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== Quick Dates ==Description ====
The County was named for Thomas J. Hardeman (1788-1854), a veteran of the Creek War and War of 1812 and a prominent figure in the fight for Texas independence. He served as a congressman in the Republic of Texas. The County's civil records start is located in the southwest area of the following years:state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Hardeman, Tennessee" in ''[httphttps://wwwen.worldcatwikipedia.org/titlewiki/guide-to-public-vital-statistics-in-tennessee/oclc Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee]Hardeman_County,_Tennessee''. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey (W.P.A.), 1941; [http:accessed 21 Dec 2018 <//www.tn.gov/tsla/history/county/earlyrecords.htm "Earliest ref>  === Hardeman County Records,"] Tennessee State Library and Archives.</ref> Record Dates===
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hardeman County, Tennessee. Page 638-645 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 637-640.</ref></center>|-| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hardeman County, TennesseeGenealogy#Birth|Birth*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hardeman County, TennesseeGenealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hardeman County, TennesseeGenealogy#Death|Death*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hardeman County, TennesseeGenealogy#CensusCourt Records|CensusCourt]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hardeman County, TennesseeGenealogy#Landand Property Records|Land]]'''Land| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hardeman County, Tennessee Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]] '''| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Hardeman County, TennesseeGenealogy#Probate Census Records|ProbateCensus]]'''|-| width="14.2%" align="center" |1881| width="14.2%" align="center" |1823| width="14.2%" align="center" |1881| width="14.2%" align="center" |1823| width="14.2%" align="center" |1820| width="14.2%" align="center" |1823| width="14.2%" align="center" |1810
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Hardeman-County-Tennessee-Courts.htm Hardeman County Courthouse]<br>100 N Main Street;<br>Bolivar, TN 38008-2322<br>Phone: 901.658.3541<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1823. <br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hardeman County, Tennessee page 640, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libr40ries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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'''Hardeman County Courthouse'''<br>100 N. Main St.<br>Bolivar, TN 38008-2322<br>Phone: 1-731-658-3541
==== Parent County ====
'''1823--'''Hardeman County was&nbsp;created 16 October 1823 from Chickasaw Indian Lands. <br>'''County seat: '''Bolivar<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed''. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 640. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry].</ref>
==== County Pronunciation ====
==== Populated Places ====
{| width=For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://tennessee.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,069,c,hardeman.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "720" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0Hardeman County, Tennessee,"in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardeman_County,_Tennessee, accessed 16 November 2019.</ref> |-| {{FHLPopulated places<!--cities column------------------->|Tennessee%2C+Hardeman%2C+Bolivar|subject|dispcities-col1=Bolivar}} <div>| *[httphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HornsbyBolivar,_Tennessee HornsbyBolivar] | Pocahontas </div>| Sugar Hillcities-col2=<div></div>|cities-col3=<div></div>| Cedar Chapel | Lacy | Poor | Teague<!--towns column------------------->|towns-col1=<div>| Center Point *[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Junction,_Tennessee Grand Junction]| Lisbon *[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hickory_Valley,_Tennessee Hickory Valley]| Porters Creek | *[httphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TooneHornsby,_Tennessee TooneHornsby]|-| Cloverport | Middleburg | Rogers Springs | Van Buren</div>|towns-col2=<div>| Essary Springs | *[httphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middleton,_Tennessee Middleton] | {{FHL|Tennessee%2C+Hardeman%2C+*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saulsbury|subject|disp=,_Tennessee Saulsbury}} ]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silerton,_Tennessee Silerton]| Vildo</div>|towns-col3=<div>| *[httphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_JunctionToone,_Tennessee Grand JunctionToone] | Newcastle | Series | *[httphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whiteville,_Tennessee Whiteville]|</div><!--unincorp column------------------->| Hebron unincorp-col1=<div>| Pine Top *[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Five,_Tennessee Forty Five]| Shandy | </div>|unincorp-col2=<div>| *[httphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hickory_ValleyPocahontas,_Tennessee Hickory ValleyPocahontas] </div>| Piney Grove unincorp-col3=<div>| *[httphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SilertonVan_Buren,_Tennessee SilertonVan Buren] | </div>|}}
==== Neighboring Counties ====
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=45&GScnty=2459&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n memorial Findagrave.com]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|481982|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgicemetery-binbrowse/fg.cgiUSA/Tennessee/Hardeman-County?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=45&CScntyid=2459 county_2459 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://tngenweb.org/hardeman/records-data/ TNGenWeb]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemetery+Hardeman+Tennessee&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Tennessee&county=Hardeman&cemetery_name=A cemetery BillionGraves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/tn/hardeman/cemetery.html TNGenWeb Archives]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=12458&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=84&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
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'''''General'''''
As of August 2010, a query for [httphttps://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Hardeman+Tennessee&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search persons born in Hardeman, Tennessee] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 25,000 entries.
*''Hardeman County Tennessee: Family History''. 2 vols. Paducah, Ky.: Turner Pub. Co., 2001. {{FHL|1542880|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Book 976.828 D2h v. 2}}. [FHL&nbsp;has Vol. 2 only]
*'''Chandler''' - Chandler, Annamae Barber, Philip A. Gowan, and John R. Rossell. ''Discovering Chandler Lines, 1474-1996, in Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1944''. Seattle, Washington: ABChandler, 1996. FHL FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 929.273 C361ch.
*'''Cooper''' - Clark, Richard Charles. ''The History and Family Tree of Stephen Brannan, Thomas T. Cooper, and William Hughes, 1786-1993''. Chino Valley, Arizona:&nbsp;R.C. Clark, 1993. FHL FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 929.273 B735c.
*'''Corley''' - McMaster, Phyllis&nbsp;Olewine and Gerald B. Corley. ''The Descendants of John W. Corley of Hardeman County, Tennessee: Including Allied Family Lines of Carl, Dick, Hudson, McMaster, and Thompson''. Huntington Beach, Calif.: G.B. Corley, 1989. {{FHL|416860|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1278433328698_531" />Book 929.,273 C813mc}}.
*'''Davis''' - ''Wiley Jarrett Davis - Mary Ann Tedford Family Bible Record: Pocahontas-Hardeman County Tennessee''. Typescript. {{FHL|818118|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;FAM&nbsp;HIST&nbsp;Book 929.273 D299wj}}.
*'''Derryberry''' - Williams, John T. ''The John Wesley C. Derryberry Family, ca. 1800-1973''. MSS., microfilmed in 1983. FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Fiche 6019288.
==== Maps ====
 [[Image:Tnhardeman.png{{TN Neighboring Counties Intro|thumb|200px]] county={{TN Hardeman County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/tennessee/ Maps of Tennessee (1777-1985)]
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932378|Tennessee, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index *'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932422|Tennessee, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)*'''1891 - 1965''' - {{RecordSearch|1874474|Tennessee, Confederate Pension Applications, Soldiers and Widows, 1891-1965}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/military/cwrd/main.aspx Civil War Research Database] $
*[httphttps://www.itd.nps.gov/cwsscivilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htmsoldiers.cfm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System]
'''''Regiments.''''' Civil War service men from Hardeman County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Hardeman County.
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1779 – 2008''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9176 Tennessee Wills and Probate Records 1779-2008] at [http://homesearch.ancestry.com / Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1824 - 1861''' - Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. ''Index to Tennessee Wills &amp; Administrations 1779-1861''. Nashville, Tenn. Byron Sistler &amp; Associates, Inc., 1990. {{FHL|615022|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN&nbsp;976.8 P22s}}. Includes an index to this county's probate records.
*'''1824 - 1831''' - ''Hardeman County Will Books Vol. 1-1824-1831.'' Simmons Historical Publications. Digital version at [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=simmons_hardemantnwills_vol1 World Vital Records] ($). Available for purchase at [http://stores.homestead.com/SimmonsHistoricalBook/StoreFront.bok Simmons Historical Publications].
*USGenWeb's Hardman County page has some [http://wwwtngenweb.rootsweb.ancestry.comorg/~tnhardemhardeman/wills_estatesrecords-data/wills_estate.htm wills and estate records].
==== Taxation ====
*'''1895''' - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN&nbsp;- Misc - Taxes Collected [on Businesses] 1895," available [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tn/hardeman/taxlists/taxes1895.txt online], courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
*'''1903''' - Holloway, Charlotte. "Hardeman County TN - Misc - Taxes Collected 1903," available [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tn/hardeman/taxlists/taxes1903.txt online], courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
*'''1924''' - Holloway, Charlotte. "Circuit Court Taxes Sept. 30 1924," available online, courtesy: [http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnhardem/court_reports/circuit_court_taxes_1924.htm RootsWeb]. *'''1924''' - Holloway, Charlotte. "County Tax Hardeman Co., TN. July 3 1924," available online, courtesy: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnhardem/circuit_court/county_tax_1924.htm RootsWeb].
==== Vital Records ====
*'''1869 - 1909''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2282 Tennessee Delayed Birth Records 1869-1909 ] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1881 - 1885''' - Hardeman County Birth Index 1881-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d3/Igitennesseef.pdf.</ref>
*'''1908 - 1912''' - {{RecordSearch|2515873|Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
===== Marriage =====
Marriages were not officially recorded in Hardeman County until 1838, when a law was passed mandating the practice.<ref>Gale Williams Bamman, C.G., "Research in Tennessee," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly,'' Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):105. {{FHL|39597|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 973 B2ng v. 81 (1993)}}</ref> The following publication, based on early newspapers, helps to alleviate this genealogical obstacle:
*'''1625-1966''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=tennessee%2ctn Tennessee, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1794 - 1851''' - Lucas, Silas Emmett. ''Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers 1794-1851''. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1978. {{FHL|10843|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 V2L}}.
*'''1796 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1681022|Tennessee Marriages 1796-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1838 - 1888''' - {{RecordSearch|2559093|Tennessee Civil Marriages, 1838-1888}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1851 - 1900''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4125 Tennessee Marriages 1851-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]— index and images $
===== Death =====
For deaths of Methodists in Hardeman County between the 1830s *'''1874 - 1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1681020|Tennessee Deaths and the 1920s, try searching the following resourcesBurials 1874-1955}} at [https: //familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1847 1908 - 18141958''' - Smith, Jonathan K.T. ''Genealogical Abstracts from Reported Deaths, the Nashville Christian Advocate''. [1847-1914] 10 vols. [Jackson, Tenn.]http: J//search.Kancestry.Tcom/search/db. Smith, 1997-2003. {{FHL|789366|title-id|dispaspx?dbid=FHL US/CAN Books 976.855/N1 V48s 18472376 Tennessee Death Records 1908 -1851}} ff; digital versions 1958 ] at [http://wwwhome.tngenwebancestry.orgcom/records/tn_wide/obits/nca/indexAncestry.html David Donahue Memorial: Tennessee Records Repositorycom]. Website expands upon the publications and includes deaths from the 1830s, 1840s, 1910s — index and 1920s.images $
*'''1874 1914 - 19551966''' - {{RecordSearch|16810201417505|Tennessee Deaths and Burials 1874, 1914-19551966}} at [https://familysearch.org/ search FamilySearch.org] — indexand images
*'''1908 - 1958''' - [httpFor deaths of Methodists in Hardeman County between the 1830s and the 1920s, try searching the following resources://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2376 Tennessee Death Records 1908 - 1958 ] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1914 1847 - 19551814'''- 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. {{RecordSearchFHL|789366|1417505title-id|Tennessee Death Records 1914disp=FHL US/CAN Books 976.855/N1 V48s 1847-19551851}} ff; digital versions at [httpshttp://familysearchwww.tngenweb.org/ FamilySearchrecords/tn_wide/obits/nca/index.orghtml David Donahue Memorial: Tennessee Records Repository] — index . Website expands upon the publications and includes deaths from the 1830s, 1840s, 1910s and images1920s.
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
{{FamilySearch Family History Centers Intro}} *[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
== Web Sites Websites ==
{{Wikipedia|Hardeman County, Tennessee}}
*{{FHL|Tennessee Hardeman|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} (FamilySearch) — The catalog is genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) This catalog is different than the indexed Historical Records.
*[http://www.anrdoezrs.net/qh105mu2-u1HKJNRJOIHJJPJMKJK?sid=familysearchwikiBoards&url=http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.tennessee.counties.hardeman/mb.ashx Hardeman County, TN Family History and Genealogy Message Board] (Ancestry)
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/TN/Hardeman-County.htm Hardeman County TN Genealogy] (LDS Genealogyldsgenealogy.com) *[http://www.rootswebtngenweb.ancestry.comorg/~tnhardemhardeman/ Hardeman County, TNGenWeb] (USGenWeb) *[httphttps://listsmailinglists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/indexlistindexes/usa/TN/misc.html#SWdetails?list_name=sw-TN tn RootsWeb Mailing List: SW-TN-L (Southwest Tennessee List)] *[httphttps://listsmailinglists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/indexlistindexes/usa/TN/hardeman.html details?list_name=tnhardem RootsWeb Mailing List: TNHARDEM-L (Hardeman County, Tennessee List)] *[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/usa/TN/misc.html#WEST-TNCHAT RootsWeb Mailing List: WEST-TNCHAT-L (West Tennessee Chat List)] *[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/usa/TN/misc.html#WESTTN RootsWeb Mailing List: WESTTN-L (West Tennessee List)]
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