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Jersey County Marriage Licenses Issued

Source: [Excerpts extracted from the book, History of Jersey County Illinois - Published 1919 -
Chapter XI - Early Settlers, Marriage License Records (1821 - 1850) are found on pages 90 - 98]

Transcribed by Koni Proctor

Marriage License Records (1821 - 1850)
The following marriage licenses were issued in Greene County, Ill., to residents of what later became Jersey County, Ill.


1821
Oct. 30, Robert McDow and Esther Lofton were married

1822
Jan. 9, Elam Brown and Salley Allen were married by Chales Gregory, County Commissioner
Jan. 30, Cyrus Tolman and Polly Eldred were married by Samuel Lee, a Justice of the Peace

1824

Jan. 2, William Gillham and Martha Munson were married by Thomas G. Lofton, a Justice of the Peace
March 20, John R. Caldwell and Elizabeth Slaten were married
June 27, James Nairn and Victor Colean were married by John Brown, a Justice of the Peace
July 19, George Stamps and Franky Henson were married by John Brown a Justice of the Peace.
Sept. 25, Thomas Cummings and Mary Ann Carroll were married by Thomas G. Lofton, a Justice of the Peace

1825

March 10, Charles Gregory and Elizabeth Woodman were married by Samuel Lee, a Justice of the Peace

1826

April 8, Charles Dodgson and Polly Lofton were marreid by Thomas G. Lofton, a Justice of the Peace
Nov. 4, William Waddel and Sally Gillham were married

1827

Feb. 15, Tartton F. Brock and Lucinda Slaten were married
Sept. 13, Jesse White and Tabitha Carrico were married by John Brown, a Justice of the Peace

1828

April 28, John Gunterman and Melinda McKinney were married by D. McFain, a Justice of the Peace
Oct. 16, Stephen Gorham and Lucretia Brush were married by S. C. Prince, a Justice of the Peace

1829

March 18, Jacob Lurton and Margaret McDow were married by J. J. Bayse, M. G.

1830

March 18, John E. Lofton and Jane White were married by John Osbun, M. G.
April 11, William McDown and Delilah Waggoner were married by J. J. Bayse, M. G.

1831

Aug. 18, William D. F. Staten and Irena West were married by John Brown, a Justice of the peace

1832

July 26, Ezekial Chance and Elizabeth Grimes were married by J. J. Bayse, M. G.

1833

March 31, Richmond Henderson and Mary Ann Douglas were married by John Brown, a Justice of the Peace
Sept. 19, J. M. Terry and Mary Ann Waggoner were married by John Brown, a Justice of the Peace

1834

April 29, James J. Randle adn Jane Lofton were married
Sept. 11, Richard Spalding and Sarah J. Gillmas wer married by J. J. Bayse, M. G.

1835

Feb. 19, John McDow and Mariah Waggoner were married by J. J. Bayse, M. G.
April 23, Hiram Curtis and Ann Eliza Dougherty were married by J. J. Bayse, M. G.
July 9, Nathaniel Hamilton and Mary B. Dougherty were married by Gilbert Dougherty, a Justice of the Peace
August 27, George Noble and Sarah Swan were married by J. J. Bayse, M. G.
Sept. 3, Moses Cockrell and Caty Ann Utt were married by Thomas McDow, a Justice of the peace
Oct. 15, Aaron Hamilton and Elizabeth Jackson were married

1836

Jan. 26, J. M. Hurd and Lydia Noble were married by J. J. Bayse, a Justice of the Peace
Oct. 27, John W. Slaten and Ann F. Piggot were married by T. McDow, a Justice of the Peace
Dec. 4, Jacob Utt and Mary B. Swann were married by T. McDow, a Justice of the Peace

1837

Jan. 7, Orange F. Howland and Sarah Ann Terry were married by A. King, a Justice of the Peace
March 23, George B. Slaten and Clenentine Lewis were married
April 13, Wright Casey and Mary Frances Curry were married by William Jerome, M. G.
April 22, Zadock Reddish and Sophia Medford were married by D. Myers, a Justice of the Peace
May 4, LaFayette McCrillis and Mary E. Mason were married by Alvin Bailey, M. G.
June 11, Moses Amburg and Eliza Cope were married by J. M. Hurd, a Justice of the Peace
Dec. 14, Jeremiah Stilwell and Ann Eliza White were married by J. M. Hurd, a Justice of the Peace
Dec. 21, Peter C. Randle and Susannah Beeman were married by T. McDow, a Justice of the Peace

1838

Jan. 4, Benjamin M. King and Louisa Lemon were married by William Hill, M. G.
Sept. 16, Asa Snell and Priscilla E. Landon were married by Joseph Crabbe, a Justice of the Peace
Oct. 18, Jarrett T. Grimes and Charity Brown were married by Urial Downey, a Justice of the Peace
Dec. 27, Virgil Noble and Hannah J. Utt were married by Moses Lemon, M. G.
Dec. 25, Isaac Searritt and Martha Ann Mason were married by E. Rogers, M. G.

1839

Jan. 3, Charles D. Hodges and Ellen C. Hawley were married by A. T. Bledsoe, M. G.
Jan. 8, Ezekiel Gillham and Mary Cowan were married by T. McDow, a Justice of the Peace
Jan. 17, Allen Gillham and Nancy Murphy were married by T. McDow, a Justice of the Peace
Jan. 31, James Lamb and Catherine Curtis were married by Moses Lemon, M. G.
March 7, George Spangle and Priscilla Utt were married by J. M. Hurd, a Justice of the Peace
April 2, Elias Cockrell and Mary McFair were married by R. S. Spencer, a Justice of the Peace
June 13, William Hurd and Esther Ann Buckles were married by J. M. Hurd, a Justice of the Peace
July 2, Thomas Ford and Mariah Adams were married by Joseph Fowler, M. G.
July 23, Edmund Douglas and Harriet Curtis were married by A. P. Brown, M. G.
Sept. 30, Joseph H. Colean and Mariah Gillman were married

1840

Early January, William H. Allen and Martha Maria Mason were married under a Greene County License
Jan. 25, Thornton Hughes and Elizabeth Waggoner were married by T. McDow, a Justice of the Peace
April 23, Christopher Kirchner and Elizabeth Thurston were married by Nathaniel Hamilton,a Justice of the Peace
April 24, Isaac Harbert and Mrs. H. M. Shull were married by J. Folwer, M. G.
March 12, Albertus Lofton and Lucinda Chappell were married by T. McDow, a Justice of the Peace
April 29, Augustine Stalder and Polly Lance were married by John Keys, a Justice of the Peace
May 28, Perley Silloway and Harriet Wilkins were married by J. Crabbe, a Justice of the Peace
June 18, Daniel McFain and Mary Cooper were married by J. W. Lowder, a Justice of the Peace
Aug. 25, George Stafford and Ann E. Cresswell were married by Silas Crain, a Justice of the peace
Sept. 10, Caleb Noble and Susannah E. Gillham were married by W. Jerome, a Justice of the Peace
Oct. 15, William Noble and Elizabeth Hamilton were married by M. Lemon, M. G.
Oct. 22, Thomas Smirl and Euphemia Dougherty were married by W. Jerome, M. G.
Dec. 17, John N. English and Elizabeth A. Belt were married by W. S. McMurray, M. G.

1841

Jan. 3, Hiram English and Mary A. Grimes were married by H. N. Belt, a Justice of the Peace
Jan. 19, Elisha A. Barton and Rebecca Lofton were married by S. Crain, a Justice of the Peace
Feb. 4, William Post and Hannah W. Calhoun were married by J. Harriott, a Justice of the Peace
March 4, Jonathan Plowman and Elizabeth Crull were married by S. Crain, a Justice of the Peace
April 8, William Millross and Mariah Noble were married by W. Jerome, M. G.
June 3, David T. Bonnell and Sally A. Kirby were married by L. Lyons, M. G.
Sept. 9, William B. Nevius and Laura Goodwitch were married by L. Lyons, M. G.
Oct. 7, Benjamin C. Rhodes and Amanda Darr were married by G. W. Lowder, J. P.
Oct. 10, Philip Pennington and Mary A. Cummings were married by E. Dodson, M.G.
Nov. 7, William Chappell and Elizabeth Hooper were married by George Hoffman, J.P.
Dec. 9, John Massey and Mariah Brown were married
Dec. 13, Henry Darlington and Marian Noble were married by W. Jerome, M.G.

1842

Jan. 20, Aaron Dodson and Margaret M. Biggers were married by Nathaniel Hamilton, J.P.
Feb. 10, Aaron Rue and Catherine S. Howell were married by T. Baldwin, M.G.
March 3, Andrew Gillham and Margaret Darlington were married by W. Jerome, M.G.
March 2, Uriah D. Howell and Alice Nevius were married by L. Lyons, M.G.
June 20, Robert Gardner and Julia Carroll were married by E. Rodgers, M.G.
Oct. 27, Henry Utt and Matilda Dougherty were married by L. Anderson, M.G.
Oct. 27, David Dunsdon and Julia B. Hackney were married by J. Harriott, J.P.
Dec. 22, Hugh N. Cross and Antoinette Van Horne were married by L. Lyons, M.G.

1843

Feb. 2, Thomas B. Ruyle and Mary Pruitt were married by D. Myers, M.G.
Feb. 22, Eleazer Smith and Susan Harriott were married by John Brown, M.G.
June 10, Robert W. English and Rebecca Grimes were married by John Brown, M.G.
Sept. 28, Charles H. Smith and Elizabeth A. White were married by Thomas McDow, J.P.
Oct. 3, Joseph C. Beeman and Elmina Maria Bray were married by Thomas McDow, J.P.
Oct. 17, Wiliam M. Deeds and Elizabeth Walden were married by Nathaniel Hamilton, J.P.
Oct. 25, John L. White and Martha L. Sansom were married by S. Allen, M.G.
Oct. 25, Charles H. Bowman and Mary Hooper were married by J. Crabbe, J.P.
Nov. 2, Nataniel Smith and Emily Darr were married by L. Lyons, M.G.
Dec. 25, John Maltimore and Lydia Court were married.

1844

Jan. 3, Archibald Craig and Catherine Hankinson were married by J. Harriott, J.P.
Feb. 22, Thomas A. Eaton and Louisa M. Dougherty were married by W. Jerome, M.G.
April 23, William Rhoades and Elizabeth Swan were married by Thomas McDow, J.P.
March 20, William Kirby and Experience Perrings were married by L. Lyons, M.G.
May 16, Joseph B. Schroeder and Priscilla Paterson were married by C. D. James, M.G.
June 19, Reugen Noble and Harriet Cordelia Douglas were married by W. Jerome, M.G.
July 3, Dr. James B. Veitch and Marilda McDow were married by E. J. Palmer, M.G.
Aug. 8, Robert Darlington and Harriet Colean were married by Joel Terry, M.G.
March 21, Charles N. Adams and Nancy Bell were married by C. D. James, M.G.
Aug. 20, Ephraim Fredinburg and Mary Lofton were married by C. H. Goodrich, J.P.
June 22, Benjamin F. Slaten and Mariah Askew were married by M. Lemon, M.G.
Oct. 15, Benjamin S. Griggs and Mary Slaten were married by C. H. Goodrich, J.P.
Oct. 27, William L. Jerome and Elvina Gillham were married by W. Jerome, M.G.
Oct. 29, Adam Slendennin and Elizabeth J. McReynolds were married by H. Barr, M.G.
Dec. 25, Benjamin B. Hamilton and Mary Ann Chandler were married by Nathaniel Hamilton, J.P.

1845 - None Listed

1846

Feb. 25, Minor S. Gowins and Nancy Beeman were married by B. Stafford, M.G.
March 14, Charles C. Rhodes adn Emeline Darr were married by Jacob Rhodes, M.G.
April 6, Andrew Spangle and Susan Hughes were married by A. Lofton, J.P.
May 1, Jacob Reddish and Hannah Weeks were married by H. Webster, J.P.
May 20, Samuel J. M. Dougherty and Elizabeth Cook were married by C. D. James, M.G.
June 25, Isaac Snedeker and Caroline Sunderland were married by E. J. Palmer, M.G.
Oct. 25, James J. Haycraft and Matilda Rhodes were married by S. J. Haycraft.
Oct. 22, Isaac R. Ely and Mary Christopher were married by E. J. Palmer, M.G.
Nov. 24, Johathan Plowman and Rachel Crull were married by J. Brown, M.G.

1847

Feb. 2, Mathew C. Stanley and Elizabeth Armstrong were married by G. C. Wood, M.G.
Feb. 25, Eli Linely Hupp and Jane E. Turner were married by B. Stafford, J.P.
March 18, Joseph W. Brown and Harriet J. Downey were married by Asa Snell, J.P.
March 28, John Daniel and Mary Palmer were married by W. Roberts, M.G.
April 17, William Evans and Louisina Noble were married by C. H. Goodrich, J.P.
May 9, John H. Reddish and Mary Turner were married by H. Webster, J.P.
June 21, Henry O. Goodrich and Amelia J. Knapp were married by G. W. Wood, M.G.
July 4, John A. Wallace and Elizabeth Thompson were married by B. Stafford, J.P.
Aug. 16, Benjamin Wedding and Tabitha Johnson were married by R. C. Baugh, J.P.
Aug. 26, James W. Calhoun and Mrs. Lucinda Robbins were married by Asa Snell, J.P.
Sept. 30, William P. Jarboe and Harriet M. Hansel were married by E. J. Palmer, M.G.
Oct. 5, Joseph Lane and Hannah Ann Piggott were married by J. Anderson, M.G.
Oct. 8, John H. Belt and Matilda Bramlett were married by W. Hill, M.G.
Nov. 11, Nelson Colean and Sarah J. Waddle were married by Joel Terry, M.G

1848

Jan. 6, Lebbeus L. Kirby and Sarah Post were married by W. F. Boyakin, M.G.
April 25, John G. Dougherty and Susan Millross were married by J. M. Terry, J.P.
May 28, William A. Scott and Elizabeth J. Lurton were married by J. Crabbe, J.P.
Oct. 1, David Stafford and Elizabeth C. Gower were married by B. B. Hamilton, M.G.
Dec. 19, W. Edsall and Mrs. Lydia Edsall were married by Minor S. Gowins, J.P.

1849

Jan. 27, Enoch W. Wallace and Julia A. Bray were married M. S. GOwins, J.P.
Feb. 4, William S. Dougherty and Elizabeth Brown were married by J. M. Terry, J.P.
March 8, Francis Colean and Mary J. Belt were married by A. Dickerson, M.G.
March 2, William Noble and Thirza Chappell were married by J. M. Terry, J.P.
April 15, William Buckles and Harriet Ripson were married by E. J. Palmer, M.G.
Aug. 31, John Arthur Allen and Jane Elizabeth White were married by G. C. Wood, M.G.
Sept. 2, William G. THompmson and Nancy A. Smith were married by William Williams, J.P.
Oct. 25, George D. Morgan and Margaret Millross were married by B. B. Hamilton, M.G.
Nov. 21, Joseph Marshaw and Sarah A. McDow were married by B. B. Hamilton, M.G.
Dec. 20, George Kirby and Margaret Utt were married by J. Buckley, M.G.

1850

Feb. 26, Martin B. Minor and Laura L. Miner were married by G. C. Wood, M.G.
March 20, Dr. James Bringhurst and Mary Ryan were married by G. E. Warren, County Judge
March 20, Samuel C. Ellis and Mary Matilday Edsall were married by Nathaniel Hamilton, J.P.
April 14, Hiram Leonard and Amanda Powell were married by S. B. Knott, J.P.
April 18, William S. Hawley and Caroline Fisher were married by J. Buckley, M.G.

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