Vital Records

This page describes the death records and death certificates that were recorded at the city, county and state level in Tennessee. The page provides several links to web sites that index many Tennessee death records.
The Tennessee State Library and Archives holds hundreds of family Bible records in several formats and within many collections. The Bible records featured here were taken from photocopies in the Library and Archives' vertical files; additional records will be added as they are donated or discovered in manuscripts collections. The bulk of the records in this collection date between the late 18th and early 20th century. Many prominent Tennessee families are represented here; some records even include the names of families’ slaves.
This page is an introduction to index of death certificates issued by the state of Tennessee from 1908 through 1912.
This page gives instructions on locating birth records and birth certificates at the city, county and state level in Tennessee, as well as state "delayed" birth certificates. The page also includes links to several online birth indexes.
This page describes the various materials that can be searched when looking for a Tennessee divorce record.
This page gives instructions on locating birth records and death records at the city, county and state level in Tennessee.
This page tells you about how to locate Tennessee marriage records.
This page contains ordering information and applicable fees when ordering Marriage Records from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
The Statewide Index to Tennessee Death Records indexes Tennessee death certificates for 1914 through 1933.