James County, Tennessee

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'''James County''' was created in 1871 from parts of [[Bradley County, Tennessee|Bradley]] and [[Hamilton County, Tennessee|Hamilton]] counties. James County went bankrupt in 1919. As a result it was reincorporated into Hamilton County. James County is now extinct.  
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'''James County''' was created in 1871 from parts of [[Bradley County, Tennessee|Bradley]] and [[Hamilton County, Tennessee|Hamilton]] counties. James County went bankrupt in 1919. As a result it was reincorporated into Hamilton County. James County is now extinct.<ref name="McBride">Robert M. McBride, "Lost Counties of Tennessee," ''East Tennessee Historical Society's Publications'' 38 (1966): 11-14.</ref>
  
 
Courthouse fires in 1890 and 1913 caused extensive record loss. The remaining James County records are housed in Hamilton County.<ref>"James County, Tennessee" in ''Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_County,_Tennessee (accessed 25 May 2010).</ref>  
 
Courthouse fires in 1890 and 1913 caused extensive record loss. The remaining James County records are housed in Hamilton County.<ref>"James County, Tennessee" in ''Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_County,_Tennessee (accessed 25 May 2010).</ref>  
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James County was created in 1871 from parts of Bradley and Hamilton counties. James County went bankrupt in 1919. As a result it was reincorporated into Hamilton County. James County is now extinct.[1]

Courthouse fires in 1890 and 1913 caused extensive record loss. The remaining James County records are housed in Hamilton County.[2]

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References

  1. Robert M. McBride, "Lost Counties of Tennessee," East Tennessee Historical Society's Publications 38 (1966): 11-14.
  2. "James County, Tennessee" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_County,_Tennessee (accessed 25 May 2010).