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Timeline: Aaron Records in Early Stewart County, Tennessee

This post was originally created 1/18/17 under my post for Henderson Aaron. It makes more sense for this post to be on a different page.  Henderson Aaron was my third great-grandfather who lived in Stewart County, Tennessee. His parents are unknown. The most likely candidates are Rachel and John Aaron. I do not know where … Continue reading Timeline: Aaron Records in Early Stewart County, Tennessee

Famous Cousins: I’m Related to Luke Bryan?!

Have you downloaded the "We're Related" app from Ancestry? The free app compares your Ancestry family tree to those of celebrities to tell you which famous people you're related to. However, I would caution taking many of the matches seriously. The app has matched me with many famous people, but when I view our common … Continue reading Famous Cousins: I’m Related to Luke Bryan?!

Newsom’s Mill Ruins – Bellevue, Tennessee

Newsom's Mill is tucked away in Davidson County, Tennessee in the Bellevue area. The gristmill was built in 1862 by Joseph M. Newsom. The original mill was built upstream in the late 1700s by William Newsom, Joseph's father. It was destroyed by a flood in 1808. Today, visitors can see the ruins and Harpeth River, … Continue reading Newsom’s Mill Ruins – Bellevue, Tennessee

Moser: Timeline of Early Davidson County, Tennessee Records

I believe my Moser line descends somehow from these early Nashville Mosers. I hope this research can help out another Moser / Mosier researcher. As always, please feel free to contact me at downhomegenealogy@gmail.com. November 5, 1780? - Register date. Grant or warrant number 2299. Heirs of Francis Mosur to James Sanders: 640 acres. "On … Continue reading Moser: Timeline of Early Davidson County, Tennessee Records

David Mosier of Blue Springs Branch

The Moser, also spelled Mosier, family came to the United States from Germany in the 1700s. AncestryDNA matches me with many Moser descendants, but I haven't been able to establish a paper trail connecting my fifth great-grandfather, David Mosier. David's earliest record is the 1812 tax list in Davidson County, Tennessee. He owned 100 acres. … Continue reading David Mosier of Blue Springs Branch