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GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY

 
Genealogy Resources @ the Library
 
The library's genealogy and local history collection contains family histories, cemetery records, military rosters, marriage reacords, census indexes, local history, and information on surrounding states. The library also contains a large microfilm collection.  
 
 
 
MICROFILM RECORDS
 
NEWSPAPERS
 
The Covington Leader
Miscellaneous 1838-1919
Complete 1920-2007
 
The Commercial Appeal
July 1894-1919
 
Randolph Recorder
1834-1836
 
Covington Tipton Weekly Records
1875-1890
 
 
CENSUS RECORDS
 
Tipton County Census
1840-1880 & 1900 - 1930
 
Industry 1850
 
Agriculture 1850-1870
 
Slave Schedules 1850, 1860
 
Miscellaneous counties of North Carolina, South Carolina, & Mississippi
 
 
OTHER RECORDS
 
Deeds & Trust Deeds
Marriage Records
Military Records
Tipton County Circuit Court Minutes
Tipton County Chancery Court Minutes
Birth & Death Index
Bible Records
Tipton County Clerk Minutes
Tax Books
Tipton County Wills
Tipton County Probate Minutes
 
 
 
 
The Peter Fyfe Room
 
The Peter Fyfe room contains the library's genealogy and local history collection. 
 
Peter Fyfe's arrowhead collection is also on display for the public.
 
 
   
 
   
Click the image for a larger view
 
 
 
Genealogy Resource Links
 
Heritage Quest is available FREE of charge
 
 
Username: 3H427VMDVN
Password: welcome
 
 
 
COVINGTON LEADER INDEX
 
 
WEST TENNESSEE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 
 
TNGENWEB
 
 
SHELBY COUNTY, TN REGISTER OF DEEDS
(Includes information on Tipton County)
 
 
 
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