Hancock County Links  

Hancock County Links

African American Resources Cemetery Records
Census Church Records
Deaths, Obits, Wills & Bible Records Deeds
 Family Files Goodspeed
History Links
Maps & Migration Marriages
Melungeon Links Military Links & Pensions
Newspaper Articles Photo Album
Tennessee Links TN General Assembly Biographies
Webpages related to Hancock County Families

Census Records:

1850 Hancock Co. Census Index

1860 Hancock County Slave Census

1860 Hancock County Census On the TNGenweb Archives Page for Hancock Co.

1890 Hancock County Union Veterans Census

Statewide Census Records on Microfilm

Making the Best Use of Tennessee Census Index Books, 1820-1840

Making the Best Use of Tennessee Census Index Books, 1850-1880

Using Tennessee Census Records 1880-1920

 Board for Posting Hancock County Deeds

 Goodspeed History for Hancock County

Cemetery Records:
 Vardy Cemetery

Photo Album:

 Robert & Almeada Roberts

 Home of Mahala Mullins

 Collins Family

 McPherson Family

Maps Etc:
 Railroad Maps from the Library of Congress

Westward Migration in U.S. 1775-1860

 Exploration and Settlement Before 1675

 Exploration and Settlement 1675-1800

 Exploration and Settlement 1800-1820

 Exploration and Settlement 1820-1835

 Exploration and Settlement 1835-1850

 Exploration and Settlement 1850-1890

Migration Sites:

 The Overland Trail

 American Migrations Website

 National Historic Trails

 The Great Northern Plains

 Pioneering in the Upper Midwest, 1820-1910

African American Resources:
Evidences of Freedom Recorded in Knox County TN.

Tennessee Colored Pension Applications

People of Color in Old Tennessee

Biographies of the TN General Assembly:
Greene County

Hawkins County

Church Records:
Deaths Mentioned in "Brief History of the Synod of Tennessee" 1817 to 1887

LITERARY INSTITUTIONS OF THE TN SYNODTaken from: Brief History of the Synod of Tennessee 1890

Biographies Taken from: Brief History of the Synod of Tennessee 1890 A-G Coming Soon!

Biographies Taken from: Brief History of the Synod of Tennessee 1890 H-Z

Primitive Baptist Church - Eastern Association Obits 1881-1921

Deaths & Obituaries:

 Deaths listed in Beech Hill Baptist Church Minutes

Tennessee Death Records 1914 to 1925 Deaths for Hancock County are online!

 Board for Posting Hancock Co. Obits (Please choose Obits under Message Type)

 Board for posting Hancock Co. Bible Records (Please choose Bible Records under Message Type)

 Board for Posting Hancock County Wills (Please Choose wills under message type)



List of Marriages compiled by Reverend Taylor.
This information was contributed by Sharon Patterson and is a list of marriage licenses from 1870 to 1894.  There are approximately 224 records, generally arranged by date.

Newspaper Reports - The Greene-Jones War
A major feud in Hancock County that appears to have started two or three decades before these newspaper accounts.
Here is the 1888 installment of some newspaper reports.
Next, the 1889 and 1890 installment of additional newspaper reports.
This information was contributed by Margaret Long Mabrey.

 Abstracts from Tennessee Newspapers Check this out!

Family Files:
 Board for posting Hancock Co. Biographies (Please choose bios under Message Type)

History of the Mullins family of Newman’s Ridge
This information is provided by Kevin Mullins.

Small Notebook of the Bishop Family (deaths, births etc.)


Tennessee Databases:

Letters of the Tennessee Governors

 Governments of TN Timeline

Acts of Tennessee 1796 - 1850 : Index to Names

Southern Claims Commission

Partial Index to Tennessee Death Records 1914-1925

Tennessee Newspaper Obituary Indexes in Public Libraries

Tennessee Place Names and Post Offices

Earliest County Records

Early County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan

County Records Inventories on Microfilm

Courts Where Tennessee Court Cases Were Tried

Local Government Archives in Tennessee

Genealogical "Fact Sheets" on Each Tennessee County

Military Databases and Pages:
 Board for Posting Hancock County Pension Files (Please choose pensions under Message Type)

Revolutionary War Era:

Captain John Blair's Company of Militia Horsemen of Hawkins County 1788  --Hancock's Parent County

Revolutionary War Soldiers of Hawkins County --From Pension Roll of 1835--Hancock's Parent County

War of 1812 Era:

Captain James Cuming's Company of Volunteer Mounted Gun Men, War of 1812

Captian George Argenbrights' Company of Riflemen in the TN Militia

Captain William Gillenwaters Company of Volunteers in the East TN Militia

Civil War Era:

Tennessee Colored Pension Applications

TN Confederate Pension Index

 Index to Confederate Widows Pensions Hawkins and Hancock Counties

 Sheila Johnston's Hawkins County Civil War Homepage A Must-See Site Includes some Hancock County People

 Civil War Letters, from Sheila Johnston's Homepage

Civil War Diary of Capt. Thomas Bible

Tennesseans in the Civil War
These unit histories are extracted from Tennesseans in the Civil War, Vol 1. Copyrighted © 1964 by the “Civil War Centennial Commission of  Tennessee”


Tennessee Confederate Physicians

TN Confederate Soldiers' Home Applications

9th TN Cavalry, Co. F --Roster

4th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment (USA)

2nd East Tennessee Mounted Infantry

13th Tennessee Cavalry,

60th Tennessee Infantry


 The Blue & the Gray from Hawkins Co.

World War I Era:

World War I Questionaires

TN World War I Veterans

Vietnam Era:

TN in Vietnam: A List of Published Material


Articles of a Treaty of Peace 1777-Between North Carolina and the Overhill Indians (Cherokees) in what is now East TN.

 Old Disease Names

 Old Occupations

Davy Crockett

More Davy Crockett

East TN County Boundary Changes {1790-1800}

Travel Journal of Daniel Huff

A Little History of TN

Battle of Bean Station

TN Chronology

Gen. Research in TN County Courthouses

TN Land History

Migration Along the Great Warrior Path:

King's History of Tennessee (1891):

Prehistory of the Upper Cumberland River Drainage in the Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee Border Region

Courts Where TN Court Cases Were Tried


A Melungeon Home Page

The Melungeon Outpost

Avoiding Pitfalls in Melungeon Research From Bill Waller

The Melungeon Resource Page Homepage of the Melungeon Mailing List

Melungeon History

Melungeons and other Mestee Groups

 The Appalachian Quarterly

Web Pages with Hancock Families:

 The Murder of Jeptha Wolfe and Wiley Carpenter Courtesy of Bill Waller

 Pat Elder's Talk At the "Second Union, a Melungeon Gathering"

 Wallen Family With some great photos of the county and people!

 Barners and More Courtesy of Tammy Jordan

 The Rural Studio Hancock Families and more

 Anderson, Collins and McPherson

 Mullins Family

 Descendants of Zedekiah and Tabitha Osborne Cody

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