New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable index of New Jersey marriage records created by the Gloucester County Historical Society, the Salem County Historical Society, and the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.

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What Can I Learn from Marriage Records?

These marriage records may include:

  • The names of the bride and groom:
  • Age
  • Date of Birth
  • Birthplace
  • Full name of father
  • Full name of mother (usually maiden name)
  • Marital status
  • Previous spouse(s)
  • Marriage date
  • Marriage place
  • Race

 

How Can Marriage Records Help Me Find Other Records?

 

With information from these records you may be able to:

  • Use the information from the marriage record to locate the family in census records
  • Use the information from the marriage record to locate the family in church records
  • Use the information from the marriage record to locate the family in land records
  • Use the information from the marriage record to locate the family in additional county and town records

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