Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939

Marriage records for ceremonies performed in Arapahoe, Boulder, and Mesa counties in Colorado between 1883 and 1900.

Types of marriage records held by the Colorado State Archives:

  • Marriage License
  • Marriage Application
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Marriage Record or Register

Note: Most Colorado marriage records DO NOT include the names of the parents’ of the bride and groom.


For those interested in Colorado research, I might also note that Dollarhide just completed a new Colorado Name Lists 1858-1998 volume, which gives lists census & census substitutes for the state. The are hundreds of references in the book. However, just links alone to online resources totals 351! Click on the link for more information.

Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939

The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes more than 500,000 digitized pages, representing 163 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Due to copyright restrictions, CHNC does not generally include newspapers published after 1923.

The official title indicates the time frame of 1900 – 1939. Researchers need to be aware that the coverage is for 1859 through 1939.
To view the FamilySearch images visit and search Colorado , Statewide Marriage Index, 1900 – 1939.


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