Sequatchie County, Tennessee Genealogy and History

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Sequatchie County is located in East Tennessee, one of the state's three "grand divisions."

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Sequatchie County, Court House, Dunlap, TN

County Formation in Acts of Tennessee > Sequatchie County

ACTS OF TENNESSEE 1857-58, CHAPTER 11: "An Act to establish the County of Sequatchie, in this state, and to change the county lines between the counties of Grundy and Franklin, Marshall and Lincoln, Hardeman and McNairy."
SECTION 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, That a new county is hereby established, by the name of Sequatchie, and formed out of the county of Hamilton, and bounded as follows: beginning on a white oak, at the head waters of the middle prong of Collins' River, near John Lockheart's, being a corner of Marion and Grundy counties; thence southerly three-fourths of a mile, to a small white oak; thence easterly to the bluff of Cumberland mountains, opposite T. Hick's, and opposite Hendrick's Creek; thence following the meanders of Hendrick's Creek, formerly the southern boundary line of the second district of Marion County, to Sequatchie River, thence following the meanders of said river to Standifer's Creek; thence up said creek to its source, near Henry Grayson's mill; thence south-easterly, up Walden's Ridge, to the Hamilton County old line, (which is supposed to divide Walden's Ridge in the centre); thence north-easterly with said line, to a poplar, on the Hamilton and Bledsoe County line; thence north-westerly to a lot line, which lot line was the north boundary of the tenth district of Bledsoe County; thence following the course of said lot line to Brush Creek, to its intersection with the Bledsoe and Van Buren county lines, near J. Hitchcock's; thence south-westerly, with the Van Buren line, to a white oak on the old Savage Road, being a corner of Van Buren, Grundy and Hamilton (formerly Marion) counties; thence southerly to the beginning corner, with the county line between Grundy and Hamilton, (formerly Marion).

SECTION 2. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, ............ (Continued)

If you would like to read additional sections, please visit the Tennessee State Library and Archives: http://www.tn.gov/tsla/history/county/actsequatchie.htm




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