Wyoming Marriage Records

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

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Wyoming 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 Wyoming marriage records, Wyoming marriage licenses, Wyoming marriage indexes, Wyoming marriage announcements, and other related Wyoming 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 Wyoming. We also suggest searching for "Wyoming marriage records" using Google.com, which will yield all such databases.

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How to Obtain Wyoming Marriage Certificates

Wyoming began recording births and deaths in 1909. Very few birth and death records were kept on the county level prior to that time. Marriages have been recorded statewide since 1941. Earlier marriages were recorded by the county clerk in the county were the license was issued. All Wyoming marriage records from 1869 to 1970 are available from the Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department for all Wyoming counties.

For birth and death records from July 1909 and marriage records from May 1941, contact:

Wyoming Department of Health
Division of Public Health, Vital Records Service
Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Tel: 307-777-7591
Fax: 307-635-4103

For prior records, write to the clerk of the county in question.

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