Source:Washington, Tennessee, United States. Washington County, Tennessee Marriage Books, Licenses, and Bonds

Source Washington County, Tennessee Marriage Books, Licenses, and Bonds
Place Washington, Tennessee, United States
Year range 1787 - 2011
Subject Vital records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Publisher County Clerks
Washington, Tennessee, United States. Washington County, Tennessee Marriage Books, Licenses, and Bonds. (County Clerks).
Washington County CourthouseOther
The USGenWeb ProjectWashington County, Tennessee Marriage Records, 1787-1814, 1892Free website
Ancestry.comTennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002Paid website
Ancestry.comTennessee Marriages to 1825Paid website
FamilySearchTennessee County Marriages, 1790-1950Free website
FamilySearchTennessee Marriages, 1796-1950Free website

Physical Repository

The original Washington County, Tennessee marriage books, licenses, and bonds are kept at the county courthouse in Jonesborough.

Microfilmed Reproductions

Portions of these records have been microfilmed twice.

  1. Marriage Record Books 0 [sic] to 12 (1787-1962) and Marriage Bonds and Licenses (1886-1929) were microfilmed in 1969 by the Tennessee State Library and Archives (reference). FamilySearch purchased a copy of these films (Source:Washington County (Tennessee). County Court Clerk. Marriage Records, 1787-1962).
  2. Marriage Licenses and Bonds (1787-1950) were microfilmed by FamilySearch in 1999 (Source:Tennessee. County Court. Marriage Licenses and Bonds, 1787-1950).

Published Abstracts

These records have been abstracted several times. Each editor was selective in the amount of detail he or she published. As guides to lead you back to the original sources, Huffine and Hougland surpass the others as they cite pages numbers from the original volumes. The following is a list of these publications:

Years Published Abstracts
1778-1820 Source:Huffine, Ethel Depew. Washington County, Tennessee, Marriages and Wills
1778-1825 Source:Tennessee, United States. Tennessee Marriages
1778-1800 Source:Tennessee, United States. Tennessee Marriages, Early to 1800 : A Research Tool
1780-1870 Source:Sistler. Early East Tennessee Marriages
1780-1870 Source:Sistler. Early East Tennessee Marriages; Vol. 2, Brides
1780-1870 Source:Tennessee, United States. Early East Tennessee Marriages
1780-1870 Source:Burgner, Goldene Fillers. Washington County, Tennessee Marriages, 1780-1870
1787-1859 Source:Historical Records Survey. Marriage Records of Washington County, Tennessee, 1787-1859
1787-1840 Source:Grammer, Norma Rutledge. Marriage Record of Washington County, Tennessee, 1787-1840 (237911)
1838-1846 Source:Historical Records Project. Marriage Records, 1838-1846, Washington County, Tennessee
1871-1899 Source:Hougland, Margaret W. Washington County, Tennessee Marriage Records, 1871-1899