Source:Illinois, United States. Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1940

Source Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1940
Coverage
Place Illinois, United States
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Citation
Illinois, United States. Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1940.
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Usage Tips

Source Information: from various archives throughout Illinois. FHL microfilm, Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah

Previous title: Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1934

Title on Ancestry: Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940

Record format

It's not clear that the format is the same throughout the record set. However, the format below was in use in March 1887:

(Left page)
(column 1)
No. of License.
Date of License.
(column 2)
By whom affidavit, if any, is made.
By whom consent to marriage given.
(column 3)
Full Name of Groom.
Place of Residence.
Occupation.
(column 4)
Age next Birthday.
Race or Color.
Place of Birth.
(column 5)
Father's Name.
Mother's Maiden Name.
No. of Groom's Marriage.

(Right, facing page)
(column 1)
Full Name of Bride.
Maiden Name, if a Widow.
Place of Residence.
(column 2)
Age next Birthday.
Race or Color.
Place of Birth.
(column 3)
Father's Name.
Mother's Maiden Name.
No. of Bride's Marriage.
(column 4)
Where and when Married.
Witnesses.
By whom Certified, Name and Office.
(column 5)
Date of Return.
When Registered.