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Sequatchie County

Sequatchie County

Sequatchie County was formed in 1857 from
Hamilton, Marion and Warren counties
(Public Acts of Tennessee 1857-58, Chapter 11).

The county seat is Dunlap.


SELECTED PUBLISHED COUNTY HISTORIES

  • Sequatchie County (Camp, 1984) [name index]*
  • Sequatchie County : A Story of a Place and its People (Camp, 1997) [name index]
  • Sequatchie County : History and Development (Layne,  1969)*
  • Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Pictorial History (1997) [surname index]*

Additional county and community histories can be found at the Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources:  Sequatchie County. The items in the bibliography may not all be available at TSLA.  

 

PUBLISHED LOCAL RECORDS


  • 1880 Census, Sequatchie County, Tennessee (Sistler, 1994) [alphabetical by surname]*
  • Abstracts From Deed Book A, 1858-1875, Sequatchie County, Tennessee (Hobbs & Goins, 1986?) [indexed by name of seller]*
  • Abstracts From Deed Book B, 1875-1883, Sequatchie County, Tennessee (Hobbs & Goins, 1986?) [indexed by name of seller]*
  • Abstracts From Deed Book C, 1883-1887, Sequatchie County, Tennessee (Hobbs & Goins, 1986?) [indexed by name of seller]*
  • Abstracts From Deed Book D, 1887-1890, Sequatchie County, Tennessee (Hobbs & Goins, 1986?) [indexed by name of seller]*
  • Abstracts From Deed Book E, 1890-1897, Sequatchie County, Tennessee (Hobbs & Goins, 1986?) [indexed by name of seller]*
  • Birth Records of Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1881-1938 (Hobbs & Goins, 1988?) [surname index]*
  • Death Records of Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1881-1938 (Hobbs & Goins, 1988?) [name index]*
  • Cemeteries of Sequatchie Valley : Approximately 145 cemeteries, Approximately 7800 graves (Raulston, 19??)
  • Marriage Records, Small Book O, 1858-1874 (WPA, 1939) [name index]
  • Marriage Records of Sequatchie County, Tennessee [5 volumes: vol.1 1858-1897; vol. 2 1897-1911; vol. 3 1911-1922; vol. 4 1922-1936; vol. 5 1936-1962] (Hobbs & Goins, 1986?) [vols. 1-3, name index; vols. 4-5, surname index]*
  • Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Church Minutes, 1868, 1896-1899 (WPA, 1938) [name index]
  • Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Court Minutes, 1858-1874 (WPA, 1936) [name index]
  • Sequatchie County, Tennessee Marriages, 1858-1881 (Douthat, 1982) [surname index]
  • Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Marriages, 1858-1922 (Brown, 1976) [name index]
  • Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Vital Statistics, 1914 through 1925 (Wiefering, 1994) [name index]*
  • Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Wills and Inventories, 1858-1895 (WPA, 1938) [name index]*
  • Sequatchie Valley Bible Records (Douthat, 1985) [surname index]*
  • United States Census, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1860 (Hobbs & Goins, 1986) [name index]*
  • United States Census, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1870 (Hobbs & Goins, 198?) [name index]*
  • United States Census, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1880 (Hobbs & Goins, 1986) [surname index]*
  • United States Census, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1900 (Hobbs & Goins, 1986) [surname index]*
  • United States Census, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1910 (Hobbs & Goins, 1986) [surname index]*
  • United States Census, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 1920 (Hobbs & Goins, 1994) [name index]*

 

LOCAL RECORDS ON MICROFILM 

An inventory of microfilmed Sequatchie County records is available on our web site.  Individual reels of microfilm may also be purchased.     

Earliest records include:

  • marriages from 1858
  • wills from 1858
  • deed index from 1858
  • chancery court minutes from 1869
  • county court minutes from 1858
  • circuit court minutes from 1898
  • tax books from 1861

 

The following reels are available on interlibrary loan from TSLA:

  • Deed Index -- 1858-1968  (#21, 1 reel)*
  • Marriage records -- 1858-1922  (#9, 1 reel)*
  • Wills and settlements -- 1858-1968  (#20, 1 reel)*
  • WPA Records, Sequatchie County  (Record Group #107, Roll 74,  1 reel). Roll includes County Court Minutes (1858-1874),  Wills & Inventories (1858-1895),  Marriage Records (1858-1874) and Dunlap Baptist Church Minutes (undated).*

 

NEWSPAPERS ON MICROFILM 

Newspapers were published in Dunlap.  Scattered early issues are available from 1890, and a complete run begins in 1952.  Microfilms are loaned to Tennessee libraries.  Individual reels may also be purchased.  An Inventory of Newspapers on Microfilm at TSLA is available on our web site.  

 

 

CENSUS RECORDS

  • Census on microfilm for Sequatchie County:  1860-1880, 1900-1930
  • State-wide census index:  1860-1880
  • State-wide census index on microfilm  (Soundex):  1880,  1900-1930
  • Sequatchie County census records in book form:  1860*,  1870*,  1880*,  1900*,  1910*,  1920*

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR SEQUATCHIE COUNTY

 

* Indicates this title may be borrowed on Interlibrary Loan from TSLA.

 

 

Updated December 18, 2009

 

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