Will County Illinois Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Will County Clerk Offices
Will County Clerk302 North Chicago StreetJolietIL60432815-740-4616
Beecher Village Clerk724 Penfield StreetBeecherIL60401708-946-6388
Bolingbrook Village Clerk375 West Briarcliff RoadBolingbrookIL60440630-226-8411
Braidwood City Clerk141 West Main StreetBraidwoodIL60408815-458-2333
Elwood Village Clerk201 East Mississippi AvenueElwoodIL60421815-423-5011
Homer Township Clerk14350 West 151st StreetHomer GlenIL60491708-301-7042
Lockport Township Clerk222 East 9th StreetLockportIL60441815-838-1031
Monee Village Clerk5130 West Court StreetMoneeIL60449708-534-8301
Will County Town & City Halls
Crest Hill City Hall1610 Plainfield RoadCrest HillIL60403815-741-5102
Custer Town Hall37131 Essex RoadWilmingtonIL60481815-458-2252
Joliet City Hall150 West Jefferson StreetJolietIL60432815-724-4000
Lockport City Hall222 East 9th StreetLockportIL60441815-838-0549
Wilmington City Hall1165 South Water StreetWilmingtonIL60481815-476-2175
Will County Marriage License Office
Will County Marriage License302 North Chicago StreetJolietIL60432815-740-4626
Will County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Will County Clerk's Office Vital Records
Will County Divorce Certificates
Will County Marriage Certificates & Records


Married Couples135,833 (59.9%)
Unmarried Couples11,255 (1.7%)
Never Married Men90,466 (33.9%)
Never Married Women78,290 (28.5%)
Separated Men2,559 (1.0%)
Separated Women4,645 (1.7%)
Widowed Men5,397 (2.0%)
Widowed Women20,078 (7.3%)
Divorced Men20,211 (7.6%)
Divorced Women27,203 (9.9%)

Marriage Records by Will County in Illinois

The Freedom of Information Act made public all the records in the county of Will County, Illinois including marriage records. This act was passed by the Illinois State Legislature in 1972. If you have a reason to request such records, then the chances are good that the offices of the County Clerk of Probate (the county where the marriage took place) may have the records you are looking for but if not they can usually be obtained from the office of the Cook County Records Department. This department handles all requests made under the Freedom of Information Act. They can be searched online through the Cook County Records website.

There is no fee for viewing marriage records in Illinois. But if you need more detailed information you can obtain a fee request form from the county clerk of your county. You may also want to hire an attorney who specializes in this area of law. They should be able to help you locate the information you are searching for. You may be required to pay for other types of information as well; they usually charge around ten dollars for a one hour appointment.

Marriage records in Illinois are public and available to anyone who asks for them. If you want to see a record group then you can go to the records division of the county where the marriage has been performed and ask for that information. The fee is usually only a few dollars and it’s worth it to get the information. It is the best and fastest way to obtain verification of marriage records.

Marriage records in Illinois are considered public record, meaning anyone can access them. You can have a look at the records of someone else online through their name and birth date. This is very useful for checking family tree connections and to check when someone was born in another state.

You can also request these records online or through the mail. The mail option is quite popular as you are able to get confirmation that the records you requested have been received. If you do choose to search online then the first thing to do is to select the state where the marriage took place. Then you will be able to type in the person’s name and if you have any information about them you may need to provide that information as well.

There are several places where you can search for marriage records. They are all perfectly legal and you may find some very useful information. If you do need to see someone else’s records then you should definitely use one of the services online. You will not only save time but money by getting more accurate information than you would ever be able to get on your own. If you know the person’s name then you may be able to get other details about them such as parents names and address. Marriage records in Will County can tell you a lot but it takes a little bit of work to find the information you are looking for.