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MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE - COLORED MARRIAGES 1868-1871
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Madison County, located in mid-west Tennessee, was created in 1821 from Indian lands and name in honor of James Madison, a member of the Continental Congress, U.S. Secretary of State and fourth U.S. President. The material of this volume come right after the Civil War when the blacks were freed and legally able to unite in marriage. It is important to note that many of the parties, brides, grooms, bondsmen and even ministers and Justice of the Peace could not read and write, but all made their marks to the marriage license and bonds.
“No. 59 (page 30) - Lewis Blackmon (Col’d) to Sarah Wade (Col’d) Dec. 26, 1868 by P. C. McCowat, Clerk - returned: solemnized Dec. 26, 1868 by James Blackmon, J.P.” “No. 61 (page 31) - Samuel Outlaw (Col’d) to Laura Taylor (Col’d) - lic. Dec. 26, 1868 by P. C. McCowat, Clerk - Returned: Solemnized Dec. 25 [?], 1868 by Jordan Meriwether, M.G. Witness: Samuel [X his mark] Outlaw and Henry [X his mark] Jackson.”
Surnames Included in This Publication
ABANTHA, ADAMS, ALEXANDER, ALLEN, ALSTON, ANDERSON, ANTHONY, ARMOUR, ARMSTEAD, ARMSTRONG, ARNOLD, ASHWORTH, ASKEW, ATWATER.
BAIN, BALLARD, BARBER, BARNES, BARNETT, BARRIER, BASTERFEL, BATCHELER, BEARD, BEATY, BALL, BENNETT, BERRY, BINGHAM, BIRDEYE, BLACK, BLACKARD, BLACKMON, BLAIN, BLAIR, BLEDSOE, BOLTON, BOMAR, BOMER, BOND, BOOKER, BOON, BORNE, BOYCE, BOYD, BOYKIN, BOYKINS, BRADBERRY, BRAGG, BRANTLAY, BRANTLEY, BRAY, BREWER, BRICE, BRITTON, BROOKS, BROWN, BRUTON, BRYAN, BRAYNT, BUCHANAN, BUGG, BURTON, BURROW, BUTLER, BUTTS, BYRUM.
CABINET, CAIN, CALAHAN, CALDWELL, CALHOUN, CAMPBELL, CANNON, CARPENTER, CARRIER, CARROLL, CARTER, CARUTHERS, CASON, CATHEY, CHAPMAN, CHAPPELL, CHEEK, CHESTER, CLANTON, CLARDY, CLARK, CLAY, CLEAVELAND, CLIFFTON, CLOE, CLOVE, COBB, COCK, COCKRILL, COLBERT, COLE, COLEMAN, COLLIER, COLOGNE, CONNALLY, COOK, COOP, COOPER, CORBITT, COUNCIL, COVINGTON, COWENS, COZORT, CREASNO, CREWS, CRISP, CROCKETT, CROFORD, ROCK, CROOM, CROSS, CROWLEY, CUNNINGHAM, CURRIE, CURTISS.
DARNELL, DAUGHERTY, DAVID, DAVIS, DAWSON, DAY, DEADWILAY, DEAN, DEBERRY, DELAP, DeLOACH, DENNIS, DESORT, DICKSON, DIFFY, DIGGS, DISMUKES, DONALD, DONALDSON, DONNELL, DOWNING, DUNAGAN, DUNGAN, DUNLAP, DUNN, DUNNAWAY, DUPREE.
EDWARDS, EGGINS, ELAM, ELLINGTON, ELLISON, EMERSON, EPPERSON, ESTES, EVANS, EWING, EXUM.
FISHER, FITE, FLEMING, FLOYD, FOGG, FORTSON, FOX, FRANKLIN, FRAZIER, FREELING, FREEMAN, FRIEDLOB, FRY, FULLER, FULLERTON, FUSSELL, FUTRELL.
GARDNER, GARLAND, GASKINS, GATES, GIBBS, GILL, GILLASPIE, GILMORE, GIVINS, GLADNEY, GLASS, GLENN, GLIDEWELL, GOLDEN, GOODRICH, GOODWIN, GORDEN, GORDON, GRANT, GRAY, GRAVES, GREEN, GREER. GREGORY, GRIPPS, GUTHRIE.
HADAWAY, HALL, HALTON, HAMILTON, HAMPTON, HARDING, HARPER, HARRELL, HARRIS, HARSTON, HART, HARTGRAVES, HARTMUS, HASKELL, HASKINS, HASSELL, HAUGHTON, HAYLEY, HAYS, HEARN, HEFLEBOWER, HEIGGINS, HEMMING, HUNTER, HENDERSON, HENNING, HENRY, HERRON, HICKS, HIGGINS, HILL, HILLSMAN, HINTON, HOBBS, HOLLINSHED, HOLLOWMAN, HOLMES, HOPPER, HOUGH, HOW3ARD, HOWLETT, HUDGENS, HUDSON, HUGHES, HUMPHREYS, HUNT, HUNTER, HURT, HYKES.
JACKSON, JEFFERSON, JENKINS, JOHNSON, JONES, JORDAN.
KEARNES, KEELAN, KELLER, KELLEY, KELSY, KENDRICK, KAY, KING, KIRBY, KIZER.
LACY, LAGRONE, LAMBERT, LANCASTER, LANDRY, LANE, LATHAM, LAWN, LAWRENCE, LEA, LEE, LEONARD, LESTER, LEWIS, LINSCOMB, LITTLE, LOCK, LOCKETT, LONG, LOVEL, LUSTER, LYLES, LYON, LYONS.
MACK, MAGRONS, MAHOMER, MAHONE, MAHONES, MALONE, MANLY, MANN, MANNING, MARCH, MARSHALL, MARTIN, MASON, MATHEWS, MATTHEWS, MAY, MAYBURN, MAYFIELD, MAYO, MAYS, McADOO, McBRYDE, McCABE, McCAROL, McCLELLAN, McCLISH, McCLURE, McCOLLUM, McCORRY, McCOWAT, McCUTCHEN, McDONALD, McFADDEN, McFARLAND, McFARLIN, McGEE, McKEE, McLAMES, McLEMORE, McMASTER, McNAIL, McRAE, MEDLIN, MEREDITH, MERIWETHER, MICHUM, MIDDLE, MIDGET, MILLER, MILLIGAN, MILLS, MITCHELL. MONTGOMERY, MOORE, MORANT, MORETON, MORGAN, MORPHIS, MORRIS, MOSS, MOTEM, MURRAY, MYERS.
NANCE, NASH, NEAL, NEELY, NEGLEY, NEILL, NELLOMS, NELSON, NEWBERN, NEWSOM, NEWSON, NIELL, NIXON, NOBLE, NORMAN, NORVELL, NUNN.
PALMORE, PARCHMENT, PARKER, PARKS, PARRISH, PATTON, PAYNE, PEARSON, PEGUES, PERKINS, PERRY, PERSON, PHILLIPS, PIRTLE, PLUMMER, PLUNKETT, POE, POLAND, POEP, PORTER, POUNDS, POWELL, PROCTOR, PUCKETT, PYLES.
RAND, RANDOLPH, RAYMON, READ, REEVES, REID, RENSHAW, RAVELY, RHODES, RICE, RICHARDSON, RICKETTS, RIDDLE, RIDLEY, RINE, ROACH, ROBBINS, ROBERSON, ROBERTS, ROBERTSON, ROBINS, ROBINSON, ROBUCK, ROBY, ROGERS, ROLEN, ROLLINS, ROSS, ROWSEY, ROYSTER, RUSSELL, RUTHERFORD.
SALMOND, SANDERLIN, SANDERS, SAULTER, SAYLE, SCARBOROUGH, SCOTT, SCREWELL, SCRUGGS, SEALS, SEWELL, SHANE, SHARP, SHAW, SHELL, SHELTON, SHEPPARD, SHERMAN, SHIELDS, SHIPP, SHRUM, SIMMONS, SIMPSON, SIMS, SMITH, SNIPES, SPANGE, SPIVEY, SPRINGFIELD, SPURLOCK, STARK, STATON, STEDMAN, STEED, STEEL, STEGALL, STEPHENS, STEPHENSON, STEWART, STILL, STOBAUGH, STOCKARD, STONE, SOTRY, STRAYHORN, STRIBBLING, STROMAN, STRONG, SUMNER, SWINK, SYKES.
TAILOR, TALBOT, TARVER, TAYLOR, TEAGUE, TELFAIR, THEMS, THOMAS, THOMASON, THOMPSON, TORN, TILLER, TINSLEY, TOMLIN, TOMLISON, TONKIN, TOTTEN, TRICE, TRIGG, TRIMBLE, TROTTER, TURNER, TURNIPSEED, TWITTY, TYLER, TYSON.
VAN, VAULX, VERSER, VINCENT, VINSON.
WADDELL, WADE, WADKINS, WAGGONER, WALKER, WALTON, WARD, WARLICK, WASHINGTON, WATKINS, WATSON, WEATHEN, WEATHERLY, WEAVER, WEBB, WEBSTER, WADDELL, WEIR, WETHERS, WHARTON, WHITE, WHITLAW, WHITFIELD, WHITLOW, WILEY, WILKERSON, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILLIS, WILLOUGHBY, WINFREE, WITHERS, WOMACK, WOOD, WOODS, WOODSEN, WOODSON, WORMACK.
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