Carter County, Tennessee Marriages 1796-1870.
By: Golden F. Burgner, Pub. 1987, 150 pages, soft cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-601-0.
Carter county was formed in 1796 by the General Assembly of North Carolina. It was created out of the eastern part of Washington County, an early county originally formed in 1777. The Watauga Settlement was located in present Carter County. At the time of the creation, its eastern boundary was the North Carolina line, its northwestern boundary was Sullivan Co., TN; its northern boundary was Washington Co., VA. This book contains more than 3,000 marriages. The brides, grooms, officiates or bondsmen total approx. 12,000 names for this early and important eastern Tennessee county, which was a major migration center.