World Miscellaneous Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records

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World Miscellaneous Marriages, 1662-1945
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Record Description
Collection years: 1662-1945
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This is an index to marriages for the years 1662 to 1945. index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index. These records were included in the World Miscellaneous collection because the locality information for the individual record was incomplete or improperly constructed and could not be automatically parsed by the system in use at the time.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

This table shows the number of records in this collection at the country level. A detailed coverage table for this collection showing the number of marriages at the county level is available in the Wiki Article World Miscellaneous Marriages, Coverage Table - FamilySearch Historical Records

Locality Marriages
Angola 111
Bulgaria 1
Cape Verde 15
Channel Islands 2
China 1,672
Hungary 2,538
India 18
Indonesia 60
Iran 40
Japan 120
Liechtenstein 8,430
Malaysia 2
New Zealand 198
Poland 270
Romania 823
Saint Helena 1,122
Samoa 61
South Africa 4,463
Turkey 467
Ukraine 130
Venezuela 43
Unknown 1

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

  • Add any new information to your records
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • This collection is incomplete, you may want to look in collections specific to the locality your ancestor lived in

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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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