To celebrate Valentine’s Day, MyHeritage has a special gift for everyone … FREE RECORDS. That’s right, for a limited time, they are providing free access to all the marriage records in their massive historical collection. No registration or subscription is required, you can simply search US, Australia, Great Britain, Europe, Scandinavia and other collections from around the world for your ancestors’ marriage records … all for FREE!
FREE ACCESS is available from now, until Thursday 15 February 2018, 11.59pm CST (US time),
which translates to Friday 16 February 2018, 4.59pm EST (Aus time)
So what can you find in these wonderful records?
In many marriage records, you will see the names of bride and groom, their birthdates, ages, places of residence, their parents’ names. Places of birth may be there, occupations of bride and groom, as well as religious affiliation. Each state and country has different requirements for that information so it may well be different.
Australian marriage records
For Australia, MyHeritage lists the Victoria marriage index 1837-1942, as well as Australia, Marriages, 1810-1980.
United States marriage records
The US collections include marriage records include Illinois, Maine, Texas, Kentucky, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Pennsylvania and for other major US cities that were ports of entry to millions of immigrants, such as New York City. The NYC License Index runs from 1908-1929 with Marriages from 1950-1995. Boston Marriages 1700-1751 and nearby Cambridge vital records. Other New England records include early Connecticut marriages.
International marriage records
Internationally, some of their incredible collections include:
– Piotrków Trybunalski Poland 1808-1870 marriages
– London Marriage licences, 1521-1869
– Scotland, selected Banns and Marriages c1650-c1855
– Irish Marriages 1771-1812
– Netherlands Banns and Marriages, various cities, from 1575-1938
– Norway Marriages 1660-1926. Other Scandinavian marriage records include Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.
– For those with Latino roots, take a look at the records for Mexico (1570-1950), Uruguay, Paraguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras, Panama.
– the Caribbean 1591-1905 is represented by Barbados
To access all of the above and more, CLICK HERE to visit the marriage records section on MyHeritage’s SuperSearch.