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  • Alcee Hastings, U.S. Congress
    Alcee Lamar Hastings, a Representative from Florida; born in Altamonte Springs, Seminole County, Fla., September 5, 1936; graduated Crooms Academy, Sanford, Fla, 1953; B.A., Fisk University, Nashvill...
  • Maj. General Bushrod Johnson (CSA) (1817 - 1880)
    Bushrod Rust Johnson (October 7, 1817 – September 12, 1880) was a teacher, university chancellor, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was one of a handful of Confederate gene...
  • Barron Gift Collier (1873 - 1939)
    Barron Gift Collier (23 March 1873—13 March 1939) was an American advertising entrepreneur who became the largest landowner and developer in the U.S. state of Florida, as well as the owner of ...
  • Maj. Gen. John C. Brown (CSA), Governor (1827 - 1889)
    John Calvin Brown (January 6, 1827 – August 17, 1889) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War and the Governor of Tennessee from 1871 to 1875, the first Democrat to be elected ...
  • Governor Neill S. Brown (1810 - 1886)
    A founder of Whig Party. State Representative, 1837-39, 1855-57. Gov. of TN, 1847-1849. Minister to Russia, 1850-53. Member of state Constitutional Convention, 1870.

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 you have a particular genealogical challenge, or if you have interesting information to share, simply start a discussion about it.

Counties

  • Anderson
  • Bedford
  • Benton
  • Bledsoe
  • Blount
  • Bradley
  • Campbell
  • Cannon
  • Carroll
  • Carter
  • Cheatham
  • Chester
  • Claiborne
  • Clay
  • Cocke
  • Coffee
  • Crockett
  • Cumberland
  • Davidson
  • Decatur
  • DeKalb
  • Dickson
  • Dyer
  • Fayette
  • Fentress
  • Gibson
  • Giles
  • Grainger
  • Greene
  • Grundy
  • Hamblen
  • Hamilton
  • Hancock
  • Hardeman
  • Hardin
  • Hawkins
  • Haywood
  • Henderson
  • Henry
  • Hickman
  • Houston
  • Humphreys
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Johnson
  • Knox
  • Lake
  • Lauderdale
  • Lawrence
  • Lewis
  • Lincoln
  • Loudon
  • Macon
  • Madison
  • Marion
  • Marshall
  • Maury
  • McMinn
  • McNairy
  • Meigs
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Moore
  • Morgan
  • Obion
  • Overton
  • perry
  • Pickett
  • Polk
  • Putnam
  • Rhea
  • Roane
  • Robertson
  • Rutherford
  • Scott
  • Sequatchie
  • Sevier
  • Shelby
  • Smith
  • Stewart
  • Sullivan
  • Sumner
  • Tipton
  • Trousdale
  • Unicoi
  • Union
  • Van Buren
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Weakley
  • White
  • Williamson
  • Wilson

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