Find your ancestors in Pennsylvania marriages

What can these records tell me?

These records have been provided by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and include images from a variety of sources. The records range from the early 1600s to the late 1900s. Each result included in this collection with have both a transcript and an image of the source document. Transcripts will often include the following information:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Age
  • Address
  • Marriage year
  • Marriage date
  • Spouse’s first name(s)
  • Spouse’s last name
  • Spouse’s birth year
  • Spouse’s age
  • Spouse’s address
  • Parish
  • Diocese
  • State

The images of the source documents may provide additional details, such as the names of witnesses, who were often other family members.

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This collection is part of a larger body of work that will be published on Findmypast over time. It is important to note that this may not be the only place to find marriages—and there may be records included that are not marriages—in this material from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, rather these were the records that we were able to identify as largely composed of marriages. Discover other records from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Findmypast under Useful links and resources on the search screen.