Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 23290

Utah County (Utah). County Clerk Marriage record books

Dates: 1887-

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

These volumes are the recorded copy of marriage licenses. The first volume is handwritten and certifies that the marriage took place, giving location, date, names of officiator and witnesses, and the names of the bride and groom. Subsequent volumes are pre-printed forms which include the clerk's authorization to marry as well as the record of the actual marriage. The authorization form has blanks for the parties' names, residences, ages, note of parental authorization if the party is under age, clerk's office location, date, and clerk's signature. The marriage record remained substantially the same.

Arrangement

Chronological by recording date.

Related Records

Marriage license applications from Utah County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 5585, include applications for some of the marriages recorded here.

Marriage licenses from Utah County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 6129, are copies of the actual licenses.

Marriage license record book index from Utah County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 23297, may have additional indexes.

Access Restrictions

Portions of the series less than 100 years old remain in the custody of the County Clerk.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Microfilming was begun in 1962 by the clerk's office. The reel of film having only records over 100 years old and in the custody of the State Archives was processed by A.C. Cone in December 2000.

Finding Aids

Indexes: There is a typed index at the beginning of each volume. Entries are alphabetical by initial letter of surname with males and females appearing on alternate pages. The entry provides the page number in the record book.

Indexing Terms

  • Marriage records--Utah--Utah County.
  • Husband and wife--Utah--Utah County.
  • Utah County (Utah)--Statistics, Vital.

Container List

REEL VOLUME DESCRIPTION
1 Index #1 1887 - 1889
1 Marriage Record "A" 10 Mar 1887 - 02 Jan 1889
1 Index #2 1888 - 1892
1 Marriage Record 1 25 Aug 1888 - 09 Nov 1892
1 Index 1892 -1897
1 Marriage Record 2 05 Dec 1892 - 16 Jan 1897
2 Marriage Record 3 13 Jan 1897 - 15 Jun 1900
2 Marriage Record 4 19 Jun 1900 - 25 Jan 1905