Contra Costa County

Marriage Records, Marriage Licenses, Marriage Indexes:

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Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder

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History: Formed 1850-original county.
County Seat=Martinez

Communities in Contra Costa County where your ancestors may have had a wedding and lived: Acalanes Ridge, Alamo, Alhambra Valley, Antioch, Bay Point, Bayview, Bayview-Montalvin, Bethel Island, Blackhawk, Brentwood, Byron, Camino Tassajara, Canyon, Castle Hill, Clayton, Clyde, Concord, Contra Costa Centre, Crockett, Danville, Diablo, Discovery Bay, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Hasford Heights, Hercules, Kensington, Knightsen, Lafayette, Livorna, Martinez, Montalvin Manor, Moraga, Mountain View, Norris Canyon, North Gate, North Richmond, Nortonville, Oakley, Orinda, Pacheco, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Port Chicago, Port Costa, Reliez Valley, Richmond, Richmond Heights, Rodeo, Rollingwood, Rossmoor, San Miguel, San Pablo, San Ramon, Saranap, Shell Ridge, Somersville, Tara Hills, Vine Hill, and Walnut Creek.

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 25 newspapers in Contra Costa County for these areas: Alamo, Antioch, Bethel Island, Brentwood, Byron, Concord, Crockett, Danville, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Kensington, Lafayette, Martinez, Oakley, Orinda, Pacheco, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Port Chicago, Richmond, Rodeo, San Pablo, San Ramon, Walnut Creek.

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