Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index for marriages in Massachusetts.


“This collection is an electronic index of marriages for the years 1695 to 1910 taken from the following sources:

Indexed church records

Civil registrations

The Internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church

“Church records and civil registration were official sources and are some of the most reliable sources of family history information.

“This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index.”


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What Can I Learn from Massachusetts Marriage Records?


Marriage records may include:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Marriage date and place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  • Parents’ names
  • Date and place of birth
  • Age
  • Marital status
  • Race



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