Erath County Texas Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Erath County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Erath County Clerk100 West Washington StreetStephenvilleTX76401254-965-1482
Erath County Marriage License100 West Washington StreetStephenvilleTX76401254-965-1482
Dublin City Hall213 East Blackjack StreetDublinTX76446254-445-3331
Stephenville City Hall298 West Washington StreetStephenvilleTX76401254-918-1220
Erath County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Erath County Clerk Website
Erath County Divorce Certificates
Erath County Genealogy Records
Erath County Marriage Certificates & Records
Married Couples7,231 (52.3%)
Unmarried Couples893 (2.3%)
Never Married Men6,686 (40.8%)
Never Married Women6,245 (35.9%)
Separated Men107 (0.7%)
Separated Women284 (1.6%)
Widowed Men245 (1.5%)
Widowed Women1,147 (6.6%)
Divorced Men1,435 (8.8%)
Divorced Women1,852 (10.7%)

How to Search For Marriage Records in Erath County Texas

If you are trying to find marriage records in Erath County, Texas, then you need to know a bit about the history of that area. In 1832, James M. McAllister and twenty-two other men set out to document a supposed marital act in San Antonio. The group was plagued by several “perilous” individuals who were willing to pay for the information. The men finally located the documents in a safe place but, for many years, it has been difficult for anyone to obtain the information without traveling to Erath County.

Today, information is easier to find. The Texas Vital Statistics Office has made its files available to the public on the Internet. For people who are interested in searching for marriage records in Texas, they will have to do a little research. That is because there are so many official locations for the filing of these records. Not all counties have the same information or have access to the same information at all times.

In order to search for marriage records in Texas, you will have to know the first and last names of any couple. You will also have to provide as much information as you can about them. That means, for example, the city they live in, where they went to school, how long they have been married, the name of their current spouse and if they have children. When you search the database for free marriage records you will not be given very much information. But you will find out where they are and where they were married.

Most counties have a website they use for the storage and retrieval of public records. The state of Texas is not one of them. Because of this, many of the public records that you would want to search for marriage records in Texas are not in the state’s database. To make up for this, many counties have resorted to putting together small access databases that they share with other counties and for which they charge a small fee. This way the public has a means of obtaining vital information about someone they may not otherwise know.

Marriage records in Texas are considered public information. Therefore, you can perform a search from any place that allows you access to the internet. Some of the vital records websites allow you to search for marriage records free. If you do not know if a particular record is available or if it is even worth your time to read through it you should probably not use that website.

The best way to get up-to-date records is through using a paid record search website. With these sites you can instantly obtain the information you are looking for about a person that you may be searching for and you do not even have to give them your credit card number. These companies buy their records directly from the county government. Because their costs are much lower than the government, they are able to offer you more information at a lower cost. Many of these websites also offer a refund if you are not satisfied with their services within a 30-day period of your purchase.