

This was compiled as the result of a detailed study of the 1850 Federal Census of Texas, giving the birthplace and deaths of the inhabitants living in Texas in 1850.  The book is arranged alphabetically by county for those persons who showed Tennessee as their birth state. Since the person showing Tennessee as the birth state is shown with the other members of his or her household, it becomes easy for one to see the migration patterns that many of these people took upon leaving Tennessee before their arrival in Texas.

TN 94 $37.50

Tennessee Wills & Administrations, 1779-1861, Index to. By Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1990, Reprinted 1996, 416 pages.

A statewide index with 41,500 entries covering all 62 counties for which ante-bellum estate records have survived. It is very similar to Torernce's "Virginia Wills and Administrations".

BS 20 $47.00

Washington County, TN. Deeds, 1775-1800 (Vol. #1) By: Lorraine Rae, Pub. 1991, 234 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-689-4.

TN 121 $32.50

Washington County, Tennessee, Settlements of Estates, 1790-1841. By: Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr. & Ella Sheffield, Pub. 1999, 200 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-528-6.

This East Tennessee County was created in 1777 from Wilkes and Burke counties, North Carolina. From it, all the other counties in Tennessee have been carved.

TN 133 $30.00

Washington County, TN., Wills, 1777-1872. By: Golden F. Burgner, Pub. 1983, Reprinted 1992, 144 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-285-6.

Mrs. Burgner has abstracted all people mentioned in these wills and shows what many of them received from the estate, plus executors and witnesses with dates given. This is a marvelous way to locate a person in this area during and between the given dates.

TN 64 $25.00

Williamson County, TN., Deeds  1800-1811, Vol. #1. By: Louise Lynch, Pub. 1992, 178 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-473-5.

This book contains 10,500 persons mentioned in these deeds. People who were buying and selling these lands were scattered everywhere, with some persons living in GA., Mississippi Territory, N.C., VA., KY., and PA.

TN 67 $26.50

Williamson County, TN., Deeds 1812-1818, Vol. #2. By: Louise Lynch, Pub. 1992, 178 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-474-4.

TN 68 $26.50

Williamson County, TN., Wills 1800-1818. By: Louise Lynch, Pub. 1992, 144 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-471-9.

Williamson County was formed in 1799 from Davidson County, and until 1804 it extended to the Alabama line. Later counties cut out of this original Williamson County were: Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Rutherford, and Giles. These two will books contain not only wills of persons who died, but also inventories of estates with lists of persons purchasing goods, lists of slaves mentioned in estates and in sales, estate settlements etc... This volume contains the names of approximately 11,000 persons.

TN 66 $25.00

Wilson County, TN. Chancery Court Records, 1842-1892. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 2005, 261 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-763-7.

Wilson County is a pivotal county in the early settlement of Tennessee and in the subsequent migration of people westward. It is surrounded by the counties of: Cannon, DeKalb, Rutherford, Smith and Sumner.  Chancery court records have provided many a detailed breakthroughs in family research not found elsewhere. This book is valuable research and reference tool that often supplies that missing link of the family frequently naming fathers, mothers, children, grandchildren, brother, sisters, aunts and uncles, considering that these courts heard cases that covered land and inheritance.

TN 148 $32.50

Wilson County, Tenn., Deeds, Marriages, and Wills, 1800-1902. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 1987, 244 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-605-3.

The county court clerk's office contains marriage records, guardian settlements, wills and inventories, and the minutes of the county court. The records date from 1800 down to the present. Fortunately, none of Wilson County's records are missing.  An effort has been made to abstract all of these records from 1800 through 1900. This book is the completion of that effort. This book does include the first of the deed books of Wilson County, Deed Books A & B.

TN 101 $32.50

Wilson County, TN., Deed Books C-M, 1793-1829. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 1984, 248 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-540-5.

Wilson County is a pivotal county in the early settlement of Tennessee, and in the subsequent migration of people westward. The earliest deeds in Wilson County are located in the register's office.

TN 86 $35.00

Wilson County, TN., Deed Books N-Z, 1829-1853. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 1984, 464 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-541-3.

TN 87 $45.00

Wilson County, TN., Genealogical Resource Material, 1827-1869. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 1997, 358 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-524-3.

This book is a companion book for the other books that have been done on Wilson County, covering the 1800's It primarily covers the period from 1827 to 1869. However, it does include events prior to 1827 and past 1869. This book is unique in that some of the records are in private hands, and are not available to the public at large: in particular, the Chancery Court Records and the Tax Lists.  The records contained in this book are: Power of Attorney Receipts, Fall Creek Baptist Church Minutes, Circuit Court Receipts 1849-1858, Circuit Court Minutes 1851-1860, Chancery Court Minutes 1834-1839, Tax Lists 1827-1829. The Tax lists are of particular value, in that they provide a county census for the years covered.

TN 108 $35.00

Wilson County, TN., The People of. (1800-1899) By: Thomas E. Partlow, Pub. 1983, Reprinted 2001, 158 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-308-9.

This book contains Wilson County Court Minutes for most of the years from 1802-1875, County Court Judgments for 1809-1819, Quarterly Court Minutes for 1816-1848, Wills & Inventories for 1871-1878. It also has some church records and minutes of Big Spring Church. There are also Lebannon Democrat excerpts. Oaths of Loyalty and some obituaries. This book is a rare glimpse into the lives of those people who lived in Wilson County during the 1800's and no attempt has been made to conceal the truth as revealed in these records.

TN 77 $25.00

Wilson County, TN., Trust Deed Books EE-NN, 1828-1868. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 1997, 351 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-383-6.

(Trust deeds are really mortgages. People are putting up their property. both real and personal, as collateral for loans. This said, there are some deed transactions in these records. These records are tremendously important because they are the records dealing with the buying and selling of slaves in Wilson County. By using census records, as well as other records, including these trust deed books, it should be possible for many people to trace their ancestry back to the slave.  To the authors knowledge these Trust Deed Books begin with "EE", because every effort was made and no earlier books were found in the County Court House.

TN 107 $35.00

Wilson County, TN., Wills, 1802-1850. By: Thomas Partlow, Pub. 1981, Reprinted 1998, 222 pages, Index, hard cover, ISBN #0-89308-230-9.

Wilson County records date back to the separation of the county from Sumner County in 1799. The records at the courthouse are probably as complete as any records to be found. The abstracts are taken from the first thirteen Wills & Inventories books to be found at the courthouse. The index contains the names of some 8,500 names.

TN 28 $30.00

Early East Tennessee Marriages. (2 volumes) By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1987, Reprinted 1996, 800 pages.

This volume is arranged alphabetically, first by grooms and then by brides. There are about 76,000 marriages

BS 19 $120.00

Early Middle Tennessee Marriages. (2 volumes) By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1988, 1200 pages.

This volume set is arranged alphabetically, first by grooms and then by brides. There are about 109,000 marriages including virtually all ante-bellum marriages available.

BS 23 $170.00

Early West Tennessee Marriages. (2 volumes) By: Byron & Barbara Sistler, Pub. 1990, 668 pages.

These two volumes are arranged alphabetically, first by grooms and then by brides. Each entry includes names of both participants plus date of license and / or ceremony, and county.

BS 123 $118.00