Brown County Illinois Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Brown County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Brown County Clerk200 East Court StreetMount SterlingIL62353217-773-3421
Brown County Marriage License200 East Court StreetMount SterlingIL62353217-773-3421
Mt Sterling City Hall145 West Main StreetMount SterlingIL62353217-773-2513
Brown County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Brown County Divorce Certificates
Brown County Marriage Certificates & Records


Married Couples1,083 (52.4%)
Unmarried Couples165 (3.4%)
Never Married Men1,928 (49.4%)
Never Married Women380 (19.0%)
Separated Men95 (2.4%)
Separated Women53 (2.7%)
Widowed Men103 (2.6%)
Widowed Women258 (12.9%)
Divorced Men456 (11.7%)
Divorced Women228 (11.4%)

Marriage Records in Brown County Illinois

Illinois marriage records are now digitized and can be requested from the Illinois State repositories. This is convenient for the person conducting the request or for the individual who needs this information. The information now has access to the Internet. The person looking for the records can find them by using an on-line search engine like Google or Yahoo.

There are certain criteria to be met when requesting marriage records. The first step is to use a reputable search website. Many of these are available at no charge. These websites make it very easy for you to search the records. Search through the relevant category, and type the word in which you would like to find the information about.

The first category is public records. These are the most basic form of records and contain the date and place of the marriage. If there is more specific information about the couple, such as names of the children, the birth date etc, then these will also be shown. These records are available to anyone who requests them.

Once you have found your desired records, you will need to pay a small fee. There is no obligation to buy if you do not want to. You can use this information if you think it may be useful for legal proceedings or maybe to check out someone’s family tree. You will get the satisfaction that you have the records you are looking for, and you may find out that you can learn a lot more about your past partners by checking out their marriage records.

There are several online record providers available. There are a few that offer marriage records, and also information on other types of records. They have a subscription fee, which is usually a monthly subscription rate. However, there are some that require a fee-based service only. This means that the information you get is free, and you only pay if you want to keep using the service. However, these online sources are better since they have all the information in one source.

Another option that you can try out is to use a search engine like Yahoo or Google to look for marriage records. There is a possibility that you will be able to find the records you need. However, you have to be aware that not all databases have the same quality. Some may have obsolete data which you may find very disturbing. It is best that you search with professional record providers, since they will provide you with verified data. You will get to know if the information provided by online sources is reliable or not.