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About the Western States Marriage Records Index  |  Utah Misc. Sources | Alphabetical List of Counties  |  List of Counties by State |  Search Tips 
The Western States Marriage Records Index is an exact spelling search engine. It will not automatically search for variant spelling of your family names. If you cannot find your family using the five steps listed below, try changing the spelling of your surnames(variations) and repeat steps three and four.
  1. Search by full name of the bride.
  2. If your results are negative, search by full name of the groom.
  3. If you are still not finding a marriage entry, try searching by the last name(only) of the bride.
  4. Then search by the last name(only) of the groom.
  5. Review the list of counties and time period included to make sure the index covers your location and time. We also maintain a chronological printout of each county and are willing to search the county for the time period you need.
  6. Note: Searching by First Name of Bride/Groom is an option.
  7. We also recommend using the new advanced search page, which can give the option of searching by county.

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