Genealogy Projects tagged with Tennessee on the Geni Family Tree

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  • United States Senators from Tennessee

    United States Senators from Tennessee List of United States Senators from Tennessee (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Tennessee (with wikipedia links)

  • Pioneers of the Old Southwest Territory (Tennessee), 1791-1796

    Bring your pioneer ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. The Territory South of the River Ohio, more commonly known as the Southwest Territory, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 26, 1790, until June 1, 1796, when it was admitted to the United States as the State of Tennessee . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ George Washington Philadelph...

  • Melungeon

    Melungeon (pronounced /məˈlʌndʒən/ or "muh'lun-jun" or "muh-lun'jun") is a term traditionally applied to a tri-racial isolate group centered in Newman Ridge and Blackwater in Hancock County, Tennessee. They are found mainly in the Cumberland Gap area of central Appalachia, which includes portions of east Tennessee (Hancock and Hawkins Counties), southwest Virg...

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  • State of Tennessee

    Welcome to the Tennessee project The Tennessee project is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in Tennessee or elsewhere in the world but with roots in Tennessee. We encourage everyone with links in Tennessee to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your research. In case y...

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  • Indian traders: Southeast American Indian Nations

    Traders in Some Southeast Indian Nations 1750 ~ 1754 from First People of Tennessee Traders to the Catawbas Robert Steel Robert Tool Mathew Toole Licensed Traders to the Cherokee from Carolina James Adair The Augusta Company James Baldridg Charles Banks William Bates James and Thomas Beamer Samuel Benn Robert Bunning John Butler Cornelius Daugherty ...

  • Scopes "Monkey" Trial

    The Scopes Trial—formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and informally known as the Scopes Monkey Trial—was a landmark American legal case in 1925 in which high school science teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution. Scopes was found guilty, but the verdict was overturned on a tec...

  • Tennessee Governors

    The governor's term in office is limited by the Tennessee state constitution. The first constitution, enacted in 1796, set a term of two years for the governor and provided that no person could serve as governor for more than six years in any eight-year period. The term of office was lengthened to four years, without the possibility of consecutive terms, by constitutional amendments adopted in ...

  • Department of East Tennessee and West Virginia (CSA) US Civil War

    The Department of East Tennessee and West Virginia was a Confederate Army command in the Trans-Allegheny Theater during the American Civil War. This department existed in two previous forms during the war. Department of Southwestern Virginia Organized May 8, 1861 for the mountainous region of southwest Virginia and present-day southern West Virginia. Commanders: William W. Loring - Ma...

  • Signers of the Cumberland Compact 1780

    Please join and bring your pioneer ancestors with you. Cumberland Compact from Westerly Journeys - COLONIAL KENTUCKY FRONTIER In the spring of 1780 despite the hazards of life at the frontier, Judge Richard Henderson initiated the Cumberland Compact and obtained the signatures of 236 would-be settlers to the land south of Kentucky called "Tennessee." Many of his own family were among ...

  • 154th (Senior) Tennessee Infantry Regiment (CSA), US Civil War

    Organized May 14, 1861; Confederate service August 13, 1861; formed field consolidation with 13th Tennessee Infantry March 1, 1863; merged into 2nd Consolidated Tennessee Infantry April 9, 1865; paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 2, 1865. FIELD OFFICERS Colonels-Preston Smith, Edward Fitzgerald, Michael Magevney, Jr. Lieutenant Colonels-Marcus J. Wright, Michael Magevney, Jr., Jo...

  • 5th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

    The 5th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Service The 5th Tennessee Infantry was organized at Barbourville, Kentucky and Harrison, Tennessee February through March 1862 and mustered in for a three year enlistment. The regiment was attached to 25th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October 1863. 1st ...

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  • Native American Tribes- State of Tennessee

    Links Naming Conventions

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  • States Senators from Tennessee

    Added a properly titled Project to replace this one. Would have edited title but don't know how. Would like to delete this project but don't know how. Please refer to Project entitled: United States Senators from Tennessee

  • The Confederate States (CSA) during the US Civil War

    Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi , North Carolina , South Carolina , Tennessee ,

  • 84th Tennessee Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 84th Tennessee Infantry Also called 2nd Tennessee Mountain Volunteers 84th Infantry Regiment was organized at McMinnville, Tennessee, in December, 1862, with men from Smith, Warren, DeKalb, Overton, and Putnam counties. It remained in the vicinity of McMinnville until December 29. At that time the unit was assigned to D.S. Donelson's Brigade and joined the Arm...

  • 28th Tennessee Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 28th TENNESSEE INFANTRY REGIMENT Also called "2nd Tennessee Mountain Volunteers" Organized September 28th, 1861; Confederate service October 2, 1861; reorganized May 8, 1862; merged with 84th Tennessee Infantry March 8, 1863 to form 28th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment; merged into 1st Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment April 9th, 1865; paroled ...

  • 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Martin's) (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Martin's) 23rd Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Trousdale, Sumner County, Tennessee, in August, 1861. Organized with ten companies, it was consolidated into eight after the Battle of Shiloh. The men were recruited in the counties of Maury, Smith, Lawrence, DeKalb, Bedford, Rutherford, Marshall, Perry, Cannon, and Coffee....

  • 25th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 25th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry 25th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in August, 1861, at Camp Zollicoffer, in Overton County, Tennessee. Its members were recruited in the counties of White, Overton, Putnam, and Jackson. The unit fought at Fishing Creek and Perryville, then was assigned to General B.R. Johnson's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. In Novem...

  • Tennessee in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Tennessee who served in the Confederate Army.

  • African-American Nashville

    Various African-American families of Nashville, Tennessee.

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  • Johnson Adams - Pioneer Preacher

    The intent of this project is to document as much history as possible of the life of Johnson Adams, a pioneer preacher in Tennessee and North Carolina in the early 1800s. He was born in 1785 in Tennessee and live most of his life in Blount and Sevier counties. He was active in the leadership of several churches in that area, including the Forks of the River Baptist Church, Red Bank Baptist Chur...