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Dyer County, Tennessee
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Dyer County, Tennessee Facts
When was Dyer County, TN Created?
Dyer County was founded on October 16, 1823 from the Western District.
What is the County Seat of Dyer County, TN?
The County Seat of government is located in Dyersburg also, the county government website is www.co.dyer.tn.us/ .
What counties are adjacent to Dyer County, TN?
Bordering counties are Lake County, Obion County, Gibson County, Crockett County, Lauderdale County, Mississippi County, AR and Pemiscot County, MO .
Dyer County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Dyer County Courthouse?
The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Dyer County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.
- Dyer County Clerk
- Address: 115 W Market Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024
- Phone: 731-286-7814
- Marriage Records: 1860
- Probate Records: 1853
- Dyer County Register of Deeds
- Address: P.O. Box 1360, Dyersburg, TN 38025-1360
- Phone: (731) 286-1360
- Land & Deed Records: 1822
- Dyer County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: P.O. Box 1360, Dyersburg, TN 38024-1360
- Phone: 731-288-7862
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1854
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1863
- County Court Minutes: 1848
Where can find Dyer County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Dyer 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 Dyer 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 Dyer County, TN census records are available?
Federal Population Schedules for Dyer County can be found for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Dyer Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dyer Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dyer 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 Dyer County, TN?
- Dyer County Historical Society, 120B McGaughey Street E., Dyersburg, TN 38024; 731-286-7829
- Dyersburg State Community College, Learning Resources Center, 1510 Lake Road, Dyersburg, TN 38024 731-286-3225
- McIver’s Grant Public Library, 204 N. Mill Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024 731-285-5032
Dyer County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Dyer County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Dyer County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Dyer County
- Dyer County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Dyer 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 Dyer 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 Dyer County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Dyer County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Dyer 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 Dyer County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
Dyer 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)
- Dyer County, Tennessee Books (amazon.com)
- Search Tennessee Obituaries (1990 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Dyer 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)
Dyer Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search (assessment.state.tn.us)
- Dyer County Records on Microfilm (tennessee.gov) – Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Dyer County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan (tennessee.gov)
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Dyer Co. TN Census Records
- Tennessee Census Records Research Guide
- Dyer County, TN Census Records Links
- Dyer County, TN Census QuickFacts
Dyer Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Dyer Co., Tennessee Graves (findagrave.com)
- Dyer County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Dyer Co., Tennessee Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Dyer Co., Tennessee Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Dyer County, Tennessee Church Books (amazon.com)
Dyer 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)
Dyer Co. TN General and History Websites
- Dyer County Tennessee (genealogytrails.com)
- Dyer County History and Culture (tennesseeencyclopedia.net)
- Dyer County, Tennessee Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Dyer County, Tennessee Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Dyer Co. TN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Dyer County – American History and Genealogy Project (usgennet.org)
- Dyer County, Tennessee (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Tennessee – Counties – Dyer (cyndislist.com)
- Dyer Co. TNGenweb (tngenweb.org)
- Dyer County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Dyer Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Dyer Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Tennessee Links and Information
- Dyer Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- 1895 Dyer County Map (livgenmi.com)
Dyer 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 Dyer County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.