Since the Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society was founded in 1978, the Society has issued a monthly newsletter appropriately titled The Monthly. This index documents every mention of a surname in the 1978-2010 issues. The index will be expanded further in the coming years.
Whether you’re conducting research online or using the Ehrlicher Research Center Library, these essential records & indexes will provide information and guidance.
Note: Some searches may be limited to Society Members only.
The Tazewell County Deed Collection contains original deeds, titles, and mortgages from 1830-1929. This information has been recorded at the Tazewell County Recorder’s Office. However, the collection does not contain all records for this time frame. Search our index to see if we have your ancestor’s deed!
Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society (TCGHS) has scanned the original returned 1869-1950 marriage licenses which were in storage at the Tazewell County courthouse. TCGHS members can search our online index to see if we have your ancestor’s marriage license!
Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society (TCGHS) has scanned the original returned 1877-1950 death certficates which were in storage at the Tazewell County courthouse. TCGHS members can search our online index to see if we have your ancestor’s death certificate!
Starting in 2020, Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society (TCGHS) is receiving the same daily feed of Marriage License Applications from the Tazewell County Clerk as is sent to local newspapers for publication. TCGHS Members may search this list. Note the list only indicates a license was applied for. It does not indicate the marriage actually took place.
Do you have ancestors in Tazewell County? If so you are invited to add your name & email address for the surnames you are researching to this registry. Or, search the registry to find other folks researching your surnames!
To honor the first families of Tazewell County, the Society continues to compile a roster of settlers who were confirmed county residents by 1875. Submit an application to receive a frameable certificate confirming you are descended from an early county settler. Or, If your ancestor happens to be one of the already verified pioneers, the application file can be a treasure trove of family information including photos & documents.