Pennsylvania Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the [[International Genealogical Index|International Genealogical Index]] (IGI) along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1725 to 1976. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
  
There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
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*"Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
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*"Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
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*A county or state vital record registration
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These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
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*They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
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*They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
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The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 1998, a few of the entries were published on 7 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "North America Vital Records Index." This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Pennsylvania. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.&nbsp;
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored this index to help individuals find information about their ancestors.&nbsp;
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Pennsylvania.&nbsp; This index is not complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Pennsylvania, Marriages. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts found in birth index entries may include:
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*Name of the child
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*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Birth date
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*Birthplace
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
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*Marriage date
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*Marriage place
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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*Death or burial place
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== Coverage Table  ==
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This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
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Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by state.
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As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br><br>
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== How to Use the Record ==
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The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
“Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940” &nbsp; database, ''FamilySearch ''([https://familysearch.org https://familysearch.org]: accessed 16 March 2012), Samuel Roberts and Mary S Levan, 16 November 1885; FHL microfilm 1,027,957; Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
 
  
 
[[Category:Pennsylvania|Vital]]
 
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Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1725 to 1976. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1726-1930 Marriages, 1725-1976 Deaths and Burials, 1759-1921
Adams 3,160 5,121 1,908
Allegheny 21,637 192,934 280,520
Armstrong 1,678 6,283 0
Beaver 0 9,820 2,712
Bedford 0 5,696 2,982
Berks 25,960 27,975 49,555
Blair 151 3,064 0
Bradford 0 5,393 0
Bucks 1,912 3,732 3,373
Butler 0 6,279 1,236
Cambria 0 0 7,321
Cameron 0 776 0
Carbon 690 0 1,642
Centre 1,925 364 842
Chester 6,715 14,939 3,195
Clarion 0 7,261 1,460
Clearfield 348 5,373 1,950
Clinton 0 4,899 1,343
Columbia 0 7,211 1,403
Crawford 1,222 6,427 5,993
Cumberland 0 8,285 1,894
Dauphin 2,813 29,960 10,761
Delaware 637 8,002 639
Elk 0 256 889
Erie 0 2,840 3,447
Fayette 0 4,445 3,923
Forest 0 0 149
Franklin 103 9,105 3,291
Fulton 0 1,206 389
Greene 183 4,890 291
Huntingdon 560 5,653 0
Indiana 2,288 11,572 696
Jefferson 469 8,489 2,447
Juniata 0 1,886 226
Lackawanna 1,732 0 63,525
Lancaster 4,383 21,872 14,837
Lawrence 0 3,789 995
Lebanon 720 10,426 3,445
Lehigh 7,124 34,031 2,946
Luzerne 0 33,894 18,305
Lycoming 769 0 0
McKean 0 3,883 3,251
Mercer 128 8,870 7,329
Mifflin 359 0 1,736
Monroe 0 320 0
Montgomery 1,584 7,716 0
Montour 0 0 805
Northampton 12,621 13,196 17,040
Northumberland 0 11,799 6,427
Pennsylvania 3,914,099 687,050 384,598
Perry 0 4,590 1,876
Philadelphia 448,839 285,316 329,518
Potter 921 967 169
Schuylkill 1,437 288 13,723
Snyder 0 2,363 0
Somerset 229 12,497 2,865
Sullivan 0 767 113
Susquehanna 0 5,333 0
Tioga 367 209 2,308
Union 0 428 0
Venango 1,701 6,451 6,896
Warren 0 5,782 1,384
Washington 0 2,362 3,567
Wayne 0 3,493 816
Westmoreland 156 2,327 5,250
Wyoming 125 2,055 749
York 104 11,303 24,893
Total 4,469,849 1,593,513 1,315,843

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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