County, Tennessee Genealogy
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Note: this website is not affiliated with official County Archives
department, or the private, local Historical Society, but proudly supports them.
Stewart County is located in Middle Tennessee,
one of the state's three "grand divisions". It is bordered on the
north by Trigg Co., KY
and Christian Co., KY,
on the east by Montgomery Co.,
TN, on the south by Houston
Co., TN and Benton Co., TN,
and on the west by Henry Co., TN
and Calloway Co., KY
Published December 4, 1997................... Last
Update – November 25, 2015
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Stewart County, TN, Genealogy web page is part of the TNGenWeb Project
space devoted to announcements of upcoming family reunions.
Got one? Let us know!
I'm Stew, and I have been adopted by the Stewart County coordinators. I host
my own page, dedicated to the research efforts of children interested in
genealogy and history of Stewart County! It also features children of
yesteryear in Stewart Co.
VISIT STEW'S PAGE!
Stewart County History
Stewart County Ancestors
Stewart County Meetin Place
Marty Cossey's blog for making contact with
fellow Stewart County researchers. Family names include Hicks, Manning,
Stalls, Sills, Page, Sexton, Smith and Baggett.
Stewart County Genealogy
Debbie's place for discussing Stewart County families. Her main lines are
Shaw, Fox, Chadwick, Sutherland.
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County Queries (2009)
Archived County Queries (2008)
Archived County Queries (2007)
Archived County Queries (2006)
Archived County Queries (2005)
Archived County Queries (2004)
Archived County Queries (2003)
Archived County Queries (2002)
Archived County Queries (July 2001-December 2001)
Archived County Queries (January 2001-June 2001)
Archived County Queries (January 2000-December
Archived County Queries (July 1999-December 1999)
Archived County Queries (December 1998-June 1999)
Archived County Queries (July 1998-December 1998)
Archived County Queries (Dec. 1997-June 1998)
Archived County Queries (1996)
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You may also want to browse the Message
board for Stewart County
(not a part of this web site, but another place to post queries)
Biographies (published 1886)
A & B
Research Resources for Stewart County Ancestors:
Settlers & Biographies
(Sharing and information about
the Stewart area, locations, history, families by the late Ira Bell, native
of the area)
Hog Killing Group, c. 1900
1906 Church Group to Identify?
1910's Group to Identify?
Antioch School, 1922
Antioch School Abt. 1923
Bear Spring School,
Bear Spring School, 1935
Bear Spring School
8th grade class
Big Rock High School basketball team, 1936
Big Rock High School 1938 Senior Class
Bumpus Mills flood, 1933
Bumpus Mills High School 4-H Club,
Carlisle School 1900-1901
Center Point School, ca. 1937
Chestnut Grove School, ca. 1928
Cumberland City Academy, 1907-08
Desmond Hargis Birthday Group, Bumpus Mills,
Lineport Masonic Lodge, ca. 1900
Model School Abt. 1915
Model School Abt. 1918
Mount View School Abt. 1922-1923
New Haven School, 1913
Pine Bluff School 1906-1907; 1910-1912
Antioch School, 1905 – see Feltner Photo Archive - Schools
Sayings, Folk Remedies, Etc. of the Area
The Tales They Told...: Stories
and folklore about Stewart County and the people who called it home shared
by their descendents.
contributed by subscribers Folk
Medicine by B.W. Dortch
They Lived....pj Thompson Shares...
Sit in the Swing Under The Shade Tree and Let Me Tell You Of Days Gone
Hog Killing Day ...... Making From Scratch: Woodstove Recipes ..... Making Do: Old Time Household Recipes &
Remedies ....Wash Day ... Laying a Corpse...Patsy and Paula Saga...More
to come! ...About the author: Meet pj
Stewart County Research
|Stewart County Genealogy Research Guide
A guide showing which records were created in the courthouse, which have survived, and where to find them.
Stewart County Public
link to the Library's official web site
here for Research
Listings, Cemetery Atlas, Bible Records, Census Records, 1840 Pensioners
from the American Revolution, Churches, Court Records, Deeds, Letters,
Marriage Records, Obituaries, Post Offices, School history, Soldiers, Tax
Lists, Undertaker Records, Wills
from the Stewart County Archives:
Stewart County, Tennessee Abstracts of Settlements, Wills and Bonds, 1804-1896
Stewart County, Tennessee Census Records, 1820-1860
Stewart County, Tennessee Circuit Court Minutes, Vol. 1 & 1A, 1821 - 1831
Stewart County, Tennessee County Court Minutes, 1804-1812
Stewart County, Tennessee County Court Minutes, 1813-1819
Stewart County, Tennessee County Court Minutes, 1819-1828
Stewart County, Tennessee County Court Minutes, 1828-1831
Stewart County, Tennessee Deed Book Indexes, 1786-1884
Stewart County, Tennessee Marriages Revisited, 1804-1881
Stewart County, Tennessee, Tax Lists 1804-1840
Stewart County, Tennessee, Tax Lists 1841-1866
sale from the author:
Times Not Forgotten: A Pictorial History of the Lost Communities in
Land Between the Lakes"
Norma L. Loeffler
Price: $30.00, available from the author.
sale at the Stewart
County Public Library and the Houston County
1838-1871, Marriage Licenses Applied For, Stewart County Tennessee,
published by Friends of the Library, Houston County, TN
Price for the book: $10 ($8.00 + $2.00 shipping, checks payable to Friends
of the Library).
for sale, FROM THE HILLS AND HOLLOWS: A CHRONICLE OF SMITH AND WILSON
FAMILIES IN STEWART AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES OF TENNESSEE
BY JAMES MEREDITH SMITH, (c) 2007, hardback, $45.00
orders for either book to:
Stewart County Public Library
102 Natcor Drive
Dover, TN 37058-3524
from Simmons Genealogy Books:
Births and Deaths 1881-1910
Census 1820 and 1830
County Court Minutes Vol. 1 - 1804-1807
County Court Minutes Vol. 2 - 1808-1811
County Court Minutes Vol. 3 - 1812-1814
Deed Books Vol. 1 - 1791-1806
Deed Books Vol. 2 - 1803-1814
Deed Books Vol. 3 - 1813-1817
Deed Books Vol. 4 - 1817-1819
Marriage Records Vol. 1 - 1838-1848
Marriage Records Vol. 2 - 1849-1866
Marriage Records Vol. 3 - 1865-1881
Marriage Records Vol. 4 - 1882-1894
Marriage Records Vol. 5 - 1908-1915
our friends across the border in Trigg County:
of Cadiz and Trigg County, Kentucky
compiled by David Sumner, Kim Fortner, Pam Metts
& Charles Morris.
purchase your copy send $30 plus $5 shipping ($3 shipping each additional
Trigg County Public Library
Attn: Kim Fortner or Pam Metts
244 Main St.
Cadiz, KY 42211
residents - come by the John L. Street
Library in Cadiz and see Kim or Pam, Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM
book, 450+ pages Contains over 400 Trigg Co. cemetery listings
cemeteries never before recorded
directions to each cemetery
This book does NOT contain Trigg Co. cemeteries located in LBL /
Between the Rivers.
you have questions about HOW to do Stewart County research? WHERE to find
information? How to decipher what you DO find? Then click on the Ask Jim
link above, and send your question in to someone who's been around the
courthouse a few times.
NOTE: This page is about general research, not specific persons. If you
want to ask about specific people, please post a query.
Looking for volunteer transcribers! If you have public records you want on the
site and are willing to either furnish copies of the records or transcribe,
Stewart County Bulletin Board
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e-mail your County Coordinators if you have questions
or would like to contribute to the site.
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