Bledsoe County, Tennessee
Bledsoe County, Tennessee Facts
When was Bledsoe County, TN Created?
Bledsoe County was founded on November 1807 from Roane County and Indian Lands.
What is the County Seat of Bledsoe County, TN?
What counties are adjacent to Bledsoe County, TN?
Bledsoe County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Bledsoe County Courthouse?
The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bledsoe county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county. 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
- Address: P.O. Box 149, Pikeville, TN 37367
- Phone: (423) 447-2137
- Marriage Records: 1908
- Probate Records: 1883
- Bledsoe County Register of Deeds
- Address: P.O. Box 385, Pikeville, TN 37367
- Phone: (423) 447-2020
- Land & Deed Records: 1808
- Bledsoe County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: P.O. Box 455, Pikeville, TN 37367-0455
- Phone: 423-447-6488
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1836
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1845
- County Court Minutes: 1841
- Bledsoe County Property Assessor
- Tax Records:1837-1839, 1861, 1888, 1889
Where can find Bledsoe County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bledsoe County vital records can be found at the Tennessee Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has copies for copies of birth certificates, marriage licenses and divorce decrees. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Tennessee for current fees and application process.
Marriage license records are available from the county clerk who issued the marriage license. Court divorce orders may be obtained from the clerk of the court that granted the divorce.
You can search online for Bledsoe County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Tennessee Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificates to mail.
What Bledsoe County, TN census records are available?
Bledsoe Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bledsoe Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bledsoe Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bledsoe County, TN?
A list of Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
Bledsoe County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Bledsoe County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Bledsoe County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Bledsoe County
- Bledsoe County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Bledsoe County (tn.gov) The purpose of these fact sheets is to help determine what sources are available for genealogical research about the people and places in Bledsoe County. Although this is by no means an exhaustive list of all the possible places one might search, it does cover the major publications and microfilms available at TSLA on the Bledsoe County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Bledsoe County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Bledsoe County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is merely a collection which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to suggest your own most popular Bledsoe County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
The following are links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Bledsoe County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is just a list that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own favorite genealogy or family history related sites.