Pawnee County Nebraska Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Pawnee County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Pawnee City City Hall445 6th StreetPawneeNE68420402-852-2781
Pawnee County Clerk625 6th StreetPawneeNE68420402-852-2388
Du Bois City Hall308 Miner StreetDu BoisNE68345402-859-4406
Pawnee County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Pawnee County Divorce Certificates
Pawnee County Genealogy Records
Pawnee County Marriage Certificates & Records
Married Couples657 (53.1%)
Unmarried Couples46 (1.7%)
Never Married Men225 (20.9%)
Never Married Women165 (14.1%)
Separated Men2 (0.2%)
Separated Women7 (0.6%)
Widowed Men53 (4.9%)
Widowed Women183 (15.6%)
Divorced Men124 (11.5%)
Divorced Women138 (11.8%)

How to Search Marriage Records in Pawnee County Nebraska

Like many states in the US, the process of searching for Marriage Records in Pawnee County is no different. The best place to begin your search is the county where the marriage was performed. Pawnee County is named after its resident population; it’s a middle-class county with a population of about eleven thousand. It is located on the western edge of Nebraska, approximately northwest of Grand Island, and about east of Benton.

Since marriage records are considered public record, every member of the public has the right to have access to this information. However, records that are filed in the state and for which there is no evident reason for being produced are not disclosed to the general public. The reason for this is that viewing these records could provide an insight into the marriages performed that were performed in secrecy. Additionally, records are kept in several different places. These are:

The Office of the Clerk Recorder of Pawnee County keeps all records in the county. The public can access records like marriage licenses, names of people who have been married, time and location of marriage, witnesses and the names of parents of the parties involved. Vital signs such as age, height, weight and residence are also recorded. Birth records can also be obtained. If you are looking for records of a person who was born in Nebraska, the Clerk Recorder of Pawnee County can provide you with information based on birth date and place of birth.

You can also access information through various online services. You can perform a basic search through a public record database or through a paid search. For more detailed information, you may need to contact the person whose records you are looking for and get in touch with the local county office.

Marriage records are maintained in two ways: on microfilm in the county office and off-site at several centralized locations. The microfilm records are more recent and may not be up-to-date. Off-site is more up-to-date information. These records are also more difficult to retrieve because they are stored electronically.

State laws require that marriage records should be available to the public. Any request made for information must first be filed with the appropriate county clerk. A certified copy of the application is required for any record search. If a search is approved, the records are searched and the results are then mailed to the requester.