Henry County, Tennessee Genealogy

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Guide to Henry County, Tennessee ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


County Facts
County seat: Paris
Organized: November 7, 1821
Parent County(s): Chickasaw Indian Lands[1]
Neighboring Counties
Benton  • Calloway (KY)  • Carroll  • Graves (KY)  • Stewart  • Weakley
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County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for the Virginia orator Patrick Henry. The County is located in the northwest area of the state. [2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Henry County Courthouse
101 W Washington Street
Paris, TN 38242
County Courthouse Phone: 731-642-2412
County Clerk Phone: 731-642-2412
Circuit Court Clerk Phone: 731-642-0461
Register of Deeds Phone: 731-642-4081


Register of Deeds has land records
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and probate records
Clerk Circuit Court has court records. [3]

County Pronunciation

  1. Hear it spoken[4] (female)
  2. Hear it spoken[5] (male)

Henry County, Tennessee Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[6]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1881 1835 1881 1824 1820 1822 1810
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1914. General compliance by 1927.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • Lack of marriage records: 1821 to 1837

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:


Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1821--Henry County was created 7 November 1821 from Chickasaw Indian Lands.
  • County seat: Paris[7]

For animated maps illustrating Tennessee county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Tennessee County Boundary Maps" (1777-1985) may be viewed at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[8]

Cities
Towns
Unincorporated communities


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Additional Information

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West Tennessee county on the Tennessee River. Established 1821.

The county is named after Virginia Governor Patrick Henry (1736-1799).[9]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • Miller, Alan N. West Tennessee's Forgotten Children: Apprentices from 1821 to 1889. Baltimore, Md.: Printed for Clearfield Company, Inc., by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2006. FHL US/CAN 976.8 U2man. Purchase at Genealogical.com. Includes Henry County.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Henry County, Tennessee online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Tennessee Cemeteries for more information.

 

Additional Cemetery Resources

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1830 12,249
1840 14,906 21.7%
1850 18,233 22.3%
1860 19,133 4.9%
1870 20,380 6.5%
1880 22,142 8.6%
1890 21,070 −4.8%
1900 24,208 14.9%
1910 25,434 5.1%
1920 27,151 6.8%
1930 26,432 −2.6%
1940 25,877 −2.1%
1950 23,828 −7.9%
1960 22,275 −6.5%
1970 23,749 6.6%
1980 28,656 20.7%
1990 27,888 −2.7%
2000 31,115 11.6%
2010 32,330 3.9%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 federal population censuses of Henry County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Tennessee Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide online indexes.

See Tennessee Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

See Henry County, TN census assignments, including links to transcribed files. The USGenWeb Census Project®

1810-1891

1820

  • McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy 1820, pre-Henry county area (Stewart county, Tennessee, census) Paris, Tennessee G.B. McNutt, c1989 FHL US/CAN book 976.832 X2

1830

  • McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy 1830 census, Henry county, Tennessee (Stewart county, Tennessee, census) Paris, Tennessee G.B. McNutt, c1989 FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X2

1840

  • McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy 1840 census, Henry county, Tennessee (Stewart county, Tennessee, census) Paris, Tennessee G.B. McNutt, c1989 FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X2

1840 Pensioners

1850

  • Gossum, Mary Louise and Simmons, Don Henry County, Tennessee, census of 1850 Melber, Kentucky Simmons Historical Pub., 1994 FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X2
  • Cooper, Gloria and Family History Center (Paris, Tennessee) Everyname index to the 1850 census of Henry County, Tennessee Paris, Tennessee The Center, 2001? FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X22

1860

  • Brink, Elizabeth and Family History Center (Paris, Tennessee) 1860 everyname census index, Henry County, Tennessee Paris, Tennessee The Center, 2001? FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X22

1870

  • Brink, Elizabeth and Family History Center (Paris, Tennessee) 1870 everyname census index, Henry County, Tennessee Paris, Tennessee The Center, 2001? FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X22

1880

  • Sistler, Byron H. and Barbara 1880 census Henry County, Tennessee Nashville, Tennesse B. Sistler and Associates, 2001 FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X2
  • McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy 1840, pre-Henry county area (Stewart county, Tennessee, census) Paris, Tennessee G.B. McNutt, c1989 FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X2
  • Brink, Elizabeth and Family History Center (Paris, Tennessee) 1880 everyname census index, Henry County, Tennessee Paris, Tennessee The Center, 2001? FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X22

1890 Lost A substitutes are available:

  • Reed, Sue S. Enumeration of Male Inhabitants of Twenty-one Years of Age and Upward, Citizens of Tennessee, January 1, 1891, as Provided for by an Act of General Assembly of Tennessee, Passed January 15, 1891, and Approved January 22, 1891. 8 vols. Houston, Texas: S.S. Reed, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 X2r v. 2 1891. Henry County is included in Vol. 2.
  • Sistler, Byron H. and Barbara Sistler. 1890 Civil War Veterans Census, Tennessee. Evanston, Ill.: Byron Sister and Associates, 1978. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 X2s 1890.

1891 Male Voters

1900

  • McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy 1900 census index, Henry County, Tennessee Paris, Tennessee G.B. McNutt, c1989
    FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X2
  • Cooper, Gloria and Family History Center (Paris, Tennessee) 1900 everyname census index, Henry County, Tennessee Paris, Tennessee Family History Center, 1999 FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X22

1910

1920

  • Cooper, Gloria and Family History Center (Paris, Tennessee) 1920 everyname census index, Henry County, Tennessee Paris, Tennessee Family History Center, (1999) FHL US/CAN book 976.834 X22

1930

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church of Christ

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Law and Legislation

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Acts of Tennessee 1796-1850: Index to Names. January 25, 2005. [In addition to creating new laws, legislative acts were often required to obtain a divorce, grant legitimacy to a child, or for appointments to or grant payments for public service.] The TSLA has created an index to names that appear in these acts covering the years 1796 to 1850. To read more about this valuable resource Click here. The searchable index is available at the TSLA; another version is available at World Vital Records.
  • Whitley, Edythe Rucker. Tennessee Genealogical Records: Henry County "Old Time Stuff." 1968; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998. Digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes a list of legislative petitions from residents of Henry County covering the years 1821 to 1855.]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Bibliography

  • Beasley - Lockhart, William Thomas. The Beasley Family of Benton, Henry, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys and Stewart Counties of Tennessee. Florissant, Missouri: W. Lockhart, 1985. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 B38Lw.
  • Clark - Gilbert, Thomas Graves. Francis Clark of Louisa County, Virginia: and His Descendants in Carroll County, Tennessee: Family Members of Michael Clark of England and Barbados and His Son Francis Clark of Louisa County, Virginia, the Migration of His Sons to Anson County, North Carolina and Descendants to Henry Weakley and Carroll Counties of Tennessee. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 2004. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 C547gt.
  • Freeman - McClellan, Susan Webb and Freeman, Adeline Adeline Freeman Mormon Pioneer Bountiful, Utah Family History Publishers, 1998 Available at the Family History Library FHL 929.273 F877 with a digital version through FamilySearch Digital Library.
  • Fowler - Arthur, Glenn Dora Fowler (Mrs. James Joyce Arthur).Annals of the Fowler Family, with Branches in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, California, and Texas. Austin, Texas, published by the author, 1901. Free digital copy.
  • Green - Williams, Mary Lou. Our Southern Family: The Greens, Malcolms, Thomas, Cooper, Williams and Magness Families of Kentucky and Tennessee. Warren, Mich.: M.L. Williams, 1970. FHL US/CAN Film 874443 Item 5.
  • Hagler - Tayloe, Stephanie Routon. The Hagler Family of Henry Co., Tenn. Buchanan, Tenn.: S.R. Tayloe, 2002?. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 H123t.
  • Haymes - Tayloe, Stephanie Routon. The Family of William Henry Haymes of Henry County, Tennessee. Buchanan, Tenn.: S.R. Tayloe, 2000?. FHL US/CAN Book 929.273 H332t.
  • Humphreys - Humphrey, Leonard. Humphreys of Prince George, Maryland, Caswell-Rockingham Counties, N.C., Henry County, Tennessee, Greene-Putnam-Sullivan Counties, IND, ... FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 H884hL.
  • Jones - Jones, Henry Earl. Henry Earl Jones. Fairhope, Ala.: H.C. Jones, 1988. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 J71je.
  • McMurtry - McMurtry, Brian L. The West Tennessee McMurtry Family: A Synopsis of the Lives and Historical Background that Surrounded the McMurtry Family of Humphreys, Benton, and Henry County, TN. Newburgh, Ind.: B.L. McMurtry, 2006. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 M229mb.
  • Row - Information about the family of Adam Row, Family Folders, Kentucky State Archives, Frankfort, Ky.
  • Sanders - Tayloe, Stephanie Routon. Sanders Family of Henry Co., Tennessee. Buchanan, Tenn.: S.R. Tayloe, 2004. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 Sa56ts; digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  • Simmons - Simmons, Samuel William. Descendants of John Simmons of North Carolina, 1760. Typescript, 1979. FHL 1266737
  • Wharton - Wharton, Richard. Richard Wharton Papers, 1863-1906. Book contributor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A diary, letters and other writings including his service in the Confederate Army , letters relating to family matters, a genealogy of the Wharton family, poems and speeches. Free digital copy, courtesy: Internet Archive.
  • Williams - Williams, E. Ray. The Williams Families of Henry County, Tennessee. Paris, TN: E.R. Williams, 1971. Available at FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 W67wer; FHL US/CAN Fiche 6046888; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • Wilson - King, Stephen Lynn. William Duncan Wilson Sgt. Co. K 46, Tenn. Inf., Confederate States Army, Sept. 15, 1841- Mar. 21, 1936. Bowling Green, Ky.: S.L. King, 1986. FHL FAM HIST Book 921.73 W699k.

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

  • Henry County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1822 and is located at the Courthouse, P.O. Box 24, 100 W Washington St., Paris, TN 38242; telephone (731) 642-2412. Land and property records include transfer of real estate or personal property, mortgages, leases, surveys, and entries
  • Henry County Deed Books Vol. 1-1822-1825. Simmons Historical Publications. Digital version available at World Vital Records ($).
  • Henry County Deed Books Vol. 2-1825-1827. Simmons Historical Publications. Digital version available at World Vital Records ($).
  • Whitley, Edythe Rucker. Tennessee Genealogical Records: Henry County "Old Time Stuff." 1968; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998. Digital version at Ancestry ($). Includes some early deed abstracts.
  • The Family History Library has microfilmed copies of deeds 1821-1899; Land entry books 1820-1886; surveyers report books 1826-1905; and ranger books (stray livestock) 185601873.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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for more resources

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War
The following Henry County Revolutionary War records are available online through TNGenWeb:

Additional resources include:

War of 1812

  • Embry, Hermione D. "War of 1812 - Tennessee Pensioners on List - January 2, 1883," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jul. 1960):65-68. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a v. 7 (1960); digital version at journal website. [Includes Hamilton County pensioners (p. 68)]
  • Whitley, Edythe Rucker. Tennessee Genealogical Records: Henry County "Old Time Stuff." 1968; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998. Digital version at Ancestry. Includes 1883 List of War of 1812 Pensioners.

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Men in Henry County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (part of a large regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Henry County:

Confederate Soldiers

Union Soldiers

Additional sources for Civil War soldiers from Henry County:

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Many Tennessee newspapers are filmed and available at TSLA. Most of these newspapers may be accessed by interlibrary loan to libraries within Tennessee, although there are some newspapers which are not available in or outside of Tennessee. For further information regarding interlibrary loan policies and newspapers not available for interlibrary loan click here. For a list of newspapers available at the archives for Henry County click on the following city:

  • 1794-1851 - Lucas, Silas Emmett. Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers 1794-1851. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1978. FHL 976.8 V2L.

For deaths of Methodists in Henry County between the 1830s and the 1920s, try searching in the following records:

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Historic Residences

Prisons

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Genealogical periodicals can contain unique sources and can be local, regional, or statewide. The following periodicals cover this county:

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The County Court has responsibility for the probate records of Henry County.

Online Records and Indexes

Book Abstracts and Indexes

  • 1839-1860 - Dunlap, Linda S. The Complete Index to Henry County, Tennessee Trustees, Administrators, Executors and Guardian Bonds, 1839-1860. Paris, Tennessee: W.G. Rhea Public Library, (2003?). (FHL book 976.834 P22dL.)
  • 1822-1866 - Dunlap, Linda S. The Complete Index to Henry County, Tennessee Wills and Administrations, Volumes A-H, 1822-1866. No publication information. (FHL book 976.834 P22d.)
  • 1822-1988 - McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy. Henry County, Tennessee 1822-1988 Wills Index. Paris, Tennessee: G.B. McNutt, 1988. (FHL book 976.834 P22m.)
  • 1856-1905 - McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy.Henry County, Tennessee, Intestate Records Index: Administrators, Executors, Guardianship Bonds. Paris, Tennessee: G.B. McNutt, 1988. (FHL book 976.834 P22mg.)
  • 1822-1861 - Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. Index to Tennessee Wills & Administrations 1779-1861. Nashville, Tenn. Byron Sistler & Associates, Inc., 1990. FHL US/CAN 976.8 P22s. Includes an index to this county's probate records.
  • Whitley, Edythe Rucker. Tennessee Genealogical Records: Henry County "Old Time Stuff." 1968; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998. Digital version at Ancestry ($). Includes will indexes 1856-1863, 1879-1902, some earlier will abstracts, as well as estates, guardians, orders, etc.
  • USGenWeb's Henry County page has links to some Henry County wills.

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

The original Henry County Tax Books 1827-1873 were microfilmed by TSLA in 1969. FHL copies: FHL US/CAN Films 1011525-1011526.

Book Abstracts and Indexes[10]

  • 1823 Inman, W.O. "Pen Sketches" Index: Henry County, 1824 Land Sale for Taxes (Unpaid for 1823). n.p.: W.O. Inman, n.d. FHL US/CAN Book 976.834 R42i.
  • 1823 Sheriff's Sale for Taxes, March Term 1824, Henry Co., Tenn., Family Findings, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr. 1972). For access, see Henry.
  • 1827-1835 - Historical Records Project. Tax Books, 1827-1835, Henry County, Tennessee. Typescript, Tennessee State Library, Nashville, Tenn. Microfilmed in 1943. FHL US/CAN Film 24700.
  • 1827 McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy. Henry County, Tennessee, 1827 Tax List. Paris, Tenn.: G.B. McNutt, 1988. FHL US/CAN Book 976.834 R4m 1827.
  • 1836 - Hughes, Thomas Proctor. "Henry County, Tennessee 1836 Tax Record," Ansearchin' News, Vol. 28, No. 2 (Summer 1981):59-64; Vol. 28, No. 3 (Fall 1981):135-140. FHL US/CAN Book 976.8 B2a v. 28 (1981); digital version at society's website. For further access, see Henry.
  • 1836 Douthat, James L. 1836 Henry County, Tennessee Civil District and Tax Lists. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1993. FHL US/CAN Book 976.834 R4d; online: index and purchase details.
  • 1836 Tax Lists, 1836, Tennessee Genealogy and History, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Apr. 1997).
  • 1890 McNutt, Gwyn Bellamy. Henry County, Tennessee, 1890 Tax List. Paris, Tenn.: G.B. McNutt, 1988. FHL US/CAN Book 976.834 R4m 1890.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1764-2002 - W.G. Rhea Public Library. Genealogy Department. Compilation of Henry County, Tennessee Vital Records, 1764-2002. 2 vols. Paris, Tenn.: W.G. Rhea Public Library, 2002-2003. FHL US/CAN Book 976.834 V3c v. 1 ff. Information drawn from cemetery records, marriages, and funeral home records.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes and Records


Book Abstracts and Indexes

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

  • W.P.A. Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1941. FamilySearch Digital Library;

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Henry County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Tennessee Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

  • Paris Tennessee Family History Center
    1921 Lone Oak Rd
    Paris, TN, 38242
    Telephone: 731-642-2285
    website

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Henry County. For state-wide library facilities, see Tennessee Archives and Libraries.

W.G. Rhea Public Library
400 W Washington St
Paris, TN
Phone: 731-642-1702
Website

Genealogical Resources: The W.O. Inman Room is housed in the Rhea Public Library and has a variety of resources including Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, Military Records, Divorce Records, Estate Records, Newspapers including the Paris Post-Intellegencer and TriCounty Star, Funeral Home Records, Cemetery Records, Census Records, and Land Records. For more information, see the Henry County Archive and Genealogy Library website.

West Tennessee Heritage Study Center
Paul Meek Library
University of Tennessee at Martin
Phone: 731-881-7060
Hours vary by semester
Website

The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakley and Carlisle (KY), Fulton (KY), and Hickman (KY) counties in Kentucky.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Henry County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Tennessee Societies.
Henry County Genealogical Society
P.O. BOX 1411
Paris, TN 38242
Phone: 731-644-9040
Website

West Tennessee Historical Society
P.O. Box 111046
Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-475-6608
E-mail: efrank@memphis.edu
Website


Websites[edit | edit source]

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Research Guides[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Henry, Tennessee" in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_County,_Tennessee accessed 21 Dec 2018
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Voice of Lynnae Weller, Kingsport, Tenn. (2010).
  5. Voice of Gene Black, FamilySearch employee, former resident of Bristol, Tenn. (2010).
  6. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  7. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tennessee.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  8. Wikipedia contributors, "Henry County, Tennessee," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_County,_Tennessee, accessed 22 November 2019.
  9. "List of counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  10. The Heritage Quest Online version of PERSI aided in the compilation of this list.
  11. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d3/Igitennesseef.pdf.