[APG Public List] [APG Members] Texas Marriage Problem

Rondina Muncy rondina.muncy at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 11:18:57 MDT 2010


The State of Texas does not hold marriage information. Would you send the
link to the Ancestry database?

Rondina P. Muncy
Ancestral Analysis
2960 Trail Lake Drive
Grapevine, Texas 76051
rondina.muncy at gmail.com

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Alvie L Davidson <
floridasearch at verizon.net> wrote:

> Good afternoon folks,
> I have run into a problem with finding a marriage record in Texas.  I went
> to Ancestry.com and searched for a marriage between
> Robert O. Kroll and Martha Naomi Turner.  I found in the Ancestry Index the
> date and place of marriage as 9 June 1984 in Dallas County, TX.
> Next I sent a written request to the Dallas County Clerk including a money
> order in the proper amount with a stamped self addressed
> envelope.
> After about 3 weeks I got a response from Dallas County telling me the
> marriage did not take place in Dallas County.
> Next I called the clerk and was told the same thing on the telephone.
> Next I called the State of TX Vital Records and was told they do not issue
> marriage licenses but they will issue a verification of marriage
> If the marriage was in Texas.  They do not have a master state-wide index
> in Austin.
> This couple is still very much alive but I do not wish to contact them
> personally to tell them I need their marriage record.
> Does anyone have a clue as to how this mixup happened?
> Alvie L. Davidson CG
> Lakeland, FL
> http://www.floridadetective.net
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