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| FS_URL_01 = [[Arizona Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Arizona Birth, Marriage and Death Records]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Arizona Archives and Libraries]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Arizona Church Records|Church Records]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.genwed.com/arizona/azmarriagerecords.htm Arizona Marriage Records Online], website by GenWeb. Search by county - Free
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index], hosted by BYU/Idaho. Search by bride or groom – Free
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== Record Description  ==
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== What Is in This Collection? ==
  
This index is an electronic index for the years 1888 to 1908.  
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This is an electronic index of marriages for the years 1865-1949. 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 (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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==What Can These Records Tell Me?==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The marriage records contain the following:
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*Name
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*Name of spouse
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*Marriage date
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*Marriage place
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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'''Sample Record'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Jacob J. Harrington'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''mentioned in the record of Jacob J. Harrington and Rose Stroter'''
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|Name
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|'''Jacob J. Harrington'''
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|Spouse's Name
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|Rose Stroter
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|Event Date
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|17 Dec 1906
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|Event Place
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|Maricopa, Arizona, United States
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Arizona, Marriages. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Coverage Table and Map ===
  
[[Arizona Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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The coverage table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Arizona county marriage records, click [http://user.xmission.com/~jsvare/FR/AZ_FRM.html here]. <br>
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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{| class="wikitable" style= "width:85; cellspacing:1; cellpadding:1; border:1; margin:auto"
 
 
=== Coverage Table  ===
 
 
 
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
 
 
 
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Locality'''  
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Births and Christenings, 1909-1917'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Births and Christenings, 1909-1917'''  
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Marriages, 1888-1908'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Marriages, 1865-1949'''  
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1910-1911; 1993-1994'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1910-1911; 1993-1994'''
 
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| [[Apache County, Arizona#Vital_Records|Apache]]  
 
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== Related Websites  ==
 
  
*[http://www.genwed.com/arizona/azmarriagerecords.htm Arizona Marriage Records Online], website by GenWeb. Search by county - Free
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index], hosted by BYU/Idaho. Search by bride or groom – Free
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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To begin your search it is helpful to know at least some of the following:
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*The name of your ancestor.
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*The approximate date of marriage.
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*The place where the marriage occurred.
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*The names of the intended spouse.
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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=== Search the Index ===
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{{Search Collection Link
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| CID=CID1674679
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}}
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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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.
  
*[[Arizona|Arizona]]
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
*[[Arizona Birth, Marriage and Death Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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*Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
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*In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation below in the [[#Citing This Collection|Citing This Collection]] section. It's always a good idea to keep your citation on a Research Log. This is an important tool to help keep track of what you have and have not found.  Family search wiki has a  [https://s3.amazonaws.com/ps-services-us-east-1-914248642252/s3/research-wiki-elasticsearch-prod-s3bucket/images/5/50/Research_Log.pdf Example Research Log] that you can download and use.
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*Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed.
  
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Use the marriage date to calculate a range of possible birth years to search for birth records and parents' names.
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*Use the marriage place to find the family in future census records.
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*Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family.
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*[[Arizona Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? === 
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*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
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*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. 
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*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. 
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well. 
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*Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Arizona, United States Genealogy]].
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*Search in the [[Arizona Archives and Libraries]].
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== Citing This Collection ==
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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.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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;Collection Citation:
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{{Collection_citation| text= "Arizona Marriages, 1865-1949." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : 10 August 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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{{Record_Citation}}
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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[[Category:Arizona|Vital]]
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? == 
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{{Contributor invite}}

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Arizona, United States
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Flag of Arizona
US Locator Arizona.png
Location of Arizona
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1865-1949
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City


What Is in This Collection?

This is an electronic index of marriages for the years 1865-1949. 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.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The marriage records contain the following:

  • Name
  • Name of spouse
  • Marriage date
  • Marriage place

Sample Record

Jacob J. Harrington mentioned in the record of Jacob J. Harrington and Rose Stroter
Name Jacob J. Harrington
Spouse's Name Rose Stroter
Event Date 17 Dec 1906
Event Place Maricopa, Arizona, United States

Collection Content

Coverage Table and Map

The coverage table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Arizona county marriage records, click here.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1909-1917 Marriages, 1865-1949 Deaths and Burials, 1910-1911; 1993-1994
Apache 257 2 0
Arizona 7,485 14,848 7,955
Cochise 3,550 26,987 459
Coconino 643 3 0
Gila 1,726 2 0
Graham 970 1,265 0
Greenlee 2,187 1 0
Maricopa 5,303 15,422 1,554
Mohave 177 5 0
Navajo 769 6 0
Pima 1,721 5,796 0
Pinal 387 3 0
Santa Cruz 503 0 0
Yavapai 1,215 10,729 200
Yuma 590 25 0
Total 27,483 75,094 10,168


For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know at least some of the following:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate date of marriage.
  • The place where the marriage occurred.
  • The names of the intended spouse.

Search the Index

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.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

  • Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
  • In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation below in the Citing This Collection section. It's always a good idea to keep your citation on a Research Log. This is an important tool to help keep track of what you have and have not found. Family search wiki has a Example Research Log that you can download and use.
  • Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed.

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

  • Use the marriage date to calculate a range of possible birth years to search for birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the marriage place to find the family in future census records.
  • Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

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

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
  • 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 nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Search the indexes and records of Arizona, United States Genealogy.
  • Search in the Arizona Archives and Libraries.

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
"Arizona Marriages, 1865-1949." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 10 August 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

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