Friday, October 31, 2014

739 Born in Greece - Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934



FamilySearch.org offers a FREE database titled IOWA, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1838-1934.  It includes 739 people who have Greece listed as their place of birth.  


RECORD DESCRIPTION from FamilySearch.org


Most of this collection consists of marriage licenses and certificates, including a few marriage declarations and marriage stubs. The records cover the years 1838 to 1934.
The records are arranged by county, then by volume and year range. The form type varies between register style and certificate style. County clerks usually used the same printed form during the same time periods. Marriage records were generally well preserved, although fires, floods, or other disasters may have destroyed some records.
RECORD CONTENT
Information found in these marriage records may vary depending on the type of document. The following information is usually included:
  • Name of the groom
  • Name of the bride, often including the maiden name
  • Name of the officiator
  • Names of the parents or guardians of the bride and groom
  • Date of the marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Birthplaces of the bride and groom
  • Residences of the bride and groom
  • Ages
  • Marital status or number of marriage
  • Occupation
  • Race
  • Witnesses

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