• 1810
  • The County was named in honor of William Parish Chilton, Sr. (1810-1871) who was a lawyer who became Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and later represented Montgomery County in the Congress of the Confederate States of America. (familysearch.org)
  • marriages
  • Except for a brief period of time when birth, marriage and death records were kept in the 1850's (approximately 1852-1855), there were no civil vital records kept by the county until marriages began again in 1885 and births and deaths in 1893. (familysearch.org)
  • Name indexes and images of Tennessee county marriages from 1790 through 1950 acquired from local courthouses. (cyndislist.com)
  • Transylvania County marriages - are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). (familysearch.org)