Over 200 biographies from the early days in Montgomery County Tennessee, which includes the City of Clarksville, are recalled in this spiral bound booklet. an excerpt from: History of Tennessee, originally published in 1886 by Goodspeed Publishing Co. The new 126-page booklet is printed on 60# paper with the print enlarged for easier reading. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The biographies are fairly lengthy, and often include ancestors, previous residences, children, in-laws, affiliations, war records, and business activities. In the course of this they often shed light on the early businesses, professions and institutions in the county. The biographies include: Gilbert T. Abernathy, Florence F. Abbott, James W. Adams, Daniel D. Allen, John M. Anderson, Dr. W.W. Anderson, W.H. Anderson, James E. Bailey, J.W. Bartee, J.B. Bartee, William Beaty, Gilmer M. Bell, John T. Bellamy, Robert B. Bigger, Leopold Bloch, Thomas Bourne, Charlemagne Bourne, Dr. George S. Bowling, James M. Bowling, William G. Brawner, Edmund L. Brewer, J.L. Brodie, George Watson Buck, James T. Buckingham, W. Frank Buckner, Robert H. Burney, Dr. T.E. Cabaniss, Samuel A. Caldwell, Dr. L.B. Chilton, J.B. Clardy, Benjamin F. Clardy, Dr. Micajah Henry Clark, Lewis Rogers Clark, E.M. Clark, Louis T. Cocke, Pleasant Cocke, Enoch N. Cooksey, B.J. Corban, John B. Coulter, Robert F. Crabtree, William H. Crouch, Dr. William H. Crouch, Capt. James Joseph Crusman, John T. Cunningham, William M. Daniel, Jesse A. Davidson, Thomas G. Davie, Clay E. Dean, James D. Duboise, William B. Dunlop, John Edmonson, Dr. Aristotle Eldridge, John S. Elder, J.P. Eleazer, William J. Ely, Edward B. Ely, W.L. Evans, L.W. Evans, John W. Faxon, John Fields, Joseph J. Fletcher, Joseph W. Foster, Finis E. Foust, J.M. Fowlkes, Henry Frech, Wesley H. Frey, S.E. Garrard, J.J. Garrott, Nathaniel V. Gerhart, Dr. John A. Gholson, A.B. Gholson, James P. Gill, Benjamin K. Gold, Lewis T. Gold, A.G. Goodlett (picture), Rufus J. Goostree, James A. Gordon Jr., Matthew Gracey, Capt. Frank P. Gracey, William H. Green, Dr. C.W. Greenfield, Mrs. M.D. Griffey, Benjamin B. Hackney, John L. Hail, William P. Hambaugh, Herbert O. Hambaugh, A. Scott Hammon, Thomas R. Hancock, John Hargrove, Thomas T. Harper, William C. Harris, Marcellus A. Harris, John Harris, J.M. Harris, Thomas L. Harvie, Arch Heggie, Gustavus A. Henry, Samuel A. Hinton, Samuel Hodgson, Dr. William I. Holmes, James O.R. Hooper, Edward M. Howard, Louis C. Huffman, B.W. Humber, John Hurst, Thomas H. Hyman, Martin Van Buren Ingram, Nathaniel P. Irby, George S. Irwin, James Hickman Johnson, Dr. T.D. Johnson, Polk G. Johnson, William P. Johnson, M. Clark Johnson, Robert I. Johnson, J.G. Joseph, M.L. Joslin, John W. Keesee, J.D. Kendrick, James C. Kendrick, William H. Killebrew, David Kincannon, William Kleeman, Richard Ledbetter, Col. J.W. Lockert, Thomas Dade Luckett, Horace H. Lurton, Berry Lyle, Henry Lyle, William J. Lyle, William J. MacCormac, Dr. James McDowell Massie, A.B. Maxey, Robert H. McFall, William W. McMurry, Dr. J.W. Meacham, Genry Clay Merritt, John Minor, Henry H. Mockbee, Dr. Benjamin F. Moody, J. Aden Morrison, Robert D. Moseley, R.M. Moss, Arthur H. Munford, Louis Green Munford, Robert R. Neale, James Sterling Neblett, Jones Daly Neblett, John. S. Neblett, Robert O. Neblett, Edward M. Nolen, J.S. Norfleet, Francis M. Norris, Michael C. Northington, W.L. Oneal, Dr. J.F. Outlaw, Burrell W. Owens, Capt. George M. Pardue, R.S. Payne, John A. Pettus, Guthridge L. Pitt, William S. Poindexter, Samuel B. Powers, Gen. William A. Quarles, James K. Raimey, Jacob A. Ranney, John E. Ransdell, Benjamin R. Ramey, Rev. J.G. Rice, John Rick, A.J. Riggins, Richard W. Roach, Ed C. Robb, John D. Robins, Henry R. Rogers, John A. Rollon, John Rosson, Joseph S. Rosson, D.J. Rawlings, William H. Rudolph, William Rudolph, James R. Rudolph, John N. Scott, Archilles De Grasse Sears, Rev. John B. Shearer, Isaac H. Shelby, John F. Shelton, Charles G. Smith, John M. Smith, Dr. Alexander Smith, John R. Steele, Bryce Stewart, Leonard P. Stewart, Maurice A. Stratton, Dr. James H. Sullivan, James T. Swift, Dr. D.P. Sypert, J.A. Tate, W.D. Taylor, S.D. Tinsley, Mrs. E.A. Tinsley, William P. Titus, Hannibal H. Tharpe, Dr. Benjamin H. Thomas, J.W. Trahern, Presley O. Travis, Dr. Andrew M. Trawick, John D. Tyler, John R. Ussery, R.H. Walker, John W. Waller, George H. Warfield, George W. Warfield, Thomas J. Watson, John J. West, Dr. H.M. Whitaker, Joseph W. Whitfield, Hervey Whitfield, T.H. Whitfield, Samuel M. Wilkerson, D. Walker Williams, Joseph B. Williams, Thomas W. Williams, Henry B. Willson, Robert A. Wilson, Samuel E. Wilson, Alexander S. Wood, Jonathan Franklin Wood, J.N. Woodson, Francis M. Yarbrough, Col. William F. Young, and H.C. Young. The history of Montgomery County, TN, is offered in a separate booklet.