Other cavalry regiments received members from the county. Now in our third reprint only a limited number presently available. These are books that were published by a wide variety of publishers between the 1880s and recent years and are. Everyday discount prices and great customer service. A history of hickman county, tennessee internet archive. Benton, tenn polk county historical and genealogical society tennessee, 1997. The county was created on november 28, 1839, from parts of bradley and mcminn counties. You can read a short history of the county by historian marian presswood here. Polk county tennessee historical society benton, tn. The books in this section are all printed books most are hardbound, and are not cds or dvds. Polk county,tn historical and genealogical society facebook photos, benton, tn. Familysearch southern claims commission cumberland county approved claims, 18711880 source. Family biographies are available for viewing now for the tennessee counties listed below. The heritage of morgan county tennessee 1817 1999 morgan county heritage book committee on.
Usa 1,060,369 tennessee 37,308 tennessee histories and genealogies 1,119 polk county histories and genealogies 9 note. I, ii, iii, and iv, 1894 through 1907 jones, 1986 alphabetical index for each volume. County map books of tennessee are easy to use and read. Scotsirish in the hills of tennessee by billy kennedy paperback. Rutherford county, tennessee, county court minutes, 18111815 by carol wells from heritage books out of print try used books. Beth durham shares tennessee history through stories. Mar 11, 2019 the history of smith county, tennessee by, 1987, curtis media corp. Statewide collections are found on the tennessee histories and genealogies page. Tennessee genealogy books by county mountain press. Putnam county vital records can be found at the tennessee department of health vdh office of vital records which has copies for copies of birth certificates, marriage licenses and divorce decrees. The twentythird annual tennessee bibliography consists of books published in 2005, which are about. Tennessee biographies by counties my genealogy hound. There were fires at the polk county courthouse in 1895 and 1935. Hancock county, tennessee and its people, volume ii this book has additional county history, 230 family histories, in addition to volume i, plus it has 582 cemeteries.
Tennessee county history and genealogy books genealogy. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1. Our library is located at 140 commerce street, benton, tn, 37307. The history of smith county, tennessee by, 1987, curtis media corp. Heritage of white county, 18061999 white county heritage book committee, 1999 surname index history of a pioneer church macedonia baptist church england, 1969. Familysearch tennessee state marriages, 17802002 includes polk county source. List of books and articles about tennessee history. Abstracts of death records for johnson county, tennessee, 1908 to 1941.
The heritage of polk county tennessee 18391997 hardcover january 1, 1997 by marian presswood author. Poole paperback from land yacht press out of print try used books. The historical society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. Obituaries and death records, 18021930 by gregory g. Washington county, tennessee genealogy, books, cds, maps. It was named in honor of thomas johnson of carter county, who was an early settler on the doe river and a prominent citizen of the area. History of tennessee, originally published by goodspeed publishing co.
Established in 1929 as the east tennessee historical society publications, the name was changed in 1990 to the present the journal of east tennessee history the journal seeks to promote an interest in and appreciation of not only the history of east tennessee but also that of the state of tennessee, the southern appalachians. As of the 2018 census estimate, the population was 16,898. Polk county heritage book committee 4233385961 bradley county book is not complete. Including all men in the service from first to last, lincoln county furnished nearly 5,000. See polk county, tn census assignments, including links to transcribed files. Research books available from the hancock county tennessee.
He was raised later in his young life as a pentecostal. As of the 2016 census estimate, the population was 16,773. Then, the polk county historical society was founded on may 19, 1955, and was incorporated in the state of tennessee on october 5, 1962. Usa 1,060,369 tennessee 37,308 polk county 242 polk county histories and genealogies 9. County map books of tennessee from marketmaps are detailed and portable. The books listed here are books that were not published by hearthstone legacy publications. Rootsweb listing of churches mentioned in polk heritage book tngenweb. Our tennessee history books will take you on a trip of the history of its places and events, from nashville to memphis, from blues to wsm radio station. In 1772 these hardy settlers living beyond the frontier formed the watauga association, the first attempt at government in tennessee, and in 1777, at their request, north carolina organized those settlements into washington co jonesboro, the county seat and oldest town in tennessee, was founded two years later. The polk county tennessee historical society, located in benton, tn, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of benton. The county was named after thengovernor and future president james k.
This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. A history of sullivan county, tennessee, with brief biographies of the makers of history by oliver taylor 1909 330 pages. South central tennessee regional polk city directory. Cleveland, tenn mimeographed by lee college print shop for bradley county historical society, 1982. Tennessee county marriages, 17901950 includes polk county source. Polk county was formed in 1839 from bradley and mcminn counties acts of tennessee 183940, chapter 10. The heritage of polk county tennessee 18391997 presswood, marian on. As tennessees northeasternmost county, it shares borders with virginia and north carolina. History of lincoln county genealogy trails history group. Genealogical fact sheets about tennessee counties white. Sequatchie county, tennessee genealogy, books, cds, maps. Large tracts of the best land in the county were entered by survivors of the revolution. Washington county, tennessee inventories of estates vol.
Genealogical fact sheets about tennessee counties polk. Polk county vital records can be found at the tennessee department of health vdh office of vital records which has copies for copies of birth certificates, marriage licenses and divorce decrees. Box 636 benton, tennessee 37307 picked up in benton or mccaysville, ga or you can have it shipped. Windows on the past the cultural heritage of vardy. The county s history and stories passed from one generation to the next. A short history of smith county tennessee from the book a history of tennessee and tennesseans by will t. This site is privately owned and is not an official site of familysearch international or the church of jesus christ of latterday saints lds. Polk county,tn historical and genealogical society. Polk county, tennessee genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. Its the living history, and the lessons we can learn from it. Heritage of lincoln county, tennessee lincoln county heritage book committee.
National register of historic places listings in polk. The polk county historical and genealogical society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of polk county, tennessee, and its people. Early settlers of washington county, tennessee pre 1768. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. This is a list of the national register of historic places listings in polk county, tennessee this is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the national register of historic places in polk county, tennessee, united states. Genealogical fact sheets about tennessee counties polk county. Sullivan county, tennessee, 18951905 entering a new century. Polk county is a county located in the southeastern corner of the u. Cwm sumner county, tennessee deed abstracts, 17931805 and 18061817. Polk county, tennessee genealogy familysearch wiki. The history of smith county, tennessee 1987 edition. Tennessee cavalry was composed of some lincoln county boys, as was the eleventh tennessee cavalry and also the fourth tennessee cavalry.
To view the biographies available for a county, click on the county name in the list below. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many national register properties and districts. Monroe county heritage book committee, 1997 monroe county tenn. Johnson county johnson county was founded in 1836, from parts of carter county. Usa 1,060,369 tennessee 37,308 tennessee histories and genealogies 1,119 polk county histories and genealogies 9. The books also have an excellent selecton of stories about the county. Early days in lewis county and hickman county in central tennessee, are recalled in this spiral bound booklet compiled from excerpts from the 1887 book. We only have about 100 of our 1,200 left and havent made any plans yet to reorder. History of tennessee from the earliest time to the present.
Drawing from legends and oral history from the cumberland plateau, fentress county, clarkrange, and all of tennessee, youll find the history that didnt make it into the text books. Polk county,tn historical and genealogical society facebook. This kind of thing is how our history gets changed in books without our knowledge, our consent. Genealogical fact sheets about tennessee counties lincoln. I, ii, iii, and iv, 1894 through 1907 jones, 1986 alphabetical index for each volume polk county, tennessee, minutes, ocoee baptist church, 183674 wpa, 1938 name index polk county, tennessee, vital statistics, 1914 through 1925 wiefering, 1993 name index. Tennessee is an extraordinary place, and the residents, natives and ancestors of jackson county have long treasured their unique heritage for 200 years. Marriages of grainger county, tennessee, 17961837 by whitley, edytherucker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Familysearch tennessee wills and probate records, 17272008 includes polk county. Tennessee genealogy southern historical press, inc. Sequatchie county, tennessee church records 18681911. The countys history and stories passed from one generation to the next.
Historical guide to chattanooga and lookout mountain by george c. The history of smith county, tennessee 1987 edition open. Federal census mortality schedules, 18501880 polk county source. Heritage of polk county, tennessee, 18391997 polk county historical. These books have numerous melungeon stories which should interest the. Genealogy trails history group polk county, tennessee. Hancock county tennessee and lts people, volume i this is the original hancock county book that contains the most family histories. As tennessee s northeasternmost county, it shares borders with virginia and north carolina. Together with an historical and a biographical sketch of cannon, coffee, dekalb, warren, white goodspeed, 1979. Box 3445 cleveland, tn 373203445 the monroe county heritage book we are sold out more counties. Tn co juanita wilson, po box 176, elizabethton, tn 37643. List of books and articles about tennessee history online.681 1232 385 647 93 1092 1231 872 447 244 1150 903 634 1055 539 1218 769 655 299 108 183 1532 486 721 967 727 750 1188 1310 1420 769 145 1190 169 205 893 215 1366 1146 1415 673 157 750 478