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Important data can be obtained through a state’s marriage records – especially if you’re searching for genealogical information. Details such as the bride’s maiden name and date and location where the event took place are just a few of the facts you can reveal. Wyoming marriage records are kept by the Wyoming Vital Records department in the state and by supplying some basic information you can receive a copy of the marriage certificate. Be sure and reveal as much data as you know when you fill out the application. Every tidbit helps ensure the accuracy of the search results. You can obtain a copy of the “Marriage or Divorce Application Form” by requesting one from the Wyoming Vital Records Department. After reading and complying to all instructions on the form, send the application and a copy of photo identification to:
Vital Statistics Services
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7591
Include a check or money order for $13 for the search fee. You should know that the fee is non-refundable even if the search doesn’t reveal the Wyoming marital records you requested. Wyoming began officially keeping vital records in a central location in May of 1941, so if you want a marriage record that’s older, you should make the request through the Wyoming State Archives or the county clerk’s office in the county where the marriage took place. Wyoming also restricts who may obtain copies of vital statistics records. The certificate requests are limited to the people listed on the decree or a legal professional who can prove they’re representing one or the other of the couple.
If you don’t have the time or patience to go through the red tape associated with most states’ record searches, consider an Internet search site. These professional search services are usually used by legal professionals and genealogists who need to ensure accuracy and timeliness in all of the information they receive. But, if you want to perform a one-time search, you only have to pay a reasonable fee and submit some information about the event. The search engines and databases used by these sites are extremely more powerful than those the states use and can usually deliver a full report to you in a matter of moments after you submit the request. Since the Internet became available to everyone for searching and sorting through vast amounts of information, these search sites have become more popular with those who need large and accurate amounts of data on a daily basis. They also cut through the red tape that states require, such as photo identification and proof that you are one of the people listed on the marriage certificate. To see how easy it is to search through Wyoming marriage records and decide if that might be an option for you, click on the link.
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