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Hamblen County, Tennessee Genealogy

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== Quick Dates ==Description ====
The County was named for Hezekiah Hamblen (1775–1854), an early settler, landowner, attorney, and member of the Hawkins County Court for many years. Governor Dewitt Clinton Senter, a resident of the county, used his influence to assist in its establishment. The County's civil records start is located in the northeast area of the following years:state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Hamblen, Tennessee" in ''[httphttps://wwwen.worldcatwikipedia.org/titlewiki/guide-to-public-vital-statistics-in-tennessee/oclc Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee]Hamblen_County,_Tennessee''. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey (W.P.A.), 1941; [http:accessed 20 Dec 2018 <//www.tn.gov/tsla/history/county/earlyrecords.htm "Earliest ref> === Hamblen County Records,"] Tennessee State Library and Archives.</ref> Record Dates===
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hamblen County, Tennessee. Page 638-645 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=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.</ref></center>|-| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hamblen County, TennesseeGenealogy#Birth|Birth*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hamblen County, TennesseeGenealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hamblen County, TennesseeGenealogy#Death|Death*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hamblen County, TennesseeGenealogy#CensusCourt Records|CensusCourt]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hamblen County, TennesseeGenealogy#Landand Property Records|Land]]'''Land| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hamblen County, Tennessee Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]] '''| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hamblen County, TennesseeGenealogy#Probate Census Records|ProbateCensus]]'''|-| width="14.2%" align="center" |1909| width="14.2%" align="center" |1863| width="14.2%" align="center" |1909| width="14.2%" align="center" |1870| width="14.2%" align="center" |1870| width="14.2%" align="center" |1870| width="14.2%" align="center" |1810
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== County Courthouse ==
[[Image:{{TNHamblencourthouse}}]]
[httphttps://www.hamblencountygovernmentcourtreference.uscom/ hamblen-County-Tennessee-Courts.htm Hamblen County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;511 W 2nd N Street<br>Morristown, TN 37814<br> Phone: 423.586.9112&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1870.<br>Clerk and Master has divorce records. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has court records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hamblen County, Tennessee page 640, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libr40ries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
'''Hamblen County Courthouse'''<br>511 West Second North Street<br>Morristown, TN 37814<br>Phone: 1-423-586-9112
<br>[http://www.hamblencountygovernmenthamblencountyclerk.uscom/county_commission/county_clerk.cfm '''Hamblen County Clerk''']<br>Marriage records<br>511 West Second North St.<br>Administrative Building, 2nd floor<br>Morristown, TN 37814<br>Phone: 1-423-586-1993
[httphttps://www.hamblencountygovernmentcourtreference.uscom/county_commissioncourts/chancery_court_clerk_and_master.cfm 13894/hamblen-county-chancery-court '''Hamblen County Chancery Court Clerk''']<br>Probate records<br>511 West Second North St.<br>Morristown, TN 37814<br>Phone: 1-423-586-9112
[httphttps://www.hamblencountygovernmentcourtreference.uscom/county_commissioncourts/circuit_court_and_general_sessions_court.cfm 13892/hamblen-county-circuit-court '''Hamblen County Circuit Court Clerk''']<br>Court records<br>Hamblen County Justice Center<br>510 Allison St.<br>Morristown, TN 37814<br>Phone: 1-423-586-5640
[httphttps://www.hamblencountygovernmentdeeds.uscom/county_commissionrecorder/tennessee/hamblen/register_of_deeds.cfm '''Hamblen County Register of Deeds''']'''<br>'''Land records<br>511 West Second North St.<br>Administrative Building, 3rd floor<br>Phone: 1-423-586-2505
'''Hours''':<br>Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.<br>Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
== History ==
[[Image:{{StateofFranklin}}]]
East Tennessee county established in 1870. From 1784 to 1788, this land was claimed by the abortive, and short-lived [[State of Franklin|State of Franklin]].
== Resources ==
 
[[Image:Tnhamblen.png|thumb|200px]]
==== Getting Started ====
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Tennessee Cemeteries|Tennessee Cemeteries]] for more information.
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''Additional Cemetery Resources''
 
*[http://tennessee.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery.cfm Tennessee Cemeteries] Hometown Locator
==== Census ====
==== Maps ====
 
{{TN Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{TN Hamblen County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/tennessee/ Maps of Tennessee (1777-1985)]
==== Taxation ====
The original Hamblen County Tax Books 1877-1889 (gaps) are held at the County Courthouse. In the 1970s, the&nbsp;[[Tennessee_State_Library_and_Archives|TSLA] ]microfilmed these records. A copy of their film is also available at the Family History Library: {{FHL|202775|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Film 969637}}.
The following Hamblen County tax resources have been abstracted:<ref>The Heritage Quest Online version of [http://heritagequestonline.com PERSI] aided in the compilation of this list.</ref>
*'''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 $
*'''1871 - 1895''' - Hamblen County Marriage Index 1871-1895 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>
*'''1780 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1169 Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
==== Family History Centers ====
{{FamilySearch Family History Centers Intro}} *[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Morristown Tennessee Family History Center]]<br>6301 Hiawatha Rd<br>Morristown, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States<br>Telephone: 423-586-0901<br>Hours: Wed 6pm-8:30pm;<br>
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