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Indiana Marriage Records:

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Indiana Statewide Genealogy Resources:

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IL, IN, KY, OH, TN, 1720-1926 Marriage Index
Indiana, Indiana, 1790-1850 Marriage Index
Indiana, 1851-1900 Marriage Index

How to Obtain an Indiana Marriage Certificate:

Certified copies of marriage certificates are available from the Clerks of the Circuit Court in the county where the marriage took place. Addresses are included on the county pages. Fees vary by county.

IN State Vital Statistics Office:

Indiana State Department of Health
2 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Information:

(317) 233-2700

Why Would You Want To Look Up Indiana Marriage Records?

Getting married is a wonderful thing.  It's so important that most people spend more time preparing for their wedding day than they do preparing to purchase their first home.  Couples, and their families, often spend enough on a wedding to actually pay for a good portion of a house.  Weddings are important to the marrying couple.  They are a day for family to come together and to spend time letting the bride and groom know how they feel about them.  Once you're married, you'll fill out a marriage license which validates your marriage, and it makes sense that you'd want to hang on to it, as you'll need it to change names on things like bank accounts and to prove that you are actually married.  Why would someone want to look up Indiana marriage records for someone other than themselves?

To Prove Something

One main reason some people search for specific Indiana marriage records is in order to prove that someone is married or that they are divorced.  Unfortunately, there are some people who lie about themselves and present themselves as single when they most definitely are not.  Can you imagine what it would feel like if you were to learn that the person that you're married to was not single like you thought they were? Many people now look for things like Indiana marriage records in order to prove that the person that they're dating is single.

To Find the Past

Another important reason for people to look up Indiana marriage records is to learn about their past.  Marriage records are a great source to learn about your family's past, as they not only give you information about the bride and groom, like the bride and groom's birthdates and places of birth, but they also give you information about the bride and groom's parents as well.  Indiana marriage records will tell you the name of the parents of the happy couple as well as where they were born, and older Indiana marriage records will also give you a hint about how the family members were employed.  Some marriage records will have information about what the couple, or their parents, did as an occupation, and if you're seeking information to fill in your family tree, then this can definitely be a huge help.

To Fulfill Curiosity

Another reason some people look into Indiana marriage records is to fulfill their curiosity.  Are you curious if the parents of the family living next door to you are actually married? Wondering if someone that you're interested in dating at work is single or not? Finding Indiana marriage records is a great way to fill your curious streak.  Best of all it's not only easy to locate Indiana marriage records, but it's also completely free if you know where to go.

There are many reasons why someone would look up Indiana marriage records, so if you've ever been curious, why not start looking up some yourself?  It's easy and free.

 

Indiana Marriages by County:

Adams County


Adams County Resources and Addresses

Adams County INGenWeb

Adams County Circuit Court Clerk
112 S 2nd ST
Decatur, IN 46733
(260)724-2600
Adams County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 33
Geneva, IN 46740
Adams County Historical Society
420 W. Monroe St.
Decatur, IN 46733
(219) 724-2341
Decatur Public Library
128 S. Third St.
Decatur, IN 46733-1691
(219) 724-2605
Wabash Carnegie Public Library
(Holds Adams County marriages 1836-1844)

Allen County Marriages


Other Records

Allen County Resources and Addresses

Allen County Surnames
Allen County, INGenWeb Project

Allen County Circuit Court Clerk
715 S. Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne IN 46802
(260) 449-7890
Allen County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 12003
Fort Wayne IN 46862
Allen County Public Library
900 Webster St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270
(260) 421-1200

Bartholomew County Marriages


Bartholomew  County Resources and Addresses Bartholomew County Surnames
Bartholomew County INGenWeb
Bartholomew Co. Circuit Court Clerk
PO Box 924
Columbus, IN 47201
(812)379-1600
Bartholomew Co. Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2455
Columbus, IN 47202

Benton County Marriages


Benton County Resources and Addresses Benton County INGenWeb
Clerk of Circuit Court
706 E 5th Street, Room 37
Fowler, IN 47944
(765) 884-0930.

(For Marriage, Divorce, Naturalization Records)

Benton County Health Department
Courthouse - 706 East 5th Street, Suite 15
Fowler, IN 47944-1556
(765) 884-1728

(For Birth and Death Records from 1882)

County Recorder
706 E 5th Street, Room 24
Fowler, IN 47944
(765) 884-1630

(For Land Records, such as Deeds and Land Transfers)

Benton County Historical Society
602 E. 7th St.
Fowler, IN 47944
Benton County Public Library
102 N. Van Buren Ave.
Fowler, IN 47944
(765) 884-1720
Earl Park Public Library
P O Box 97
Earl Park , IN 47942-0097
219-474-6932

Blackford County Marriages


Other Records

Blackford County Resources and Addresses

Blackford County INGenWeb

Blackford County Courthouse
110 W. Washington St.
Hartford City, IN 47348-2251
(765) 348-3213
Blackford/Wells County Genealogy Society
P.O. Box 54
Bluffton, IN 46714
Blackford County Historical Society
321 North High Street
P.O. Box 264
Hartford City, IN 47348
Hartford City Public Library
314 N. High St.
Hartford City, IN 47348-2143
(765) 348-1720
Blackford County Health Dept.
506 East VanCleve
Hartford City, IN 47348
(765) 348-3041

Boone County Marriages
Boone County Resources and Addresses 

Boone County Message Board

Boone County INGenWeb
Boone Circuit Court Clerk
Courthouse, Rm 212
Courthouse Sq
Lebanon, IN 46052
(765) 482-3510
Boone County Genealogical Society
Boone County Historical Society
P.O. Box 141
404 W. Main St.
Lebanon IN 46052-0141
(765) 483-9414
Lebanon Public Library
104 E. Washington St.
Lebanon, IN 46052-2298
(765) 482-3460

Brown County Marriages


Brown County Resources and Addresses 

Brown County INGenWeb

Brown Circuit Court Clerk
PO Box 85
Nashville, IN 47448
812-988-5510
Brown County Health Dept.
County Office Bldg, Box 281
Nashville, IN 47448
Brown County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1202
Nashville, IN 47448
Brown County Historical Society
P.O. Box 668
Nashville, IN 47448
(812) 988-6089
Brown County Public Library
246 E. Main St. Box 8
Nashville, IN 47448
(812) 988-2850

Carroll County Marriages


Carroll County Resources and Addresses  

Carroll County Message Board

Carroll County INGenWeb

Early Settlers in Carroll County

Carroll Circuit Court Clerk
(Courthouse, 2nd Floor)
101 W Main St
Delphi, IN 46923
(317) 564-4485
Carroll County Historical Society
P.O. Box 277
Delphi, IN 46923
(765) 564-3152
Delphi Public Library
222 East Main Street
Delphi IN 46923
(765) 564-2929