Re: marriage applications & licenses
- I have found that it seems to depend on the state & county & year.
Some states require lots of information on a marriage application;
some states seem to require no more than names, ages and IDs.
Before states required state registration, the process depended upon
whatever the county or locality required - which varied widely.
Personally, I have never seen a marriage application that listed
previous marriages; but then again, I haven't seen that many.
So, yes - definitely get the applications & licenses;
you might get the prize in the box of Cracker Jacks!
- Tom Knox
--- In genealogychatfriends@..., Patti VanWagner
>one and it tells prior marriage info, etc. I sent for it years ago,
> Yes, the application! I think that's what I meant to say. I have
though, and don't recall how/where I got it.
> To: genealogychatfriends@...: tro_glin@...: Sun, 31 Aug 2008
> Subject: [genchatfriends] marriage licensesmoreinformation is on that than the license which only lists the
> I have found that if the application is available, a lot
names of bride and groom, generally.Some apps have parents' names,
and in the case of previousmarriages, this might be indicated by the
bride's name differentthan her parents. But, I do not believe it is
the process ofrecording to list any previous marriages.