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First Families of Tennessee

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

First Families of Tennessee application files, East Tennessee Historical Society.

Identifier: MSC 0316
Scope and Contents

First Families of Tennessee project sponsored by the East Tennessee Historical Society. Applicants must prove ancestry in Tennessee before the end of 1796. The project started in 1996. The collection includes over 16,500 approved application files (2022).

Dates: 1996-

First Families of Tennessee, East Tennessee Historical Society project, 1996 (artifacts) + First Families of Tennessee Reunion, 2016.

Identifier: MSC 0287
Scope and Contents

The collection also includes a sample of materials related to the First Families of Tennessee project, including a blank application form, a blank certificate, Grand Reunion booklet (2 copies) and misc. papers. Artifacts include First Families of Tennessee Reunion (2016) souvenirs: a glass mug; enamel pin; license plate; t-shirt; tote bag and a souvenir fan.

Dates: 1996 - 2016

James Alexander Lindsey McColloch Family Bible and First Families of Tennessee application. Gift of Lacy Porter McColloch.

Identifier: FB 0109
Scope and Contents

James Alexander Lindsey McColloch Family Bible. First Families of Tennessee application of Lacy Porter McColloch, a direct descendant of Thomas McCulloch (photocopy); James Alexander Lindsey McColloch and wife Mary Louana Dyer McColloch (1910 copy of 1860 photograph); ribbon printed “ Boonsboro [Ark.] Y.P.S.C.E. 1890.”

Dates: Publication: 1890