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CD: Historic Sumner County, Tennessee, with genealogies of the Bledsoe, Cage, and Douglas families and Genealogical notes of other Sumner County families

By: Jay Guy Cisco

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD2392


The history covers the early explorations of the county, topography, the first landowners and settlers, civil government and territorial laws relating to the county, the long hunters, and wars. The major genealogies are generally brief (names and dates, when known) except for a few selected individuals who have more detailed and lengthier sketches. The Bledsoe genealogy covers eight generations. The Cage genealogy and the Douglass genealogy each cover four generations... View more info

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1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements: Davidson, Sumner, and Tennessee Counties

By: Richard C. Fulcher

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc:

Seller ID: 311746


The earliest surviving federal enumerations of the Tennessee Country consist of the 1810 census of Rutherford County and an incomplete 1820 census. But since the first settlers arrived at the French Lick as early as 1779, the first forty years of settlement in the area we now call Tennessee are a blank, at least in the official enumerations. This work is an attempt to reconstruct a census of the Cumberland River settlements in Davidson, Sumner, and Tennessee counties, wh... View more info