Caribbean Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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What is in This Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1591 to 1905. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

How Do I Search This Collection?

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What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the age or estimated birth date to find other church and vital records such as birth, baptism, and death records
  • Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses. Witnesses were usually family members
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

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  • Search the records of nearby areas
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
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Related Websites

Caribbean Marriages, 1591-1905

Related Wiki Articles

Caribbean Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Caribbean Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
British Virgin Islands

Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation

"Caribbean Marriages, 1591-1905." Database. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation:
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