This site is primarily devoted to the history and lineage of STEPHAN HOSEY (1774 MD - 1859 MO) and his son GEORGE WASHINGTON HOSEY (1813 TN - 1906 TN) who settled in Hardin County, Tennessee during the late 1820's.

As one might expect, the site has grown to include the other families from both my paternal and maternal lines. My father's lines are almost exclusively to be found in Hardin County; whereas those of my mother are primarily from across the border in Tishomingo County, MS -- but with lines in Hardin and McNairy Counties too.

These general guidelines notwithstanding, any topic of interest to me may be incorporated as well into the site.

Authorship & Sources:

This site owes much to other family members and fellow genealogists, some of whom are listed on the researchers page. The written sources are varied, e.g. books, journal articles, newspaper articles, court records and rolls of microfilmed census records, etc.  Proper notation of these resources has been scant.  In an attempt to make some amends a bibliography of related books and articles has been included, as well as a list of historical / genealogical Internet sites.