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*[https://secure.hamiltontn.gov/cclerk/marriagelicense_reports/marriagelicense/marriagemain.aspx Hamilton County Clerk] marriages since 1857; court minutes from 1857; tax books from 1836.<ref name="TSLAHamCo">[http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/history/county/facthamilton.htm Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Tennessee Counties: Hamilton County] in ''Tennessee Department of State: Tennessee State Library and Archives'' (accessed 21 February 2014).</ref> <ref>[http://www.countyclerkanytime.com/ Hamilton County Clerk] in ''Hamilton County, Tennessee'' (accessed 21 February 2014).</ref>
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*[https://secure.hamiltontn.gov/cclerk/marriagelicense_reports/marriagelicense/marriagemain.aspx Hamilton County Clerk] marriages since 1857; court minutes from 1857; tax books from 1836.<ref name="TSLAHamCo">[http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/history/county/facthamilton.htm Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Tennessee Counties: Hamilton County] in ''Tennessee Department of State: Tennessee State Library and Archives'' (accessed 21 February 2014).</ref> <ref>[http://www.countyclerkanytime.com/ Hamilton County Clerk] in ''Hamilton County, Tennessee'' (accessed 21 February 2014).</ref>  
*[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/register/ Hamilton County Register of Deeds] deed index from 1799<ref name="TSLAHamCo" /><br>  
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*[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/register/ Hamilton County Register of Deeds] deeds and index from 1799.<ref name="TSLAHamCo" /><br>  
*[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/Courts/Chancery/ Hamilton County Chancery Court] wills from 1862<ref name="TSLAHamCo" /><br>  
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*[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/Courts/Chancery/ Hamilton County Chancery Court] wills from 1862.<ref name="TSLAHamCo" /><br>  
*[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/courts/circuitclerk/ Hamilton County Circuit Court Clerk] circuit court minutes from 1860<ref name="TSLAHamCo" /> <ref>[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/courts/circuitclerk/ Hamilton County Circuit Court Clerk] in ''Hamilton County, Tennessee'' (accessed 21 February 2014).</ref><br>
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*[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/courts/circuitclerk/ Hamilton County Circuit Court Clerk] circuit court minutes from 1860.<ref name="TSLAHamCo" /> <ref>[http://www.hamiltontn.gov/courts/circuitclerk/ Hamilton County Circuit Court Clerk] in ''Hamilton County, Tennessee'' (accessed 21 February 2014).</ref><br>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:23, 21 February 2014

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Chattanooga Public Library Downtown
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  localhistory@lib.chattanooga.gov

Address:[1]

1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Telephone:[1]  423-757-5310

Hours:[1]  Mondays-Thursdays 9a.m.-8p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays 9a.m.-6p.m.; closed Sundays

Map and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Includes the Upper South's largest family folder collection which is heavy on North Carolina.[2]  Internet genealogy databases, censuses, newspapers, obituary index, county records, 30,000 books, manuscripts, and genealogical periodicals.[3]

Tips

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Guides

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Chattanooga Public Library Downtown, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives at Atlanta records of federal agencies and courts for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, censuses, ships lists, naturalizations, Indian records, and military records.[4]
  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, African Americans, vital records,censuses, county records, tax lists, local histories, school censuses, manuscripts, military records, Native Americans, newspapers, obituary lists, maps, state agency records, petitions, Tennessee postcards, city directories, prison inmates, and TN county historians.[5]

Similar Collections

  • Knox County Public Library, Knoxville, has the best index to North Carolina families,[2]  Internet genealogy databases, 75,000 books, genealogies, First Families of Tennessee, manuscripts, censuses, state and local government records, newspapers, Knoxville city directories, maps, and photos.[6]  In the same building:
  • East Tennessee Historical Society has for over 175 years recorded stories, collected artifacts, and educated visitors with lectures, and publications such as First Families of Tennessee, and the new Civil War Families of Tennessee. The original submission files for First Families of Tennessee and surname files are accessible to the public.[7]
  • Knox County Archives since 1792 collects history and county government records such as marriages, divorces, deeds, probates, County-Chancery-Circuit-Criminal-Juvenile-Superior court, tax, and school records, and online databases.[8]

Neighboring Collections



Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Contact Us in Chattanooga Public Library (accessed 18 February 2014).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 85. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  3. Local History and Genealogy Department in Chattanooga Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  4. Checklist of Records Available for Research into Family History at NARA's Southeast Region in National Archives (accessed 13 February 2014).
  5. Research and Collections in Tennessee Archives and Libraries (accessed 23 May 2010).
  6. Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knox County Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  7. First Families of Tennessee in East Tennessee Historical Society (accessed 20 February 2014).
  8. Knox County Archives in East Tennessee Historical Society (accessed 20 February 2014).
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Tennessee Counties: Hamilton County in Tennessee Department of State: Tennessee State Library and Archives (accessed 21 February 2014).
  10. Hamilton County Clerk in Hamilton County, Tennessee (accessed 21 February 2014).
  11. Hamilton County Circuit Court Clerk in Hamilton County, Tennessee (accessed 21 February 2014).
  12. Home in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee (accessed 20 February 2014).
  13. 13.0 13.1 Dollarhide and Bremer, 105.
  14. Home in Historical Foundation of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (accessed 20 February 2014).
  15. Tennessee Conference, United Methodist Church Archives Depository and History Library in Society of Tennessee Archivists (20 February 2014)
  16. Information in Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives (accessed 20 February 2014).
  17. Genealogy in Tennessee Department of Health (accessed 20 February 2014).
  18. Research and Collections in Tennessee Historical Society (accessed 20 February 2014).
  19. Library Resources in Tennessee Genealogical Society (accessed 20 February 2014).
  20. Types of Government Records in State Archives of North Carolina (accessed 20 February 2014).
  21. The Genealogy Center: A Tradition of Excellence in Genealogy Center - Allen County Public Library (accessed 19 February 2014).
  22. Collections in Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research (accessed 19 February 2014).
  23. Dollarhide and Bremer, 113.
  24. Genealogy in Virginia Department of Health (accessed 4 January 2014).
  25. The Tina Brayton Collection in Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (accessed 3 January 2014).