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In 1871 James County was established. The County experienced bankruptcy in 1919 and was dissolved by the Tennessee General Assembly. James County citizens voted to be annexed by Hamilton County.

This posting represents James County records on file in the Hamilton County Clerk’s office when Clerk William F. (Bill) Knowles assumed office September 1, 1974. Some records may have been destroyed in James and Hamilton County Courthouse fires. This Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library link is also a source for researching historic James County documents.
  1) James County Clerk Marriage Record Book #1 10-10-1914 thru 11-18-1919
  2) Circuit Court: James County Minute Book April 1913 - Oct. 1919; Magistrate Book Dec. 1892 - May 1919
  3) County Clerk: James Co. Acknowledgements of Deeds, Jan. 1912 - April 1918 & Misc. Cash Book
  4) Circuit Court: James County Execution Docket Book August 1912 - June 1919
  5) County Clerk: James County Assessor's Books; Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 1915 – 1919
  6) C/M James Co. Min. Book 1913 - 1919 Inventories & Settlement Book 1914 - 1919, Guardian and Administrative Bonds & Letters 1913 – 1919


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