Mark Your Calendar and Join us on April 9, 2022
Thanks to all who participated in our 2021 Genealogy Festival.
Watch our Website and Facebook Page for Details about the 2022 Event.
Genealogy Festival Schedule
Saturday, April 10, 2021
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
2021 Theme: Contributions of Women - Featured Speakers
Historic Granville is pleased to announce the program theme for 2021, "Contributions of Women" featuring women of Jackson County, Granville, and Mayberry, along with more recognizable national and regional ladies.
Genealogy Festival – Recognizing Huff and Myers Families – Located at Granville Museum Exhibition Room and Granville United Methodist Church
9:00 am to 10:00 am - Set up Family Genealogy Tables at Granville Museum Exhibition Room
10:00 am to 3:00 pm – Learn about family genealogy and how to conduct research about your own family at Granville Museum Exhibition Room. This year’s event features the Huff and Myers families.
10:00 am – “Historical Fiction Storytelling: The Pioneer Travels of the First Families Founding Granville." Liz Huff Bennett, Speaker. Granville United Methodist Church.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm - "Sharing Huff Family Research" - Informal discussion with James Clemons, Office Granville Museum.
10:30 am - Granville United Methodist Church. Aunt Polly Williams, First Lady of the Cumberland River. Polly was born to a hard life when Jackson County was young,. The prime of her life coincided with the heyday of the Cumberland River in which she played a significant role. by Vonda Dixon
11:00 am – “Validating Your Genealogy Research with Tips for Success” - Anna Stout Stephenson, Speaker, at Granville United Methodist Church.
1:00 pm – “Genealogical Manhunt: Finding Scattered Clues, Funny Stories, and Chasing Illusive Ancestors” – Karen Hall Sarraga, Speaker, at Granville United Methodist Church.
2:00 pm - Presbyterian Church. Memaw's Maxims: Southern Wit and Wisdom. Speaker/Author James K. Turner keeps alive the century old sayings and advice given to generations of students by his grandmother, Minnie Ada Holliman, a teacher from Granville. A book signing will follow the presentation. by James Kenneth Turner.
Visit Booths at Granville Museum
Find a Grave - Carver Moore
Family History Research - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Take advantage of designated spaces at the Granville Museum and the Granville Event Center for family chats.
Many visitors come to the Granville Museum seeking genealogical information about their ancestors. You can help and get reacquainted by sharing your genealogical research.
Reserve a Family Genealogy Booth where you can share your research with others on April 10th. Complete the registration and mail to the address shown on the form or email the information listed on the form to .
Huff-Myers Family Reunion Plans
Reunion - Saturday, August 28, 2021
Reunion Lunch - Sunday, August 29, 2021 -12:30 pm. Cost $12.
For Reservations call 931-653-4544
“The Legacy of Granville, Tennessee: A Riverboat Town”. Purchase this 375 page book at Granville Museum or Sutton General Store for $22.00
Genealogy Festival Reservation - Please send to Granville Museum, P. O. Box 26, Granville, TN 38564
Call 931-653-4151 to Reserve a Booth
Address: _______________________________________ City: _______________________ State: ______ Zip: ___________
Phone: _________________________________________ Email: ______________________________________________________
Yes _______ Reserve a Genealogy Booth for me at the Genealogy Festival
Surnames in my genealogy: ____________________________________________________________________________________