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== What is in This Collection? ==
This index collection is an electronic index for the years 1809 to 1992. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (- FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]].=== Image Visibility ==={{Image Visibility}}
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
The following information may be found in these records:
*The name of the bride or groom
*The date of marriage *The place where the of marriage took place ==Collection Content== Examples of indexed records: {| border="1"|-| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Jessie E. Smith'''| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''mentioned in the record of James G. King and Jessie E. Smith'''|-|Name|James G. King|-|Birth Date|1874|-|Age|25|-|Spouse's Name|Jessie E. Smith|-|Spouse's Birth Date|1880|-|Spouse's Age|19|-|Event Date|02 May 1899|-|Event Place|Le Mars, First Methodist Episcopal Church, Plymouth, Iowa|}<br>{| border="1"|-| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Paul Damien Smith'''| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''mentioned in the record of Paul Damien Smith and Norma Johnson'''|-|Name|Paul Damien Smith|-|Birth Date|18 Jun1925|-|Birthplace|Ia.|-|Spouse's Name|Norma Johnson|-|Event Date|31 May 1950|-|Event Place|Laurens, Iowa|-|Father's Name|Albert Smith|-|Mother's Name|Mary McKenna|-|} === Coverage Table and Map ===A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[Iowa Marriages, Coverage Table (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]]. <br><br>To see a '''coverage map''' of FamilySearch's holdings of Iowa marriages, click [ here]. <br> 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
*The names of the bride and groom
*The date and place of the event
=== Search the Index ===
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
== What Do I Do Next? ==
===I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?===*Add any new information to your records
*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other vital records such as birth, and death
*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records
*Witnesses to marriages were often family members  ===I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?===
*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [ nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names
=== Research Helps ===
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Iowa, United States Genealogy|Iowa]].
* [[Iowa Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
* [[Step-by-Step Iowa Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [ article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to []. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
== Citing This Collection ==
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 ;Collection Citation:"Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki></nowiki> : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.{{Collection_Published}}
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