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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This Collection will include records from 1956 to 2005.<br>
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The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Nevada State Health Division, Office of Vital Records. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
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== What is in This Collection? ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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This collection includes an index to marriages from the Nevada State Health Division, Office of Vital Records for the years 1956 to 2005.
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The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
  
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.<br>
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
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The index may include:  
{{Collection citation| text= "Nevada Marriage Index." Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com. : 2012. }}
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*The name of the bride and groom  
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
The index may include the following information:  
 
 
 
*Name of bride and groom  
 
 
*Marriage date and place  
 
*Marriage date and place  
*Name of spouse (May only list surname)
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*Registration date and place
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*Gender
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*Type of Officiator
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*Residence
 
*Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number
 
*Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== Collection Content ==
 
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=== Coverage Map ===
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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To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of [http://user.xmission.com/~jsvare/FR/NV_FRM.html Nevada marriages, click here].
  
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
*The names of the bride and groom  
 
*The names of the bride and groom  
*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 Nevada. 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.
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=== Search the Index ===
 
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Nevada, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
 
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
  
[http://www.genwed.com/state/nvgen.htm Nevada Marriage Records]  
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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.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Search for birth and death records
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*Use the information to find the family in census records
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*Search for church, land, and probate records
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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
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. 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 [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.html nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Citing This Collection ==
  
*[[Nevada|Nevada]]
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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.
*[[Nevada Vital Records|Nevada Vital Records]]
 
*[[Nevada History|Nevada History]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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;Collection Citation:
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"Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki>http://FamilySearch.org</nowiki> : 14 June 2016. From "Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005." Database. <i>Ancestry</i>. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007. Citing Nevada State Health Division, Carson City, and Clark County Marriage Bureau, Las Vegas.
  
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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.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?  ==
  
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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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Nevada, United States
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Location of Nevada
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1956-2005
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


What is in This Collection?

This collection includes an index to marriages from the Nevada State Health Division, Office of Vital Records for the years 1956 to 2005. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The index may include:

  • The name of the bride and groom
  • Marriage date and place
  • Registration date and place
  • Gender
  • Type of Officiator
  • Residence
  • Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number

Collection Content

Coverage Map

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Nevada marriages, click here.

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

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

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. 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 birth and death records
  • Use the information to find the family in census records
  • Search for church, land, and probate records

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
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. 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

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

"Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. From "Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005." Database. Ancestry. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007. Citing Nevada State Health Division, Carson City, and Clark County Marriage Bureau, Las Vegas.

Record Citation:
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