Isle of Man Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Isle of Man Marriages, 1606–1911
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
- 6 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This collection is an index for the years 1606–1911.
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.
What Can These Records Tell Me?
- The names of the bride and groom
- The date and place of marriage
The records may also include:
- Marital status
- Birth years
- Names of the fathers
How Do I Search This Collection?
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of the bride or groom
- The approximate date of marriage
Search the Index
How Do I Analyze the Results?
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Use the information you have found to find the couple in later census records
- Use the father's names to find the bride and groom as children in earlier census or birth records
- Use the age to calculate a birth date and to find other records such as birth, christening, census, land and death records
- Use the information to find additional family members. Witnesses or bondsmen were usually relatives
- 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?
- If possible, look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search
- Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by middle names, nicknames, or abbreviation of their given name
- Consult the Isle of Man Record Finder to find other records
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
- "Isle of Man Marriages, 1606–1911" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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