Source Information

Ancestry.com. New York, New York, Marriage License Indexes, 1907-2018 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: Index to Marriages, New York City Clerk's Office, New York, New York.

About New York, New York, Marriage License Indexes, 1907-2018

This database contains indexes for marriage licenses in New York City from 1907 to 2018.

Records from 1907 to 1951 represent indexes of marriage licenses issued by the New York City Clerk and are accompanied by images.

Please note that the bride and groom appear on separate images, listed alphabetically according to surname.

These records may contain:

  • name of the bride or groom
  • marriage license date
  • page number
  • volume number
  • marriage license number

The marriage licenses, affidavits and certificates themselves are not available online at this time; these abstracts were created with limited information for filing purposes.

Records from 1950 to 2018 are presented index only and also represent an index of marriage licenses. These records may contain the following information:

  • name of bride and groom
  • marriage license date
  • marriage license place
  • marriage license number

Note: For select marriage events between 1950-1953, marriage licenses may be listed twice, with and without image.