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Martin L. Owen & Cora A. Hanna

~ Source: Photocopy of a marriage certificate, Historical Society, West Union, Iowa
~Contributor: Connie L. Ellis (Owen researcher)

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Iowa State Board of Health
1. Full name of Groom: Martin L. Owen
2. Place of Residence: Westfield Twp. Fayette Co. Iowa
3. Occupation: Farmer
4. Age next birthday: 27 years
   Color: white
   Race: Anglo Saxon
5. Place of Birth: Ashford, Fond du Lac Co. Wisconsin
6. Father's name: John R. Owen
7. Mother's maiden name: Maria C. Burgess
8. Number of Groom's marriages: First
8. Number of Groom's marriages: First
9. Full name of Bride: Cora A. Hanna
    Maiden name, if a widow:
10.   Place of Residence: Smithfield Twp., Fayette Co., Iowa
11.   Age next birthday: 19 years
        Color: White
        Race: Anglo Saxon
12.   Place of Birth: Fayette County, Iowa
13.   Father's name: John L. Hanna
14.   Mother's Maiden name: Betsy Johnson
15.   Number of Bride's marriages: First

16. Married at Benj. N. Johnson's in the County of Fayette and state of Iowa, the 5 day of September 1883

         17. Witnesses to Marriage:  A. P. Johnson and Mrs. Helen Johnson
                               September 5th, 1883

We hereby certify that the information above given is correct, to the best of our knowledge and belief.      

  Martin L. Owen Groom    
  Cora A. Hanna Bride    

I hereby certify that the above is a correct return of a marriage solemnized by me.

Dated at Fayette, Iowa     this 5th day of Sept. 1883    

 Z. A. Scobey

Minister of the Gospel    

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