Allegan County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Allegan County Clerk Offices
Allegan County Clerk113 Chestnut StreetAlleganMI49010269-673-0450
Douglas Village Clerk86 West Center StreetDouglasMI49406269-857-1438
Otsego City Clerk117 East Orleans StreetOtsegoMI49078269-692-3391
Saugatuck Township Clerk3461 Blue Star HighwaySaugatuckMI49453269-857-7721
Allegan County Town & City Halls
Allegan City Hall112 Locust StreetAlleganMI49010269-673-5511
Douglas City Hall86 CENTER StDouglasMI49406269-857-1438
Fennville City Hall222 S Maple StFennvilleMI49408269-561-8321
Plainwell City Hall141 North Main StreetPlainwellMI49080269-685-6821
Saugatuck City Hall102 Butler StreetSaugatuckMI49453269-857-2603
Wayland City Hall103 South Main StreetWaylandMI49348269-792-2265
Allegan County Marriage License Office
Allegan County Marriage LicenseAllegan County Clerk, 113 Chestnut StreetAlleganMI49010269-673-0450
Allegan County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Allegan County Divorce Certificates
Allegan County Genealogy Records
Allegan County Marriage Certificates & Records
Statistics
Married Couples 25,463 (59.8%)
Unmarried Couples 2,492 (2.2%)
Never Married Men 12,655 (28.0%)
Never Married Women 10,190 (22.2%)
Separated Men 406 (0.9%)
Separated Women 488 (1.1%)
Widowed Men 988 (2.2%)
Widowed Women 3,362 (7.3%)
Divorced Men 4,688 (10.4%)
Divorced Women 5,283 (11.5%)

Where to Look For Marriage Records in Allegan County, Michigan

Marriage Records in Allegan County Michigan

Public marriage records in Michigan are kept by the courts. They are public records that you can search through at your leisure and they include all details of the marriages that occurred in Michigan during the last 100 years or so. This information is kept by the county and you will be able to access this information either in person at the county hall, at the county office or online. The best source of information for locating marriage records in Michigan is to find an authorized website and then use their resource guides to help you gain access to the details you require.

Marriage Records in Michigan can be searched using several methods. You can do this online with a free service or by paying a small fee to get the information you need. The information is normally quite detailed and can include the names of the bride and groom along with their parents and step-parents. It can also tell you where the ceremony was held, when it was held, how many people were present and where the reception was held. Details such as these make it very useful if you are conducting a personal search on someone such as a potential fiancee or soon to be wife to find out certain information about them.

Marriage records in Michigan are considered to be public record and anyone can obtain copies of them. If you want to search the records then the fastest and most accurate way to do this is online. Most services offer you the option of free searches as well as paid searches. Using one of the free services is great if you only require basic information such as the name of the person and their date of birth. The paid services are useful if you require more detailed information such as the location of the marriage, names of the bride and groom, other individuals who were involved in the wedding such as bridesmaids, parents of the bride and groom, witnesses and the reason for the wedding.

You can also request the records of someone who has passed away such as a death in the family. In some cases you may need to contact the county where the person was born or grew up since they may not have a copy of this record in their records. It is also possible that these marriage records may be available but not updated. It is also possible to request the records of someone who is legally dead and the request must be made in the state where they died. This means you will need to contact the office where the person resided at the time of their death.

The information you are looking for can be obtained from many different sources. You can obtain the information by using the official website of the county where the marriage happened or by searching an online marriage records directory. Each service offers different information, which can include the location of the marriage, names of the bride and groom, the reasons for the marriage and the date of birth of the person. If you need to obtain more information then you may need to use the premium services that charge a fee for lifetime access to their database.

You can also perform a free public record search by using your favourite search engine. You can find many sites that offer free searches of public records. These can be useful if you only need the information from one county in Michigan. However you may find that using this method does not yield the results you are looking for. Free searches are mainly limited to the county in which you were born.