Marriage Records, 1864-1905

The Metro Archives holds Nashville and Davidson County marriage records spanning from 1788 to May 2002.

The marriage file index on the Nashville Public Library's website indexes marriages recorded in Nashville from 1864-1905. The file can be searched by bride or groom name and will retrieve a record listing of the names, the date, and a reference to the marriage book and page number where it is recorded. The letter "A" following a name indicates that the individual was African-American.

Search for Bride | Groom

To order a genealogy copy of a marriage license/bond, please contact the Metro Archives.

For information on how to obtain a certified copy of your marriage license, please see How Do I Obtain a Certified Copy of My Marriage License?