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35,000 Tennessee Marriage Records and Bonds, 1783-1870, (Volume #1)

By:Silas E. Lucas, Jr & Ella L Sheffield, Pub. 1981, Reprinted 2018, Vol. 1, (A-F): 542 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-223-6.

These marriage bonds taken from almost every county in Tennessee between the period 1783 down to about 1870 have, until the publication of this set of books, only been available in the card file at the Tennessee State Library and Archives in Nashville, TN.  Each book is arranged alphabetically by Groom with an accompanying brides name index.  Besides the names of the bride and groom, the reader will discover the issue date of the bond, the name of the bondsman and the county of residence.