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Oklahoma Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Oklahoma, United States
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Location of Oklahoma
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1870-1930
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


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

This index is an electronic index for the years 1870 to 1930. 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.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

Marriage

  • Name
  • Name of spouse
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Age
  • Parents' names


Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table and Map[edit | edit source]

A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article Oklahoma Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The approximate date of marriage

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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?[edit | edit source]

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?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Search for vital records, such as birth, and death on the state and county level
  • Search census records for the family
  • Search for land and property records
  • Search for probate records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives
  • 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, or even initials

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Oklahoma.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

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