What year do your marriage records start?

Marriage Records for McLennan County start in 1850, and through 1995 were recorded and indexed in books here in our office.  Marriage Records from 1996 to the present were recorded and indexed electronically.   

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1. What year do your marriage records start?
2. Are any of your marriage records available electronically?
3. What is a formal marriage?
4. What is an informal marriage (common law)?
5. How do I obtain a copy of my marriage license?
6. When will the license be issued?
7. How long must I wait after acquiring my license?
8. What is the cost for obtaining a marriage license?
9. What type of identification do I need to present in order to obtain a marriage license?
10. Do I have to have my Social Security Card?
11. Do both parties have to be present at the same time license is purchased?
12. Do I have to purchase a marriage license in the county in which I am getting married?
13. Who can perform the ceremony?
14. How long does it take to get my original license back after I am married?
15. What if an error is discovered on a marriage license that has been recorded?
16. Can I get a certified copy of my divorce decree?