Find your ancestors in Massachusetts marriages 1841-1915

Find out more about your family members who were married in the state of Massachusetts, in the northeast corner of the United States, between the years 1841 and 1915. Use these records to discover new information such as your ancestors’ parents’ names and the exact date of marriage.

What can these records tell me?

This collection of more than 1.5 million records covers marriages performed in the state of Massachusetts over a 70 year period. While the information for each marriage varies, Massachusetts marriages 1841-1915 typically provides:

  • First and last name
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Birth place
  • Marriage date
  • Father’s first and last name
  • Mother’s first and last name
  • Spouse’s first and last name
  • Spouse’s age
  • Spouse’s birth year
  • Spouse’s birth place
  • Spouse’s father’s first and last name
  • Spouse’s mother’s first and last name

  • Discover more about Massachusetts marriages 1841-1915

    These marriage records predate the Mexican-American War, at the time when Massachusetts was the 8th most populous state in the country, and continue up until 1915. Massachusetts began central registrations of marriages in 1841, and so these records provide valuable details for the second half of the nineteenth century.

    Use these records and learn new details that will enrich your knowledge of your family’s past. The information you uncover could lead to further discoveries in our other collections, including Massachusetts vital records and local newspapers.

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