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The TNGenWeb Records Repository contains the full-text to this brief overview of Chester County published in 1967. Visit the site to read more.
The Tennessee State Library & Archive (TSLA) has compiled an index of WWI veterans of Chester County from the National Archives’ Record Group 36. The online TSLA Index provides you with each serviceman’s name, age or year of birth, birthplace, notes, and page number in the original volume. Additional information regarding
In 1891 Tennessee established the Board of Pension Examiners to determine if Confederate veterans applying for pensions were eligible. Eligibility requirements included an inability to support oneself, honorable separation from the service, and residence in the state for one year prior to application. Confederate veterans applied to the pension board
The TNGenWeb Records Repository has a comprehensive name index for the book Cemeteries of Chester County. This index was compiled by Glenda Parchman.
The following are some of the cemeteries in Chester County. This list will expand as more information is added. Bailey Beech Springs Cemetery Benson Bethel Brummer Cemetery Buckley Buckley Cemetery Chester County Memory Gardens Clark’s Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cooper Cemetery Dean Cemetery Dean Family Earl Tucker Farm Eastern Chester
Chester County embraces an area of 167,000 acres and is on the water-shed between the head waters of South Fork of Forked Deer River and the small tributaries of the Tennessee. It is surrounded by the counties of Madison, Henderson, Hardin, McNairy and Hardeman. The surface is comparitively level and