Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950 is a free collection at FamilySearch with nearly 20,000 Surry County, Virginia marriage records. This is a searchable name index and includes browsable images.


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

These marriage records may include:

  • Full Name of the Bride
  • Full Name of the Groom
  • Marriage Date and Place
  • Birthdate and Birthplace of the Bride and Groom
  • Age, Residence, and Occupation of the Bride and Groom
  • Race and previous marital status of the Bride and Groom
  • Name of Bride’s Parents
  • Name of Groom’s Parents
  • Birthplaces of Bride and Groom
  • Officiator at wedding
  • Witnesses to the marriage


[su_heading size=”18″]How Can Marriage Records Help Me Find Other Records?[/su_heading]

With Virginia Marriage Records information you can:

  • Use the Bride or Groom’s age or birth date and marriage place to look for possible birth records for the Bride or Groom in this area.
  • Use previous marriage notations to look for other marriage records for the Bride or Groom
  • 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 parents’ names and Bride & Groom’s place of marriage to search for these families in a local city directory
    • learn about the parents’ employment from a city directory search
  • Use the Bride and Groom’s place of marriage and Parents’ names 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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