Benton County Tennessee Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Benton County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Benton County Clerk1 Court SquareCamdenTN38320731-584-6053
Benton County Marriage License1 Court SquareCamdenTN38320731-584-6053
Big Sandy City Hall65 Front StreetBig SandyTN38221731-593-3213
Camden City Hall110 US Highway 641 NorthCamdenTN38320731-584-4656
Benton County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Benton County Divorce Certificates
Benton County Marriage Certificates & Records
Married Couples3,049 (45.6%)
Unmarried Couples385 (2.4%)
Never Married Men1,690 (25.8%)
Never Married Women1,377 (19.5%)
Separated Men94 (1.4%)
Separated Women132 (1.9%)
Widowed Men345 (5.3%)
Widowed Women1,076 (15.2%)
Divorced Men1,088 (16.6%)
Divorced Women1,152 (16.3%)

Where to Find Marriage Records in Benton County Tennessee

The records for marriages in Benton County are maintained by the courts. Each county has its own records including marriage, divorce, death and cemetery records. Because of these records being in different locations, some states and counties do not recognize one another’s marriage records. In other words, they cannot share information between them because it is different.

However, this does not mean that you cannot obtain your records from the county of your choice. You have several options to choose from when you want to search for records of your loved ones. With the internet becoming a popular source of gathering information, more counties have gone online in order to save their records. In fact, several have already done so and now offer online filing of your records.

Before you start searching, however, it is important for you to understand your options. You can begin with the free-of-charge record lookup through the Benton County Records Hotline. They provide information regarding your ancestors and their marriage records. But since these are public records, you need to pay a minimal fee in order to gain access to the rest of the information. For instance, you will be able to gain further information such as the parents’ names, the wedding date, the location and time, the names of the bridesmaids and groomsmen as well as the venue for the ceremony.

Another option is to use the paid records lookup services of the several records providers. You only need to pay when you want to view specific details about your relative. For example, you may use their services to check if your long lost cousin is still alive or not.

When you are looking for these records, it is always better to conduct your search in Benton County. This is because all the records that are filed in other counties are actually filed in the courts of this county. This gives better chances of having your searches approved by the courts. Also, you will not have to worry about certain legal issues in using these records.

You can conduct an online search using the public records database of the state that you are from. In the US, the records include all the information regarding marriages from the latest data available from the year 1950. As a result, the records can give you the couple’s location, spouse’s name, wedding date, venue and even the death registration number of the couple. However, you should keep in mind that some states do not maintain this kind of records. You can still look up records of your friends and relatives in case they had got married somewhere else than in Tennessee.