Uruguay, Marriages, 1840-1900 is a free, searchable text collection at FamilySearch for Catholic church marriages in Uruguay between 1840 and 1900.


FamilySearch provides this coverage table for this collection:

Locality Marriages, 1840-1900
Colonia 6,845
Durazno 3,931
Flores 0
Florida 1,680
Montevideo 0
Salto 3,630
San José 2,001
Soriano 1,301
Uruguay 422
Totals 19,810


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[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Learn from these Uruguay marriage records?[/su_heading]

Records may include:

  • Person’s name
  • Name of spouse
  • Marriage date and place
  • Age
  • Parents’ names
  • Birth date and place
  • Marital status
  • Link to a family tree at FamilySearch


[su_heading size=”18″]What Do I Do Next?[/su_heading]

With information provided in the marriage record you can:

  • “Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records
  • It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile marriage entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents
  • Continue to search the marriage records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born nearby”


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