Place:Lewis, Tennessee, United States

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Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,161. Its county seat is Hohenwald. Lewis County is named for explorer Meriwether Lewis, who died and was buried at Grinder's Stand near Hohenwald in 1809.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1827 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1844 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1908 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 4,438
1860 2,241
1870 1,986
1880 2,181
1890 2,555
1900 4,455
1910 6,033
1920 5,707
1930 5,258
1940 5,849
1950 6,078
1960 6,269
1970 6,761
1980 9,700
1990 9,247

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Lewis County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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