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  • Grundy County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grundy County, Tennessee.= Official Website =The county was formed January 29, 1844 and is named after U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy (1777–1840).Grundy County is known for its spectacular views, saltpeter mines. It was also known for arson starting in 1917 and continuing off and on until 1990. These fires and explosions destroyed...

  • Warren County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Warren County, Tennessee. Official Website Warren County was created in 1807 and named for Joseph Warren (1741–1775), a soldier in the American Revolution. The county was largely developed for farming of such crops as tobacco and hemp. Adjacent Counties DeKalb County White County Cannon County Coffee County Grundy C...

  • Sevier County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sevier County, Tennessee. Official Website History In the mid-16th century, Spanish expeditions led by Hernando de Soto (1540) and Juan Pardo (1567) passed through what is now Sevier County, reporting that the region was part of the domain of Chiaha, a minor Muskogean chiefdom centered around a village located on a now-submerged...

  • 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 TennesseeWhen you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.If you have project...

  • Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee

    This project is for all those interred in Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.The cemetery has also been known as Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Memphis Memorial Park. It is located on 5668 Poplar Avenue. Notable Interments *James Pinckney Alley (1885-1934) - Cartoonist*J. Blackfoot (1946-2011) - Musician* Cecil Stamps Blackwood (1934-2000) - Gospel Singer (...

  • Shelby County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Shelby County, Tennessee. Official Website This area along the Mississippi River valley was long occupied by varying cultures of indigenous peoples. In historic times, the Chickasaw controlled much of this area. They are believed to be descendants of the important Mississippian culture, which established fortified and complex citi...

  • Campground Cemetery, Clarkrange, Tennessee

    The cemetery is also known as Mt. Union Cemetery and is located in Clarkrange, Fentress County. From Jamestown head west on E Central Ave toward A N Main St and turn left at the 1st cross street onto US 127 S / S Main St. Travel 2.3 miles. Turn right to stay on US 127 S and continue 13.9 miles. Turn right onto Martha Washington Rd. Travel 1.2 miles and turn left onto Todd Rd. Continue 1.5 mil...

  • Sullivan County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sullivan County, Tennessee. Official Website Sullivan is Tennessee's second-oldest county; it was established in 1779 when the area was still part of North Carolina. From 1784 to 1788, it was part of the extra-legal State of Franklin. It was named for John Sullivan, a Patriot general in the Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties ...

  • Franklin County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History White settlement began around 1800, and the county was formally organized in 1807 and named for Benjamin Franklin. One of the most notable early settlers was frontiersman Davy Crockett, who came about 1812 but is not thought to have remained long.The University of the South, foun...

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

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

  • Hawkins County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hawkins County, Tennessee.= Official Website =The land was given to William Armstrong as a land grant in the 1780s. His landholding was established as a county in 1787 and was named for Benjamin Hawkins, a U.S. Senator from North Carolina, the state which it was a part of at that time. The county was both Spencer County, State of Fran...

  • Hamblen County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hamblen County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Hamblen County was created in 1870 and was named in honor of Hezekiah Hamblen (1775–1854), an early settler, landowner, attorney, and member of the Hawkins County Court for many years. Adjacent Counties * Greene County * Hawkins County * Cocke County * Jefferson County * Grainger County Co...

  • Davidson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Davidson County, Tennessee. It contains the state capital of Tennessee, Nashville . History Davidson County is the oldest county in the 41-county region of Middle Tennessee. It dates to 1783, shortly after the end of the American Revolution, when the North Carolina legislature created the county and named it in honor of William Lee Da...

  • Claiborne County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Claiborne County, Tennessee. History Claiborne County was established on October 29, 1801, created from Grainger and Hawkins counties and extended the southern boundary to Anderson County. It was named for Virginia tidewater aristocrat William C. C. Claiborne, one of the first judges of the Tennessee Superior Court and one of the firs...

  • 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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  • Chattanooga, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chattanooga, Tennessee.Chattanooga borders Georgia and the Tennessee River. It lies within 150 miles of Atlanta, Georgia, Knoxville, Tennessee, Huntsville, Alabama, Nashville, Tennessee and Birmingham, Alabama, which makes it a major transit hub.Chattanooga has several nicknames which are: "Scenic City", "River City", "Chatt", "Nooga"...

  • Hamilton County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hamilton County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History Hamilton County was formed on October 25, 1819 and was named after Alexander Hamilton, an officer in the American Revolutionary War, member of the Continental Congress, the first US Secretary of Treasury, and one of the founding fathers of the United States.The area was originall...

  • Wolford Cemetery, Blountville, Tennessee

    This project is for those buried in Wolford Cemetery, Blountville, Sullivan County, Tennessee. Find a Grave

  • Smith Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Moore County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those buried in this cemetery. Find a Grave

  • Bedford County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bedford County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History The county was created in 1807 when the citizens of Rutherford County living south of the Duck River and the Stones River successfully petitioned the governor to split Rutherford County in two. The new county was named after American Revolutionary War officer and large landowner i...

  • Moore County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Moore County, Tennessee.Moore County was established in 1871 and named in honor of General William Moore, an early settler and long-time member of the state legislature.Beginning in the 1820s, whiskey distilleries were developed in what is now Moore County. By 1875, fifteen distilleries were operating in the county. At the end of the ...

  • Hollywood Cemetery, Jackson, Tennessee

    On 17 December 1886 a group incorporated as Hollywood Cemetery. After purchasing fifty acres of land from Robert Hurt for $3,000 on 23 December 1886, the group founded the cemetery. By 1900 the cemetery held nearly 100 burials, nine of whom had died before the cemetery was founded and whose graves were relocated from their original locations. In the period to the early 20th century, the cemeter...

  • Wilson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wilson County, Tennessee. Official Website Wilson County was created in 1799, and named for Major David Wilson, a Revolutionary War veteran and statesman.[1] The county remained predominantly agrarian throughout the 19th century. The arrival of the railroad after the Civil War boosted the county's timber sector, and several large f...

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wikipedia Vanderbilt University (also known informally as Vandy) is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 1873. The university is named in honor of shipping and rail magnate "Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1 million endowment despite having never been to the South. The Commodore hoped that his gift and the greater work...

  • Dickson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dickson County, Tennessee. Official Website On October 25, 1803, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a bill creating Dickson County. It was named for William Dickson, a Nashville physician then serving in the United States Congress. Dickson never lived in the county, but his relatives were prominent in its early development. Dick...

  • Williamson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Williamson County, Tennessee. Official Website History The Tennessee General Assembly created Williamson County on October 26, 1799. It is named after Hugh Williamson, a North Carolina politician who signed the U.S. This territory had long been inhabited by at least five Native American cultures, including the Cherokee, Chickasa...

  • University of Memphis

    Wikipedia The University of Memphis, also called the UofM, is an American public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1912, the university has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. With 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence, the school is the flagship institution of the Tennessee Board of Regents...

  • White County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in White County, Tennessee. Official Website On September 11, 1806, an act of the Tennessee General Assembly created White County, responding to a petition signed by 155 residents of the area. The origin of the county's name is disputed. The county is officially held to be named for John White (1751–1846), a Revolutionary War soldier...

  • West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

    West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery is located in Memphis, Tennessee. Find a Grave

  • Henderson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Henderson County, Tennessee.= Official Website =The county was founded in 1821 and named for Lt. Col. James Henderson, a soldier in the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties * Carroll County * Decatur County * Hardin County * Chester County * Madison County Cities, Towns & Communities *Cedar Grove*Chesterfield*Crucifer*Darden*Huron*Lexington...

  • McNairy County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McNairy County, Tennessee.= Official Website =McNairy County was formed in 1823 from parts of Hardin County, and was named for Judge John McNairy.Buford Pusser served as the sheriff of McNairy County from 1964 to 1970. The courthouse and jail in Selmer were his base of operations. He gained prominence for his fight against illegal dis...

  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nashville, Tennessee.Nashville is the county seat of Davidson County and is the state capital.Named for Francis Nash, a general of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, the city was founded in 1779. The city grew quickly due to its strategic location as a port on the Cumberland River and, in the 19th century, a r...

  • Loudon County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Loudon County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Loudon County was formed on May 27, 1870. Originally, it was named Christiana County, but a few days later the name was changed to Loudon in honor of nearby colonial-era Fort Loudoun. The fort was named for John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun and a commander of British forces during the Fren...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Tennessee

    Links== Naming Conventions == Resources ===== Maps ===* Tennessee Indian Treaties

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  • Weakley County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Weakley County, Tennessee. Official Website The county was established by the Tennessee General Assembly on October 21, 1823 and is named for U.S. Congressman Robert Weakley (1764–1845). Adjacent Counties Hickman County, Ken. Graves County, Ken. Henry County Carroll County Gibson County Obion County Cities, To...

  • Carter County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Carter County, Tennesee.= Official Website = History The area was originally claimed by Britain as part of the Clarendon settlements of the Province of Carolina, although actually populated at the time by the Cherokee.The county is named for General Landon Carter,[4] the son of John Carter of Virginia, who was "chairman of the court" ...

  • Rutherford County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Official Website Rutherford County was formed in 1803 and was named in honor of Griffith Rutherford (1721–1805). Rutherford was a North Carolina colonial legislator and an American Revolutionary War general, who settled in Middle Tennessee after the Revolution. He was appointed President of the Counci...

  • Wayne County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Tennessee. Official Website Wayne County was created in 1817. It is named after General "Mad Anthony" Wayne, a prominent military leader in the American Revolutionary War. Waynesboro, its county seat, was established in 1821. Located along the Tennessee River, the city of Clifton emerged as a key river port in the mid...

  • McMinn County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McMinn County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History McMinn County was created in 1819 from Indian lands and was named in honor of Joseph McMinn (1758–1824). McMinn was a militia commander during the Revolutionary War, a member of the territorial legislature, speaker of the state senate, and eventually governor of the state of Tennes...

  • Nashville National Cemetery

    Wikipedia = Find a Grave Nashville National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Madison, a suburb of Nashville, in Davidson County, Tennessee. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 64.5 acres (26.1 ha), and as of the end of 2005, had 34,637 interments.

  • University of Tennessee

    Wikipedia The 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 nin...

  • Henry County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Henry County, Tennessee.= Official Website =An act of the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee which was passed on November 7, 1821. It is named for the Virginia orator and patriot Patrick Henry. Adjacent Counties * Calloway County, Ken. * Stewart County * Graves County, Ken. * Weakley County * Benton County * Carroll County Cit...

  • Washington County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Tennessee. Official Website History Washington County is Tennessee's oldest county, having been established in 1777 when the state was still part of North Carolina. Watauga and the Washington District Washington County is rooted in the Watauga settlements, which were established in the early 1770s in the vi...

  • Overton County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Overton County, Tennessee. Official Website Overton County, Tennessee was formed in 1806. The county was named for Andrew Jackson's friend Judge John Overton, Judge of the State Supreme Court, and co-founder, with Andrew Jackson and James Winchester, of Memphis. On May 10, 1933, a half-mile wide F4 tornado struck the small commun...

  • Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Tennessee

    Mountain View Cemetery , located in McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee, was chartered in 1924. The name was changed from Mount View Cemetery after new owners purchased the cemetery in 2015. The property is 27 acres in size with plenty of room for future burials. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Knoxville, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.Knoxville is the county seat of Knox County and was the first capital of Tennessee.= Official Website = History Wikipedia One of the oldest artificial structures in Knoxville is a burial mound constructed during the early Mississippian culture period (c. A.D. 1000-1400). By the 18th century, the Chero...

  • Knox County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Knox County, Tennessee.= Official Website == History =Knox County was created after the American Revolutionary War on June 11, 1792, by Governor William Blount from parts of Greene and Hawkins counties. It was one of the few counties created when this area was still known as the Southwest Territory. It is one of nine United States cou...

  • Monroe County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, Tennessee.= Official Website =During the early part of the 18th century, this area was known as part of the traditional homelands of the Cherokee Nation.In 1756, during the French and Indian War (the North American front of the Seven Years War), the British established Fort Loudoun on the Little Tennessee River near its...

  • Van Buren County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Van Buren County, Tennessee. Official Website Van Buren County was formed in 1840 and was named for President Martin Van Buren. Adjacent Counties Cumberland County White County Bledsoe County Sequatchie County Warren County Towns & Communities Bone Cave Cedar Grove Spencer (County Seat) Links Wiki...

  • Fayette County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Fayette County was established by Tennessee General Assembly in 1824. The county was named after the Marquis de la Fayette, French hero of the American Revolution. Fayette County is culturally alike to the Mississippi Delta and was a major area of cotton plantations dependent on slave labo...

  • Jefferson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Jefferson County was established on June 11, 1792, by William Blount, Governor of the Southwest Territory.[8] It had been a part of Caswell County during the State of Franklin period (1784–1789). During the Civil War, a railroad bridge at Strawberry Plains was among those targeted by the...

  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    Wikipedia The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, (variously called UT-Chattanooga, UTC, or Chattanooga)[4] is a public university located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. The University is one of three universities and two other affiliated institutions in the University of Tennessee System (UT System); the others being in Knoxville, Martin, Memphis, and Tullahoma. Alumni & Fac...

  • University of Nashville

    University of Nashville was a private university in Nashville, Tennessee. It was established in 1826 as Cumberland College. It existed as a distinct entity until 1909; operating at various times a medical school, a four-year military college, a literary arts (liberal arts) college, and a boys preparatory school. Educational institutions in operation today that can trace their roots to the Unive...

  • Union University

    Wikipedia Union University is a private, evangelical Christian, liberal arts university located in Jackson, Tennessee, with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville. The university is affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention and relates to the Southern Baptist Convention. Union is one of the top tier institutions in the Southern Region, listed for each of the past 19 year...

  • Union County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Tennessee. Official Website Union County was formed in 1850. At least two theories are given on the source of its name. The name may commemorate the "union" of sections of five counties, or it may reflect East Tennessee's support for the preservation of the Union in the years before and during the Civil War. The enabl...

  • Grainger County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grainger County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History Grainger County was formed from Knox and Hawkins Counties in 1796, the year Tennessee became the sixteenth state of the United States. It is named for Mary Grainger Blount, wife of William Blount.During the American Civil War, a state of near-guerrilla warfare brought economic, p...

  • Unicoi County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Unicoi County, Tennessee. Official Website Unicoi County was created in 1875. The name is a Cherokee word meaning "white," "hazy," "fog-like," or "fog draped." Adjacent Counties Carter County Washington County Mitchell County, NC Yancey County, NC Madison County, NC Greene County Towns & Communities

  • Hardin County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hardin County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Hardin County was formed in November, 1819. The county was named for Revolutionary War veteran, Joseph Hardin, a former colonial assemblyman for the Province of North Carolina, Speaker of the House for the unrecognized State of Franklin and a territorial legislator of the Southwest Territor...

  • Trousdale County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Trousdale County, Tennessee. Official Website = Trousdale County was formed in 1870. It was named for William Trousdale (1790–1872), Brigadier General in the Mexican War, Governor of Tennessee, 1849–1851, and U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1853–1857. On December 7, 1862, the Battle of Hartsville occurred within the boundaries of the cou...

  • Campbell County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Campbell County, Tennessee. History Campbell County was formed in 1806 from parts of Anderson and Claiborne counties. It was named in honor of Colonel Arthur Campbell (1743–1811), a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and an officer during the American Revolutionary War.New Mammoth Cave, located in Elk Valley, just west of Jelli...

  • Beasley Cemetery #2,Poplar Hill, Giles County, Tennessee, USA

    Beasley Cemetery #2,Poplar Hill, Giles County, Tennessee, USA: Note: African-American Cemetery African American Cemetery. Highway 31 south, right into Prospect Road, Aspen Hill to Liberty to Poplar Hill.

  • Roller Cemetery, Indian Springs, Sullivan County, Tennessee

    This project is for those buried in Roller Cemetery, Indian Springs, Sullivan County, Tennessee. From TN GenWeb : Roller Cemetery is located between Bristol & Kingsport, Tennessee. From 1-81, access Hwy. 126 to the north. From Bristol stay on Hwy. 126 to Fall Creek Road and turn left. Go a short distance to Bridwell Heights Road and turn right. The cemetery and Old Roller Memorial Church are ...

  • Aymett-Leatherwood Creek Cemetery, Aymett Town, Giles County, Tennessee, USA

    Aymett-Leatherwood Creek Cemetery, Aymett Town, Giles County, Tennessee, USA: Note: African-American Cemetery African American Cemetery. 64E, right on Leatherwood, left 1 mile. Go down lane, cross creek, in trees at Hickory Cut Hollow. These are said to be Aymett slaves. Fieldstones only.

  • Austin Whitt Property, Ardmore, Giles County, Tennessee, USA

    Austin Whitt Property, Ardmore, Giles County, Tennessee, USA: Surname Index : First 6/9/2022

  • Pioneers of Giles County, Tennessee

    Pioneers of Giles County, Tennessee:

  • Tipton County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tipton County, Tennessee. Official Website Due to topographic changes caused by the 1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes, part of what is now Tipton County was cut off from the state of Tennessee by a change in the course of the Mississippi River. The earthquake changed the course of the river near the settlement of Reverie, Tennessee. T...

  • Lauderdale County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lauderdale County, Tennessee. Official Website Lauderdale County was created in 1835 and was named for Lieutenant Colonel James Lauderdale, who was killed at the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. Planters developed large cotton plantations along the waterways, and used slaves in gangs to work and process this commodity cro...

  • Antioch Cemetery, Prospect, Giles County, Tennessee, USA

    Antioch Cemetery, Prospect, Giles County, Tennessee, USA: Highway 31S, right into Prospect Road; east at Antioch Church. (African American Cemetery) The Cemetery is now called Old Antioch Cemetery

  • Aspen Hill Cemetery 2,Giles County, Tennessee, USA

    Aspen Hill Cemetery 2,Giles County, Tennessee, USA : Note: African-American Cemetery

  • Cannon County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cannon County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Cannon County was established by the Tennessee state legislature on January 31, 1836. It was formed from portions of Rutherford, Smith, Wilson, and Warren counties and was named for Governor Newton Cannon. Adjacent Counties * DeKalb County * Warren County * Coffee County * Rutherford County...

  • Cumberland County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History Cumberland County was formed in 1856 from parts of several other counties. During the Civil War, the county was nearly evenly split between those supporting the Union and those supporting the Confederacy.In 1787, the North Carolina legislature ordered widening and improvements ...

  • Tennessee State University

    Wikipedia Tennessee State University (Tennessee State, Tenn State or TSU) is a public land-grant university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Founded in 1912, it is the largest and only state-funded historically black university in Tennessee. It is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Tennessee State University is a comprehensive urban institution offering 38 ba...

  • Tennessee Wesleyan University

    Wikipedia Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) is a small university founded in 1857, located in the city of Athens in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is affiliated with the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church. Current enrollment is over 1,100 students, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. In February 2016, the school announced that they would change their name to Tennessee W...

  • Maury County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Maury County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History The county was formed in 1807 andwas named in honor of Abram Maury, Sr. (1766-1825), a member of the Tennessee state senate from Williamson County. The rich soil of Maury County led to a thriving agricultural sector, starting in the 19th century. The county was part of a 41-county ...

  • Greene County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, Tennessee.= Official website = History Greene County developed from the "Nolichucky settlement," established by pioneer Jacob Brown on land leased in the early 1770s from the Cherokee people. The Nolichucky settlement was aligned with the Watauga settlement, centered in modern Elizabethton.Greene County was formed in 17...

  • Roane County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Roane County, Tennessee. Official Website History Roane County was formed in 1801, and named for Archibald Roane, the second Governor of Tennessee. Upon the creation of the Southwest Territory in 1790, the territory's governor, William Blount, initially wanted to locate the territorial capital at the mouth of the Clinch River, b...

  • Coffee County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Coffee County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Coffee County was formed in 1836 from parts of Bedford, Warren, and Franklin counties. It was named for John Coffee, a prominent planter, land speculator, and militia officer. Similar to other counties in this area of the state, planters here cultivated mostly tobacco and hemp, produced by...

  • Meigs County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Meigs County, Tennessee.= Official Website = History Before 1819, the area that is now Meigs County was part of the Cherokee nation.Especially following the American Revolutionary War, land-hungry European-American settlers began to enter this territory in greater number. They established ferries across the Tennessee River from Rhea C...

  • 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.

  • Sumner County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sumner County, Tennessee. Official Website History British colonial longhunters traveled into the area as early as the 1760s, following existing Indian and buffalo trails. By the early 1780s, they had erected several trading posts in the region. The most prominent was Mansker's Station, which was built by Kasper Mansker near a s...

  • Stones River National Cemetery

    Stones River National Battlefield Within park boundaries is Stones River National Cemetery, 20.09 acres with 6,850 interments (2562 unidentified). Find a Grave

  • Anthony Samuel Gravesite,Brick Church, Giles County, Tennessee, Buford Sta USA

    Anthony Samuel Gravesite,Brick Church, Giles County, Tennessee, Buford Sta USA : The only known grave in this cemetery is that of Anthony Samuel a Revolutionary War Soldier who came to Giles County, Tennessee around the time of the founding of the county. Instructions to find the cemetery: From Hwy 31 Alt. go west on Buford Station Road abt 2 miles and to the John Thomas Yokley (1899-1970)...

  • Stewart County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stewart County, Tennessee. Official Website History Stewart County was created by European Americans in 1803, and was named for Duncan Stewart, an early settler and state legislator. The first County Court met in March 1804. According to Goodspeed's history of Stewart County, "Stewart County was settled principally by North Caro...

  • Anderson Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee, USA

    Anderson Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee, USA: Center: 35.2106degrees N 87.0966 degrees W Go west from Pulaski on Hwy 64. Go past Hwy 166 and when you see a high area that has the appearance of an old Indian mound the cemetery is in that thicket. The only inscribed stone Wayne Austin found is for an Anderson child and is very near the road in the middle of the cemetery. Wayne Aus...

  • Anderson Creek Cemetery, Giles County, Tennessee, USA

    Anderson Creek Cemetery, Giles County, Tennessee, USA: Location: Highway 64W, right to Campbellsville, left onto Factory Creek Road, then right on to Anderson Creek Road. Cemetery is on the right near the Lawrence County line.

  • Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Maury, Tennessee

    Rose Hill Cemetery is located in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee. The large cemetery was established in 1853. During the American Civil War, both Union and Confederate fallen were interred here. In 1867, the Union soldiers were reinterred at Stones River National Cemetery in Murfreesboro, TN. The Rosemount Cemetery section was created in 1873 by Columbia African Americans for those of their communit...

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