Claiborne County TN Resources Information

Free Forms

  1. Census Forms - Allows you to read column headings and record information from the US Census.
  2. Research Calendar - Gives an account of every record source you have searched.
  3. Ancestral Chart - Allows you to record the ancestors from whom you directly descend.
  4. Research Extract - Summarizes information which may be time-consuming or difficult to reread quickly.
  5. Correspondence Record - Helps you keep track of those with whom you have corresponded.
  6. Family Group Sheet - Enables you to compile complete, correct and connect families.
  7. Source Summary Form - Provides quick reference to information and sources you have found for a particular family.
  8. Family Tree Software - Top ten.


  1. Tennessee State Library and Archives - 403 Seventh Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243-0312 or Phone: 615-741-2764 or Fax: 615-741-6471
  2. Claiborne County Public Library


  1. Claiborne County, Tennessee Message Board!
  2. Claiborne County, Tennessee Mailing List!


  1. County Clerk - has marriage records from 1838.Send correspondence to: Courthouse, 1740 Main Street, #201, PO Box 34, Tazewell, TN 37879-34, or phone 423-626-3334
  2. Register of Deeds - has land records from 1801. Send correspondence to: Courthouse, PO Box 173, Tazewell, TN 37879-0173, or phone 423-626-3283
  3. Circuit Court Clerk - has court records from 1801 and probate records from 1837. Send correspondence to: Courthouse, PO Box 173, Tazewell, TN 37879-0173, or phone 423-626-3283
  4. Vital Records - A place to order vital records online. Birth and death records from January 1914
  5. Tennessee Department of Health: Vital Records Department - Central Services Building, 1st Floor, 421 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37247-0450 or 615-741-1763 or Fax: 615-726-2559. They have birth records from January 1914, Death, Marriage and Divorce for the last 50 years. After that time, the records are sent to the Tennessee State Library and Archives for public access and family research.
  6. Tennessee Department of Health Vital Records


  1. Claiborne County Historical and Genealogical Society - P.O. Box 32, Tazewell, Tennessee 37879, Telephone (423) 626-0500
  2. Tennessee Genealogical Society - 9114 Davies Plantation Rd, Brunswick, TN 38014 or 901-381-1447. The TGS was founded in 1952 and chartered by the state in 1954. The society is presently located on the historic Davies Plantation at Brunswick, TN, near Memphis, with headquarters in the Davieshire Library.
  3. Tennessee Historical Society - 300 Capitol Blvd, War Memoria Building, Nashville, TN 37243 or 615-741-8934
  4. East Tennessee Historical Society

Legacy Site

County Coordinator
Darlene Anderson