The New Jersey, Bride Index, 1930-1938 is a free collection at FamilySearch of records obtained by reclaimtherecords.org with a surname index of brides in New Jersey. This is a name index and is searchable by first and/or last name of the Bride or Groom.

 

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What Can I Learn from this New Jersey Bride Index?

This New Jersey Bride index may include:

  • The surname (last name, maiden name) of the bride, prior to marriage
  • The surname (last name) and first name of the husband-to-be
  • The year of marriage

 

How Can Bride Records Help Me Find Other Records?

With New Jersey Bride Records information you can:

  • Use the Bride or Groom’s names and the location of the original records & the year of marriage to look for possible marriage records for the Bride & Groom in this area.
  • Use the Bride or Groom’s names and the location of the original records to look for possible birth records for the Bride & Groom in this area.
  • Use the names and marriage place to find the Bride or Groom in a state or federal census with their families.
  • Compile family group sheets with the information you glean from censuses and search for birth, marriage, and death dates for each family member.
  • Use the names and marriage place for the Bride and Groom to search for these families in a local city directory
    • learn about their employment from a city directory search
  • Use the Bride and Groom’s place of marriage to search for any land, tax, or court records
  • Use the names you find to look for draft registration records or military service records.

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