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Cheatham County, Tennessee

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  • Birdie Vester (1890 - 1962)
    Obituary Death Certificate
  • Oscar Osteen Beckham (1924 - 2013)
    Veteran - TEC 5, US Army, World War IIHe served in the Army Air Corp during World War II and was awarded 4 bronze stars.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Oscar Osteen Beckham (1924-2013) was a son of Ja...
  • William Carter (c.1891 - d.)
  • Hezekiah Thomas Lasater (1809 - 1886)

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Cheatham County was created by an Act of the Tennessee General Assembly in 1856, from lands formerly of Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery, and Robertson counties. Cheatham County was named for Edward Saunders Cheatham, a state legislator.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Ashland City (County Seat)
  • Bell Town
  • Chapmansboro
  • Craggie Hope
  • Joelton (part)
  • Kingston Springs
  • Pegram
  • Pleasant View
  • Shacklett



Roots Web

Cheatham County Genealogical & Historical Society

Genealogy Trails

Cheatham County Archives