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Look for more detailed information on each of these areas in the Wiki under each State Portal page by clicking on the link for each of these different types of Records. You can also find more information on marriage records at [[United States Vital Records|United States Vital Records]].<br>  
 
Look for more detailed information on each of these areas in the Wiki under each State Portal page by clicking on the link for each of these different types of Records. You can also find more information on marriage records at [[United States Vital Records|United States Vital Records]].<br>  
  
== <br>Summary of where to find Marriage Records online for each State<br>  ==
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= <br>Summary of online Marriage Records by State<br>  =
  
 
For more details about marriage records in each state go to the State Vital Records page for that state.&nbsp; This listing is just a summary of places online where you can search for marriage records for each State.<br>  
 
For more details about marriage records in each state go to the State Vital Records page for that state.&nbsp; This listing is just a summary of places online where you can search for marriage records for each State.<br>  
  
===== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Alabama%2C_United_States%2C_Search_Strategies_for_Locating_Births%2C_Marriages_and_Deaths Alabama]<br>  =====
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== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Alabama%2C_United_States%2C_Search_Strategies_for_Locating_Births%2C_Marriages_and_Deaths Alabama]<br>  ==
  
 
[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7838&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Alabama Marriage Collection 1800-1969] searchable online at Ancestry.com  
 
[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7838&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Alabama Marriage Collection 1800-1969] searchable online at Ancestry.com  
  
===== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Alaska_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration Alaska]<br>  =====
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Alaska_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration Alaska]<br>  ==
  
 
[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has some Alaska Marriage Records available to search for free online.<br>  
 
[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has some Alaska Marriage Records available to search for free online.<br>  
  
===== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Arizona_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration Arizona]<br>  =====
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Arizona_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration Arizona]<br>  ==
  
 
[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has some Arizona Marriage Records available to search for free online.  
 
[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has some Arizona Marriage Records available to search for free online.  
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7847&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Arizona Marriage Collection 1864-1982] is searchable online at Ancestry.com  
 
[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7847&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Arizona Marriage Collection 1864-1982] is searchable online at Ancestry.com  
  
===== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Arkansas_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Arkansas]  =====
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Arkansas_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Arkansas]  ==
  
 
[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8780&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Arkansas Marriage Index 1933-1939] is searchable online at Ancestry.com  
 
[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8780&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Arkansas Marriage Index 1933-1939] is searchable online at Ancestry.com  
  
===== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/California_Vital_Records_-_Civil_Registration#Marriages_and_Divorces California]  =====
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/California_Vital_Records_-_Civil_Registration#Marriages_and_Divorces California]  ==
  
 
[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1144&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 California Marriage Index 1960-1985] is searchable online at Ancestry.com  
 
[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1144&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 California Marriage Index 1960-1985] is searchable online at Ancestry.com  
  
[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has some California Marriage Records available to search for free online.<br>
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has some California Marriage Records available to search for free online.<br>  
  
 
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===== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado_Vital_Records#Marriages Colorado]<br> =====
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== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado_Vital_Records#Marriages Colorado]<br>  ==
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has some Colorado Marriage Records available to search for free online.
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/DenMarriage/denver_and_arapahoe_county_marri.htm Arapahoe County including Denver Colorado Marriage Records 1861-1868] is searchable online at the Colorado State Archives.<br>
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/marriage/gilpin_index.htm Gilpin County Marriage Index 1864-1944] is searchable online at the Colorado State Archives.
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Connecticut_Vital_Records Connecticut]  ==
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7158 Connecticut Marriage Index 1959-2001] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1062&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Connecticut Town Marriage Records pre-1970] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Delaware_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Delaware]  ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1508&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Deleware Marriage Records 1744-1912] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Florida_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_and_Divorce_Records Florida]  ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8784&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Florida Marriage Records 1822-1875 and 1927-2001] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Georgia_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Georgia]<br> ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=29467&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Marriage Records of Bolloch County Georgia] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Hawaii_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Early_Marriage_Records Hawaii]<br> ==
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Idaho_Vital_Records Idaho]<br> ==
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
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contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Illinois_Vital_Records#Marriages Illinois]<br> ==
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[http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/marrsrch.html Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900] is searchable online for free at the Illinois State Archives<br>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1500 Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index 1930-1960] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3248 Piatt County, Illinois Marriage and Cemetery Records 1841-1852] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Indiana_Vital_Records#Marriages Indiana]<br> ==
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5059 Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=30066&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Marriage records of Kosciusko County, Indiana] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=30071&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Marriage records St. Joseph County, South Bend, Indiana] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=30083&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Whitley County, Indiana Marriage Records 1838-1860] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://208.119.135.17/db/in_marriages_1850/marriages_search.asp Indiana Marriages through 1850] is searchable online at the Indiana State Library
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[http://208.119.135.17/db/in_marriages_1993_2002/in_marriages_search.asp Indiana Marriages 1993-2002] is searchable online at the Indiana State Library
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Iowa_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage Iowa]<br> ==
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[http://iagenweb.org/history/marriages/earlyiowamarriages.htm Early Iowa Marriages 1850 and Before] is searchable online at the Iowa GenWeb project<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kansas_Vital_Records#Marriage_and_Divorce_Records Kansas]<br> ==
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3444 Kansas Marriage Index 1854-1873] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6267 Leavenworth County, Kansas Marriage Records 1900-1920] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Kentucky]<br> ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1117&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Kentucky Marriage Records, 1852-1914] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8787 Kentucky Marriage Index 1973-1999] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DKentucky%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Other Kentucky Marriage Records Databases] are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Vital_Records#Marriage_Records Louisiana]<br> ==
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6500 New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index 1831-1925] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5228 Louisiana Marriage Records 1851-1900] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=29706&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Marriage contracts of French Colonial Louisiana] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Maine_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration Maine]<br> ==
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Maryland_Vital_Records#Marriage_Records Maryland]<br> ==
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DMaryland%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some Marriage Records for Maryland Databases] are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Massachusetts_Vital_Records Massachusetts]<br> ==
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4079 Massachusetts Town Marriage Records] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DMassachusetts%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some other Marriage Records for Massachusetts] are searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DVital%20Records%20Massachusetts%26keyword%3D%26 Vital Records of Massachusetts to the year 1850] books are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://books.google.com/books?q=Vital+Records+of+Massachusetts&as_brr=1 Vital Records of Massachusetts to the year 1850] books are searchable online at Google Books
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Michigan_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_and_Divorce_Records Michigan]<br> ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=27353&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Michigan Marriage Records 1870-1887] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Minnesota_Vital_Records-Civil_Registration#County_Records_of_Marriages Minnesota]<br> ==
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8721 Minnesota Marriage Collection 1958-2001] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Mississippi_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#State_Records_of_Marriages Mississippi]<br> ==
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DMississippi%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some Mississippi Marriage Records] are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Missouri_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Missouri]<br> ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1171&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Marriage Records 1805-2002] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DMissouri%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some other Marriage Records Databases] are searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Montana_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration Montana]<br> ==
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index contains] some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Nebraska_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Nebraska]<br> ==
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Nevada_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records Nevada]<br> ==
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1100&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Nevada Marriage Index 1956-2005] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DNevada%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some other Nevada Marriage Databases] are searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/New_Hampshire_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration New Hampshire]<br> ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=30178&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Some Marriage Records for New Hampshire] are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/New_Jersey_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records New Jersey]<br> ==
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DNew%20Jersey%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some Marriage Records for New Jersey] are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:New_Mexico New Mexico]<br> ==
 
[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
 
[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
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contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/New_York_Vital_Records#Marriage_Records New York]<br> ==
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DNew%20York%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some New York Marriage Databases] are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/North_Carolina_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_Records.2C_Early_to_1868 North Carolina]<br> ==
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8909&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 North Carolina Marriage Collection 1741-2004] is searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DNorth%20Carolina%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some other North Carolina Marriage Databases] are searchable online at Ancestry.com
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/North_Dakota_Vital_Records North Dakota]<br> ==
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ohio_Vital_Records#Marriage_and_Divorce_Records Ohio]<br> ==
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/DenMarriage/denver_and_arapahoe_county_marri.htm Arapahoe County including Denver Colorado Marriage Records 1861-1868] is searchable online at the Colorado State Archives.<br>
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DOhio%20Marriage%26keyword%3D%26 Some Ohio Marriage Databases] are searchable online at Ancestry.com<br>
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/marriage/gilpin_index.htm Gilpin County Marriage Index 1864-1944] is searchable online at the Colorado State Archives.
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[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=2;c=1494476;t=browsable;w= Ohio Diocese of Toleto Catholic Parish Records 1784-2004] is searchable online for free at FamilySearch Record Search.
  
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== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Oklahoma_Vital_Records#Marriage_and_Divorce_Records Oklahoma]<br> ==
  
[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7158 Connecticut Marriage Index 1959-2001] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1062&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Connecticut Town Marriage Records pre-1970] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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<br>Oregon<br>
  
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] contains some Oregon Marriage records and is searchable online for free.<br>
  
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1508&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Deleware Marriage Records 1744-1912] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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<br>Pennsylvania<br>
  
===== <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Florida_Vital_Records-_Civil_Registration#Marriage_and_Divorce_Records Florida] =====
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[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8784&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Florida Marriage Records 1822-1875 and 1927-2001] is searchable online at Ancestry.com
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<br>Tennessee<br>
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<br>Utah<br>
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
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contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.
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<br>Vermont<br>
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<br>Virginia<br>
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<br>Washington<br>
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
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contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.
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<br>Wyoming <br>
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
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contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.
  
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<br>Georgia<br>Hawaii<br>Idaho<br>Illinois<br>Indiana<br>Iowa<br>Kansas<br>Kentucky<br>Louisiana<br>Maine<br>Maryland<br>Massachusetts<br>Michigan<br>Minnesota<br>Mississippi<br>Missouri<br>Montana<br>Nebraska<br>Nevada<br>New Hampshire<br>New Jersey<br>New Mexico<br>New York<br>North Carolina<br>North Dakota<br>Ohio<br>Oklahoma<br>Oregon<br>Pennsylvania<br>Rhode Island<br>South Carolina<br>South Dakota<br>Tennessee<br>Texas<br>Utah<br>Vermont<br>Virginia<br>Washington<br>West Virginia<br>Wisconsin<br>Wyoming <br>
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Revision as of 01:37, 2 January 2009

Places to look for Marriage Records

  • State Archives
  • City and County civil registrations
  • Chruch records of marriages
  • Online records sites like Ancestry, Footnote, World Vital Records, Heritage Quest...
  • FamilySearch in the Advanced Search, Records Search, and Historic Books
  • Newspapers often listed articles about marriages
  • Family Bibles and personal histories
  • Obituraries sometimes give marriage dates
  • Submitted genealogies posted by others
  • Google and other web site search sites, and don't forget to search Google Books

Look for more detailed information on each of these areas in the Wiki under each State Portal page by clicking on the link for each of these different types of Records. You can also find more information on marriage records at United States Vital Records.


Summary of online Marriage Records by State

For more details about marriage records in each state go to the State Vital Records page for that state.  This listing is just a summary of places online where you can search for marriage records for each State.

Alabama

Alabama Marriage Collection 1800-1969 searchable online at Ancestry.com


Alaska

Western States Marriage Index has some Alaska Marriage Records available to search for free online.


Arizona

Western States Marriage Index has some Arizona Marriage Records available to search for free online.

Arizona Marriage Collection 1864-1982 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Arkansas

Arkansas Marriage Index 1933-1939 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


California

California Marriage Index 1960-1985 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Western States Marriage Index has some California Marriage Records available to search for free online.


Colorado

Western States Marriage Index has some Colorado Marriage Records available to search for free online.

Arapahoe County including Denver Colorado Marriage Records 1861-1868 is searchable online at the Colorado State Archives.

Gilpin County Marriage Index 1864-1944 is searchable online at the Colorado State Archives.


Connecticut

Connecticut Marriage Index 1959-2001 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Connecticut Town Marriage Records pre-1970 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Delaware

Deleware Marriage Records 1744-1912 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Florida

Florida Marriage Records 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 is searchable online at Ancestry.com



Georgia

Marriage Records of Bolloch County Georgia is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Hawaii



Idaho

Western States Marriage Index contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.


Illinois

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900 is searchable online for free at the Illinois State Archives

Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index 1930-1960 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Piatt County, Illinois Marriage and Cemetery Records 1841-1852 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Indiana

Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Marriage records of Kosciusko County, Indiana is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Marriage records St. Joseph County, South Bend, Indiana is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Whitley County, Indiana Marriage Records 1838-1860 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Indiana Marriages through 1850 is searchable online at the Indiana State Library

Indiana Marriages 1993-2002 is searchable online at the Indiana State Library


Iowa

Early Iowa Marriages 1850 and Before is searchable online at the Iowa GenWeb project


Kansas

Kansas Marriage Index 1854-1873 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Leavenworth County, Kansas Marriage Records 1900-1920 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Kentucky

Kentucky Marriage Records, 1852-1914 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Kentucky Marriage Index 1973-1999 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Other Kentucky Marriage Records Databases are searchable online at Ancestry.com


Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index 1831-1925 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Louisiana Marriage Records 1851-1900 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Marriage contracts of French Colonial Louisiana is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Maine



Maryland

Some Marriage Records for Maryland Databases are searchable online at Ancestry.com


Massachusetts

Massachusetts Town Marriage Records is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Some other Marriage Records for Massachusetts are searchable online at Ancestry.com

Vital Records of Massachusetts to the year 1850 books are searchable online at Ancestry.com

Vital Records of Massachusetts to the year 1850 books are searchable online at Google Books


Michigan

Michigan Marriage Records 1870-1887 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Minnesota

Minnesota Marriage Collection 1958-2001 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Mississippi

Some Mississippi Marriage Records are searchable online at Ancestry.com


Missouri

Missouri Marriage Records 1805-2002 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Some other Marriage Records Databases are searchable online at Ancestry.com


Montana

Western States Marriage Index contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.


Nebraska



Nevada

Western States Marriage Index contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.

Nevada Marriage Index 1956-2005 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Some other Nevada Marriage Databases are searchable online at Ancestry.com


New Hampshire

Some Marriage Records for New Hampshire are searchable online at Ancestry.com


New Jersey

Some Marriage Records for New Jersey are searchable online at Ancestry.com


New Mexico

Western States Marriage Index contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.


New York

Some New York Marriage Databases are searchable online at Ancestry.com


North Carolina

North Carolina Marriage Collection 1741-2004 is searchable online at Ancestry.com

Some other North Carolina Marriage Databases are searchable online at Ancestry.com


North Dakota


Ohio

Some Ohio Marriage Databases are searchable online at Ancestry.com

Ohio Diocese of Toleto Catholic Parish Records 1784-2004 is searchable online for free at FamilySearch Record Search.


Oklahoma




Oregon

Western States Marriage Index contains some Oregon Marriage records and is searchable online for free.



Pennsylvania




Rhode Island




South Carolina




South Dakota




Tennessee



Texas




Utah
Western States Marriage Index contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.



Vermont



Virginia




Washington
Western States Marriage Index contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.



West Virginia




Wisconsin




Wyoming
Western States Marriage Index contains some Hawaii Marriages and is searchable online for free.