Morgan County, Tennessee Records
Morgan County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on October 15, 1817 from Roane County and Anderson County. This Morgan County was named in honor of American Revolutionary War officer Daniel Morgan (1736–1802).
Morgan County Cities and Towns include Coalfield, Oakdale, Oliver Springs, Petros, Rugby, Sunbright, Wartburg .
A Map of Morgan County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Morgan County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Morgan County, TN Courthouse
The Morgan County Courthouse is located in Wartburg, 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 Morgan 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.
There were fires at the Morgan County courthouse in 1826, 1870 and 1904 destroying sone early records.
- Morgan County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1862 and Probate Records from 1866.
- Morgan County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1818.
- Morgan County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1865, Circuit Court Minutes from 1840 and County Court Minutes 1848.
- Morgan County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1836, 1881-1900 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.
- Morgan 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).
Morgan County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- 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
Morgan 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
Morgan County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Historic Rugby, Inc., 5517 Rugby Highway, PO Box 8, Rugby, TN 37733 423-628-2441
- Wartburg Public Library, (Morgan County Genealogical & Historical Society), 514 Spring Street, PO Box 684, Wartburg, TN 37887 423-346-2479
- Morgan County Genealogical and Historical Society
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Morgan County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Morgan County
Morgan County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Morgan County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Morgan County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Morgan County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Morgan Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Morgan County History and Culture
- Morgan County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Morgan Co. TNGenweb
- Morgan County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Morgan Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Morgan County, Tennessee Military Records