Skip to content

Early Settler of Washington County, Tennessee Certificates

Washington County in northeast Tennessee was established in 1777 as part of North Carolina. This vast area was designated as the Washington District.  During the early years settlers arrived and politics changed, so did the size and name of the district. It became known by various names including the State of Franklin, the Southwest Territory and in 1796 as part of the new state called Tennessee.  Jonesborough was established as the county seat and the area flourished.

To celebrate and honor those who came to the area prior to 1840 the Jonesborough Genealogical Society is proud to offer a commemorative certificate to eligible persons.

To Apply click  here to download the application and eligibility: Jonesborough Genealogy Society Early Settler

Get one of these, SOON!

DSCN3866

7 Comments
  1. carolyn buck permalink

    CAN YOU TELL ME ABOUT HOW MUCH THESE BOOKS WILL COST./THANKS

    • chadfredb permalink

      The book was just started. We are only in the preliminary phase. We are collecting info for the book .

  2. Doug permalink

    I would like to see a copy of a commemorative certificate
    ?…:)

  3. chadfredb permalink

    Doug, I hadn’t thought about that, but I’ll add one right now!

  4. Sue Dorman permalink

    I would like to apply for the Early Settler Certificates as a surprise for my son and his uncle. Can I submit the applications without the signature of the person whose name I want to appear on the certificate.

  5. Bryan Morelock permalink

    I am told all of my ancestors were in Fall Branch Tennessee…are there any records of the Morelock family showing up?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 348 other followers

%d bloggers like this: