Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935
County marriage registers from the Bureau of Vital Statistics in Virginia for years 1853-1935. The commissioner of the revenue registered marriages for the county and then turned the books over to the clerk of the County Court. The clerk made abstracts to send to the state auditor and would preserve the books in his office. Microfilm of the original records is at the Virginia State Library in Richmond, Virginia. Marriage registers give the date and place of marriage, the full name of the parties, age, birthplace, residences, parents, husbands occupation, and who performed the marriage. Information is sometimes incomplete.