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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
The index covers the years 1959 to 2001.  
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This Collection will include records from 1949 to 2001.  
  
== Record Description ==
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The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Connecticut Department of Public Health in Hartford. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Connecticut Department of Public Health in Hartford. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2001" Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Connecticut, Marriage Index." <i>Ancestry.com</i>. www.ancestry.com : 2003.}}
  
=== Record Content  ===
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== Record Content  ==
  
The index includes the following information:  
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
  
 
*Name of bride and groom  
 
*Name of bride and groom  
*Bride's parents
 
*Groom's parents
 
*Ages of bride and groom
 
*Calculated birthdates for the bride and groom
 
 
*Marriage date and place  
 
*Marriage date and place  
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*Name of spouse (May only list surname)
 
*Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number
 
*Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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'''To search this collection using the index:'''
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
 
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to marriages make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
 
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to marriages make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
  
When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:  
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'''When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:'''
  
 
*The names of the bride and groom  
 
*The names of the bride and groom  
 
*The marriage place  
 
*The marriage place  
 
*The marriage date
 
*The marriage date
 
Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestor in the marriage records from Connecticut. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if this is the correct marriage. You may need to compare the information of more than one marriage to make this determination.
 
 
== Record History  ==
 
 
The index is an affiliate index created by Ancestry.com. It was provided to FamilySearch as part of a data swap.
 
 
=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
 
 
The index was created to profide easy access to specific marriage records.
 
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
 
The index is very reliable.
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Connecticut Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Connecticut Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Connecticut|Connecticut]]
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*[[Connecticut Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Connecticut Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Connecticut Vital Records|Connecticut Vital Records]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
 
 
 
*“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
 
*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
 
 
 
== Sources of information for This Collection  ==
 
 
 
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2001." ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org). Index provided by Ancestry.com. Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->
 
  
 
[[Category:Connecticut|Vital Records]]
 
[[Category:Connecticut|Vital Records]]

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Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1949 to 2001.

The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Connecticut Department of Public Health in Hartford. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2001" Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Connecticut, Marriage Index." Ancestry.com. www.ancestry.com : 2003.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Marriage date and place
  • Name of spouse (May only list surname)
  • Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number

How to Use the Record

To search this collection using the index:

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to marriages make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:

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

Related Websites

Connecticut Marriage Records

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.