Joseph Peter Staker has written a thoroughly documented extensive history of 90 Amish Mennonite families who immigrated to Tazewell (and surrounding) Counties before 1856 – over 1300 pages with around 1350 source citations. Joe has graciously placed his four-volume book on our website as Adobe Acrobat searchable PDF files which you can download for free!
Subject guides, how-tos, and other useful resources for family historians doing Tazewell County research.
Member Werner Gertberg of Moosburg, Germany has written an extensive family history, fully titled About the DULLY family in Central Europe and USA – Ancestors, Descendants, and Relatives of Anna Maria Eva DULLY, living 1797-1855 in Palatinate. This work deals mainly with Anna Maria Eva DULLY and four generations of her descendants, including parts of five generations of USA relatives. Werner has graciously placed his 454 page book on our website as a searchable Adobe Acrobat PDF file you can download for free.
Links to external websites, family histories, and mailing lists you might find useful doing Tazewell County research.
List of name and general location of all known cemeteries in Tazewell County. TCGHS has published listings for the majority of these cemeteries.
The Tazewell County Regional Office of Education (ROE) discusses education records dating back to 1911 through 1962 which may be of assistance for research purposes.
The Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society (TCGHS) has a large collection of Tazewell County vital records such as birth, marriage, and death records for certain years. This guide describes what death, birth and marriage records TCGHS has in its collections as well as other repositories that contain Tazewell County vital records.