Oklahoma Marriage Records

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

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

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How to Obtain Oklahoma Marriage Certificates

Statewide recording of births and deaths for Oklahoma began in October 1908, although compliance was incomplete for as long as two decades. Registration was mandated in 1917, but it was another decade before 90-percent compliance was attained. Although county clerks record births and deaths and provide information on request, certificates are available only from the state Vital Records Section.

For birth and death records from October 1908, write:

Oklahoma Department of Health
Division of Vital Records
1000 Northeast 10th Street
Room 117
P.O. Box 53551
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3551

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

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