Please Pardon Our DustThe Williamson County TNGenWeb Project County Coordinators (Noel C. Matthews and the new co-coordinator, Darlene Burns Anderson) are in the process of revising, revamping, updating website links and adding new information to this web site. We ask for your patience and understanding as we go through the site page by page to update and add to the information already there. If you have any questions contact us by clicking on the Contact page. Thank you!
The Williamson County TNGenWeb Project web site is dedicated to providing genealogy and historical information to researchers and is made available FREELY for those individuals that are tracking their family roots in Williamson County, Tennessee. We hope that you enjoy your visit and that this site can help you in tracing and verifying your Tennessee Roots.
We are Noel Matthews and Darlene Anderson, your county coordinators. Even though we have Williamson County connections we do not live there and cannot do research for you. All of the genealogical and historical information we have will be posted on this web site. We provide a resources page where you can find professional genealogy researchers and information about the archives and library. We are always glad to answer any questions you have, so if you're not sure let us know! Good luck with your research!
Williamson County was established in 1779 and named in honor of Dr. Hugh Williamson, surgeon general of the North Carolina militia, member of the Continental Congress, and signer of the Constitution. His biographical information may be found here. Franklin is the county seat and is considered to be Middle Tennessee's most beautiful town. Franklin is named for Benjamin Franklin.
If you have information to share or would like to volunteer to provide information for this site, let us know because we are happy to work with you. Send us an email.
Williamson County Research Resource FamilySearch.org has continued to improve their website, add new information and created Facebook (must have a Facebook account) communities and Wiki's for the purpose of sharing information and creating ways to "get the information out to us". The United States Reference Unit at the Family History Library has launced a new research guide for Williamson County in the new Family Search Wiki format. Anyone who wishes to can register and add material or update material already on the site. Check out this new source for information:
TNWILLIA Mailing List USCensusSearch TNGenWeb’s County Listing First People of Tennessee TN Newspapers People of Color in Old Tennessee The Land of Our Ancestors Cherokee By Blood Indian Land Cessions in Tennessee The Intruders Sickness and Death in the Old South The Maps Our Ancestors Followed East Tennessee Pre-1796 Middle Tennessee Pre 1796 Tennesseans in the Revolutionary War Tennesseans in the War of 1812 Tennessee in Volunteers in the Indian Wars 1836-1838 Federal Military Roster CSA Civil War Units - Williamson Co. Tennessee and the Civil War Post Offices of Williamson Co T. Vance Little - Welcome to My Corner Of Tennessee - Author, Historian and Legal Expert on Genealogy and Historic ResearchVisit Here to find out more about:
- Listing of Books Published and Where to find them
- Tips, Legal Terms and Information for the Genealogist
- Tennessee Law, the Early Days
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If you would like to copy anything for your personal files please contact us.Can you Volunteer to do genealogy related Lookups? Do you have military or public records, such as deeds, wills, bible records or other information about your family, towns, churches, or cemeteries? Remember, if it is of interest to you, it also will be of interest to others.