Henderson County Families

This is an index to find research about various families with heritage in Henderson County Tennessee. This index originally was for both Decatur and Henderson Counties and still contains many families from Decatur County.  Please consult the Decatur County TNGenWeb for the latest Decatur County Family Index.

The Surname Index to the left takes you to pages containing information about surnames beginning with the letter selected. For example, click on “D surnames” to go to all of the family names starting with D such as Davis.

Please use the search engine below the Surname Index for a search of all pages in this web site.


  1. Looking for our family connection for
    JOSEPH “Joe” ALVIN WILLIAMS born 1880 Henderson Co., Tenn,.
    His father’s name was JOHN WILLIAMS also believe to have been born in Henderson Co., Tenn. I think he had a brother name GEORGE W. WILLIAMS born about 1887 Tennessee.
    Joseph married a Nora Bell Mayo who was born Franklin Co., Tenn..
    Would really appreciate any help !!
    Thank You

  2. Ike Hall on April 11, 2015 at 4:57 am said:

    Any information on Ike Hall of Henderson county, Tennessee. He died 20 ears ago at the age of 85

  3. Erik Middleton on November 28, 2015 at 5:22 pm said:

    Looking for the father of William John Middleton 1839
    Mother Elizabeth Middleton VA, Henderson county, district 11

  4. James Beltz on March 21, 2016 at 3:12 pm said:

    I’m wanting to know if there’s anyone who would know if there’s a Hays Family reunion planned anytime? Theres 2 sets of Hays..Im descendant of John ‘Jack’ Hays and Rebecca Rains. Last reunion I attended was in the 1990s close to between Perryville and Decaturville.

  5. Sandra Lee Cogburn on September 1, 2016 at 7:47 am said:

    My family still owns the Cogburn farm on Bluegoose, but they are not listed anywhere here. Can you email me a copy of the list of families living on Bluegoose now?

    Sandra Lee Cogburn


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