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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Marriage Records

1853-1964

Series documents the recording of marriages by the county and includes applications, marriage certificates and licenses, and indexes to marriage records. Information includes the names and residences of bride and groom; justice of the peace, minister, or name of individual officiating; fees charged; date filed; volume and page numbers where recorded; certificate number; date and place of marriage; and signatures of witnesses and county officials. Beginning in 1906 marriages have been officially registered with the state of Oregon. Currently these records are filed with the State Registrar, Vital Statistics Section of the Health Division. Marriage records have been inventoried through 1960.

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216, Vault:
Journal [Marriage Affidavit and Consent Record], 1879-1919 (1 volume);
[Marriage Certificates-includes related records such as marriage applications and medical certificates-trifolded], ca.1891-1960 (35.10 cu.ft.);
Marriage Record Jackson County [photocopies], 1855-1863 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216, Microfilm Room:
Marriage Record [with index], vol. 1-28, 1855-1964 (28 volumes).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216:
Jackson County, Oregon Marriages [Abstracts], 1853-1924 (6 volumes);
Marriages [Index-photocopy], 1855-1964 (3 binders).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Returns of Marriage-81A.86, Boxes 2416-2418], 1906-1953 (2.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Southern Oregon Historical Society, Research Library:
Marriage Certificates and Licenses [MS 271], 1854-1930 (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
Marriages of Jackson Co., Oregon [Abstracts], 1853-1924 (6 volumes).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Jackson County Marriage Record Index, 1853-1924 (Jackson County Genealogy Library Web site).

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