Door County Wisconsin Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Door County Clerk Offices
Door County Clerk421 Nebraska StreetSturgeon BayWI54235920-746-2200
Gibraltar Clerk4097 Wisconsin 42Fish CreekWI54212920-868-1714
Door County Town & City Halls
Baileys Harbor Town Hall2392 County Road EastBaileys HarborWI54202920-839-9509
Clay Banks Town Hall6098 County Road SSturgeon BayWI54235920-746-9617
Egg Harbor Town Hall5242 COUNTY RdSturgeon BayWI54235920-743-6141
Forestville Town Hall7705 COUNTY RdSturgeon BayWI54235920-856-6584
Liberty Grove Town Hall11161 Old Stage RoadSister BayWI54234920-854-2934
Door County Marriage License Office
Door County Marriage License421 Nebraska StreetSturgeon BayWI54235920-746-2200
Door County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Door County Clerk Marriage Records
Door County Clerk Website
Door County Divorce Certificates
Door County Genealogy Trails Website
Door County Library Genealogy Records
Statistics
Married Couples 7,525 (57.2%)
Unmarried Couples 761 (2.8%)
Never Married Men 2,543 (21.7%)
Never Married Women 1,764 (14.6%)
Separated Men 94 (0.8%)
Separated Women 122 (1.0%)
Widowed Men 275 (2.3%)
Widowed Women 1,256 (10.4%)
Divorced Men 1,156 (9.8%)
Divorced Women 1,256 (10.4%)

Find Marriage Records in Door County Wisconsin

You may be wondering why it’s important to search out marriage records in Door County, Wisconsin. Marriage records are public record and if they are stored locally, they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Therefore, it’s important to have the proper records to prove your marriage or to add your spouse as a co-habitating member of your family. These records include: name of the groom, maiden name of the bride, and the names of parents of the bride and groom, if any.

When you perform a search for marriage records in Door County, Wisconsin, you’ll get one of two results. If you have any additional information such as the marriage license number, the district where the marriage was performed, the filing dates, and the location of the wedding, you can enter that data as well. Once you’ve entered all of this data, the site will tell you whether or not the information is current or not. If it isn’t current, the search will continue and you’ll have to re-do everything you’ve just done.

The other result is what happens if you don’t have any information on the record you want. Door County, Wisconsin still retains these records and they are preserved in the County Clerk’s Office. However, they are only available to people requesting them through the courts. That means you’ll have to go to the court house to search for the records. They do keep these records online, however, and you can access them from their website.

Marriage records are public information in Door County. However, the record retention process varies depending on the record you’re searching for. For instance, county court documents such as divorce decrees are kept for approximately seven years. Certificates of marriage are retained for up to 15 years. If you want a record from more than one period, you may be required to pay a processing fee.

Once you have this information, you can find it from various public record databases. Some websites specialize in background checks. Others have access to different records and you’ll be charged a small fee for each lookup. Free background searches usually have limited information. Searching for records online has limitations. You can only look-up for records you own, and the results might not reflect what the other person looks like.

Another option is to use a professional search service. These services buy marriage records from the government and then provide you with access to public records from various municipalities. The cost of this option varies, so you should ask how many databases they have access to. Many services also let you do unlimited searches, whereas with paid services you must choose which records you’d like to look up.

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