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Anderson

October Updates
BIOS:
C. M. Kincaid - submitted by, Christine Walters

July Updates
CEMETERIES:
TVA Cemetery Study & Relocation data - submitted by, Pat Ezzell

May Updates
BIOS:
Dr. Charles Bonham Jones, B. S., M. D.
Charles Thomas Leonhardt
W. H. Miller
Col. John R. Neal, C. S. A.

Bedford

Host: Christine Walters
December Updates
BIO:
John E. Gore

CEMETERIES:
Sylvan - Partial

OBIT':
Wm. Cleveland Powell

November Updates
OBITS:
Potts, Crawford

BIOS:
Martin, Couch, Wiggins and Frost
PIONEER FAMILIES:
Reagor / Shook
OBITS:
Fuller, Gardner, Hart
CEMETERIES:
Austin, Harts Chapel, Parsons and Arnold - partials

October Updates
OBITS:
Sam Hart

NEWS:
Patton Anderson shot - contributed by Nancy Piper

August Updates
BIOS:
Alexander Cortner
Thomas White

CEMETERIES:
Garrett / Gentry and Powell -- Cemetery Signs from Patsy Patterson

DEEDS:
Various names

July Updates
BIOS:
Alexander Cooper, J.B. Cooper, James Appleby, Roberson A. Whitaker, J.M. Holt

OBITS:
April Newkirk, Jonnie Russell, Barbara Manier, Stella Pugh, Bella Victory, Albert Dunn

CITIES and TOWNS
Bell Buckle - History
Shelbyville - History

SCHOOLS:
Webb School 1870

June Updates
BIOS:
Clarence Shoffner
Thomas Newcome Greer
G.W. Cook
Henry H. // J.M.L. // William Stephens
John W. Wells

CEMETERIES:
Old Flat Creek - partial listing
Rosebank - partial listing

DEEDS -- several more posted

MILITARY:
WW II - James A Bearden
Revolution - John W. Bearden

OBITS:
Wosley / Rice / Hayes / Bearden/ Glidewell

May Updates
PIONEER FAMILIES:
Derrel J. Hart s/o Henry Hart with photos

BIOS:
Comer, Smith, Whittemore

OBITS:
Elkins, Hinkle, Milburn, Wright, Williams, Thaxton, Knox

April Updates
BUSINESS:
Oliver & Cowan Co
Sylvan Cotton Mills

COURTHOUSE Shelbyville TN

BIOGRAPHIES:
Buchanan, Cothran, Goldon, Solomon, Wheeler

OBITS:
Ray, Blackmon, Scales, Holden

CEMETERIES:
Richmond and Crowells Chapel - Partial

March Updates
BIOGRAPHIES:
Brown / Crowel / Dyer / Gillis / Montgomery / Stem / Williams

DEEDS:
Several new ones posted ..

OBITS:
Nance and Melson

February Updates
BIOS:
John A. Bramblett
Ida J. Collins
H.C. Dwiggins
William Little Frierson
John J. Gill
John R. Moon
W.B. Snell
Madison H. Webb

CEMETERIES:
Taylor-Lytle Cemetery
Wait-Friendship Friendship

COURTHOUSE - History

OBITS:
Arthur Edwin Adcock
Mrs. W.J. Allen
Ernest Anderson
Callie Anderson

January Updates
BIOS:
F.M. Bowling
Wm. Collier
Benj. Duggan
L.T. Gaunt
James Hoover
James Mitchell
John Ruth
William Shofner
Charles Warren

CEMETERIES:
Shook Cemetery Up to 1927
Transcribed by Christine Walters
Photos by Joe Blanton

DEEDS:
Excerpts for Book DD , EE, and FF

OBITUARIES:
Fred A. James
Grace Wrather King Pearson
Mattie Neal Porterfield
H.G. Rogers
Sara Frances Rogers

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Shook Family -- Excerpt from "Frosts & Related Families"

Benton

Host: Christine Walters
December Updates
PIONEER FAMILIES:
Presson / Pierce Families

OBITS:
Neely and Steep

CHURCHES:
Mt. Carmel United Methodist

November Updates
OBITUARIES:
Frank Wright, Lawona Wright and Imogene Culpepper, Grooms, Darrell, Arthur, Robbins, Zimmerman, Woods

October Updates
NEWS:
West Medlock contributed by Pam Rathbone

SURNAMES:
From researcher Sharon Hawes - Jordon, French and Waters

OBITS:
Stewart, Haskins and Norwood

August Updates
TVA Cemetery Relocation Data

June Updates
MILITARY:
Caleb A. Herrin - War of 1812

OBITS:
Sherman Ray Thompson

DEEDS:
Several news listed...

WILLS:
Nathan Nesbitt
Samuel Alsup

BIOS:
Alston Family
Caleb A. Herrin

May Updates
MARRIAGES - For Bain / Greer - from "Jeana"

OBITS:
French, Bawcum McLeroy, Morton, Mann, McColgan, Matlock, Milton, Menzies

BIOS:
Dr. Lew Wallace Dougherty

April Updates
CENSUS:
1870 1st Dist - Contributed by Amanda Jowers

OBITS:
Buchanan / Weatherby / Harrison / Hollingsworth / Williams

March Updates
CEMETERIES:
Flowers Cemetery - partial listing

EVA Site -- "Archaelogical in Benton TN"

GOSSIP: Camden area

MARRIAGES: 1868

OBITS: Melton / Tarr / Thornton / Warrick / Tubbs / Waters

February Updates
BIOGRAPHIES:
Willis Rushing
Robert Rushing
George Washington Hudson
Edward Gwin Hudson

CEMETERIES:
Hudson and Rushing Cemetery -- Updates

MILITARY:
Civil War - Calvin Rushing and Felix Hudson

OBITS:
Walter H. Rushing
Lynda Rushing Sayles
Leila Bell Salmond
Michael Smith

Bledsoe

May Updates
BIOS:
James Beriah Frazier
Samuel Davis McReynolds
Rufus E. Standefer

Blount

October Updates
Bio: Gideon Delzell

OBIT: Clemmer - submitted by, Erica Beatty

August Updates
Obit: Barton L. Warren - submitted by Pam Rathbone

Bradley

Host: Pam Rathbone
October Updates
Selected Marriage Records for the May Family - contributed by, Trish Elliott-Kashima

September Updates
1875 County fair
Cleveland Herald - October 12, 13, 14 and 15, 1875

A List of Premiums Bradley County Fair Awarded at the Fifth Annual Fair of Bradley County
Agricultural and Mechanical Association

Added FBI File, Title of Case and Offense or Nature of Matter Under Investigation: In re: John F. Disney, Bradley Co., Tenn. Alleged Violation Espionage Law.

August Updates
Newspaper Articles:
Death of An Aged Man
Disastrous Runaway
A man seriously injured
Dr. Lewis Giffin Will Probably Die in the Pen.
Wedding at Cleveland

Obit:
Mrs. Wm. Martin


May Updates
Added Court Record to Bradley County, TN. site

Abandoned Schools

Interesting Facts

February Updates
News Articles:
Missionary Dies
Homegrown Potatoes
Torrential Rains

Campbell

October Updates
African-American Data:
Lost Friends Article - submitted by, Rita Morgan

July Updates
CEMETERIES: Richmond Cemetery - submitted by Janette Richarson Perryman

July Updates
CEMETERIES:
TVA Cemetery Study & Relocation data - submitted by, Pat Ezzell

May Updates
County History

Cannon

 

Carroll

Host: Christine Walters
December Updates
OBITS:
James Bogle / Mary Bradfield

NEWSPAPERS:
Carroll Co Democrat Dec. 18, 1896

November Updates
CEMETERIES:
Oak Grove Congregational -- Complete and transcribed
New Bill Cemetery - Complete and transcribed

OBITS:
Eskew, Mead, Bailey, Barefoot, Barger, Barrow, Bartholomew, Yancey, Fleming, Jones, Newbill

NEWS:
Carroll Co Democrat Nov. 20, 1890 October Updates
OBITS:
Taylor, Miller, Scott, Jones, Caudill, James, Smothers, Rainey, Gowan, Fesmire, Williams, Boyd, Wilson, Woods
Obit from Wm. Altom for Thomas J. Stevens

NEWS:
Airplane Crash in Huntingdon -- sorry no dates known

OLD HOMES & BUILDING:
Hotel Olive in Huntingdon burned in 1930

HISTORY of Yuma TN

August Updates
NEWSPAPERS:
Carroll Co Democrat -- July 12, 1895
Vidicator - Septebmer 13, 1877

DEEDS:
Hiram Rumley -- contributed by Noel Geissman

OBITS:
Martha Marie Blurton
Armoury Kendall

July Updates
BIOS:
Carson, McCollum, Phillips, Teachout, Williams

OBITS:
Davis, Brandon, Autry, Wilks

June Updates
BIOS:
Tommie Vernon Warnick
James Dustin Carroll - Iraq Memorial

OBITS:
James Frederick Botton
James Dustin Carroll

MILITARY:
Iraq

May Updates

WILLS:
John R. Shipman - from Wm. Altom

CHURCHES:
Mud Creek Baptist Records

OBITS:
McLean, Hilliard, Gaskins, McLemore, Kennon, Tate

April Updates
CEMETRIES:
Updates on Stewart, Shofner and Humbles

OBITS:
Keeton, Dabbs, DePriest, Hampton, Thorne, Huffman, Willis, Jamison, Jordon, Chandler, Holder, Nesbitt, Johnson

NEWS:
News People 1874
Carroll County Demorat 1895

CITIES:
History of Clarksburg

March Updates
Selected DEEDS -- from Sharon Smith

WILLS:
Wm. Flewellin & John Morgan - from Sharon Smith

OBITS:
Albert and Rachel Morgan - from Sharon Smith
W.H. Eason and Mary Brewer - from Chris

CEMETERIES:
Blunt and Bradford

Carter

July Updates
CEMETERIES:
TVA Cemetery Study & Relocation data - submitted by, Pat Ezzell

May Updates
Church History:
The first Presbyterian Church in Elizabethton

Court Records:
First Court Held in 1796

Cheatham

 

Chester

Host: Amanda Jowers

October Updates

OBITS:
Eddie Meeker - submitted by, Janice Rice
Mary Sue (Scroggins) Lewis - contributed by, Christine Walters

August Updates

COBB burials in Old Montezuma Cemetery - contributed by, Carol Monroe

OBITS: Crook - contributed by, Christine Walters

June Updates

OBITS: Wilkins, Wilkinson, Williams, Wingate, Woods, Wright, Wyatt
Contributors: Christine Walters

May Updates

OBITS: O'Neal, Wylie, Meadows, Phillips
Contributors: Christine Walters

Claiborne

October Updates
BIOS: Patrick Willis Family - contributed by, Don Rivara

July Updates
CEMETERIES:
TVA Cemetery Study & Relocation data - submitted by, Pat Ezzell

May Updates
Local History

Clay

May Updates
BIO:
David Jones Frazier

Cocke

July Updates
CEMETERIES:
TVA Cemetery Study & Relocation data - submitted by, Pat Ezzell

May Updates
BIO:
William B. Ellison

Coffee

July Updates
CEMETERIES:
TVA Cemetery Study & Relocation data - submitted by, Pat Ezzell

May Updates
BIO:
Jesse Baldwin Templeton

Crockett

May Updates
BIO:
Joseph Thomas Green

Cumberland

May Updates
BIO:
Charles Eugene Keyes

Davidson

October Updates
Obits: Littlefield - submitted by, Nancy Washell; Wilkins - submitted by, Christine Walters

May Updates
Obits: Hodge, Walden -- Contributed by, Peggy McElfish
Also.. Buell - Transcribed by, Amanda Jowers
Babb Murders - Transcribed by, Amanda Jowers

Decatur

Host: Christine Walters
December Updates
OBITS:
Creasy, Bailey, Lee, Williams, Baker

November Updates
OBITS:
Butter, Montgomery, Maness, Marshall, Mcdowell, McKenzie, Mitchell, Monroe, Moore, Morris, Myracle, Pugh

CEMETERIES:
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery -- Partial listing

History of the town of Partinville October Updates
OBITS:
Parrish, Cordle, Raney, Dixon, Coleman

August Updates
CEMETERIES:
Hawkes Cemetery -
Photo of Cemetery Entrance and a few headstone photos of Lewis, Thomas, Wallace & Spence

OBITS:
From Bunice Bivins - Terry Joe Burnett
From Chris - Wallace, Smith, McPeake, Dunavant, Pratt

August Updates
CEMETERIES:
TVA Relocations

OBITS:
Bridges, Chambers, Floyd, Goff, Tuten, Rhodes, Evans

MILITARY:
Joe T. Kennedy WW II -- from Larry Beasley

June Updates
BIOS:
Lillard / Brasher / Montgomery / Rushing / McClure / Mc Millian / Bennett /

OBITS:
Borron / White / Britt / Durbin

CEMETERIES:
Yarbro - Mt. Lebanon
Yarbro - Decaturville

May Updates
BIOS:
Nathaniel, Alfred, Thomas, Bedford and Jesse MOORE

OBITS:
Keeton, Rushing, Houston, Smith, Laster, Tolley, Yarbrough

CEMETERIES:
Young Family -- complete

April Updates
SURNAMES:
Bivins -- reseacher Vicki Bivins

OBITS:
Ernest Bivins / Coy Bivins

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Bivins family by Vicki Bivins

March Updates
CEMETERIES:
Crossroads Cemetery -- Entrance Picture
Jeanette/Salem Cemetery - Entrance Picture & a few headstones
Bear Creek Cemetery - Entrance Picture a couple of headstones
Lewis Cemetery - Additional Photos and information

CHURCHES:
Salem Church - Photo
Bear Creek Church - photo

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Crowder Family -- contributed by John Conway
Lewis Family -- new information - and photos

SCHOOLS:
Log Cabin -- in the Jeanette area

February Updates
Pioneer Family:
William L. Lewis Family

Cemetery: Lewis

Business: Lewis Store at Brodies Landing

School: Mountain Oak

January Updates
BIOGRAPHIES:
Fisher / Boaz / Akin / Jones / Cummings / Townsend / Hanes / Vise / Ingram / Welch / Neely / Blount / Pevahouse / Rhodes / Riggs / Rogers / Steagald / Taylor / Thompson / Tuten / Walters / Warren / White

OBITUARIES:
Swift -- from Mary Elizabeth Partin
Others -- Brittain, Coker, Sims, Woody, Collett, Flanagan, Lewis, Grimsley, Fisher, Fergeson, Dunkle, Vaughn

DeKalb

May Updates
BIO:
John Wesley Overall

Dickson

May Updates
Local History

Dyer

June Updates
Williams obit - Contributed by, Christine Walters

May Updates
OBIT: Judge W. A. Fowlkes, Jr.

February Updates
Taylor/Chambers Bible Records - Contributed by, Sharon Smith

Fayette

February Updates
Bible Records - Taylor/Chambers, Richie/Chambers
Local story of Bruce Johnson Chambers
Chambers/Atkinson Marriage
Several obits for the families of: Chambers, Chandler, Fletcher, Privette, Smalley, Steele
All Contributed by, Sharon Smith

Fentress

May Updates
BIO:
Judge W. F. Story

Franklin

October Updates
OBITS:
John M. Bennett, Luvenia Featherston Parks Bennett - contributed by Margaret Kelley

Land Records - contributed by, Jeana Gallagher

September Updates
OBIT:
Sam Dudley Hart Sr. - contributed by Christine Walters

May Updates
BIO:
Isham Greene Harris

Gibson

May Updates

Pruitt Cemetery photo - Contributed by Tim Batross / Big Black Creek Historical Association
Obit: Thelma Via - Contributed by, Christine Walters

Giles

May Updates
BIO:
Neil S. Brown

Grainger

August Updates
Obit: R. R. Barbre - submitted by Pam Rathbone

May Updates
BIO:
Judge James T. Shields

Greene

August Updates
OBITS: Sipe - contributed by, Christine Walters

August Updates
OBITS: John & Robert Brannan obits contributed by, Pamela Tubbs

Grundy

 

Hamblen

 

Hamilton

Host: Frances Cooley
December Updates:
Chattanooga:
One of The First White Children Born in Ross Landing
Ross Landing, Chattanooga

News Articles
Reunion at Glen
Tennessee's Oldest Citizen

November Updates:
Military:
Chickamauga/Chattanooga National Military Park
Union Soldiers Interred in Chattanooga National Cemetery
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Miscellaneous

Trail of Tears

Churches:
Houses of Worship
First Presbyterian Church
Worship of God in Early Days

October Updates
Military:
Union Soldiers Interred in Chattanooga National Cemetery
New Jersey
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Soldiers in the Early Indian Campaigns
Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

Chattanooga:
Chattanooga on the Tennessee River

September Updates
Military:
Union Soldiers Interred in Chattanooga National Cemetery

Kentucky
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri

August Updates
News Articles:
A Tennessee Ghost Story

Chattanooga:
Synoptical History of Chattanooga
Illustrious Men
The War
Ward Boundaries

July Updates
Military:
Union Soldiers Interred in Chattanooga National Cemetery
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas

June Updates

Military:
Distinguished Service Cross
Revolutionary Soldier Pensioners
Soldiers Cemetery
WWII casualties
County Government:
Hamilton County

Biographies:
Jouell N. McCutcheon - Contributed by: Amanda Jowers

Origin of Names

May Updates

Military:
Deserters
Conscription

News Articles:
Sunday Law in Tennessee
A Coal Famine Feared At Chattanooga

Chattanooga:
City of Chattanooga
Lookout Mountain Property For Sale

March Updates

Union Soldiers Interred in Chattanooga National Cemetery

Mary Edwards Walker

February Updates
Cemeteries:
Kirklin Cemetery - Contributed by: Linda Rodriguez

Church Histories - Contributed by: Linda Rodriguez

Powder Mill Explodes

News Articles:
Brigandage In Tennessee
Caught on A Cowcatcher
Deadly Duel

January Updates
Historic Spots

Military:
Chattanooga Cemetery
Military News
Military Importance of East Tennessee

Chattanooga:
Chattanooga History
Early Manufacturing and Future History
Famous Mountains

News Articles
A Difficult Operation

Hancock

October Updates
BIO: Rev. Charles Kesterson - Contributed by, Christine Walters

Hardeman

August Updates
BIO: G. N. Albright - Contributed by, Judy

May Updates
Kirk/Russell Civil War Data - Contributed by, Shirley Russell Taylor-Hopkins

Hardin

October Updates
Obits: Alexander - contributed by, Christine Walters

Military Records - Battle of Shiloh

August Updates
Obits: Smith - Contributed by, C. H.
Connor, Lewis - Contributed by, Christine Walters

June Updates
Obits: White, Willis, Woodruff - Contributed by, Christine Walters

May Updates
Obit: Hattie Blankenship - Contributed by, Christine Walters

Hawkins

September Updates
Pioneer Families:
Anderson
Will: William Lamer August Updates
Obits:
Arnott, Rimer, Odell, Kiser, Cavin, Looney, Johnson, Shiveley, Dalton, Bradley, Byer, Bruner, Wonders, Davis, Enix, Gibbons, Brewer, Rogan, Harris and Carmack
Charles Anderson, Enoch Anderson, Faneeda Anderson, Isobel Anderson, Jolynn Anderson, William Anderson, John Bradley, Carson Brewer, Margaret Cupp, Jack Davis, Roxie Davis, Margaret Dillon, Virginia Everhart, Victoria Greer, Judith Johnson, James Lewis

Newspaper:
miscellaneous page for newspaper tidbits of information plus 2 newspaper articles
Tennessee Tornado, Sad Details Regarding Hawkins County Cloudburst (names several families)
Article giving details about Nath. W. Williams places of residence and his opinion about a Gen. Burr

May Updates
Duncan Family Census Abstracts - Contributed by, Channah4

Haywood

 

Henderson

Hosts: Christine Walters & Amanda Jowers
December Updates:
BIOS:
Evans, Holmes, Jarrett, Myracle, Smith, Williams

BUSINESS:
C.E. Bolens Drug Store
Cleo Kelley's Grocery

CEMETERIES:
Ebenezer Cemetery -- Photos and list - Complete
Stone Cemetery - Complete List
Hare Cemetery - Partial list photos for Jones Lindsey
Lexington Cemetery - Over 50 new photos
McCall Cemetery - Complete list - Complete photos
Beech River Cemetery - Complete List
Coffman Cemetery - Complete List

CHURCHES:
Ebenezer Church Scotts Hill Photo

OBITS: over 90 new obits transcribed..
Altom, Beal, Bingham, Bobbitt, Bolen, Bracken, Britt, Brown, Buck, Cannon, Cochran, Conner, Creasy, Dressender, Duck, Essary, Fesmire, Frizzell, Garner, Gritch, Gourley, Haynes, Holmes, Johnson, Jordan, Jowers, Lawrence, Lewis, Martin, McKee, Milton, Moody, Moss, Mullins, Pafford, Parker, Pierce, Prather, Reed, Reeves, Rhodes, Rogers, Scobey, Scott, Sisson, Smith, Todd, Tubbs, Wallace, Watson, Wheeler, White, Wilkins, Willis, Wilson, Wood, Woods, Wright,

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Flanagin

November Updates:
Court Records:
September Term 1860

Crime & Punishment:
Thos. O'Neal (col.), Stonaker

Gossip:
Lexington - W. J. Wilson house burns

Legal Notices:
Mary J. Austin vs. Henry C. Austin, Emily N. Smith, Sarah S. Fisher, Martha L. Neal, David W. Austin
E. H. Austin & son vs. D. S. Kennedy
Thos. Green, Adm'r of Robt. P. Cooper dec'd vs. Wm. H. Cooper, Charles Cooper, Sallie Neal, et. als.

Marriages:
R. D. Thompson & Maggie Ross, B. F. Sears & F. A. McKenzie

News Articles:
County Court Day - June 1875 (Bonds, Reports & Settlements, Inventories & Sales, Misc.)

Obits:
75 more added including these names - Blevins, Barrow, Barrett, Bartholomew, Barr, Bethune, Bass, Barker, Barrells, Beacham, Beal, Berryman, Beard, Beasley, Bedwell, Beecham, Beelart, Benthal, Belew, Bell, Benfield, Benjamin, Bennett, BensonAdvertisements from 1875 newspapers

Church Records:
Palestine Cumberland Presbyterian History 1881 - 1973

Directories:
1875 - Masonic, Odd-Fellows, Board of Lexington, Patrons of Husbandry, Henderson County

Gossip:
Tidbits of news from Parkers Cross Roads & Lone Elm communities

Legal Notices:
Austin vs. Swift

Obits:
100+ including the surnames - Baggett, Bagwell, Bailey, Bain, Baker, Barker, Barber, Baxter, Bates, Bateman, Barnett, Barnes, Banks, Bancom, Ballard, Ball, Barnhill, Barrow, Barry, Cunningham

Real Estate Transfers - July 2, 1875

BIO:
Walter Roberts

DOE CREEK SCHOOL:
Pavillion Ribbon Ceremony

CITIES & TOWNS:
History of Alberton by Walter Roberts - contributed by Bill Altom

PIONEERS:
Altom Family -- contributed by Bill Altom
Eason/Outlaw Family - contributed by Patricia Outlaw Rickman

SCHOOLS: Contributed by Bill Altom
Parkers Crossroads Early
Parkers Crossroads 1938 - 1939

CEMETERIES:
Ridley Cemetery -- Photos and Information - Complete
Shiloh Cemetery -- Partial with photos

CHURCHES:
Stone Hill Pentecostal Church

October Updates:
Cemeteries:
Ebenezer - Complete listing with some photos added
Ridley Chapel - Complete listing with some photos
Shiloh Baptist - Partial listing - more to come

Census:
1830 Federal Census for Henderson county - first 12 pages now online - more to come!

Obituaries:
Acklin, Adair, Adams, Adcox, Akins, Aldridge, Alexander

September Updates:
CEMETERIES:
Hendrex Cem -- Complete with all the photos
Mt. Ararat - Updated with some photos
Dukes Chapel - updated with some photos
Pleasant Grove - updated with some photos
Corinth - updated with photos
Oak Grove - updated with photos

CHURCHES:
Mt. Ararat - photo
Dukes Chapel - photo
Pleasant Grove - photo

OBITS --- about 75 new obits..

Added forms for submitting an obituary or a headstone transription

August Updates:
Cemeteries:
Olive Branch - Contributed by, Joy Beth Campbell
Others - Berry Olive, Center Hill Holiness (with photos) - complete

Obituaries:
Alexander, Atkins, Atkinson, & Autry

Surnames:
Flanagan added - researcher Penny Flanagan Fortune

July Updates:
CEMETERIES:
Antioch -- complete (and thats a big one)
Palestine -- Lots of Updates and new photos
Center Ridge Methodist
Transcribed by Joy Beth Campbell -- Noe Family, Juno, Bargerton and Cravens
Also Flake & Foster - Complete

OBITS: Little, McCoy, Haywood, Maness, Phillips, Pearson, Engels, Williams, Lancaster, Barrow, Simmons, Tate, Roach, Roger, Reel, Melton, McBride, Ludlow, Hailey, Stubblefield, Soulters, Kirk, Adams, Yates, Smith, James, Boyd, Eller, Blankenship, Martin, Wood, Wright, Whittle, Williams, Rhodes, Rickman, Milner, Myracle, Prater, Yelverton, Blankenship, Cheek, Armstrong, Azbill, Beaver, Bledsoe, Burkholter, Burnine, Bush, Carson, Copley, Cox, Creasy, Davis, Dickson Fields, Graves, Grisham, Grissom, Hare, Hart, Hayes, Johnson, Kilgore, Maness, Matheny, McBride, McCormick, Melton, Mullins, Olson, Payne, Poore, Pruett, Reeves, Robinson, Sansone, Scott, Seitz, Singleton, Stewart, Turnipseed, White, Williams, Wilson, Wooley, Wood, Woods, Wright, Yager

SCHOOLS:
Center Hill School 1916-1917
Old Wildersville School
Miss Colburn's Female School
Covey School
Lexington High - 1940

TOWNS:
Center Hill Community by Lou Coffman

BIOS:
Jones, Fesmire, Bailey, Wilson

MILITARY:
Earl R. Campbell


June Updates:
BIBLE RECORDS:
Christopher Family - transcribed by Annice Meeler

BIOS:
Willis FIllmore Arnold - from Barb Z

BUSINESS & MFG:
Biltmore Hotel
Thomas Radio Shop

CEMETERIES:
Mt. Ararat - complete with additonal information provided by Brenda Davis

CHURCHES:
St. Andrews History - transcribed by Annice Meeler

NEWS:
Our Senior Ceneter - transcribed by Annice Meeler

OBITS:
Beasley, Clark, Gross, Laws, McBride, Neisler, Olive, Perry, Richardson, Roberts, Rogers, Steurer, Williams also - BRADFIELD, CARRINGTON, EVANS, FISHER, GILBERT, JOHNSON, MANESS, STEPHENS, TOLLEY, WHITE, WILKINS, WILSON

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Sullivan Cabin - from Dickey SUllivan

SCHOOLS:
Bethel School


May Updates:
MILITARY:
Civil War: Nathan Andrew Gardner, Sr.

WWI: BECTON, GARDNER, HARDIN, MANLEY

WWII: ANDERSON, CAGLE, FLANAGAN, FULLERTON, GABBARD, GARDNER, GRAVES, GURLEY, HARDY, MANLEY, TODD

KOREA: FESMIRE, GIVENS, KEEN, UTLEY

VIETNAM: FESMIRE

OBITS: 100+
ABERNATHY, ADAMS, ALEXANDER, AMIS, ANDERSON, AUTRY, AYERS, BAXTER, BEAL, BECTON, BRASFIELD, BURSEY, CAGLE, COGDELL, COPLEY, COX, CROWE, CULPEPPER, DOUGLAS, EASON, EUBANKS, FESMIRE, FLANAGAN, FOWLER, FULLERTON, GABBARD, GARDNER, GARRETT, GIVENS, GOURLEY, GRAVES, GREEN, GREENWAY, GURLEY, HAMILTON, HAMLETT, HARDIN, HARDY, HOLMES, HORTON, JACKSON, JOHNSON, JORDAN, KEEN, LEWIS, LINDSEY, LOVELL, MANLEY, McCLAIN, McDONALD, MORGAN, PETERSON, SIKES, THREADGILL, TODD, TYLER, USERY, UTLEY, WHITE, WHITTLE, WILKINS, WILSON, WISE, WOODARD
Beecham, Blankenship, Bledsoe, Britt, Brown, Buck, Burke, Burton, Hamm, Hancken, Harmon, Harris, Hart, Hester, Hill, Holt, Horn, Howard, Hutton, Jowers, Wilson, Wylie

CEMETERIES:
Independence
Duke Memorial
Duke Chapel

BIOS:
Auburn Powers with photo

April Updates:
BIOGRAPHIES:
M. DeWitt Carnal
Joseph W. McCall

CEMETERIES:
Hare Cemetery - Updated by Decoration Day 1933 from Bill Altom
Small Cemetery - Complete
Wallace Cemetery - Complete
Bible Grove Cemetery - Additional information contributed by, Brenda Davis
Hayes Cemetery - Additional information contributed by, Brenda Davis
Mazies Chapel Cemetery - Information contributed by, Brenda Davis, Photos by, Amanda Jowers & Becca Keen, and obituaries
CHURCHES:
Christ of Church Christian Chapel - from Bill Altom

OBITUARIES:
From Bill Altom: David Crockett Altom / Sarah Shipman Altom
Others..
Barker / Britt / Britton / Clarke / Clenney/ Darden / Davis / Deere / Derryberry / Douglas / Droke / Dyer / Fanning / Flake / Lewis / McBride / Mooney / Perry / Roberts / Small / Stone / Taylor / Wilkinson
And - ALEXANDER, ANDERSON, AUSTIN, BALLARD, BARRELLS, BREWER, BRITT, BURTON, CARNLEY, COZART, DAVIS, EDWARDS, ELLIS, EVANS, FAULKNER, FESMIRE, FRENCH, FRIZZELL, GARVEY, GRIMSLEY, HAYES, HAYS, HOLCER, HOLMES, JOWERS, KING, MANESS, MOODY, PARKER, PETERSON, PHELPS, PORTER, ROBERTS, ROSSON, SCOTT, STAFFORD, STEPP, TATE, WALLACE, WILLIAMS, WOOD, WOODS

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Small Family History - from Bill Altom

March Updates:
BIBLE RECORDS:
Noel / Morgan - Contributed by Sharon Smith

BIG SPRINGS TENNESSE
In the Middlefork Community near Lexington
School - 1873 - 1898
Cemetery - History and Photos
Presbyterian Church - History and Photos

CEMETERIES:
Mullins Cemetery - Photos and History from Helen Mullins Burnine
New Bethel Cemetery - A few Photos and Church -- from Lynn Walters

PIONEER FAMILIES:
The Gilbert Family -- Contributed by Joe E. White
* Biography, Photos and History*

February Updates:
OBITUARIES:
38 obits for the Blankenship family ..
Contributed by "me -- yours truly" .. see the obit index

MILITARY:
Caleb Franklin Blankenship -- Civil War Record
Lemuel Parker -- contributed by William Altom

CEMETERIES:
Kizer Cemetery (Black) ... Complete with a photo
Transcribed by David Donahue 2003

February Updates:
CEMETERIES:
Cedar Grove & Friendship updated from information from Joe White
Derryberry - Updated with information from Brenda Davis
Sand Ridge - Obituary and Photo of Docha Jines Sipes from Rita Morgan

OBITS:
Harrington, Beecham, Johnson, Ross, Allen, Hickerson, Phillips, McKee, Barr, Frye, Anderson, Baccus, Brasfield

January Updates:
BIOS:
Don Austin
Charles H. Hinson
Katherine Lewis Roberts
Jackson D. Stewart
Guy Walker

CEMETERIES:
Morgan Cemetery - Complete up to 2001
Palestine Presbyterian - Complete up to 2004

DEEDS:
Deed for Mt. Gilead Presbyterian Church
Contributed by Betty Parkham

OBITS:
Jaramello, Lewis, Wilkinson, Dyer, Williams, Flowers, Davis, Tart, Wall, Hinsley, Hicks, Helms, Hughes, Howell, Britt, Anderson, Moody

REUNIONS:
Taylor Homecoming 1939

Henry

October Updates
OBIT: Dennis Street - contributed by, Janice Rice

May Updates
Atlas Archie Lindsey, Jr. obit - contributed by, Christine Walters

February Updates
Noell/Grizzard Bible Record - Contributed by, Sharon Smith

Hickman

Host: Rita Morgan

December Updates:
1850 Census with Surname Index – First 45 pages

Delayed Birth Certificates:
Robert Clifford Pace
Sam Tarnce Pace
Thomas Clement Pace

Obituaries:
Clettie McClearen Warrington
Johnnie Thompson Dotson

Newspaper Articles:
Birth Announcements
Wedding Announcements
Community Gossip
Miscellaneous News

November Updates:
BIOS:
20 from Goodspeed’s History of Tennessee

Cemeteries: - Partial
Bethel Cemetery
Breece Cemetery
Edwards Cemetery
Milan Cemetery
Wade-Peeler Cemetery

1850 and 1860 Mortality Schedules

1868 Hickman County Marriage Records with Witnesses

OBITS:
15 Obituaries

Search Engine added to Home Page

Houston

August Updates
Powell obit - contributed by, fawn

Humphreys

October Updates
OBITS:
Bates, Chappell, Cowen, Jones, McCown, Murphy, Page, Smith, Sugg - submitted by A Friend of Free Genealogy

Jackson

 

Jefferson

May 2009 Updates: King/Hensley Marriage -- Contributed by, Raymond King

Johnson

 

Knox

November Updates
OBIT: R. B. Dowell

August Updates
NEWS ARTICLE: Jesse Ward (12 yr old arsonist) - submitted by Nancy Piper
OBIT: Samuel Carrick - submitted by Nancy Piper

May Updates
Mrs. Alsey Bryant obit - Contributed by, Linda D.
Dreadful Tornado of May 24, 1808 News Article - Contributed by, Nancy Piper

April Updates
Obits: Blanc, Bradshaw, Browning, Campbell, Carter, Clemmer, Clifton, Cox, Kinsler, Sims, Smathers, Wilbanks, Workman

All contributed by, Norita Shepherd Moss
Marrying and Dying - contributed by, Barb Z.

Lake

April Updates
1891 - 1892 Marriages

Lauderdale

October Updates
BIO: G. M. D. Bowers - Contributed by, Christine Walters

May Updates
Charles R. Jennings obit - Contributed by, Linda Rodriguez

Lawrence

October Updates
Church History: Church burned by a Mob - Contributed by, Pam Rathbone

Lewis

 

Lincoln

October Updates
Selected marriage records - contributed by, Elsie Davis

Loudon

 

Macon

 

Madison

Host: Christine Walters

December Updates
BUSINESS:
Newspapers - Forked Deer Blade 1883

OLD HOMES:
Oakview
Wyatt A. Taylor Home

OBITS:
Bailey, Baher, Still, Cobb, Neill, Hunt, Rehr

CHURCHES:
St. Lukes Episcopal

BIOGRAPHIES:
John L. Wisdom
Biographical Directory 1796 - 1969

November Updates
GALLERY:
Old Jackson Greyhound (Before and after)

GOSSIP:
Spring Creek - information from Amanda Jowers
Jackson 1875 -

CEMETERIES:
Beech Bluff - Partial listing

CRIME:
Pope Murder - Hanging of Milton McLean
October Updates
BUSINESS:
The Painted Lady

CEMETERIES:
Riverside - some Robinson photos from Rita Morgan

OBITS:
Orren Eaton Robinson - from Rita Morgan

August Updates
OLD HOMES:
James O'Connor Home -- 363 South Royal
James S. Lyon Home

CHURCHES:
Providence Methodist 1860

MILITARY:
Battle of Salem Cemetery

TOWNS/CITIES:
Providence - some history

BIOS:
Robert Bailey Hurt
Thoams M. McCarry

OBITS:
Larry J.D. Doyle

SURNAMES:
Dewlaney - Researcher Shirley Rienecker
Earnhart - Researcher Brent Miller

July Updates
TOWNS and CITIES:
Beech Bluff , Henderson and Malesus

OBITS:
Deacon, Lewis, White, Williams, Wise, Woods, Shaw, Pruett, Webb, Wilson, Wyand

CEMETERIES:
Providence -- Complete

June Updates
BIOS:
Willis Fillmore Arnold
Newsom Rayburn Barham
Henry Wm. Louis
James Andrew Martin

OBITS:
Hill and Mullins

OLD HOMES:
John H. Tomlin
G.N. Harris
Bellwoo
P.J. Murray

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Samuel Jackson Hays Family

May Updates
CEMETERIES:
Chapman Cemetery
Oak Grove Baptist Missionary
Soon to be restored by Tim Bastross / Big Black Creek Assoc.

SCHOOLS:
Booker Knob School Soon to be restored by Tim Bastross / Big Black Creek

OBITS:
I guess we all know who "Blue Suede Shoes" Carl Perkins and his wife Valda (Crider) Perkins
With headstones at Ridgecrest Cemetery

April Updates
Big Black Creek Historical Society - rightup from the Jackson Sun January 2009
Several of the cemeteries I've covered are:
See the Cemetery Index..
Old Soldiers Cemetery
Oak Grove Baptist
Denmark Methodist
Crittenden
Currie
Taylor Cemetery
Spring Creek Cemetery
Springfield Cemetery

More April Updates

CEMETERIES:
Clover Cemetery - complete
Spring Creek - Partial
Wood Cemetery - Complete
Williams Cemetery - Complete
Wallace / Shadow Lawn - Complete
Wallace / Canavon - Complete
Vantreese Family - Complete

OBITS:
Boykin / DeLoach/ Henderson / Milam / Moore / Nichols / Scott / Smith / Thompson / Upton / Warren / Whitman/ Winslow / Woolfolk

TOWNS:
History of Medon
History of Mercer

March Updates
BIBLE RECORDS:
Willis Moore Family - Contributed by Sharon Smith
Noel and Morgan - Contibuted by Sharon Smith

BIOGRAPHIES:
Fannie A. Alston Murchison

CEMETERIES:
Cobb Cemetery
Denmark Presbyterian Cemetery

CHURHES:
Denmark Presbyterian Church - Photo only

MILITARY:
Civil War: Battle of Britton Lane
Including John Ingram Bivouac - United Confederation Veterans

OBITS:
From Sharon Smith: Moore, Noel

PIONEER FAMILIES:
Key Family

WILLS:
Wm. Wesley Gordon
Willis Moore

February Updates
BIOS:
Dr. Wm. Butler
Brig. Gen. Alexander W. Campbell

CEMETERIES:
Mt. Moriah Cemetery - Complete

OLD PLANTATIONS & ESTATES:
Gibbs Estate
Edgewood
McCorry Home
Rose Hill
Adam Huntsman Home - "The Cedars"

January Updates
CEMETERIES:
Gregory Cem -- finished.. Its just a small one..

NEWS ARTICLES:
Earthquake 1824
The 4th of July 1824

OBITS:
Jim Hollowell
Mary T. Wells
A.D. Brown

Marion

 

Marshall

May Updates
Selected Marriages 1878 - 1905 -- Contributed by, Kristina Ahuja

Maury

August Updates
OBITS: Jane Brown - Contributed by, K. Torp
others - Gregg J. Jimenez, Kip Reel, Nadie Ladd, Daniel Burson, Nellie Holt, C. K. Ervin, Billy Bass, Mason Bates, Allen Bean, Jackie Bills, Robert Brindley, Howall Burrow, Peggy McCormick, Loretha Cheatham, Louise Glasscock, Chris Sajovic, Mary Hyatt, Ruth Rutledge, Mattie Holland, Loyd Huckaby, Allen Bean

NEWS ARTICLE: "Shot Son-in-law For a Squirrel

May Updates
BIO:
James Holland - Transcribed by, Linda Rodriguez

McMinn

April Updates
Will: Thomas B. Mayfield - contributed by, Butch Holladay

McNairy



November Updates
CEMETERIES:
Mathis Cemetery - contributed by Louise Frazer

August Updates
SCHOOLS:
Gooch School 1920 class photo - contributed by, Shirley Taylor-Hopkins

July Updates
CEMETERIES:
Eureka Cemetery - Stewart Burial - Submitted by Shirley Russell Taylor-Hopkins

June Updates
OBITUARIES: Tina WOOD - Contributed by, Christine Walters

May Updates
BIOGRAPHIES
Lazarus C. & Laura M. RUSSELL
Submitted by Shirley Russell Taylor-Hopkins

CITIES
Stantonville

CEMETERIES
Moss Creek Cemetery aka Gooch Cemetery
Submitted by Shirley Russell Taylor-Hopkins April Updates
CEMETERIES:
Eureka Cemetery
Ingram Cemetery
Kirk Cemetery

Marriage Records
All Contributed by, Shirley Russell Taylor-Hopkins

Meigs

 

Monroe

 

Montgomery

October Updates
OLD LETTERS:
Maclaughlin Letter - submitted by Rita Morgan

August Updates
News Article: Elijah Garney murder - submitted by Nancy Piper

July Updates
Ligon Revolutionary War pension abstract - contributed by, K. Torp

Moore

October Updates
Local Lore: Joe Stem Birthday - submitted by Martha Mendez

Morgan

 

Obion

 

Overton

May Updates
Cemetery:
Webb burials at Overton Memorial Gardens -- Contributed by, Leslie Mckusker

Selected Marriage records -- Contributed by, Leslie Mckusker

Perry

July Updates
Little Family - Contributed by Susie Dabbs & Family

June Updates
Williams obits - contributed by, Christine Walters

February Updates
Deeds - Contributed by, Sharon Smith

Pickett

 

Polk

Hosted by: Pam Rathbone
August Updates
1840 Pensioners of the Revolutionary or military services

NEWS ARTICLES:
"Moonshiners Captured"
"Rich Gold Fields, Discovered in Polk County, near Ducktown"
Death of Capt. Duff

July Updates
Bio of Thomas Jefferson Bandy

May Updates

Court Minutes

News Articles added:
A Moonshine Curiosity
Woman Moonshiner
Successful Raid
Old Offenders Caught
Moonshiners Again
Destroyed their Plant
Successful Raid (Made on Booze Makers in Polk County)

Caney Creek - A town with no vehicles

March Updates
News Articles:
Trouble Spot in Tennessee
Preacher locked up for illicit distilling
Remarkable suicide of Capt. Jas. Pittit
T. N. Epperson

Putnam

 

Rhea

May Updates
Murphy/Collins Family - Transcribed by, Annice Meeler
Obit: George Washington Everett -- Contributed by, A Friend of Free Genealogy

Roane

 

Robertson

February Updates
Robertson County Court Records
Deeds
The Murder of David J. Walton
Old Homes of the Walton Family
All Contributed by, Sharon Smith

Rutherford

October Updates
BIO: L. J. Smitherman - contributed by, Christine Walters

OBIT: Kleinschmidt - contributed by, Melva Taylor

May Updates
WILL:
Richard Brown - Contributed by, Diane Ricks

Scott

 

Sequatchie

 

Sevier

Hosted by: Sam Maner

Shelby

October Updates
OBITS: Mitchell & Moore - contributed by, Sara Hemp

Deaths: 1848 - contributed by, Barb Z.

August Updates
Ballentine, Crosley & Hutchinson obits - contributed by, Kathie Marynik
Lewin obit - contributed by, Christine Walters

June Updates
Wilkes, Wilkins, Willis, Wooley obits - contributed by, Christine Walters

May Updates
Robert Wylie, Jr. obit - contributed by, Christine Walters

April Updates
William T. Sherman obit - contributed by, Candi H.

January Updates
Births 1874 - 1900 - submitted by, Kim Torp

Smith

July Updates
Ligon Revolutionary War pension abstract - contributed by, K. Torp

June Updates
Witcher obit - contributed by, Christine Walters

Stewart

 

Sullivan

October Updates
GRAHAM obituary - contributed by, Sara Hemp

Sumner

October Updates
OBITS: Carr & Varner - Submitted by, Marland Boucher

April Updates
Slave jailed in Maryland - contributed by, Kim Torp

Tipton

Host: Rita Morgan

December Updates
Biographies:
27 Biographies added (S thru Z)

1840 Census – Complete

Cemeteries:
150 additional listings added to R. H. Munford Cemetery

Families:
The Cavenar Family – Submitted by Karen Seeman

November Updates

Biographies:
43 Biographies added (E thru R)

CEMETERIES:
Bethel Cemetery
Campground Cemetery
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Charleston Cemetery
Clopton Cemetery

DEATH RECORDS:
Shelby county death certs. with a Tipton Co. connection D - J October Updates

MILITARY:
Confederate Pension Application Index
Tipton County Veterans Memorial
Casualty Lists:

Civil War
Spanish American War
World War I
World War II
Korean Conflict
Vietnam War

OBITS:
Bass, Campbell, Cooper, Cullum, Drowning, Ferrell, Franklin, Garland, Glass, Hall, Harrison, Hartsfield, Harvell, King, Koonce, Matthews, McLillie, Morris, Munford, Owen, Palmer, Payne, Ralph, Sales, Smith, Taylor, Wade, Warren, White, Wren

History of Tipton county

TOWNS & COMMUNITIES:
Munford

EARLY SETTLERS

CEMETERIES:
Mount Carmel
Poplar Grove
Smyrna
Tipton Family
R. H. Munford
Ravenscroft

Historical Markers with pictures

WILLS & PROBATES:
John P. Caldwell
Addison Paxton
Archibald Walker
Benjamin Smith, Jr.
James Moore
Stephen Childress

DEATH RECORDS:
1860 Mortality Schedule
Shelby county death certs. with a Tipton Co. connection A - C
NEWS ARTICLES:
The Brad Yarborough Murder
Accidental poisoning of the Sanford children
Henry Foster shot and killed
Telephonic communication established between Covington and Plum Point
Miss Lillian B. Perry’s winning essay on “A Model Husband”
Rev. H. W. Key of Mason robbed of $60
1891 Letter to the Editor from Mary Jane Richardson Fields seeking information about her family
L. D. Key, MD moves from Mason, TN to Greenville, TX
Colonel Richardson captured by Union Troops at Covington
Marriage Notice – Joe Hall to Mrs. Mat. E. Holloway
Enraged at Being Jilted by Ninth Prospective Wife
Effects of Jug of Christmas Whiskey
Tornado Kills Man, Injures 1

BIOGRAPHIES:
21 Bios from Goodspeed A - D

County History - contributed by Barb Z.

September Updates

CEMETERIES:
Old Randolph
Indian Creek
Crigger
R. H. Munford

TOWNS & COMMUNITES:
Randolph -

Future Town of Randolph - 1827
Laws of the Corporation of Randolph - 1835
NEWSPAPER ARTICLES:
19th Century Misc.
19th Century Classified Ads

OBITS: several from the 1800's! - check the index

DEATH RECORDS:
1850 Mortality Schedule

Trousdale

 

Unicoi

May Updates
BIO:
James Jefferson Britt - Transcribed by, Linda Rodriguez

Union

 

Van Buren

 

Warren

June Updates
Wilson obit - contributed by, Christine Walters

Washington

 

Wayne

 

Weakley

October Updates
OBIT: Wilson - contributed by, Christine Walters

White

October Updates
Marriage Records

Williamson

 

Wilson

 

2010 Updates



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