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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Collection Time Period ==
  
== Record Description ==
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The index covers the years 1780 to 2002.
  
=== Record Content ===
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== Record Description  ==
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Tennessee State Library and Archives. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
  
== Record History ==
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=== Record Content  ===
  
=== Why This Record Was Created ===
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The index includes the following information:
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*Name of bride and groom
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*Bride's parents
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*Groom's parents
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*Ages of bride and groom
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*Calculated birthdates for the bride and groom
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*Marriage date and place
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*Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number
  
=== Record Reliability ===
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
== Related Websites ==
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Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to marriages make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here. 
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When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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*The names of the bride and groom.
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*The marriage place.
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*The marriage date.
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestor in the marriages from the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if this is the correct marriage. You may need to compare the information of more than one marriage to make this determination.
  
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== Record History  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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The index is an affiliate index, created by Ancestry.com. It was provided to FamilySearch as part of a data swap.
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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The index was created to profide easy access to specific marriage records.  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection ====
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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The index is very reliable.
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== Related Websites  ==
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection ====
  
 
*“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.  
 
*“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.  
 
*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
 
*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
== Sources of information for This Collection ==
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== Sources of information for This Collection ==
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Collection Time Period

The index covers the years 1780 to 2002.

Record Description

The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Tennessee State Library and Archives. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

Record Content

The index includes the following information:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Bride's parents
  • Groom's parents
  • Ages of bride and groom
  • Calculated birthdates for the bride and groom
  • Marriage date and place
  • Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number

How to Use the Record

Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to marriages make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:

  • The names of the bride and groom.
  • The marriage place.
  • The marriage date.

Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestor in the marriages from the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if this is the correct marriage. You may need to compare the information of more than one marriage to make this determination.

Record History

The index is an affiliate index, created by Ancestry.com. It was provided to FamilySearch as part of a data swap.

Why This Record Was Created

The index was created to profide easy access to specific marriage records.

Record Reliability

The index is very reliable.

Related Websites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection

  • “Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
  • “El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.

Sources of information for This Collection

"Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002." FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org). Index provided by Ancestry.com. Salt Lake City, Utah.