Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Wedding Wednesday: FamilySearch.org's marriage index

   Since Connecticut's records are kept on the town level, I love it when I can find a vital records index. It saves you hours of hand searching files. FamilySearch.org offers free access to such an index. Created from the state's vital records between 1959 and 2001, the index is searchable by spouse's name and basic identifying information. While you will not see the whole form, you can locate the town where  you can order the record. When you have a marriage date, a copy can be requested from the town's clerk.

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