Our volunteer members of the Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society have offered document searches for family researchers since its inception.  The Society is happy to announce that we now have an online, automated version to serve as an additional option to...

November 2, 2017

BCGHS and the Blount County Public Library have recently received some news regarding the groundbreaking of America's World War I Memorial taking place in Washington, D.C.  Visit here for our release, including links to Facebook for the day's activities.

Do not forget t...

For those of you who were awaiting an update to the Blount County World War I Registry, wait no more!  BCGHS Board member Tim Walker has now completed his work to surnames ending in "M".  Also, revisions to the original release of the registry have also been completed...

September 14, 2017

In a coordinated effort between the BCGHS and Blount County Schools, the 'Schools of Blount County' database, printed in the Spring 2017 issue of The Blount Journal, has now been added to BCGHS website.

The BCGHS has linked this database with the photos section of the w...

Starting today, the Blount County DNA Registry is now accepting MyHeritageDNA user ID names in addition to our other test resources - AncestryDNA, 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA, and Gedmatch.  If you are a MyHeritageDNA tester we would love to have you as part of the BC DNA R...

It is time for our 2nd annual summer cleanup of the Blount County (TN) DNA Registry.  Our collection of entries has grown to over 130.  This is very exciting!

For those of you that are already registrants, please take a moment to look over your entry to make sure t...

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