Anderson County in east Tennessee is one of the older counties in this area of the state. These records of wills and settlements are given at a time when the census contains only the names of the head of the household, there it is vital for the other names of family members. In the settlements you will find long list of buyers for the estates. These are usually neighbors that come into the help the widow sell some of the property. This may be her only source of income. Each name is vital, therefore, in the research.
2012, paper, 228 pp.