data set contains information on approximately 439,000 individuals who were wed
in Tennessee. Tennessee's settlers came largely from North Carolina, South Carolina,
and Virginia. In addition, many Scotch-Irish traveled through the Shenandoah Valley
to reach Tennessee territory. The state's marriage records have been maintained
consistently throughout its history and marriages that occurred between 1851 and
1900 in selected Tennessee counties have been included in this data. You can get
the following information from this data set:
of each spouse
||County where the marriage
You can also learn where to find copies of your ancestor's original marriage
record so that you can obtain even more detailed family history information.
Once you have the details provided by the marriage index on this data set, you
may be able to contact the county in which the marriage took place to request
a copy of the original marriage record. Original marriage records can often provide you with more
information, such as the names and birthplaces of the bride's and groom's parents,
addresses of the bride and groom, information about previous marriages, and witnesses'