Welcome to East
Tennessee! The photograph
is of the Nolichucky River, between Erwin and Jonesborough.
Our roots are buried deep in the hills of
My mother's families, descendants of Frederick Tillman White and
Jesse Davis, were present in Greene Country prior to 1800 and remained
there when other family members migrated west to Kansas and
My father was born in Jonesboro
(Jonesborough), the home of
and Cunningham ancestors. The Cunningham, Sevier, Galbreath and
families were early settlers of Washington and Greene Counties.
Robert Sevier, my 4th Great Grandfather and younger brother of General
John Sevier, died from wounds received at the Battle of King's
My East Tennessee families and projects have
many, I thought it would be helpful to create a "Gateway" site for my
Tennessee research, including my family Gedcoms, early 1900
vintage postcards of East Tennessee towns, and the "public" ETN web
I host. Enjoy your visit!
Most of my history, genealogy, and vintage postcard sites are indexed
on THIS PAGE.
at least one PHOTOGRAPH of each of the children of James Madison
White of Greene County, Tennessee. Please check the outline for
this family, and if you have old photographs of any of the
siblings, I'd love to have a scanned copy! Pat Sabin