Anderson County, Tennessee Marriage Book 1, 1838-1858


Anderson County, located just west of Knoxville, Tennessee was established in 1801 out of a territory of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee which has been settled by the families of Wallace, Gibbs, Freels, Frost and Tunnell. The county was named in honor of Joseph Anderson who was at the time the U. S. Senator for Tennessee. Joseph Anderson was a judge of the Superior Court of the Territory South of the River Ohio and Comptroller of the U. S. Treasury.

Each of the marriages given in this volume give the names of the bride and groom, the date they apply for a licenses and the official, either justice of the peace or minister of the gospel with the date they performed the marriage ceremony.

WPA Records

2021, paper, 104 pp.

ISBN: 9780788485442