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Sumner County, Tennessee

A TNGenWeb Project

Sumner Co. Location

Sumner County is located in Middle Tennessee, one of the state's three "grand divisions."
It was formed in 1786 from Davidson County and is the second-oldest county in Middle Tennessee.
Gallatin is the county seat.

Welcome to the Sumner County TNGenWeb page! I am your county coordinator, Diane Payne, and I hope you will find the information helpful in your historical and genealogical research. If you have questions or comments, or if you would like to contribute information, you can find my "e-mail box" at the bottom of this page.
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Archives and Libraries

Articles, Books and Other Publications:

Bible Records Project

Birth, Death & Marriage Records

Cemeteries in Sumner County

Census Records

Church Histories and Membership Lists

Communities & Other Places in Sumner County

Court Records Project

Deed and Land Records, 1787 - 1949

Ethnic Research in Sumner County

Family Album

Frequently Asked Questions About Sumner County

Funeral Homes of Sumner Co.

Genealogical / Historical Groups and Societies -- Thanks to Freddy Brown for providing lookups!

Historic Sites and Museums

History of Sumner County and Region

Interesting Sumner County Tidbits

Maps of Sumner County & Region

Military Histories and Muster Rolls, Revolutionary War to World War I!

Poor House Records, 1839 - 1850, & 1890

Queries -- Post or View Messages on the RootsWeb Boards (off-site link)

Schools--Old and New

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Sumner County & Tennessee Online Resources

Surrounding Counties

Tax Lists and Other Early Lists, 1787 - 1872

TNGenWeb Archives Digital Library, Sumner County

A Little History of TNGenWeb

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Please write and let me know what you think of the page. Send your suggestions and remarks. And be sure to come back again soon!

Thanks Friends!!!

Thanks to all the people who have so graciously submitted information to the Sumner County TNGenWeb page. Thank you for your contributions & support. Also a special thanks to my dear friend Carole Joyce Stark Blocker. Joyce you are missed by all!

You are visitor number to this page since September 13, 1996.
The page was last updated November 29, 2015.

Dedicated with great love to the memory of William "Bill" Payne
by his daughter, Diane.

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