South Carolina, Colleton County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index for Colleton County, South Carolina marriage records.
Colleton County is located between Beaufort and Charleston, two major slave ports during the 19th century. Included in the collection is a jacket envelope, affidavit to obtain a marriage license, marriage certificate, and marriage license for each couple. Licenses are arranged by license number in loose chronological order.
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What Can I Learn from Marriage Records?
- Names of those to be married
- Date license issued
How Can Marriage Records Help Me Find Other Records?
With information from these records you may be able to:
- Use the information found on the marriage record to search for the family in church records
- Use the information found on the marriage record to search for the family in census records
- Use the information found on the marriage record to search for the family in additional state and county records