US TERRITORY OR
"State of Franklin" (annexed from Washington District of North Carolina), 1784; "Southwest Territory," 1790
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
Tax records from various sources, 1778–1832
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
1810 (Rutherford Co. only), 1820 (eastern counties only), 1830
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
1908 (no statewide records for 1913)
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
Tennessee Office of Vital Records
Central Services Building
421 Fifth Ave. N
Nashville, TN 37247
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