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From: Joan Lowrey <>
Subject: Re: [APG] How should the marriage place be recorded?
Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2004 18:20:43 -0800
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If your software allows it, enter two marriage events:
License: County x
Marriage: County y

The county of marriage has to be the county where the ceremony took place.

Joan Neumann Lowrey
la Jolla, California

At 08:11 PM 11/6/04 -0500, you wrote:
>The license was issued and the return for a marriage is recorded in one
>county, but news items say the couple was actually married in a city in an
>adjoining county.
>Naturally, I will note these circumstances appropriately in the narrative
>or a note - but which county should I list as "the" county of marriage?
>I've always been a firm believer in using (in group sheets, etc.) the
>county in which the record can be found, but what would you do in a case
>like this, where it is pretty clear the wedding actually took place elsewhere?
>Richard A. Pence
>Fairfax, VA

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