Rhea County, Tennessee County Court Minutes April 1876- August 1881 (Volume 1)


The county court minutes of any county contain the day to day happenings within the area. The court handles all of the little mundane events going on in the area, like land transfers, estate settlements, establishing of wills, divorces in the early days, orphan records, road orders and countless other items of interest to the genealogist.

Example from this volume:

October 7th 1879 - Wm. Morgan allowed $5 for use of Mrs. Montgomery, a poor old woman.
W. R. Henry allowed $6 for indexing the Marriage Records
J. D. Morgan, Trustee, released from Poll Tax of John Suttles for 1878.
W. R. Henry allowed $2 for use of tools on Public roads. Etc., etc.


Rhea County Historical and Genealogical Society


1997, paper, 111 pp.

ISBN: 9780788488924