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African American Family History: Marriage Records

Finding & Analyzing U.S. Marriage Records

Major respositories for accessing marriage records. It is also advisable that you check the Secretary of State (SOS) office for a particular state to see if they provide online access to marriage records for that state.

A playlist of marriage record tutorials provided by's YouTube Channel. Click on a thumbnail (displayed at the bottom of the video player) to preview or play a specific tutorial. The videos will also play in sequence.

Good tutorials and tips for locating and analyzing marriage records.