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Guide to Robertson County, Tennessee ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: Springfield
Organized: April 9, 1796
Parent County(s): Auditor please add
Neighboring Counties
Cheatham  • Davidson  • Logan (KY)  • Montgomery  • Simpson (KY)  • Sumner  • Todd (KY)
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Location Map
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County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for James Robertson, an explorer, founder of Nashville, and a state senator, who was often called the "Father of Middle Tennessee". The County is located in the north-central area of the state. [1]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Robertson County Courthouse
408 North Main St.
Springfield, TN 37172
Phone: 615-384-5895
Robertson County Clerk and Master Phone: 615-382-3128
Robertson County Clerk
511 South Brown St.
Springfield, TN 37172
Robertson County Clerk Phone: 615-384-5895
Robertson County Register of Deeds
525 South Brown St.
Springfield, TN 37172
Robertson County Register of Deeds <Phone: 615-384-3772
Robertson County Archives
504 S. Willow St.
Springfield, TN 37172
Robertson County Archives Phone: 615-382-6928
Email: robertsoncoarch@bellsouth.netThe county's early records are located here.
State Library in Nashville has birth and death records from 1925, marriage records from 1839, probate records from 1796, court records from 1832 and divorce records from 1844.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1796. [2]

County Pronunciation

  1. Hear it spoken[3] (female)
  2. Hear it spoken[4] (male)

Robertson County, Tennessee Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[5]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1908 1839 1908 1796 1796 1796 1810
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1914. General compliance by 1927.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • Lost censuses: 1800, 1810

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1796--Robertson County was established 9 April 1796 from part of Tennessee County, North Carolina.
  • County seat: Springfield[6]

For animated maps illustrating Tennessee county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Tennessee County Boundary Maps" (1777-1985) may be viewed at the website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Adams Cross Plains Hygeia Springs Reubensville
Ashburn Crunk Jernigan Town Ridgetop
Baggettsville Eden Corner Kent (hist.) Sadlersville
Barren Plain Flewellyn Kinneys Sandy Springs
Black Jack Forest Mills (hist.) Lakeview Springfield
Bobwhite (hist.) Forts (hist.) Lamont Stroudville
Calista Glenraven (hist.) Milldale Turnersville
Cedar Hill Glover Crossroad Mitchell Washington Hall (hist.)
Cherry Mount (hist.) Greenbrier Mount Denson Wessyngton (hist.)
Chestnut Grove Handleyton Oakdale Youngville
Coopertown Holmansville (hist.) Oakland
Courtland Hubertville Orlinda

History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Additional Information
Middle Tennessee county. Established 1796. Part of the pioneer Cumberland Settlements. Formed from Tennessee County, North Carolina[7]

The county is named after "James Robertson (1742-1814), Tennessee state legislator and founder of the Watauga Settlements."[8]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • Miller, Alan N. Middle Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices from 1784 to 1902. Baltimore, Md.: Printed for Clearfield Company, Inc., by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2004. FHL US/CAN 976.8 U2ma. Purchase at Includes Robertson County.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Robertson County, Tennessee online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Tennessee Cemeteries for more information.


Additional Cemetery Resources

Census Records[edit | edit source]

1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 federal population censuses of Robertson County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Tennessee Census. For tips on accessing census records online, see Tennessee Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide online indexes.

See Tennessee Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

See Robertson County, TN census assignments, including links to transcribed files and scanned images of census microfilm. The USGenWeb Census Project®.

1800 Lost

1810 A substitute is available:

  • Sherrill, Charles A. The Reconstructed 1810 Census of Tennessee: 33,000 Long-lost Records from Tax Lists, Court Minutes, Church Records, Wills, Deeds and Other Sources. Mt. Juliet, Tenn.: C.A. Sherrill, 2001. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 X2s 1810.



  • Bentley, Elizabeth P. Index to the 1820 Census of Tennessee. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1981. FHL 976.8 X22b 1820
  • Lauderdale County Library (Florence, Alabama). Vertical Files, Census Fecords.Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. FHL 1034009 Item 2
  • Presley, Mrs. Leister E. Robertson County, Tennessee Population Schedules of the United States Census of 1820.S.p., 19-? FHL 976.8464 X2p 1820
  • Waldrep, G.C. "'Free Colored' Heads of Household in the 1820 Tennessee Census," available online, courtesy: Free African Americans website. Includes free African Americans in this county.

1840 Revolutionary War Pensioners


1850 Agricultural Census

  • Green, Linda L. Tennessee 1850 Agricultural Census. 2 vols. Woodbridge, Va.: L.L. Green, 2000. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 X2g v. 1 ff. Robertson County is included in Vol. 2.


  • Sistler, Byron H. 1880 Census Dickson County, Tennessee. Nashville, Tennessee: B. Sistler and Associates, 1999. FHL 976.8464 X2s 1880

1891 Male Voters


Church Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Chancery Court

There are Plaintiff/Defendant Indexes from 1844-2005 available at Robertson County Archives.

Law and Legislation

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Acts of Tennessee 1796-1850: Index to Names. [9]

January 25, 2005. In addition to creating new laws, legislative acts were often required to obtain a divorce, grant legitimacy to a child, or for appointments to or grant payments for public service. The TSLA has created an index to names that appear in these acts covering the years 1796 to 1850. To read more about this valuable resource Click here. The searchable index is available at the TSLA; another version is available at World Vital Records.

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

African Americans

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]


As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Robertson, Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 40,000 entries.

  • East Tennessee Historical Society. First Families of Tennessee: A Register of Early Settlers and Their Present-day Descendants. Knoxville, Tenn.: East Tennessee Historical Society, 2000. FHL Book 976.8 H2ff. Identifies families that had settled in Tennessee before it achieved statehood in 1796.
  • Masters, Jack and Bill Puryear. Founding of the Cumberland Settlements: The First Atlas 1779-1804: Showing Who Came, How They Came, and Where They Put Down Roots. Gallatin, Tenn.: Warioto Press, 2009. FHL US/CAN Large Q Book 976.8 E7d. Supplements: FHL Book 976.8 E7d supp. 1 ff. Purchase at Cumberland Pioneer Settlers.
  • Whitley, Edythe Johns Rucker. Red River Settlers: Records of the Settlers of Northern Montgomery, Robertson, and Sumner Counties, Tennessee. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1980. FHL US/CAN Book 976.84 D2w. Digital versions available at Ancestry ($) and World Vital Records ($).


  • Adcock - Frazier, Gloria Shipp. Adcock: Descendants of Henry and Sarah Adcock of Robertson County, Tennessee. Wyandotte, Oklahoma: Gregath, 2006. FHL Book 929.273 Ad19fg.
  • Bell - Phipps, Mrs. J.R. Bell, Mayes, Phipps & Williams of Robertson Co. Tenn., with Bessinger & Dychess of S.C. & Germany. FHL Book 929.273 B413pj.
  • Covington - White, Eurie Covington. Covington Cousins: A Genealogy of the Covingtons and some of the Related Families. Dallas, TX: Nolden Print. Co., 1956. Available at FHL US/CAN Film 186507; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • Crutcher - Merritt, Robert K. Larkin Crutcher of Robertson County Tennessee. Typescript, 1957. FHL Fiche 6018409
  • Crutcher - McCutcheon, Larry. Our Drake and Crutcher Families of Marshall County, Tennessee. Hohenwald, Tenn.: L. McCutcheon, 2007. FHL Book 929.273 D789mL.
  • Darden, Dorden, Dardens, Durden, Dearden - Darden, Newton Jasper. Darden Family History: With Notes on Ancestry of Allied Families: Washington, Lanier, Burch, Strozier, Dodson, Pyles, McNair, Barnett a memorial of Dearden-Durden-Dardens of the United States of America, Particularly in Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas. Washington, D.C.?: Unknown, 1957. Available at FHL US/CAN Film 461302 Item 6; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • Fox - Fox, Ezelle. The Story of William Fox. Dumas, TX: E. Fox, 1954. Available at FHL US/CAN Fiche 6018326; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • Green - Green, Chalman E. and Mae Chinn Green. Green, Harlow and Bowman Families. Nampa, Idaho: M.C. Green, 1984 (Newport, Ark.: Morgan Books). FHL Book 929.273 G82gc.
  • Gullett - Futrell, Roger Henry Lofland. George Gullett of Carroll County, Tennessee: and Son James Hickman Gullett of Robertson County, Tennessee. Frankfort, Ky.: R.H. Futrell, 2006. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  • Halcomb - Giulvezan, Isabel Stebbins. Notes on Hiram H. Halcomb, 1789-1869 of Caswell County, North Carolina, Robertson County, Tennessee, Logan and Simpson Counties, Kentucky, and His 16 Children. Typescript, 1961. FHL Fiche 6018572.
  • Jones - Watson, Walter A. Notes on Southside Virginia. Richmond, Va.: D. Bottom, Superintendant of Public Print., 1925. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Mayes - Phipps, Mrs. J.R. Bell, Mayes, Phipps & Williams of Robertson Co. Tenn., with Bessinger & Dychess of S.C. & Germany. FHL Book 929.273 B413pj.
  • Murphy - Murphy, Marion Emerson. Early Murphys-Murpheys in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Robertson and Carroll Counties, Tennessee: Their Ancestry and Progeny. San Diego, Calif.: M.E. Murphy, 1974. FHL Book 929.273 M953m.
  • Phipps - Phipps, Mrs. J.R. Bell, Mayes, Phipps & Williams of Robertson Co. Tenn., with Bessinger & Dychess of S.C. & Germany. FHL Book 929.273 B413pj.
  • Redfern, Redfearn - Redfearn, Daniel Huntley. History of the Redfearn Family. Miami, FL: D. H. Redfearn, 1942. Available at FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 R247 1942; FHL US/CAN Film 1035977 1321277 Item 4; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • Spiller - Gottschalk, Kathrine Cox. The Spiller Family of Prince William County, Virginia; Robertson County, Tennessee; Williamson County, Illinois. Typescript. Microfilmed in 1972. FHL Film 896608 Item 2.
  • Tate - Carpenter, Evelyn Yates. Tate and Allied Families of Robertson County, Tennessee: Includes the Nearby Tennessee Counties of Davidson, Sumner, and Wilson. Includes Virginia and North Carolina, the States of Tate Family Origin. Includes Counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Throughout the United States Where Many Tate Families Migrated. Clarksville, Tenn.: Jostens, 1987. FHL Book 929.273 T187c.
  • Williams - Phipps, Mrs. J.R. Bell, Mayes, Phipps & Williams of Robertson Co. Tenn., with Bessinger & Dychess of S.C. & Germany. FHL Book 929.273 B413pj.

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Local Land Entries Issued by North Carolina

The original Robertson County land entries issued by North Carolina are kept at the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh. On their website, users can bring up a list of land entries issued in Robertson County, both before and after its land became a part of the state of Tennessee. Years covered: 1785-1802.


  1. Follow this link to conduct a "Call Number Search" using the MARS Catalog on their site.
  2. Using the pull down window, change "Call Numbers starting" to "A MarsID matching."
  3. Type 12.14.14 (Windows Vista users may need to include a period after the last digit, for example 12.14.14.) and click Search. This is the specific MarsID for Robertson County. 12.14.19 covers Tennessee County, Tennessee.
  4. Click on the entry that is returned: "Tennessee, Robertson County."
  5. In the window that pops up, click Show List of Child Records and a list of Robertson County land entries will be produced. Browse to find abstracts of the original records.[10]

N.B. You can also search by name through the Basic Search, but it lacks soundex capabilities.

Land Grants

  • Free index to 1500+ Pioneer Cumberland Settlements Land Grants, available online, courtesy: Cumberland Pioneer Settlers. The Cumberland Settlements region covered what is now this county. To view the land grants platted on maps, purchase the books described on this site, or access those available at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Large Q Book 976.8 E7d.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Todd CountyLogan CountySimpson CountyCheatham CountyDavidson CountySumner CountyMontgomery CountyTN ROBERTSON.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War
The following Robertson County Revolutionary War records are available online through TNGenWeb:

Additional resources include:

War of 1812

  • Embry, Hermione D. "War of 1812 - Tennessee Pensioners on List - January 2, 1883," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Apr. 1961):49-52. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a v. 8 (1961); digital version at journal website. Includes Robertson County pensioners (p. 51).

Civil War

Online Records


Regiments. Men in Robertson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (part of a large regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Robertson County:

'Confederate Soldiers

'Additional sources for Civil War soldiers from Robertson County:

Spanish American War

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Many Tennessee newspapers are filmed and available at the TSLA. Most of these newspapers may be accessed by interlibrary loan to libraries within Tennessee, although there are some newspapers which are not available in or outside of Tennessee. For further information regarding interlibrary loan policies and newspapers not available for interlibrary loan click here. For a list of newspapers available at the archives for Robertson County click on the following cities or towns:

  • 1794-1851 - Lucas, Silas Emmett. Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers 1794-1851. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1978. FHL 976.8 V2L.
  • 1847 - 1851 - Smith, Jonathan K.T. Genealogical Abstracts from Reported Deaths, the Nashville Christian Advocate. [1847-1914] 10 vols. [Jackson, Tenn.]: J.K.T. Smith, 1997-2003. FHL US/CAN Books 976.855/N1 V48s 1847-1851 ff; digital versions at David Donahue Memorial: Tennessee Records Repository. Website expands upon the publications and includes deaths from the 1830s, 1840s, 1910s and 1920s. (Largely Methodist?)

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Prisons[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Genealogical periodicals can contain unique sources and can be local, regional, or statewide. The following periodicals cover this county:

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The Robertson County Court has responsibility for the probate records.

Online Records

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Robertson County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

Book Abstracts and Indexes

  • 1796-1846 - Durrett, Jean, et al. Robertson County, Tennessee, Will Book Index, 1796-1846. Springfield, Tennesse Springfield Print., 1991. (FHL book 976.8464 P22d.)
  • 1796-1861 Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Index to Tennessee Wills &Administrations 1779-1861. Nashville, Tenn. Byron Sistler & Associates, Inc., 1990. FHL US/CAN 76.8 P22s. Includes an index to this county's probate records.

USGenWeb's Robertson County page has some will transcriptions.

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Book Abstracts and Indexes

  • 1789 Cumberland Settlements, Tax List, 1789, The Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealogy and History, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Fall 1990). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1812 - Hughes, T.P. and Jewel B. Standefer. "Robertson County, Tennessee-1812 Tax List," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 19, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):181-184. For FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1812 Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Index to Early Tennessee Tax Lists. Evanston, Ill.: B. & B. Sistler, 1977. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 R4s. Includes 1812 tax list.
  • 1817 "U.S. Holds 1817 Public Sale of Federal Tax-Delinquent Properties in Tennessee," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 43, No. 2 (Summer 1996):63-68. For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals. Includes Robinson (Robertson) County.
  • 1836 - Douthat, James L. Robertson County, Tennessee, 1836 Civil Districts and Tax List. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1999. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8464 R4d; online: free surname index and purchase details.
  • 1836 Civil Districts and Tax Lists, 1836, Tennessee Genealogy and History, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Aug. 1999); Vol. 3, No. 3 (1999); Vol. 4, No. 1 (2000).
  • 1921 Cross Plains Special Scool Tax Levy, 1921, Eastern Robertson County Historical Quarterly, Issue 30 (Winter 2002).

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Marriages were not officially recorded in Robertson County until 1838, when a law was passed mandating the practice.[12]

The following publication, based on early newspapers, helps to alleviate this genealogical obstacle:

The original Robertson County marriage records are kept at the Robertson County Archives. Some marriage licenses between 1831 and 1839 exist and are filmed.

The following Robertson County marriage records are microfilmed:

  • 1839-1989 - Available at the TSLA.
  • 1831-1950 - Available at the Family History Library. Arranged alphabetically by male surname.FHL 2223304 Marriage licenses.
  • 1839-1965 - Available at the Family History Library. Includes indexes. FHL 425212

Book Abstracts and Indexes

  • 1829-1860 - Marriage Records, 1829-1860, Robertson County, Tennessee. Nashville: TSLA, Historical Records Project, 1940.Typescript. FHL 24803 Item 3
  • 1839-1934 - Robertson County Marriage Index 1839-1934 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch[13]
  • 1839-1861 - Whitley, Edithy R. Marriages of Robertson County, Tennessee, 1839-1861. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1981. FHL 976.8464 V2w
  • 1839-1870 - Lucas, Silas Emmett and Ella Lee Sheffield. 35,000 Tennessee Marriage Records and Bonds 1783-1870. 3 vols. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1981. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 V2t v. 1 ff. Abstracts include names of brides, grooms, bondsmen, marriage bond dates, and officiators for weddings in this county for the roughly specified years. Marriage data taken from an index card file at the TSLA. Authors do not specify whether or not the card index completely indexes this county's marriages.
  • 1839-1861 - Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Early Middle Tennessee Marriages. 2 vols. Nashville, Tenn.: B. Sistler & Associates, 1988. FHL Book 976.8 V2sb v. 2 ff. Indexes names of brides and grooms, and marriage dates for weddings in this county for the specified years.
  • 1839-1880 - Robertson County, Tennessee Marriage Index 1839-1880, available online, courtesy: Robertson County Archives.
  • 1859-1873 - Lowe, J. Mark. Robertson County, Tennessee marriage book 2, 1859-1873. Westminster, Maryland: Willow Bend Books, 2002. FHL 976.8464 V2L Includes records of earliest marriages between former slaves. It is not a comprehensive listing of all marriages in Robertson County.
  • 1730-1861 - Marriage Records. [14]
  • 1829-1850 - Marriage Records: Early–1850. [15]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

  • W.P.A. Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1941. FamilySearch Books Online

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Cross Plains Heritage Commission
"The Cross Plains Heritage Commission is the local historical society for Cross Plains, Tennessee. Our organization was formed in 1986 as part of the Tennessee Homecoming '86 Celebration. Our mission is to preserve the history and heritage of Cross Plains, Orlinda, and the eastern part Robertson County." (per
P.O. Box 7
Cross Plains, TN 37049
Museum and archives for Cross Plains and the surrounding area is located at:
7821 Highway 25 East (Main Street)
Cross Plains, TN 37049
Hours: Tues. and Thurs. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Advisable to contact before visiting

'Robertson County Historical Society'
124 6th Avenue West
P.O. Box 1022
Springfield, TN 37172
Phone: 1-615-382-7173
On Facebook
"For genealogical questions or information please contact the Robertson County Archives."Website

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society
PO Box 330948
Nashville, TN, USA 37203-7507
The society serves the 40 counties of middle Tennessee of which Robertson County is one. It publishes The Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealogy and History, a quarterly containing articles of genealogical and historical interest. Little-known Tennessee records are published and indexed, along with family genealogies, Bible records and material submitted by members. There is an alphabetical Index to articles in the Journal 1988-summer 2005Website

Stokes Brown Public Library
405 White St.
Springfield, TN 37172
Phone: 1-615-384-5123
Hours: Sun. 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Mon., Wed., Fri., and Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m.Website

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Robertson, Tennessee" in,_Tennessee accessed 03 Jan 2019
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Voice of Lynnae Weller, Kingsport, Tenn. (2010).
  4. Voice of Gene Black, FamilySearch employee, former resident of Bristol, Tenn. (2010).
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  6. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  7. Founding of the Cumberland Settlements: The First Atlas 1779-1804.
  8. "List of counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  9. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  10. J. Mark Lowe, "The Land Grant Processes of North Carolina and Tennessee," Lecture, Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, Knoxville, Tenn., August 21, 2010.
  11. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at
  12. Gale Williams Bamman, C.G., "Research in Tennessee," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):105.Family History Catalog
  13. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at
  14. Orem, Utah: Automated Archives, 1994. (Family History Library compact disc number 9 part 2.) Does not circulate to Family History Centers.
  15. Orem, Utah: Automated Archives, 1992. (Family History Library compact disc number 9 part 229.) Does not circulate to Family History Centers.
  16. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at