Difference between revisions of "Western States Marriage Index"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - 'Oregon' to 'Oregon')
(15 intermediate revisions by 5 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
The [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriages] website contains 595,124 marriages as of 4 March 2008. Most of the marriages are pre-1930 with the majority being before 1900. You may search several states at the same time or narrow your search to one state. When doing a search be sure that the bride or groom selection is made correctly for the name you type into the name fields. There is no cost for using the site.
+
The [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriages] website contains 686,739 marriages as of 1 January 2009. Most of the marriages are pre-1930. You may search several states at the same time or narrow your search to one state. When doing a search be sure that the bride or groom selection is made correctly for the gender you type into the name fields. There is no cost for using the site.  The site is hosted by BYU Idaho.  
  
'''States Included:'''
+
'''States Included:'''  
  
* [[Portal:Alaska|Alaska]]
+
*[[Alaska|Alaska]]  
* [[Portal:Arizona|Arizona]]
+
*[[Arizona|Arizona]]  
* [[Portal:California|California]]
+
*[[California|California]]  
* [[Portal:Colorado|Colorado]] (western)
+
*[[Colorado]] (western)  
* [[Portal:Idaho|Idaho]]
+
*[[Idaho|Idaho]]  
* [[Portal:Montana|Montana]]
+
*[[Montana]]  
* [[Portal:New Mexico|New Mexico]] (1700s)
+
*[[New Mexico|New Mexico]] (1700s)  
* [[Portal:Nevada|Nevada]]
+
*[[Nevada|Nevada]]  
* [[Portal:Oregon|Oregon]]
+
*[[Oregon]]  
* [[Portal:Utah|Utah]]
+
*[[Utah]]  
* [[Portal:Washington|Washington]] (eastern)
+
*[[Washington|Washington]] (eastern)  
* [[Portal:Wyoming|Wyoming]]
+
*[[Wyoming|Wyoming]]
  
'''Index Contents:'''
+
'''Index Contents:'''  
  
* Names of the bride and groom
+
*Names of the bride and groom  
* Marriage date and place
+
*Marriage date and place  
* County and state
+
*County and state  
* Place of residence for the bride and the groom'''''<br>'''''
+
*Place of residence for the bride and the groom'''''<br>'''''
 +
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialcollections/westernstates/alphabeticalListOfCounties.cfm List of County, State] and the years and number of records included in the index.
  
&nbsp;<!--{12046685318170} --> <!--{12046685318171} -->
+
The goal for this index is to have marriages from all 12 western states at the fingertips of family researchers.
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;<!--{12046685318170} --> <!--{12046685318171} --><!--{12046685318172} --><!--{12046685318173} -->
  
<!--{12046685318172} -->
 
<!--{12046685318173} -->
 
 
[[Category:Alaska]] [[Category:California]] [[Category:Colorado]] [[Category:Idaho]] [[Category:Montana]] [[Category:New_Mexico]] [[Category:Nevada]] [[Category:Oregon]] [[Category:Utah]] [[Category:Washington]] [[Category:Wyoming]] [[Category:Tracing_LDS_Ancestors]]
 
[[Category:Alaska]] [[Category:California]] [[Category:Colorado]] [[Category:Idaho]] [[Category:Montana]] [[Category:New_Mexico]] [[Category:Nevada]] [[Category:Oregon]] [[Category:Utah]] [[Category:Washington]] [[Category:Wyoming]] [[Category:Tracing_LDS_Ancestors]]

Revision as of 02:04, 22 March 2010

The Western States Marriages website contains 686,739 marriages as of 1 January 2009. Most of the marriages are pre-1930. You may search several states at the same time or narrow your search to one state. When doing a search be sure that the bride or groom selection is made correctly for the gender you type into the name fields. There is no cost for using the site.  The site is hosted by BYU Idaho.

States Included:

Index Contents:

  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Marriage date and place
  • County and state
  • Place of residence for the bride and the groom
  • List of County, State and the years and number of records included in the index.

The goal for this index is to have marriages from all 12 western states at the fingertips of family researchers.