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Tennessee State Vital Records Office Information
Make check or money order payable to Tennessee Vital Records.
You may order vital records online with a credit card for an additional fee through Vitalchek (615) 741-0778. If you have an immediate or emergency need for a certified copy and are willing to pay an additional fee of $10.00 for expedited service, you may telephone or fax your request and charge it to your Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express credit card. Your certificate or other response will be mailed to you within one working day of the day received.
To inquire about records of events from early years that are not maintained by the Office of Vital Records, contact the Tennessee Library and Archives.
The Memphis Public library now has a largeportion of the TN death records at the library located at 3300 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111, phone (901) 415-2700.
Index to Tennessee County Vital Records Offices
Marriage certificates are available from the county clerk who issued the marriage license. Divorce records may be obtained from the clerk of the court which granted the divorce.
Follow this link to determine what county a city or town is in.
Anderson . Bedford . Benton . Bledsoe . Blount . Bradley . Campbell . Cannon . Carroll . Carter . Cheatham . Chester . Claiborne . Clay . Cocke . Coffee . Crockett . Cumberland . Davidson . Decatur . DeKalb . Dickson . Dyer . Fayette . Fentress . Franklin . Gibson . Giles . Grainger . Greene . Grundy . Hamblen . Hamilton . Hancock . Hardeman . Hardin . Hawkins . Haywood . Henderson . Henry . Hickman . Houston . Humphreys . Jackson . Jefferson . Johnson . Knox . Lake . Lauderdale . Lawrence . Lewis . Lincoln . Loudon . Macon . Madison . Marion . Marshall . Maury . McMinn . McNairy . Meigs . Monroe . Montgomery . Moore . Morgan . Obion . Overton . Perry . Pickett . Polk . Putnam . Rhea . Roane . Robertson . Rutherford . Scott . Sequatchie . Sevier . Shelby . Smith . Stewart . Sullivan . Sumner . Tipton . Trousdale . Unicoi . Union . Van Buren . Warren . Washington . Wayne . Weakley . White . Williamson . Wilson .
Tennessee Vital Records Offer Data for Your Genealogy Project
What are You Waiting For?! Your Family Tree Awaits!
Unless you know what the proverbial dog house looks like, you surely can remember your spouseís date of birth. You probably can recall the birthdays of other people who live with you, too. The initial blanks or branches of your family tree can be filled in with this information regarding your immediate family. It is possible that another family memberóan aunt or a nephewómay have a shared interest in genealogy. With the help of this person, you can make this family history project a task for the family to help out with.
Youíve finished all you can on your own. A game plan must be initialized to continue with your project. Letís face it: this family tree of yours could turn out to be a large undertaking. Hereís an idea: try to tackle smaller portions of this assignment. Maybe you can obtain the support that signifies your fatherís side of the family tree more easily than your motherís side. The confident feeling you get by seeing your growing family tree will catapult you into advanced research. Communicate with more members of your family, too. They want to hear about your mission of preservation!
The Advanced Part to Finishing Your Family Tree
You may feel like you canít go further on your own. This is the point at which you can ponder the Tennessee vital records. A thorough look at the Tennessee vital records will present you with the detailed information of birth and death of the Tennessean who is your subject. A properly organized family tree will contain the correct dates and the Tennessee vital records have this accurate data. The Volunteer State presents this ancestral evidence to the entire public. It is a click or two away for even the novice computer user to find this source.
Genealogical study is growing in popularity as a leisurely pursuit. Groups and forums found on the web have centered on the subject, also. Local family history can even be explored as a community. The area will flourish intellectually with a common goal of historic preservation. The rewards are plentiful when you spark an interest in genealogy.
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