Title:
A Marriage License of 1849

Author:
[Author Unknown]

Date:
1939

Source:
Indiana Magazine of History, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 194-194

Article Type:
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A MARRIAGE LICENSE OF 18491

State of Indiana Brown County S S.

To Any person By Law Empowered to Solemnize Marriages greeting. You are hereby authorized to Join together as husband and wife Joseph Hemphill and Sarahann Fricker and this shall be your warrant for the Same

Witness hy hand and seal of office at Nashville this 24th day of October 1849

W M Mason clerk

[Seal]


  • 1 The original of this license of 1849 is in the hands of the editor. The county clerk had no form to fill out, but wrote it all in his own script. It is written on a strip of blue-gray paper four by seven and a-half inches, which the clerk evidently tore from a larger sheet


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