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Shelby County, Tennessee History, Genealogy, and Maps

272 pages of Shelby County, Tennessee history and genealogy including 290 family biographies plus 15 different maps featuring 93 Shelby County, Tennessee settlements

An informative and historical overview of Shelby County, Tennessee including two separate sections on one CD which include 15 historical maps (1817, 1839, 1849, 1860's, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1875, 1886, 1888, 1899, 1902, 1905, 1911, and 1927) showing the locations of 111 settlements; plus panoramic or bird's eye view maps of Memphis for 1870 and 1887 plus the full 1887 Goodspeed Publishing Company History of Memphis County, Tennessee" book including 290 family biographies. An important resource for the study and research of Shelby County, Tennessee history (including Civil War history) and genealogy.

Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in two separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One of two, all on one CD: Maps of Shelby County, Tennessee
Included here are the south west region of Tennessee sections of 15 different historical maps:

A. A rare 1817 map that shows the area of Shelby County, Tennessee before Shelby County was formed. The area that would become Shelby County is shown as part of a large area of lands reserved for the Cherokees.  The location of Fort Pickering is also shown.

B. A map of 1839 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 8 different settlements including all of the following: Big Creek * Germantown * Green Bottom * Memphis * Morning Sun * Pea Ridge * Raleigh * Walnut *

C. A map of 1849 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 2 different settlements including the following: Memphis * Raleigh *

D. A map of 1860's Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 14 different settlements including all of the following: Big Creek * Colliersville * Fort Harris * Fort Pickering * Germantown * Jacksons Bluff * Memphis * Morning Sun * Presten * Raleigh * River View * Shelby * Wells * Whites *

E. A map of 1861 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 10 different settlements including all of the following: Big Creek * Colliersville * Germantown * Green Bottom * Hazel Flat * Memphis * Morning Sun * Raleigh * Shelby * Whites *

F. A map of 1863 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 17 different settlements including all of the following: Big Creek * Buntyn * Collierville * Fort Harris * Fort Pickering * Fort Pillow * Germantown * Green Bottom * Hazel Flat * Memphis * Morning Sun * Raleigh * Shelby * Union * Well * Whites * Wythes *

G. A map of 1865 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 14 different settlements including all of the following: Big Creek * Buntyn * Collierville * Fort Harris * Fort Pickering * Germantown * Hazel Flat * Memphis * Morning Sun * Raleigh * Shelby * Union * Wells * Whites *

H. A map of 1875 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 11 different settlements including all of the following: Big Creek * Colliersville * Fort Harris * Fort Pickering * Germantown * Jacksons Bluff * Memphis * Morning Sun * Raleigh * River View * Whites *

I. A map of 1886 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 25 different settlements including all of the following: Baileys * Bartlett * Bettieville * Bond's Station * Brays * Brunswick * Capleville * Cuba * Forest Hill * Frayser * Germantown * Kerrville * Lucy * Memphis * Millwood * Nevits * Oakville * Overton * Pea Point * Raleigh * Wells * White Haven * White's Station * Woodstock * Wythe Station *

J. A map of 1888 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 31 different settlements including all of the following: Bailey * Bartlett * Bettieville * Bond's Station * Brays (or Lakewood Station) * Brunswick * Buntyn * Capleville * Cedar Gr. * Cemetery * Colliersville * Cuba * Fisherville * Forest Hill * Frayser * Germantown * Kerrville * Lucy * Memphis * Millington * Millwood * Nevits * Oakville * Pea Point * Raleigh * St. Elmo * State Line * Wells * White Haven * Whites Station * Woodstock *

K. A map of 1899 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 36 different settlements including all of the following: Arbuckle * Arlington * Aymett * Bailey * Bartlett * Benjes * Bond * Brunswick * Buntyn * Capleville * Cemetery * Collierville * Cuba * Dexter * Eads * Etters * Forest Hill * Frayser * Germantown * Granberry * Kerrville * Lakewood * Lenow * Lucy * Millington * Mullins * Oakville * Overton * Pearley * Raleigh * St. Elmo * Shelby * Springdale * White * White Haven * Woodstock *

L. A map of 1902 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 30 different settlements including all of the following: Arlington (Laconia Station) * Barretville * Bartlett * Bolton * Bond * Brunswick * Buntyn * Capleville * Collierville * Cuba * Dexter (Cordova Station) * Eads * Ensleys * Foresthill * Frayser * Germantown * Kerrville * Lenow * Lucy * Memphis * Millington * Mullins * Pearley * Raleigh * Ramsey * St. Elmo * Thomastown * White * Whitehaven * Woodstock *

M. A map of 1905 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 61 different settlements including all of the following: Arbuckle * Arlington * Aulon * Bailey * Barretville * Bartlett * Bedford * Bells * Benjes * Berclair * Bolton * Booths * Bozel * Bray * Brunswick * Buntyn * Campville * Capleville * Cedar Gr. * Cemetery * Clay * Collierville * Cordova * Cuba * Eads * Edge Hill * Ensleys * Foresthill * Frayser * Germantown * Granberry * Greenlawn * Josiah * K.C. Jc. * Kerrville * Laceys * Ledbetter * Lenow * Locke * Lucy * Madge * Massey * Memphis * Millington * Montgomery Pk. * Mullins * Nonconnah * Oakville * Pea Point * Pearley * Raleigh * Ramsey * Rosemark * St. Elmo * Sloanville * Townsends * West End * White * Whitehaven * Wilson * Woodstock *

N. A map of 1911 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 18 different settlements including all of the following: Arlington * Bartlett * Bellevue * Brunswick * Capleville *Cordova * Eads * Ellendale * Etters * Germantown * Kerrville * Leewood * Memphis * Millington * Oakville * Raleigh * St. Elmo * Woodstock *

O. A map of 1927 Shelby County, Tennessee showing the locations of 23 different settlements including all of the following: Arlington * Bailey * Bartlett * Brunswick * Buntyn * Capleville * Collierville * Cuba * Eads * Ensleys * Foresthill * Germantown * Kerrville * Lenow * Lucy * Massey * Memphis * Millington * Mullins * Oakville * Raleigh * Rosemark * Whitehaven *

The following two maps are panoramic or perspective maps (or sometimes called aerial view or bird's eye view maps) of Memphis, Tennessee.  These have an incredible amount of detail showing the names of the streets and individual houses and buildings.

P. A panoramic map view of Memphis, Tennessee in 1870.

Q. A panoramic map view of Memphis, Tennessee in 1887.

Section Two of two, all on one CD: The complete 1887 History of Shelby County, Tennessee by Goodspeed Publishing Company
This detailed (272 pages in all) 1887 history has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Shelby County, Tennessee from its earliest settlement up to 1887. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Shelby County, Tennessee including all of the historical and family biographical information. Included are a total of 290 different Knox County, Tennessee family biographies - family histories.

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • Partial Contents:
  • History of Shelby County
  • Topography
  • Exploration by DeSoto
  • Other Early Explorers
  • Earliest Land Grants in Shelby County
  • Nashoba - Frances Wright
  • Early Elections
  • Population of Shelby County
  • Shelby County Established
  • First Shelby County Courthouse Erected
  • Shelby County Poor Farm
  • Railroads in Shelby County
  • Turnpikes and Plank Roads
  • Shelby County Officials
  • Early Legal Matters
  • Early Criminal Cases
  • First Legal Hangings in Shelby County
  • Military Matters
  • Mexican War

  • The Civil War and Shelby County

  • Elmwood Cemetery

  • The National Cemetery

  • Schools in Shelby County
  • Churches in Shelby County
  • Disease Epidemics
  • Shelby County Cities, Towns, Villages, Post Offices
  • Arlington

  • Bartlett

  • Collierville

  • Germantown

  • Lucy

  • Memphis

  • Pinch

  • Raleigh

  • South Memphis

  • Shelby County Biographical Sketches
  • Included is a total of 290 Shelby County, Tennessee family biographies including each of the following family surnames:
    (several thousand other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the book text and within these family biographies): Albright * Alexander * Anderson * Andrews * Apperson * Armistead * Armour * Arrington * Ashe * Austin * Babb * Barret * Barrett * Bassett * Battier * Beard * Bedford * Bethell * Bickford * Bicknell * Black * Blackwell * Blood * Bone * Borner * Brady * Brown * Buckingham * Bullington * Burke * Byrd * Callahan * Canada * Cannon * Capers * Chambers * Cheatham * Clapp * Clary * Cochran * Cody * Cole * Coleman * Collier * Cooke * Cooper * Craft * Craig * Crawford * Crenshaw * Crockett * Cross * Cullen * Cummins * Cunningham * Dale * Davis * Deadrick * Degnan * Douglas * Douglass * Du Bose * Duffy * Duncan * Dunn * Dunscomb * Duval * Eaton * Eddins * Edgington * Edwards * Elliott * Ellis * Erb * Fargason * Fisher * Fleming * Frayser * Fry * Fulmer * Galloway * Garner * Garrett * Gaston * Gilchrist * Godwin * Goldbaum * Goldsmith * Goodbar * Gorman * Graves * Greer * Gronauer * Guion * Haller * Hanauer * Harbin * Harris * Harrison * Hastings * Hatchett * Haynes * Heiskell * Henderson * Henning * Herbers * Herron * Hill * Hillhouse * Hirsch * Holeman * Horne * Horton * Hotter * Howard * Hughes * Irby * Jackson * Jeter * Johnson * Jones * Jordan * Kallaher * Kane * Keck * Keeling * Kelly * Knapp * Lamb * Latham * Laxton * Leath * Lee * LeMaster * Lenow * Lilly * Livermore * Looney * Loop * Lowenstein * Lurry * Lynch * Mallory * Mansfield * Martin * Massey * Mathes * Matthews * McDavitt * McDowell * McGee * McGinnis * McKeon * Menken * Meriwether * Merrell * Mewborn * Miller * Minor * Moore * Moran * Morgan * Morrison * Moseley * Murray * Nevill * Newsom * Nolley * Nugent * Nutzell * Overall * Parker * Patterson * Penton * Perkins * Peters * Phillips * Polk * Postal * Poston * Powel * Powell * Priddy * Proudfit * Pullen * Purnell * Quigley * Raine * Rawlings * Read * Reilly * Renkert * Reudelhuber * Robinson * Rohde * Roper * Ross * Royster * Russell * Rutland * Rutschman * Saunders * Scarbrough * Schloss * Schoolfield * Scruggs * Scudder * Sessums * Shaw * Shipp * Sigler * Silverman * Slaughter * Small * Smith * Sneed * Speed * Steele * Stewart * Strange * Stratton * Sullivan * Taylor * Thomas * Tomlin * Tucker * Turley * Vaughan * Veale * Vincent * Waddy * Wade * Walsh * Warinner * Warner * Weatherford * West * Wheatley * White * Whitney * Wilkerson * Willett * Willey * Winchester * Woods * Wright * Yancey * Yonge * Young * Zellner *

    Shelby County is located in south west Tennessee and bordered by: Tipton County, Tennessee * Fayette County, Tennessee * Crittenden County, Arkansas * DeSoto County, Mississippi * and Marshall County, Mississippi * (click on highlighted county names for a complete description)

    Each of the two sections on this CD is in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and requires the free Acrobat Reader program to view. You probably already have this program on your computer but if not, a free copy of the program is included on the CD. Each of the books is designed to look just like a regular book and is bookmarked to move easily and quickly from one section another. This CD was designed by, and is available exclusively from Hearthstone Legacy Publications.

    Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

    The cost for this CD containing both sections described above is only $9.95 plus shipping, or only $6.95 as a digital download. A large amount of history and genealogy information for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of Shelby County, Tennessee from its first settlement to 1887.

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    FREE sample page available.

    If you would like to see an actual page from the Goodspeed Publishing Company 1887 History of Shelby County, Tennessee book included on this CD, simply email a request to: Sample@HearthstoneLegacy.com to request a free sample page (sent to you by email) and see the quality of this book on CD for yourself!  Since we offer many different county history and genealogy CDs, please be sure to specify that you wish to see the page from the Shelby County, Tennessee history.

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