Carter County Court Clerk's
Office Records

The papers and volumes are not arranged in the clerk's office in the order that they appear in this list.  This list was made by placing the records in categories as best as could be determine.

Administrators
Bonds & Letters
Administrators
Settlements
Birth & Death
Records
Clerks Cash
Book
County Court
Records
Delinquent Tax
Records
Executors
Bonds & Letters
Executors
Settlements
Guardian
Bonds & Letters
Guardian
Final Settlements
Guardian
Reports & Bonds
Inventories
of Estates
Marriage Records
Licenses & Bonds
Miscellaneous
Records
Notary
Bonds
Quarterly Minutes
of County Court
Quorum
Minutes
Revenue
Docket
Tax
Records
Wills Books
Wills & Inventories



Administrators Bonds & Letters

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.
 
         Volume Number         Volume Date        
         -------------    --------------------- 
               1          Dec. 1865 - June 1876 (Both are labeled
               1          Aug. 1876 - Oct. 1924  Volume 1)
               2          Oct. 1924 - Apr. 1938
               3          June 1938 - Mar. 1951
               4          Mar. 1951 - Nov. 1959
               5          Nov. 1959 - Apr. 1964
               6          Apr. 1964 - Nov. 1968
               7          Nov. 1968 - May  1973
               8          June 1972 - Feb. 1976
               9          Mar. 1976 - Mar. 1980
              10          Mar. 1980 - July 1985
              11               1985        1991
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Administrators Settlements

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.
 
         Volume Number         Volume Date        
         -------------    --------------------- 
                               1879 - Feb. 1936
               1               1933 -      1957 
               3          Mar. 1957 - Apr. 1969  
               4          Nov. 1967 - Apr. 1978
               5               1975 -      1983
               6          May  1983 -      1995  
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Birth and Death Records

    Note: The birth and death records are administrated by the state.
          There was only a short period of time that these records were 
          administrated at the local level.

         Volume Date     Type
         -----------    ------
         1881 - 1912    Births
         1925 - 1936    Births
         1938 - 1939    Births
         1909 - 1912    Deaths
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Clerks Cash Book

         Volume Number         Volume Date        
         -------------    ---------------------
               1               1929 -      1958
               2               1959 -      1986
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County Court Records

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.  Each date range 
          contains one volume. 

            Volume Date
       ---------------------
            1802 -      1804
       Feb. 1819 - Nov. 1820
            1821 -      1826
            1826 -      1829
            1833 -      1873
            1836 -      1940
            1836 -      1958 (Records of Jury Payments, etc.)
            1841 -      1845
       Oct. 1845 - Jan. 1849   
            1849 -      1866
            1856 -      1863
            1863 -      1869
            1869 -      1876
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Delinquent Tax Records

       District Number    Volume Date        
       ---------------    -----------
             14               1920
             15               1919
             17               1919
             18               1920
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Executors Bond & Letters

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.
 
         Volume Number        Volume Date        
         -------------    ---------------------
               1          Mar. 1878 - June 1954
               2          July 1954 - Feb. 1970
               3          Oct. 1969 - Aug. 1977
               4          Aug. 1977 - Mar. 1985
               5          Mar. 1985 - Apr. 1991
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Executors Settlements

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.  

         Volume Number         Volume Date        
         -------------    ---------------------
                               1879 - Apr. 1946
                          Feb. 1943 - Jan. 1970 
                          Mar. 1970 - Aug. 1978
                          Oct. 1978 - Feb. 1984
               1               1984 -      1994                                         
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Guardian Bonds & Letters

         Volume Number         Volume Date        
         -------------    ---------------------
               1          Nov. 1935 - Mar. 1960
               2          Mar. 1960 - Oct. 1966
               3          Oct. 1966 - Feb. 1976
               4          Feb. 1976 - 
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Guardian Final Settlements

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.
 
         Volume Number         Volume Date        
         -------------    ---------------------
               1               1876 -      1909
               2               1943 -      1980
               3               1980 -      1995
               4          Jan. 1938 - Jul. 1948
               5          Jul. 1948 - Jan. 1959
               6          Jan. 1959 - Apr. 1966
               7          Apr. 1966 - Nov. 1970
               8          Aug. 1971 - Jan. 1980              
               9          Jan. 1980 -      1990
              10               1990 -      1995
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Guardian Reports & Bonds

  
              Volume Date        
         ---------------------
              1854 -      1878
              1879 - Oct. 1942
              1866 -      1896
         June 1894 - Mar. 1903
              1907 -      1935
         Nov. 1935 - June 1954 
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Inventories of Estates

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.

              Volume Date        
         ---------------------
              1839 -      1853
              1851 -      1871
         Nov. 1875 - June 1926
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Marriage Records, Licenses and Bonds

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges. 

       Volume Number         Volume Date
       -------------    ---------------------
      "The 1818 Book"        1797 -      1879
             1          Feb. 1876 - Dec. 1880 
             2          Jan. 1881 - Aug. 1887
                             1881 - May  1881 (found in other section) 
             3          Aug. 1887 - Oct. 1892
             4          Oct. 1892 - Nov. 1896
             5          Dec. 1896 - Sep. 1900
             6          Sep. 1900 - Aug. 1903
             7          Aug. 1903 - July 1906
             8          July 1906 - Mar. 1909
             9          Mar. 1909 - Dec. 1911
            10          Dec. 1911 - Sep. 1914
            11          Sep. 1914 - Aug. 1917
            12          Apr. 1917 - June 1820
            13          June 1920 - Apr. !922
            14          Apr. 1922 - May  1924
            15          Mar. 1924 - Dec. 1925
            16          Dec. 1925 - May  1927
            17          May  1927 - June 1928
            18          June 1928 - Sep. 1929
            19          Sep. 1929 - Aug. 1931
            20          Sep. 1931 - Sep. 1933
            21          Sep. 1933 - Oct. 1935
            22          Oct. 1935 - June 1937
            23          June 1937 - Apr. 1939
            24          Apr. 1939 - June 1940
            25          June 1940 - Apr. 1943
            26          Apr. 1943 - June 1946
            27          June 1946 - Nov. 1948
            28          Nov. 1946 - Nov. 1951
            29          Nov. 1951 - Aug. 1954
            30          Aug. 1954 - Sep. 1957
            31          Sep. 1957 - June 1961
            32          May  1961 - Oct. 1964
            33          Oct. 1964 - Dec, 1967
            34          Dec. 1967 - Jan. 1971  
            35          Jan. 1971 - June 1973
            36          June 1973 - Dec. 1975
            37          Dec. 1917 - June 1978 
            38          June 1978 - Nov. 1980
            39          Nov. 1980 - May  1983
            40          May  1983 - Oct. 1985
            41          Nov. 1985 - Feb. 1988
            42          Feb. 1988 - Jan. 1990
            43          Jan. 1990 - Dec. 1991
            44          Dec. 1991 - Aug. 1993
            45          Aug. 1993 -  
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Miscellaneous Records

    These are the volumes that could not be grouped into one category.
    They are listed by description.  Each listing is contained within
    one volume.

        Volume Descriptions/Contents              Volume Date        
   --------------------------------------    ---------------------
   Assessments - Real Estate, Personal 
       Property and Polls - 1st district                      1926         
   Assessors Bond Book                       Jan. 1900 - May  1905
   Account Book                                   1796 -      1835
   Account Book - Allen & Hendrickson             1890 -      1891
       Roan Mountain, TN
   Account Book - Allen & Hendrickson             1891 -      1893
       Roan Mountain, TN
   Account Book - T. M. Allen,               June 1883 -      1889
       Roan Mountain, TN
   Account Book - T. M. Allen,                    1893-       1899
       Roan Mountain, TN
   Account Book - T. M. Allen & Lon               1892 -      1892
     - Hendrickson, Dealers in General
     - Merchandise, Roan Mountain, TN
   Account Book - Unknown Business,               1921 -      1921
     - Appears to be Store Accounts,
     - Possible in Elizabethton
   Account Book - R. C. Colins, Watauga           1926 -      1929     
       Valley TN
     - S. A. Crumley 
   Accounts of Insolvent Estates             Mar. 1889 - Jan. 1936     
   Administrators & Executors -                   1939 -      1956
       Record of Claims
   Administrators & Executors, Book 2             1966 - Apr. 1971
     - Record of Claims
   Appropriation By County Court                  1856 -      1874
   Appropriation Docket, Vol. 2              Apr. 1896 - Apr. 1902
   Auto Dealers Record                            1968 -      1969
   Beer Tax Receipts                         Nov. 1979 - Jan. 1991
   Beverage Bond                                  1933 -      1939
   Business Tax & Other Revenue Docket       Mar. 1981 - July 1988
   Carter County Record of Inventories       May  1858 - Nov. 1876
   Circuit Court Clerk -                          1834 -      1867
       Appropriations, Jury Index
   Claims Filed under Act of Tennessee       Apr. 1868 - May  1868     
     General Assembly 1868
       Claims for Damages, Property Loss,
       expenses, etc incurred by Citizens 
       of Carter County during the 
       Civil War 
   Conservators Bonds & Letters                   1968        1986
   Conservators Bonds & Letters (Blank) no dates
   County Commission Book, Vol. 20           Jan. 1996 - July 1996
   County Court Minutes                           1866 -      1889
   County Court Records - Misc.                   1856 -      1877
   County Court Records -                         1829 -      1833
       Pleas & Quarter Session
   County Warrants                                1895 -      1898
   Court Docket                              Feb. 1830 -      1831
   Court Docket                              Mar. 1880
   Deed Records                                   1833 -      1848
   Dentist Register                          June 1920 -      1951
   Estate Claims                                  1921 -      1923
   Estate Settlements                             1890 -      1892
   Execution Docket - Book 1                 Feb. 1876 - Sep. 1915
     - Bastardly Bonds
   General Ledger                                 1934 -      1936
   Highway Duplicates                             1881 -      1882
   Inheritance Tax                                1923 -      1929
   Juror Receipts                                 1874 -      1875
   Jury Revenue Docket - Criminal Court      June 1976 - Mar. 1913
   Land Sale Book                                 1895 -      1904
   Magistrates Bonds, Vol. 3                 Sep. 1936 - Nov. 1959
   Misc. Papers                                   1867 -      1895
   Misc. Receipts                                 1990 -      1991
   Optometry License                              1910        1950
   Physicians Certificates                        1889 -      1913
                                                  1889 -      1906
   Probate Docket & Claims Record, Vol. 3         1971 - May  1984     
                                   Vol. 4         1984 -      1994
   Probate of Charter Record                      1891 - Aug. 1931
   Public Notary Bonds                            1990-       1994
   Quarterly Court - Aye & Nay Docket        Aug. 1978 - Dec. 1994
   Road Contractor Bonds - no date
                                             Feb. 1900 - July 1900                        
                                                  1974 -      1977
   Receipt Book -                                 1936 -      1940
       Road Time, Poll Tax
   Receipt Book -                                 1946 -      1956
       Dockets, Receipts, Court Cases
         Checklog
   Records of Inquest                             1881 -      1884
   Records of License & Privileges                1887        1923
   Revenue Tax Record                        Sep. 1894 - July 1900
                                             Jan. 1923 - Jan. 1928
   Roll Call of Quarterly Court                Apr. 1928 - Aug. 1942
   School Committals - Reform School               1920 -      1938    
   School Warrants, Appropriation,               1867 -      1895 
       Jurors, Pauper Claims, Juror 
       Warrants, Witness Warrants
                                                         oct. 1898 
                                             Feb. 1937 - July 1939     
   Settlement Book                                1870 -      1892
   Settlement Book -                              1876 -      1907
       List of Executors, Administrators,
         Guardians, Merchant & other 
         Privileges
     The following is turned upside down
       List of Carter County Voters               1865 -      1866
       List of Candidates for Justice of
         the Peace
       John Nave's Oath of Allegiance to 
         the Union after the Civil War
   Tax Book                                       1860 -      1872
   Transfers on Realty & Morgages            Sep. 1965 - Nov. 1965
   Veterans Privilege License                July 1977 - Nov. 1985
   Veterinary Registrations                       1937 -      1946
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Notary Bonds

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges.
 
         Volume Number         Volume Date        
         -------------    ---------------------
               17              1985 -      1995
               18              1986 -      1989
               19              1989 -      1991
               20              1993 -      1995
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Quarterly Minutes of County Court/Commission

         Book Number         Volume Date
         -----------    ---------------------
              2              1889 -      1899
              3              1900 -      1910
              4              1910 -      1919
              5         Oct. 1919 - Oct. 1924
              6         Oct. 1924 - Oct. 1929
              7         Dec. 1929 - July 1939
              8         July 1939 - Mar. 1950
              9         Apr. 1950 - May  1957
             10         July 1957 - Jan. 1963
             11         Jan. 1963 - Oct. 1968
             12         Jan. 1969 - July 1974
             13         Sep. 1974 - Aug. 1979
             14         Oct. 1979 - Aug. 1982
             15         Sep. 1982 - Sep. 1985
             16         Oct. 1985 - Feb. 1989
             17         Feb. 1989 - June 1991
             18         Aug. 1991 - Feb. 1994
             19         July 1994 - Oct. 1995
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Quorum Minutes

         Book Number         Volume Date
         -----------    ---------------------
              3         Aug. 1890 - Nov. 1898
              4         Dec. 1898 - Oct. 1906
              5         Nov. 1906 - Sep. 1913
              6         Oct. 1913 - Sep. 1922
              7         Sep. 1922 - Dec. 1928
              8         Jan. 1929 - Sep. 1939
              9         Sep. 1939 - Jan. 1944
             10         Jan. 1944 - Jan. 1947
             11         Feb. 1947 - Mar. 1951
             12         Mar. 1951 - Jan. 1953
             13         Feb. 1953 - Aug. 1954
             14         Aug. 1954 - Apr. 1956
             15         May  1956 - Jan. 1958
             16         Jan. 1958 - June 1960
             17         June 1960 - Aug. 1962
             18         Aug. 1962 - May  1964
             19         May  1964 - Feb. 1966
             20         Feb. 1966 - July 1968
             21         July 1968 - Oct. 1970
             22         Oct. 1970 - Apr. 1973
             23         Apr. 1973 - June 1975
             24         June 1975 - Sep. 1977
             25         Sep. 1977 - June 1979
             26         June 1979 - Nov. 1980
             27         Nov. 1980 - Aug. 1982
             28         Aug. 1982 - Mar. 1984
             29         Mar. 1984 - July 1985
             30         July 1985 - May  1987
             31         May  1987 - Nov. 1989
             32         Mar. 1989 - Apr. 1991 Note: Overlapping Dates
             33         Apr. 1991 - Nov. 1992
             34         Oct. 1992 - June 1994
             35         June 1994 - Dec. 1995
             36              1995 -      1996
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Revenue Docket

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges. 

              Volume Date        
         ---------------------
         1826 -      1947
         1853 -      1877
         1908 -      1918
         1922 -      1928
         1928 -      1928 Only one date
         1930 - Dec. 1933 
         1934 -  
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Tax Records

          Description           Volume Date        
         --------------    ---------------------
         Tax Duplicates         1881 -      1882
         Tax Duplicates         1926 -      1926
         Tax Duplicates         1928 -      1928
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Will Books - Records of Wills &Inventories

    Note: The volumes contain overlapping date ranges. 

       Volume Number         Volume Date
       -------------    ---------------------
             1               1799 -      1847                                                                                                                                                     
             2               1850 -      1915
             3               1921 -      1931
             4          June 1937 - Oct. 1954
             5          Oct. 1954 - Feb. 1965
             6          Feb. 1965 - Sep. 1970
             7          May  1970 - Sep. 1975
             8          Sep. 1975 - Aug. 1979
             9          Aug. 1979 - Mar. 1982
            10          Apr. 1982 - May  1985
            11          May  1985 - Nov. 1988
            12          Nov. 1988 - May  1991
            13          May  1991 - Feb. 1994
            14          Sep. 1986 - Nov. 1991
            15          Sep. 1991 - June 1993


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