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Campbell County, Tennessee genealogy and family history research page. Guide to Campbell County (established 1806) genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, Revolutionary War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Founded: September 11, 1806
County Seat Jacksboro
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Campbell County Tennessee Quick Dates

Campbell County's civil records start the following years:[1]

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1908 1838 1908 1830 1820 1806

Campbell County Tennessee Courthouse

Campbell County Courthouse
Main Street
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone: 423.562.3496

County Clerk has marriage records from 1838.
Register of Deeds has land records. [2]

Campbell County Courthouse, Jacksboro, Tenn.
Campbell County Courthouse
570 Main St.
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone: 1-423-562-4985


Campbell County Clerk
Marriage and Probate Records
570 Main St. Suite 450
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone: 1-423-562-4985

Campbell County Register of Deeds
Land Records from 1804
P.O. Box 13
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone: 1-423-562-4985

Campbell County Clerk of Circuit Court
Court Records
P.O. Box 13
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone:1-423-562-4985

Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sat.8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Campbell County Tennessee History

The county is named after Arthur Campbell (1743-1811), a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses who negotiated Indian treaties.[3]

Parent County

1806--Campbell County was created 11 September 1806 from Anderson and Claiborne Counties.
County seat: Jacksboro [4]

County Pronunciation

  1. Hear it spoken[5] (female)
  2. Hear it spoken[6] (male)

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Tennessee counties see: Tennessee Counties with Burned Courthouses

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1883 and 1926 - Courthouse was seriously damaged by fires with much record loss.[7]

  • Lost censuses: 1810, 1820, 1890
  • Lack of marriage records: 1806 to 1837

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

Campbell County Tennessee Places / Localities

Populated Places

For additional information on records from the populated places in the county see the FamilySearch Catalog and search for the county place name.

Alder Springs Fincastle La Follette Russell Fork
Anthras Flat Hollow Lindsay Mill Silica
Beech Fork Fordtown Little White Oak Stanfill
Block Gennett Camp Long Hollow Stinking Creek
Brookside Grantsboro Morley Tackett Creek
Buckeye Habersham Newcomb Terry Creek
Caryville Hickey Nicks Creek Titus
Chaska High Point Oak Grove Turley
Clinchmore Highcliff Oswego Vasper
Cotula Highland Park Peabody Victory
Cove Creek Holton Peewee Walnut Grove
Cumberland View Hunter Pine Crest Welch Camp
De Lap Liford Pioneer Westbourne
Demory Ivydell Red Ash White Oak
Disney Jacksboro Remy Wooldridge
Duff Jellico Ridgewood Wynn
Elk Valley Kilsyth Royal Blue

Neighboring Counties

Campbell County Tennessee Genealogy Resources

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Getting Started

Use the free Search for Surnames at Mountain Press's website to quickly search a variety of published Campbell County biography, court, land, marriage, and tax records. To determine which books are being searched, or to search each publication's index individually, click here. You are now equipped with a checklist of books to pull off the shelves at a genealogy library, or a wish list for your personal book collection.

Research Guides

African American

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Cemeteries

Tennessee cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. 

The Tennessee Cemeteries page provides explanations of the following online resources:
Bibliographies Online Gravestone Transcriptions Cemetery Gazetteers
FamilySearch Catalog Find A Grave | national search | county list ePodunk
WorldCat TNGenWeb Cemetery Database
USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project
Campbell Co., TNGenWeb Project

Additional Campbell County cemetery resources:

  • Free Cemetery lookups for Valley View, Baird, Warren Memorial Gardens, Stanfill, Elk Fork Church, Terry Creek, Lawson, and Red Cut Cemetery. (all in Elk Valley, TN) Also, lookups in the Walden cemetery located on Lick Creek on Walden Lane in La Follette, Tennessee

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1810 2,668
1820 4,244 59.1%
1830 5,110 20.4%
1840 6,149 20.3%
1850 6,068 −1.3%
1860 6,712 10.6%
1870 7,445 10.9%
1880 10,005 34.4%
1890 13,486 34.8%
1900 17,317 28.4%
1910 27,387 58.2%
1920 28,265 3.2%
1930 26,827 −5.1%
1940 31,131 16.0%
1950 34,369 10.4%
1960 27,936 −18.7%
1970 26,045 −6.8%
1980 34,923 34.1%
1990 35,079 0.4%
2000 39,854 13.6%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.
1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 federal population censuses of Campbell County are available online. 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 Campbell County, TN census assignments, including links to transcribed files. [The USGenWeb Census Project®]

1810 - Lost, but 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.

1820 - Lost[8]

1820 Manufactures

The original manufactures schedules for the Eastern and Western Districts of Tennessee are kept at NARA, Washington, D.C. FHL copies: FHL US/CAN Films 1024517-1024518.

These records have also been abstracted:

  • National Archives. Indexes to Manufactures Census of 1820. 1920; reprint, Knightstown, Ind.: Bookmark, 1977. FHL US/CAN Book 973 X2m 1820.
  • 1820 Census of Manufactures: Campbell County, East Tennessee Roots, Vol. 7, No. 4 ():168. For availability, see Periodicals.

1830

  • Sistler, Byron H. 1830 Census, East Tennessee. Evanston, Ill.: n.p., 1969. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 X2p 1830.
  • Gibson, Laura. "1830 Campbell County Tennessee Census," available online through USGenWeb Archives.
  • S-K Publications. "Campbell County, TN 1830 Census Index," available online through USGenWeb Archives.

1840

  • S-K Publications. "Campbell County, TN 1840 Census Index," available online through USGenWeb Archives.

1840 Revolutionary War Pensioners

1850

  • Lemasters, Paul W. 1850 Census, Campbell County, Tennessee. Huntsville, Tenn.: Scott County Historical Society (Tennessee), 1987. FHL US/CAN Book 976.872 X2L 1850.
  • S-K Publications. "Campbell County, TN 1850 Census Index," available online through USGenWeb Archives.

1860

  • Freeman, Mitzi P. "1860 Campbell County Tennessee Census," [4 parts] available online through USGenWeb Archives. [Source: NARA Microfilm M653 - R1240.]

1870

  • Anderson, Sandra and Rick Chambers. "1870 Campbell County Census," [14 Districts] available online through USGenWeb Archives. [Source: NARA Microfilm M593 - R1516.]

1880

  • Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. 1880 Census - Tennessee: Transcription for Campbell County. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 198-?. FHL US/CAN Book 976.872 X2s 1880.

1890 - Lost, but substitutes are available:

  • Anderson, Sandra. "1890 Campbell County Veteran's Census," available online through USGenWeb Archives.
  • Reed, Sue S. Enumeration of Male Inhabitants of Twenty-one Years of Age and Upward, Citizens of Tennessee, January 1, 1891, as Provided for by an Act of General Assembly of Tennessee, Passed January 15, 1891, and Approved January 22, 1891. 8 vols. Houston, Texas: S.S. Reed, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 X2r v. 6 1891. [Campbell County is included in Vol. 6.]
  • Sistler, Byron H. and Barbara Sistler. 1890 Civil War Veterans Census, Tennessee. Evanston, Ill.: Byron Sister and Associates, 1978. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 X2s 1890.

1910

1920

1930

Church

Court

Family Histories

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
General
A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.
As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Campbell, Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 50,000 entries.
Norris Dam on the Clinch River in Eastern Tennessee was a project of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s. Nearly 3,000 families, totalling almost 14,000 persons, were required to vacate land that was to be inundated by the resulting reservoir. In connection with the removal of families and gravesites, Mr. Wilson, a TVA official, collected historical and genealogical information about Norris Valley residents; he presents information about 75 of those families, along with a brief chronology of the area. Each family record begins with the name of a father and the name of that man's father, con- tinuing through other ancestors of the direct male line back to the earliest one known. Families represented by ten or more male heads of household include Agee, Carden, Hatmaker, Irwin, Longmire, Miller, Rice, and Sharp.


  • Thomas, Marlene C. Some extractions from the Scott County newspapers regarding Nicks Creek, Campbell County, TN Available at the FamilySearch Books Online

Bibliography

  • [Ausmus] Ausmus, Harry Lee. Ausmus Family History, 1711-1962. Johnson City, TN: H.L. Ausmus, 1963. Available at FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 Au72a; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • [Burge] Byrge, Neal The Descendants of William "Billy" Burge (Byrge). Other surnames frequently found in the book are:Adkins, Anderson, Brown, Bunch, Burchfield, Byrge, Carroll, Cross, Crowley, Daugherty, Davis, Duncan, Farmer, Griffith, Hammonds, Hatfield, Hopson, Jeffers, Jones, Kennedy, Lay, Lively, Lowe, Marlow, McGhee, McKamey, Miller, Patterson, Phillips, Reed, Roe, Rowe, Seiber, Smith, Tackett, Ward, West, Wilson, Wishoun, and Wright. Free Lookups Available!
  • [Moad] Moad, Ethel R. The History of the Moads and the Stanleys. 1935. 1994 reprint: FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 A1 no. 8070.
  • [Murray] Murray, J.L. Ancestry of James S. Murray of Campbell County, Tennessee and the Wasson Family of Rhea County, Tennessee. MSS., microfilmed in 1983. FHL US/CAN Film 1033940 Item 6.
  • [Stanley] Moad, Ethel R. The History of the Moads and the Stanleys. 1935. 1994 reprint: FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 A1 no. 8070.

Land

The original Campbell County Deed Books are held at the County Courthouse. The TSLA microfilmed Deed Books D to 30 (1820-1894), Land Entry Books A to F (1806-1834, 1837, 1868), Entry Taker Book A (1824-1902), and Trust Deed Books A to D (1852-1877, 1886-1894). Copies of their microfilms are also available at the Family History Library: FHL US/CAN Films 979222-979238.

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

  1. Deed Book A: 1806-1810
  2. Deed Book B: 1810-1816
  3. Deed Book E: 1826-1831
  4. Deed Book F: 1831-1834

Law and Legislation

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

Local Histories

  • Marshall, L. McGhee and Jackson, Melba Caryville through the years and Caryville and more (books about Caryville, Tennessee and local areas)Action Print., 1988. Free lookups available.
  • McDonald, Dr. Miller Campbell County, Tennessee USA: A History of Places, Faces, Happenings, Traditions, and Things, Vols 1, 2, & 3. County Services Syndicate. Free lookups available. (These books are not indexed)

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War

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

  1. 1835 Pension Roll
  2. 1852 Rejected or Suspended Pensions
  3. Bogan, Dallas County's Revolutionary War Vets Listed Includes a list of Campbell county residents who served as Revolutionary War soldiers and received pensions for their service.
  4. Campbell County Military - American Revolution 1775-1883 Includes some abstracts of pension applications.

The 1840 Census of Pensioners has been abstracted multiple times:

Additional resources include:

  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." Digital version at Ancestry ($). Tennessee entries abstracted online at Tennesseans in the Revolutionary War (TNGenWeb).
  • Pensions, Revolutionary War and War of 1812, Campbell Countian, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Summer 1993).

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Campbell County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Campbell County.

Union Soldiers


Additional sources for Civil War soldiers from Campbell County:

Newspapers

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 Campbell County click on the following cities or towns:

The following Campbell County newspaper abstracts have been published:

  • Thomas, Marlene C. Some Extractions from the Scott County Newspapers Regarding Nicks Creek, Campbell County, Tennessee. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online

Occupations

  • Miller, Alan N. East Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices from 1778 to 1911. Baltimore, Md.: Printed for Clearfield Company, Inc., by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2000. FHL US/CAN 976.8 U2m. Digital version at World Vital Records ($). Purchase at Genealogical.com. [Includes Campbell County.]
  • Tennesse Bureau of Agriculture, Statistics and Mines. Coal Mines and Mining--Tennessee. Nashville, Tennessee: A.B. Travel, 1883. Free digital copy.

Periodicals

Tap into the minds of local experts. Editors of genealogical periodicals publish unique sources that researchers who are new to their area would not likely discover. This type of material may be found in local, regional, or statewide genealogical society journals. The following periodicals cover this county:

Ansearchin' News
Genealogical articles with abstracts of Campbell County, Tennessee records have been published in Ansearchin' News, the quarterly magazine of the Tennessee Genealogical Society. To view a list of these articles, visit their county index. To read digitized versions of the first 36 years of articles (Vols. 1-36), browse their archive or conduct a surname search. The Family History Library has a complete collection of the Ansearchin' News quarterly FHL Book 976.8 B2a.
Campbell Countian
Available through the Campbell County Historical Society
Indexed in the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI).
East Tennessee Roots
Genealogical articles with abstracts of Campbell County, Tennessee records have been published in East Tennessee Roots (10 vols.). A subject index to these articles is available online. Surname indexes to Volumes 9 and 10 are also available online. The Family History Library has collected most issues of East Tennessee Roots FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 D25e.
The Pellissippian
Several genealogical articles with abstracts of Campbell County, Tennessee records were published in the The Pellissippian (25 vols., 1980-2004), the quarterly of the Pellissippi Genealogical and Historical Society. The society has posted tables of contents for all 25 volumes on their website. They also have back issues available for purchase. The Family History Library has acquired the first 20 volumes FHL Book 976.8 D25p.

Prisons

Learn if your Campbell County, Tennessee ancestors went to prison!

Probate

Many of the original Campbell County Will Books were destroyed. In the 1970s, TSLA microfilmed extant probate records covering the years 1806 to 1911. Their microfilms include administrator's bonds, guardians' settlements, inventories, a will book, estate book, and land records. FHL copies: FHL Films 979201, 979213-979214, 979218-979221.

FamilySearch has placed scans of the following records online in the Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927 collection. These are browse-only collections. Handwritten indexes may be found at the front or back of some volumes:

  • Bonds, Inventories, Wills, 1807-1841 ("Vol. 6")
  • Inventories, Wills, 1860-1880 ("Vol. C")

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

  1. Probate Records (County or Chancery Court) Estate Book: 1806-1841

The following Campbell County probate records have been abstracted and/or indexed:

  • [1806-1861] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Index to Tennessee Wills & Administrations 1779-1861. Nashville, Tenn. Byron Sistler & Associates, Inc., 1990. FHL US/CAN 976.8 P22s. [Includes an index to this county's probate records.] Free Lookups Available!

Taxation

The following Campbell County tax records have been abstracted:[9]

  • [1814] "Direct Federal Tax-Delinquent Property Owners Listed for 1814," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 43, No. 3(Fall 1996):115-120. For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals. [Includes Campbell County.]
  • [1818] Taxpayers, 1818, East Tennessee Historical Society Publications. Knoxville TN: 1964. Vol. - Iss. 36.
  • [1818] Creekmore, Pollyanna. Early East Tennessee Taxpayers. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1980. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 R4cp and Silas Emmett Lucas's Revised Index FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 R4cp index. [Includes 1818 tax list.] A digital version of this source is available online for Campbell County through TNGenWeb.
  • [1818, 1823] 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 1818 and 1823 tax lists.]
  • [1818, 1823] Curtis, Mary Barnett. Early East Tennessee Tax Lists. Fort Worth, Texas: Arrow Printing Company, 1964. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 R4c. [Includes 1818 and 1823 tax lists.]
  • [1818] Tax Return Lists, 1818, Scott County Historical Society Newsletter. Huntsville TN: Fall 1985. Vol. 3 Iss. 1.
  • [1820] Tax List, 1820, Campbell Countian. LaFollette TN: Winter 1992. Vol. 3 Iss. 2.
  • [1836] Douthat, James L. 1836 Campbell County, Tennessee, 1836 Tennessee Civil Districts and Tax Lists. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1993. FHL US/CAN Book 976.872 P2d; online: free surname index and purchase details.
  • [1838] Tax List, 1838, Campbell Countian. LaFollette TN: Summer 1991. Vol. 2 Iss. 1; Winter 1992. Vol. 2 Iss. 2; Spring 1992. Vol. 2 Iss. 3.
  • [1838] Tax List Excerpt, 1838, Scott County Historical Society Newsletter. Huntsville TN: Summer 1993. Vol. 10 Iss. 4.
  • [1838] Anderson, Sandra. "1838 Campbell County Tax Records," available online through TNGenWeb. Also available online through USGenWeb Archives. [Source: Early Tennessee Tax Records, Campbell County 1838-1839 Microfilm.]
  • [1838-1839] Lemasters, Paul W. Campbell County, TN Tax Lists, 1838-9. Purchase at Campbell County Historical Society website.
  • [1839] Chambers, Rick and Sandra Anderson. "1839 Tax Records," available online through TNGenWeb.
  • [1849] Tax List, 1849, Campbell Countian. LaFollette TN: Winter 1995. Vol. 5 Iss. 1; Apr 1995. Vol. 6 Iss. 1; Jul 1995. Vol. 6 Iss. 2; Oct 1995. Vol. 6 Iss. 3; Jan 1996. Vol. 6 Iss. 4; Apr 1996. Vol. 7 Iss. 1; Jul 1996. Vol. 7 Iss. 2; Oct 1996. Vol. 7 Iss. 3; Jan 1997. Vol. 7 Iss. 4; Apr 1997. Vol. 8 Iss. 1; Jul 1997. Vol. 8 Iss. 2; Oct 1997. Vol. 8 Iss. 3; Jan 1998. Vol. 8 Iss. 4.
  • [1850] Tax List, 1850, Campbell Countian. LaFollette TN: Jan 2001. Vol. 11 Iss. 4; Apr 2001. Vol. 12 Iss. 1; Jul 2001. Vol. 12 Iss. 2; Oct 2001. Vol. 12 Iss. 3; Jan 2002. Vol. 12 Iss. 4; Apr 2002. Vol. 13 Iss. 1; Jul 2002. Vol. 13 Iss. 2; Oct 2002. Vol. 13 Iss. 3; Jan 2003. Vol. 13 Iss. 4; Apr 2003. Vol. 14 Iss. 1; Jul 2003. Vol. 14 Iss. 2.
  • [1860] Tax List, 1860, Campbell Countian. LaFollette TN: Jan 2006. Vol. 16 Iss. 4; Apr 2006. Vol. 17 Iss. 1; Jul 2006. Vol. 17 Iss. 2; Oct 2006. Vol. 17 Iss. 3; Jan 2007. Vol. 17 Iss. 4; Apr 2007. Vol. 18 Iss. 1.
  • [1890] Anderson, Sandra. "1890 Tax Records," available online through TNGenWeb. Also available online through USGenWeb Archives. [Source: Campbell Trustee Tax Duplicates, Volume Jan 1889 - Dec 1898, Roll #48.]
  • [1895] Chambers, Rick. "Campbell County, TN, 1895 Tax Records," available online through TNGenWeb. Also available online (4 parts) through USGenWeb Archives. [Source: Campbell Trustee Tax Duplicates, Volume Jan 1889 - Dec 1898, Roll #48.]

Vital Records

See also How to order Tennessee Vital Records or order electronically online.

Marriage

Marriages were not officially recorded in Campbell County until 1838, when a law was passed mandating the practice.[10] The following publication, based on early newspapers, helps to alleviate this genealogical obstacle:

  • Lucas, Silas Emmett. Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers 1794-1851. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1978. FHL Book 976.8 V2L.

The following Campbell County Courthouse marriage records have been indexed:

Death

The death certificates for Campbell County for the years 1908-1912 have been transcribed and are online with the Campbell County TNGenWeb site.

For deaths of Methodists in Campbell County between the 1830s and the 1920s, try:

Campbell County Tennessee Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Campbell County Historical Society
235 East Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766
Phone: 1-423-566-3581

East Tennessee Historical Society
601 S. Gay St.
P.O. Box 1629
Knoxville, TN 37901-1629
Phone: 1-865-215-8824
E-mail: eths@east-tennessee-history.org

Jacksboro Public Library
585 Main St. Suite 201
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone: 1-423-562-3675

LaFollette Public Library
201 South Tennessee Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766
Phone: 1-423-562-5154
Fax: 1-423-562-0013
Hours: Mon.-Fri.8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Genealogy and Local History Collection is housed at the
Campbell County Historical Museum and Library
160 East Central Ave., LaFollette, TN 37766
Phone: 1-423-566-3581
E-mail: darcon1997@aol.com
Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Family History Centers

215 Wildwood Cir
La Follette, Tennessee, United States
Hours: W 6pm-9pm; and by appointment
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.


Campbell County Tennessee Genealogy Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Campbell County, Tennessee

Campbell County Tennessee Genealogy References

  1. "Earliest County Records," Tennessee State Library and Archives.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Campbell County, Tennessee page 638, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. "List of counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 638. (FHL Collection Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.
  5. Voice of Lynnae Weller, Kingsport, Tenn. (2010).
  6. Voice of Gene Black, FamilySearch employee, former resident of Bristol, Tenn. (2010).
  7. Lost Records: Courthouse Fires and Disasters in Tennessee in Tennessee State Library and Archives in Tennessee Secretary of State (accessed 31 March 2014).
  8. Mary Barnett Curtis, Early East Tennessee Tax Lists: a compiled list of residents of the area covered in 22 east Tennessee counties for which there is (sic) no census records prior to 1830 (Fort Worth, Texas: Arrow Printing, 1964) [FHL 976.8 R4c].
  9. The Heritage Quest Online version of PERSI aided in the compilation of this list.
  10. Gale Williams Bamman, C.G., "Research in Tennessee," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):105. FHL US/CAN Book 973 B2ng v. 81 (1993)
  11. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/6/60/Igitennesseea.pdf.