The Hickman County, Tennessee ALHN web site is provided freely for individuals who are researching their family genealogy and history in this great county. My name is Darlene Anderson and I am the county administrator for this web site. This web site is basically being created from the ground up and if you would like to contribute data about Hickman County please contact me. I hope as you browse this website you find useful information that will help you with your research. Should you find a family connection on this website send me an email. I would love to hear your story!

In December 1807, when the Tennessee General Assembly created a new county, then Representative Robert Weakley attached an amendment to the bill specifying that the new county should be named in honor of Edwin Hickman. The history of Hickman County began before Tennessee achieved statehood in 1796. In April 1791, Edwin Hickman, a native of North Carolina, led a surveying party into what is now Hickman County. Hickman’s party included James Robertson, Robert Weakley, and others. The party camped at the mouth of a small creek on the north side of Duck River opposite the present site of Centerville.

The ALHN dream is to furnish you, the researcher, with the historical and genealogical information to round out your research on your ancestors. As the administrator of Hickman County, I will be adding links and data in a continuous fashion. All contributions are gratefully accepted and the copyright for that information will continue to reside with the contributor. There are no "strings" attached to any contribution, you may take it back at anytime although it is our hope that you will not do so. To learn more about ALHN please go to the ALHN Members Information page.

If you are interested in adopting a Tennessee county, please send an email to Joyce Gaston Reece for further information.

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