History of the Blood River Church of Christ, est. 1842

Blood River Church which has never experienced a division and did not cease meeting during the Civil War, has the distinction today of being the oldest continuously operating church in Henry or Calloway County. This is an attempt to tell much of its fascinating story. Includes genealogies, pictures, Index, 281 pgs, $30, 2012

Crime & Punishment in Henry County, Tennessee

A cross-section of misdemeanors and felonies committed in the county running the gamut from disturbing a public worship to murder. In every case there are stories worth telling: some funny, sad, even heinous. Softbound.

  • Vol. 1, 1876-1883, seventeen true stories. 348 pgs, indexed. $40, 2010.
  • Vol. 2, 1871-1885, nineteen true stories, 377 pgs, indexed, $43, 2011

Henry County Birth & Death Records

The Henry County Genealogy Library has various local birth and death records that vary according to the time period being researched.

Please send us a query with the specific person you are looking for; as well as all details that will help us identify this person in our records. We will search our related records.

A query can be submitted at the right of the page.

Henry County Circuit Court Records – Every Name Index

Every Name Index to Henry County Circuit Court Records, 1818-1849, 14,561 names, 132 pgs. $25.

In addition to the litigants, all names relevant to the documents are included. Many of the names appearing in this index are not otherwise documented until the 1850 census. A great source to determine if your ancestor was in the county prior to 1850. Released in 2008.

Trustees, Administrators, Executors and Guardians (AEG’s) – Every Name Index

Every Name Index to Trustees, Administrators, Executors and Guardians, (AEG’s), 1839-1902, 6,379 names, ll4 pgs, $25.

Guardianship reports from trustees, administrators and executors of wills. Also a good source for intestate records. Released in 2007.

Compilation of Henry County, Tennessee Vital Records

Compilation of Henry County, Tennessee Vital Records, 2nd Edition, 1758-2006.

This two-volume set is an alpha-index to individuals buried in Henry County listing names, births, deaths, marriages, family relationships, the cemetery where buried and GPS directions to the location. Includes a reverse-index to female surnames. Other sources of information were used in the compilation such as many marriages (1838-1920) and funeral home records. (1901-2006) More than 400 cemeteries were walked to gather the information. 59,367 names, 1327 pgs. (Softbound) $100, (hardbound) $125 (There is a limited supply of hardbound editions.) Released in 2006.

Addendum to the Compilation of Henry County, Tennessee Vital Records, 1st Edition, 1764-2002.

This is a companion book to the 1st Edition. It updates those volumes and includes new information from small cemeteries with fewer than ten graves that was not available when the 1st Edition was completed. Contains 11,799 names, 335 pgs. (Softbound) $25, (hardbound) $35. Released in 2006.