books

Local Genealogy / History Authors
Marion County, Tennessee

Note: All books listed below by local authors are located in the Genealogy Section of the Orena Humphreys Library in Whitwell, Tn.

Come by on your visit to Marion County or attend our Genealogy Group Meetings (2nd Sat. each month. 2 PM to 4 PM). *Sorry our librarian does not have sufficient help to do looks ups* for you, but place a "Query" and help is available.


Euline Harris, 6611 Old Dunlap Road, Whitwell, TN 37397

Cemeteries of Marion County, TN
Deed Book A - Marion County, TN
Deed Book B - Marion County, TN
Early Land Grants, 1824 - 1830, Vol. 1 - Marion County, TN
1836 Tax List (1st tax list Marion County, TN)
1862 Tax List Marion County, TN
Obituaries - 5 Volumes - Marion County,TN
Births 4 Volumes- Marion County, TN
Marriages, 1881 - 1910- Marion County, TN
Marriages, 1911 - 1925 -Marion County, TN
1920 Census - Vol.. 1 & Vol. 2 - Marion County, TN
History of the Court House..Marion Co.,TN
Ancestor Charts Vol.. 1 & Vol.. 2 - Marion County, TN
Digging for your Roots in Marion Co. TN
Hicks Chapel School
Whitwell Scrapbook (People, Places, Pictures, Events)
(Editors note: "A must have book, if you lived in Whitwell")

The following books/precious tidbits salvaged from old Newspapers.

Sequatchie Valley Gossip 1897 - 1902 News.
Marion County Newspapers 1895 - 1902 8 volumes.
1911 - 1925 from old Newspapers & Microfilm - Marion County, TN
Civil War Tidbits
Murder, Mayhem, and More.
Up on the Mountain - Whitwell, TN Along The River - Kelley's Ferry, Mullins Cove, & Stanley News
Mount Olive & in the Pocket in Marion Co.,TN
Sulpher Spring Gossip & News -Marion Co., TN

Other Counties:
1862 Tax List

Overton County, TN
Putman County, TN
Bledsoe County, TN. Gossip & News.


Lloyd A. Tate, 6861 Old Dunlap Road, Whitwell, TN 37397

1862 Tax List - Marion Co., TN
1862 Tax List- Putman Co.,TN
1862 Tax List- Overton Co.,TN
Census 1850 - Dade Co., Georgia
Census 1920 - Marion Co., TN
Census Index to: (Every name) from Microfilm

1850 & 1850 - Marion Co., TN
1850, 1860, 1870, & 1880 - Grundy Co., TN
Death Certificates -Microfilm - Marion Co., TN
1908 - 1919
1919 - 1925
1920 Vol. 1 & Vol.. 2
Death Certificates Index - 1908 - 1925
Marion County, TN
Grundy County, TN
Sequatchie County, TN


Nonie H. Webb 3861 Shellmound Road Jasper, TN 37347

We have included some pictures to accompany Nonie's books. To view them click on the camera image.

camera MARION COUNTY, TENNESSEE KEEPSAKE BOOK (1817 - 1930)

This volume is a must have for the serious genealogist/historian. Lavishly illustrated with beautiful hand drawn maps and rare pictures of the people and places of Marion County, this book gives you a peek into the lives of your ancestors. The author takes us back to 1777 in maps and history of this area from a researchers help view. Including first settlers, dates, old stage routes, all the 1st post office towns and postmasters, trains, floods, fires, everything possible; not already documented, to help a researcher find their people. This book contains the largest collection ever documented in old maps & photos to reflect on what it was like when and before their people were here. In addition, you will find newspaper clippings, anecdotal accounts and other scarce material. The book is 400+ pages and fully indexed, available in soft or hard bound.

camera OLD MINES and MINERS MARION CO. TN.of 150+ pages
Story of Mining by the man who set up the mines in 1859, with actural photographs of the mines & some group photos of the Miners. Interesting, factual, shows people & locations.

camera STORY OF KETNER'S MILL 225 pages
Built in 1824 on the Sequatchie River, story of old Grist Mill, the Mill People, How the Mill works, Family history of the Ketner & related families, with photos on almost every page.

camera HALE'S BAR LOCK & DAM HISTORY 1905 - 1968
Story of the First Lock & Dam on the Tennessee River. (& Highest in the World then) Marion was a boom town. 1905-1914 to build. Took 3,000 men, 3 shifts, round the clock, Created a self-contained village. Story of the people who lived worked, and loved in the little town of Guild. (Hale's Bar) Hale's Bar was replaced by Nickajack Dam in 1968.

HALE'S BAR REUNION BOOKS (8 years of Reunions -1987-1996)

camera HALE'S BAR SCHOOL 1920 - 1941 by Nonie Webb

HALE'S BAR SCHOOL, TEACHERS, & STUDENTS 1922-1963

camera OLD SCHOOLS, TEACHERS & STUDENTS OF MARION COUNTY, TN

WHITWELL HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY 1923 - 1977
by Webb/ Layne/ Turner

HOGE FAMILY (KELLY) HISTORY with HISTORY of MARION CO.

EBENEZER COMMUNITY GOSSIP from Old News CLIPS

EBENEZER SCHOOL, TEACHERS, & STUDENTS 1895-1957

WEBB FAMILIES of MARION CO, TN (Middle TN, N.C., VA.)
3 Families, 3 generations ago they knew the connections. No one thought to document it. Marion Co records - lost to fires. 23 years of researching still don't have the answers.

LEVY (LEVI) WEBB & VINA GREEN WEBB - 8 Volumes-Photos.

OLD HISTORICAL MAP OF MARION CO. (Restored)
Shows all waterways, Indian History, Civil War Forts (4), 1st Settlers, (earliest dates known) one of a kind map.


Jerry Blevins P.O.Box 4417 Huntsville, Alabama

SEQUATCHIE VALLEY SOLDIERS in the CIVIL WAR

UNION PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH in SWEETEN'S COVE Lists of 1st Settlers Attending. History of the Church. One of the First Churches in the Battle Creek Area 1821 ( Now is South Pittsburgh, TN)


Patrick Homer Jackson 8681 Valley View Highway- Whitwell, TN

The HISTORY of VICTORIA, TENNESSEE and MOST of The PIONEER FAMILIES of this Area.
A history of the early families, the mines, and stories. Written in a very interesting way, from first hand knowledge by the author


Goins & Hobbs Genealogy Service
Norma Hobbs & Sarah Goins
P.O. Box 333 Dunlap, TN 37327

DEED BOOKS - Marion County, TN
Deed Book A 1819- 1824 205 pages, Indexed
Book B 1827 - 1930 228 pages, Indexed
Book C 1831 - 1836 81 pages Indexed

CENSUS BOOKS - Marion Co., TN
1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, & 1920.


Books by Local Authors Available in Whitwell Library
Marion Co.TN, but may be out of print.
(Prior to 1982 there was very little history on Marion County,TN Therefore every page is precious & could help find your family)

OAK GROVE CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
by: Laura J. Wells in 1986

HISTORY of McKENDREE CHURCH
by: Elma M. Swafford in 1986

SEQUATCHIE ( A story of the Southern Cumberlands)
by: J. Leonard Raulston & James W. Livingood

HISTORY Of SOUTH PITTSBURGH
by: Martelia Cameron Kelly I 1973

A Brief HISTORY Of SEQUATCHIE VALLEY written in 1942 (23 pg)
"Peeps at Tennessee" 5 pages
"Tennessee History for All" Written in 1949 (52 pages)
by : J. Pope Dyer in 1949

HISTORY of MARION COUNTY (a Thesis)
By: Gertrude Bible Link (Mrs.. Harlen Link)

PIONEERS of WALDEN'S RIDGE (Marion/Hamilton Co.Line Area)
By: Elise Conner Adams (out of print)


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