Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center

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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;800-000-0000, or 801-000-0000<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;802-000-0000<br>
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*Regional Historical and Genealogical Center 901-757-8480<br>
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*Tennessee Genealogical Society 901-754-4300 <br>
  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;Monday-Saturday 9:00 to 4:30  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;Monday-Saturday 9:00 to 4:30  
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
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{''&nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''}
 
  
 
If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.  
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
  
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>
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*[[Tennessee State Library and Archives]], Nashville, African Americans, vital records,&nbsp;censuses, county records, tax lists, local histories, school censuses,&nbsp;manuscripts, military records, Native Americans,&nbsp; newspapers, obituary lists, maps, state agency records, petitions, Tennessee postcards, city directories, prison inmates, and TN county historians.<ref>"Research and Collections" in ''Tennessee Archives and Libraries'' in Tennessee Department of State at http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/Collections.htm (accessed 23 May 2010).</ref> <br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
  
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*[http://www.east-tennessee-history.org/index.cfm/m/55 East Tennessee Historical Society], Knoxville, 67,000 books, newspapers, 3,000 genealogies, 14,000 TN first families, manuscripts, census, Knoxville city directories 1859-now, maps, photos, deeds, wills, marriages, military records, TN Confederate pensions, Ancestry.com, New England Ancestors, HeritageQuest, Sanborn maps.<br>
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
  
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*[http://www2.youseemore.com/knoxville/default.asp Knoxville Public Library], online genealogy databases like Cyndi's List, Ellis Island, FamilySearch, and Rootsweb.
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*[http://blogs.knoxlib.org/ Knox County Library], cardholder access to&nbsp;databases like Footnote.com,&nbsp;HeritageQuest, and TN Sanborn maps.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.knoxcounty.org/clerk/index_new.php Knox County Clerk], probates since 1789; marriages, divorces, court records since 1792; tax records since 1806.<ref name="Handybook">''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.]'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Publ., 2002), 641.</ref>
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*[http://www.knoxcounty.org/register/index.php Knox County Register of Deeds], land records since 1791.<ref name="Redbook">Alice Eichholz, ed. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed.]'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 638.</ref>
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*[http://www.knoxcounty.org/circuit/index.php Knox County Clerk of the Circuit Court], court records since 1792; probate records since 1792.<ref name="Redbook" />
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnwag/index.htm Watauga Association of Genealogists], Johnson City, meetings, services, publications, genealogists.
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*[http://www.thehermitage.com/ The Hermitage Museum], home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville, to learn about Tennesse lifestyles.<br>
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' &nbsp;[[Union County, Tennessee|Union]], [[Grainger County, Tennessee|Grainger]], [[Jefferson County, Tennessee|Jefferson]], [[Sevier County, Tennessee|Sevier]], [[Blount County, Tennessee|Blount]], [[Loudon County, Tennessee|Loudon]], [[Roane County, Tennessee|Roane]],&nbsp;[[Anderson County, Tennessee|Anderson]].<br>
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*[http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/ Vanderbuilt University Library], Nashville, biography, history, newspapers, ProQuest, America History &amp; Life.
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*[http://www.tnstate.edu/interior.asp?mid=71 Tennessee State University Library], Nashville, biography, ethnic studies, history, newspapers, JSTOR, Civil War.
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*[http://www.lib.utk.edu/ University of Tennessee Knoxville Libraries] documentary histories, ArchivesUSA, newspapers, and ProQuest.
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*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/patrons/genealogists.html State Library of North Carolina], Raleigh, family history, Bibles, marriages, deaths, newspapers, deeds, photos.
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*[http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/news/ngs/index.html North Carolina State Archives], Raleigh, census, military, courts, bond, deed, estate, vital record, tax, wills.
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*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[Kentucky Archives and Libraries|Kentucky]], [[Virginia Archives and Libraries|Virginia]], [[Georgia Archives and Libraries|Georgia]], [[Alabama Archives and Libraries|Alabama]], [[Mississippi Archives and Libraries|Mississippi]], [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries|Arkansas]], [[Missouri Archives and Libraries|Missouri]].<br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/public/services.html National Archives—Southeast Region], Atlanta (Morrow), federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers arrival indexes, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, workshops.
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*[[Allen County Public Library]] (Indiana) has a premier genealogical periodical collection, genealogies, local histories, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, American Indians, African Americans, Canadians.<br>
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*[[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center]], Independence, MO, national censuses/indexes, 80,000 family histories, 100,000 local histories, 565,000 microfilms, 7,000 maps, and extensive newspaper clippings.
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*[http://www.hpl.lib.tx.us/clayton Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research], Houston TX, newspapers, American Civil War, Biography and Genealogy Master Index, Black Studies, Ancestry.com, HeritageQuestOnline, Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 03:51, 11 July 2010


Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center
 

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  jbaker@germantown-tn.gov

Address:[1]

7779 Poplar Pike
Germantown, TN 38138

Telephone:[1]

  • Regional Historical and Genealogical Center 901-757-8480
  • Tennessee Genealogical Society 901-754-4300

Hours and holidays:[2]  Monday-Saturday 9:00 to 4:30

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[2]  {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

  • Repository Internet site {create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[3] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[4]}

Tips

{Optional}

Guides

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, African Americans, vital records, censuses, county records, tax lists, local histories, school censuses, manuscripts, military records, Native Americans,  newspapers, obituary lists, maps, state agency records, petitions, Tennessee postcards, city directories, prison inmates, and TN county historians.[5]

Similar Collections

  • East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville, 67,000 books, newspapers, 3,000 genealogies, 14,000 TN first families, manuscripts, census, Knoxville city directories 1859-now, maps, photos, deeds, wills, marriages, military records, TN Confederate pensions, Ancestry.com, New England Ancestors, HeritageQuest, Sanborn maps.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center" in City of Germantown at http://www.germantown-tn.gov/index.aspx?page=471 (accessed 9 July 2010).
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  3. Source 2.
  4. Source 3.
  5. "Research and Collections" in Tennessee Archives and Libraries in Tennessee Department of State at http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/Collections.htm (accessed 23 May 2010).
  6. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Publ., 2002), 641.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Alice Eichholz, ed. Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 638.