Welcome to the Giles County, Tennessee Genealogy site. Anna Jackson has maintained and updated this site for many years.  She decided she would like some time off. She contacted AHGP asking if we would be interested in her great site. I can't imagine anyone not wanting a site with the amount of information she and others have provided. Please browse through all the different sections in the index below. Hopefully, you will find each section interesting and informative. Check back frequently as new items are continuously being added. We will continue to keep the site updated and welcome your continued contributions, just click Webmaster to contact us.

Giles County History

County History
A History of Bunker Hill
Historic Lynnville
Early Photographers
County Courthouse
Goodspeeds History
McCallums History
The Cornersville Club
Compiled by Bill Page
The Cornersville Club
Compiled by Judy Sanders
Mississippi Territory Petition
The Beginnings of Giles County
A History of Peach
A History of Pisgah
Migrations to and from Giles


Archeology in Giles County
Bible Extracts
Birth Certificates
Church Items
Death Certificates
Deeds & Land Records
Generation Charts
Letters & Stories
Tax Lists
Words from the Past
Other Records

The Civil War

Confederate Units
US Colored Troops
Soldiers Service Records
Soldiers Stories
Sam Davis, Hero
Southern Claims Commission
Some Official War Records
Other Links & Resources

Research Aids

Lookup Volunteers
Giles County Historical Society
Member Home Page Links
Old Records Office
Giles County Court House
Public Library
Links & Things
Family Reunions
Other Help


County Map
Old Tennessee Map
1836 Civil Districts
1878 Map of District 5
Old Maps
More Maps
Additional Tennessee Maps

Queries & Surnames

Post and View Queries
Queries by Surname
Queries by Date
Between July 1996
and October 2000
RootsWeb Message Board
RootWeb Mailing List Archive

Photo Album

Photo Index
Unknowns Photo Index
Tombstone Photo Index
Giles County Photos
Giles County Postcard Photos

Giles County Today
Chamber of Commerce
Tourism Office
Decoration Days
Martin Methodist College
Funeral Homes


Click on the "What's New" button to see what has been added recently.


We are currently using two Search Engines so you can search our site for census information or your surname. Each engine will list each page where your selected information is found. Just click the "Search" button above.


There is a bulletin board for Reunions and Homecomings. If you have plans for your family reunion or homecoming, you can post the particulars here.

To continue to improve this site I need your help. If you have any of the following, please send them to me and I will add them to these pages.

  • 4 generations charts
  • Bible records
  • Wills
  • Obituaries
  • Estate records
  • Military service records
  • Diary extracts
  • Stories
  • Old photos
  • Tombstone photos
  • Photos of Historic Giles County
  • Biographies
  • Church Records


Any other information that might be of interest that you could share with other researchers, just send to me and I will add it to the appropriate section. Click here to find out how to submit items.

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