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State Resources

Early Tennessee Laws – traces the progression of Tennessee laws

East Tennessee Historical Society – East Tennessee History Center, Museum and McClung Library

Historical Jonesborough – website for the oldest town in Tennessee

Johnson’s Depot –  website dedicated to the past, present and future residents of Johnson City.

Tennessee Blue Book Online – about state government,  history,  and state constitution

Tennessee County Historians – name and address for each county historian

Tennessee Death Records, partial list – partial index from 1914–1925 death records

 Tennessee State Library and Archives –  collects and preserves books and records of historical, documentary and reference value

Tennessee Vital Records – The office reviews, registers, amends, issues and maintains the original certificates of Tennessee births, deaths, marriages and divorces

 Geographical Locators

1895 Atlas of the U.S. – public domain Rand McNally US atlas of 1895

Google Maps – web mapping service provided by Google

MapQuest – AOL ‘s free online mapping service

Tennessee County Maps – official Tennessee Dept. of Transportation maps

USGS Mapping Information – US Geological Survey Maps, Imagery and Publications

USGenWeb Resources

USGenWeb Archives – transcriptions of public domain US records

USGenWeb Projects – projects for the genealogist that go beyond county and state lines

Families Online

Broyles/Briles Web page

RootsWeb Resources

Mailing Lists Hosted by RootsWeb – Over 30,000 genealogical mailing lists

Social Security Death Index – access to free SSDI records

Soundex Conversion Program – converts surnames to Soundex code

Surname List Name Finder – surname engine for queries and registered surnames

Websites at RootsWeb – websites for the genealogy community

World Connect Project

Other Valuable Resources

Census Questionnaires – questions asked during each census

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors – National Park Service database of soldiers and sailors who served in the Civil War and the regiments

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet – comprehensive, categorized & cross-refernced list of links pointing to genealogical research sites online

Deciphering Old Handwriting – links to various old handwriting resources

Johnson City Press – local newspaper online

LDS Family Search Site – free genealogical resource site sponsored by the LDS Church

FHL Tennessee Research Outline – a Family History Library resource for Tennessee genealogical research

Names and Nicknames – useful table of nicknames and naming traditions

National Archives and Records Administration – resources of genealogists

NARA Military Records – resources for veterans service records

Online Census Data – free online collection of census data, 1740–1940

Tennesee Cemetery & Burial Site Laws – statutory laws of Tennessee regarding cemeteries and burial sites

Tennesseans and the Civil War – a TNGen special project focusing on the Civil War

Vital Records for the U.S. – a commercial site for obtaining birth, death, and marriages records in any state