The Lawrence County Archives in Tennessee has many online, searchable databases for genealogy and family history research including:

  • Voters lists
  • Census indexes
  • Tax lists
  • Pension rolls
  • Veterans censuses
  • Migration information
  • Birth, Marriage, and Death records
  • Church information
  • Cemetery Names and Locations
  • Surnames
  • Transcriptions from Lawrence County Cemeteries
  • Family Bibles
  • African American records including slave and emancipated slave censuses
  • and more!

“Since the archives inception, we have amassed a vast amount of other sources for researchers to use. Some of these are census 1820-1930 (microfilm and book form, except 1930 is only microfilm and head of house hold index); cemetery records; over 2,000 family file folders; some birth and death records; newspapers 1846-1986 (many issues missing in the 1800s); county, community, church and other histories; Civil War information; Lawrence County Historical Society bulletins for 1953-1996; Lawrence County Genealogical Society Journals 1997-present; early plat maps and other maps; records on Lewis, Wayne, Giles, Maury, Cocke, Perry, and Greene and other counties in Tennessee; on Lauderdale, Limestone, St. Clair Counties in Alabama; a large collection of books containing marriages, wills, deeds, etc. for Virginia;  plus much more.”

“If you are unable to travel to the archives to do your own research, I will perform the research for you for $5 an hour plus copy and postage fees. (See research policy link.)”


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