Benton County Tennessee
Genealogy
Published Resources
Benton County Tennessee and Region

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Death Notices From Benton County, Tennessee Newspapers Vol. 1:  1876-1891       

PUBLISHER:  Abbott Printing, Inc.; July, 2010                                                                                                        

Benton County Genealogical Society

 

The first in a series of books to record the deaths of persons gleaned from extant and current Benton County, TN newspapers.  This volune contains 206 pages with 567 death notices and 1,175 names individually indexed.  The price of the book is $35.00 plus $5.00 S&H.  To purchase a copy of the book, send money to:  Benton County Genealogical Society, Attn:  Book Order, P.O. Box 775, Camden, TN 38320.  This book is also available for purchase at the Benton County Library, Camden, TN w/o the S&H charge.

Death Notices From Benton County, Tennessee Newspapers Vol. 2: 1892-1900       

PUBLISHER: Abbott Printing, Inc.; July, 2010

Benton County Genealogical Society The second in a series of books to record the deaths of persons gleaned from extant and current Benton County, TN newspapers. This volune contains 194 pages with 607 death notices and 1,167 names individually indexed. The price of the book is $35.00 plus $5.00 S&H. To purchase a copy of the book, send money to: Benton County Genealogical Society, Attn: Book Order, P.O. Box 775, Camden, TN 38320. This book is also available for purchase at the Benton County Library, Camden, TN w/o the S&H charge.

Death Notices From Benton County, Tennessee Newspapers Vol. 3: 1901-1910          

PUBLISHER: Abbott Printing, Inc.; November, 2010                                                                                                           

Benton County Genealogical Society The third in a series of books to record the deaths of persons gleaned from extant and current Benton County, TN newspapers. This volune contains 206 pages with 678 death notices and 1,476 names individually indexed. The price of the book is $35.00 plus $5.00 S&H. To purchase a copy of the book, send money to: Benton County Genealogical Society, Attn: Book Order, P.O. Box 775, Camden, TN 38320. This book is also available for purchase at the Benton County Library, Camden, TN w/o the S&H charge.

Death Notices From Benton County, Tennessee Newspapers Vol. 4: 1911-1920        

PUBLISHER: Abbott Printing, Inc.; November, 2012                                                                                                                     

Benton County Genealogical Society The fourth in a series of books to record the deaths of persons gleaned from extant and current Benton County, TN newspapers. This volune contains 243 pages with 856+ death notices and 2,385 names individually indexed. The price of the book is $35.00 plus $5.00 S&H. To purchase a copy of the book, send money to: Benton County Genealogical Society, Attn: Book Order, P.O. Box 775, Camden, TN 38320. This book is also available for purchase at the Benton County Library, Camden, TN w/o the S&H charge.

Death Notices From Benton County, Tennessee Newspapers may be purchased individually or as a set (i.e., 2 or more books). The price for each book is $35.00 + $5.00 S&H; or if a set of 2 books $70.00 plus $10.00 S & H; or as a set of 3 books $105.00 plus $12.50 S & H; or if ordered as a set of 4 books $140.00 plus $15.00 S & H if mailed. These books are also available for purchase at the Benton County Library, Camden, TN without the S & H charge .

 

Wills of Benton County 1836-1910

PUBLISHER: Abbott Printing, Inc.; 2009

Benton County Genealogical Society This book covers all wills found from the formation of the county to 1910. It is 8.5 x 11 inches in size, 223 pages, contains over 225 wills and an every name index of approximately 2200 names. The price of the book is $30.00 $20.00 plus $5.00 S&H if mailed. To purchase a copy of the book, send money to: Benton County Genealogical Society, Attn: Book Order, P.O. Box 775, Camden, TN 38320. Locally, copies can be picked up at the Benton County Library for$30.00$20.00 w/o the S&H charge.

Benton County Genealogical Society Quarterlies 1989-2012

PUBLISHER: Benton County Genealogical Society; 1989-present

Benton County Genealogical Society All issues (Vol. 1 - 1989 to Vol. 24 - 2012) of the Quarterly have been scanned and are now available on CD or DVD in pdf format. You can do a word or name search of each issue, print the individual page or article you are interested in, store the issues on your computer or just read them from the disk. The cost is $5.00 for any particular Volume/year or $50.00 for the complete 24 Volume set plus $3.00 S & H per order. The complete set requires more than 1 CD and will be written to a DVD disk unless otherwise instructed.  Orders may be made by specifying the volume(s) or year(s) or a complete set and sending your check or money order to: The Benton County Genealogical Society, Attn: Back Issues BCGQ, P. O. Box 775, Camden, TN 38320.
A History of Benton County, Tennessee to 1900
PUBLISHER: J. Edge Co.
DATE: 1970
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis
Jonathan Kennon Smith 151 p. illus. 28 cm.
A Pictorial History of the "Old 23rd District"
PUBLISHER: C.D. Robbins
DATE: 1984
PUBL. PLACE: Paris, Tenn.
Larry T. Perry Information about many families that lived in the area.
The price of the book is $34.00 per copy, post paid. To purchase a copy of the book, send money to:
Larry Perry
331 Huskey Drive
Seymour, TN 37865
An abstract of the 1840 United States census for Benton County, Tennessee
PUBLISHER: s.n.
DATE: 1977
PUBL. PLACE: [s.l. :
Jonathan K.T. Smith ii, 106 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
An historical survey of the road system of Benton County
PUBLISHER: Smith
DATE: 1976
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis
Jonathan Kennon Smith iii, 88 p. : ill., facsims., maps ; 28 cm
Barnes-Ralph: Seasons Gone By: Colonial America to 2000
The following Benton County Families are included: Barnes, migrated from Nash County, NC, Henderson, Robertson, Pierce, Clement, Bingham, Allen, & Cooper. Includes Nash County, NC Hines, Dortch & Vick families.
Diana Allison $40.00 plus $5.00 shipping & handlingOver 400 pages, 8.5 X 11, 60# TX Glacier 95 Bright (Acid Free) paper, Dark Blue Vinyl hard cover with Gold Lettering.
Benton County
PUBLISHER: Memphis State University Press
DATE: 1979.
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis, Tenn.
Jonathan Kennon Smith 136 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm

Family Bible Records of Benton County, Tennessee                                    It is now for sale by BCGS, This work was originally published in 1976, with only a few copies which mostly went to libraries. We believe this is the first time it has been available to the public to purchase. 
Benton County Genealogical Society reprinted this book in 2004.  It is softbound, contains 192 pages including surname index, and can be purchased at the library or from the society.

J.K.T. Smith. 
Benton County Genealogical Society
Price is $25 plus $5.00 shipping fee.  
Benton County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 775 Camden, TN
Benton County, Tennessee 1860 & 1870 Census
PUBLISHER: Brown
DATE: 1977
PUBL. PLACE: Eva, Tenn.
John C. & Catheryn C. Brown. iv, 436 p. : map ; 28 cm.
Benton County, Tennessee Cemetery Records
PUBLISHER: the Chapter
DATE: 1979
PUBL. PLACE: Camden, Tenn
Glover's Trace Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution x leaves, 373 p. : map ; 27 cm
Benton County, Tennessee Deeds
PUBLISHER: Simmons Historical Publications
DATE: 1999.
PUBL. PLACE: Melber, KY
Laura Willis 95, [5] p. ; 28cm.
Benton County, Tennessee Heritage Notes
PUBLISHER: R. H. Harris
DATE: 1975.
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis
Jonathan Kennon Smith iv, 114 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Benton County, Tennessee Marriages, 1832-1957
PUBLISHER: Lydia Russell Bean Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
DATE: 1962.
PUBL. PLACE: Knoxville, Tenn.
Florence Elliott Hillis 31, xi leaves ; 29 cm.
Benton County, Tennessee Marriage Book #1, 1846-1850
PUBLISHER: J.L. Douthat
DATE: 1981
PUBL. PLACE: Signal Mountain, TN
James L. Douthat 15 leaves ; 28 cm.
Cemetery Listings of Benton County, Tennessee
Benton County Genealogical Society Out Of Print
Cowell's Chapel in Benton County, Tennessee and Its Pioneer Families
PUBLISHER: Padmoor Press
DATE: c1978.
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis, Tenn.
Jonathan K.T. Smith iv leaves, 167 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm
Families and Histories Benton County Tennessee Vol. 1
Benton County Genealogical Society Out Of Print
Families and Histories Benton County Tennessee Vol. 2
Walsworth Publishing Company Copyright 1992
Benton County Genealogical Society Out Of Print
Benton County, Tennessee Marriage Records 1837-1900                             Compiled by Glovers Trace Chapter NSDAR
Benton County Genealogical Society
Out Of Print
Family Bible Records of Benton County, Tennessee
PUBLISHER: Smith
DATE: 1976.
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis
Jonathan Kennon Smith ix, 192 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Genealogical Gleanings in Benton County, Tennessee
PDATE: 1974
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis
Jonathan Kennon Smith 1129 p. 28 cm.
Historic Benton : A People's History of Benton County, Tenn.
PUBLISHER: Smith
DATE: 1975
PUBL. PLACE: Memphis?
Jonathan Kennon Smith iv, 231 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
History of Tennessee from the earliest time to the present : together with an historical and a biographical sketch of Carroll, Henry and Benton Counties, besides a valuable fund of notes, original observations, reminiscences, etc., etc.

PUBLISHER: Southern Historical Press
DATE: 1978.
PUBL. PLACE: Easley, S.C.
Goodspeed Publishing Co. viii, 797-954, [6] p. ; 24 cm
Index of Volume 1 and Volume 2 of Miscellaneous Records of Benton County, Tennessee, 1836-1855
PUBLISHER: s.n.]
DATE: 1980.
PUBL. PLACE: [S.l.
Noel M. Taylor and Inez Taylor 92 leaves ; 29 cm.
Samuel Alsup of Benton County, Tennessee, and his descendants
PUBLISHER: R.R. Alsup
DATE: 1991.
PUBL. PLACE: Monument, CO
Reba Rae Morgan Alsup 247, A-Y p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Tennessee Convicts 1850 - 1870 Chuck Sherrill This volume covers records from 1850 through 1870, including more than 2,200 prisoners and their family members who are named in the original ledger volumes. It is 420 pp., softbound, with an every-name index. During this period abolitionists, Confederate bushwhackers and Union army soldiers convicted by courts martial were among those who crowded the State Penitentiary. In addition, the regular complement of counterfeiters, horse thieves and murderers from across the state are also represented.

Cost of the book is $30.00 plus $2.50 shipping. Tenn. residents add $2.40 sales tax.

Send orders to Chuck Sherrill at 1023 Waters Edge Cir., Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, or order on-line via PayPal.

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Tennessee, records of Benton County, marriage record book
UBLISHER: Works Progress Administration
DATE: [1937?]
PUBL. PLACE: [Nashville, Tenn.?]
CO-AUTHOR: Mrs. John Trotwood Moore
CO-AUTHOR: United States. Works Progress Administration.
7, 14 leaves ; 29 cm
The 1880 U.S. census of Benton County, Tennessee
PUBLISHER: Brown
DATE: 1978
PUBL. PLACE: Eva, Tenn.
John C. & Catheryn C. Brown.

iv, 217p. ; 28 cm

Out Of Print

The Descendents of Wyatt Arnold, 1848-1998 Doris M. Craig $45.00 plus $6.50 S&AMPH
450 pgs., 150 pictures from the 1860's to the present &AMP indexed. Surnames: ARNOLD, MELTON, VESTER, BENTON, BERRY, FARRAR to list a few.

Doris M. Hightower
3700 Kelly Rd.
Holladay, TN 38341
901-584-4816

Tombstone Inscriptions From Black Cemeteries In Benton County, Tennessee
PUBLISHER: J.K.T. Smith
DATE: 1995.
PUBL. PLACE: [Jackson, Tenn.] :
Jonathan K.T. Smith

82 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.

Out Of Print

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