Anyone may obtain a copy of a marriage record.
No identification is required.
$16.00 for the first copy and $3.00 for each additional copy of the same record when purchased at the same time. Payment must be made with a money order, cashier's check, cash or credit card (subject to applicable service fee.)
- To request a record online CLICK HERE.
- To request a record by mail, the applicant must send a signed written form. Click here to obtain a mail-in form. The request must include the bride and groom’s names, date of marriage or approximated date and year of marriage. Mail your request to Stephenson County Clerk’s Office, 50 W. Douglas St., Suite 500, Freeport, IL 61032
Marriage records on file in the Stephenson County Clerk’s Office go back to 1837.
Try these other county and state links. The state has online records available in the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900. You can also order a record from another state.