Genealogical Publications
Bradley County, Tennessee


The publications below are available through the Cleveland Public Library

Tennessee Union Soldiers:
  • 1st Tennessee Cavalry
  • 3rd Tennessee Cavalry
  • 4th Tennessee Cavalry
  • 5th Tennessee Cavalry
  • 10th Tennessee Cavalry
  • 5th Tennessee Infantry
  • Special Volume (Soldiers from Bradley, Polk and McMinn Counties)
Tennessee Confederate Soldiers:
  • Bradley County, Tennessee, Confederate Pension Applications
    (Also includes Polk County (TN) Confederate Pension Applications)
    ,
    Edna Weifering, compiler. $25.00.
  • Tennessee's Confederate Widows and Their Families: Abstracts of 11,190 Confederate Widow's Pension Applications,
    Charles Sherrill, editor. $45.00.
  • William E. Sloan's Diary of the Great War For Southern Independence
    Reprinted by the Cleveland Public Library. $25.00.
  • Myra Inman: A Diary of the Civil War in East Tennessee
    Dr. Wiliam R. Snell, editor. $37.89
Census Records:
  • 1860 Bradley County, Tennessee Census Index,
    by Dr. William R. Snell, compiler. $12.50
  • 1900 Bradley County Census Index,
    by Cleveland Public Library Staff and Volunteers, compilers. $12.50
  • 1920 Bradley County Census Index,
    by Nancy Cross and Edna Wiefering, compilers. $35.00
County Court Records:
  • Bradley County Chancery Court Case Files 1860-1870 Index,
    Barbara Fagen GGRS,compiler. $12.50
  • Bradley County, Tennessee Circuit Court Cases Files 1880-1900 (Criminal Cases) Index Barbara Fagen GGRS, compiler. $25.00.
  • Bradley County, Tennessee Circuit Court Case Files 1880-1900 (Civil Cases) Index Barbara Fagen GGRS, compiler. $25.00.
Cemetery Records
  • Historical Cemetery Records of Bradley County, Vol. II
    E.L. Ross, editor. $20.00.
  • Selected Cemetery Records of Bradley County, 1972-1989
    Curtis Hicks, compiler, $20.00.
Local Histories
  • The Heritage of Bradley County, Tennessee 1836-1998
    Heriatge Book Committee. $60.08.
  • Reflections Past and Present: A Pictorial History of Bradley County, Tennessee 1836-1991
    Bradley County Historical Society. $37.83.
  • Cleveland the Beautiful
    Dr. William R. Snell. $30.00.
  • Charleston on the Hiwassee
    Eric Landers. $10.00.
  • McDonald and Environs
    Mrs. Glen Henry. $10.00.
  • Bradley County Ghosts and Other Haunts
    Bradley County Historical Society. $2.50.
  • Historic Tour of Bradley County and Cleveland, Tennessee [audio tape]
    Friends of the Library Association. $10.00.
Tennessee Vital Statistics
(1914-1930)
for various counties
:
(Death record abstracts are fully
indexed and contain the name of
the deceased, age at death, father's
name, mother's maiden name,
year of death and reference number
to the original certificate.)
  • 1914-1925 ($17.00 each county) Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Franklin, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Jefferson, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Sevier, White
    Edna Wiiefering, editor.
  • 1914-1925 ($12.00 each county) Bledsoe, Cumberland, Fentress, Hancock, Marion, Meigs, Scott, Sequatchie, Unicoi, Union
    Edna, Wiefering, editor.
  • 1926-1930 ($10.00 each county) Blount, Bradley, Greene, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Sevier
    Edna Wiefering, editor.
  • 1926-1935 ($17.00 each county) Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Jefferson, Johnson, Loudon, Marion
    Edna Wiefering, editor.
  • 1931-1935 ($10.00 each county) Blount, Bradley, Greene, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Sevier
    Edna Wiefering, editor.
  • 1936-1941 ($10.00 each county), , Blount, Braldey, Greene, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Sevier Edna Wiefering, editor.
  • 1942-1946 ($10.00 each county) Blount, Bradley, Greene, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Sevier
  • Anderson County 1926-1935
  • Anderson County 1936-1946
  • Bledsoe County 1926-1946
Marriage Records: Index to Bradley County Marriages, 1940-1957 by Curtis and Wilma Hicks.
The volume contains a bride and groom index, the date the marriage took place and the page number to locate the original record on microfilm.


The publications below are available from the Chuck Sherrill. For details on this book and others click here.

  book may reveal Your Ancestors in the State Penitentiary! Announcing the publication of the second volume of Tennessee Convicts: Early Records of the State Penitentiary. This volume covers records from 1850 through 1870, including more than 2,200 prisoners and their family members who are named in the original ledger volumes. During this period abolitionists, Confederate bushwhackers and Union army soldiers convicted by courts martial were among those who crowded the State Penitentiary. In addition, the regular complement of counterfeiters, horse thieves and murderers from across the state are also represented.