Introduction to Research Documents

  The links above will connect to pages devoted to specific subject matter. The links below connect to resources and databases that will aid in discovering additional information    

General Information

  Master Guide to Genealogical Research 2012  
  7 Census Search Strategies  
  Guide to Children's Names in 1800s  
  Handwriting Primer from 1880 Census  



*** Tennessee Electronic Library *** (Free)


Connect with the Library

Click on Genealogy then Click on Heritage Quest


This site provides free access to Census Records, Newspapers, and many other important research documents.  It has over 400,000 documents from 33 databases


Note: Access to Heritage Quest is provide by and through the Tennessee Electronic Library which is a service provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.  Participants in the Tennessee Electronic Library shall be limited to Tennessee public and not-for-profit, academic and school libraries within Tennessee, and any agency of state government whose mission is to provide support services to public or educational libraries.


Family  (Free)



Getting Started with


Root Web




Fold 3 - Historic Military Records


Social Security Death Index