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Cheatham County, Tennessee
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Cheatham County, Tennessee Facts
When was Cheatham County, TN Created?
Cheatham County was founded on February 28, 1856 from Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery and Roberson.
What is the County Seat of Cheatham County, TN?
The County Seat of government is located in Ashland City also, the county government website is www.cheathamcountytn.gov .
What counties are adjacent to Cheatham County, TN?
Bordering counties are Robertson County, Davidson County, Wilson County, Dickson County and Montgomery County .
Cheatham County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Cheatham County Courthouse?
The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Cheatham County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.
- Cheatham County Clerk
- Address: 264 South Main Street, Suite 108, Ashland City, TN 37015
- Phone: 615-792-5179
- Marriage Records: 1856
- Probate Records: 1856
- Cheatham County Register of Deeds
- Address: 264 South Main Street, Suite 109, Ashland City, TN 37015
- Phone: (615) 792-4317
- Land & Deed Records: 1856
- Cheatham County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: Criminal Justice Center 100 Public Square, Room 225, Ashland City, TN 37015
- Phone: 615-792-3272
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1857
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1877
- County Court Minutes: 1856
Where can find Cheatham County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Cheatham 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 Cheatham 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 Cheatham County, TN census records are available?
Federal Population Schedules for Cheatham County can be found for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Cheatham Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cheatham Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cheatham 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 Cheatham County, TN?
- Cheatham County Historical And Genealogical Association, P. O. Box 703 , 233 N. Vine Street, Ashland City 37015, Phone 615-792-3623
- Cheatham County Public Library, 188 County Services Drive, Suite 200, Ashland City, TN 37015 615-792-4828
Cheatham County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Cheatham County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Cheatham County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Cheatham County
- Cheatham County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Cheatham 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 Cheatham 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 Cheatham County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Cheatham County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Cheatham 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 Cheatham County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
Cheatham Co. TN Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Tennessee Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Tennessee historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 – 1929 ) (genealogybank.com) Rapidly find names and key phrases in over 450 million content articles, obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements as well as other items written in over 2,800 old U.S. newspapers. Brand new articles and other content added every month!
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City (.state.tn.us)
- Cheatham County, Tennessee Books (amazon.com)
- Search Tennessee Obituaries (1990 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Cheatham Co. TN Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- Tennessee Vital Records Research Guide
- Order Hard Copies of Vital Records (archives.com)
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Cheatham Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search (assessment.state.tn.us)
- Cheatham County Records on Microfilm (tennessee.gov) – Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Cheatham County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan (tennessee.gov)
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Cheatham Co. TN Census Records
- Tennessee Census Records Research Guide
- Cheatham County, TN Census Records Links
- Cheatham County, TN Census QuickFacts
Cheatham Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Cheatham Co., Tennessee Graves (findagrave.com)
- Cheatham County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Cheatham Co., Tennessee Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Cheatham Co., Tennessee Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Cheatham County, Tennessee Church Books (amazon.com)
Cheatham Co. TN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- 1911 Who’s Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseans – (tngenweb.org)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Cheatham Co. TN General and History Websites
- Cheatham County Tennessee (genealogytrails.com)
- Cheatham County History and Culture (tennesseeencyclopedia.net)
- Cheatham County, Tennessee Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Cheatham County, Tennessee Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Cheatham Co. TN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Cheatham County – American History and Genealogy Project (usgennet.org)
- Cheatham County, Tennessee (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Tennessee – Counties – Cheatham (cyndislist.com)
- Cheatham Co. TNGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Cheatham County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Cheatham Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Cheatham Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Tennessee Links and Information
- Cheatham Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- 1895 Cheatham County Map (livgenmi.com)
Cheatham Co. TN Military Records
- Tennessee Military Records Research Guide
- Tennessee Military Records (Fold3.com) delivers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Tennessee both women and men that served. Great for Cheatham County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.