Marriage between 1805 through 1900
Beginning in 1805, Georgia law required marriages to be recorded in the Court of Ordinary, now known as the Probate Court. Generally, marriages are recorded in the county of residence of the bride.
Marriage records for most Georgia counties (except where records
were destroyed by fire or other courthouse disaster) are available
on microfilm at the Georgia Archives. Many marriage records are
available in the Marriage Records on Microfilm Collection in the
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