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Marriage Certificates, Announcements and Excerpts
1848-1902


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Brown, David H. & Allen, Elsie
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Brown, David H.
, age21 born in NE, the son of D. Brown and I. Hine. Lists this as his 2nd marriage. Living in Phillips, NE and lists his occupation as a farmer. Married on 1 Oct 1902

Allen, Elsie, age 18 born in NE, the daughter of J. Allen and R. Bacon. Elsie living in Sletteps?, NE. Married by George Carson, JP in Council Bluffs, IA and Andrew Allen was the witness.



Chaney, Ward & Keran, Jessie
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Ward Chaney, b. Nov. 1880; md. Jessie Keran, b. ca. 1887; md. on March 19, l907 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Daughter of Jacob L. and Mary A. (Waltenberry) Keran. Lived in Scott Township, Fremont County, Iowa



Coggins, Edward & Stuedel, Emma
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Coggins, Edw., age 23, born in NE the son of P. Coggins and M. McGrime. Living in Omaha, NE working as a laborer. Married on 15 Oct 1902. First marriage for both.

Stuedel, Emma, age 19, born in Iowa, the daughter of L. Stuedel and M. Clausin. Emma living in Omaha, NE. Married by George Carson, JP in Council Bluffs, IA and T. Jenson was the witness.



Fritz, Chas. W. & Meyers, Groa
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Fritz, Chas. W., age 27, born in Germany the son of G. Fritz and K. Sapp. Living in NE and occupation Wholesale Grocer. Married on 8 Oct 1902. First marriage for both.

Meyers, Groa, age 34, born in NE, the daughter of H. Meyers and P. Maxwell. Groa living in Suicola, NE. Married by George Carson, JP in Council Bluffs, IA and J. Flemmins was the witness.




Hopkins, Robert F. & Wright, Nellie Almira
Contributed by: A Norman Hopkins, Nov 2002
Source: ?

CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE
This Is To Certify That Robert F Hopkins of Council Bluffs, IA and Nellie Almira Wright of Council Bluffs, IA were by me united in Marriage on the Twenty Second day of June in the Year of our Lord 1923 at Council Bluffs Iowa.

Signed: G. J. Harding J.P.
Witnesses: Signed: Mrs. Alice Wright and Frances M Hopkins
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Bride age = 18Y 10M 19D Groom age = 22Y 0M 14D




Inman, Myron Orton & Cheney, Amanda Elizabeth
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Amanda Elizabeth Cheney, b. Oct. 1863 -d. 1950; married Myron Orton Inman, b. Sept. 1857 -d. 1937; married in December 1882 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.




Kilgore, John J. and Alexander, Ella B.

CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE

State of Iowa, Pottawattamie County, 1888
This certifies that on the 24 day of June A.D. 1888 at Wheeler Grove in said County according to law and by authority I Geo Wright Duly Joined In Marriage John J. Kilgore and Ella B. Alexander given under my hand this 24th day of June 1888.
In The Presence of
A. I. Mitchell
A. E. Mitchell

Signed Geo Wright
M.E. Minister

(Note: The original marriage license is in the possession of Gail Meyer Kilgore)




Lane, David & Hayes, Mary Ann
Contributed by: A Norman Hopkins, Nov 2002
Source: Mary Alice Lane/Wright

David Lane and his wife Mary Ann Hayes were married 4 Jul 1871 in Crescent City, Pottawattamie, Iowa and his brother Joseph Lane and his wife Ellen L Prior from Logan, Harrison, Iowa were married at the same time in a double ceremony.

Note: Joseph b: 3 Apr 1848 Kanesville, Pottawattamie, Iowa,
  David b: 2 May 1850 Kanesville, Pottawattamie, Iowa




Sheets, Williams & Weaver, Ida
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Sheets, William, age 22, born in Iowa the son of S. Sheets and P. Anderson. Living in Herman, NE working as a farmer. Married on 15 Oct 1902. First marriage for both.

Weaver, Ida, age 20, born in NE the daughter of H. Weaver and Anna Reniball. Ida is living in Council Bluffs, IA. Married by George Carson, JP in Council Bluffs, IA and A. Peak was the witness.




Wakefield, William & Drifold, Tilla
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Wakefield, William, age 24, the son of S. Wakefield and P. Kreuzer. William living in Omaha, NE, born in NE and lists a Clerk as his occupation. Married on 22 Sept. 1902

Drifold, Tilla, age 20, the daughter of H. Drifold and A. Bortig. Tilla living in Omaha, NE, born in NE. Married by George Carson, JP in Council Bluffs, IA. L. Schott was the witness.




Webber, John & Crawford, Frances
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THE FREMONT COUNTY HERALD. June 28, 1923. "Married In Council Bluffs".--John Webber and Miss Frances Crawford, two of Sidney's popular young people were married at Councl Bluffs Saturday evening  at the M.E. parsonage and are now at home to their friends at 1922 Sixth Ave., Council Bluffs.

Mrs. Webber is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Crawford and was born and raised in Sidney, where she was popular among the young people. She has a pleasing and winsome personality and wins friends wherever she goes.

Mr. Webber was also born and raised in Sidney where he grew to young manhood. He is a graduate of the Sidney high school of 1923 and is very industrious, and a young man of good habits. He is a fine athlete. He has a good position in Omaha.

The host of friends will wish them happiness and prosperity.



Charles Westfall, Charles and Tradel, Lizzie

Contributed by: Cheryl Frees Westfall

CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE

State of Iowa, Pottawattamie County, 1892
This Certifies, That on the 24th of day of February A.D. 1892, at Minden in said County, according to law, and by the Authority, I Andrew Kern Pastor Duly Joined In Marriage Charles Westfall and Lizzie Tradel
Given under my hand this 24th day of February 1892
In the Presence of
Charlie Tradel
Henry Liebels
Signed - Andrew Kern Pastor




Wright, Burt & Lane, Mary A.
Contributed by: A Norman Hopkins, Apr 2000
Source: SLC FHL Film # 1018511

CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE - No.12135

Burt Wright to Mary A Lane
The undersigned applicant for a Marriage License, being sworn states that "He" is of the age of "26" years and upwards, and a resident of "CoBluffs" and state of "Iowa" and that "She" is of the age "17" years and upwards, and a resident of "CoBluffs" and state of "Iowa"; that said parties are both unmarried, and free from physical infirmities, and no legal impediment exists to the marriage to said parties as I verily believe.
Signature: "Burt O Wright"

Subscribed and sworn to before me this "25" day of "Aug 1900" Signature: "F. L. Reed" Clerk District Court And the said "Mary A Lane" being a minor came also "David Lane" the "father" of said minor, and filed "his" consent to the marriage of said parties.
Signature of "David Lane"

And be it further remembered, that afterwards, to wit: on the "17" day of "Sept" A.D. "1900" there was filed in the office of the Clerk of the District Court, a certificate of marriage, in the words and figures following, to wit:
CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE To the District Court of Pottawattamie County, Iowa:
This certifies, that on the "26 day of "Aug" A.D. "1900" at "CoBluffs" in said County, according to law, and by authority, I duly JOINED IN MARRIAGE "Burt Wright" and "Mary A Lane"

Given under my hand the "14" day of "Sept" A.D. "1900" Signature: "Frederick Hansen , MG"

W.A. Alexander to Stella Kennedy, 11 Feb 1900
Jay H. Alexander to Lula Smith, 27 Dec 1900
Henry S. Alexander to Jane Collins, 11 Feb 1849
T.E. Alexander to Phebe R. Huff, 24 Mar 1864
J.D. Alexander to Isabelle Alexander, 23 Sep 1883
S.C. Alexander to Louisa Jane Miller, 15 Feb 1883
Dingman, John B. to Foy, Elizabeth - 23 Nov 1848
Dingman, Theodore to Butterfield, Eliza - 31 Jan 1883
McDonald, William to Dingman, Lottie - 1 Sep 1880
Dingman, John B. to Ritter, Martha Ann - 2 Mar 1853
Stephenson, J. B. to Dingman, Susan - 7 Feb 1871