marriage certificate rings Search online marriage records for free.  Here is a list for you of the best marriage record search sites, some even have digitized copies of the real marriage certificates online.


Online Databases and Directory for Family Genealogy Searches.  

2. FreeBMD

FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England.  

3. Jewish Records Indexing – Poland

The Award-Winning Searchable Database of Indexes to Jewish Records of Poland.  

4. West Virginia Marriage Records Search

Currently, marriage records are available for the following counties and years. Check back often as they continue to add more.  

5. Las Vegas, Nevada Marriage Records

A Marriage License allows a couple to marry in the state but it is not proof of marriage.  If you need proof of marriage, contact the Clark County Recorder’s Office. You can order a certified copy of your marriage certificate online from their website.  

6. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index

Since 1985 the Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) has cooperated with the Illinois State Archives to create an index to Illinois marriages occurring prior to 1901. Today more than one million marriages, or two million names, are included in the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index. Data entry has been done by Archives staff and volunteers working on mainframe terminals at the Illinois State Archives and by other volunteers who have entered hundreds of thousands of marriages at home on their personal computers.  

7. New York City Marriage Index

A searchable database of the brides indexes for Manhattan 1866-1937; Kings County (Brooklyn) 1871-1918; 1928-1937; Bronx 1899-1937; Queens 1904-1937; Richmond (Staten Island) 1898-1937.