Bledsoe County, Tennessee Compiled Genealogies

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Has anyone studied my Bledsoe County, Tennessee family before?

Message boards and online family trees can help you learn if someone is actively researching your ancestors. More than 15 books or articles have been published about Bledsoe County's families. Descendants of some historic residents have had their DNA tested.

Main article: Bledsoe County, Tennessee

General[edit | edit source]

As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Bledsoe (County), Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 25,000 entries.

  • Compendium of Local Biography, Bledsoe County, TN. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1988?. FHL Book 976.876 D3c.
  • Douthat, James L. Sequatchie Families: Biographical Sketches of the Earlier Settlers of the Sequeatchie Valley of Tennessee. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: J.L. Douthat, 1983. FHL Book 976.87 D3d.

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]

References[edit | edit source]