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Stewart County, Tennessee Genealogy

     
Stewart County is located in Middle Tennessee, one of the state's three "grand divisions". It is bordered on the north by Trigg Co., KY and Christian Co., KY, on the east by Montgomery Co., TN, on the south by Houston Co., TN and Benton Co., TN, and on the west by Henry Co., TN and Calloway Co., KY

Published December 4, 1997................... Last Update October 22, 2014

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The Stewart County, TN, Genealogy web page is part of the TNGenWeb Project


Reunions

This space devoted to announcements of upcoming family reunions.
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Our Mascot

Hi! I'm Stew, and I have been adopted by the Stewart County coordinators. I host my own page, dedicated to the research efforts of children interested in genealogy and history of Stewart County! It also features children of yesteryear in Stewart Co.

VISIT STEW'S PAGE!


Stewart County Historical Society
The Stewart County Historical Society does not have its own web site. We are pleased to share the information below about the Society here on the TNGenWeb site.

About the Society

Programs & Projects

Publications

Montgomery County Historical Society

Stewart County Heritage, Volume I (1980) on eBay

Stewart County History and Families, Volume II (2000) on eBay

Facebook page for Stewart County Historical Society

 

 


Stewart County Virtual Museum

Click on the link above to tour our Virtual Museum, a collection of photographs of Stewart County events and artifacts, contributed by our Stewart County Genealogy Mailing List members.


Stewart County History

 

 

Stewart County Ancestors

Stewart County Family Gateway

Information and photos shared by family researchers. Although GEDcoms are not allowed, we welcome descendency lists covering as many as six to eight generations, NO living individuals PLEASE, just family histories, family narratives, marriage/death records, etc. Please document your sources.
Just click on the family name below to be taken to that family's Gateway page.

Bass

Bayer

Bell

Boswell

Boyte

Brake

Vinnie Maurice Brunson

Burgess

Byrd  

Cherry Men

Cherry-Gardner Wedding Photo

Cherry-Wyatt-Guinn

Jefferson Davis Cherry

Wallace Roy Cherry

Collins

Collins (2)

Cranford - Simpson

Daniel-Outlaw-Vickers

Dawson

Dunaway-Lancaster Marriage License

Earhart

Earhart-Downs

Edwards

Ellis

Fitzhugh-Carney ca 1910

Ford

Gray

Green(e)

Griffin

Hargis

Hargrove

Hawkins

Hayes

Hicks-Miles-Crutcher

Hinson

Jameson

Jones

Knott

Levi & Ona Martin homeplace (John Jones Place)

Joyce Family ca 1920

Keel

Walter Keel

Kirksey

Lancaster-Rougemont 1904 Wedding Photo

Lee-Atkins-Milam-Bell

Lockhart

Manning

G. W. Mathis

W. E. Mathis

McGee

McGee (2)

Michaels

Moore

Morgan

Pace

Vinson Page

Parchman

C. M. Parker

Cigmarion Parker

Exum Parker

Petty

Dill & Novella Phillips

Jonathon Phillips

Pinner

Powers

Reynolds

Rice

G. C. Robertson

Rogers

A. B. Ross

Sexton

Singer-Page

Smith

Stalls

Vick

Vinson

A. G. Wallace

Pinkney Wallace

Watkins-Wallace-Carney

Weaks

Winters

Wynn

 

 

 

Stewart County Meetin Place
Marty Cossey's blog for making contact with fellow Stewart County researchers. Family names include Hicks, Manning, Stalls, Sills, Page, Sexton, Smith and Baggett.

Stewart County Genealogy Yahoo Group
Debbie's place for discussing Stewart County families. Her main lines are Shaw, Fox, Chadwick, Sutherland.

 

Queries and Query Postings:

View and Post Queries

Archived County Queries (2009)
Archived County Queries (2008)
Archived County Queries (2007)
Archived County Queries (2006)
Archived County Queries (2005)
Archived County Queries (2004)
Archived County Queries (2003)
Archived County Queries (2002)
Archived County Queries (July 2001-December 2001)
Archived County Queries (January 2001-June 2001)
Archived County Queries (January 2000-December 2000)
Archived County Queries (July 1999-December 1999)
Archived County Queries (December 1998-June 1999)
Archived County Queries (July 1998-December 1998)
Archived County Queries (Dec. 1997-June 1998)
Archived County Queries (1996)

Note: Query pages within the TNGenWeb project are for those researchers requesting or offering assistance in tracing their lineage. If you are asked to pay for any information, other than to cover the cost of postage and copying, please let the tnsc@tngenweb.org State Coordinator know.

You may also want to browse the Message board for Stewart County
(not a part of this web site, but another place to post queries)

Goodspeed's Biographies (published 1886)

Biographies A & B

Biographies C-D-E-F-G

Biographies H-J-K-L-M

Biographies P-R-S

Biographies T-V-W-Y

 

Other Research Resources for Stewart County Ancestors:

Early Settlers & Biographies

Surname Volunteers

Stewart's Cherokee Connections

Ira Shares

(Sharing and information about the Stewart area, locations, history, families by the late Ira Bell, native of the area)

Group Photos of Ancestors:

Hog Killing Group, c. 1900
1906 Church Group to Identify?
1910's Group to Identify?
Antioch School, 1922
Antioch School Abt. 1923
Bear Spring School, 1925-26
Bear Spring School, 1935
Bear Spring School 8th grade class
Big Rock High School basketball team, 1936
Big Rock High School 1938 Senior Class
Bumpus Mills flood, 1933
Bumpus Mills High School 4-H Club, Dec. 1938
Carlisle School 1900-1901
Center Point School, ca. 1937
Chestnut Grove School, ca. 1928
Cumberland City Academy, 1907-08
Desmond Hargis Birthday Group, Bumpus Mills, 1923
Lineport Masonic Lodge, ca. 1900
Model School Abt. 1915
Model School Abt. 1918
Mount View School Abt. 1922-1923
New Haven School, 1913
Pine Bluff School 1906-1907; 1910-1912
Antioch School, 1905 see Feltner Photo Archive - Schools

Folklore, Sayings, Folk Remedies, Etc. of the Area

The Tales They Told...: Stories and folklore about Stewart County and the people who called it home shared by their descendents.

Folk Remedies contributed by subscribers Folk Medicine by B.W. Dortch

The Way They Lived....pj Thompson Shares...

"Come Sit in the Swing Under The Shade Tree and Let Me Tell You Of Days Gone By"

Hog Killing Day ...... Making From Scratch: Woodstove Recipes ..... Making Do: Old Time Household Recipes & Remedies ....Wash Day ... Laying a Corpse...Patsy and Paula Saga...More to come! ...About the author: Meet pj

 

Stewart County Research

Stewart County Public Library
link to the Library's official web site

click here for Research Databases

Cemetery Listings, Cemetery Atlas, Bible Records, Census Records, 1840 Pensioners from the American Revolution, Churches, Court Records, Deeds, Letters, Marriage Records, Obituaries, Post Offices, School history, Soldiers, Tax Lists, Undertaker Records, Wills

Now for sale at the Stewart County Public Library and the Houston County Public Library:
1838-1871, Marriage Licenses Applied For, Stewart County Tennessee, published by Friends of the Library, Houston County, TN
Price for the book: $10 ($8.00 + $2.00 shipping, checks payable to Friends of the Library).

Also for sale, FROM THE HILLS AND HOLLOWS: A CHRONICLE OF SMITH AND WILSON FAMILIES IN STEWART AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES OF TENNESSEE
BY JAMES MEREDITH SMITH, (c) 2007, hardback, $45.00

Send orders for either book to:
Stewart County Public Library
102 Natcor Drive
Dover, TN 37058-3524

For sale from the Stewart County Archives:

Stewart County, Tennessee Marriages Revisited, 1804-1881

Stewart County, Tennessee Circuit Court Minutes, Vol. 1 & 1A, 1821 - 1831

Stewart County, Tennessee, Tax Lists 1804-1840

Stewart County, Tennessee Abstracts of Settlements, Wills and Bonds, 1804-1896

Stewart County, Tennessee Deed Book Indexes, 1786-1884

And from our friends across the border in Trigg County:

Cemeteries of Cadiz and Trigg County, Kentucky
compiled by David Sumner, Kim Fortner, Pam Metts & Charles Morris.

To purchase your copy send $30 plus $5 shipping ($3 shipping each additional book) to:


Trigg County Public Library
Attn: Kim Fortner or Pam Metts
244 Main St.
Cadiz, KY 42211

or

local residents - come by the John L. Street Library in Cadiz and see Kim or Pam, Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM

  • Hardback book, 450+ pages Contains over 400 Trigg Co. cemetery listings
  • 100+ cemeteries never before recorded
  • Full name index
  • Driving directions to each cemetery
  • NOTE: This book does NOT contain Trigg Co. cemeteries located in LBL / Between the Rivers.

 

Ask Jim
Do you have questions about HOW to do Stewart County research? WHERE to find information? How to decipher what you DO find? Then click on the Ask Jim link above, and send your question in to someone who's been around the courthouse a few times.
NOTE: This page is about general research, not specific persons. If you want to ask about specific people, please post a query.

Note: Looking for volunteer transcribers! If you have public records you want on the site and are willing to either furnish copies of the records or transcribe, please e-mail!

Stewart County Bulletin Board


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Stewart County Web Site Search Engine

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Mailing List for Stewart County Genealogy

Genealogy mailing lists are a great way to meet fellow researchers online and swap information via e-mail. Stewart County Genealogy has its own Mailing List, hosted by Rootsweb. The link below will take you to the page that tells you how to join - see the section called Subscribing.

Click here for information on the Stewart County Genealogy mailing list.


Please e-mail your County Coordinators if you have questions or would like to contribute to the site.

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