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Guide to Hardeman County, Tennessee ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hardeman County, Tennessee
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Founded: October 16, 1823
County Seat Bolivar
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Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for Thomas J. Hardeman (1788-1854), a veteran of the Creek War and War of 1812 and a prominent figure in the fight for Texas independence. He served as a congressman in the Republic of Texas. The County is located in the southwest area of the state. [1]

Hardeman County, Tennessee Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1881 1823 1881 1823 1820 1823 1810
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1914. General compliance by 1927.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Hardeman County Courthouse
100 N Main Street;
Bolivar, TN 38008-2322
Phone: 901.658.3541

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1823.
Register of Deeds has land records. [3]


Hardeman County Courthouse, Bolivar, Tenn. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Hardeman County Courthouse
100 N. Main St.
Bolivar, TN 38008-2322
Phone: 1-731-658-3541

Hardeman County Clerk
Marriage and Probate records
100 North Main
Bolivar, TN 38008
Phone: 1-731-658-3541

Hardeman County Register's Office
Land records
100 North Main
Bolivar, TN 38008
Phone: 1-731-658-3476

Hardeman County Chancery Court Clerk
Court records
P.O. Box 45
Bolivar, TN 38008
Phone: 1-731-658-3142

Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

History[edit | edit source]

West Tennessee county. Established 1823.

The county is named after "Thomas Jones Hardeman, Creek War and War of 1812 soldier, later a member of the Republic of Texas legislature."[4]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1823--Hardeman County was created 16 October 1823 from Chickasaw Indian Lands.
County seat: Bolivar[5]

County Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  1. Hear it spoken[6] (female)
  2. Hear it spoken[7] (female)

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Tennessee county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Tennessee County Boundary Maps" (1777-1985) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]


1864 Fire damaged records, but most are complete.[8] [9]

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[10]

Unincorporated communities

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Use the free Search for Surnames at Mountain Press's website to quickly search a variety of published Hardeman County biography and court records. To determine which books are being searched, or to search each publication's index individually, click here. You are now equipped with a checklist of books to pull off the shelves at a genealogy library, or a wish list for your personal book collection.

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

African Americans[edit | edit source]

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Biographies[edit | edit source]

All of the family biographies from the History of Hardeman County, Tennessee (1887) by Goodspeed are available free online at My Genealogy Hound.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
TNGenWeb WorldCat BillionGraves
TNGenWeb Archives Linkpendium
Tombstone Project Gravestones
TNGenWeb Cemeteries
See Tennessee Cemeteries for more information.

Additional Cemetery Resources

Census[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1830 11,655
1840 14,563 25.0%
1850 17,456 19.9%
1860 17,769 1.8%
1870 18,074 1.7%
1880 22,921 26.8%
1890 21,029 −8.3%
1900 22,976 9.3%
1910 23,011 0.2%
1920 22,278 −3.2%
1930 22,193 −0.4%
1940 23,590 6.3%
1950 23,311 −1.2%
1960 21,517 −7.7%
1970 22,435 4.3%
1980 23,873 6.4%
1990 23,377 −2.1%
2000 28,105 20.2%
2010 27,253 −3.0%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 federal population censuses of Hardeman County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Tennessee Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide online indexes.

See Tennessee Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

See Hardeman County, TN census assignments, including links to transcribed files. The USGenWeb Census Project®

1810 - 1891

1840 Pensioners


  • Cox, Harold R., Davidson, Faye Tennyson and Owens, Fae Jacobs 1880 U.S. census transcriptions, Hardeman County, Tennessee Tennessee : R.H. Cox, 1993 FHL US/CAN Book 976.828 X29
  • Sistler, Barbara 1880 Census, Hardeman County, Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee : B. Sistler and Associates, 2001 FHL US/CAN Book 976.828 X2

1891 Male Voters

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

DNA[edit | edit source]

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DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Hardeman County residents. Attempts have not been made to verify the lineages of those tested.
  • Brown - Descendant of Thomas G. Brown, resident of Hardeman County, Tennessee ca. 1824. Y-DNA 37 Marker Test, FTDNA (Kit 69285). Genetic signature available online (labeled Group No. 2), genealogical description available online, courtesy: Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study. Several matches have been found.
  • Gray - Descendant of Hugh Gray, resident of Hardeman County, Tennessee ca. 1836-1860+. YDNA 37 Marker Test, FTDNA (Kits 90357 and156226). Hugh Gray was born ca. 1802 in Tennessee.

Family Histories[edit | edit source]

This bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" (Friends, Associates, and Neighbors)


As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Hardeman, Tennessee at World Connect, results in more than 25,000 entries.


  • Armour - Armour, Quinnie. Armour Genealogy: James Armour and His Descendants. Bolivar, Tenn.: Q. Armour, 1972. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 Ar55a.
  • Babb - Babb, Ernest Lloyd. Babb Families of Hardeman County, Tennessee. Memphis, Tenn.: E.L. Babb, 1988. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 B113ba.
  • Bell - Lewis, Leroy Carlisle. William Samuel Bell of Tennessee, Texas and Arkansas: A Genealogical Survey and Historical Record of His Life and the Lives of His Descendants and His Ancestors. Searcy, Arkansas: L.C. Lewis, 1987. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 B413LLc.
  • Brint - Jones, Louise Brint and Glenda Waters Harden. Our Brint Family History: Their Descendants and Allied Families. Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishing, 1993. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 B772jL.
  • Chandler - Chandler, Annamae Barber, Philip A. Gowan, and John R. Rossell. Discovering Chandler Lines, 1474-1996, in Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1944. Seattle, Washington: ABChandler, 1996. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 C361ch.
  • Cooper - Clark, Richard Charles. The History and Family Tree of Stephen Brannan, Thomas T. Cooper, and William Hughes, 1786-1993. Chino Valley, Arizona: R.C. Clark, 1993. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 B735c.
  • Corley - McMaster, Phyllis Olewine and Gerald B. Corley. The Descendants of John W. Corley of Hardeman County, Tennessee: Including Allied Family Lines of Carl, Dick, Hudson, McMaster, and Thompson. Huntington Beach, Calif.: G.B. Corley, 1989. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.,273 C813mc.
  • Davis - Wiley Jarrett Davis - Mary Ann Tedford Family Bible Record: Pocahontas-Hardeman County Tennessee. Typescript. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 D299wj.
  • Derryberry - Williams, John T. The John Wesley C. Derryberry Family, ca. 1800-1973. MSS., microfilmed in 1983. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6019288.
  • Derryberry - Graziano, Eugene Edward and Freida Mullen Graziano. The Andrew Derryberry, Sr., (bef. 1780) Family Line: A Genealogy Including Individuals Related through Marriage ... Goleta, Calif.: E. & F.M. Graziano, 1999. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 D448g.
  • Fowler - Arthur, Glenn Dora Fowler (Mrs. James Joyce Arthur).Annals of the Fowler family, with branches in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, California, and Texas. Austin, Texas, published by the author, 1901. Free digital copy.
  • Gatewood - Gatewood, Timothy Arnold. The Gatewood Tree: A Newsletter of the Gatewoods of the Mid-South (Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas) & Surrounding States, and Those Descended from Gatewoods of the Mid-South. 1993. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.27305 G223gt.
  • Hardeman - Wilson, Francis W. The Hardeman Impact on Early Texas History. Luling, Texas: F.W. Wilson, 1986. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 H217w.
  • Harris - Timmons, Nancy Harris. Heritage of the Harris Family. St. Helens, Oregon: Star West Images Small Press, 1996. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 H24t.
  • Holman - Holman Family Records. Unknown: Unknown, 2001. Available at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • Hudson - McMaster, Phyllis Olewine. Hudsons of Hardeman County, TN. Albany, Ore.: P. McMaster, 1985. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 H867m.
  • Keller - Sherfey, Steven Keller. The Kellers and Teagues of Hardeman County, Tennessee. Scottsboro, Ala.: S.K. Sherfey, 1985. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 K282s.
  • Lawrence - Land, Barbara. The Descendants of Samuel Prevo: Six Generations: The Descendants of John Bryant, Four Generations: The Descendants of Abraham Lowrance. Ukiah, Calif.: B. Land, 2005. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 P929Lb.
  • Neal - Neal, William D. Descendants of J.C. Neal, 1800-1965. "Successor to the original volume: The Jesse C. Neal Family, compiled by Charles A. Neal, 1949." FHL US/CAN Film 2366276 Item 4.
  • Notgrass - Woodbury, Harry and Peter F. Woodbury. The John C. Woodbury and Thomas Notgrass Families of West Tennessee, 1830-1982. Gulfport, Miss.: H. Woodbury, 1982. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 W852wha.
  • Seaton - Katheder, Thomas. "Seaton of Fauquier County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 44, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2000):83-102. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • Teague - Sherfey, Steven Keller. The Kellers and Teagues of Hardeman County, Tennessee. Scottsboro, Ala.: S.K. Sherfey, 1985. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 K282s.
  • Wharton - Wharton, Richard. Richard Wharton papers, 1863 - 1906. Book contributor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A diary, letters and other writings including his service in the Confederate Army , letters relating to family matters, a genealogy of the Wharton family, poems and speeches. Free digital copy.

Land[edit | edit source]

Hardeman County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1820 and is located at Courthouse, 100 N. Main St., Bolivar, TN 38008-2322; Telephone: (731) 658-3541. Land and property records include transfer of real estate or personal property, mortgages, leases, surveys, and entries.
The Family History Library has microfilm copies of Hardeman County deed records 1822-1891, with indexes 1822-1902; Land survey and entry books 1820-1901; and petitions 1840-1900, with indexes 1849-1900.

Law and Legislation[edit | edit source]

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Acts of Tennessee 1796-1850: Index to Names. January 25, 2005. In addition to creating new laws, legislative acts were often required to obtain a divorce, grant legitimacy to a child, or for appointments to or grant payments for public service. The TSLA has created an index to names that appear in these acts covering the years 1796 to 1850. To read more about this valuable resource Click here. The searchable index is available at the TSLA; another version is available at World Vital Records.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Military[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War [edit | edit source]

The following Hardeman County Revolutionary War records are available online through TNGenWeb:

Additional resources include:

War of 1812[edit | edit source]
Civil War[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Regiments. Civil War service men from Hardeman County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Hardeman County.

Confederate Soldiers

Additional sources for Civil War soldiers from Hardeman County:

Civil War Battle[edit | edit source]

The following Civil War battle was fought in Hardeman County:

Map showing Civil War battles fought in Tennessee.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Many Tennessee newspapers are filmed and available at the TSLA. Most of these newspapers may be accessed by interlibrary loan to libraries within Tennessee, although there are some newspapers which are not available in or outside of Tennessee. For further information regarding interlibrary loan policies and newspapers not available for interlibrary loan click here. For a list of newspapers available at the archives for Hardeman County click on the following cities:

Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • Miller, Alan N. West Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices from 1821 to 1889. Baltimore, Md.: Printed for Clearfield Company, Inc., by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2006. FHL US/CAN 976.8 U2man. Includes Hardeman County.

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Tap into the minds of local experts. Editors of genealogical periodicals publish unique sources that researchers who are new to their area would not likely discover. This type of material may be found in local, regional, or statewide genealogical society journals. The following periodicals cover this county:

Ansearchin' News
Genealogical articles with abstracts of records of Hardeman County, Tennessee have been published in Ansearchin' News, the quarterly magazine of the Tennessee Genealogical Society. To view a list of these articles, visit their county index. To read digitized versions of the first 36 years of articles (Vols. 1-36), browse their archive or conduct a surname search. The Family History Library has a complete collection of the Ansearchin' News quarterly FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a.
Family Findings
Genealogical articles with abstracts of Hardeman County, Tennessee records have been published in Family Findings, the quarterly of the Tennessee Genealogical Society (42+ vols.). The Family History Library has most issues of this quarterly FHL US/CAN 976.8 B2f. Vol. 5, No. 3 (July 1973) was a special issue about Hardeman County records in honor of the county's sesquientennial anniversary.
Tables of contents for some volumes are available online, courtesy: TNGenWeb Project:
Many articles from this publication have been reproduced on the TNGenWeb Project website, try this specialized Google search.
"Harde-facts is a genealogical newsletter devoted to research in Hardeman County, TN. Its purpose is to promote interest in Hardeman County family history by providing information from county records, church records, Bibles, and family genealogies."
Family History Library has Numbers 1 - 37 and 50 (1984 - 1993) FHL US/CAN 976.828 D25h
Indexed in the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)
West Tennessee Historical Society Papers
Family History Library has Volumes 1 - 16 and 30 FHL US/CAN Book 976.81 B5w. The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers are indexed in PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)
To view Table of Contents and complete articles from 1947 - 2005 see Shelby County Register of Deeds

Prisons[edit | edit source]

Learn if your Hardeman County, Tennessee Genealogy ancestors went to prison!

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The County Court has responsibility for the probate records of Hardeman County.

Online Records

FamilySearch has placed scans of the following records online in the Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927 collection. These are browse-only collections. Handwritten indexes may be found at the front or back of some volumes:

  • Wills, 1823-1920 (8 vols.)
  • Bonds, 1854-1866 (2 vols.)
  • Bonds, Letters, 1866-1913 (3 vols.)
  • Settlements, 1850-1920 (12 vols.)

The following Hardeman County probate records have been abstracted, indexed, or both:

  • 1823 - 1925 - Cox, R. Harold et al. Extract of Wills - Estate Settlements and Guardian Bonds of Hardeman County, Tennessee. Bolivar, Tennessee: R.H. Cox, 1993. Indexed. (FHL book 976.828/B1 P29c.)
  • 1824 - 1861 - Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Index to Tennessee Wills & Administrations 1779-1861. Nashville, Tenn. Byron Sistler & Associates, Inc., 1990. FHL US/CAN 976.8 P22s. Includes an index to this county's probate records.
  • 1824 - 1831 - Hardeman County Will Books Vol. 1-1824-1831. Simmons Historical Publications. Digital version at World Vital Records ($). Available for purchase at Simmons Historical Publications.
  • USGenWeb's Hardman County page has some wills and estate records.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

The original Hardeman County Tax Books 1824-1880 are kept at the County Courthouse. In 1975, TSLA microfilmed these records. FHL copies: FHL US/CAN Films 989359-989361.

The following Hardeman County tax records have been abstracted:[12]

  • 1824 - Tax List, 1824, Harde-facts, Issue 29 (Oct. 1990); Issue 30 (Jan. 1991); Issue 31 (Apr. 1991); Issue 32 (Jul. 1991).
  • 1836 - 1837 - Nazor, Mary Louise Graham. "1836 Map of Civil Districts, Hardeman County, Tennessee" and "Hardeman County, Tennessee 1836 and 1837 Tax Lists," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 37, No. 3 (Fall 1990):105-110; Vol. 37, No. 4 (Winter 1990):187-192; Vol. 38, No. 1 (Spring 1991):27-32; Vol. 38, No. 2 (Summer 1991):84-86. For access, see Periodicals.
  • 1836 - "1836 Hardeman County, Tennessee Tax List Addenda," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 39, No. 2 (Summer 1992):62-63. For access, see Periodicals.
  • 1836 - 1837 - Brown, Albert. 1836 & 1837 Tax List, Hardeman Co., Tennessee. Bethel Springs, Tenn.: History & Genealogy, 1994. FHL US/CAN Book 976.828 R49b.
  • 1859, 1862 - Thomas Camp Assessor's Book, 1859, 1862, Harde-facts, Issue 41 (Oct. 1994).
  • 1865 - 1896 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County Voter Registers and Poll Lists," available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives. Not every year in the range is covered.
  • 1874 - Taxpayers, 1874, Old Timer Press, Vol. 1, No. 9 (Mar. 1982).
  • 1879 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN - Misc - Taxes Collected 14 July 1879," available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
  • 1888 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN - Misc - Late Taxes for 1888," available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
  • 1889 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN - Misc - Taxes Due July 1, 1889," available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
  • 1894 - 1895 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN - Misc - Taxes Collected [1894-1895]," available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
  • 1895 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN - Misc - Taxes Collected [on Businesses] 1895," available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
  • 1903 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN - Misc - Taxes Collected 1903," available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
  • 1924 - Holloway, Charlotte. "Circuit Court Taxes Sept. 30 1924," available online, courtesy: RootsWeb.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

See also How to order Tennessee Vital Records or order electronically online.

Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]

Marriages were not officially recorded in Hardeman County until 1838, when a law was passed mandating the practice.[14] The following publication, based on early newspapers, helps to alleviate this genealogical obstacle:

The following Hardeman County marriage records have been abstracted and/or indexed:

  • 1823 - 1861 - Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Early West Tennessee Marriages. 2 vols. Nashville, Tenn.: B. Sistler & Associates, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 V2sb v. 1 ff. Indexes names of brides and grooms, and marriage dates for weddings in this county for the specified years.
  • 1823 - 1870 - Historical Records Project Marriage records, 1823-1870, Hardeman County, Tennessee Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1939. FHL US/CAN Film 24680 items 2-5
  • 1823 - 1950 - Tennessee, County Court (Hardeman County) Marriage licenses and marriage bonds (Hardeman County, Tennessee), 1823-1950; indexes, 1823-1950 Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2000. FHL US/CAN Films
  • 1823 - 1956 - Hardeman County (Tennessee) County Court Clerk Marriage records (Hardeman County, Tennessee), 1823-1956 Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1975-1988. FHL US/CAN Film 989284-288 and 1928696-697
Divorce[edit | edit source]

In 1940 and 1941, W.P.A. workers pinpointed the location of Hardeman County divorce papers in diverse manuscript collections, see the following records:

  • W.P.A. Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1941. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 A3gp.
Death[edit | edit source]

For deaths of Methodists in Hardeman County between the 1830s and the 1920s, try searching the following resources:

Societies and Libraries [edit | edit source]

See also a List of Tennessee Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Bolivar Hardeman County Library
213 N Washington St
Bolivar, TN 38008
Phone: 1-731-658-3436
Mon., Wed. - Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thurs. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Genealogy and Local History Room has cemetery records, census records, marriage records, minority records, newspapers, court records, etc.
Grand Junction Community Library
103 Washington St
(P.O. Box 751)
Grand Junction, TN 38039
Phone: 1-731-764-2716
E-mail: gjlibrary@bellsouth.net
Tues., Wed., Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thurs. 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Grand Junction Community Library is located in Hardeman County on the border of Fayette County.
Lee Ola Roberts Public Library
140 W Main St
Whiteville, TN 38075
Phone: 1-731-254-8834
E-mail: library@townofwhiteville.com
Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Middleton Community Library
100 Bolton Ave
Middleton, TN 38052
Phone: 1-731-376-0680
E-mail: midcomlib@comcast.net
Tues.-Fri. 12-5:30 pm
Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

West Tennessee Historical Society
P.O. Box 111046
Memphis, TN 38111
Phone 1-901-475-6608
E-mail: efrank@memphis.edu

Family History Centers
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Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Hardeman County, Tennessee

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Hardeman, Tennessee" in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardeman_County,_Tennessee accessed 21 Dec 2018
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hardeman County, Tennessee. Page 638-645 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 637-640.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hardeman County, Tennessee page 640, At various libr40ries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. "List of counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  5. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 640. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.
  6. Voice of Lynnae Weller, Kingsport, Tenn. (2010).
  7. Voice of Louise Lynch, Archivist, Williamson County, Tennessee Archives (2010).
  8. Robert M. McBride, Tennessee County Data (Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee States Library and Archives, 1966), 26.
  9. Lost Records: Courthouse Fires and Disasters in Tennessee in Tennessee State Library and Archives in Tennessee Secretary of State (accessed 13 March 2016).
  10. Wikipedia contributors, "Hardeman County, Tennessee," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardeman_County,_Tennessee, accessed 16 November 2019.
  11. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State.
  12. The Heritage Quest Online version of PERSI aided in the compilation of this list.
  13. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d3/Igitennesseef.pdf.
  14. Gale Williams Bamman, C.G., "Research in Tennessee," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):105. FHL US/CAN Book 973 B2ng v. 81 (1993)