Photo: Jasper Newton DeRossett

Pictured: Nora Letie Pitman (1881-1973) and Jasper Newton DeRossette (1879-1967) with their daughter DeSala Elizabeth DeRossette (1903-1980) Jasper Newton was the son of Nancy Elizabeth DeRossette (1857-1931) Information gathered by Continue Reading →

Photo: William C. DeRossett

William Carroll DeRossett (or Durosett) Son of Nancy and Elijah DeRossett Born About 1828 in Tennessee Married Catherine “Kitty” Butram daughter of Elisabeth and Willia Butram on June 28, 1853 Continue Reading →

Archived Queries

Below are links to archived Cumberland County queries.    2000 Queries – January – August  1999 Queries  – 1st Quarter, 2nd Quarter, 3rd Quarter, 4th Quarter 1998 Queries – 1st Continue Reading →

Cemeteries of Cumberland County

The following are cemeteries located in the county. Akins (Posey Akins) Cemetery -located one mile north of Winesap Andrews Cemetery -located off Lantana Rd. before Lantana Cemetery Anderson Cemetery – Continue Reading →

Historic Sites of Interest

Homestead Tower Museum — The Homestead Tower Museum is located at the Junction of Highways 127 South and 68 in the Cumberland Homestead Community south of Crossville. The Cumberland Mountain State Continue Reading →

Cumberland County and the Civil War

Cumberland County was divided in the Civil War. It has been said that brother even fought against brother and neighbor against neighbor as members of the same family and neighborhood Continue Reading →

Grassy Cove Presbyterian Church Membership List (1936)

The following is a list of members of the Grassy Cove Presbyterian Church, Cumberland County, Tennessee. They are taken from pages 42-43 of the church record book. No dates are Continue Reading →

Grassy Cove Methodist Church Records

Grassy Cove Methodist Church, founded in 1803, is one of the oldest known churches in Cumberland County. A special thanks to Beth Brewer for submitting these records for inclusion on Continue Reading →

Papers of the Southern Claims Commission

Following the civil war, many people faced economic hardships. During the war many loyal southerners had their property, supplies or animals taken by the union forces. As a result, the Continue Reading →