Published Records for Grundy County TN
Census Record Sources
U.S. census, Grundy County, Tennessee.
John F. Schunk.
(editor) (S-K Publications, 1987). A photographic copy of the
with a surname index added. This version of the 1850 census
is useful because
you can see the original handwriting of the census taker.
States census, Grundy County, Tennessee, 1850.
Norma Hobbs. (Dunlap, Tenn., 1986). A transcription
of each entry
from the 1850 census.
States census, Grundy County, Tennessee, 1860.
Mae K. Wilhelm. (Dunlap, Tenn: Goins & Hobbs
1988?). A transcription of each entry from the 1870 census.
States census, Grundy County, Tennessee, 1870.
Norma Hobbs. (Dunlap, Tenn.: Goins & Hobbs Genealogy
1989?). A transcription of each entry from the 1870 census.
States census, Grundy County, Tennessee, 1880.
Norma Hobbs. (Dunlap, Tenn.: Goins & Hobbs Genealogy Service,
A transcription of each entry from the 1880 census.
States census, Grundy County, Tennessee, 1900.
Mae K. Wilhelm. (Dunlap, Tenn.: Goins & Hobbs
1987?). A transcription of each entry from the 1900 census,
of the detailed information such as month and year of birth, years
number of children, and birth state of parents.
States census, Grundy County, Tennessee, 1910.
Norma Hobbs. (Dunlap, Tenn.: Goins & Hobbs Genealogy
n.d.). A transcription of each entry from the 1900 census,
information similar to 1900 transcription.
County, Tennessee, Special Census Records 1850-1880.
A. Sherrill. (Nashville: privately printed,
1996.) Includes the
agricultural census showing the crops & animals on each farm,
schedules, mortality schedules detailing deaths in the census year, and
industrial schedules describing businesses in the county.
County, Tennessee in the year 1840 : featuring the 1840
census with abstracts of the 1840 court minutes and deeds.
Henley Phillips (J.H. Phillips, 1985.) Includes that portion
County which was cut off into Grundy in 1844.
Cemetery and Death Record Sources
inscriptions of Grundy County, Tennessee.
A. Sherrill. (Euclid, Ohio: privately printed,
1986). A listing of tombstones (including dates,
etc.) Grundy County's
67 public and private cemeteries, with a surname index. In
cemeteries, only stones with death dates prior to 1950 are listed.
guide to the City Cemetery. Ladies
(Tracy City, Tenn., ca. 1995). A listing of graves in the Tracy City
including dates and other information from the tombstones.
but indicating the section and lot where the grave is located.
certificates of Grundy County, Tennessee ... including death
certificates 1908-1925 and selected newspaper death notices 1893-1914.
Charles A. Sherrill (Cleveland, Tenn.: Southeastern Front,
data on every recorded death in the county 1908-1925.
Provides name, dates
of birth and death, place of birth, parents' names, cause of death,
of burial. Obituaries are scattered because few copies of
newspapers survived. Contains a full name index.
County, Tennessee, records: information taken from the
unfinished W.P.A. records. (Signal Mtn.,
Tenn.: Mountain Press,
ca. 1992). Primarily cemetery records from 19 cemeteries, as
federal workers about 1940. Also contains five pages of
nearly all from the 1930s.
of Grundy County, Tennessee. Mae K.
(1986). Contains newspaper obituaries from the 1980s.
Armfield and Beersheba Springs. Isabel
Springs Historical Society, 1983). Reprinted article from a Tennessee
Quarterly of 1944, including a selected bibliography of sources.
County, 1946-60: a chronology. James L.
editor. (Altamont: Grundy County Herald, 1977).
Wills and Estate Record Sources
County Tennessee wills and estates 1844-1900.
A. Sherrill. (Chattanooga: privately printed, 1986). Although
some of the
will books for Grundy County were apparently destroyed long ago, those
that remain are abstracted here. Also includes settlements,
and guardians ' appointments and other relevant material from will
and other records. Full name index.
Marriage Record Sources
County, Tennessee, marriages 1844 to 1880.
A. Sherrill (Cleveland, Ohio: privately printed,
1984). Abstracts all
the recorded marriages, plus additional information from marriage bonds
and licenses formerly stored in the attic of the Grundy County
(destroyed by fire in 1990). Full name index.
County marriage records 1844-1968 (in 8
John E. Sweeton. (Tullahoma, Tenn., ca. 1990).
These 8 volumes contain
abstracts of all recorded marriages during the period.
Surname index in
County, Tennessee, Earliest Deeds 1852-1867.
A. Sherrill (Nashville: privately printed,
1996). Abstracts of
deeds, slave sales, estate land divisions. Includes early
maps and Altamont
General History and Biography Sources
and biographical record ... of the Cumberland region
of Tennessee (Chicago: Ogle & Co., 1898;
reprinted by Southern
Historical Press, 1980) Includes biographical sketches of
men, as well as many from surrounding counties. The reprint
has an excellent
County by Nicholson, James (Memphis: Memphis State
University Press, 1982). Part of the Tennessee County History
slender volume offers an excellent general history of the
county. You probably
won't find your ancestors listed herein, but you will find a wealth of
information about the place and times they lived in.
'86 history of the Elk River valley (Pelham valley)
of Grundy County, TN. Arlene Bean and
Janelle Coats (compilers)(Manchester,
Tenn.: Beaver Press, 1986). Local history c entering on the
Includes genealogical information on many area families.
days, precious memories: a brief history of the Hixson-Skymont
community. Patricia G. Lane(Knoxville:
senior citizens of Tracy City. (Tracy City:
Grundy County Historical Society, 1990). Interviews conducted by Renice
Curtis for the historical society.
days, Pelham, Tennessee, Grundy County.
Henrietta Bowden Ray (1983). 26 pages of historical
information, most of
this was reprinted in the Bean-Coats book listed above.
colony. David E. Clayton (Swiss-American Historical
Society, 1971?). Historical information about Gruetli,
Tennessee, and its
early Swiss settlers.
Springs: 150 years, 1833-1983: a history and celebration.
Margaret Brown Coppinger (Beersheba Springs Historical Society, 1983)
thanks goes to Charles Sherrill for supplying this list.