T E N N E S S E E   T I E S






by Sandra Nipper Ratledge
Rocky Mount, Territorial Capitol 1790-1792

~ my website for genealogy & history in E Tennessee, W North Carolina, & N Georgia ~

~ researching and compiling since 1973 ~ 

Open any gateway below, and pick a path. New trails are always under construction at good old Rocky Top! If lost, click any  
  icon at the foot of each page to return to this index.

Family Group Records (A - Z)                      Primary Source Records


Sandra Ratledge, my mother, passed away in February of 2018. Her research papers and notes have been donated to the E. G. Fisher public library at 1289 Ingleside Avenue, Athens, TN 37303.

The library's web page is at: https://www.fisherlibrary.org.

Anyone looking for more information or who has additional information to contribute should contact the library.

My mom's obituary is here.

My dad's obituary is here.

The information on this web page is public domain, but please include this site in your sources if you quote from or use this material. The mail links have been updated with my address if there are additional questions.

Greetings  |  Introduction
Stories & Anecdotes about my Family  |  Stories & Anecdotes about my Husband's Family
Old School Days - Stories & Photos |  My Family's Favorite Recipes ~ N E W ! ~
White Cliff Mineral Springs : Development |  Hotel : Opening |  Renovations |  Guest's Letter |  Resort Features
Early POs & Postmasters : McMinn CO, TN |  Meigs CO, TN |  Monroe CO, TN |  Polk CO, TN |  Cherokee CO, NC
Cherokee County, NC History |  Butter Factory in McMinn CO, TN |  Newspaper Articles |  Nicknames |  Photo Album
3rd Tennessee Mounted Infantry Regiment, USA (My Civil War Website)
Bright Hope Iron Furnace Ledger, Greene CO, TN  |  Clover Hill Gristmill, Blount CO, TN photos  |  Ziegler Mill Ledger, Meigs CO, TN photos
George Gillespie Fort at Limestone, Greene CO, TN  |  State of Franklin Petitioners  |  Watauga Petition (the first Tennesseans)
Related Surname Indexes # 1 - 5  |  Offsite Links

"I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth." Psalms 121 : 1 & 2

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This site is dedicated to the memory of my parents,
Tommy and Beulah (Cline) Nipper.

This site was last updated January 20, 2021.