Marriage Records (1885-1949)
Marriage Records, 1885 through #64957 of 1949. Description:
The Clerk of the Orphans' Court issues marriage licenses.
Content: The marriage application contains applicant's name; race; if related to future spouse; occupation; birthplace; residence; age; previous marriages; if divorced it lists date and cause. It may also include: the names, residence, race, occupation and birthplace of the applicant's parents. It may also include: the names, residence, race, occupation and birthplace of the applicant's parents. If either party was under 21 years of age, a parental consent will be filed. When a minor applying for a license has no parent or guardian to give consent, the Orphans' Court judge appoints a guardian. The marriage license will provide the date and place of the ceremony and name of the official who performed the ceremony.
Marriage Records after 1949.
For marriage records after 1949, contact the Orphans' Court Office at the York County Judicial Center.