Bedford County, Tennessee, Chancery Court Records, 

Volume 1, Part 3, June 1840-December 1848

Catalog number BCT-CHC-5


The Chancery Court Records of Bedford County, Tennessee, Volume 1, Part 3 contains the records of all cases heard in the Chancery Court of Bedford County, Tennessee from June 1840 through December 1848. The records themselves are 402 pages in length. There is a 10 page alphabetical index to cases included in the original volume. In addition, there is a new, modern full index to all names found in this volume and part here. You can review an extract from typewritten transcription of a page of Chancery Court records here. You can review an image of an actual handwritten page of court records here.

Chancery Court Records contain a wealth of information including:

  1. complete lists of heirs of decedents, 
  2. records of the property belonging to estates including lists of debtors to the estate, 
  3. records of the division of property among the heirs of estates,
  4. case records of disputes among heirs concerning the division of property in estates,
  5. considerable detail concerning the property owned by individuals, and 
  6. maps documenting the division of the land of a decedent among the heirs upon order of the court.

All pages can be individually accessed by page number - no need to search through a roll of microfilm to find the page of interest. Pages can be printed directly on almost any  printer attached to your local computer - no need to pay the high copying costs at a library or archives and accept the poor quality prints produced by most microfilm printers. For far less than the cost of a book (such as Chancery Court Records of Bedford County, Tennessee by Timothy R. and Helen C. Marsh) that only abstracts selected portions of these court records you can own a copy of an entire book of  records! For less than the non-refundable $10 fee that is charged by the archives to search for a court record during a given five year period. you can own a copy of the Chancery Court records for a eight year period!

The page images contained in this product were prepared from microfilm published by the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA). This original  microfilm is Roll 27 in Bedford County, Tennessee Record Group at TSLA.

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