Series 23352
Box Elder County (Utah). County Clerk Marriage licenses and applications

Dates: 1887-1898.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series contains copies of the applications for marriage licenses and copies of the marriage licenses. Applications include the names of the individuals to be married, their residence, age, and the date of the application. The applications also contain a form for the consent of a parent or guardian if either party to the marriage is a minor. The licenses include the names of the individuals, the date the license was issued, the date of the marriage, and the signatures of the person officiating at the marriage as well as the witnesses.


Numerical by license number.

Related Records

Marriage licenses from Box Elder County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 6121, contains the marriage licenses only for the time frame after this series ends.

Marriage license applications from Box Elder County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 82843, contains the applications for the licenses issued after 1920.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed by A. B. Schmuland, December 2000.

Indexing Terms

  • Marriage records—Utah—Box Elder County.
  • Marriage licenses—Utah—Box Elder County.
  • Husband and wife—Utah—Box Elder County.
  • Box Elder County (Utah)—Statistics, Vital.

Container List

1 1887 - 1891: Licenses alphabetical by groom's name
1 1888 - 1889: Licenses 1 - 49
2 1889 - 1892: Licenses 50 - 242
3 1892 - 1895: Licenses 243 - 415
4 1895 - 1898: Licenses 417 - 601

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.