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2018 Year in Review

Click here to see highlights from our organization from 2018!

Read more about us below, or use the electronic form to contact us today.
Founded in 1985 by six local genealogists,

The Greene County Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization which now has researchers from 45 US states and several foreign countries.

Meetings are held at 6:00 on the second Thursday in March, June, and October. The meeting location is published in advance in The Greeneville Sun Newspaper.

The Society publishes a journal in May and November, The Greene County Pioneer, to further the research efforts of all who share an interest in Greene County.

Membership in GCGS is annual (January 1-December 31), and members receive both issues of The Pioneer for the calendar year in which dues are paid. The current dues are $20.00. A privilege of Society membership is unlimited publication of inquiries in The Pioneer.

The Society welcomes genealogical research, manuscripts, Bible records, journals, ledgers, vital records, newspaper articles, and other items of interest to genealogists for possible publication in The Pioneer. Submissions reviewed and accepted by the Society become a permanent part of the Cox Library collection and are thus made available to the public.

For written inquiries:

Greene County Genealogical Society
229 North Main Street
Greeneville, TN 37745
Please note: GCGS shares a physical address with the T. Elmer Cox Library.

Library Address:
T. Elmer Cox Historical and Genealogical Library
(a branch of the Greeneville-Greene County Public Library)
229 North Main Street
Greeneville, TN 37745
423-638-9866 |

Library Hours:
Sunday, Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday & Thursday: 10 AM to 4 PM
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM to 2 PM


2015/16 Genealogical Society Officers with Award presented by the Greene County Heritage for the Sesquicentennial Project on Greene County’s Civil War Soldiers.

Front: Stevie, Carolyn, Carol
Back: Cindy, Tim Massey (Greene County Historian), Don

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Greene County Demographic Information (Click to Enlarge)


November 2017 Genealogical Society Meeting where the Society’s Secretary, Carol Click, retired after many years of service and was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by the Society’s Officers.


Greene County Winter Scene


Wild Turkeys in Greene County


Dinner Time in Greene County


Greene County Wildlife


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