Madison County, Tennessee
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Madison County Information

Madison County was created on November 7, 1821, from the Western District, and was named in honor of President James Madison.
The earliest settlers, however, arrived during the preceding two or three years.

The surface of the county is gently undulating, in some parts hilly with some broad alluvial bottoms.
The soil is a sandy loam with clay subsoil, and is generally fertile, and has many fine farms and well improved homes.

The county seat is Jackson.

Humboldt (partial) ~ Jackson (county seat) ~ Medon ~ Three Way

Unincorporated Communities
Adair ~ Beech Bluff ~ Denmark ~ Five Points ~ Mercer ~ Oakfield ~ Pinson ~ Spring Creek 

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Website Updates:
May 2017:  Book 21 of Slave deeds
March 2017:  Vietnam War Casualties, War of 1812 Veteran and Widow Applications.  Index of Civil War Pensioners.  World War 2 Enlistments and Army Casualties.  Slave deeds.  Obituaries for DEUPREE, TENERRY  
Marriage Announcements:  HUNDLEY-JONES, ANDERSON-KINNEY, SCOTT-SMITH, MASON-WOOD, BLACKMON - , BLUE-NEWSOM, MERTON-PEARSON.  Marriage Licenses Granted March 1-15, 1872 (under marriage records)   




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