A Tennessee notary public is authorized to act in any county in Tennessee and has the power to acknowledge signatures upon personal knowledge or satisfactory proof, to administer oaths, to take depositions, qualify parties to bills in chancery, and to take affidavits. T.C.A. § 8-16-112.
A notary is authorized to take acknowledgments, and to certify the probate or acknowledgment of a deed or other instrument to the county clerk. T.C.A. §§ 66-22-102, 66-22-105