Libraries with Genealogical Resources

Ridgely City Library

Address: 134 N. Main, Ridgely, TN 38080

Phone: (731) 264-5809

Hours: Monday-Friday, 1 - 5 p.m. (Central Time)


Microfilm Holdings:

Tiptonville City Library, 126 Tipton St., Tiptonville, TN 38079, has the Microfilim collection.

The Tiptonville Public Library is open from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. five days
per week (M-F).
The librarian is Pam Maddox.

The Library has been completely remodeled; very nice.


The County Register's office, with most of the county records. is open
Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The County Register is Claudia


Genealogical and Historical Societies

Lake County Historical Society

Dues are $10 per year, mailed to Arlene Orr, Treasurer, Box 160, Tiptonville, TN 38079.

Annual yearbook is published and previous year's books can be purchased if not a member.


Lake County Banner

Address: 315 Church St., Tiptonville, TN 38079

Phone:(731) 253-6666

Funeral Homes

Curry Funeral Home

Address: 324 Church St., Tiptonville, TN 38079

Dyersburg Funeral Home- Tiptonville Branch
Address:  405 Church St., Tiptonville, TN  38079

Dyersburg Funeral Home - Ridgely Branch
Lake Road, Ridgely, TN  38080

Volunteers to Do Look-ups in Genealogical Resources

The staff in Lake County Court House is not adequate to handle personal requests.

Mail received by them requesting genealogy information is forwarded to the County Historian.

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