NYC Clerk’s Office marriage records index available

The digitized images for the index to the New York City Clerk’s Office marriage records (the application, affidavit, and license) for 1908-1929 is now online and free to the public.

The index images have been provided by a group called Reclaim the Records. According to the group, 39 of the 48 microfilm rolls of this index are now online at the Internet Archive, and the remaining nine films will be put online throughout the next few weeks.

To start looking at this index, go to

So far, the images uploaded are: MANHATTAN 1908-1929; BROOKLYN 1908-1929 and BRONX 1914-1917. Coming soon are the images for: BRONX 1918-1929; QUEENS 1908-1930 and STATEN ISLAND 1908-1938.

The images are not searchable by name at this time.

If you are interested in getting a copy of this 3-page marriage record, send a letter to:
New York City Municipal Archives, 31 Chambers Street Room 103, New York, NY 10007. You will need to send a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check for $15 made out to New York City Municipal Archives.

In your letter, list the full name of the bride or groom or both if you know both. If listed on the index page, give the Volume number and Page number and the date of the document. If you know the exact wedding date include that information also.

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