Tennessee Family History Societies(M-O)

This section lists associations from Macon to Overton giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Macon County Historical and Genealogical Society

The association has an extensive collection of resources which include Revolutionary, War of 1812, Mexican and Civil War Material, Tennessee Census Returns 1820-1880, Clerk and Master Court Records 1844-present and Macon Co. Census Returns 1880-1920.

Resources also include Cemetery Transcripts, Funeral Home Books and Sumner, Smith and Wilson Co. Records and Kentucky Marriages and Obituaries.

In addition, they also have Virginia Census and Marriages, North Carolina and Kentucky Land Grants, Family Histories and Genealogies, Macon Co. Times Newspaper on Microfilm, Minutes from Area Churches, Native American Records and Cal's Column - 927 pages of Genealogical Research by Rev. Calvin Gregory. 

They also have resources on Microfilm which include Doctor and Store Ledgers, Personal Papers and pre 1900 Deeds.

A number of databases are on the site, which include Bible Records, Cemetery Index, Partial Index of Deaths 1908-1939 and Obituaries.

A number of publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1850/1860, 1870/1880 and 1900/1910 Census Books
  • Funeral Home Books
  • History of Macon Co. by Harold Blankenship
  • Macon Co. Cemetery Map
  • Macon Co. History and Families Book
  • Newsletters and Indexes

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.


Moore County Historical and Genealogical Society

A number of databases are on the site, which incorporate:

  • 1920 Map of Lynchburg
  • Brandon Chapel Methodist Church History
  • Genealogies
  • List of Moore Co. Clerk and Masters

A number of publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1880 Census Return
  • Gowen Cemetery Transcripts
  • Cemetery Transcripts of Lincoln-Moore Counties
  • Harrison Funeral Home Books
  • Heritage Book
  • History of the Lois Cemetery
  • Marriages 1838-1880, 1880-1899 and 1900-1910
  • Obituaries from the Moore Co. News 1960-1970, 1971-1979 and 1980-1986
  • Official Marriage Records of Moore Co. 1872-1938

Overton County Historical Society

A number of databases and Indexes are on the site, which comprise:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Divorces 1852-1861, 1857-1868 and 1865-1866
  • Family Bibles for Curtis-Hardy Webb and Green
  • Joseph Copeland's Will of 1852
  • Overton Co. Records 1852-1862 (Deaths 1852-1862, Bastardy, Murder and Divorces)

A number of publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Births and Deaths Records 1908-1912 and 1925-1938
  • Checklist of Cemeteries and Graveyards
  • Newsletters of the association 1997-2007
  • Overton Co. WPA Writers Project 1941