Bahamas—Civil Registration, 1850–1959


Marriage Record—How it should be indexed


This is a sample image of a marriage record. For the image above, the fields would be indexed as follows:

  1. Page: 2
  2. Record Number: 8
  3. Marriage Month: Jan
  4. Marriage Day: 3
  5. Marriage Year: 1916
  6. Groom's Given Names: Dunlop
  7. Groom's Surname: Dames
  8. Groom's Father's Given Names: Daniel
  9. Groom's Father's Surname: Dames
  10. Bride's Given Names: Elizabeth
  11. Bride's Surname: Hutchenson
  12. Bride's Father's Given Names: John
  13. Bride's Father's Surname: Hutchenson