Florida, Alachua County Marriage Records Index, 1837 - 1973
The Florida, Alachua County Clerk Marriage Registers boasts an extensive 45,056 records in its large collection. The records and marriage certificates in this archive are dated between 1837 and 1973 and are currently held by the Alachua County Probate Court. Individuals can learn more information about the Florida, Alachua County Clerk Marriage Registers by visiting the Alachua County Probate Court website.
Information Available In This Collection
Those looking for information about Alachua County marriages in the Florida, Alachua County Clerk Marriage Registers index will find important facts like the first, middle and last name of each spouse, as well as their genders. The full date of the marriage and the location of the marriage ceremony is also included. A unique feature of the Alachua County records is the addition of the official who oversaw the marriage ceremony, if this information is available.
To make retrieval of these important documents as fast and accurate as possible, all of the records held by the Florida, Alachua County Clerk Marriage Registers are catalogued with a unique location that includes the book and page where the document is located. Images of the actual marriage licenses can be viewed online. To order official copies of the documents, you can place your request online at this website or through the Alachua County Probate Court.
About the Alachua County Probate Court
The records of the Florida, Alachua County Clerk Marriage Registers are held by the Alachua County Probate Court. To obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the Alachua County Probate Court at:
Alachua County Probate Court
201 East University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Each marriage record in the Alachua County Probate Court features a specific book and page number for easy retrieval of precise documents. The files also include all the personal data on each spouse listed above, when the information is available. Copies can be ordered through the Alachua County Probate Court, either by visiting the courthouse in person or by phone, using a credit card.
Alachua County became an official Florida county in 1824. At that time, the city of Gainesville was named the county seat, and it is currently where the Alachua County Probate Court is located. This county is also home to the University of Florida and is known for its diverse cultural offerings. Records held for this county at the Alachua County Probate Court are all listed alphabetically by last name and chronologically, beginning with the oldest marriages and moving to the more recent unions.
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