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Ida Sisk Deal Collection

Identifier: 2016.005

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research, local history books, newspaper clippings, and maps collected by Ida Deal.


  • 1878 - 2003

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Ida Eugenia Sisk Deal was born on October 18, 1948 to Bailey Eugene and Frances Payne Sisk. A native of Clarksville, Ida attended Freed Hardman University for one year before transferring to Austin Peay State University. in 1970, Ida recieved a Bachelor of Arts degree in business education.

After first meeting at Madison Street Church of Christ, Ida Sisk and Virgil Thomas Deal Jr., married on September 7, 1970. The couple went on to raise two children, Frank Wesley and Amy Susanne Deal. In addition to being a military spouse for 32 years and a Girl Scout leader for 15 years, Ida was a genealogy enthusiast and Master Gardener. Ida Deal passed away at the age of sixty-nine on July 14, 2018. She was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens and Funeral Home in Nashville, Tennessee.


1.251 Linear Feet

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Arranged based on material type.

Processing Information

The Ida Sisk Deal Collection is arranged based on material type. Several books donated by Ida Deal have been placed in the reference room area of the Archives. These books were inventoried and marked with an accession number. Copies of "The Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealogy and History" were moved to the journal collection in the Archives. Maps were placed in folders and housed in the map rack area of the Archives.

To locate the books that have been removed, follow this link:

Ida Sisk Deal Collection
Jenna Stout
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Repository Details

Part of the Montgomery County Archives Repository

350 Pageant Lane
Suite 101D
Clarksville Tennessee 30741 United States