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Marriages & Divorces
Decatur County, Iowa

Below are marriage records from the Decatur County Courthouse in Leon. They are .pdf files and require Adobe Reader to open and view these files. The Marriage Registers and Marriage Volumes 1 through 14 are abstracts which include notes from John Murray. We greatly appreciate John's work to transcribe and abstract these valuable records for us. Thank you, John.

Marriage Index By Bride   Marriage Index by Groom
Marriage Register A   Marriage Register B
Marriage Volume 1   Marriage Volume 2
Marriage Volume 3   Marriage Volume 4
Marriage Volume 5   Marriage Volume 6
Marriage Volume 7   Marriage Volume 8
Marriage Volume 9   Marriage Volume 10
Marriage Volume 11   Marriage Volume 12
Marriage Volume 13   Marriage Volume 14

The following newspaper articles from The Leon Reporter list marriage licenses that were issued and wedding announcements. They have been transcribed and put on our website with permission from The Leon Reporter.

Marriage Licenses
Licenses, Year Unknown    Marriage Licenses 1888    Marriage Licenses 1890
Marriage Licenses 1892    Marriage Licenses 1894    Marriage Licenses 1896
Marriage Licenses 1897    Marriage Licenses 1898    Marriage Licenses 1899
Marriage Licenses 1900    Marriage Licenses 1901    Marriage Licenses 1902
Marriage Licenses 1903    Marriage Licenses 1904    Marriage Licenses 1906
Marriage Licenses 1907    Marriage Licenses 1908    Marriage Licenses 1909
Marriage Licenses 1910    Marriage Licenses 1911    Marriage Licenses 1912
Marriage Licenses 1913    Marriage Licenses 1914    Marriage Licenses 1915
Marriage Licenses 1916    Marriage Licenses 1917    Marriage Licenses 1918
Marriage Licenses 1919    Marriage Licenses 1920    Marriage Licenses 1921
Marriage Licenses 1922    Marriage Licenses 1923    Marriage Licenses 1924
Marriage Licenses 1925    Marriage Licenses 1935   Marriage Licenses 1938
Marriage Licenses 1940    Marriage Licenses 1965

 

Marriage Announcements
Alphabetic Index by Groom's Surname
Marriages Dec. 1876    Marriages A    Marriages B
Marriages C    Marriages D    Marriages E & F
Marriages G    Marriages H & I    Marriages J
Marriages K    Marriages L    Marriages M
Marriages N & O    Marriages P & Q    Marriages R
Marriages S    Marriages T & U    Marriages V & W
    Marriages X, Y & Z  

 

Pioneer Weddings
Courtesy of Decatur County Historical Museum

GREEN Elopement, 1891

JOHNSON - BOULTON wedding, 1904

From The Leon Reporter

November 12, 1914
HOWELL~FRAZIER   MARKHAM~CHRISTOFEL   ZIKA~NORMAN

January 04, 1917
CHENEY~HAROFF     HARDINGER~BRUNER     MOORE~WOLFE     RYAN~RIDGEWAY
Double Wedding of HART~ MACKEY & MACKEY~DUFFIELD

January 18, 1917
SOWERS ~ ROGERS

January 25, 1917
MAIN~HENDRICKSON  HAGAN~MOORE  BOOTH~METZ  MANCHESTER~PARSONS

September 11, 1919
PRICE~LOCKWOOD

October 30, 1919
FOLLMER~HURSEY  NAUGHTON~JEFFRIES  UDD~JOHNSON  WEBSTER~EVANS  WILSON~WAGNER

From The Grand River Local

November 13 1941
STREET~BROWN

Anniversary Announcements

Golden Wedding Couples, 1915

A   
ACKERLEY 50th    ALBAUGH 20th    ALEXANDER 50TH    ALLBAUGH/LONG 20th
 
B   
BASS 50th    BARTH 70th    BIERLEIN 3rd    BRAZELTON 50th
J.F. BRUNER 50th    R.W. BRUNER 50th    BURNS 60th
 
C   
CHASTAIN 35th    J.M. CHASTAIN 50th    L. CHASTAIN 50th    CHERRINGTON 50th
C. CLAWSON 50th    COFFEY 60th   A. CUMMINGS 50th    
 
D     
R. DALE 50th DANIELSON 50th    Enos DAVIS 50th    D. DECKER 25th
DeWOLF 50th 
 
E   
A.J. EDWARDS 50th    J.N. ESTES 50th   O.P. ESTES 25th 
 
F   
FERGUSON 50th    FOLAND 50th    FUGATE 50th 
 
G  
GAMMON 50th    M. GARTIN 25th   GRIMES 40th   GUILLIAMS 50th
 
H   
HAAS 50th    HARRIS 50th    HICKMAN 50th    HOFFHINES 25th
 
J   
JENKS 50th    JOHNSTON 60th    JONES 60th 
 
K   
KONKLIN 34th    
 
L   
LANDES 28th    H. LOVETT 50th   LUNBECK Golden  
 
M   
MANNASMITH Golden    MARK 56th    McCLEARY 30th    McDANIEL 55th
McGREW 36th   McLAUGHLINS 11th/17th    MERRILL 50th    MERRILL 56th
 
P   
PARRISH 50th    R. PEARSON 50th   PICKERING 60th  
 
R   
RAINS 52nd   R.C. REYNOLDS 60th   Ross REYNOLDS 60th
S.H. REYNOLDS 55th   RIPPEY 50th   ROBINSON 50th
 
S   
A. SCOTT 25th    C. SCOTT 19th    R. SCOTT 50th    J. SHIELDS 65th
C.L. SIBOLE 50th    J.R. SMITH 50th    SNOOK's 50th, 1919    R. STOREY 25th
STRONG 50th in OK
 
T
J. TAYLOR 35th
W   
WARNER 50th in CA    WATSABAUGH 50th    WELLER 50th   Tom WILLIAMS' 50th
WOODMANSEE 25th   WOODMANSEE 50th
 
Y   
A. YOUNG 50th    W.H. YOUNG 63rd   

 

Divorces

1912 Divorces    1913 Divorces    1914 Divorces    1915 Divorces
1923 Divorces

"A" Surnames   
AREBAUGH Divorce    ASHBURN Divorce   
 
"B" Surnames   
BAKER Divorce    BAXTER Divorce    BELL Divorce    BOBBITT Divorce
BRAND Divorce    BRIGHT Divorce    BUFFUM Divorce    BURNISON Divorce
BURNS Divorce    
 
"C" Surnames   
CARRITHERS Divorce    CARTWRIGHT Div.    CHURCH Divorce  
 
"D" Surnames   
DOOLEY Divorce    DOSS Divorce    DOZE Divorce  
 
"E" Surnames   
EATON Divorce    EDWARDS Divorce   
 
"F" Surnames   
FETRO Divorce    FLEMING Divorce    FULTON Divorce  
 
"G" Surnames   
GAMMON Divorce    GATTON Divorce    GILBERT Divorce    GOODPASTER Div.
GORE Divorce    GOULD Divorce    GROGAN Divorce  
 
"H" Surnames   
HOGUE Divorce    HUGHES Divorce    HULDBRAND Divorce
 
"I" Surnames   
ILIFF Divorce    
 
"J" Surnames   
JENNINGS Divorce    JONES Divorce   
 
"K" Surnames   
KANE Divorce    KEOWN Separation    KNAPP Div. & Alimony    KOEHLER Divorce
 
"L" Surnames   
LACKEY Divorce    LANYON Divorce    LINDSEY Divorce  
 
"M" Surnames   
MCCLAIN Divorce    MCCUTCHEON Div.    MCDANIELS Divorce    MCKLVEEN Divorce
MEAD Divorce    MOFFETT Divorce    MORRIS Divorce    MOSELY Divorce
MOTT Divorce    
 
"N" Surnames   
 
"O" Surnames   
OFFIELD Divorce    
 
"P" Surnames   
PARSONS Divorce 1900    PERKINS Divorce    POST Divorce 1897    PRUYN Divorce
 
"R" Surnames   
RADNICH Divorce    RICHARDS Divorce    REW Divorce    ROSE Divorce
ROSENGRANT Divorce    
 
"S" Surnames   
SAVAGE Divorce    SCHOONOVER Div.    SCOTT Divorce    SHOCKLEY Divorce
SHELINE Divorce    SMITH Divorce    SPRAGUE Divorce  
STUART Divorce
 
"T" Surnames   
TERRY Divorce    THOMPSON Divorce    TONEY Divorce    TROWER Divorce
TURNER Divorce    TURPIN Divorce    TWOMBLY Divorce  
 
"V" Surnames   
VENN Div./Remarriage    
 
"W" Surnames   
WALKER Divorce    WEBB Divorce    WIGHTMAN Divorce    WILSON Divorce
WOODARD Divorce    WORDEN Divorce    WYLIE Divorce  
 
"Y" Surnames   
YOUNG Divorce