North Dakota Marriage Records Search

Perform a free North Dakota public marriage records search, including marriage licenses, certificates, registries, and indexes.


City of Dickinson Government Burial Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Gis Maps, Land Records View City of Dickinson Government burial records maps by cemetery, plot, name and birth and death dates. Search Records


Ellendale Cemetery Website Employee Directory, Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Gis Maps, Land Records View Ellendale Cemetery webpage information about purchasing and maintaining burial plots, cremations, memorial placements, includes link to plot map. Search Records

Mcintosh County Genealogy Records Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View McIntosh County genealogical records, including biographies, obituaries, marriages and births. Search Records

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North Dakota Department of Health Death Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search North Dakota Department of Health public death index by name, date of death, or county of death. Search Records

North Dakota Department of Human Services Adoption Records Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View North Dakota Department of Human Services adoption agency listings by agency name, contact names and phone numbers. Search Records

North Dakota State Board of Funeral Service Press Releases Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Professional License Search View North Dakota State Board of Funeral Service news releases, listed by month and year. Search Records

North Sioux City Cemetery Department Burial Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Gis Maps, Land Records View North Sioux City Cemetery Department burial maps and deeds, including complete internment list. Search Records

Sheridan County Burial Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Sheridan County cemetery information, including list of all cemeteries in the county. Search Records

Stutsman County Recorder's Office Marriage Applications Marriage Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Employee Directory View Stutsman County Recorder's Office general information and requirement for marriage licenses including fees. Search Records

Towner County Genealogy Records Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Towner County genealogical records, including biographies, obituaries, marriages and births. Search Records

Walsh County Clerk of District Court Website Employee Directory, Court Records, Divorce Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Marriage Records View Walsh County Clerk of District Court webpage, including an address, phone number, and email address. Search Records

Walsh County Genealogy Records Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Walsh County genealogy and history information, including census records, marriage records and obituaries. Search Records

Walsh County Recorder Website Employee Directory, Court Records, Marriage Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records View Walsh County Recorder webpage, including contact information, office hours, and duties. Search Records

Walsh County Recorder's Office Marriage Applications Marriage Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Walsh County Recorder's Office marriage licenses information including fees and age requirements. Search Records

Ward County Recorder Website Employee Directory, Land Records, Marriage Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records View Ward County Recorder home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address. Search Records

Ward County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Criminal Records, Warrant Search View Ward County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List. Search Records

Wells County Clerk of Court's Office Marriage Applications Marriage Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Court Records View Wells County Clerk of Court's Office marriage license information, including fee, document requirements, age requirement, and certificate information. Search Records

Wells County Recorder's Office Website Employee Directory, Divorce Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Marriage Records View Wells County Recorder's Office webpage, including contact information, news, downloads, and links to recorder resources. Search Records

Williams County Auditor Website Employee Directory, Court Records, Marriage Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Tax Records View Williams County Auditor home page, including hours, phone number, and address. Search Records

About Marriage Records Search

What are Marriage Records?

Marriage Records are official documents that contain information about marriages. These include marriage licenses, certificates, registries, and indexes. Marriage Records can show whether a marriage is legally valid, which may be required to obtain benefits related to marriage.

A marriage license is a document issued by a state authority that permits a couple to get married. Couples must apply for a marriage license, and the document includes personal information about the individuals, such as names, dates of birth, and in some cases, disclosure of prior marriages. After getting married, couples must submit the marriage license form to the appropriate state authority in order to receive a marriage certificate, which is legal proof of the marriage.

Marriage registries are databases of all marriages that have taken place in a jurisdiction. Similarly, a marriage index includes records of marriage licenses and certificates issued by a particular office. In some states, these records may only become public after a waiting period. These databases are valuable resources for historians and social scientists to understand marriage patterns over time.

Marriage Records can prove that a marriage is valid. A certified marriage certificate is legal proof of the marriage, and it can be used to certify that a marriage is officially recognized by the state. Valid Marriage Records are required to apply for insurance on a spouse's plan, receive spousal benefits, establish paternity, or apply for a name change.

Genealogical research also relies on Marriage Records to trace ancestry and understand the relationship between different branches of a family tree. Many government offices have Marriage Records that date back to the 1800s or earlier, providing a wealth of information to understand a family's history. These records can establish when a couple married, the woman's maiden name, and where a couple filed for marriage. In some cases, the Marriage Records may also list the names of the couple's parents.