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Records Search: Town Marriages

Early Brooklyn Marriages

This database contains records for the following towns and years:


Flatbush 1880 – 1894

Flatlands 1880 – 1895

Gravesend 1881 – 1894

New Lots 1881 – 1886

New Utrecht  1880 – 1894

Please note that the Surname (e.g. Last Name) for either Groom or Bride (e.g. at least one or the other) is a required entry field. But since exact spellings are not always known, to aid your search we offer three different ways to specify Surnames…

  1. Exact Match (“is exactly”) – This is the default surname search method.

  2. Soundex (“sounds like”) – This option enables you to specify a surname spelling it out as best you can, and it will return results that “sound” similar to what you spelled out.

  3. Wild Card – With this option you can replace part of the surname with a * to match any number of letters, or _ to match a single letter. So for example, Sch* will return all names starting with Sch. Similarly, Schl_tz might return results such as Schlitz or Schlotz.

For whichever of the above surname search options you would like to use, simply select the appropriate radio button option below the input field on the form. Although the additional form fields are optional, providing as much information as you can helps narrow your search when there are a large



Marriage Year