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Marriage Records (1885-1949)


Marriage Records, 1885 through #64957 of 1949.

Description: The Clerk of the Orphans' Court issues marriage licenses.

Content: The marriage application contains applicant's name; race; if related to future spouse; occupation; birthplace; residence; age; previous marriages; if divorced it lists date and cause. It may also include: the names, residence, race, occupation and birthplace of the applicant's parents. It may also include: the names, residence, race, occupation and birthplace of the applicant's parents. If either party was under 21 years of age, a parental consent will be filed. When a minor applying for a license has no parent or guardian to give consent, the Orphans' Court judge appoints a guardian. The marriage license will provide the date and place of the ceremony and name of the official who performed the ceremony.


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