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Giles County, Tennessee
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Giles County, Tennessee Facts
When was Giles County, TN Created?
Giles County was founded on November 14, 1809 from Maury County and land once part of North Carolina.
What is the County Seat of Giles County, TN?
The County Seat of government is located in Pulaski also, the county government website is www.gilescounty-tn.us .
What counties are adjacent to Giles County, TN?
Bordering counties are Maury County, Marshall County, Lincoln County, Limestone County, AL and Lawrence County .
Giles County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Giles County Courthouse?
The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Giles County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.
- Giles County Clerk
- Address: PO Box 678, Pulaski, TN 38478
- Phone: 931-363-1509
- Marriage Records: 1865
- Probate Records: 1860
- Giles County Register of Deeds
- Address: P.O. Box 678, Pulaski, TN 38478
- Phone: (931) 363-5137
- Land & Deed Records: 1810
- Giles County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: P.O. Box 678, Pulaski, TN 38478-0678
- Phone: 931-363-5311
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1838
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1817
- County Court Minutes: 1810
Where can find Giles County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Giles 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 Giles 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 Giles County, TN census records are available?
Federal Population Schedules for Giles County can be found for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Giles Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Giles Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Giles 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 Giles County, TN?
- Giles County Archives, P.O. Box 678, Pulaski , TN 38478; Phone: (931) 363-8434; They have Old Deeds, Tax Records, and Marriages; many from 1840’s (Loose Records). The office has nothing dated after 1900. Copies cost $0.25 per page, which includes both sides of the page.
- Giles County Historical Society, 122 S. 2nd Street, PO Box 693, Pulaski, TN 38478 931-363-2720
Giles County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Giles County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Giles County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Giles County
- Giles County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Giles 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 Giles 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 Giles County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Giles County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Giles 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 Giles County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
Giles 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)
- Giles County, Tennessee Books (amazon.com)
- Search Tennessee Obituaries (1990 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Giles 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)
Giles Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search (assessment.state.tn.us)
- Giles County Records on Microfilm (tennessee.gov) – Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Giles County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan (tennessee.gov)
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Giles Co. TN Census Records
- Tennessee Census Records Research Guide
- Giles County, TN Census Records Links
- Giles County, TN Census QuickFacts
Giles Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Giles Co., Tennessee Graves (findagrave.com)
- Giles County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Giles Co., Tennessee Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Giles Co., Tennessee Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Giles County, Tennessee Church Books (amazon.com)
Giles 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)
Giles Co. TN General and History Websites
- Giles County Tennessee (genealogytrails.com)
- Giles County History and Culture (tennesseeencyclopedia.net)
- Giles County, Tennessee Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Giles County, Tennessee Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Giles Co. TN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Giles County – American History and Genealogy Project (usgennet.org)
- Giles County, Tennessee (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Tennessee – Counties – Giles (cyndislist.com)
- Giles Co. TNGenweb (tngenweb.org)
- Giles County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Giles Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Giles Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Tennessee Links and Information
- Giles Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- 1895 Giles County Map (livgenmi.com)
Giles 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 Giles County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.