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== Fayette County Tennessee Quick Dates ==Description ====
Fayette The County was named for Marquis de Lafayette. The County's civil records start is located in the southwest area of the following years:state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Fayette, Tennessee" in ''[httphttps://wwwen.worldcatwikipedia.org/titlewiki/guide-to-public-vital-statistics-in-tennessee/oclc Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee]Fayette_County,_Tennessee''. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey (W.P.A.), 1941; [http://www.tn.gov/tsla/history/county/earlyrecords.htm "Earliest County Records,"] Tennessee State Library and Archives.accessed 18 Dec 2018 </ref>
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| widthbgcolor="16.6%#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee#Birth|Birth]]''' | widthcolspan="16.6%" align=7"| <center" | >'''[[Fayette Known Beginning Dates for Major County, Tennessee#Marriage|Marriage]]Records'''<ref>' | width="16.6%" align="center" | 'Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America''[[, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fayette County, Tennessee#Death. Page 638-645 {{WorldCat|Death]]''' 50140092| widthdisp="16.6%" align="center" At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL| '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee#Census1049485|Census]]''' item| widthdisp="16FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed.6%" align="center" | [[Fayette Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, Tennessee#Land|'''Land''']] | width="16and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 637-640.6%" align="</ref></center" | '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''>
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| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | 1924 '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | 1848&nbsp; '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | 1925&nbsp; '''[[Fayette County, Tennessee Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''|-| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1830 1814| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1838&nbsp; | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1846&nbsp;1814| width="14.2%" align="center" |1824| width="14.2%" align="center" |1821| width="14.2%" align="center" |1836| width="14.2%" align="center" |1810|-| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1914. General compliance by 1927.</center>
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'''Fayette County Courthouse'''<br>P.O. Box 218<br>1 Court Square<br>Somerville, TN 38068-0218<br>Phone: 1-901-465-5219
[httphttps://www.fayettetn.us/CountyDeptsdepartments/county-clerk/CountyClerk.htm '''Fayette County Clerk''']'''<br>'''Birth and Death 1925-1929<br>Marriage from 1838 except 1918 - 1925 lost in fire<br>P.O. Box 218<br>1 Court Square, Room 101<br>Somerville, TN 38068<br>Phone 1-901-465-5213
[httphttps://www.fayettetn.us/CountyDeptsdepartments/Register.htm / '''Fayette County Register of Deeds''']<br>Land records<br>P.O. Box 99<br>1 Court Square<br>Somerville, TN 38068<br>Phone: 1-901-465-5251
[httphttps://www.fayettetn.us/CountyDeptsdepartments/chancery-court/Clerk&Master.htm '''Chancery Court - Clerk and Master''']'''<br>'''Court records<br>P.O. Box 220<br>Somerville, TN 38068<br>Phone: 1-901-465-5217
'''Hours''':<br>Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
==== Parent County ====
'''1824--'''Fayette County was&nbsp;created 29 September 1824 from [[Hardeman County, Tennessee|Hardeman]] and [[Shelby County, Tennessee|Shelby]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Somerville<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed''. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 639. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry].</ref>
==== County Pronunciation ====
== Fayette County Tennessee Genealogy Resources ==
 
[[Image:Tnfayette.png|thumb|200px]]
==== Research Guides ====
*[http://sos.tn.gov/products/tsla/genealogical-fact-sheets-about-tennessee-counties-fayette-county Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Tennessee Counties: Fayette County], courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/ TSLA] (Identifies published county histories, published&nbsp;local records, census records, newspapers and local records on microfilm, and select manuscripts.)
*[http://www.wdbj.net/fayette/biblist/index.html Fayette County, Tennessee: A Partial Bibliography] <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1279232803816_781" ></span>(updated 12/30/2002), available online, courtesy: TNGenWeb.
==== African American ====
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=45&GScnty=2448&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n memorial Findagrave.com]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|1350472|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgicemetery-binbrowse/fg.cgiUSA/Tennessee/Fayette-County?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=45&CScntyid=2448 county_2448 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://tngenweb.org/fayette/records-resources/ TNGenWeb]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemetery+Fayette+Tennessee&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Tennessee&county=Fayette&cemetery_name=A cemetery BillionGraves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/tn/fayette/cemeteries.html TNGenWeb Archives]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=12416&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=178&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/ # BillionGraves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/tn/fayette.htm Interment]
'''''Presbyterian'''''
*'''1847 - 1885''' - Mount Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Baptism Index 1847-1885. Batch {{IGI|C710391}} in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d3/Igitennesseef.pdf.</ref>
*'''1847 - 1895''' - Mount Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marriage Index 1847-1895. Batch {{IGI|M710391}} in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
*'''1858 - 1935''' - Mount Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Hickory Withe, Baptism Index 1858-1935. Batch {{IGI|C000527}} in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
==== Maps ====
 
{{TN Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{TN Fayette County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/tennessee/ Maps of Tennessee (1777-1985)]
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932378|Tennessee, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index *'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932422|Tennessee, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)*'''1891 - 1965''' - {{RecordSearch|1874474|Tennessee, Confederate Pension Applications, Soldiers and Widows, 1891-1965}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/military/cwrd/main.aspx Civil War Research Database] $
*[httphttps://www.itd.nps.gov/cwsscivilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htmsoldiers.cfm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System]
'''''Regiments.''''' Civil War service men from Fayette 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 Fayette County.
'''Online Records'''
*'''1779 - 2008''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9176 Tennessee Wills and Probate Records 1779-2008] at [http://homesearch.ancestry.com / Ancestry.com] — index and images ($)
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*'''1869 - 1909''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2282 Tennessee Delayed Birth Records '''1869-1909''' ] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1908 - 1912''' - {{RecordSearch|2515873|Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
===== Marriage =====
*Lucas, Silas Emmett. ''Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers 1794-1851''. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1978. {{FHL|10843|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 V2L}}
*'''1625-1966''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=tennessee%2ctn Tennessee, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1780 - 2002''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1169 Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*'''1796 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1681022|Tennessee Marriages 1796-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1838 - 1888''' - {{RecordSearch|2559093|Tennessee Civil Marriages, 1838-1888}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1851 - 1900''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4125 Tennessee Marriages 1851-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
The following Fayette County Courthouse marriage records have been abstracted and/or indexed:
*'''1838 - 1895''' - Fayette County Marriage Index 1838-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d3/Igitennesseef.pdf.</ref>
*'''1838 - 1857''' - Historical Records Project ''Marriage records, 1838-1857, Fayette County, Tennessee'' Salt Lake City, Utah&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1939. {{FHL|206639|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 24645 items 3-6}}
===== '''Death''' =====
 
*'''1823 - 1852''' - Hays, Tony. ''West Tennessee Death Records'' (ca. 1823-1852). 2 vols. n.p.: Kitchen Table Press, 1987. {{FHL|524531|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 976.8 V2ht v. 1-2}}. Fayette County is included in Vol. 2]
*'''1874 - 1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1681020|Tennessee Deaths and Burials 1874-1955}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1908 - 1958''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2376 Tennessee Death Records 1908 - 1958 ] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1914 - 19551966''' - {{RecordSearch|1417505|Tennessee Death Records Deaths, 1914-19551966}} at [https://familysearch.org/ search FamilySearch.org] — index and images *'''1823 - 1852''' - Hays, Tony. ''West Tennessee Death Records'' (ca. 1823-1852). 2 vols. n.p.: Kitchen Table Press, 1987. {{FHL|524531|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 976.8 V2ht v. 1-2}}. Fayette County is included in Vol. 2]
For deaths of Methodists in Fayette County between the 1830s and the 1920s, try:
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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