Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records Index, 1840-2011
The Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records index holds a whopping 700,000 records in its massive collection that spans one-and-a-half centuries. The marriage licenses and other public records in this large collection date all the way back from 1840 to the present year. Information for the archive was compiled by the Jackson County Clerk, where official copies of documents are available for interested parties. To learn more about the information included in the Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records, visit them at the Jackson County Clerk website.
Information Available In This Collection
The extensive Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records index includes a variety of vital statistics on individuals who were married in Jackson County during this time frame. Most records include a full name and gender for both spouses, as well as the date and location of the marriage. If it is available, the records will also provide dates of birth for both spouses.
In a massive archive like this one, it can be challenging to find the specific document you are looking for. To make the process easier and more accurate, each record in this collection comes with its own unique certificate number. This identifying information allows you to find the correct document quickly, either for reference or to order an official copy for your own records.
About the Jackson County Clerk
The records of the Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records are held by the Jackson County Clerk. To obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the Jackson County Clerk at:
Jackson County Clerk
415 E. 12th Street, Suite G8
Kansas City, MO 64106
Each birth record in the Jackson County Clerk features its own assigned certificate number, as well as the abovementioned personal information when it is available. The county clerk's office provides a unique search function of its own online to help individuals find the precise document they are looking for. Information recommended to begin a search includes the last names of the bride and groom, the date of marriage and the license number.
The Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records in the Jackson County Clerk are recorded in chronological order by year only, or alphabetically, according to the last name of the bride or groom. Images of documents are available for viewing online, and copies may be ordered directly from the Jackson County Clerk's office for a small fee.
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