North Carolina Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979 .
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North Carolina, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1759-1979
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City

What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1759 to 1979. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table and Map

A Coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article North Carolina Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records).

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of North Carolina marriages, click here.

Collection Content

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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Collection Citation:

"North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979." Database. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979.

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