Lake County TN Genealogy

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Lake County Records by City/Town

Ridgely Genealogy (26)

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Overview of Lake County Records

  • Lake County was created in 1870 from Obion County.
  • Copies of birth records from 1908 to 1920, marriage records from 1818 to 1970, and death records from 1908 to 1970 can be obtained from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
  • Copies of birth records for 1921 and later, marriage records for 1970 and later, and death records for 1971 and later can be obtained from the Tennessee Vital Records Office.
  • The Lake County Clerk has probate records starting in 1870 and marriage records starting in 1883.
  • The Lake County Clerk Chancery and Circuit Court has divorce records.
  • The Lake County Registrar and Tax Assessor have land records starting in 1870.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.