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Title in the Language of the Record

Please add the title in French here.

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1789-1889. 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. 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.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Various denominations. Marriage Registers. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in the marriage registers usually contain the following information:

  • Date of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Notes if the bride or groom were single or widowed
  • Names of witnesses
  • The bride’s and groom’s ages, residences, occupations, names of parents, and birthplaces
  • Names of previous marriage partners
  • A note whether a parent or other party gave permission for the marriage

How to Use the Record

To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “County" ⇒Select the “Year Range” which will take you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Related Websites

Brunswick Provincial Archives

Related Wiki Articles

New Brunswick Church Records

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"New Brunswick, Marriage Registers, 1789-1889," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 7 June 2012), Charlotte > 1788-1854 > Image 507 of 560; George Washburn and Elizabeth Gilmore, married 18 October 1849; citing Various denominations. Marriage Registers. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.


 

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