Nebraska Marriage Records

Enter a first and/or last name to search Nebraska marriage records. This website was created to provide genealogists with access to the Nebraska marriage records from a single place. Additional information on how to obtain Nebraska marriage certificates is available below.

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Nebraska marriage records

Marriage records contain information about the marriage of two people, including the date of marriage, place of marriage, sometimes the names of the mothers and fathers, and even the people who witnessed the marriage. Marriage certificates issued by state and local governments will often include the place of residences, and perhaps even the maiden names of the mothers.

This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing Nebraska marriage records, Nebraska marriage licenses, Nebraska marriage indexes, Nebraska marriage announcements, and other related Nebraska genealogy records.

Marriage records have long been used to help with genealogy research. They are considered to be "primary source" records, because the information is recorded by an eye witness, at the time the marriage takes place. The Internet has allowed people to store marriage records into various online archives. This has brought access to online marriage records much more easier for genealogy researchers.

Newspapers frequently publish notices of marriages, and in addition to marriage certificates, are a popular source of research by genealogists.

On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing marriage records of Nebraska. We also suggest searching for "Nebraska marriage records" using Google.com, which will yield all such databases.

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How to Obtain Nebraska Marriage Certificates

The statewide requirement for registration of births and deaths began late in 1904, and marriages and divorces in 1909. However, compliance was not total for several years.

For birth and death records from 1904 and marriage records from 1909, write:

Nebraska Department of Health
Vital Records
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

For prior records, contact the clerk of the county in question.

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