Hawkins County Cemeteries Listing

The Hawkins County Genealogical & Historical Society cataloged and published a 4-volume set of books covering the 650+ known cemeteries in Hawkins County. This lists those cemeteries, sorted alphabetically by name. Also included are cemeteries located in neighboring counties, near … Continue reading

History of Hawkins County (from Goodspeed, published 1887)

Hawkins County lies in upper east Tennessee, and extends somewhat in the shape of a parallelogram from the Virginia line to the northern boundaries of Grainger and Hamblen Counties. It is divided into two almost equal parts by the Holston … Continue reading

Hawkins County History (from Goodspeed)

From Goodspeed’s History of East Tennessee.  Transcribed by Jackie Robinson. Hawkins County lies in upper East Tennessee, and extends somewhat in the shape of a parallelogram from VA line to the northern boundaries of Grainger and Hamblen Counties. It is … Continue reading

Sesquicentennial County History (1936)

An Early History of Hawkins County From the Rogersville Review newspaper, Sesqui-Centennial Edition, November 26, 1936. Transcribed by Billie McNamara in 1998. Hawkins County can lay great claim to antiquity.  The earliest authentic records we have of civilized man is … Continue reading

Amyx’ History of Rogersville and Area

Presented by Warren M. Amyx, October 10, 1975 This document, bearing a date of October 10, 1975, was found in the Stamps Library, Rogersville. The transcription for this Web site was completed by Billie McNamara in 1998. During America’s Bicentennial, … Continue reading

County History to 1887

Sketch of First Community Leaders to the Period of 1887 as related in Old Volume. Transcribed from an undated clipping from the Rogersville Review newspaper.  A significant portion of this text was published in Goodspeed’s History of Tennessee in 1887.  … Continue reading