California Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)Edit This Page
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|This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.|
Access the records: California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985 .
This Collection will include records from 1960 to 1985.
The collection consists of an index to marriages from the California Department of Health Services in Sacramento. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
- "California, Marriage Index." Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com. : 2012.
The index may include the following information:
- Name of bride and groom
- Marriage date and place
- Name of spouse (May only list surname)
- Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number
How to Use the Record
To search this collection using the index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:
- The names of the bride and groom
- The marriage place
- The marriage date
|FHL Place California items or FHL Keyword United States, California items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see California Archives and Libraries.|
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