Virginia, Various Counties, Marriage Bonds - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Virginia, Various Counties, Marriage Bonds, 1706-1926
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Virginia, 
United States
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Location of Virginia
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Bonds
Collection years 1706-1926
FamilySearch Resources
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Accomack County (Virginia). Circuit Court Clerk, Cheapeake County (Virginia) Circuit Court Clerk


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains marriage bonds for Accomack and Norfolk counties. The records range from 1706-1926. Only records prior to 1901 available.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Names of bride and groom
  • Date of marriage bond
  • Date of license
  • Date of marriage

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