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Madison County, Tennessee ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Guide to Madison County (established 1821) genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, Revolutionary War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

Madison County, Tennessee
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Location in the state of Tennessee
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Founded: November 7, 1870
County Seat Jackson
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Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named James Madison. The County is located in the west central area of the state. [1]

Madison County, Tennessee Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1925 1823 1925 1821 1821 1825 1810
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1914. General compliance by 1927.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]



Madison County Courthouse, Jackson, Tenn. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.


Madison County Courthouse
100 East Main, Room 105
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: 1-731-423-6022

County Clerk has marriage records from 1823 [except 1833-1845] and probate records from 1825.
Register of Deeds has land records. [3]

Madison County Clerk
Marriage and probate records
100 E. Main Street, Suite 105
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: 1-731-423-6022

Madison County Register of Deeds
Land records
100 E. Main Street, Suite 109
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: 1-731-423-6089

Madison County Circuit Court Clerk
Court records
515 S. Liberty Street, Suite 200
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: 1-731-423-6035

Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

History[edit | edit source]

President James Madison (1751-1836)


West Tennessee county. Established 1821.

The county is named after President James Madison (1751-1836).[4]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1821--Madison County was created 7 November 1821 from Chickasaw Indian Lands.
County seat: Jackson [5]

County Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  1. Hear it spoken[6] (female)
  2. Hear it spoken[7] (male)

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Tennessee county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Tennessee County Boundary Maps" (1777-1985) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • Lack of marriage records: 1821 to 1837
  • Lost probate records: 1821 to 1824

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[8]

Unincorporated communities
Historic communities

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Use the free Search for Surnames at Mountain Press's website to quickly search a variety of published Madison County biography, court, and marriage records. To determine which books are being searched, or to search each publication's index individually, click here. You are now equipped with a checklist of books to pull off the shelves at a genealogy library, or a wish list for your personal book collection.

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

African Americans[edit | edit source]

United States African Americans
Tennessee African Americans

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
TNGenWeb WorldCat BillionGraves
TNGenWeb Archives Linkpendium
Tombstone Project Gravestones
TNGenWeb Cemeteries
See Tennessee Cemeteries for more information.

Additional Cemetery Resources

Census[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1830 11,594
1840 16,530 42.6%
1850 21,470 29.9%
1860 21,535 0.3%
1870 23,480 9.0%
1880 30,874 31.5%
1890 30,497 −1.2%
1900 36,333 19.1%
1910 39,357 8.3%
1920 43,824 11.3%
1930 51,059 16.5%
1940 54,115 6.0%
1950 60,128 11.1%
1960 60,655 0.9%
1970 65,727 8.4%
1980 74,546 13.4%
1990 77,982 4.6%
2000 91,837 17.8%
2010 98,294 7.0%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 federal population censuses of Madison County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Tennessee Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide online indexes.

See Tennessee Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

See Madison County, TN census assignments, including links to transcribed files. The USGenWeb Census Project®

1810 - 1891

1840 Pensioners


  • Carpenter, Mrs. V.K. Seventh census of the United States, 1850 : Madison County, Tennessee, free population schedules Huntsville, Arkansas : Century Enterprises Genealogical Services, 1971 FHL US/CAN book 976.827 X2


  • Wiggins, Joy Darlene Madison County, Tennessee, 1870 census Jackson, Tennessee: Joy Darlene Wiggins, 1992
    FHL US/CAN book 976.827 X2


1891 Male Voters

Church[edit | edit source]


Memphis Conference United Methodist Archives
Luther L. Gobbel Library
Lambuth University
705 Lambuth Boulevard
Jackson, TN 38301
Telephone: 901-425-3270
Internet: http://www.lambuth.edu

Court[edit | edit source]

DNA[edit | edit source]

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DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Madison County residents. Attempts have not been made to verify the lineages of those tested.
  • Brown - Descendant of Milton A. Brown, m. 1866 Madison County, Tennessee. Y-DNA 25 Marker Test, FTDNA (Kit 3726). Genetic signature available online (labeled Group No. 1), genealogical description available online, courtesy: Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study. Several matches have been found.
  • Doss - Descendant of Charles Wesley Doss (1846-1885) of Madison County, Tennessee. Y-DNA 67 Marker Test, FTDNA (Kit 40282). Genetic signature available online (labeled Jw-1), genealogical description available online, courtesy: The Doss DNA Project, World Families. Matches have been found.

Family Histories[edit | edit source]

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)


As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Madison, Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 20,000 entries.


  • Bonner - Bonner, Kathryn R. The Bonner Family Record: This Record is Primarily of the Bonners of Surry and Sussex Counties, Virginia, Those that Went to Wilson, Madison and Shelby Counties, Tennessee, and Those that Went on to Phillips County, Arkansas: Today the Descendants are Spread into Many States. Marianna, Ark.: K.R. Bonner, 1979. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 A1 no. 3414.
  • Byron - See Byrum.
  • Byrum - Byron, Mark Bennett. Descendants of Henry Byrom of Virginia. Waterbury, CT: Heminway Press, 1956. Available at FHL US/CAN Film 872775; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • Derryberry - Williams, John T. The John Wesley C. Derryberry Family, ca. 1800-1973. MSS., microfilmed in 1983. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6019288.
  • Derryberry - Graziano, Eugene Edward and Freida Mullen Graziano. The Andrew Derryberry, Sr., (bef. 1780) Family Line: A Genealogy Including Individuals Related through Marriage ... Goleta, Calif.: E. & F.M. Graziano, 1999. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 D448g.
  • Gibbs - Smith, Jonathan K.T. The Gibbs Place in Madison County, Tennessee. n.p.: J.K.T. Smith, 1993. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 G355s.
  • Luckey - Luckey, Ann Colvin and Elizabeth Luckey Bennett. The Luckey Family of Tennessee: A Genealogical History of the John Henry Luckey, William Franklin Luckey and Samuel Joseph Luckey of Gibson/Madison Counties, Tennessee Their Ancestors and Descendants, 1732-1987. Cullman, Ala.: Gregath, 1987. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 L964L.
  • Robison - Robison, Maude. Robison Family of Jackson, Madison, Tennessee. MSS., microfilmed in 2002. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6004138.
  • Watlington - Watlington, Elton A. and Janice T. Watlington. Watlingtons of West Tennessee, 1830-1997. Jackson, Tenn.: Minuteman Press, 1997. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 W329w.
  • Watlington - Watlington, Janice T. and Elton A. Watlington. Watlingtons and Allied Families: Genealogical Data, 1830-1997; Madison County, Western Tennessee. Memphis, Tenn.: J.T. Watlington, 1997?. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 W329w supp.
  • Young - Young, Joseph Futrell. Ancestors of Joseph Clifford Young, b. 23 June 1891, Madison County, Tennessee, d. 6 Jul 1967, Marianna, Lee, Arkansas. n.p.: J.F. Young, 1999. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 Y85j.

Land[edit | edit source]

  • Madison County Register of Deeds at 100 East Main St. Suite 109 Jackson, Tennessee 38301, telephone 731-423-6089, has records of deeds, trust deeds, liens, charters of incorporation, maps, plats, military discharges, and all UCC filing on personal property.
  • The Family History Library has microfilm copies of deeds 1821-1964 and trust deeds which are indexed; and land ownership map for 1877 from the Library of Congress.

Law and Legislation[edit | edit source]

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Acts of Tennessee 1796-1850: Index to Names. January 25, 2005. In addition to creating new laws, legislative acts were often required to obtain a divorce, grant legitimacy to a child, or for appointments to or grant payments for public service. The TSLA has created an index to names that appear in these acts covering the years 1796 to 1850. To read more about this valuable resource Click here. The searchable index is available at the TSLA; another version is available at World Vital Records.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Click a neighboring county
for more resources
  • 1870 - Bird's Eye View of the City of Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee. Originally published 1870. Purchase at ReevesMaps.com; website includes a scaled-down version of the map.

Military[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]

The following Madison County Revolutionary War records are available online through TNGenWeb:

Additional resources include:

War of 1812[edit | edit source]
  • Embry, Hermione D. "War of 1812 - Tennessee Pensioners on List - January 2, 1883," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jan. 1961):20-23. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a v. 8 (1961); digital version at journal website. Includes Madison County pensioners (p. 21).
Civil War[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Regiments. Civil War service men from Madison County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Madison County.

Confederate Soldiers

Additional sources for Civil War soldiers from Madison County:

Civil War Battle[edit | edit source]

The following battle was fought in Madison County:

Map showing Civil War battles in Tennessee.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Many Tennessee newspapers are filmed and available at the TSLA. Most of these newspapers may be accessed by interlibrary loan to libraries within Tennessee, although there are some newspapers which are not available in or outside of Tennessee. For further information regarding interlibrary loan policies and newspapers not available for interlibrary loan click here. For a list of newspapers available at the archives for Madison County click on the following city:

Other places for Madison County, Tennessee newspapers:

  • Newspapers.com has the Whig & Tribune (Jackson, Tenn.) from 1872-1874.

Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • Miller, Alan N. West Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices from 1821 to 1889. Baltimore, Md.: Printed for Clearfield Company, Inc., by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2006. FHL US/CAN 976.8 U2man. Purchase at Genealogical.com. Includes Madison County.

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Tap into the minds of local experts. Editors of genealogical periodicals publish unique sources that researchers who are new to their area would not likely discover. This type of material may be found in local, regional, or statewide genealogical society journals. The following periodicals cover this county:

Ansearchin' News
Genealogical articles with abstracts of Madison County, Tennessee Genealogy records have been published in Ansearchin' News, the quarterly magazine of the Tennessee Genealogical Society. To view a list of these articles, visit their county index. To read digitized versions of the first 36 years of articles (Vols. 1-36), browse their archive or conduct a surname search. The Family History Library has a complete collection of the Ansearchin' News quarterly FHL Book 976.8 B2a.

Family Findings
Genealogical articles with abstracts of Madison County, Tennessee records have been published in Family Findings, the quarterly of the Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society (42+ vols.). The Family History Library has most issues of this quarterly FHL US/CAN 976.8 B2f.
Tables of contents for some volumes are available online, courtesy: TNGenWeb Project:
Many articles from this publication have been reproduced on the TNGenWeb Project website, try this specialized Google search to retrieve them.

West Tennessee Historical Society Papers
Family History Library has Volumes 1 - 16 and 30 FHL US/CAN Book 976.81 B5w.
The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers are indexed in PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)
To view Table of Contents and complete articles from 1947 - 2005 see Shelby County Register of Deeds

Prisons[edit | edit source]

Learn if your Madison County, Tennessee Genealogy ancestors went to prison!

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The County Court and Circuit Court have responsibility for Madison County probate records.

Online Records

FamilySearch has placed scans of the following records online in the Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927 collection. These are browse-only collections. Handwritten indexes may be found at the front or back of some volumes:

  • Wills, 1822-1963 (16 vols.)
  • Inventories, 1878-1942 (3 vols.)
  • Settlements, 1865-1961 (22 vols.)

The following Madison County probate records have been abstracted, indexed, or both:

Taxation[edit | edit source]

The following Madison County tax records have been abstracted:[10]

  • 1821 - 1826 - Madison County, Tennessee Tax Book, Vol. I, 1821-26, Family Findings, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct. 1983). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1822 - 1832 - Historical Records Project. Tax Books, 1822-1832, Madison County, Tennessee. Typescript, Tennessee State Library, Nashville, Tenn. Microfilmed in 1939. FHL US/CAN Film 24759.
  • 1823 - Tax Roll, 1823, Family Findings, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jul. 1972). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1833 - "Madison County Justices Approve Land Sale for Unpaid 1833 Taxes," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 50, No. 3 (Fall 2003):8. For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1837 - "Madison County Unpaid 1837 Taxes," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 46, No. 4 (Winter 1999):50. For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1854 - Delinquent Railroad Taxes, 1854, Family Findings, Vol. 37, No. 4 (Oct. 2005). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1857 - Tax Collector Report, 1857, Family Findings, Vol. 37, No. 3 (2005). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1865 - 1866 - Smith, Jonathan K.T. Persons Appearing on the Federal Direct Tax, Madison County, Tennessee, 1865-1866. 1996. FHL US/CAN Book 976.827 R4s.
  • 1866 - Madison County, Tennessee Poll Tax Insolvencies for 1866, Family Findings, Vol. 32, No. 3 (July 2000). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1866 - Poll Tax Insolvencies, 1866, Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 26, No. 6 (Dec. 2000).
  • 1867 - Delinquent Tax Payers, 1867, Family Findings, Vol. 31, No. 4 (Jan. 1999). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1870 - 1871 - Taxation, 1870-71, Family Findings, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Jan. 1999). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1873 - Persons Asking to be Released from Poll Tax, 1873, Family Findings, Vol. 31, No. 4 (1999). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1880's - Madison County, Tennessee Courthouse Records Release of Poll Tax 1880s, Family Findings, Vol. 32, No. 2 (April 2000). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • 1919 - Madison County, Persons Released from Paying Poll Tax in 1919, Family Findings, Vol. 34, No. 3 (July 2002). For possible FHL and online access, as well as indexes, see Periodicals.
  • Smith, Jonathan K.T. Antebellum Militia, Justices and Some Early Taxpayers Madison County, Tennessee. Jackson, Tenn.: J.K.T. Smith, 1998. FHL US/CAN Book 976.827 P2sjk.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

See also How to order Tennessee Vital Records or order electronically online.

Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]

Marriages were not officially recorded in Madison County until 1838 when a law was passed mandating the practice.[11] The following publication, based on early newspapers, helps to alleviate this genealogical obstacle:

The following Madison County Courthouse marriage records have been indexed:

  • 1823 - 1832 - Douthat, James L. Madison County, Tennessee, loose marriage bonds, 1823-1832: taken from the WPA records Signal Mountain, Tennessee: Mountain Press, 1991. FHL US/CAN Book 976.827 V2mc
  • 1838 - 1847 - Historical Records Project, 1937 Madison County, Tennessee, marriage book 2, 1838-1847 Signal Mountain, Tennessee: Mountain Press, (199-). FHL US/CAN Book 976.827 V2mct
  • 1823 - 1871 - Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Early West Tennessee Marriages. 2 vols. Nashville, Tenn.: B. Sistler & Associates, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 V2sb v. 1 ff. Indexes names of brides and grooms, and marriage dates for weddings in this county for the specified years.
  • 1838 - 1871 - Historical Records Project and Historical Records Survey Marriage records, 1838-1871, Madison County, Tennessee Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1940. FHL US/CAN Film 24758 items 407
  • 1838 - 1963 - Madison County, Tennessee County Court Clerk Marriage records, 1838-1963 Nashville, Tennessee: Filmed by the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1965,1998 and Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. FHL US/CAN Films 390180-91, 2110938 item 2, 2111179-83, 2111231-38, 2111421-28, 2111540-43, 2111558-59, 2129822-27. 2129945, 2129947 item 1
  • 1868 - 1888 - Smith, Jonathan Kennon Thompson Public marriage records of black persons in Madison County, Tennessee 1868-1888 Jackson, Tennessee: J.K.T. Smith, c1998. FHL US/CAN Book 976.827 V2sj

State Marriage Records:

  • 1780 - 2002 - Many county marriage records are indexed with images at Ancestry.com's Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 ($). Be aware that this index is not complete for all counties.
Divorce[edit | edit source]

In 1940 and 1941, W.P.A. workers pinpointed the location of Madison County divorce papers in diverse County Courthouse records; see the following resources:

  • W.P.A. Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1941. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 A3gp.
Death[edit | edit source]
  • 1823 - 1852 - Hays, Tony. West Tennessee Death Records (ca. 1823-1852). 2 vols. n.p.: Kitchen Table Press, 1987. FHL FAM HIST Book 976.8 V2ht v. 1-2. Madison County is included in Vol. 2
  • 1930 - Hutcherson, Sarah. "Madison County, TN - Vital Records - 1930 Death Certificates," abstracts available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.

For deaths of Methodists in Madison County between the 1830's and the 1920s, try searching the following records:

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

See also a List of Tennessee Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Jackson-Madison County Library
433 E Lafayette St.
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: 1731-425-8600
Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Fri. and Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Genealogy Resources: The Tennessee Room has a variety of resources including County Records, Census Schedules, Newspapers, Death Indexes and Certificates, Maps, City Directories, Funeral Records, Photographs, etc.
Tennessee Room Hours:
Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues., Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Library North
Branch of the Jackson-Madison County Library
3189 North Highland, Units F&G
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone: 1-731-425-8600
Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Fri. 12-5 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Hatchie River Regional Library
63 Executive Dr
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone: 1-731-668-0710
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Midwest Tennessee Genealogical Society
 P.O. Box 343
 Murray Station
 Jackson, TN 38303-3343
E-mail: ssnowhiteintn@aol.com
West Tennessee Heritage Study Center
Paul Meek Library
University of Tennessee at Martin
Phone: 1-731-881-7060
Hours vary by semester
The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakley and Carlisle, Fulton, and Hickman counties in Kentucky.
West Tennessee Historical Society
P.O. Box 111046
Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 1-901-475-6608
E-mail: efrank@memphis.edu

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Madison County, Tennessee

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Madison, Tennessee" in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madison_County,_Tennessee accessed 27 Dec 2018
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madison County, Tennessee. Page 638-645 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 637-640.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McMinn County, Tennessee page 641, At various libr40ries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. "List of counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  5. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 642. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.
  6. Voice of Lynnae Weller, Kingsport, Tenn. (2010).
  7. Voice of Gene Black, FamilySearch employee, former resident of Bristol, Tenn. (2010).
  8. Wikipedia contributors, "Madison County, Tennessee," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madison_County,_Tennessee, accessed 2 December 2019.
  9. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State
  10. The Heritage Quest Online version of PERSI aided in the compilation of this list.
  11. Gale Williams Bamman, C.G., "Research in Tennessee," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):105. FHL US/CAN Book 973 B2ng v. 81 (1993)
  12. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/8/88/Igitennesseel.pdf.
  13. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/8/88/Igitennesseel.pdf.