Marriage Records

Before September 7, 1949

  • Ohio county probate courts have kept marriage records from the date of the county’s formation.
  • There is no statewide index to marriage records before September 7, 1949.
  • Special Collections and Archives has the following marriage records:
    • Auglaize County: 1848-1921
      • Marriage Consent Records: 1906-1926
    • Champaign County: 1805-1864
    • Clark County: 1818-1946
    • Darke County: 1817-1911
    • Greene County: 1803-1870
    • Mercer County: 1824-1984
      • Marriage Consent Records: 1829-1928
    • Montgomery County: 1803-1915
  • If Special Collections and Archives does not hold a county's marriage record, please contact the county's probate court

After September 7, 1949

  • To obtain a copy of a marriage record after September 7, 1949, contact the probate court of where the marriage occurred.
  • The Ohio Department of Health maintains a statewide index to marriage records for all Ohio counties from September 7, 1949 to the present. Please contact the Ohio Department of Health.

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