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Access the records: New Brunswick Marriage Registers, 1789-1889 .
This collection will include records from 1789 to 1889.
Marriage registers containing transcriptions from church records submitted by various denominations. Most volumes are indexed by county or year range. The records are written partly in English and French.
The dates listed are registration dates and not the dates of the marriages. The registers may contain marriages that took place much earlier than the registration date.
Registers include individual indexes to grooms (first letter of surname) except for the following counties: Gloucester, 1873-1887; Kent, 1844-1887; Westmorland, 1875-1885; York, 1832-1836.
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of marriage
- Names of the bride and groom
- Notes if the bride or groom were single or widowed
- Name of person solemnizing the marriage
- Names of witnesses
How to Use the Record
To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
- Name of bride or groom
- County of marriage
- Approximate year of marriage
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- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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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.
- "New Brunswick, Marriage Registers, 1789-1889." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Vital Statistics Branch. Provincial Archives, Fredericton.
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