by: Joy Locke
These are abstracted marriage records of Monroe Co., Tn. These records span 1921-1954 found in Books S
Z and AA-GG located in the Monroe Co. Courthouse and on microfilm in the Madisonville Public
Library. Book X changed its format to
include the addresses of the bride and groom and their ages. It sometimes included the name of a parent or
guardian. I included the relationship
when it was shown. Some marriages had
no return meaning they might have married but the license wasnt returned to
give the actual marriage date. On those,
the issue date of the license is given.
Where I have void in the notes means just that, they were struck
through and no marriage took place.
abbreviated the place names of their addresses.
If they lived in another state, those states are given which means the
others are towns within Tennessee. Although there was a three day waiting period
and the age of 21 for consent, the waiting period was apparently waived in many
cases because many married the same day of license issue and many were under
Monroe Co. couples went to Georgia
to marry in the 1940s probably because of the waiting period and blood test
Abbreviations for place
CC Coker Creek
Cumb.Cty Cumberland City
Hppy Val. -
bro. - brother
St. Pl. Strawberry Plains
TP Tellico Plains
Turtle T. Turtle Town
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