Mary Sue Harris
100 N Main St RM#307
Clinton, TN 37716
Mary Harris serves as the County Historian and Certified Genealogist for Anderson County. She has worked in the County Archives and collected all County History for further research for the past 29 years. The purpose of the Anderson County Archives is to receive, process, and preserve the noncurrent, permanent records created by the Anderson County, Tennessee Government, from 1802 to present. The Anderson County Archives provides information on the origins and history of Anderson County, Tennessee. The Archives provide public access to all holdings with the exception of the juvenile records. It provides local government sources material to court officials, genealogists, the legal profession, historians and the general public. The Archives contain documents such as Marriage Bonds, Divorce Records, Indexes and Warranty Deeds, Probate Records, Wills, Estates, Court Records, Chancery Court Records, Circuit Court Records, and Tax Records in addition to many more records and information. The Anderson County Archives does charge for copies. For non-certified copies, one dollar for the first page and fifty cents for each additional page, and for certified copies, two dollars for the first page and fifty cents for each additional page. The hours for the County Historian are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can contact Mary at 865-457-1485, 865-457-6242 or S080332@aol.com.
For Tennessee Birth and Death Records, contact:
Tennessee Vital Records
421 5th Avenue North
Central Services Building, 1st Floor
Nashville, TN 37247-0450
*Tennessee did not officially register births and deaths until 1914
*When making request to the address listed above, please include a self-addressed and stamped envelope.