Sumner County, Tennessee Genealogists Companion

Sumner County, Tennessee Genealogists Companion

A collection of  various compiled transcribed documents acquired from micro-film and original records.  Including but not limited to: Bible, Cemetery, Census, Church, Community, Deed, Family Lineage & Photo's, Funeral Home, Marriage, Military, Obituary, Scholastic, Tax, Voter Lists and or Records.


Map supplied by Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, DC 20540-4650

The above map from 1882 places Sumner County, Tennessee between the following Tennessee county's; Robertson to the west, Davidson to the southwest, Wilson to the southeast, and Macon and Trousdale to the east.  Northward lies the state of Kentucky where Sumner County borders to the northeast with Allen and to the northwest Simpson County.  The county seat is Gallatin which was named after Albert Gallatin, who was the secretary of the treasury under President James Madison.  Sumner County is rich in heritage and has raised many to become leading citizens across the world.  

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Jan Barnes and Linda Carpenter are co-hosts for this page.  We've been transcribing Sumner County documents for many years. Our site was created so that we can share our transcriptions with other researchers.

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Last Updated:  Loose Records

The Highland Rim Historical Society is hosting a program in June dedicated to the Moore family of Portland, Tennessee.  Photos, documentation, or family lore from Moore descendants would be most welcomed.  Please contact Steve Broadway, President of the Highland Rim Historical Society for more information.

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In Life...

Formation of Our County

Enumerated and Recorded

From Marriage to Schools

Houses of Worship and Bible Recordings

Our Lives from Farm to Cities

Through Lens and Paper

Related State and County Records

In Death...

Remembering Those Who Preceded Us

In Loving Memory

Marie Durrett Johnson
August 3, 1921 to February 21, 2003

Marie will be missed by us all. Through love for her family & fellow researchers she worked while in pain to complete projects for this web site. When you see her work say a little prayer that God will rest her soul. Thanks Marie for all your efforts.

 We express deep appreciation to E. J. Keen for his hard work, guidance and patience in helping this page become a reality.

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