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The Department of Records Management and Archives preserves the oldest public records of Tennessee in the state’s oldest town, Jonesborough.  Located at 103 West Main Street in a yellow-brick, former bank built in 1915, the archive houses records to aid in researching family, local, and regional history.



New to our site

*  William Bean, Settler Number One 
  The latest installment in the “Early Landowners of Northeast Tennessee” project. 

 * Charles Robertson, Watauga Association Trustee and the First Court of Washington County
 Number twelve in the “Early Landowners of Northeast Tennessee” project and also an update on the story!    Charles Robertson update!  

* Isaiah Phipps, Revolutionary War affidavit                       

* Estate records now available for research!               
       One of the most valuable sources for researching family history in Washington County is now available with the opening of the recently processed series of Estate Record Files found in the Probate Records of the Clerk and Master Records. These records document the settlements of the estates of 9697 deceased individuals in the county, spanning the years from 1778-2000.  Read about the project here:  News & Events                 Estates (A – L)       Estates (M – Z)










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