New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

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Record Description

The returns of marriages are arranged alphabetically within each year by surname of the groom. New Brunswick instituted registration for all vital statistics in January of 1888. There are very few returns for 1887. 

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

New Brunswick Vital Statics Branch. Returns of Marriages. Provincial Archives or New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

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  • Age at time of marriage
  • Church of marriage ceremony
  • County where the marriage took place
  • Date and/or place of birth for bride and groom
  • Date of the marriage
  • Full names of bride and groom
  • Name of minister or priest
  • Names and birthplaces of the bride’s and groom’s parents
  • Names of the witnesses to the marriage, often relatives
  • Occupation
  • Residence of the parties
  • Whether single, widowed or divorced

How to Use the Record

To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Year” ⇒Select the “Surname Range” which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Related Websites

Brunswick Provincial Archives

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Citation Examples for a Record Found in a FamilySearch Historical Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.