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<center>''The Tennessee Research Tips and Strategies page consists of links to specific research strategies for Tennessee. It also contains general tips and other resources for finding your ancestors in this locality.''</center><br>
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=== Tennessee Research Strategies ===
==== Links to different research strategy pages to help you locate your ancestors in Tennessee<br> ====
:*[[Tennessee Online Genealogy Records|Tennessee Online Genealogy Records]] :*[[How to Find Tennessee Birth Records|How to find Tennessee Birth Records]] :*[[How to Find Tennessee Marriage Records|How to find Tennessee Marriage Records]] :*[[How to Find Tennessee Death Records|How to find Tennessee Death Records]]
=== Tennessee Research Tips ===
==== These tips will help you as you research your ancestors in Tennessee. ==== *'''Birth information &nbsp;'''Statewide registration of births began in 1914 in Tennessee with general compliance by 1927. A helpful substitute record to find birth information is a death record. However, date and place of birth on a death record is considered secondary information, as it was not recorded at the time of the birth event. The birth information should be corroborated with other [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|substitute records]] to improve accuracy. *'''Finding Parents &nbsp;&nbsp;'''Statewide registration of deaths began in 1914 in Tennessee with general compliance by 1936. They often will list the parents of the deceased and their birth information. [[How to Find United States Death Records|Search Tennessee death records]] *'''Look in all censuses &nbsp;&nbsp;'''Always look for your ancestor in every possible census. There are clues regarding immigration, naturalization, and occupation that can lead to other records. Sometimes parents can be found living with their children later in life. [[United States Census Online|Search U.S. Censuses]].
===== '''Birth information''' Tennessee Record Finder =====
Statewide registration of births began in 1914 in Tennessee with general compliance by 1927. The This Record Finder is designed to help you determine the best substitute record to search for locating birth information is [[How to Find United States Death Records|death records]]&nbsp;(the majority type of death records will list the date of birth of the decedent, and since death certificates information you are considered a primary resource, they can provide you with the same documentation as a birth certificate)looking for. Or, try these other [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|substitute records]]It is most helpful for post-1850 research.
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| Birth information
| [[How to Find Tennessee Birth Records|Birth records]], [[How to Find Tennessee Death Records|Death records]], [[Tennessee Obituaries|Obituaries]], [[Tennessee Church Records|Church records]]
| [[Tennessee Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[Tennessee Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]], [[Tennessee Bible Records|Bible records]], [[Tennessee Military Records|Military records]] (pension)
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| Marriage information
| [[How to Find Tennessee Marriage Records|Marriage records]], [[Tennessee Obituaries|Obituaries]], [[Tennessee Bible Records|Bible records]]
| [[Tennessee Church Records|Church records]], [[Tennessee Probate Records|Probate records]], [[Tennessee Military Records|Military records]]
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| Death information
| [[How to Find Tennessee Death Records|Death Records]], [[Tennessee Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[Tennessee Obituaries|Obituaries]]
| [[Tennessee Probate Records|Probate Records]], [[Tennessee Church Records|Church Records]], [[Tennessee Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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| Parents
| [[How to Find Tennessee Birth Records|Birth records]],&nbsp;[[How to Find Tennessee Death Records|Death records]], [[Tennessee Obituaries|Obituaries]], [[Tennessee Census|Census]], [[Tennessee Church Records|Church records]]
| [[Tennessee Biography|Biography]], [[Tennessee Compiled Genealogies|Genealogy]]
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| Maiden name
| [[How to Find Tennessee Marriage Records|Marriage Records]], [[Tennessee Obituaries|Obituaries]], [[Tennessee Probate Records|Probate records]]
| [[Tennessee Church Records|Church Records]], [[Tennessee Military Records|Military Records]] (pension)
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| Immigration date
| [[Tennessee Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]], [[Tennessee Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]], [[Tennessee Census|Census]]
| [[Tennessee Obituaries|Obituaries]], [[Tennessee Biography|Biography]], [[Tennessee History|History]]
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| Naturalization
| [[Tennessee Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]], [[Tennessee Census|Census]], [[Tennessee Court Records|Court Records]]
| [[Tennessee Voting Registers|Voting Registers]], [[Tennessee Biography|Biography]], [[Tennessee Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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| Physical description
| [[Tennessee Military Records|Military Records]], [[Tennessee Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]] (after 1906)
| [[Tennessee Biography|Biography]], [[Tennessee History|History]]
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To look for more Tennessee records, [[Tennessee Record Finder|go here]].
===== '''Finding Parents''' =====<br>
Statewide registration of deaths began in 1914 in === Further Tennessee with general compliance by 1936. They often will list the parents of the deceased and their birth information. [[How to Find United States Death Records|Search Tennessee death records]] Research ===
===== '''Look in all censuses''' =====For more research on Tennessee, including research at the county level, visit the [[Tennessee Genealogy|Tennessee]] page on the Research Wiki.
Always look for your ancestor in every possible censusSearch all of the [https://familysearch. There are clues regarding immigration, naturalization, and occupation that can lead to other records. Sometimes parents can be found living with their children later in life. [[org/search/collection/location/57?region=United States Census Online|Search U.S. Censuses]%20States%20of%20America Tennessee record collections]at FamilySearch. <br>
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