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United States, Freedmen's Bureau Marriages, 1861-1872


These records consist of unbound marriage certificates, marriage licenses, monthly reports of marriages and other proofs of marriages. The records are part of the records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, part of National Archives Record Group 105 and were compiled from 1861 through 1872. Includes records from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. NARA publication: M1875: Marriage records of the Office of the Commissioner, Washington Headquarters of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1861-1869 and M1913: Records of the field offices for the state of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 (only marriages).

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"United States, Freedmen's Bureau Marriages, 1861-1872." Database with images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Citing Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. National Archives, College Park, Maryland.


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