Polk Co. Marriages


Early Polk County Marriages to 1850

Early Marriages 1845 & Prior: Golden Anniversaries 50+ years, September 27, 1895

Persons Performing Early Marriages in Polk Co. Iowa 1849 to 1855

Marriages 1849-1850 - recorded in the Iowa Star

Maiden Names in the 1850 Census (Wives in 1850 Census, pg. 15-16 & 17-19)

Marriages 1846 - 1880 Index for Polk County compiled from multiple sources.

Marriages from 1872, by Groom Surname: A-I, J-Z

1877 Marriage Licenses - May 1st Iowa State Leader

Marriages 1881 - 1900 Index for Polk County compiled from multiple sources.

Marriage Licenses 1930s - 1940s
From Collection of Rev. Laurence Athey, Methodist Minister


Off-Site Resources

Contact one of these organizations for copies of documents or more info.

State Historical Society of Iowa Library
600 East Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
(515)-281-6200 (phone)
(515) 282-0502 (fax)

State Archives of Iowa
600 East Locust Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
(515) 281-8875 (phone)
(515) 282-0502 (fax)


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