July is TN Genealogy Month

Image courtesy of the Tennessee Virtual Archive

Last year, the Tennessee General Assembly passed legislation that designated the month of July as Tennessee Genealogy Month.  Various organizations and groups around the state are planning events to further promote genealogy.  Our very own Mike Boniol, co-coordinator for the Cumberland County TNGenWeb site, will be aiding in the effort.

The Cumberland County Archives and Family Heritage Center is hosting an event on July 20th called Coming Home to Tennessee.  Mike will be confirming documentation for early families of the county and explaining techniques to locate documentation.  More details on the event can be found in the Crossville Chronicle newspaper.

Keep an eye out for similar events throughout the state!

 

2 comments on “July is TN Genealogy Month”

  1. Michael Boniol Reply

    Putnam County, TN is also celebrating July as Genealogy Month as well. The event will be held on July 27, 2013 at the Cookeville History Museum on Broad Street. They will be exhibiting items related to the First Families of Putnam County. For more information call 931-520-5455.

    Overton County, TN is also having a “Genealogy Bonanza” July 11,12,13. July 11th will be a research day at the Millard Oakley Public Library from 9 to 3. Friday will be a “Tour of Historic Livingston Areas” and July 13 will be a “Genealogy and History Day” at the Family Life Center of First Methodist Church from 8:30 until 3:30. A full day of speakers and programs. For more information, contact Ronald Dishman @ 931-823-1156 or e-mail at: dishman@twlakes.net

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