The Texas, Bexar County Marriage Records Index holds 492,556 marriage records from 1968 through 2010 that are maintained by the Bexar County Clerk. To gain additional details for the Texas, Bexar County Marriage Records Index, visit the website for theBexar County Clerk.
Information Available in the Texas, Bexar County Marriage Records Index
Each marriage record in the Texas, Bexar County Marriage Records Index contains, when available, the full names of the bride and groom, their dates of birth, current residence, ages, and places of birth. Also included are the marriage date and location, the book and page number of the source record, the marriage certificate number and the instrument number.
About the Bexar County Clerk
Individuals who wish to obtain copies of marriage certificates from records found in the Texas, Bexar County Marriage Records Index should contact the Bexar County Clerk. Below is the contact information.
The Bexar County Clerk is mainly in charge of keeping track of county records, meaning records must be filed and maintained with this division. The Bexar County Clerk is also responsible for overseeing local and state elections, is the county treasurer, and is the clerk for the probate courts, commissioners courts and mental health court. The Bexar County Clerk is also a member of the bail bond board. In recent years, the Bexar County Clerk instituted a paperless office and continues to work on integrating technology into the daily county clerk duties.
Marriage certificates are considered open records in Texas and can be requested by anyone. In Texas, marriage certificates are not centrally stored like birth and death certificates, but are maintained by individual county clerks. The Bexar County Clerk operates an online database that is free for the public to use to research certain types of records (scanning records into online databases is an ongoing project), including marriage licenses, land records, deeds and assumed name certificates. Individuals must complete a registration process and create a username and password and provide a valid email address. Then, looking up marriage licenses from the Texas, Bexar County Marriage Records Index can be done from the comfort of home.
Alternately, marriage licenses can also be requested by mail or in person at the Bexar County Clerk's Office. A fee applies to obtain copies from the Bexar County Clerk, but if a certified or legal copy is required, the mail or in-person requests are the only options.
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