Perry County, Tennessee Records
Perry County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on November 14, 1819 from Hickman County and Humpherys County. This Perry County was named in honor of U.S. naval officer and War of 1812 hero Oliver Hazard Perry (1785–1819).
Perry County Cities and Towns include Linden, Lobelville .
A Map of Perry County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Perry County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Perry County, TN Courthouse
The Perry County Courthouse is located in Linden, 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 Perry 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 Perry County courthouse in 1863 and 1928.
- Perry County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1865 and Probate Records from 1863.
- Perry County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1844.
- Perry County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1854 , Circuit Court Minutes from 1834 and County Court Minutes 1865.
- Perry County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1837, 1861, 1873-1878, 1880-1884, 1889, 1890, 1893, 1898-1900 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.
- Perry 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).
Perry 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
Perry 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
Perry County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Perry County Historical Society
- Lobelville Library, Seventh Street, PO Box 305, Lobelville, TN 37097 931-593-3111
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Perry County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Perry County
Perry County, Tennessee External Links
- Tennessee Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Perry County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Perry County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Perry County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Perry Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Perry County History and Culture
- Perry County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Perry Co. TNGenweb
- Perry County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Perry Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Perry County, Tennessee Military Records