Marriage Index: Iowa, 1851-1900

Approximately 157,000 individuals who were married between 1851 and 1900 in select Iowa counties.

Marriage indexes can save you research time by telling you that a particular marriage record containing your ancestor’s name exists. With the information provided, you may be able to find a newspaper announcement, which may provide more details about the bride, groom, and their families.

  • Full names of both spouses.
  • Date of the marriage.
  • Township in which the marriage was recorded.
  • Location of the Family History Library microfilm, microfiche, or book referencing the marriage.