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Title in the Language of the Record

Nouveau-Brunswick, registres de mariage

Record Description

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.

Record Content

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

Search the Collection

To search the collection by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "County"
⇒Select the appropriate "Year Range" which will take you to the images.

Search the collection images one by one, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors. Keep in mind:

  • 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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Don't overlook FHL Place Canada, New Brunswick items or FHL Keyword New Brunswick items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see New Brunswick Archives and Libraries.

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation

"New Brunswick, Marriage Registers, 1789-1889." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Vital Statistics Branch. Provincial Archives, Fredericton.


Image Citation

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New Brunswick Marriage Registers, 1789-1889.


 

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