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Public Health Data Inventory

Marriage Records

Background

Database of marriage records in Nebraska.

Type of Data

The data are population-based for ongoing surveillance.

Data Collection Method and Availability

All marriage certificate information is gathered by the county clerk when the bride and groom are applying for the marriage license. After the couple is married, the license is transmitted both electronically and by paper to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Vital Records where the information is verified. Marriage certificates have been filed since 1909.

Related Links and Reports

Nebraska Vital Statistics Page

Nebraska Marriage Certificates Page

Data Contact

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
Office of Vital Records
Gold’s Building, 1033 O Street, Suite 130
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-2873