Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957 is a free collection at FamilySearch of more than 1 million searchable records in an Alabama Marriages Index. This collection is not complete for any part of Alabama or any time period from 1816-1957.
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What Can I Learn from Marriage Records?
These records may contain:
- Name of spouse
- Event date and place
- Parents’ names
- Date of birth
- Marital status
How Can Marriage Records Help Me Find Other Records?
With information from these records you may be able to:
- Look at an image of the original record, if possible. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index
- Use the information to find other records such as birth, death, or census records
- Collect entries for every person who has the same surname, unless the surname is a common surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives that can be verified by records
- Witnesses or bondsmen listed on the marriage were usually relatives