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THIS PAGE CONTAINS LINKS TO DIGITAL COPIES OF  ACTUAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR PEOPLE CONNECTED TO ROANE COUNTY, TENNESSEE WHICH I HAVE FOUND ONLINE   

DOCUMENTS INCLUDE: FAMILY MARRIAGE DOCUMENTS, DEATH CERTIFICATES, FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS, PENSION FILE PAGES, LETTERS, ETC 

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last updated 11.25.2008


From Roane County,...

Narratives/Biographies:

  • Rev. Cornelius Lindsay BOWLING | access it here |
  • Rev. Joel BOWLING | access it here |
  • Rev. Sterling N. BROWN, African-American author, b 1857, Roane Co, TN | access it here | (Page 68 in the online book which lists pages in the right-hand margin). Biographical narrative and extract from writings includes photograph of Rev. BROWN | access it here |
  • Major Arch CARMICHEL - b Roane Co, TN 4 Apr 1819; d Acton, TX 15 Aug 1896 | access it here |
  • Mary (nee HAGGARD) ELLIS KEYLON - in James Loon KEYLON narrative | access it here |
  • William Frank ELLIS & Sarah (nee JACKSON) DEATHERAGE ELLIS | access it here |
  • Samuel Taliaferro RAYBURN - Sam RAYBURN, US political leader, b Roane Co, TN in 1882 - Encylcopedia Brittanica article and photo | access it here |
  • Rev. John SEIBER | access it here |
  • Rev. John WEBSTER | access it here |
  • Gen. John Thomas WILDER, co-founder of Rockwood, Roane Co, TN and Roane Iron Company - biographical sketch and photo | access it here |

Court documents:

  •  John BUTLER mentioned in Sarah RECTOR's Jackson Co, TN court case (date of mention 13 Mar 1843 (no  image files)              | access it here |
  •  Frank ELLIS excerpt from AR vs. Robert Chambers | access it here |
  • Jane HAGGARD, "formerly Jane GILLILAND" | access it here |
  • Clara (PHILLIPS) MAJORS | access it here |
  • Joseph MOORE vs John COTTRELL | access it here |
  • Martin RECTOR Estate in Roane Co TN Chancery Court - RECTOR, WILLIAMS, PRYOR, etc | access it here |

Death and/or cemetery records:

Marriage documents:


Military documents:

  • GILES enlistment records WWII (not image files) - | access it here |
  • Charles Calvin GILES - WWII (pdf file) | access it here |
  • Gray HAGGARD - Civil War (not image file) | access it here |
  • Mack MAJORS, Roane & Rhea Co, TN - WWI | access it here |
  • John H. REYNOLDS, Roane Co, TN - WWII, 1781st Ordnance MM Group, USA - incl photo | access it here |
  • Military record transcipts - Roane Co, TN (not image files) - Civil War; American Revolution; WWII; WWI | access it here |
  • 43rd Tennessee Infantry, CSA veterans [Civil War] - reunion photo | access it here |
  • 43rd Tn Inf, CSA [Civil War]: Both Co B and Co F included many, many Roane County, Tennessee men;  company rosters for both companies are available online (courtesy of George Martin). Other unit names:  Forty-third Regiment Tennessee Volunteers (Gillespie's Infantry); 5th East Tennessee Volunteer Regiment, & - late - 43d Tennessee Regiment Cavalry | access rosters  here | (text list - not image files)

Photographs of individuals or families connected to Roane Co, TN

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Tombstone photos (graves not related to full cemetery albums):

  • Robert Samuel BRASHEAR, Brashear Family Cemetery, Roane Co, TN | access it here |
  • John FRANKLIN & Rebecca Warner, Oddfellows Cemetery, Rockwood, Roane Co, TN | access it here |
  • Asa NEWPORT in Newport Cem, Rhea Co, TN | access it here |

Miscellaneous genealogy documents (includes news items, some with multiple Roane County, TN residents :

  • Land, BRITTON connection,  and more for Roane Co, TN's  William BREEDAN | access it here |
  •  Zaccheus ROBERTS Family Bible - transcription page
    | access it here |
  • John T. SMITH and Charles WOOD - Roane Co, TN deed transcription | access it here |
  • Charles WOOD and Lot TALLANT/TALLENT - Roane Co, TN deed transcription | access it here |
  • 1926 Roane Iron Company Mine Disaster (Rockwood, TN) - A list of individuals who died with their family information from the company and published in The Rockwood Times 7 Oct 1826 | access it here |.
    A set of Rockwood Times articles about the disaster has been transcribed | access it here |

Miscellaneous genealogy documents which have been photographed :

  • Clara (PHILLIPS) MAJORS in the Burlington Mills Newsletter, Bur-Mil News, Roane Co, Tn | access it here |

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