The Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Days need many types of vendors; Genealogy and History groups, Surname Tents, Living History, Hand made Crafters, Authors, Storytellers & others. Contact David A Nelson Jr at David@GenealogyJamboree.us for more information and a vendor form. Basic setup spot 10x10, cost is $20 each. I will start emailing vendors in March with the vendor forms. Please fill out and return a.s.a.p. so I can map out the vendor locations. Our insurance will not allow firing of any rifle, pistol or cannons. Please no adult drinking or other activities during the two day event.
The event is always in the Historic town of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The second week, Friday and Saturday in October. Event Times are Friday 9-5 and Saturday 8-4. Vehicles must be move out of the event area by start times. You can setup early on Thursday between 4pm-6pm Check the Genealogy Jamboree page for the dates.
The Genealogy Jamboree was started in 2010 with the first event in June 2011. Below are some of the vendors that has been with us since 2011.
1280 Old Knoxville Rd.
Tazewell, Tennessee 37879
Not able to attend do to the Northern U.S. border Closure.
Information you need to bring for each person:
Full name. Birth date and place. Married date and place. If dead, Death date and place of burial.
Dore Fisher and Sue Potter will help you start your Family Tree online.
Please limit your time with them if there are people waiting to get their Family Tree done. They will be next to the Genealogy Jamboree and CGTGHG Tent
"By their works you shall know them" is true of the Sons of the American Revolution. in carrying out its objectives-declared to be patriotic, historical and educational-it has selected a number of programs. They are: Americanism, Eagle Scout, education, Flag, Historical sites and Celebrations, Historical Oration, Essay Contest,Law Enforcement, Linage Research Workshops, Rev. War Graves, Presereve U.S. History, and Veterans programs. The Martin's Station Chapter encourages you to take a part in the activities of the Society.
Massengill family and their spouses surnames.
Massengill (30+ spellings)
Other surnames in this family; Sharp, Puckett, Collins, Barns, Brooks, Bush, Harrison and others.
Nelson, Duffie/Duffey, Levens/Levins, Young, Benefield/Bedingfield/Bennefield, Perry, Richardson, Rogers and Stone.
Ship's Pilot and Master's Mate, John Clarke. His sister is my 12th Great-Grandmother Katheryn Clarke. We will have more details at the Jamboree. Will put some details on Tolbert website soon.
Daniel, Taylor, Miracle, Lee and Napier.
Adams, Ellison, Speaks and Smeltzer.
Surnames; Golden, Campbell, Bingham, Baker, Manes/Maynes, Mills, Perkins, Pennington...
Boone's BP Sponsoring the Genealogy Jamboree.
Convenience Store, Gas, food, cold drinks.
Highway 58 close to the Virginia State Line in Ewing, Virginia.
Sponsoring years; 2017-2019, 2021-2023
Mark D. Treadway
The Sons of the Revolution is a hereditary patriotic society instituted to perpetuate the memory of the men who, in the military, naval and civil service... Read more.
We are a group of friends who have come together to educate people about the history of Tennessee and America through historical interpretation. More at.
The OVTA wants to tell you the story of the Overmountain Men and the Battle of Kings Mountain! More at.
Gap Creek Coffee House
Nineteen 19 Grill and Bar
Angelo's in the Gap
The Juice Spot
The Caboose Saloon
Cumberland Gap Tennessee Genealogy and History Group, Inc., A.K.A. (CGTGHG). We are a 501c3 educational, non-profit group. Our purpose is to record and preserve Genealogy and History of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. We also Host the Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Days event every October. To do all this and more we need your help. Please, with your Money Charitable Donation(s) we can do the following.
A. Maintain and Expand the Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Days event.
B. Receive and Preserve Genealogy of people that live or pass through Cumberland Gap, Tennessee.
C. Receive and Preserve History of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee.
D. Have a Brick and Mortar location in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee to display the History, Genealogy and a small research area.
Please consider a Money Charitable Donation(s) to help us with the above.
David A Nelson Jr
Tractor Trailer service from a Tow to a complete accident clean up. We offer off road recovery for Trucks, auto and lite equipment. Backhoe and dozer hauling.
Sponsoring the Genealogy Jamboree 2015-2017, 2021 - 2023
Picture of Cumberland Gap.