Oregon, Lane County Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Oregon, Lane County, Marriage Records, 1852-1921
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Lane, Oregon, United States
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Location of Lane County, Oregon
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Location of Oregon
Record Description
Record Type Vital
Collection years 1852-1921
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What is in This Collection?

This collection contains marriage records for Lane County, Oregon, for the years 1852 to 1921. This collection contains digital images for three books, and each book holds:

  • An index
  • Affidavits (license)
  • Certificates of marriage

Digital images of the original records are held by the Lane County Historical Museum located in Eugene, Oregon.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

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How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The names of the bride and groom
  • The approximate date of marriage

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Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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?

  • Search for other vital records, such as birth and death on a state or county level
  • Search for the family in census records
  • Search for land, or immigration records, if applicable

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

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials

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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Oregon.

Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation
"Oregon, Lane County, Marriage Records, 1852-1921." Database. FamilySearch. https://FamilySearch.org : 19 September 2018. Lane County Historical Society & Museum, Oregon.
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