A cooperative project with University of Tennessee Libraries and the Library of Congress providing Tennessee newspapers from the Tennessee State Library and Archives holdings in searchable digital format.
This page is the introduction to an index to death notices that were published in five Nashville newspapers during 1855 through 1907. Death notices were extremely brief and usually did not include any information on the family of the deceased; a death notice usually lists only the name, age, race, and cause of death.
Church records can be very useful for genealogy researchers as they often contain membership lists, baptism, confirmation, marriage, and burial records. The Tennessee State Library and Archives has a large number of church records that date to the founding of the state. This guide is a compilation of all church records in the Library and Archives' collections and is divided according to location: Church Records on Microfilm; Church Records in Manuscripts, Small Collections, and Manuscripts Files; and Published Church Records Found in the Library Collection.
Presenter Melissa Barker is a certified archives manager for the Houston County Archives and a professional genealogist who works with clients researching their Tennessee ancestors. Barker discusses the importance of visiting an archive when seeking out records that are not online.
This page is the introduction to the newspapers held at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. The index is arranged by community and list the newspaper title, the dates of publication, and the dates held by the Library and Archives.