Site Update!

Welcome to the newly updated website for the Franklin County TNGenWeb!.  Our longtime coordinator, Judy Phillips, has resigned from the project and we thank her for her many years of Continue Reading →

Robert Nelson Pylant Pension

The following pension on Robert Nelson Pylant is contributed by Joy Gallagher. Bounty Land File #65810 for service during the Cherokee Indian War by Robert Nelson Pylant, second son of Continue Reading →

Captain Sanders Faris Company Muster Roll – November 6, 1837

MUSTER ROLL Of Captain Sanders Faris Company of the Battalion Regiment from the 6th November 1837 at Ross Landing for six months. Two lists virtually the same except the spelling Continue Reading →

Cherokee War Muster Roll

Transcribed by Judy Henley Phillips – 1984 This is a muster roll for Captain Benjamin Cherry’s Regiment, Lauderdale’s Battalion, Tennessee Mounted Infantry, Cherokee War (Spies). They were mustered in at Continue Reading →

Franklin County Volunteers to Florida

Transcribed by Judy Henley Phillips Franklin Co., TN Deed Book Q:256, (Deed of Mortgage) 27 October 1837 Benjamin CHERRY, Captain, and William GIBSON First Lt. of the company of Mounted Continue Reading →

Captain Henry Norwood’s Company, 1st TN Volunteers, Seminole War -1818

Transcribed by Steve Arnold from micro-film TSLA (All of the men had “Franklin County” listed as their residence)   ARMSTRONG, James FARRIS, Joseph NORWOOD, John BLAKE, William FARRIS, William PARKS, Continue Reading →

Franklin County Men in TN 44th Infantry

ZACHARIAH N. CARROLL, S4834 Company D, 44th TN Inf., Sgt. David Smith from Baytown, TX sent this to me. He says, “I recently received copies of Zachariah Carroll’s application for Continue Reading →

41st TN Infantry

The 41st Tennessee Infantry was organized on 28 Nov. 1861 at Camp Trousdale. They were captured at Fort Donelson and reorganized on 29 Sept. 1862. They later formed into Company Continue Reading →