Kankakee County Illinois Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Kankakee County Genealogy Records
Kankakee County Marriage Certificates & Records
Kankakee County Clerk Offices
Kankakee County Clerk189 East Court StreetKankakeeIL60901815-937-2990
Buckingham Village Clerk121 West Maple StreetBuckinghamIL60917815-426-2484
St Anne Village Clerk190 West Station StreetSt. AnneIL60964815-427-6783
Kankakee County Town & City Halls
Essex City Hall219 West Main StreetEssexIL60935815-365-2813
Ganeer Town Hall120 West Washington StreetMomenceIL60954815-472-6229
Grant Park City Hall106 W Taylor StGrant ParkIL60940815-465-6531
Kankakee County Marriage License Office
Kankakee County Marriage License189 East Court StreetKankakeeIL60901815-937-2990
Kankakee County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Kankakee County Clerk Marriage Applications
Kankakee County Clerk Vital Records
Kankakee County Clerk Website
Kankakee County Divorce Certificates


Married Couples19,626 (48.8%)
Unmarried Couples2,788 (2.6%)
Never Married Men16,228 (37.5%)
Never Married Women14,399 (31.5%)
Separated Men668 (1.5%)
Separated Women799 (1.7%)
Widowed Men1,553 (3.6%)
Widowed Women4,297 (9.4%)
Divorced Men4,098 (9.5%)
Divorced Women5,076 (11.1%)

Kankakee County Marriage Records

Kankakee County, Illinois, is one of the central Illinois counties and has a well developed and highly populated central area. The county is named after settlers’ son. It is very popular tourist destination for tourists from around the world who travel to Kankakee and Okemos. Kankakee County is quite different than other cities or counties of Illinois in that it maintains its marriage and divorce records on its own, keeping the information confidential. That is why some people might find the county’s marriage records hard to locate.

Marriage records are usually maintained in the individual county where the marriage took place or where the ceremony was performed. This means that anyone can access these public records and get any information they want about a person or a couple. In addition, anyone can make a request for those records and get them if they want. These records are available to the public. However, the processing of the request can be time-consuming and there is a limit to the number of searches you can have done.

If you want to search for Kankakee County marriage records online, there are two options. You can use the county’s website or hire someone to do it for you. Hiring someone to do the search for you can give you more accurate results because they have all the information already inside the public records database. They have access to everything from civil unions to criminal records.

You can find all kinds of information about the couple such as their full names, date of birth, social security numbers and others. It would be good to know a few things about each of the couple in order to put together a better picture of them. Most county records will also give the parents of the couple and step-parents. You can sometimes even find other family members such as brothers and sisters or step-children. Marriage records can tell you if the couple had any children or not. You can also find out the names of the groom and bride along with their parents and the parents of their respective children.

Although marriage records are public record, they are only accessible via the clerk of court in the county where the marriage happened. They can only be viewed for a specific period of time, usually within 14 days. The reason for this is to keep information from being manipulated and altered. There are a few places you can find marriage records such as in the county clerk’s office in your state, but you may have to visit the state or county where the wedding took place.

Using the internet, you can find Kankakee County marriage records from a variety of sources. You can try searching using just the name of the couple. This may bring up some interesting links, but it will probably not give you access to all the information. If you’re looking for free records and you know the couple’s last name, you can try to get that as well as their social security number from some of the various government websites. Free public records searches like this can be done via the internet or from library databases, but they may not give you all the information you need and expect.