Alameda County

Marriage Records, Marriage Licenses, Marriage Indexes:

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Alameda County Clerk-Recorder (Public Records Index)
1106 Madison Street, Room101
Oakland CA 94607
510-272-6363
Order A Marriage Certificate Copy
Certificates for marriages after 1854 are available for $15.00 a copy.

Indexes:

History: Formed 1853 from Contra Costa and Santa Clara counties.
County Seat=Oakland

Communities in Alameda County where your ancestors may have had a wedding and lived: Alameda, Albany, Albrae, Altamont, Asco, Ashland, Baumberg, Berkeley, Brightside, Brooklyn, Brookshire, Carpenter, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Dougherty, Dresser, Dublin, East Pleasanton, Eden, Emeryville, Fairview, Farwell, Fremont, Hall Station, Halvern, Hayward, Kilkare Woods, Komandorski, Livermore, Lorenzo Station, Mattos, Mendenhall Springs, Midway, Mountain House, Mowry Landing, Murray, Newark, Oakland, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, Radum, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Ramon, Scotts Corner, Sorenson, Sunol, Union City, Verona, and Washington.

Newspapers: Wedding and anniversary announcements among other great genealogy clues, newspapers are often be the best way to find out where a marriage took place. The Library of Congress (free access) has archived 577 newspapers in Alameda County for these areas: Alameda, Albany, Alvarado, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Clinton, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Mission San Jose, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Francisco, San Jose, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Shoemaker, Sunol, Union City, West Oakland.

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