AZ, CO, NE, NM, OR, & WA, 1727-1900 Marriage Index
About the DataThis data set contains information on approximately 154,000 individuals who were married between 1727 and 1900 in select Western states and counties.
Generally, you can learn
the following information about an
You may wish to use the resources at the Family History Library to verify or expand upon the information included here. It is important to note, however, that while microfilm can be borrowed from your local Family History Library, books and microfiche are usually not loaned out.
By locating a copy of the
original marriage record, you may be able to learn a great deal of additional
information. For example, you will probably be able to determine the religious
affiliation of the couple. With this knowledge you can research local churches
for record of children or burials. Simply knowing where an ancestor's wedding
took place can provide clues to help you further your research as well. Once
you learn the location of the wedding, you can look for notice of that wedding
in local newspapers. Or, since weddings usually took place near the bride's
family, you can search local resources for record of nearby relatives.
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