© St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds

Archives Department,
Genealogy and
Historical Research
open 8:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. weekdays
see Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 129
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103

Completed Form and Payment due in advance of Archives services.
Please do not call or
E-mail for record look-ups. Please do not E-mail
record requests.


Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records


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1808-1931 Marriage Record
Verification by E-mail or Mail

Requires Customer to provide

  • Bride Name or Groom Name

  • Month, Day, and Year of Ceremony

Verification is Not a Search. A Marriage Record Search Requires Payment of a Search Fee in advance of services.

  • Verification Does Not Include Verification of Both Bride Name and Groom Name. Only one name will be verified as having a marriage record.
  • Verification Does Not Include Verification of Marriage Ceremony Date. Only the year will be verified.
  • Verification Does Not Include Bride and Groom ages or addresses.
  • Verification Does Not Include the Name of the person officiating or church name.

For the above information, purchase a copy of the records or visit us to review the records in person.

Verification Includes:

1881-1931 Marriage Records

We will E-mail or Mail to you the Application and License Number, as well as Abstract Book and Page, for the record corresponding to the name and date you provided.

1808-1880 Marriage Records

We will E-mail or Mail to you the Marriage Register Book and Page for the record corresponding to the name and date you provided.

In the event that we do not find a record matching the information you provided, we will refer you to other marriage record resources and/or advise you to purchase a search.

Additional Verification Restrictions

  • Verification Service is not available for common names such as John Smith and Mary Jefferson. 

  • No Verification by Phone
  • Verification by E-mail
    • Bride or Groom Name
    • Date of Ceremony
    • In Subject Line Write:
      Marriage License Verification
  • Verification by Mail
Use this Form to Request
1808-1931 Marriage Record Verification By Mail


Mail Completed Form with self-addressed-stamped-envelope to:

St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar
City Hall, Room 129
St. Louis, Missouri 63103