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Hamilton County, Tennessee

Hamilton Co. Location

Hamilton County is located in East Tennessee, one of the state's three "grand divisions."
Hamilton County was formed in 1819 from part of Rhea County.

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Census Records

The following links lead to census indexes of these particular years. Only surnames and the page number within the census records are mentioned. Perhaps they will be of some use.

Additionally the 1840 and 1850 census will be transcribed for inclusion on this site.

1830 index | 1830 Census Listing
1840 index | 1840 Census Listing
1850 index | 1850 Census Listing

1851 Census of Cherokees in Hamilton County

The donation of the 1860 Hamilton County, Tennessee, Census images for permanent, free display in the USGenWeb Archives was made possible through the generosity of Hamilton County Tennessee Genealogical Society and the permission of S-K Publications.

1860 Census Images


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Early Pictorial Views

Pictures from Hamilton County area

Hamilton County Cemeteries

Birth Records - 1881
Death Records - 1881

Hamilton County Deeds

Hamilton County Wills

Hamilton County Guide to Church Vital Statistics - 1942 - 311 churches

Hamilton County Marriages - July 9, 1918 - April 18, 1919 - sample listing - 20 of 1000

Map - Chattanooga - pre-Civil War
Map - Chattanooga - 1919

Bonny Oaks School

Current obituaries listed in

Older obituaries listed in Chattanooga newspapers

Chattanooga National Cemetery
More Complete Chattanooga National Cemetery

WWI Vets

Coming sometime

Vital Records - Births - 1879 - 1915
Vital Records - Deaths - 1872 - 1923

These items are long term. Census records will be my main focus for the time being.

Post a Hamilton County Query

Rootsweb's Hamilton County Message Board updated icon 4 May 2015
Hamilton County Query Board

2009 Hamilton County Queries updated 28 Jun 2009

Slightly Older Hamilton County Queries

Archived Hamilton County Queries - 1996 - 2007

Hamilton County Lookups - Volunteers NEEDED

Goodspeed's History of Hamilton County
About the TNGenWeb Project

Hamilton County Research Helps

Join the Hamilton County Mailing List

A list dedicated to finding cousins in Hamilton County.

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SEARCH the ENTIRE Hamilton County site!

This search will allow you to search the contents of all the publicly available WWW documents at this site.
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Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library
Holdings include Census Records, Soundex, Military Records, State and County Records, Obituary Indexes and City Directories and these Hamilton County records.

East Tennessee Historical Society

Links to neighboring counties

Go to Bledsoe County site
Go to Bradley County site
Go to James County site
Go to Marion County site
Go to Meigs County site
Go to Rhea County site
Go to Sequatchie County site

Links to other sites

Tennessee Genealogy page
Tennessee County Selection page
United States Genealogy

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Last updated: 4 May 2015
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