Ford County Illinois Marriage Records

Search For Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Ford County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Ford County Clerk200 West State StreetPaxtonIL60957217-379-9400
Ford County Marriage License200 West State StreetPaxtonIL60957217-379-9400
Gibson City Clerk101 East 8th StreetGibsonIL60936217-784-5872
Paxton City Hall145 South Market StreetPaxtonIL60957217-379-4022
Ford County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Ford County Divorce Certificates
Ford County Marriage Certificates & Records


Married Couples2,743 (48.3%)
Unmarried Couples366 (2.8%)
Never Married Men1,578 (29.5%)
Never Married Women1,171 (20.8%)
Separated Men55 (1.0%)
Separated Women49 (0.9%)
Widowed Men136 (2.5%)
Widowed Women840 (14.9%)
Divorced Men670 (12.5%)
Divorced Women758 (13.5%)

How To Search For Marriage Records In Illinois

Searching for vital marriage records in Ford County is easier than ever. There are many options available online for a person to access their own or someone else’s public records through the Internet. There are many reasons that you may need to perform a marriage record search on someone else. The most common reasons are to check up on your family history, run a genealogical search on someone or just for the hell of it!

Locating these types of files is much easier today than it was even just 10 short years ago. With the advent of the Internet, there are many online websites that offer the ability to search through these types of records. In addition, there are many government websites that also offer the ability to find marriage records within a state. In other words, if you wanted to find marriage records in IL, you would type in “Il” and you would be offered a list of county government websites that provide this information. Most people aren’t aware of this, but you can actually use a website called “Marriage Records” to help you with your search.

Marriage records are not the only public records that you can access. If you want to find criminal records as well as birth records, you can do so from the comfort of your own home. You can use one of the many free public record search sites on the Internet. These public record search sites allow you to search for marriage records in IL, divorce records, court records and more. They also offer other services such as birth records and criminal records background checks.

Once you find a site that allows you to search for marriage records in IL, all you will have to do is type in the name of the person of your interest. This search can come free or with a small fee. Many of the public record search sites also offer a number of other records as well such as birth, death and cemetery records. The fee-based sites tend to be a bit more detailed.

You may need to pay a small fee if you would like the records of someone else who has been married in IL. However, the search itself may be quite lengthy depending on how extensive your search is. For example, the records for someone who was born in Illinois will be a little bit more detailed than those of someone who has been divorced in IL. Also, records of marriages that took place in other states other than Illinois may require a bit more work on your part.

So how do you go about doing marriage records searches? You could first try a paid public record search. There are quite a few reputable paid sites out there. The best way to go about this is to read reviews on the various sites. Also, do some research on your own to see what information you can uncover on these records.