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=== Boundary Changes ===
{{TN Boundary Changes Intro|Shelby}}
 *'''24 November 1819:''' Shelby County was established from [[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin]] County. Early records may be found under Hardin County. <ref name="null">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed''. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 643. ({{FHL|1049485|item| disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry].</ref>  |-*'''County seat''': Memphis|
For animated maps illustrating Tennessee county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/tennessee/ "Rotating Formation Tennessee County Boundary Maps"] (1777-1985) may be viewed at the MapofUS.org website.
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=== Populated Places ===
{{TN Populated Places Intro|Shelby}}
'''Additional Information'''<br>
 
Southwest Tennessee county.
 
The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>{{wpd|List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies|List of Counties in Tennessee}} Wikipedia.</ref>
'''''Genealogy'''''<br>
*[http://genforum.com/tn/shelby/ Shelby County, TN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
 
As of August 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Shelby+Tennessee&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search persons born in Shelby, Tennessee] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 30,000 entries. A query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Memphis+Tennessee&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search persons born in Memphis, Tennessee] results in more than 29,000 entries.
*'''1847 - 1851''' - Smith, Jonathan K.T. ''Genealogical Abstracts from Reported Deaths, the Nashville Christian Advocate''. [1847-1914] 10 vols. [Jackson, Tenn.]: J.K.T. Smith, 1997-2003. {{FHL|789366|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Books 976.855/N1 V48s 1847-1851}} ff; digital versions at [http://www.tngenweb.org/records/tn_wide/obits/nca/index.html David Donahue Memorial: Tennessee Records Repository]. Website expands upon the publications and includes deaths from the 1830s, 1840s, 1910s and 1920s. (Largely Methodist?)
 
*The [http://spiny.com/runaway/ Runaway Slave Blog] is a free online resource where runaway slaves listed in pre-1865 West Tennessee newspapers are identified. The runaway ads appeared in several Memphis newspapers.
 
=== Obituaries ===
{{TN Obituaries Intro|Shelby}}
*W.P.A. ''Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee''. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1941. [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/110760-guide-to-public-vital-statistics-in-tennessee?offset=1 FamilySearch Books Online]
*The [http://register.shelby.tn.us/ Shelby County Register of Deeds] a Chancery Court Divorce Index and the Circuit Court Indexes online.
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