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  • Tennessee counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the State of Tennessee Portal. About the Project Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Tennessee. You can add profiles for: People born in Tennessee People who lived in Tennessee People who died in Tennessee When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit...

  • 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.

  • Native American Tribes- State of Tennessee

    Links Naming Conventions Resources Maps Tennessee Indian Treaties

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  • 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...

  • State of Tennessee

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . This is the master project for Tennessee and its history. State of Tennessee Nickname(s): The Volunteer State Motto(s): Agriculture and Commerce Demonym Tennessean Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Welcome to the Tennessee project The Tennessee project is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or r...

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

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

  • University of Tennessee

    University of Tennessee (also referred to as the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, UT Knoxville, UTK, or UT) is a public sun-grant and land-grant university headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Founded in 1794, two years before Tennessee entered the Union as the 16th state, it is the flagship institution of the statewide University of Tennessee system with nine undergraduate ...

  • Tennessee General Assembly

    According to the Tennessee State Constitution of 1870, the General Assembly is a bicameral legislature and consists of a Senate of thirty-three members and a House of Representatives of ninety-nine members. The representatives are elected to two-year terms; according to a 1966 constitutional amendment the senators are elected to four-year terms which are staggered, with the districts with eve...

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  • 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...

  • Overmountain Men

    The Overmountain Men were American frontiersmen from west of the Appalachian Mountains who took part in the American Revolutionary War. While they were present at multiple engagements in the war's southern campaign, they are best known for their role in the American victory at the Battle of Kings Mountain in 1780. The term "overmountain" refers to the fact that their settlements were west of, o...

  • 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

  • Tennessee Women's Hall of Fame

    The Tennessee Women's Hall of Fame is a non-profit, volunteer organization that recognizes women who have contributed to history of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The organization was founded and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 2010 to recognize accomplished women who have impacted the development of the state of Tennessee and improved the status of other women. It is the brainchil...

  • Jews of Tennessee

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Tennessee. Jewish Settlement in Tennessee By Peter J. Haas , Vanderbilt University The settlement of Jews in Tennessee reflected the larger migration and settlement patterns of Jews within the United States over the last two centuries. These patterns created distinctive forms of Jewish life in the major Jewish communities o...

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  • 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 ...

  • Giles County, Tennessee

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Giles County, Tennessee. )

  • 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 ...

  • Place projects

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  • 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 ...

  • 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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  • 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 Virginia (Lee County), and eastern Kent...

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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)

  • 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 ...

  • 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 technicality and ...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...