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  • 1. Ohio Marriage Records Free List Online
  • 2. The marriage of a couple should be documented and it is done in the form of a certificate. Marriage certificates are usually grouped together and kept in records. In Ohio, these documents are considered open documents. This means that OH marriage records are available for the residents to access anytime.
  • 3. There are several reasons why the people of Ohio request for a copy of a marriage certificate. One of the primary uses of this document is for genealogy research. It is used as reference when updating the family tree because it has information that is vital in the process of genealogy. Government transactions would also call for a copy of a marriage certificate. It is used as proof of one's marital status and identification. Without it requests may be delayed if not, denied. It is also used when conducting a background check especially on the marital status of a person. It can help individuals to know their partners and verify whether they are with a married person or not.
  • 4. A lot of information can be obtained from a marriage certificate. It is considered an invalid document without the complete names of the bride and the groom. The date and the place of marriage are the highlights of the document. The names of the couple's parents as well as the witnesses are also indicated on the file.
  • 5. There are certain guidelines and procedures that should be followed when requesting for a copy of a marriage certificate in Ohio. One should know that the state only releases documents which have been registered since 1949. The marriage records are not available at the office of the Vital Statistics but some files are available at the Historical Society of Ohio. There are times that the document you seek is not in the said office, it may be available at the county court office here it was filed. The service fees are different per county. It can depend on the number of pages the document has or the fee is paid per requests made. It is important that one knows some information about the file
  • 6. that is being requested to help avoid delay in the process.
  • 7. Aside from requesting it personally at the office requests can also be done by sending a mail order through the USPS. The mail should be addressed to the county clerk's office where the marriage occurred. It should include all the require documents and information in order for the request to be processed.
  • 8. Marital records can now be obtained online. With this, the problem faced by many when obtaining marital records can be avoided. One good thing about this is that the search can be done at your convenience which means that you can do the search even early in the morning or late at night. It is also fast since the results of the search are displayed in just seconds. Several websites are offering such services and people can choose to pay for the service or do a free search.
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