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Every Name Index to the 1940 U. S. Census of Henry County, Tennessee

The index includes 25,853 names. Printed copies of the index is available for use at the following sites: Henry County Archive, Family History Center and the Genealogy Room inside the W. G. Rhea Public Library; all in Paris. The attached map shows the civil districts covered by each enumeration district.

Every Name Index to the 1940 U. S. Census of Henry County, Tennessee by Linda Dunlap.

Alcorn County, Mississippi, Marriage Records 1939-1950

The Inman Genealogy room has received the microfilm rolls, Marriages in Alcorn County, Mississippi, 1939-1950. This film includes all available indices from the same time frame.

Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi is just across the Tennessee state line and during this time frame, which includes the war years, there was no waiting period to get married there as there was in Tennessee and elsewhere. Also females could legally marry at the age of fourteen. Many, not only West Tennesseans, took advantage of this “stepping over the line” to get married there.

The film is being processed to create a master index which will be available online in the future. To date, we have indexed many marriages performed there from the following states, AL, AR, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI and WV. This is an ongoing project.

The records include, but are not limited to, the names and ages of the marrying couple; the names and addresses of parents and/or other family members and their addresses. If you are aware of the date that your individuals married we will be happy to confirm, at no charge, whether they married in Alcorn County, MS. Copies may be purchased for $5 each. Make your check to the Henry County Archive and mail it to:

Henry County Archive, 55 Jones Bend Road Ext., Paris, Tennessee 38242

Tennessee Death Certificates **State Wide 1908 through 1955**

The only exception is 1913 for which NONE exist. The first copy is $5.00 and each additional copy is $4.00 when placed on the same order.

We are happy to confirm at NO CHARGE whether a certificate exists before you send any money. Send us a Query.

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