Tennessee Genealogy

Tennessee Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. While the original thought was to provide this website as a resource for finding genealogy and historical data concerning Tennessee on the web, we have begun adding specific data to this site for your personal use.

Blount County Residents in the Tennessee Southern Claims Commission Index

This index lists Blount County Tennessee residents who filed claims with the Southern Claims Commission from 1871 to 1873 which were subsequently investigated, deliberated over, and either allowed or disallowed. These 76 Blount County residents claimed their property had been taken by United States military personnel for use in the Civil War. …
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Tennessee Southern Claims Commission Index, 1871-1880

Anderson, Isaac G (19894) Southern Claims Commission Card This index lists Tennesseans who filed claims with the Southern Claims Commission from 1871 to 1873 which were subsequently investigated, deliberated over, and either allowed or disallowed. These 3,929 Tennesseans claimed their property had been taken by United States military personnel for use in the …
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Family of George Avery (1764-1853)

George’s gravestone in Chandler Cemetery is a reminder that not everything written in stone is the truth. He was not born in 1750. George Avery was born in North Carolina. According to his Revolutionary War Pension Application below, he enlisted in Edgecombe County, North Carolina in August 1782, at age 18, …
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Blount County Tennessee Court Records

Records of the County or Quarterly Court are available for Blount county, for varying years. These records are often not indexed. County Court minutes contain information about estates, guardianships, small court cases and routine county business matters. There were known fires at the Blount County courthouse in 1879 & 1934. The …
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Index to Blount County Will Book, No. 1, 1799-1858

The following index was compiled from the transcribed wills created in 1869 from all known records not destroyed previously by fire. This new book was created by James A. Greer under the auspices of a Blount County committee assigned to the task. The original handwritten copy can be found on …
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Moore County Tennessee Genealogy

Moore County lies in the south central portion of Tennessee, and is bounded on the north by Bedford, east by Coffee, south by Franklin, and west by Lincoln. It contains about 170 square miles, and its surface is greatly diversified. About one-half the county lies on the Highland Rim, and …
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