Marriage Index: Tennessee, 1851-1900



This resource contains information on approximately 439,000 individuals who were wedded 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 database.

Listings Include:

  • Marriage date.
  • Name of each spouse.
  • County where the marriage was recorded.
  • Source of the original marriage record.
  • Where to find copies of your ancestor’s original marriage record so that you can obtain even more detailed family history information.