Lawrence County Genealogical Society
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P.O. Box 523, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Phone: 931-762-6338; email:


On this website, you will find information about the Lawrence County Genealogical Society, links to past issues of the journals published by the society and other items of interest. You will also find links to both indexes and transcribed records that are located at the Lawrence County Archives, along with links to many other research resources.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


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   General Information & Research Helps

Archives Holdings
 1820's -1990's
Book Inventory for On-Site Use at the Archives Family File Folders at the Lawrence County Archives Genealogical Society Membership Forms, First Families Forms,
 and Heritage Journal Issues
Lawrence County
Public Records Commission
Microfilm Available at Law. Co. Archives List of Books on Virginia Counties at the Archives Lawrence County Government Departments
Reunions Post Queries View Queries Book Reviews
History of Lawrence Co.
Starting in 1818
Rules for On-Site Researchers Lawrence County Historian Directions to Law. 
Co. Archives
Lodging and Food Lookup Volunteers Goodspeed's History of Lawrence County Goodspeed's Biographies
Lawrence County Genealogical Society Lawrence County
Historical Society
TN State Library & Archives National Archives (NARA)

Lawrence County Census Records, Tax Lists & Land Grants

1818 Voters List 1820 Census 1830 Census Heads of Household 1840 Census
under construction
1850 Census Index  1826 Tax List 1842 Delinquent Tax List 1868 Tax List
On-Line Census Finder Land Terminology Land Grants
under construction
Poll Tax Definition

Migration Patterns In Lawrence County, Tennessee

German Catholic Migration 1870-1910

Migration mid-1880's
under construction

Alabama Migration 1908-1920  under construction


Military Records and Sources

Lawrence County Veterans
All Wars
Rev. War Soldiers in Lawrence Co., TN Lawrence Countians on
1835 Pension Rolls for TN
Mexican War Links
Mexican War Discharges
for Lawrence Co. Men
Tennessee Sons of Confederate Veterans United Daughters of the Confederacy
Main Headquarters
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Giles Co., TN
Tennessee United Daughters of the Confederacy Home Page Buffalo River Chapter of the DAR
Lawrenceburg, TN
TN Civil War 
Veterans Questionnaires
1890 Lawrence Co.  Veterans Census  1890 Dickson Co.
Veterans Census
1890 Hardin Co.
 Veterans Census
1890 Hickman Co.
Veterans Census
  1890 Wayne Co.
Veterans Census
1890 Lewis Co.
Veterans Census
1890 Maury Co. 
Veterans Census
  Journal of the Congress of the
Confederate States of America, 1861-1865
Tennessee Confederate Soldier's Home Applications and Ledgers Known Union Civil War Soldiers
 Buried in Lawrence Co., TN
Known Confederate Soldiers Buried
 in Lawrence Co., TN
under construction
Confederate Records on TNGenWeb Lawrence Co. Home Guard
of Minute Men
June 1861 - December 1861 coming soon
Burial Records of Federal Soldiers
by W.R. Cornelius and Company
National Park Service
Civil War
Soldiers and Sailors System
Tennessee Civil War
Cemeteries on TNGenWeb
Civil War Virtual Cemeteries on TNGenWeb Union Records on TNGenWeb
TN Civil War 
Veterans Questionnaires
Lawrence County, TN
Spanish American Soldiers
Spanish American Veterans
Buried in Tennessee
Spanish American War
Rosters & Muster Rolls
Tennessee Soldiers in the Spanish American War at TN State Library & Archives     World War I Records

Births, Deaths, Doctors, Marriages, Wills and Adoptions

Lawrence County Births 1818-1882
(contains all info in original
book of births and deaths)
Lawrence County Births 1908-1912
(contains all info in original
book of births and deaths)
Lawrence County Birth Records 1920s-1930s
Births taken from the
diaries of Blanch Olive
Births & Other Info From
Dr. W. F. Kellogg's Journal
Births Taken From The Ledger of Dr. Hugh A. Campbell 1891-1932
coming soon
Births Abstracted From Explosive License Applications in 1940s Deaths Taken from Chancery &
County Court Petitions
Lawrence County Deaths 1881-1882
(contains all info in original
book of births and deaths)
Lawrence County Deaths 1908-1912
(contains all information in original
book of births and deaths)
Lawrence County Death Records 1920s-1930s
1908-1912 Death Records Index for State of TN at TN State Library & Archives
1914-1933 Death Records Index for State of TN at TN State Library & Archives Obituaries From Lawrence County Newspapers Deaths Taken From the
Diaries of Blanche Olive
TN Vital Records Office
Deaths Taken From A. A. Patterson Casket Records Past Doctors of
Lawrence County, Tennessee
Marriages taken from the diaries of Blanch Olive Marriages 1818-1838
Adoption Rules &
How to Obtain Access
Wills 1829-1847     

Churches In Lawrence County, Tennessee

Old Bethel Church


Cemeteries In Lawrence County, Tennessee

Cemetery Names and Locations

Surnames Index to
Cemetery Books

Allen Cemetery

Baker Cemetery
Belew Family Cemetery Belew Cemetery (Old) Bethel Cemetery (Old) Blair Cemetery
Blair Cemetery
With Pictures
Brace (Baldwin) Cemetery City Cemetery (Old) County Farm Cemetery
Emerson Cemetery Ethridge Cemetery (Old) Fairview Congregational Church Cemetery Flippo Cemetery
Gibbins and Griffin Cemeteries Hughes Cemetery  Holy Faith Catholic Cemetery
John Lay Cemetery A-K
John Lay Cemetery L-Z
Laurel Hill Cemetery
With Pictures
McLean Cemetery #1 McLean Cemetery #2 Mt. Ararat Cemetery
Neal Cemetery
With Pictures
Nelson Cemetery Norwegian (Zion) Cemetery Owl Hollow Cemetery
 Paine Cemetery Pennington Cemetery Pleasant Garden Cemetery Powers Cemetery
Second Creek Cemetery Sexton Cemetery Shiloh/LaFan Cemetery  Shiloh/LaFan Cemetery
With Pictures
Simms Ridge Cemetery Smith Cemetery #1 Smith Cemetery #1
With Pictures
Smith Cemetery #2
Smith Cemetery #3 Smith Cemetery #4 Sowell Cemetery  Tripp Cemetery
Wade Cemetery
With Pictures
Wayland Springs Cemetery
With Pictures
West Point Cemetery
With Pictures
Cemetery Decoration Days in Law. Co.
Pictures of Lawrence County, Tennessee Cemeteries Find A Grave for all
States and Countries
Find A Grave For Lawrence County, TN Cemetery Records Online at
Some Cemeteries in Wayne, Lewis, Lawrence, Hardin Co. Green Cemetery
with Pictures
Cedar Hill Cemetery  

Bible Records

Alexander Family Bible Alley Family Bible Ashmore Family Bible

Beeler Family Bible

Bell Family Bible Benson Family Bible  

Black Family Bible

Buchanan Family Bible

Campbell Family Bible


Chaffin Family Bible


Gresham Family Bible

Griffin Family Bible

Hartsfield Family Bible


McAlister Family Bible


West Family Bible

William Family Bible

Yokley Family Bible

Deaths & Other Info Taken from Lawrence County Poor Farm Records

Lawrence County Poor Farm




Fires, Flood, Tornadoes & Other Disasters

Fires in Lawrence County
1860s - early 1900s

Floods in Lawrence County

Tornadoes & Windstorms




African-American Research

1850 Slave Census for Lawrence Co.

1860 Slave Census for Lawrence Co.

1870 People of Color Census

1880 People of Color Census

African-American Free Men

African-American Bondage

Emancipated Slaves

With The Colored
Articles from Local Newspapers

Marriages 1924-1929

African-American Deaths

Colored Confederate Pension Applications at TSLA

African-American Gateway
Genealogy Center

School Histories






Other Documents of Interest

George Henry Nixon Manuscripts 1831-1908

Index to Inmates
of the Tennessee State Penitentiary 1851-1870

Index to Inmates
of the Tennessee State Penitentiary 1831-1850

Tennessee Legislative Petitions 1799-1829

Ansearchin' News

Old Letters From Early Tennessee Settlers

Marcella Falls Woolen Mill History

Lawrenceburg Businesses in 1846

Free Pages - Links to Many Surname Web Pages


Links to Other Sites of Interest

Lawrence Co., TNGenWeb Giles County, TNGenWeb  Wayne County, TN Maury County, TN
Lewis County, TN Lauderdale Co., AL USGenWeb TNGenWeb
Limestone Co., AL Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society MTSU Center for
Historic Preservation
Directory of Counties in TN that have Existing Archives
Century Farms In All Tennessee Counties Century Farm In
Lawrence County, Tennessee

Last Updated October 26, 2020 by Kathy Niedergeses