Marriage Records Location Guide
NOTE: Records are available in multiple formats and locations. The Summary of Holdings, below, details the availability for each resource. If you are in need of a certified copy of vital records that is available for a fee at The Champaign County Clerk’s Office, Brookens Building.
MA----MICROFILM AVAILABLE AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES
RB-----RECORD AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, BROOKENS BUILDING
VA-----VOLUME AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES
VB-----VOLUME AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, BROOKENS BUILDING
XA-----BOUND XEROX COPY IN THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES
Summary of Holdings
Pre- 1865 Marriage Records (XA, VB)
Marriage Register Certificates, 1833-1857 and Marriage Record Certificates 1857- 1864: (MA, VB)
Marriage Licenses April 5, 1864-December 30, 1915 (MA, VB)
Special Marriage Register January 1, 1878- November 7, 1883 (MA, VB)
Marriage License Applications February 19, 1878- December 31 1975; missing years 1881- December 30, 1889 (MA, VA)
Marriage Registers July 17, 1833 – October 9, 1854 (MA, VB?)
Marriage Registers April 5, 1864- December 31, 1932 (MA, VB)
Marriage Register Index Female April 5, 1864 – December 31, 1932 Male (MA, VB?)
Marriage Register Index Male April 5, 1864 – December 31, 1932 (MA, VB?)
Marriage Licenses January 1, 1915 to Present (RB)
Marriage Records 1833-1857: a Transcription of Volume A by the State of Illinois Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marriage Records 1857-1865: a transcription by the State of Illinois Daughters of the American Revolution.
NOTE: The various forms listed above have some overlap in the information covered. Only the special marriage register and marriage licenses after 1883 contain information on the parents.