MS 41
Alfred E. Gardner Land Records

Alfred E. Gardner is considered to be one of the first settlers to reside in western Weakley County, Tennessee. He was an influential member of the East Hickman Land Association and participated in numerous land sales in western Tennessee, most being in Weakley, Obion, and Madison Counties. He also was involved in land transactions in the states of Kentucky and Alabama. Deeds to lands located in west Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama from 1823 to 1898 are housed in the collection. Records of the East Hickman Land Association (1853-1859), the last will and testament of Benjamin Bendurant (1845) are also included. The deeds of John Almus Gardner for whom Gardner, Tennessee (Weakley County) is named is included.

Box 1 of 1

File No. Title Date

1 Deeds 1823-1838
2 Deeds 1840-1845
3 Deeds 1846-1849
4 Deeds 1850-1855
5 Deeds 1856-1860
6 Deeds 1867-1870
7 Deeds 1871-1873
8 Deeds 1876-1898
9 Deeds 1857-1878
10 East Hickman Land Association Records 1853-1859
11 Will of Benjamin Bendurant 1845
12 Ephemera  
13 Maps