Essex County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Essex County Clerk Offices
Essex County Clerk56 Federal StreetSalemMA1970978-744-5500
Andover Town Clerk36 Bartlet StreetAndoverMA1810978-623-8200
Beverly Clerk191 Cabot StreetBeverlyMA1915978-921-6037
Georgetown Town Clerk1 Library StreetGeorgetownMA1833978-352-5711
Gloucester Clerk9 Dale AvenueGloucesterMA1930978-281-9722
Hamilton Town Clerk577 Bay RoadHamiltonMA1982978-468-5570
Haverhill City Clerk4 Summer StreetHaverhillMA1830978-374-2312
Methuen City Clerk41 Pleasant StreetMethuen TownMA1844978-983-8595
Middletown Clerk48 South Main StreetMiddletonMA1949978-774-6927
Newbury Town Clerk25 High RoadNewburyMA1951978-462-2332
Peabody Clerk6 Allens LanePeabodyMA1960978-538-6330
Essex County Town & City Halls
Essex Town Hall30 Martin StreetEssexMA1929978-768-7410
Amesbury Town Hall62 Friend StreetAmesburyMA1913978-388-8100
Andover Town Hall36 Bartlet StreetAndoverMA1810978-623-8200
Beverly City Hall191 Cabot StreetBeverlyMA1915978-921-6000
Boxford Town Hall7 Spofford RoadBoxfordMA1921978-352-6555
Byfield Town Hall7 Central StreetNewburyMA1922978-463-3335
Danvers Town Hall1 Sylvan StreetDanversMA1923978-777-0001
Gloucester City Hall9 Dale AvenueGloucesterMA1930978-281-9710
Haverhill City Hall4 Summer StreetHaverhillMA1830978-374-2300
Ipswich Town Hall25 Green StreetIpswichMA1938978-356-6608
Lawrence City Hall200 Common StreetLawrenceMA1840978-794-5803
Lynn City Hall3 City Hall SquareLynnMA1901781-598-4000
Lynnfield Town Hall55 Summer StreetLynnfieldMA1940781-334-3128
Middleton Town Hall48 South Main StreetMiddletonMA1949978-774-3344
Nahant Town Hall334 Nahant RoadNahantMA1908781-581-0018
Newbury Town Hall25 High RoadNewburyMA1951978-465-0862
Newburyport City Hall60 Pleasant StreetNewburyportMA1950978-465-4413
Newburyport Town Hall60 Pleasant StreetNewburyportMA1950978-465-4407
North Andover Town Hall120 Main StreetNorth AndoverMA1845978-683-3169
Peabody City Hall24 Lowell StreetPeabodyMA1960978-532-3000
Rowley Town Hall139 Main StreetRowleyMA1969978-948-2081
Salem City Hall93 Washington StreetSalemMA1970978-745-9595
Essex County Marriage License Offices
Essex Marriage LicenseEssex Town Clerk, 30 Martin StreetEssexMA1929978-768-7111
Andover Marriage LicenseAndover Town Clerk, 36 Bartlet StreetAndoverMA1810978-623-8255
Boxford Marriage LicenseBoxford Town Clerk, 7A Spofford RoadBoxfordMA1921
Danvers Marriage LicenseDanvers Town Clerk, 1 Sylvan StreetDanversMA1923
Georgetown Marriage LicenseGeorgetown Town Clerk, 1 Library StreetGeorgetownMA1833978-352-5711
Groveland Marriage License183 Main StreetGrovelandMA1834
Ipswich Marriage LicenseIpswich Town Clerk, 25 Green StreetIpswichMA1938
Lynnfield Marriage LicenseLynnfield Town Clerk, 55 Summer StreetLynnfieldMA1940781-334-9400
Marblehead Marriage LicenseMarblehead Town Clerk, 188 Washington StreetMarbleheadMA1945781-631-0528
Merrimac Marriage LicenseMerrimac Town Clerk, 2 School StreetMerrimacMA1860978-346-8013
Middleton Marriage LicenseMiddleton Town Clerk, 48 S. Main StreetMiddletonMA1949978-774-6927
Nahant Marriage LicenseNahant Town Clerk, 334 Nahant RoadNahantMA1908781-581-0088
Newbury Marriage LicenseNewbury Town Clerk, 25 High RoadNewburyMA1951
North Andover Marriage LicenseNorth Andover Town Clerk, 120 Main StreetNorth AndoverMA1845978-688-9501
Rockport Marriage LicenseRockport Town Clerk, 34 BroadwayRockportMA1966978-546-6894
Rowley Marriage License139 Main StreetRowleyMA1969978-948-2081
Salisbury Marriage License5 Beach RoadSalisburyMA1952
Essex County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Abbot Public Library Website
Essex County Divorce Certificates & Decrees
Essex County Marriage Certificates & Records
Ipswich Town Clerk Vital Records
Ipswich Town Clerk Website
Lynn City Clerk's Office Website
Lynn Public Library Obituaries
Manchester Town Clerk Website
Manchester-By-The-Sea Town Clerk Marriage Records
Manchester-By-The-Sea Town Clerk Vital Records
Marblehead Town Clerk Marriage Records
Marblehead Town Clerk Website
Merrimac Town Clerk Vital Records
Merrimac Town Clerk Website
Methuen Office of The City Clerk Website
Middleton Town Clerk Website
Nahant Town Clerk Website
Nahant Town Clerk Website (Nahant, Massachusetts)
Nevins Library Database
Newbury Historic Commission Website
Newbury Town Clerk City Records
Newbury Town Clerk Website
Newbury Town Library Database
Newburyport City Clerk Vital Records
Newburyport City Clerk Website
North Andover Town Clerk Marriage Records
North Landover Town Clerk Website
North of Boston Library Exchange Website
Rockport Public Library Genealogy Records
Rockport Town Clerk Website
Rowley Town Clerk Website
Salem City Clerk Marriage Records
Salem City Clerk Vital Records
Salem City Clerk Website
Salisbury Town Clerk Website
Saugus Public Library Database
Saugus Town Clerk Marriage Records
Saugus Town Clerk Vital Records
Saugus Town Clerk Website
Swampscott Public Library Database
Swampscott Town Clerk Website
Town of Marblehead Birth Records
Town of Marblehead Death Records
Wenham Town Clerk City Services
Wenham Town Clerk Vital Records
Wenham Town Clerk Website
West Newbury Memorial Library Database
West Newbury Town Clerk Marriage Records
West Newbury Town Clerk Website
West Newbury Town Registrar of Vital Records and Statistics Website
Statistics
Married Couples 142,008 (48.7%)
Unmarried Couples 18,102 (2.4%)
Never Married Men 112,091 (37.0%)
Never Married Women 103,719 (31.0%)
Separated Men 4,403 (1.5%)
Separated Women 7,930 (2.4%)
Widowed Men 7,297 (2.4%)
Widowed Women 29,965 (9.0%)
Divorced Men 25,139 (8.3%)
Divorced Women 38,455 (11.5%)

Marriage Records in Essex County Massachusetts

The primary purpose of obtaining these records is to do a background check on the prospective spouse for legal purposes. The background check is usually to prevent from marrying someone who has already been married before or to stop from marrying someone without the proper papers. Marriage Records in Essex County Massachusetts is public information. Anyone can conduct such a search either at the county seat or any central record office. This service is offered free by the state government through the Freedom of Information Act.

There are many reasons to conduct marriage records in Essex County Massachusetts. One reason is to avoid marrying a person who has already been married before or to prevent from marrying someone without the proper papers. There are many online sources that offer free search services for marriage records in Essex County. The results come instantly after submission of the form. Some of these websites require you to pay a minimal fee for accessing the details.

These records are available for public viewing and copying. If you are looking for marriage records in Essex County, you don’t have to pay any charges. However, some counties in Massachusetts allow you to download the files for free. In other counties, you will be asked to register or pay an administrative fee before you can access the records. You should not rely solely on the records as the only proof of marriage.

The state offers various public record databases that contain information from birth to death, address searches, criminal checks, and more. Some of the details are free and some are not. It is up to the individual to determine what information is public and what information is private. If you are running a public record search and you run into problems, you can call the Essex County police department or the county sheriff. They will be able to assist you with any related issues that you might encounter.

Marriage records in Essex County can help you research family history. Many people wonder if the person they marry went through a background check. The truth is that the records are readily available because they are considered public record. All that is required is that you fill out an application and then the records will be mailed to you. They are easy to access as long as you have an internet connection.

If you are looking for marriage records in Essex County, you can go online and do a free search. You can usually get results from all of the county clerk’s offices, if you use the search engine. The online records are searchable by name, maiden or age, or even last name. You will also find out if the person had a previous marriage and where the ceremony was held.