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[http://www.marshallchamber.org/government/marshall/directory '''Marshall County Clerk and Master''']<br>Court records<br>201 Marshall County Courthouse<br>Lewisburg, TN 37091<br>Phone: 1-931-359-2181  
  
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*'''[Bedwell]''' William Talbert Bedwell, Ruth Lucas Bedwell, Judith Bedwell FitzPatrick ''Hugh M. Bedwell and related families'' Center Line, Michigan&nbsp;: J.B. FitzPatrick, c1993 (Baltimore, Maryland&nbsp;: Gateway Press) {{FHL|698504|title-id|disp=FHL book 929.273 B391}}&nbsp;Digital version available at {{FSbook|523105}} {{FSbook|199879}}  
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*'''[Bedwell]''' William Talbert Bedwell, Ruth Lucas Bedwell, Judith Bedwell FitzPatrick ''Hugh M. Bedwell and related families'' Center Line, Michigan&nbsp;: J.B. FitzPatrick, c1993 (Baltimore, Maryland&nbsp;: Gateway Press) {{FHL|698504|title-id|disp=FHL book 929.273 B391}}&nbsp;Digital version available at {{FSbook|523105}} {{FSbook|199879}}  
 
*'''[Drake]''' McCutcheon, Larry. ''Our Drake and Crutcher Families of Marshall County, Tennessee''. Hohenwald, Tenn.: L. McCutcheon, 2007. {{FHL|1419920|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 929.273 D789mL}}.  
 
*'''[Drake]''' McCutcheon, Larry. ''Our Drake and Crutcher Families of Marshall County, Tennessee''. Hohenwald, Tenn.: L. McCutcheon, 2007. {{FHL|1419920|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 929.273 D789mL}}.  
 
*'''[Duncan]''' Harris, Olive and Joe Cleatus Harris. ''William Duncan of Scotland, Chatham Co., N.C., Maury and Marshall Counties, Tennessee and His Eleven Known Children and Their Descendants''. MSS. {{FHL|610205|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Book 976.4 D2c}}.  
 
*'''[Duncan]''' Harris, Olive and Joe Cleatus Harris. ''William Duncan of Scotland, Chatham Co., N.C., Maury and Marshall Counties, Tennessee and His Eleven Known Children and Their Descendants''. MSS. {{FHL|610205|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Book 976.4 D2c}}.  

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Marshall County, Tennessee genealogy and family history research page. Guide to Marshall County (established 1836) 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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Quick Dates

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

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1925 1836  1925  1840  1836  1835 

County Courthouse

Marshall County Courthouse, Lewisburg, Tenn.

Marshall County Courthouse
207 Marshall Courthouse
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: 1-931-359-1072

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1836.
Register of Deeds has land records. [2]


Marshall County Clerk
Marriage and probate records
1107 Courthouse Annex
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: 1-931-359-1072

Marshall County Registrar of Deeds
Land records
1103 Courthouse Annex
Lewisburg, TN 37901
Phone: 1-931-359-4933

Marshall County Clerk and Master
Court records
201 Marshall County Courthouse
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: 1-931-359-2181

Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

History

U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall (1755-1835)

Middle Tennessee county in the Chestnut Ridge region. Established 1836.

The county is named after U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall (1755-1835).[3]

Parent County

1836--Marshall County was created 20 February 1836 from Lincoln, Bedford and Maury Counties.
County seat: Lewisburg [4]

County Pronunciation

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

Boundary Changes

"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

Lost census: 1890

County records are complete.[7]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Anes Cornersville Lillard Mill Silver Creek
Archer Cowden Lively Smyrna
Bear Wallow Delina Luna South Berlin
Beasley Duncanville Milltown Talley
Belfast Ebenezer Mooresville Thick
Benton (hist.) Fairview Needmore Venable Spring
Berlin Farmington New Town Verona
Browns Shop Globe Oak Hill Whitehead
Caney Spring Gnat Grove Orrs Wilhoite Mills
Catalpa Graball Oslin Willis Hill
Chapel Hill Hillcrest Ostella Yell
Clay Hill Holly Grove Rich Creek
Cochran Lewisburg Rolling Hills

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Research Guides

African American

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Biographies

  • Douthat, James L. Marshall County, Tennessee Biographies. 1887; reprint, Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press. Free Surname Index and purchase details at Mountain Press website.

Cemeteries

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

  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.

Census

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

1840 Revolutionary War Pensioners

1850

  • Lightfoot, Marise P. and Evelyn B. Shackelford. Maury County Neighbors : Records of Giles, Lewis and Marshall Counties, Tennessee.Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee : s.n., 1967. FHL 976.8 V22Ls
  • Porch, Deane. Marshall County, Tennessee, 1850 Census. S.p., 1967. FHL 976.8585 X2p

1857

Marshall County, Tennessee Agricultural Census, 1857.Nashville, Tennessee: Filmed by TSLA, 197-?. FHL 977522 Item 1 Lists of people by districts with pertinent data such as number of slaves, livestock, value of each, corn, tobacco, etc.. Each district is alphabetically arranged by first letter of surname.

1880

  • Sistler, Byron H. 1880 Census Marshall County, Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee : Byron Sistler & Associates, 1999. FHL 976.8585 X2s 1880

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.

  • Marshall County Church Records
- Family History Library Catalog - Marshall County Church Records


  • If the records you need are not 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 McMinn County are:
- List of Marshall County churches with addresses and phone numbers (Yellowbook)
- List of Marshall County churches (TN HomeTownLocator)


Baptist

  • [1810-1910] Bethbirei Baptist Church. Nashville, Tennessee: Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, 196-?   FHL 987751
  • [1814-1851]  Rock Creek Primitive Baptist Church Records. Marshall County, 1814-1851.  TSLA Reel #386
  • [1814-1851] 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 original Rock Creek Primitive Baptist Church Records. Marshall County, 1814-1851.

Presbyterian

  • [1810-1910] Bethbirei Presbyterian Church Records(Marshall County, Tennessee). Nashhville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1989. TSLA Reel #24 FHL 1550756 Items 1-3
  • [1810-1900] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Vital Statistics from 19th Century Tennessee Church Records. Nashville: Sitler and Associates, 1979. vol. 1 FHL 976.8 K29s Index to original Bethbirei Presbyterian Church Records.
  • [1840-1899] Pleasant Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records. Chapel Hill, 1840-1899. TSLA Reel #345
  • [1840-1899] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Vital Statistics from 19th Century Tennessee Church Records. Nashville: Sitler and Associates, 1979. vol. 1 FHL 976.8 K29s Index to original Pleasant Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records.
  • [1902-1938] Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Marshall County, Tennessee). Nashhville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives, 19--. FHL 1730833 Items 1 and 2

Court

[1836-1840] County Court Minutes, Volume. A. These records were transcribed and indexed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and published by TSLA on Roll 57 of Record Group 107. Free online index, created by Steve Carson, courtesy: GSC Associates Historical Records Products (the pages may load slowly). For a small fee, the company sells one Marshall County CD, which includes a digitized version of these records, and a variety of other local records.

DNA

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DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Marshall County residents. Attempts have not been made to verify the lineages of those tested.
  • [Brown] Descendant of William Bird Brown, resident of Marshall County, Tennessee. Y-DNA 37 Marker Test, FTDNA (Kit 64963). Genetic signature available online (labeled Group No. 52), 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 Marshall, Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 25,000 entries.

Bibliography

  • [Bedwell] William Talbert Bedwell, Ruth Lucas Bedwell, Judith Bedwell FitzPatrick Hugh M. Bedwell and related families Center Line, Michigan : J.B. FitzPatrick, c1993 (Baltimore, Maryland : Gateway Press) FHL book 929.273 B391 Digital version available at FamilySearch Books Online FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Drake] McCutcheon, Larry. Our Drake and Crutcher Families of Marshall County, Tennessee. Hohenwald, Tenn.: L. McCutcheon, 2007. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 D789mL.
  • [Duncan] Harris, Olive and Joe Cleatus Harris. William Duncan of Scotland, Chatham Co., N.C., Maury and Marshall Counties, Tennessee and His Eleven Known Children and Their Descendants. MSS. FHL US/CAN Book 976.4 D2c.
  • [Ferguson] Ferguson, Herman W. Descendants of James and Elizabeth Fleming Ferguson: Bedford County (now Marshall), Tennessee. Rocky Mount, N.C.: H. Ferguson, 1988. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 F381fhw
  • [Glenn] Glenn, Wayne. The Glenn Family of Lancaster County, Pa., Orange County, N.C., Caswell County, N.C., Lincoln County, N.C., White County, Tenn., Marshall County, Tenn., and Christian County, Mo.: Related Families Include Ramsay, Simpson, Reynolds, Wilson, Simmons, Clark, Grigg, Phillips, Beard, Collins. Nixa, Missouri: W. Glenn, 1985. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 G487gw.
  • [Hardison] Hawkins, Fred Lee and Dorothy Westmoreland Gilliam. Hardison and Allied Families: Especially Those of Maury and Marshall Counties of Tennessee. Columbia, Tenn.: F.L. Hawkins, 1992. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 H219haw.
  • [Hunt] Allen, William A. and Allen Family Reunion. History of George Hunt & Mary Ogilvie Allen and Their Descendants: and Related Families Ogilvie, Ewing, and Fonville: Prepared for the Allen Family Reunion, August 8-11, 1985, Caney Spring, Marshall County, Tennessee. Brentwood, Tenn.: W.A. Allen, 1985. Original edition: FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 AL53aw; 1995 revised edition: FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 AL53aw 1995.
  • [Larwood] Larwood, James. Morphology of Larwood Genealogy: Being a Prefatory Tabulation of the Relationships and Descents of Members of the Larwood Family in America since Circa 1720: Preparatory to a Full Account of the History and Nomenclature of the Name in England since Circa 1300, with its Transitions through De La Wode, Larwode, (Delawood), Larawode, Larrawood to Larwood. Unknown: unknown, 1933. Available at Ancestry ($); and Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • [Neathery] Neathery, Milton W. and Marie Bradley Neathery. Neatherys of Marshall County, Tennessee. Athens, Ga.: Athens Printing Co., 1998. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 N272n.
  • [Poarch] Koetter, Wilba Delores Poarch. Poarch - Creed Family Genealogy, 1836-1974. Typescript, 1974. FHL 1206451 Item 37
  • [Williams] Schack, Elizabeth Thompson. The Williams Family of Granville County, North Carolina and Marshall County, Tennessee: Ancestors -- Descendants -- Connections to the Allison, Boyd, Camden, Haislip, Harris, Ogilvie and Peace Families. New York, New York: E.T. Schack, 2002. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 W676se.
  • [Wilson] Smith, Othella Boyd. Descendants of Hiram and Mariah Wilson of Marshall County, Tennessee. Typescript, National Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C. Microfilmed in 1971. FHL US/CAN Film 879650 Item 2.

Land


  • Marshall County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1836 and is located at 207 Marshall Courthouse, Lewisburg, Tennessee 37091-2020; Telephone: (931) 359-1072. Land and property records include transfer of real estate or personal property, mortgages, leases, surveys, and entries
  • The Family History Library has miscrofilm copies of deed records 1836-1891 with indexes 1836-1940; land ownership maps at the Library of Congress 1899.
  • Marsh, Timothy Richard and Helen Crawford Land deed genealogy of Marshall County, Tennessee Greenville, South Caorlina : Southern Historical Press, c1998 FHL US/CAN book 976.8585 R2m v.1-2 Free lookups available!

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.] 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

Military

Revolutionary War

War of 1812

  • Embry, Hermione D. "War of 1812 - Tennessee Pensioners on List - January 2, 1883," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jan. 1961):20-23. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a v. 8 (1961); digital version at journal website. [Includes Marshall County pensioners (p. 22).]

Civil War

Civil War service men from Marshall 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 Marshall County.

Confederate Soldiers

Additional sources for Civil War soldiers from Marshall County:

Newspapers

Many Tennessee newspapers are filmed and available at 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 Marshall County click on the following city:

Occupations

  • 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 Genealogical.com. [Includes Marshall County.]

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 Marshall 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.
Marshall County Historical Quarterly
The Family History Library has volumes 1-13 (1970-spring 1982) FHL US/CAN book 976.8585B2m
Indexed in PERiodical Source index (PERSI)
For further information including a link to the Master Table of contents see Marshall County Historical Society website.
Free lookups available!
The Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealogy and History
Genealogical articles with abstracts of records of Marshall County, Tennessee have been published in The Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealogy and History, the quarterly of the Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society (23+ Vols.). To view a list of these articles, visit their online Index to Articles (1988-2005). Surname indexes are also available online for Vols. 2-22. The website also offers back issues for sale in paper and on CD. The Family History Library has a complete collection of this quarterly FHL US/CAN Book 976.85 D25m.

Prisons

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

Probate

The Marshall County Court has responsibility for the probate records.

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, 1835-1935
  • Wills, 1835-1912 (4 vols.)
  • Bonds, Letters, 1859-1880
  • Insolvent estate records, 1869-1897
  • Inventories, 1839-1896 (9 vols.)
  • Letters, 1859-1904 (3 vols.)
  • Sales, 1872-1877
  • Settlements, 1836-1917 (18 vols.)

The following Marshall County probate records have been abstracted, indexed, or both:

The Marshall County pages of USGenWeb have online indexes, with links to some transcriptions, for the following Will Books:

Taxation

The following Marshall County tax records have been abstracted:[8]

  • [1836] "Marshall County, Tennessee Tax List 1836," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 31, No. (1984):. For FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • [1839-1841] Porch, Deane. Marshall County, Tennessee, Tax Record, 1839-1841. Manuscript, 1966. FHL 976.8585 R4p
  • [1839-1843] List, People Paying Taxes on Lots, 1839-43, Marshall County Historical Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 4 (Winter 1979).

Vital Records

Marriage

The original Marshall County marriage records are kept at the County Courthouse. Marriages have been recorded since August 1836.

The following Marshall County marriage records are microfilmed:

  • [1836-1987] Available at the TSLA. Marriages 1836-1882 are available for interlibrary loan.
  • [1836-1960] Available at the Family History Library. Indexes are at the front of each volume.FHL 976385

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

  • [1836-1870] Porch, Deane. Marriage record, Marshall County, Tennessee, 1836-1870. Franklin, Tennessee : Louise G. Lynch, 1976 FHL 976.8585 V25p
  • [1836-1870] Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Early Middle Tennessee Marriages. 2 vols. Nashville, Tenn.: B. Sistler & Associates, 1988. FHL US/CAN 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.]  Free lookups available!
  • [1838-1865] Marriage Records, 1838-1865, Mashall County, Tennessee.  Nashville: TSLA, Historical Records Project, 1940.  Typescript. FHL 24762 Items 5-7
  • Lightfoot, Marise P. and Evelyn B. Shackelford. Maury County Neighbors: Records of Giles, Lewis and Marshall Counties, Tennessee. Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee: [s.n.], 1967. FHL 976.8 V22Ls
  • Tennessee County Marriages, 1790-1950 - covers all counties in Tennessee.
  • Many county marriage records are indexed with images at Ancestry's Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. ($)  Be aware that this index is not complete for many counties.
  • [1836-1866] Marriage Records. [9]
  • [1835-1850] Marriage Records: Early–1850. [10]

 

  • [1838-1849] Marriage Bonds, Volume 1. These records were transcribed and indexed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and published by TSLA on Roll 57 of Record Group 107. Free online index, created by Steve Carson, courtesy: GSC Associates Historical Records Products (the pages may load slowly). For a small fee, the company sells one Marshall County CD, which includes a digitized version of these records, and a variety of other local records.
  • [1849-1865] Marriage Bonds, Volume 2. These records were transcribed and indexed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and published by TSLA on Roll 57 of Record Group 107. Free online index, created by Steve Carson, courtesy: GSC Associates Historical Records Products (the pages may load slowly). For a small fee, the company sells one Marshall County CD, which includes a digitized version of these records, and a variety of other local records.
Divorce

In 1940 and 1941, W.P.A. workers pinpointed the location of Marshall County divorce papers in diverse County Courthouse records, including some separate divorce cases, 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
  • Tennessee Deaths and Burials 1874-1955 at Record Search Pilot at FamilySearch. Name index with extracted death certificate information.  Search by surname then browse through the results. You may need to supply variant spellings of the names.

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


  • [1835-1855] Will Book A. These records were transcribed and indexed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and published by TSLA on Roll 57 of Record Group 107. Free online index, created by Steve Carson, courtesy: GSC Associates Historical Records Products (the pages may load slowly). For a small fee, the company sells one Marshall County CD, which includes a digitized version of these records, and a variety of other local records.

Societies and Libraries

Marshall County Memorial Library
310 Farmington Pike
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: 931-359-3335
Hours: Mon., Tues, and Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wed. and Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Gabard-Haynes Genealogical Room houses all local newspapers on microfilm, an excellent historical records section, memorabilia from three governors, and Dr. William Gabard's personal library. Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest databases are available on the public access computers at the library. HeritageQuest may also be accessed from a home computer.

Marshall County Historical Society
PO Box 1352
Lewisburg, TN 37901-0352

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society
PO Box 330948
Nashville, TN, USA 37203-7507
The society serves the 40 counties of middle Tennessee of which Marshall 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 2005

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Marshall 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), Marion County, Tennessee page 642, 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), 642. (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. Robert M. McBride, Tennessee County Data (Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee States Library and Archives, 1966), 35.
  8. The Heritage Quest Online version of PERSI aided in the compilation of this list.
  9. Orem, Utah: Automated Archives, 1994. (Family History Library compact disc number 9 part 2.) Does not circulate to Family History Centers.
  10. Orem, Utah: Automated Archives, 1992. (Family History Library compact disc number 9 part 229.) Does not circulate to Family History Centers.