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ADOPT-A-BOOK PROGRAM

The Tennessee Genealogical Society is always eager to expand the collection at the Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center. You can help. The librarian maintains a list of books that would complement the collection. When you adopt one of these books, it will be placed on the shelf with a bookplate showing your name as the donor.

You can also adopt a book in someone else's name. Do you have a relative or friend you would like to honor? Has someone given you exceptional help with your research? This is a great way to recognize those special people.

If someone has already adopted the book that you want, then our acquisitions committee will purchase another book of equal or greater value, and notify you of the change.

The table below shows the October 2018 list of books we would like to donate to the Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center:

 TITLE  AUTHOR  COST  STATUS
Runaways, Coffles and Girls: A History of Slavery in Tennessee Bill Carey $34.95   
Smith Wills and Deeds and Family Histories, Vol. I Linda Cheek $50.00   
1890 Genealogical Census Reconstruction: Tennessee, Volume 1 Sherida K. Eddlemon $24.00   
Essex County, Virginia Guardianship and Orphans Records, 1707-1888, A Descriptive Index Wesley E. Pippenger $20.00   
Using Land Records Patricia Law Hatcher $41.00   
Underaged Warriors: Over 600 Stories about the Courage and Hardship of Children Ages 7 to 14 Who Fought in the American Revolution Jack Darrell Crowder
$57.00   
Four Families: A Tetralogy, Synopsis of 481 Immigrants to America, With Some of Their Descendants and European Ancestors George J. Hill $26.50   
Marylanders to Tennessee Henry C. Peden, Jr $23.00   
Estate Settlements of Blount County, Tennessee, Naming Heirs Extracted from: Execution Book II, Chancery Court, February 1872-February 1893; Execution Book II, County Court, April 1893-February 1915; and the Workbook of James A. Greer, Clerk and Master, Chancery Court, 1885-1890 Albert W. Dockter, Jr $18.00   
Will Book 1, Amelia County, Virginia Wills 1735-1761, Bonds , 1735-1754 Gibson J. McConnaughey $18.00 plus $4.00 shipping  
Will Book 2, Amelia County, Virginia (1771-1780) Amelia, Virginia Gibson J. McConnaughey $18.00 plus $4.00 shipping  
Accomack County, Virginia Court Order Abstracts
Need volumes 1, 2, 4-8, 9 & 17-27 to complete series 
JoAnn Riley McKey$28.50 each 
African American Southerners in Slavery, Civil War, and ReconstructionClaude H. Nolen $30 
Abstracts from  Early Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee Old Newspapers, 1873-1932   
Union County, South Carolina, Will Abstracts, 1787-1849   $25 

TNGS is a federally-recognized, nonprofit, tax-exempt, educational organization, and as such, contributions are tax deductible within IRS guidelines.

Your gift will be acknowledged by email and will include the TNGS tax number.

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Tennessee Genealogical Society
PO Box 381824
Germantown, TN 38183-1824
 

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