Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Register 1883-1906


This the second volume in a two-volume series of transcriptions of microfilm No. 68, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Marriage Register, Volume 7, 1854-1906. The microfilm is of the handwritten original Fauquier County Marriage Register, 1854-1906. The first volume in the series contains records from 1854 to 1882; the second volume contains records from 1883 to 1906. The county marriage registers were based on an act passed by the Virginia General Assembly in 1853: "Be it enacted by the general assembly, that from and after the first day of January eighteen hundred and fifty-four, the clerk of every county and corporation court shall keep three books, to be called, respectively, the register of marriages, the register of births, and the register of deaths."

The marriage register contains the following information: the groom's name, names of parents (if given), age, marital status, occupation, place of birth, place of residence; bride's name, names of parents (if given), age, marital status, place of birth, place of residence; marriage date and place; date of license; name of official performing the ceremony; additional remarks; page and line.

Patricia B. Duncan

2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 306 pp.

ISBN: 9780788441882