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Iowa Marriage Records

Marriage records or marriage licenses are the legal record of a wedding and its subsequent union. A marriage record contain the original unmarried names of both parties, their place of residence, the date, and also the county and state the marriage occurred in. This is why often marriage records are vital to almost all researchers as they not only provide information but also help unlock the path to other searches with information that is crucial and not easily obtainable Most notably, the brides maiden name. Not only do Iowa marriage records date all the way back to 1880, but in Iowa records on the county level are considered open to the public. If you need to find out more about your family history or genealogy, marriage records are sometimes the most easily accessible and most reliable way to trace your ancestry through multiple generations. For quick, often free marriage records you can search online will reveal many records of possible value to your quest. Using the maiden name and possible background information about the bride's family is often essential to expanding your family tree.

 
State of Iowa Resources & Statistics
Separator Line

Population:
3,555,002

 
Under 18:
711,403

 
Over 65:
438,448

 
Employed:
2,293,027

 
Land in Square Miles:
55,869.36

 
Acres of Farms:
31,490,729

 
Births:
39,311

 
Deaths:
27,811

 
Infant Deaths:
119

 
 
Murder:
76

 
Forcible Rape:
888

 
Robbery:
1,248

 
Assault:
6,308

 
Total Violent Crime:
8,520

 
Burglary:
16,450

 
Larceny \ Theft:
51,907

 
Motor Vehicle Theft:
4,332

 
Total Property Crime:
72,689

 
Iowa Marriage Records Locations
Iowa Department of Public Health
Bureau of Vital Records
321 E 12th St, Lucas Bldg
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone:
515-281-4944

Fax:
515-281-0479