LAUDERDALE COUNTY, TENNESSEE MINUTE BOOK
Volume A 1836-1844

WPA Records
212 Pages, 8.5"x11", Index, Perfect Bound, Transcribed by the WPA Workers in 1936,
Reprinted by Mountain Press, TN-0596, $25.00

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Lauderdale County, located in west Tennessee was created 1935 from Dyer, Tipton and Haywood Counties and named for Colonel James Lauderdale who fell at the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. This minute book is the proceedings of the county court in the day to day running of the county and the various items of business. A variety of different records are found here that will be of interest to the genealogist.

Example from this volume:

September 6, 1836 - This day Levina Linnville came into court and pray the court that Pleasant G. Davenport be appointed her guardian which granted he having entered into bond conditioned and payable as the law directs.
Isaac D. Maxwell records his stock mark (to wit) crop of the left ear and under bit in the right ear.

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

BALDERSON, BARFIELD, BARNES, BESWELL, BLACKWELL, BOSWELL, BRADEN, BRADFORD, BYRN

CAMPBELL, CARIGAN, CHAMBERS, CHANDLER, CHECK, CHILDRESS, COACHMAN, COLEMAN, CONDRAY, CRITCHFIELD

DEASON, DIAL, DODD, DUNAVANT

FISHER, FITZPATRICK, FULLEN

GILLILAND, GIVIN, GOODMAN, GUILFORD

HAZELWOOD, HEARRING, HINTON, HUTCHESON

JETT, JONES, JORDAN

KEETON, KELLER

LAKE, LAND, LEDBETTER, LEE, LOVELACE, LUSK

MAXWELL, MEADOWS, MOORE, MOREHEAD, MORRIS

PATE, PERKINS, PITTS, POPE, PORTERS, POSEY, PRICE

RICE, RICHARDSON, ROBERSON, RUSSELL, RUTHERFORD

SALESBURY, SANDERS, SIMMONS, SMITH, STEELE, STONE, SUMERO

TAYLOR, TAYLORS, THOMPSON

VASSOR, VICKERY

WALKER, WALPOLE, WARDLOW, WHITSON, WILLIAMS, WOOD

YOUNG

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