Substitute Records for United States Marriage Information

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(change links to United States pages)
Line 7: Line 7:
 
*[[United States Obituaries|OBITUARIES]] may include the name of a surviving spouse and later obituaries may also include date and place of marriage  
 
*[[United States Obituaries|OBITUARIES]] may include the name of a surviving spouse and later obituaries may also include date and place of marriage  
 
*[[United States Military Records|MILITARY RECORDS]] especially pensions for widows may include name of spouse as well as date and place of marriage  
 
*[[United States Military Records|MILITARY RECORDS]] especially pensions for widows may include name of spouse as well as date and place of marriage  
*[[United States Vital Records#Death_Records|DEATH RECORDS]] may include the name of spouse and whether married, widowed, or divorced  
+
*[[United States Vital Records#Vital Records in Each State|DEATH RECORDS]] may include the name of spouse and whether married, widowed, or divorced  
 
*[[United States Census|CENSUS RECORDS]] after 1850 may list the first names of spouse and censuses in the twentieth century include information such as number of years married  
 
*[[United States Census|CENSUS RECORDS]] after 1850 may list the first names of spouse and censuses in the twentieth century include information such as number of years married  
 
*[[United States Bible Records|BIBLE RECORDS]] may include dates of marriage as well as the maiden name of spouses
 
*[[United States Bible Records|BIBLE RECORDS]] may include dates of marriage as well as the maiden name of spouses
  
 
<br>
 
<br>

Revision as of 21:55, 24 May 2013

Marriage Information Substitutes


  • NEWSPAPERS ANNOUNCEMENTS such as wedding announcements or golden anniversaries will include marriage information
  • CHURCH RECORDS will list maiden name of spouse as well as date and place of marriage
  • OBITUARIES may include the name of a surviving spouse and later obituaries may also include date and place of marriage
  • MILITARY RECORDS especially pensions for widows may include name of spouse as well as date and place of marriage
  • DEATH RECORDS may include the name of spouse and whether married, widowed, or divorced
  • CENSUS RECORDS after 1850 may list the first names of spouse and censuses in the twentieth century include information such as number of years married
  • BIBLE RECORDS may include dates of marriage as well as the maiden name of spouses