I am an accomplished amateur genealogist with over 40 years experience. I remember the days when genealogical research was rewarding but difficult work. I specialize in the families of Carter, Tennessee. Everyone on the paternal side of my pedigree chart, going back to at least 1800, was born in Carter County. The surnames of my direct-line progenitors include Hardin, Nave, Stover, Ward, Williams, Humphreys, Carr, Bowers, Cannon, Howard, Heaton, Smith, Van Huss, and Dugger. If your ancestor lived in 19th century Carter County, I am probably your cousin. On Find A Grave, I have entered a modest number of memorials. More importantly, I have linked many memorials entered by others as families. My handle, "baddadhardin" was given to me by my children. My bio photo was taken 60 years ago.