Historical Marriage Records

  1. Marriage Applications
  2. marriage Licenses & Certificates
  3. Register of Marriages
  4. marriages found in Other Record Series

Marriage Applications, circa 1881 - circa 1892

Unprocessed collection, but available for use; detailed written description unavailable at this time. Contact Archivist for details.

  • Loose documents (Recorded)
  • Filed alphabetically by groom's name.

Where to find marriage records for other years:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Certificates and Vital Records Office.

Certified Verification of Marriage for the entire state. Indices for the years 1900 to 1939, and 1975 to present. Verifications for the years 1940 to 1974 available from the County Clerk’s office in the county where the license was obtained.

Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder’s Office for marriage applications and licenses

Colorado State Archives for marriage certificates and licenses for Jefferson County, 1868 to 1976

The Archives does not hold divorce records, please contact:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Vital Records Office for Certified Verification of Dissolution of Marriage for the entire state; Indices for the years 1851 to 1939 and 1968 to present; Verification for the years 1851 to 1939 (which also contain date of marriage and children of marriage). Verification for the years 1940 to 1967 is available from the District Court in the county where the dissolution was decreed.

Clerk of Court Records Research Department for divorce records for Jefferson and Gilpin Counties