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Discover your familys history
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Genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in America today - and the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is the place to get started with genealogical research.Through the library’s web site, Tennesseans can discover their family histories with HeritageQuest, an easy-to-search collection of genealogical and historical sources that goes back to the 1700s. Search by name, year or location to find family information. HeritageQuest includes Census records going back to 1790, more than 28,000 digitized genealogy and local history books, and Revolutionary War records.