The Resource Lunenburg County (Va.) Marriage Licenses

Lunenburg County (Va.) Marriage Licenses

Label
Lunenburg County (Va.) Marriage Licenses, 1866-1913, undated
Title
Lunenburg County (Va.) Marriage Licenses
Inclusive dates
1866-1913, undated
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lunenburg County (Va.) Marriage Licenses, 1866-1913, undated, include the following information: name of husband, name of wife, date license recorded in circuit court, date of marriage, place of marriage, full names of husband and wife, race, ages of husband and wife, condition of groom and bride at time of marriage (single, widowed, or divorced), place of birth (husband and wife), place of residence (husband and wife), names of parents (husband and wife), and occupation of husband. The marriage licenses also include marriage certificates signed by ministers who officiated the marriage. Information found in certificates includes name of minister, name of religious denomination, date certificate returned to courthouse, and signature of minister. The back of the license includes the page number and line number the marriage was recorded in the marriage register. The collection also includes a small number of unrecorded marriage licenses
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Lunenburg County was named for George II, duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, a German possession of the Hanoverian kings of England. It was formed from Brunswick County in 1745.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Lunenburg County marriage registers and indices are available on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records On Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Lunenburg County (Va.) Marriage Licenses
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in transfer of court papers from Lunenburg County under the accession number 42852
Arrangement
Organized by page number and line number as recorded in marriage register.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
12.60
Governing access note
COLLECTION CLOSED
Immediate source of acquisition
Lunenburg County Circuit Court
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001578300
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (28 boxes)

Library Locations

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