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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.

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I don't live in the area and I don't have the resources to do research



Wilson County was founded in 1799. It was named in honor of David Wilson. He served with distinction in the Revolutionary War. He would later become a member of the Territorial Assembly and speaker of the House of Representatives in 1794.

Lebanon is the county seat. Its population is 2,290. Other towns, Beck with, Rural Hill, Laguardo, Camperton, Austin. Statesville, Gladeville and Greenvale. The Cumberland River forms the northern boundary of the county. Other streams are Cedar, Spring, Barton, Spencer, Cedar Lick, Stone's, Suggs, Hurricane and Fall Creeks. The county lies within the basin and has a fertile soil. The surface is diversified with hills and valleys. The productions are corn, wheat, oats, rye, barley, grass, clover, fruits and stock. There is a barrel and stave factory at Lebanon. Cumberland University is located at Lebanon, besides academies and seminaries at various points.
Hand-book of Tennessee By A. W. Hawkins, Henry E. Colton 1882




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