Jackson County,
Family Surname Resources

Surname Resources
Family Home Pages

Surname Resources

Biographies in the USGenWeb Archives.

Pippin Pathways, The Life and Descendants of Joseph Pippin from Edgecombe Co., NC to Jackson Co., TN by Wilda Allen Luttrell, Emily L. Person Pippin, James Roberts "Jim" Pippin. Order from Emily J. Pippin, 3120 Arrowwood Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46815; $85.

The Hawkins Family Journal , Descendants of Joseph Hawkins Revolutionary War Soldier and allied families. Johnson, Lynn, Loftis, Lee Morgan, Mayberry, Anderson,
Spring Creek/Roaring River area of Jackson County, TN. Order from Harold Hawkins, 2163 Brown Mill Road, Cookeville, TN 38506

Ray Connection, Descendants of James & Janer Allison Ray of Jackson Co., TN. Order from Della P. "Pat" Franklin, 1009 West Cemetery Road, Cookeville, TN 38506.

The Jackson County Family History Book: 200 Years of Memories presented by the Jackson County Historical Society.

Those Were the Days: Bob Dudney's Recollections of Yesterday In Free State and Tennessee's Upper Cumberland, by Robert L. Dudney. William Lynwood Montell, Nancy Keim Comley, co-editors.

Bailey Butler Family: Butler's Landing, Jackson County, Tennessee. Landon Anderson collection.

Family Records and Will of James Walker by James Walker

Kirkpatrick Genealogy by A. C. Elliott.

Family Record of Anderson and Allen by J. Hobart Bartlett

Abner Chaffin of Jackson County, Tennessee, and sons Bailaam, Elias, Joseph, William: An Account of their migrations to Missouri, Illinois, and Montana, by Encel Abner Chaffin, Olive May Chaffin Peterson, and Carl Bert Albert. Related Families: Albert, Fox, Van Oss, Vaughn, Wilkerson, Young.

Family Papers, 1818-1874 by Robert Montgomery 1833-1889. Photocopies of correspondence, financial records, land records, and legal documents pertaining to the Robert Montgomery family.

Papers, 1865-1973, mostly by Clara Cox Epperson, 1869-1937. Includes genealogical data concerning the Carson, Cox, Draper, and Epperson families of Tennessee, as well as a scrapbook entitled Settling and Formation of Jackson County and Gainesboro.

Glover, by William A. Glover.

Memoirs of Ida Clifford Johnson, by Ida Clifford Darwin Johnson. about the Darwin Family.

Graves, Teel, Carver Family Record, copied by Maude McGlasson under WPA.

Genealogy of Sylvanus Fowler of Newbergh, New York, Jackson and Clay County, Tennessee and related families, by Elise Donaldson Waters.

Tennessee Jackson County Family History of Pendleton, Broaddus, Gaines

Note for all books listed above which do NOT have ordering information, look in the TSLA catalog .

Cross/Green (Clay and Jackson Counties), by Walt Cross.

Hawkins Family*

A book on the history and genealogy of the Hawkins family in Jackson County, Tennessee and the surrounding area has recently been made available.

Echoes of Spring Creek...Jackson County, Tennessee contains some 5,400 individuals and chronicles the genealogy of the family of Joseph Hawkins, born 1765, who came from North Carolina to settle on Spring Creek in the early 1800's.

Harold Hawkins, now 72, a great, great, great, great grandson of Joseph Hawkins compiled the data for the book over his lifetime. Harold's daughter, Janice Lynn Hawkins Elrod, put the information in book form.

Not only Hawkins lines but also many extended family names are included in the book such as Lynn, Lee, Morgan, Loftis, Johnson and others. The book contains 140 pages of old photos, war records, deeds and other documents.

This 750-page book is available for $54. from Janice Hawkins Elrod, 112 Skylark Way, Durham, NC 27712.

*As reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, Wednesday November 15, 2000.

Family Home Pages & Contact Information

This page is intended for those who wish to share their research of families linked to Jackson County, Tennesse. The information on the databases is the property of those researchers. Please contact these people for permission to use their data and duly note it in your references..

Good luck in finding your ancestors!

Burton, Dobbins, Holleman, Norton, Sloan, Crawford, Darwin, Wiley, Wylie, and Holland

Gerelene Burton Wiley reports she is doing research on these lines and would like to contact others doing research on them.

This a page dedicated to the early Butlers of Jackson County and their decendants. Also, included are links to the 1850 Jackson County census and other genealogical documents.

Letter of Genie Armstrong (also Carlisle & Kirkpatrick)


Carter Harris reports this page has info on the Carters and those related to the Carters from Jackson County. Those interested in joining the list group will find a signup page under "ListServer" on the menu.


Kyle Davenport is trying to do a comprehensive genealogy of the Davenports of Jackson County.

Catherine Trumm provided this link to her family homepage.

Frank Kenner Dudney

Daniel Gregory sent this info on this family that lived in Jackson County for awhile.

Huffines - From Denise K. Young

Robert Minchey

Robert would like to share his Minchey Family Tree information. His ancestors settled in Jackson County in the 1800's, and he was born there (Hall's branch Rd., Milltown).


Sam D. Lawson provided this material on the Murray family of Clay and Jackson counties, TN, and Monroe county, KY.


Charles Reeves, Jr. has some photos of his Reeves line, including some of his great-grandfather, Dr. C. E. Reeves, who was a physician in Jackson County from around 1903 until his death in 1962. There is also a link to some Reeves descendent charts.

Tammy (Stafford) Bellflower provided this information.

Leota (Trapp) Bennett send these four Word files dealing with the Trapp/Trap family:

If you look under the category of USSERY COURT RECORDS and CENSUS RECORDS on Cindy Casey's page, then to Tennessee you'll find Jackson county and many local families listed in census, etc. These families intermarried with the Ussery's and she is trying to compile as much info about the Ussery name as she can. Cindy Casey

York, Stafford, Keith, and Raines

Research on these families back to 1700. Samuel H. York is willing to share his research with you by email.

West, Loftis, Morgan, Peek, Dill, Hawkins, Lee

Tamara West Stevens is researching these familys and many more, mostly 9th District.

If you would like your Jackson County, TN-related family home page added to this page, send us the information and link!

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Jackson County Coordinators