Milwaukee Marriage Records

Records of marriages in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, can be found through various websites and online databases. Some provide an index with basic details, which is helpful. However, several provide full transcriptions of the records, including parents of the bride and groom, while others offer the actual microfilmed images of the records.

Here is a listing of free websites with Milwaukee marriages:

[1] – find IGI and other marriage records.

[2] The beta version of the new FamilySearch with many records, including Milwaukee marriages, fully transcribed.

[3] Wisconsin Pre-1907 Vital Records, with a bride and groom matching system, from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

[4] Milwaukee Marriages, Additional, 1822-1876, based on records found in the Milwaukee County Courthouse. You will find an online index to search by bride or groom at the Milwaukee County Genealogical Society website.

[5] These same Milwaukee marriage certificates and documents — created between 1822 and 1876 and found at the Milwaukee County Courthouse in the 1960s — were microfilmed. These are now online.
> Learn how these marriage records were saved and put online.
> Search these marriage records here.

[6] Marriages are part of Milwaukee Family Pages at Links to the Past.

NOTE: images of marriage records in the database in No. 5 are found for
> Mr. Martin Friedrich Bruss and Mrs. Marie Elizabeth Gerschwitz, 1850 [no legal impediment, name of pastor]
> Joachim Speich and Marianna Stocker, 1857 [family details]
> Sherman A Bradley and Hannah M Church, 1859 [family details, see middle column]
> Sherman A Bradley and Hannah M Church, 1859 [basic details]
> Henry Moore and Annie Augusta Church, 1875 [family details]

Hope this is helpful to those searching for their Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ancestors.

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