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First Families of Anderson County Certificates

First Families of Anderson County Certificates

Applicants for the First Families of Anderson County Certificates must prove lineal descent from an ancestor who was a resident of Anderson County prior to 1830 (or the Anderson County geographic area before the county was founded in 1801) with documentary proof. Eligibility will be determined by the First Families of Anderson County Certificate Committee and shall be final. Application fee for each certificate is $15.00. For eligibility information, instructions and application form please email samhil2@aol.com or write to:

Anderson County Historical Society
PO Box 148
Clinton. TN 37717
Attention: Secretary

Click here for the application form.

 

               Certificate Recipients:


Matthew Clark, Charles Manning
and Sam Jennings

 
Janet Dabney Kiggans

 


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  1. Byron Hartzler / Sep 28 2016 5:58 pm

    What’s the benefit of having this kind of Certificate? My wife’s family was a Foster and word has it they were some of the first to settle in Anderson County. They owned hundreds of acres in Robertsville, TN.

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