Tatum Research Sites
|Tatum Family - Descendants of Edward Tatum|
|This page traces the descendants of Edward Tatum who died in 1744 in Brunswick County, Virginia and associated families in Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky and Missouri. Ronnie Tatum is the author of this page.|
|Tatum Family - Genealogical Forum|
|A genealogical forum featuring the Tatum family. Worth a visit.|
Tatom Family - Genealogical Forum
|Same as the forum above with the "O" spelling.|
|Tatum Nobel Prize Winner|
|Did you know that a Tatum family member was a Nobel Prize Winner? Edward L. Tatum born in Boulder, Colorado in 1909, the son of Arthur Lawrie Tatum, won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1958. Does anyone know the ancestry of Edward Lawrie Tatum?|
This is a new site with a searchable index of homestead applications. You
locate your ancestors land claims or determine if members of a family may they
moved to to a specific area. A FUN SITE!!!
The Social Security Death Index can provide valuable information about your
ancestors including dates and places of birth and death.
One of the most useful sites on the internet. Find the state and county
Tatum's lived and post your queries or see if others have registered the family.
Often contains original research material or look-up volunteers.
This is another must site, especially recommended is the Roots Surname Index.
If you are a descendant of Hardy Coates Tatum this page is for you.
The Tatum's featured on this page were descendants of George Tatum
who migrated into Rowan County, North Carolina from Virginia in the late 1700's.
Another "must" site....Cyndi has established herself as the place to be
genealogy links. If you haven't been there you have missed the best.
This is a fascinating site that allows you to determine the geographic
distribution of a family. The Tatum family has a distinctly southern
WHERE DOES THIS FIT?
Thanks to Mary Ann Nichols for this information from MAYS & COMPANY
May 1991, Issue 1, published by Steven Mays. Hershel Walker on the
list of researchers is descended from this family.
HISTORICAL MARKER IN TATUM, TEXAS
"Town of Tatum (pop 1369). Wealthy Alabama native Albert Tatum (1810 - 1870)
settled here at Trammel's Trace and Grand Bluff Crossing in the 1840's. Slave labor
built Tatum's plantation home, a social center for the area. His wife, Mary, gave land
and a station in 1882 for the Longview and Sabine Railroad, later a part of the Santa Fe
system. In 1892 Tatum's son Paul (1848 - 1914) donated land and laid out the
townsite. Farming and lumbering became the main industries. The formation in 1971
of Martin's Creek Lake and an electrical generating plant brought rapid growth"
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