Kershaw County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Kershaw County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Kershaw County Clerk1121 Broad StreetCamdenSC29020803-425-7223
Camden City Hall1000 Lyttleton StreetCamdenSC29020803-432-2421
Elgin Town Hall2469 Main StreetElginSC29045803-438-2362
Kershaw County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Kershaw County Coroner Website
Kershaw County Divorce Certificates
Kershaw County Genealogy Records
Kershaw County Library Database
Kershaw County Marriage Certificates & Records
Kershaw County Probate Court Marriage Records
South Carolina Vital Records Office Genealogy Records
Statistics
Married Couples 11,956 (48.4%)
Unmarried Couples 1,219 (1.9%)
Never Married Men 7,355 (30.0%)
Never Married Women 6,830 (25.3%)
Separated Men 568 (2.3%)
Separated Women 877 (3.3%)
Widowed Men 704 (2.9%)
Widowed Women 3,199 (11.9%)
Divorced Men 2,734 (11.2%)
Divorced Women 3,634 (13.5%)

How to Search For Marriage Records in Kershaw County

Marriage Records in Kershaw County South Carolina

Marriage Records in Kershaw County South Carolina is kept at the county building and are in the public domain. These vital records can be searched online or by hand. There is a small fee for each record search, but it is worth every dime as it provides you with access to information that was once only available to the office of vital statistics. You will get to search all types of records such as marriage, divorce, death, birth and many others.

If you want to search marriage records in Kershaw County South Carolina, you have to be prepared to pay a small fee to get the results. This is usually not much more than a credit card and a few clicks of the mouse. It is important to know that free services are also available. The searches are usually limited to those records that are found in the public domain, but they can be helpful if you need to do some digging.

You can use the fee to get marriage records in Kershaw County in two ways. First off you can choose to search only county records. This option is very handy if you are doing some research on family history or genealogy. In most cases these records are not very useful for other purposes. It will take a long time to gather enough records to make a meaningful study and you will likely never find anything that is more current than what is contained in the county records.

You can also search for marriage records in Kershaw County in person. You can find out the requirements for obtaining the information by contacting the county or the church where the ceremony took place. This may be the best option for people who want the information now and don’t care about the details.

If you do not have time to gather all the necessary information for the fee, you can still access the records online. Many sites allow you to get a minimal account and can be used to retrieve information at any time. The only catch is that you are responsible for any fees that you incur. Some of the sites charge a small monthly fee that allows unlimited access. Others charge a per search fee that will allow you to retrieve the information you want within a specified period.

If you decide to use one of the paid sites, make sure you know exactly what you are looking for. There are many terms that can throw off a search. For example, if you are just looking up the birth date of a previous spouse, you will not need to pay for a state or national background check. If you want to search for all the information related to a certain person, you would probably need to pay for that as well. Just remember that by using the fee, you are not obligated to use the service if you aren’t happy with the results.