Some Of Our Ancestors

Some Of Our Ancestors

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Follow Friday: Shelby County Archives

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I have chosen a site that has been a great resource in my research of my husband’s family.  I am a beginner in genealogy research and this site has provided many records and clues.  I’ve found marriage records, death certificates, land records, etc.   The  Shelby County Archives offers a wealth of information.

SAMPLE OF RECORDS AVAILABLE AT THIS WEBSITE

Tennessee Vital Records
Death Records Index 1949-2005
Divorce Records Index 1980-2005
Marriage Records Index 1980-2005

Shelby County Records
Birth Records 1874-1906
Chancery Court Divorce Index 1945-1997
Circuit Court Indexes 1893-2000
Memphis City Directories 1859-1901
Death Records 1848-1958
Marriage Records 1820-1934
Marriage Indexes/Images 1920-1989
Naturalization Records 1856-1906
Memphis Census 1865
Probate Court Loose Paper Index 1820-1900

Exhibits
1938 Historic Aerial
1949 Historic Aerial
Dr. Martin Luther King Assassination Investigation
James Earl Ray Court Audio Files
Buck Boshwit Civil War Stamp Collection
Health Dept. Milk Supply Reports 1920-1958
Ray Holt Memphis School Article Collection
Shelby County Schools 1922
West TN Historical Society Papers 1947-2005

Documentaries
Dr. Martin Luther King Documentary
Elmwood Cemetery - Reflections of Memphis
Overton Park-A Century of Change
Shelby Farms-America's Great 21st Century Park
Memphis Belle

Follow them on Facebook………they are very good about answering your questions!!

by: Louise Bernero

Monday, July 12, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday – Boyd & Ruth Bernero

bbernero2Boyd Eugene Bernero, b: 14 Dec 1902, d: 2 Jun 1984

Ruth Mae Canady, b: 24 Jun 1909, d: 5 Sept 2000

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Boyd & Ruth were married 18 Jul 1930 

18 Jul 201080 years

Boyd & Ruth are my husband’s parents.

by: Louise Bernero

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