Source Information Prince Edward Island, Canada, Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: Prince Edward Island Provincial Archives, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

About Prince Edward Island, Canada, Marriage Registers, 1832-1888

This collection contains marriage registers from Prince Edward Island, Canada for the years 1832 to 1888. Dates in these indexes correspond to dates of marriages, and marriage records are arranged by date of registration, so the dates of the indexes and the marriage records do not always match. The handwritten indexes are also alphabetized by first letter of the surname only. In some indexes, the "Mc" and "Mac" names are indexed by the first letter after "Mc" or "Mac". The government of Prince Edward Island did not make the recording of marriages mandatory until 1886. This collection was created from newspapers, church records, and other sources. The information given is limited and the source is not always clear or provided. You may find the following details in the records:

  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Marital status of groom
  • Marital status of bride
  • Occupation
  • Name of witnesses
  • Name of officiant at ceremony