Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center

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*[http://www.memphislibrary.org/history/guigen.htm#ANCESTRYPLUS Memphis Public Library], microfilmed and indexed Memphis and Shelby County records, censuses, genealogies, periodicals, especially for the southern USA, passenger lists, Dawes Comm. index, DAR lineages, Ancestry.com.  
 
*[http://www.memphislibrary.org/history/guigen.htm#ANCESTRYPLUS Memphis Public Library], microfilmed and indexed Memphis and Shelby County records, censuses, genealogies, periodicals, especially for the southern USA, passenger lists, Dawes Comm. index, DAR lineages, Ancestry.com.  
*[http://blogs.knoxlib.org/ Knox County Library], cardholder access to databases like Footnote.com, HeritageQuest, and TN Sanborn maps. 
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*[http://www.shelbycountyclerk.com/ Shelby&nbsp;County Clerk],&nbsp;marriages 2000-present.<ref name="MPLIC">"Where to Get Genealogical Records" in Memphis Public Library Information Center at http://www.memphislibrary.org/history/officialrec.htm (accessed 10 July 2010).</ref>
*[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://register.shelby.tn.us/ Shelby&nbsp;County Register], deaths 1902-1954, deeds.<ref name="MPLIC" />
*[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.shelbycountytn.gov/FirstPortal/dotShowDoc/Government/ElectedOfficials/archives.index.htm Shelby County Archives], marriages 1820-1999, deaths 1848-1951, probates 1820-1900, deeds, naturalizations 1856-1906.<ref name="MPLIC" />
*[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.shelbycountytn.gov/FirstPortal/dotShowDoc/Government/CountyServices/HealthServices/AdministrativeServices/birth_cert.htm Memphis and Shelby County Health Dept.], births,&nbsp;1952-present.<ref name="MPLIC" />
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnwag/index.htm Watauga Association of Genealogists], Johnson City, meetings, services, publications, genealogists.  
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*[http://probate.shelbycountytn.gov/ Shelby County Probate Court], probates 1900-present.<ref name="MPLIC" />
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*[http://co4.shelbycountytn.gov/court_clerks/circuit_court/index.htm Shelby&nbsp;County Clerk of the Circuit Court], divorces.<ref name="MPLIC" />
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*[http://chancerycourt.shelbycountytn.gov/ Shelby County Clerk of the Chanery Court], divorces.<ref name="MPLIC" />
 
*[http://www.thehermitage.com/ The Hermitage Museum], home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville, to learn about Tennesse lifestyles.<br>
 
*[http://www.thehermitage.com/ The Hermitage Museum], home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville, to learn about Tennesse lifestyles.<br>
*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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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:'''''&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Tipton_County,_Tennessee|Tipton]], [[Fayette_County,_Tennessee|Fayette]], [[Marshall_County,_Mississippi|Marshall&nbsp;MS]], [[DeSoto_County,_Mississippi|DeSoto&nbsp;MS]], [[Crittenden_County,_Arkansas|Crittenden&nbsp;AR]], [[Mississippi_County,_Arkansas|Mississippi&nbsp;AR]].<br>
 
*[http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/ Vanderbuilt University Library], Nashville, biography, history, newspapers, ProQuest, America History &amp; Life.  
 
*[http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/ Vanderbuilt University Library], Nashville, biography, history, newspapers, ProQuest, America History &amp; Life.  
 
*[http://www.tnstate.edu/interior.asp?mid=71 Tennessee State University Library], Nashville, biography, ethnic studies, history, newspapers, JSTOR, Civil War.  
 
*[http://www.tnstate.edu/interior.asp?mid=71 Tennessee State University Library], Nashville, biography, ethnic studies, history, newspapers, JSTOR, Civil War.  

Revision as of 05:11, 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:[1]  Monday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

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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 1.3 "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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  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. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 "Where to Get Genealogical Records" in Memphis Public Library Information Center at http://www.memphislibrary.org/history/officialrec.htm (accessed 10 July 2010).