Knox County Research Helps

Quick Reference Guide


Bible Records:



Knox County Businesses  (historical)

City & County Directories(business, general, telephone, masonic )


Census Records:

Communities (Past and Present)

Churches (Past and Present)

County Historian

Ethnic Resources

Knox County Families

Funeral Homes

Historical Resources  (online and beyond!)

Journals  (Business and Personal)

Letters from Forgotten Ancestors - Knox County:  Taking Tansey Bitters~ 1863

Library Resources  (including Knox Co. bibliography &  newspapers on microfilm)

Map Sources:

Knox County Military Links:

Newspapers (Past and Present)

Obituaries (Past and Present)

Miscellaneous Records 

Schools (Past and Present)

Knox County Early Settlers

Researching the Social Security Death Index by Knox County Zip Codes

TNGenWeb Digital Archives -Knox County Page (cemeteries, census, marriages, etc)


Vital Records (including marriages)


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