Between 1820 and 1845 Perry County included most of the area which is now Decatur County, Tennessee. Many families which appear in early Perry County records lived west of the Tennessee River. Some of these families may be found on a separate Family Page for Decatur County. Families commonly found in early Perry County records which are mostly or entirely on the west side of the river include, but are not limited to, Brasher (Brashear), Derryberry, Finch, Fisher, Graham, Hensley, Houston, Roberts, Rushing, Vice/Vise, White.
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