Source Information

Ancestry.com. South Carolina, County Marriage Records, 1907-2000 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: South Carolina County Marriages. South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina.

About South Carolina, County Marriage Records, 1907-2000

This database contains selected county marriage licenses, certificates, and registers for South Carolina from the years 1907-2000. Information available in this database includes:

  • Marriage date

  • Groom’s name

  • Groom’s birthdate and birthplace

  • Groom’s race

  • Bride’s name

  • Bride’s birthdate and birthplace

  • Bride’s race

Other information such as the bride’s and groom’s residence at time of marriage, number of previous marriages, and occupation may also be listed on the record and can be obtained by viewing the image. Some records continue onto a second page, and information, such as marriage dates, may only be found on this second page. Witnesses' names, who are often family members, may also be listed on the record.

Marriage records are great sources for genealogists because they document an individual in a particular place and time as well as provide details about that person's marriage.

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