Bledsoe County, Tennessee Records
Bledsoe County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on November 1807 from Roane County and Indian Lands. This Bledsoe County was named in honor of Anthony Bledsoe, Revolutionary War soldier, surveyor, and early settler in Sumner County .Learn More About State of Tennessee History
Bledsoe County Cities and Towns include Pikeville .
A Map of Bledsoe County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Bledsoe County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Bledsoe County, TN Courthouse
The Bledsoe County Courthouse is located in Pikeville, Tennessee. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bledsoe county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
The Courthouse burned December 9, 1909. County Clerk has marriage and probate records from that date forward. Deed books and court records escaped the fire
- Bledsoe County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1908 and Probate Records from 1883.
- Bledsoe County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1808.
- Bledsoe County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1836, Circuit Court Minutes from 1845 and County Court Minutes 1841.
- Bledsoe CCounty Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1837-1839, 1861, 1888, 1889 and are located at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Tax lists can be used to locate families, document historic properties and study community history. Early tax lists generally include all white males over 21 and indicate whether they owned land or slaves.
- Bledsoe County Health Department issues birth certificates and death certificates (deaths which occurred in that county within the past three years, and a few county health departments keep death records for longer periods of time).
Bledsoe County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1800 (part), 1810 (part), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Territory Census: 1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Bledsoe County, Tennessee Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Vital Records
- Birth Records: from January 1914 to present, also for Nashville since June 1881, for Knoxville since July 1881, and for Chattanooga since January 1882
- Marriage, Divorce and Death Records: from the past 50 years to present.
- Locations: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, Tennessee State Library and Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, 1st Floor, Central Services Building, 421 Fifth Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37243; PH: 615-741-1763
Bledsoe County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Bledsoe County Public Library
- Bledsoe County Historical & Genealogical Society
- Bledsoe's Lick Historical Association
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Bledsoe County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Bledsoe County
Bledsoe County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Bledsoe County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Bledsoe County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Bledsoe County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Bledsoe Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Bledsoe County History and Culture
- Bledsoe County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Bledsoe Co. TNGenweb
- Bledsoe County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Bledsoe Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Bledsoe County, Tennessee Military Records