Dickson County, Tennessee Handbook.
By: Jill K. Garrett, Pub. 1984, Reprinted 2017, 456 pages, soft cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-604-6.
Dickson County was created in 1803 from Montgomery and Robertson counties. This land was first settled in 1793 when the State of North Carolina started issuing grants to persons with Revolutionary service. This book is a collection of records: Marriages 1805-1849; Wills 1804-1856; Estate Settlements 1823-1841; Vital Statistics or death, cause of death, whether married or single, and where the person was born; Deeds 1804-1816; Military records including Confederate soldiers; Circuit Court miscellany which included estate sales and settlements, divorce petitions, guardianships, bastardy charges, etc.; Dickson County Gazette, which is a listing of tons, villages, post offices, as well as churches and their locations here known; and a chronology which lists only some events or highlights in the history of Dickson County.