Marriage Record Request
For this research service, Library Staff will search for one couple in one county's marriage records.
If the marriage date is unknown, library staff will search up to a two year date range in one county's marriage records.
Turnaround: Research is usually completed and sent within 60 business days.
About this Research Service: Marriage records are made--and often kept--by the county. We have the marriage records of 19 of Minnesota's counties. The list of counties and available dates is listed in the order form.
Because the counties' records are separate, requests must include the county where the record would have been filed. Note: A marriage license/certificate was usually from the bride's county of residence--even if that is not where the marriage took place--and could have been acquired some time before the marriage ceremony.For More Information:
Photo credit: Chamblis, Charles. Wedding name unknown (supplied title). Approximately 1980 - approximately1985. Twin Cities African American community photograph collection. Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul, MN.