Monday, September 15, 2014

1,978 Born in Greece - Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997




The FamilySearch.org website offers FREE access to their database - OHIO, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1789-1997.  There are 1,978 people in the database who have listed Greece as their place of birth.


DESCRIPTION OF DATABASE by FamilySearch.org

This "Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994" collection consists of index and images of county marriage records within the state of Ohio, acquired from local courthouses. The records consist of:
  • Licenses
  • Certificates
  • Declarations
  • Affidavits
  • Loose documents
  • Abstracts
  • Licenses to perform marriages
The records are generally arranged by:
  • County, volume and date
  • License number
  • Page number
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse. (you will need to visit FamilySearch.org for this option)
The "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942" is an index only to selected marriage records throughout Ohio.
RECORD CONTENT

County marriage records include the following information:
  • Names of bride and groom
  • Date and place where license issued
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Date marriage was recorded
  • Name of officiator
Beginning about 1870:
  • Ages of bride and groom
  • Bride and groom's place of residence
  • Bride and groom's place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Names of parents, including maiden name of mother
  • Names of witnesses, if any
  • Title of officiator