Ancestry.com. New York, U.S., Marriage Notices, 1800-1855 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data: Early Marriages From Newspapers Published in Central New York. n.p.: Pipe Creek Publications, 1992.
Among the most important states in the young union, New York was home to over a million people in the early 1800s. This database is a collection of marriage notices published in newspapers around the state in the first half the nineteenth century. Each record contains the names of bride and groom, marriage date, marriage location, residence, and newspaper in which the notice appeared. Additional information is provided which in many cases includes names of witnesses, relatives, and parents. For those seeking ancestors from New York after 1800, this can be an informative database.