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Marriages Researched by You!

This page is devoted to marriage information that has been researched by Ohio County researchers. The marriages are listed alphabetically by grooms name, where applicable. If you have a marriage that you would like to contribute, please email me. John Minneman. Please list your source with it. Thank You!


----Source: Researched by Theresa DeFeyter from Family History Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Thank you Theresa!
Ohio County Indian Marriages
Jacob ENGLISH m. Electa HARRISON Apr. 28 1848
Eli HARRISON m. Margaret ARTHURS Aug 7 1853
John ENGLISH m. Chloe HARRISON Aug 26 1855
Marriages:
Eli HARRISON Margaret ARTHURS Aug. 07, 1853 Ohio, IN
Source: Family Archive #243 Marriage Index: County Court Records. Indiana, 1851-1900

----Nottily (Notley) LIGGETT and Rosannah (Rosanna) PATE married in Ohio County, Indiana on November 4, 1855 by Amos DOWNEY.
Source: Ohio co marriage certificate number 195. Thank you Jackie (Roach) DeCamp!

----Source: The Cincinnati Daily Gazette, 3 Mar 1833 ed.:
"MARRIED. At Rising Sun, Indiana, on Thursday, 14th inst. by Rev. James Challen, Mr. William Morison of this city, to Miss Mary Ann Stewart of the former place."
[Married: William MORRISON of Cincinnati to Mary Ann STEWART of Rising Sun, IN, on 14 Mar 1833.]

-Also, submitted by the researcher Richard Connell is the below marriage license information.

MARRIAGE RECORD OF WILLIAM MORRISON AND MARY ANN STEWART, License Recorded 12 Mar 1833, Book 1, page 36? (indistinct), Dearborn County, Indiana. Marriage Performed on 14 Mar 1833, and Certified on 19 Mar 1833.

Be it remembered that on the 12th day of March 1833, a Marriage License issued from the Clerk's office of the Dearborn Circuit Court in the words and figures following, to wit:

State of Indiana }
Dearborn County}
The State of Indiana, to all who shall see these presents know ye that by virtue of the authority vested in me by law as Clerk of the Dearborn Curcuit Court, I have granted and do by these presents grant unto WILLIAM MORRISON & MARY ANN STEWART, License to be joined together in Matrimony, according to law and for so doing this shall be a sufficient warrant. Witness James Dill, Clerk, and the seal of the Dearborn Circuit Court, 12th day of March - 1833.
James Dill, Clk.

Rising Sun, March 19th, 1833.
To the Clerk of the Court of Dearborn Co., Indiana

This is to certify that on the 14th Inst. was joined in Marriage by me, Mr. WILLIAM MORRISON and Miss MARY ANN STEWART. Respectfully,
James Challen

[Transcribed by Richard A. Connell, 20 Sep 2001]
[Some names capitalized and some punctuation added for clarity for the reader.]
Thank you Richard Connell!

----James P. STEWART married to Martha Ann McINTOSH Feb. 2, 1847, married by Thomas H. Gilmore A.J. Thank you Debbie Carnes!

----Below is a list of some marriages that occured during 1859 and 1869. Thank you Judy Ryden!
Please note that the originals were difficult to read, and they were transcribed as best as possible.

At the top of this page is #263

-On the 28th day of July 1859, a license to marry
was applied for in the matter of Daniel B. Sink
and Mrs. Sarah Holdcraft.
They were joined in marriage on the 31st day
of July 1859 by the Reverend Andrew (looks like)
Latton.

-On the 4th day of August 1859, a license to marry
was applied for in the matter of David Scaggs
and Margaret Jane Vanosdoll.
They were joined in marriage on the 7th day
of August 1859 by the Reverend L. B. Chamberlain.

-On the 4th day of Oct. 1859, a license to marry
was applied for in the matter of Daniel B. Sink
and Mrs. Sarah Holdcraft.
They were joined in marriage on the 31st day
of July 1859 by the Reverend Andrew (looks like)
Latton.
At the top of this page is #447

-On the 1st day of July 1869, a license to marry
was applied for in the matter of Benjamin S. Elliston and Martha S. Dorrell (colored persons)
Benjamin S. Elliston and Mary L. Dorrell were
joined in marriage on the 5th day of July 1869
by the Reverend (looks like) Menito Simpson

-On the 1st day of July 1869, a license to marry
was applied for in the matter of Armstrong Collins and Lydia M. Scaggs.
They were joined in marriage on 1st day of July
1869 by the Reverend L. E. James

-On the 3rd day of July 1869, a license to marry
was applied for in the matter of Marshall N. Bailey and Lizzie M. Stephens.
They were joined in marriage on 3rd day of July
1869 by the Reverend L. G. Adkinson M. E. Church


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