Metro Archives Resources of Interest to Genealogists
Indexed Marriage Records 1789-1989.
Metro Archives has indexes for the 1820 through 1840 Census for Davidson Co naming head of household only. The 1850 and 1860 indexes are statewide and give the names of all persons in the household. The 1829 and 1850 through 1910 Census records for Davidson Co., are available on microfilm at Metro Archives, with the exception of 1890.
Birth Records for Nashville/Davidson Co. span 1881 to 1913. Death Records for the county are 1900 to 1913. Death Records for the City of Nashville are 1874-1913. Information on Birth and Death Records after 1913 can be obtained from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Metro Archives Deed Indexes span 1784 to 1924. There are both reverse (buyer) and direct (seller) indexes. Deed Records span 1784-1901.
The Index to Original Wills spans 1789-1920. Will Book Indexes span 1789 to 1861 and 1861 to 1902.
The Nashville City Directories span 1853-2002.
The Index to City Cemetery Interments is from 1846-2001.
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
The records for Mt Olivet Cemetery span 1851-1991.
Spring Hill Cemetery
The records for Spring Hill Cemetery span 1901-1985.