DeKalb County, Tennessee Compiled Genealogies

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Has anyone studied my DeKalb County, Tennessee family before?

Message boards and online family trees can help you learn if someone is actively researching your ancestors. More than 25 books or articles have been published about DeKalb County's families. Descendants of some historic residents have had their DNA tested.

Main article: DeKalb County, Tennessee Genealogy

General[edit | edit source]

The Justin Potter Library in Smithville, Tennessee maintains an online list of published genealogies held in their collection. See: An Inventory of Genealogy Books found at the Justin Potter Library.

As of August 2010, a query for persons born in DeKalb (County), Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 45,000 entries.

  • Webb, Thomas G. The Webb Families of Dekalb County, Tennessee, and 23 Related Families: Including Bethel, Cantrell, Colvert, Fuson, Gribble, Hicks, Jaco, Judkins, Magness, Mangum, Moser, Parker, Potter, Redmon, Snow, Turner, and Weedon Families, along with the Farmer and Foushee Families of Virginia; the Gray, George, and Sageley Families of Cannon County, Tennessee, the Nathaniel Miller Family of Rutherford County, Tennessee, and Others. Smithville, Tenn.: Bradley Printing Co., 2002. FHL Book 929.273 W381wt. Additional information.

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]
  • [Adcock] Adcock, Deverle Carol Turner and Jimmie Wallis Adcock. Adcock Family and Allied Families. [Austin, Texas: n.p.], 1979. FHL Book 929.273 Ad19ad.
  • [Burton] Lee, Laura Moncrief. Squire-Brown-Burton. Lincoln, Nebraska: L. Lee, 1985. FHL Book 929.273 Sq58L.
  • [Cantrell] Wright, Mildred S. George Washington Cantrell and His Wife Martha Elizabeth Lea Carver of Tennessee: Their Ancestry and Descendants. Beaumont, Texas: M.S. Wright, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 C169wm.
  • [Cantrell] Barry, Fredrick M. and Geneva Barry. The Family of Isaac Denton Cantrell and Sindrilla Cope. Franklin, N.C.: Genealogy Pub. Service, 1993. FHL Book 929.273 C169bf.
  • [Claybourn] Claybourn, Verner Marvin and Harriette Pinnell Threlkeld. The Claybourn Family: The Descendants of Ephraim Claybourn of Tennessee and William Divine Claybourn of Jefferson County, Illinois. McKinney, Texas: H.P. Threlkeld, 1969. FHL Book 929.273 C579t.
  • [Drewry] Drewry, Jody Lawrence. Descendants of John Henry Drewry and Related Families of Searcy County, Arkansas. Provo, Utah : J.L. Drewry, 2000. FHL Book 929.273 D821; digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  • [Evans] Bonfield, Hortense Cook and Leland Dale Bradley. Evans and Related Families. Antioch, Tenn.: H.C. Bonfield, 1993. FHL Book 929.273 Ev15bh.
  • [Evins] Evins, Joe Landon. The Evins Family: A Genealogical Study. Washington, D.C.: unknown, 1938. FHL Film 929436; digital versions at Ancestry ($); and Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • [Fisher] Fisher, Margaret and Betty Fisher Cox. The Fisher Line: Nicholas Fisher's Descendants, 1730-1980. Owensboro, Ky.: Cook and McDowell Publications, 1980. FHL Book 929.273 F531fm.
  • [Fite] Fite, Esther Goldie and Daniel Harley. Fite Family History. E. and H. Fite. Free Lookups Available!
  • [Foster] Presley, Nina Marie Foster. 2000 Years, the Families of Foster and Mansell. Ponca City, Oklahoma: N. M. F. Presley, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 F815f.
  • [Foutch] Breedlove, Billie Anita Foutch. William Foutch and His Descendants' Footprints Across the United States of America: From Virginia, North Carolina to Middle Tennessee and to Points North, South, East and West, 1765-2000. Wyandotte, Oklahoma: Gregath, 2000. FHL Book 929.273 F829bb.
  • [Love] Love, Jolee. Love's Valley. Nashville, Tenn.: J. Love, 1954. FHL Book 929.273 L941Lj.
  • [McDonald] McDonald, Roy and Louise McDonald Wells. Family Tree of James Madison McDonald and Nancy Leah Downs. n.p.: R. McDonald, 1979. FHL Book 929.273 M145mr.
  • [Miller] The Hoggard Link. 1983-. FHL Book 929.27305 H679.
  • [Moore] Terry, Donald Eugene. Wallace Robinson Bonds and Lera Agnes (Ray) Bonds: 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary Autobiography 1936-1986. Poway, Calif.: D.E. Terry, 1986. FHL Book 929.273 B64t.
  • [Murphy] Winfree, Lela B. Genealogical Records by Lela B. Winfree. Warren, Michigan: L.B. Winfree, 2000. FHL Book 929.273 W726wL.
  • [Ray] Terry, Donald Eugene. Wallace Robinson Bonds and Lera Agnes (Ray) Bonds: 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary Autobiography 1936-1986. Poway, Calif.: D.E. Terry, 1986. FHL Book 929.273 B64t.
  • [Taylor] Taylor, Ardis. William Taylor, Sr.: Volume III. Lisbon, North Dakota: R.J. Taylor Jr. Foundation, 1999?. FHL Book 929.273 T219tw.
  • [Taylor] Taylor, Ardis. A Few More Taylors: Volume IV. Lisbon, North Dakota: A.R. Taylor, 2003. FHL Book 929.273 T212tar.
  • [Tubb] Tubb Family Records, 1814-1848. Houston, Texas: Houston Genealogical Forum, 1963. FHL Book 976.4 A1 no. 108.
  • [Webb] See General.
  • [White] Christian, Michael and Barbara Christian. The Descendants of James Russell "Major" White. Russellville, Ky.: A.B. Willhite, 199-?. FHL Book 929.273 W584c.

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