Historic Maps

This CD contains the following maps. Most computers with a CD player should be able to open this CD. The time for opening a particular file will vary with the computer’s capacity.

1. 1796 Map of Tennessee State formerly part of North Carolina – taken chiefly from surveys by Gen. D. Smith & others, J.T. Scott. Engraved for Careys American Edition of Guthries Geography Improved

2. 1819 Map of Tennessee by John Melish with 1810 Census Data

3. 1825 State of Tennessee by F. Lucas, Jr. (with census data 1800, 1810, 1820)

4. 1824/1822 Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Tennessee (with 1820 census data) Author: Lucas, Fielding

5. 1828 11th District of Western Tennessee – British Museum, 74640.(2), BL341162

6. 1828 11th District of Western Tennessee – Map complied in 2005 from original published by the British Museum, Danny Gray, cartographer

7. 1833 North America (Parts of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas) – Published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

8. 1834 Tennessee Tourist’s Pocket Map. Author: J.H. Young, Philadelphia

9. 1834 A New Map of Tennessee (including stage and steamboat routes) by H.P. Tanner, published in Tanner’s Universal Atlas

10. 1841 A New Map of Tennessee (including stage and steamboat routes) by H.P. Tanner, published in Tanner’s Universal Atlas

11. 1850 Property Map of Shelby County, by John Wherry, surveyor, Sept. 2, 1850

12. 1850 Property Map of Shelby County. Compiled in 2005 by Danny Gray, cartographer from original map drawn by John Wherry

13. 1854 A New Map of Tennessee (including stage and steamboat routes) published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

14. 1859 A New Map of Tennessee (including stage and steamboat routes) published by Charles DeSilvar

15. 1861 Plate II Map of the Alluvial Region of the Mississippi/U.S. Mississippi Delta Survey, War Department 

16. 1864 Johnson’s Kentucky and Tennessee by Johnson and Ward

17. 1865 Johnson’s Kentucky and Tennessee published by A.J. Johnson

18. 1873 Grays Atlas, Map of Kentucky and Tennessee

19. 1904 Tennessee map/published by George F. Cram, Chicago, IL

20. 1938 Tipton County/Tennessee General Highway and Transportation Map

21. 1939 Shelby County/Tennessee General Highway and Transportation Map

22. 1942 Millington Quadrangle Map/Corps of Engineers

23. 1954 Mason Quadrangle Map/Corps of Engineers

Shelby County Property Maps

24. 1888 Shelby County – Published by M.T. Williamson (in segments)

25. 1896 Shelby County – Published by M.T. Williamson (in segments)

26. 1902 Shelby County – Published by M.T. Williamson and revised by R.B. Richardson CE and County Surveyor, Memphis, TN, the Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati

27. 1902 Shelby County northeast quadrant only. Compiled in 2005 by Danny Gray, cartographer from the original map published by M.T. Williamson.

NOTE: The minimum requirements for a computer to open the CD are: CD-ROM drive, 1 GHz processor, 512 mb of RAM, with Windows XP, Vista, or 7, or a MAC OS 9. 

A computer with minimum capacity may take as long as three minutes to open the largest file. Newer computers should open even the largest file very quickly.

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