A GENEALOGICAL SCRAPBOOK OF THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER,
PARIS, TENNESSEE 1866-1881
By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2004
In order to supplement information about many of the newspaper gleanings in this publication, I was glad to take advantage of the resources available in the genealogical section of the Rhea (public) Library in Paris, Tennessee. There, volunteers offered friendly assists.
During the course of the project that resulted in this publication I made several visits to Henry County to read tombstone inscriptions. I found consistently useful for locating burial grounds the INSCRIPTIONS IN STONE, HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE compiled by the Henry County Cemetery Committee, published in two volumes in 1989. This resource is quite reliable, probably superior to the average of such compilations.
The staffs in the Henry County Clerk's and Register of Deed's offices in Paris were helpful. Persons with genealogical interest in Henry County are fortunate that most of its public records appear to have survived and are available for research.
The genealogical departments of the Jackson-Madison County and Memphis public libraries provided a multitude of sources that I found useful in elaborating upon the newspaper gleanings.
Jonathan K. T. Smith
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