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Escambia County Marriage Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1982-23
Identifier: M1982-23

Scope and Contents

Marriage certificates issued by Escambia County, Florida, 1850-1890, (Books C-L); each certificate shows full name of applicants (male and female) and certification of ceremony with date solemnized and person performing ceremony (includes church affiliation). Some, not all, indexes available. [1,412 pieces]

These are manuscript copies of marriage certificates issued by Escambia County, Florida. They authorize the performance of a civil or religious ceremony, names of male and female applicants, date of application and certification of date ceremony, performed, name of person performing the ceremony with the person's title (i.e. minister, justice of the peace, etc.), and occasionally religious and church affiliation.

The records are two to a page and were originally in bound volumes, but were disbound for microfilming by the county just prior to donation to UWF.


  • Created: 1850-1890
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/00/1982


Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.


1412.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Office of Circuit Court Clerk, Escambia County, Florida, and Mrs. Leora Sutton, October 1982

Processing Information

Cataloged 10/1982


Escambia County Marriage Records
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Repository Details

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