Stanley County South Dakota Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Stanley County Marriage & Divorce Records Office
Stanley County ClerkPO Box 758Fort PierreSD57532605-223-7735
Stanley County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Pierre/Fort Pierre Genealogical Society Website
Stanley County Divorce Certificates
Stanley County Marriage Certificates & Records
Stanley County Register of Deeds Website
Married Couples 802 (61.3%)
Unmarried Couples 118 (3.9%)
Never Married Men 273 (22.5%)
Never Married Women 231 (19.4%)
Separated Men 11 (0.9%)
Separated Women
Widowed Men 4 (0.3%)
Widowed Women 87 (7.3%)
Divorced Men 111 (9.2%)
Divorced Women 80 (6.7%)

How to Search Free Marriage Records

Marriage Records in Stanley County South Dakota is kept by the County Clerk of Court. This information is used to check the marital status and to perform other duties that are assigned by the courts. These records are considered public domain and you can access them from the South Dakota State Office. In other states and federal agencies, these records are considered as private property and therefore have to be obtained through formal request.

Typically, these records contain information such as the name of the couple filing for the marriage, their parents or legal guardians names, the names of witnesses and of course the date of marriage. It may also contain the names of the officiant(s) and his date of birth, social security number and sometimes more information. Marriage Records in Stanley County contains further details about the parents of the couple. These details include their occupation and the names of their children.

Marriage records in Stanley County may be searched by a wide range of people including friends, relatives, neighbors, newspaper editors, anyone who might be interested in the marriage or someone who is conducting a background check on someone they know. They can also be requested from the Social Security Administration. The records are stored electronically and can be retrieved from various web sites depending on the type of information being requested. The fee for retrieving such records is nominal. Usually, it is paid via credit card and the information is then supplied directly to the requesting party.

There are several reasons why someone would want to retrieve the marriage records of another person. For example, there could be a situation where one party is trying to make legal claims on the other party. If such information is available, it may prevent unnecessary delays and arguments. It can also help prove certain things in court when legal claims are made.

If the couple has relocated recently, you can still retrieve their marriage records. Usually, this can be done by checking with the county office in the state where they reside. You must personally visit their place in order to have access to their marriage records. This can be very time consuming. In some cases, you can have access to the information that you are searching for by going online.

Marriage records are considered public information and are usually available for viewing at any time. Sometimes it is only available in the county where the marriage took place. However, in the majority of states, marriage records are available for free. In some cases, a small fee may be required before you can have full access to the information that you are searching for. For those who are unable to get the information that they are looking for at no cost, there are many resources that offer that service for a small fee.

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