New York Marriage Records Search

Perform a free New York public marriage records search, including marriage licenses, certificates, registries, and indexes.


City of Cortland Public Records Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records Search City of Cortland public records database by names, keywords, dates, and case types. Search Records


Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Burial Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search Holy Sepulchre Cemetery burial records database by first, last and middle name and birth and death year. Search Records

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Mount Hebron Cemetery Death Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search Mount Hebron Cemetery interment search by name, year of death, and more. Search Records

Mount Lebanon Cemetery Burial Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search Mount Lebanon Cemetery interment search by name, date of death, and more. Search Records

Oakfield Town's Reed Cemetery Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search Oakfield Town's Reed Cemetery grave records by first name or last name. Search Records

Orange County Clerk County Records Property Records, Land Records, Tax Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records Search Orange County Clerk recorded documents database by name, date range, group and description, town, book/page and instrument number. Search Records

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Parma Union Cemetery Burial Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search Parma Union Cemetery burial records using the deceased first or last name. Search Records

Steuben County Government Obituaries Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Steuben County Government obituary records list by name, age, birth and death dates, cemetery and town. Search Records

Suffolk County Clerk's Office Website Employee Directory, Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records View Suffolk County Clerk's Office general information page, including contact information of all the town clerks. Search Records

Tompkins County Historian Division Website Employee Directory, Gis Maps, Land Records, Genealogy, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records View Tompkins County Historian Division general information including brochures, maps and contact information. Search Records

Town of Granby Cemetery Directory Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Town of Granby cemeteries list page including names, locations, documents and contact information. Search Records

Town of Oakfield Cemetery Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Town of Oakfield cemetery database, including names and addresses of cemeteries. Search Records

Town of Otsego Historical Archives Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search Town of Otsego, New York historical archives for information on various local cemeteries as compiled by town historians. Search Records

Town of Urbana Cemetery Association Cemetery List Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Town of Urbana Cemetery Association cemeteries list with a link to description and burial records for each cemetery. Search Records

Warren County Historian Archives Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Warren County Historian resources list, including census, revolutionary war and cemetery records. Search Records

Washington County Historian's Office Archives Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Washington County Historian's Office research information, including how to request for search records and available records. Search Records

Webster Union Cemetery Burial Records Death Records, Vital Records, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Webster Union Cemetery burial records list by first, last and middle name, age, birthplace and death date. 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.