Mason County Kentucky Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Mason County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Mason County Clerk27 West 3rd StreetMaysvilleKY41056270-444-4700
Mason County Marriage License27 West 3rd StreetMaysvilleKY41056606-564-3341
Fleming County Clerk100 Flemingsburg-Mays Lick RoadMays LickKY41055606-845-8461
Mason County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Mason County Clerk County Records
Mason County Clerk Website
Mason County Marriage Certificates & Records
Married Couples3,448 (51.2%)
Unmarried Couples277 (1.6%)
Never Married Men1,883 (28.5%)
Never Married Women1,617 (22.2%)
Separated Men148 (2.2%)
Separated Women129 (1.8%)
Widowed Men279 (4.2%)
Widowed Women812 (11.1%)
Divorced Men551 (8.3%)
Divorced Women886 (12.2%)

Marriage License Records

Marriage Records in Mason County, Kentucky is maintained by the clerk of court. These are also referred to as Marriage Licenses. If a marriage has been contracted then this is referred to as a wedding license. It is also called as a certificate of marriage if it has been contracted through a legal ceremony like a ceremony conducted by a judge, lawyer or some clergy member. These records are kept in the county office under the purview of the clerk of court.

There is a wide array of public record information available regarding marriages in the records. The details of the marriage license and the other documents that were signed at the time of the wedding are listed. The information includes the names of the couple, the names of witnesses, the state where the marriage took place, the date and location of the ceremony and the name of the officiant. Some records also have the personal particulars of the bride and the groom. This includes their parents, their names and other relevant details regarding the families. Marriage records also contain the names of witnesses who witnessed the wedding.

Marriage Records in Mason County are considered public information. Hence, anyone can obtain these records for research purposes. One needs to submit just the place of birth for proof of identity. The information obtained is not private information but is available for public scrutiny. However, one need to abide by certain rules and regulations while accessing the records.

There are certain rules and regulations imposed on accessing the records. Before gaining access to the records one must follow all the procedures prescribed by the court. Also, certain conditions need to be fulfilled before gaining access to the records. Some of these are: one cannot use the records to prosecute the person responsible for the wrongful death of the departed; one cannot use the records for any commercial purposes; and finally one cannot use the records to check on the marital status of the person concerned.

The State of Ohio does not maintain the data regarding marriages or the related information regarding birth and death. These are the responsibilities of the Government of Ohio. The information regarding marriage records is maintained at the county level. The Ohio Department of Health maintains the vital statistics records for the State of Ohio and has Centralized Data Files of all the County Clerks Office Records.

One can obtain such information from the County Clerk of Probate. However, one must pay a nominal fee. Information about the deceased can also be obtained from the County Clerk’s Office and it provides the same information as well as other related records. These services are offered for a fee. Individuals can also go online and search for these records.