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*[http://catalog.lib.chattanooga.gov/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.6&type=Advanced&term=*&relation=ALL&by=KW&bool4=AND&limit=TOM=abs&sort=PD&page=0 Hamilton County Obituaries] - database from the Chattanooga Public Library of obits from local papers spanning 1897-2003.
 
*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|789366|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Books 976.855/N1 V48s 1847-1851}} ff; digital versions at [http://www.tngenweb.org/records/tn_wide/obits/nca/index.html David Donahue Memorial: Tennessee Records Repository]. [Website expands upon the publications and includes deaths from the 1830s, 1840s, 1910s and 1920s.]
 
*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|789366|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Books 976.855/N1 V48s 1847-1851}} ff; digital versions at [http://www.tngenweb.org/records/tn_wide/obits/nca/index.html David Donahue Memorial: Tennessee Records Repository]. [Website expands upon the publications and includes deaths from the 1830s, 1840s, 1910s and 1920s.]
  

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Hamilton County, Tennessee genealogy and family history research page. Guide to Hamilton County (established 1819) 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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Hamilton County, Tennessee
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Founded: October 25, 1819
County Seat Chattanooga
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Quick Dates

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

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1882* 1857  1899*  1830 1796  1862 

.*City of Chattanooga (Hamilton County births begin 1908, Hamilton County deaths begin 1908)

County Courthouse

Hamilton County Courthouse
County Courthouse; Rm 201;
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 423.209.6500

County Clerk has marriage records from 1857.
County Health Department has birth records
from 1949 and death records from 1972.
Circuit Court and Clerk and Masters has divorce records.
Clerk and Masters has probate records from 1865.
Clerk and Masters and Register of Deeds has land records.
Register of Deeds has military discharge records.
Clerk Circuit Court has court records. [2]

Hamilton County Courthouse, Chattanooga, Tenn.
 Hamilton County Courthouse
 625 Georgia Ave., Room 201
 Chattanooga, TN 37402
 Phone: 1-423-209-6500


Hamilton County Clerk
Marriage records
625 Georgia Ave., Room 201
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 1-423-209-6500
Online Marriage search

Hamilton county Register of Deeds
Land records
400 Courthouse
625 Georgia Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 1-423-209-6560

Hamilton County Clerk and Master
Probate records
300 Courthouse
625 Georgia Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 1-423-209-6601

Hamilton County Circuit Court Clerk
Court records
500 Courthouse
625 Georgia Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 1-423-209-6701

Hamilton County Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

History

Founding Father Alexander Hamilton (c1755-1804)

East Tennessee county. Established 1819.

The county is named after Founding Father Alexander Hamilton (c1755-1804).[3]

Parent County

1819--Hamilton County was created 25 October 1819 from Cherokee Indian Lands.
County seat: Chattanooga[4]

County Pronunciation

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

Boundary Changes

For a boundary dispute between Tennessee and Georgia over the city of Chattanooga, see:

"Rotating Formation Tennessee County Boundary Maps" (1777-1985) may be viewed for free at the My Tennessee Genealogy website. They rely on AniMap 3.0 software.

Record Loss

1910 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged. Antebellum will books are lost.

  • Lost censuses: 1820, 1890
  • Lost marriages: 1819 to 1856
  • Lost probate: 1819 to 1861

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alton Park Coulterville Lookout Mountain Saint Elmo
Apison East Ridge Lupton City Sale Creek
Bakewell Flat Top Mowbray Shady Grove
Birchwood Foust Ooltewah Signal Mountain
Boyce Georgetown Orchard Knob Soddy-Daisy
Brainerd Harrison Rathburn Tiftonia
Chattanooga Hixson Red Bank Walden
Collegedale Lakesite Ridgeside Walden's Ridge

Neighboring Counties

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 Hamilton County African American, biography, cemetery, census, history, Indian, land, marriage, military, newspaper, probate, 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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Chattanooga African American Museum
200 E. Martin Luther King Boulevard
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423) 266-8658

Businesses

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
FHLC Find A Grave | national search | county list  ePodunk
WorldCat TNGenWeb Cemetery Database  
  USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project  
  Hamilton Co., TNGenWeb Project  
  Interment (Hamilton County)  
  Interment (Chattanooga)  

Published Hamilton County cemetery records:

List of Cemeteries and where they are located in Hamilton County:

Johnson Cemetery (Soddy Daisy)

Census

1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population censuses of Hamilton 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 Hamilton County, TN census assignments, including links to transcribed files. [The USGenWeb Census Project®]

1820 - Lost[7]

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.

The following book is a useful aid for finding the original records. A free online index, provided by Lineages, which cites the original document numbers, will help researchers determine if this resource can be of assistance: 

  • National Archives. Indexes to Manufactures Census of 1820. 1920; reprint, Knightstown, Ind.: Bookmark, 1977. FHL US/CAN Book 973 X2m 1820; digital version at Lineages. [Covers this county.]

These records have also been abstracted:

  • 1820 Census of Manufactures: Hamilton County, East Tennessee Roots, Vol. 8, No. 4 ():247. For availability, see Periodicals.

1830

1840

1840 Revolutionary War Pensioners

1850

  • Douthat, James L. Early Settlers, Hamilton County, Tennessee: 1830-1850 Census. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1986. FHL US/CAN Book 976.882 X2d.

1860

1880

1900

1930

Church

Church records include baptisms, marriages and burials, as well as information about family members and clues about family migration.  For additional information about church records, religions, and religious archives in Tennessee, see Tennessee Church Records.

  • Hamilton County Church Records
- Family History Library Catalog - Hamilton County Church Records
  • Church histories tell when a church started in the area, who the early members were, give data about church leaders, etc.
- Family History Library Catalog - Hamilton County Church History
  • If the records you need are not found in the Family History Library collection, contact the church(es) in the area where your ancestor lived.  Two sites that give information about churches in Hamilton County are
- List of Hamilton County churches with addresses and phone numbers (Yellowbook)
- List of Hamilton County churches (TN HomeTownLocator)


  • In 1936, a helpful guide to early Hamilton County church records was published by the Works Project Administration. [8]Use this guide to locate which church records exist and where they were housed in 1936. The Tennessee State Library and Archives has filmed some of these records. To locate which records are available at the TSLA, go to the appropriate "county fact sheet" on the TSLA Web site and scroll down to "selected manuscript material". All filmed church records at the TSLA for Hamilton County are listed. Many of these filmed records are also available at the Family History Library.

Baptist

  • [1848-1872] Historical Records Survey. Concord Baptist Church minutes, 1848-1872, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1943. Typescript. FHL 24679 Item 2
  • [1838-1876] Historical Records Survey. Good Spring Baptist Church minutes, 1838-1876, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1943. Typescript. FHL 24679 Item 2
  • [1859-1896] Historical Records Survey. Ocoee Baptist Association minutes, 1859-1896, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1943. Typescript. FHL 24679 Item 1

Episcopal

  • [1850-1900] St. Paul's Episcopal Church Records. Chattanooga, 1850-1900.TSLAReel #503
  • [1850-1900] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Vital Statistics from 19th Century Tennessee Church Records. Nashville: Sitler and Associates, 1979. FHL 976.8 K29s vol.2   Index to St. Paul's Episcopal Church Records. Chattanooga, 1850-1900.
  • [1900-1950] St. Paul's Episcopal Church Records. Chattanooga, 1900-1950.TSLA Reel #350
  • [1900-1900] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Vital Statistics from 19th Century Tennessee Church Records. Nashville: Sitler and Associates, 1979. FHL 976.8 K29s vol.2   Index to St. Paul's Episcopal Church Records. Chattanooga, 1900-1950.

Methodist Episcopal

  • [1872-1954] First Methodist Episcopal Church Records. Chattanooga, 1872-1954. TSLA Reel #455
  • [1872-1900] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Vital Statistics from 19th Century Tennessee Church Records. Nashville: Sitler and Associates, 1979. FHL 976.8 K29s vol.2   Index to First Methodist Episcopal Church Records. Chattanooga, 1872-1954.
  • 1875-1885 - First Methodist Episcopal Church, Chattanooga, Baptism Index 1875-1885. Batches C530281 and C530282 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.[9]
  • 1885-1895 - First Methodist Episcopal Church, Chattanooga, Marriage Index 1885-1895. Batches M530281 and M530282 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.[9]
  • [1899-1966] Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, South Records. Chattanooga, 1899-1966. TSLA Reel #454
  • [1899-1900] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Vital Statistics from 19th Century Tennessee Church Records. Nashville: Sitler and Associates, 1979. FHL 976.8 K29s vol.2   Index to Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, South Records. Chattanooga, 1899-1966.

Presbyterian

  • [1881-1952] Second Presbyterian Church Records. Chattanooga, 1881-1952.TSLA Reel #393
  • [1881-1900] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Vital Statistics from 19th Century Tennessee Church Records. Nashville: Sitler and Associates, 1979. FHL 976.8 K29s vol.2   Index to Second Presbyterian Church Records. Chattanooga, 1881-1952.

The W.P.A. published a helpful survey in 1940:

  • Directory of Churches, Missions, and Religious Institutions of Tennessee, no. 33, Hamilton County, Chattanooga. Nashville, Tenn.: Tennessee Historical Records Survey Project, 1940. FHL US/CAN Book 976.882 E4h.

Court

Directories

  • Chattanooga, TN, 1890. Chattanooga, TN: Connelly & Fais, 1890. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Chattanooga, TN, 1891. Chattanooga, TN: Connelly & Fais, 1891. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

DNA

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DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Hamilton County residents. Attempts have not been made to verify the lineages of those tested.
  • [Brown] Descendant of John P. Brown, b. 1853 Soddy-Daisy, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Y-DNA 37 Marker Test, FTDNA (Kit 157721). Genetic signature available online (labeled Group No. 117), genealogical description available online, courtesy: Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study. Matches have been found.

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

As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Hamilton, Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 30,000 entries.

Bibliography

  • [Boyd] Boyd, R. Vernon. The Boyds of Sequatchie Valley, Tn. Typescript, microfilmed in 1993. FHL US/CAN Film 1750733 Item 37; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  • [Hughes] Wilson, Duane Earl. Phetoma D. Epps (1837-1907) of Davidson County, North Carolina and Pope County, Arkansas and John Edward Hughes (1836-1885) Hamiliton County, Tennessee and Pope County, Arkansas: and Some of Their Ancestors, Descendants, and Related Families. Naperville, Ill.: D.E. Wilson, 1993. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 Ep76w.
  • [Lauderdale] Lauderdale, Charles J. The Lauderdales of Scotland and America, 1056-1936. Joplin, MO: Gahagan Print. Co., 1937. Available at FHL US/CAN Film 1307515 Item 5, digital version available at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • [Young] Stein, Carl F. Some Descendents of James Pickens Young 1815: of Polk, Rhea, Hamilton, Blount, Knox Counties, Tenn., Cherokee, Gaston Counties, North Carolina. Family Group Sheets. FHL US/CAN Film 2055385 Item 2.

Land

The original Hamilton County Deed Books are held at the County Courthouse. In the early 1990s, the Hamilton County Microfilm Department microfilmed Deed Books A to Y6 (1796-1901) and Indexes (1799-1929). Copies of their large collection of films are also available at the Family History Library: FHL US/CAN Films 1906056 ff.

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 TSLA; another version is available at World Vital Records.

Local Histories

Maps

  • [1871] Ruger, A. Bird's Eye View of the City of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Originally published 1871. Purchase at ReevesMaps.com; website includes a scaled-down version of the map.
  • [1886] Wellege, Henry. Chattanooga, County Seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee. Originally published 1886. Purchase at ReevesMaps.com; website includes a scaled-down version of the map.
  • [1890] Hopkins, G.M. A Map of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Originally published 1890. Shows streets, businesses, etc. Purchase at ReevesMaps.com; website includes a scaled-down version of the map.
  • [1939] Viking Press for WPA. A Map of Chattanooga. Originally published 1939. Purchase at ReevesMaps.com; website includes a scaled-down version of the map.

Military

Revolutionary War

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

  1. 1835 Pension Roll
  2. 1852 Rejected or Suspended Pensions

Additional resources include:

War of 1812
  • Embry, Hermione D. "War of 1812 - Tennessee Pensioners on List - January 2, 1883," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jul. 1960):65-68; Vol. 7, No. 4 (Oct. 1960):90-93. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a v. 7 (1960); digital version at journal website. [Includes Hamilton County pensioners 7(3):66 and James County pensioners 7(4):90)]
Civil War
Civl War Research Database $

Civil War service men from Hamilton 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 Hamilton County.

Confederate Soldiers

Union Soldiers

Additional sources for Civil War soldiers from Hamilton County:

A good place to start is:

  • Hughes, Nathaniel Cheairs and John C. Wilson. The Confederates, Soldiers of Hamilton County, Tennessee: An Alphabetical Listing of the Confederate Soldiers Who Lived at One Time in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2001. FHL US/CAN Book 976.882 M2h.


Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Hamilton County



Map showing Civil War battles in Tennessee.

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 Hamilton county click on the following cities or towns:

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 Hamilton 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.
East Tennessee Roots
Several genealogical articles with abstracts of Hamilton 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 Book 976.8 D25e.

Prisons

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

Probate

Hamilton County's early will books were destroyed in the Civil War. Surviving will books are held at the County Courthouse. In the early 1990s, the Hamilton County Microfilm Department microfilmed Will Books 1 to 6 (1862-1936) and an Index. FHL copies: FHL Films 1905945, 1940267-1940269.

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:

  • Index to Wills, 1862-1936
  • Wills, 1862-1936 (Vols. 1-6)
  • Probate records index, 1916-1917
  • Probate records, 1864-1928 (Vols. 1-30)
  • Bonds, Letters, 1878-1932 (16 vols.)

The following Hamilton County probate records have been abstracted:

  • Douthat, James L. Hamilton County, Tennessee, Will Book [Will Book 1, 1862-1892]. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1996. FHL Book 976.882 P2dj.

Taxation

The following Hamilton County tax records have been indexed:[14]

  • [1836] "Hamilton County, Tennessee 1836 Tax List," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Spring 1982):25-31. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a; free digital version at society's website. For further access, see Periodicals.
  • [1836] Douthat, James L. 1836 Hamilton County, Tennessee, Civil Districts and Tax Lists. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1993. FHL US/CAN Book 976.882 R4d; online: free surname index and purchase details.
  • [1836-1837] Tax Lists, 1836-37, by District, Southern Roots & Shoots. Rossville GA: Aug 1993. Vol. 9 Iss. 3.

Vital Records

Marriage

The following Hamilton County marriage records have been abstracted and/or indexed:

1857-1927 & 1979-present - online records from the Hamilton County Clerk

  • 1857-1900 - Hamilton County Marriage Index 1857-1900 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.[9]
  • 1857-1863 - Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Early East Tennessee Marriages. 2 vols. Nashville, Tenn.: Byron Sistler & Associates, Inc., 1987. FHL US/CAN 976.8 V2s v. 1. [Indexes names of brides and grooms, and marriage dates for weddings in this county for the specified years.] Free Lookups Available!
Divorce

In 1940 and 1941, W.P.A. workers pinpointed the location of Hamilton County divorce papers in diverse manuscript collections, including some separate divorce dockets, see:

  • W.P.A. Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1941. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 A3gp.
Death

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

Societies and Libraries

Hamilton County Tennessee Genealogy Society
430 Runyan Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37405

East Tennessee Historical Society
601 S. Gay Street
P.O. Box 1629
Knoxville, Tennessee 37901-1629
Phone: 865-215-8824
Email: eths@east-tennessee-history.org

Chattanooga-Hamilton County
Bicentennial Library

1001 Broad Street Chattanooga, TN 37402
Telephone: 423-757-5310
Fax: 423-757-5090
Internet: http://www.lib.chattanooga.gov/

Family History Centers

3067 Ooltewah Ringgold Rd
Ooltewah,  Tennessee, United States
Telephone: 423-892-7632

e-mail tn_chattanooga@ldsmail.net
Hours: Tues./Thurs./Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. -- Evenings: Tues. & Wed. 7 - 9 p.m.
Attention: Inclement Weather Closings will coincide with school closings.

This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.


Web Sites

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

References

  1. Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey (W.P.A.), 1941; "Earliest County Records," Tennessee State Library and Archives.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hamiltonn County, Tennessee page 640, At various libr40ries (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), 640. (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. 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].
  8. WPA. Guide to Church Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville: Tennessee State Planning Commission, 1942. FHL 976.8 K23w
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d3/Igitennesseef.pdf.
  10. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 17 August 2012)
  11. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 17 August 2012)
  12. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 19 September 2012)
  13. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 17 August 2012)
  14. The Heritage Quest Online version of PERSI aided in the compilation of this list.