Erie County New York Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Erie County Clerk Offices
Erie County Clerk92 Franklin StreetBuffaloNY14202716-858-8843
Aurora Town Clerk5 South Grove StreetEast AuroraNY14052716-652-3280
Brant Town Clerk1294 Brant North Collins RoadAngolaNY14006716-549-0282
Buffalo City Clerk65 Niagara SquareBuffaloNY14202716-851-5431
Collins Town Clerk14093 Mill StreetCollinsNY14034716-532-4887
Eden Town Clerk2795 East Church StreetEdenNY14057716-992-3559
Gowanda Village Clerk27 East Main StreetGowandaNY14070716-532-3353
Grand Island Clerk2255 Baseline RoadGrand IslandNY14072716-773-9650
Holland Clerk47 Pearl StreetHollandNY14080716-537-2770
Lancaster Village Clerk5423 BroadwayLancasterNY14086716-683-2105
Marilla Town Clerk1740 Two Rod RoadMarillaNY14102716-652-5350
Newstead Town Clerk57 John StreetAkronNY14001585-542-4573
North Collins Village Clerk10543 Main StNorth CollinsNY14111716-337-3160
Orchard Park Clerk4295 South Buffalo StreetOrchard ParkNY14127716-662-6415
Sardinia Town Clerk12320 Savage RoadSardiniaNY14134716-496-8900
Tonawanda City Clerk200 Niagara StreetTonawandaNY14150716-695-8318
Wales Town Clerk12345 Big Tree RoadWales CenterNY14169716-652-0589
Erie County Town & City Halls
Erie County City Hall95 Franklin StreetBuffaloNY14202716-851-5991
Amherst Town Hall5583 Main StreetWilliamsvilleNY14221716-631-7000
Aurora Town Hall5 South Grove StreetEast AuroraNY14052716-652-7944
Boston Town Hall8500 Boston State RoadBostonNY14025716-941-6113
Buffalo City Hall65 Niagara SquareBuffaloNY14202716-851-4200
Cheektowaga Town Hall3301 BroadwayBuffaloNY14227716-686-3400
Clarence Town Hall1 Town PlaceClarenceNY14031716-741-8938
Concord Town Hall86 Franklin StreetSpringvilleNY14141716-592-9898
Eden Town Hall2795 East Church StreetEdenNY14057716-992-3408
Elma Town Hall1600 Bowen RoadElma CenterNY14059716-652-3260
Evans Town Hall8787 Erie RoadAngolaNY14006800-225-5368
Grand Island Town Hall2255 Baseline RoadGrand IslandNY14072716-773-9600
Hamburg Town Hall6100 South Park AvenueHamburgNY14075716-649-6111
Holland Town Hall47 Pearl StreetHollandNY14080716-537-9443
Newstead Town Hall5 Clarence Center RoadAkronNY14001716-542-4573
Tonawanda City Hall200 Niagara StreetTonawandaNY14150716-695-1800
West Seneca Town Hall1250 Union RoadWest SenecaNY14224716-674-5600
Erie County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Database
Buffalo Records Management Genealogy Records
Erie County Clerk Genealogy Records
Erie County Divorce Certificates & Decrees
Erie County Genealogy Records
Erie County Marriage Certificates & Records
The Buffalo History Museum Library Database
Married Couples161,449 (41.8%)
Unmarried Couples24,768 (2.8%)
Never Married Men145,550 (39.6%)
Never Married Women135,825 (33.9%)
Separated Men5,812 (1.6%)
Separated Women8,634 (2.2%)
Widowed Men11,428 (3.1%)
Widowed Women41,623 (10.4%)
Divorced Men33,187 (9.0%)
Divorced Women45,492 (11.4%)

Marriage Records in Erie County New York

Erie County, New York houses some of the most extensive set of public marriage records in all of the state. Known as one of the “Top Ten Places to See Marriage Records,” Erie County is the seat of the State of New York. This part of Upstate New York is home to many official departments and government offices that maintain the well-regarded public marriage records.

The County Clerk of Erie County maintains all of the vital records in the state. Marriage records are maintained on-site in the clerk’s office, which is located at City Hall, according to their web site. If you would like to view some of these records, you will need to visit the county’s website. It will provide a list of the offices where marriage records can be requested.

Marriage records are considered public record and are intended for use by anyone who wishes to find out background information on someone else. In many instances, the records can be used by attorneys, law enforcement personnel, and even the general public. In order to search for such records in Erie County, you will need to visit the county’s website, either at the county building or at the county clerk’s office. You will need a valid email address in order to register, and you may be required to show proof of residence as well as ID.

Once you have registered, you will need to visit the county clerk’s office in person in order to find out if your request is being processed. In many cases, if the information you are requesting is being processed correctly, you will not be required to appear in person. If you have any additional questions, you may want to contact the Erie County recorder’s office as well. They can usually be reached through a phone number listed on the website, or by mail, fax, or in person.

Once you have located the correct records that you need, you can search the information provided on the website. Most records can be searched by name, or by location. In most cases, the records are available to search by either name or location. For example, if you live in Cleveland, Ohio and you need records from the marriage of John J Smith to Mary Smith of Cleveland, Ohio, you can search the records provided on the Cleveland Register of Deeds and Records. Likewise, if you live in New York City and you want to know the marriage records of Mary Smith of Brooklyn and John Smith of New York, you can search the records provided on the NYC Vital Records website. It is important to note that the information you find online should not be used in place of a formal legal action, such as a divorce or annulment proceeding.

Marriage records in Erie County can be searched by names, locations, or case numbers, and most of the time you will be able to find the information you are looking for. However, it is always wise to trust the official website of the county clerk of your county to provide you with the information you need from the comfort of your home. The clerk’s office website usually provides a lot more information than a simple name search. You can usually learn more about the marriage and divorce records and obtain copies of them, for a nominal fee.