Online Indexes

This is a list of online indexes at the Tennessee State Library & Archives. Indexes only list the items in the collection and do not contain images of the original records. Records listed in an index can be ordered from the Library and Archives using these instructions.

Title Description
Acts of Tennessee 1796 - 1850 : Index to Names This page is an introduction to the Index of the Acts of Tennessee for 1796 through 1850. The index lists all of the names that appear in the acts and is arranged by surname.
African American ("Colored") Confederate Pension Applications This page provides a link to an index of the Tennessee African American ("Colored") Confederate pension applications.
Burial Records of Federal Soldiers by W.R. Cornelius and Company During the Civil War, W. R. Cornelius and Company of Nashville had a contract to bury Union Army dead.
Davidson County Death Records 1900-1913 This page is the introduction to Davidson County death records for the years 1900 through 1913. These records are separate from those recorded by the city of Nashville in Davidson County.
Death Notices in Nashville Newspapers 1855-1907 This page is the introduction to an index to death notices that were published in five Nashville newspapers during 1855 through 1907.
Early Tennessee Legislative Records Record Group 60, Tennessee State Legislative Records, is one of the most important and valuable collections at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Employment Rolls and Nonpayment Rolls of Negroes Employed in the Defenses of Nashville, Tennessee, 1862-1863 This page is an index to records on microfilm. It includes an introduction to the employment rolls and nonpayment rolls of slaves and free black workers involved in the construction of Fort Negley.
Federal Civil War Burial Sheets The Federal Civil War Burial Sheets Project is a database which indexes burial sheets for the Federal soldiers dis-interred at gravesites in Tennessee and Kentucky and then reburied at Nashville National Cemetery.
Index to Biographical Sketches in "The History of Tennessee" by Goodspeed This page is the introduction to an alphabetical listing of names that appear in "The History of Tennessee" by Goodspeed.
Index to Brief Biographical Sketches of 30,000 Tennesseans This page is the introduction of brief biographical sketches of 30,000 Tennesseans. The index was compiled from over 90 books held by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Index to Letters of the Tennessee Governors This page is an index to the letters of the Governors of Tennessee held at the Library and Archives.
Index to Service Abstracts in Tennessee Volunteer Units During the Spanish American War (1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th Tennessee Infantry) This page is an introduction to an index of men who served in Tennessee military units during the Spanish American War.
Index to Tennessee Death Records 1908-1912 This page is an introduction to index of death certificates issued by the state of Tennessee from 1908 through 1912.
Inmates of the Tennessee State Penitentiary 1831-1850 This page is the introduction to the index of inmates held in the Tennessee State Penitentiary from 1831 - 1850.
Inmates of the Tennessee State Penitentiary 1851-1870 This page is the introduction to the index of inmates held in the Tennessee State Penitentiary from 1851 - 1870.
Members of the Confederate Relief and Historical Association of Memphis This page is an introduction to the index of individuals who were members of the Confederate Relief and Historical Association of Memphis. The index gives the soldier's name, rank, regiment, company, the army in which he served, and the page number.
Members of the Tennessee General Assembly 1794 - 2010 This page is the introduction to a listing of members of the Tennessee General Assembly.
Nashville Obituaries & Death Notices for 1913 This page is the introduction to an index to obituaries that appeared in the newspaper "The Nashville Tennessean" or "Nashville Banner" during 1913.
Southern Claims Commission - Tennessee This page is an introduction to the index to the Southern Claims Commission. The index lists only Tennesseans who applied to the commission. The index gives the name of the individual, the county of residence, and it the claim was allowed, disallowed, or barred.
Statewide Index to Tennessee Death Records (1914 - 1933) The Statewide Index to Tennessee Death Records indexes Tennessee death certificates for 1914 through 1933.
Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications: Soldiers & Widows This page is an introduction to the Tennessee Confederate pensions held by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Tennessee Confederate Physicians: An Annotated List This page is an introduction to a listing of Tennessee Confederate physicians. It includes a listing of the print and manuscript sources used when creating the index.
Tennessee Confederate Soldiers' Home: Applications and Ledgers This page is an introduction to the index of Confederate Civil War veterans who applied for residence in the Tennessee Confederate Soldiers' Home. The materials in this collection consist of veterans' applications to the home and two ledgers recorded by the home.
Tennessee Place Names and Post Offices: Introduction and Index This page is an introduction to an index of place names in Tennessee. The index lists Tennessee cities, towns and villages.
Tennessee World War I Gold Star Records Gold Star Records are composed of information on Tennessee soldiers who died of wounds or disease during World War I. They are arranged alphabetically and include information about the soldier such as date of birth, occupation, parents, branch of service, and date of death.
Tennessee World War I Veterans' Questionnaires This page is an introduction to an index of Questionnaires filled out by over 4400 Tennessee World War I veterans. The questionnaires are indexed alphabetically by the name of the soldier.
Tennessee's Constitutional Officers This page is an introduction to the individuals who have served as one of Tennessee's Constitutional Officers.