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Sumner County
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This county is available for adoption.

We're looking for folks who share our desire to put data online and are interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it. If you are interested joining our group as County Host for this website, or any of our websites, view our Volunteer Information page. A desire to transcribe data and know-how to make a webpage is required.

In the meantime, we'd be very happy to accept any data you'd care to contribute and would like to see displayed on this site. We're looking for birth/death/marriage records, obituaries, cemetery headstone readings, biographies, county histories, census data, pensions and other military data.

Email your transcribed data to me Christine Walters and I'll take care of putting it online.

WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR YOU.
I don't live in the area and I don't have the resources to do research



Sumner County was founded in 1786. It was named in honor of Maj. Gen. Jethro Sumner, officer of the French and Indian Wars. He served in defense of Charleston, in 1776. He fought in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown. He served in the Army at Valley Forge. He last served in the defense of North Carolina against Cornwallis.



ONLINE DATA

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census

Death Records
1908-1912

History

Military Records

News Articles

Obituaries

Old Homes



Surrounding Counties
Davidson -- Macon -- Robertson -- Trousdale -- Wilson

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