Orange County

Marriage Records, Marriage Licenses, Marriage Indexes:

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Orange County Clerk-Recorder

Indexes:

History: Formed 1889 from Los Angeles county.
County Seat=Santa Ana

Communities in Orange County where your ancestors may have had a wedding and lived: Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza, Cowan Heights, Cypress, Dana Point, Emerald Bay, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Las Flores, Lemon Heights, Los Alamitos, Midway City, Mission Viejo, Modjeska Canyon, Newport Beach, North Tustin, Olive, Orange, Orange Park Acres, Placentia, Rancho Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Red Hill, Rossmoor, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Silverado, Stanton, Sunset Beach, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.

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 42 newspapers in Orange County for these areas: Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Balboa Island, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, El Dorado Park, El Toro, Fairview, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Leisure World, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Olive, Orange, Placentia, Rossmoor, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Silverado, Silverado Canyon, Stanton, Tustin, Westminster, Yorba Linda.

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