Marriage Records of Stanly County
Started being kept in 1851----There are no existing Stanly Co.
marriage records before 1851. Marriage records between 1851 and 1867 contain
the name of bride, groom, date of marriage, and JP or Minister.
After 1867, Stanly Co. marriage records list the parents of both bride and groom.
Stanly Co. Marriages 1851-1904, do not include the majority
of black Stanly Co. marriages from that time period.
Black marriages were separate from white marriages and were not abstracted by the Stanly Co. Genealogical Society. Records of black marriages are on four separate microfilms at the NC Archives.
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