Sumner County Archives Book Sale

 

A Celebration of Houses by Walter Durham, James Thomas and John Creasy was published in 1995.  It is a beautiful coffee table book with many color photos of historic homes and structures in Sumner County built before 1900. $25.00 + $5.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Balie Peyton of Tennessee: Nineteenth Century Politics and Thoroughbreds is Tennessee State  Historian, Walter Durham’s latest book. This is the life story of one of Tennessee’s most colorful sons.  Peyton was a lawyer, congressman, diplomat, soldier and thoroughbred horse breeder. $25.00 + $5.00 s/h.   Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

College for this Community by Walter Durham.$10.00 + $2.50 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Daniel Smith by Walter Durham.  $20.00 + $5.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Grasslands by Walter Durham. A history of the Southern Grasslands Hunt and Racing Foundation 1929-1932. The story of the first private preserve in the United States dedicated to fox hunting and steeplechase racing. $25.00 + $4.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

The Great Leap Westward, a History of Sumner County, Tennessee from it’s beginning to 1805 by Walter  Durham.  The early settlement years of Sumner County, Tennessee. Reprinted by Sumner County Historical Society.

$40.00 + $5.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Josephus Conn Guild and Rose Mont; Politics and Plantation in Nineteenth Century Tennessee by Walter Durham. $35.00 +$5.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Land, Slaves and Other Courthouse Transactions, 1808-1863; Abstracts of Sumner County, Tennessee abstracted by Juanita Patton. Comprised of abstracts of unpublished and relatively unknown records from Sumner County’s bill of sale books.  Includes deeds, powers of attorney, estate divisions and administrations, marriage contracts, bonds, as well as bills of sale for slaves and division of slaves.  Slaves are listed by given name.  Plantation owners and their families are identified,, $25.00 + $5.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Life of William Trousdale by Walter Durham $7.00 + $2.00 s/h. Make check to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

The Lost World of Langley Hall, by Judith Morgan, the story Katherine Trousdale and William Allen. Reprinted by Sumner County Historical Society in soft cover, $20.00 + $4.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Moss by James Spivey.  A genealogy of the Moss family of Virginia. $25.00 + $4.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Old Sumner, a History of Sumner County, Tennessee from 1805 to 1861 by Walter Durham. A continuation of the settlement of Sumner County, Tennessee and its contribution to the expansion of the United States. Reprinted by Sumner County Historical Society. $45.00 + $6.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Old Times in Tennessee by Jo C. Guild was originally published in 1878 and is now available as reprinted.  $22.00 + $5.00 s/h.  Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Rebellion Revisited: History of Sumner County, Tennessee From 1861 to 1870 by Walter Durham is once again available for purchase.  Originally published in 1982, this book sold out in a few months’ time.  Occupied by Federal troops in March 1862, Sumner County’s story during this tumultuous period of American history is an interesting one. $25.00 plus $5.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Sumner County, Tennessee Bond Book 1787-1835 by Shirley Wilson has been reprinted.  It includes bonds for marriages, estates, land, etc.. SOLD OUT. A photo copy of this book can be purchased for $5.00+$2.50 s/h.  Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Sumner County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, compiled by Margret Snider and Joann Yorgason 1981, reprinted 2014 by Sumner County Historical Society, $50.00 + $6.00 s/h.  Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

Sumner County, Tennessee Index to the Loose Records 1786 to 1930 by Shirley Wilson.  Published in 1988, this is an important book for those working with the counties loose court records.  A 1991 errata is included. $25.00 + $5.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society

 

1850 U. S. Census Sumner County, Tennessee was transcribed and proofread from the original microfilm.  A new approach was used in this book that provides the reader with access to corrections.  When proofreaders saw names they believed were inaccurate, the correct data, according to the proofreader, was listed in the text within brackets.  $12.00 + $4.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

1860 U. S. Census Sumner County, Tennessee was prepared at the Sumner County Archives using the same format as for the 1870 Census Book. $12.00 + $4.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

1870 U. S. Census Sumner County, Tennessee, 2ND edition. $12.00 + $4.00 s/h. Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

MAPS:   

1839/1840 City of Gallatin, showing lots in black and white.  $3.00 + $2.50 s/h Make check payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

1878 D.G. Beers map of Sumner County, TN,  black and white, displays districts & some residents' names. Suitable for framing, this map measures 20”X28” and includes index.  $10.00 plus $4.00 s/h. Make checks payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

1878 D.G. Beers map of Sumner County, TN in color, displays districts & some residents' names. Suitable for framing, this map measures 20”x28” $60.00 + $6.00 s/h. Make checks payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

1878 D.G. Beers map of Sumner County, TN in color, displays districts & some residents' names. Suitable for framing, this map measures 36”x49” $120.00. + $6.00 s/h. Make checks payable to Sumner County Historical Society.

 

The State of North Carolina from the best authorities, 1796 in black and white.   $4.00 + $3.00 s/h                     

 

Kentucky and the Southwest Territory, 1794 in black and white. Measures 23 X 36 inches.  $8.00 + $3.00 s/h

 

15 generation charts -- Finally, a convenient generation chart that lets you view many succeeding generations at one glance.  Record your family history quickly and easily as your research expands. $3.00 +$2.00 s/h  Make check payable to the Sumner County Archives.