Will County, Illinois
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married 10/12/1879 LIC# 00007748
Emma Alice Bogardus "of Homer" m. Robert Franklin Watkins "of Joliet" Sunday, 12 Oct 1879 at 10:00am, Episcopal Church, Lockport, Will Co., IL. Rev. McKim. (11 Oct)
Application for License:
S.P. Pierce,... applied...
Robert Franklin Watkins, 24 & Miss Emma Alice Bogardus, 19. (11 Oct)
License: Robert F. Watkins of Joliet age 24 & Emma Alice Bogardus of Lockport age 19. (12 Oct) Return on license: John McKim, clergyman,... marriage by me at Lockport, signed by E.E. Collins & Miss E mma Watkins. (12 Oct)
Return: Robert Franklin Watkins of Joliet, occupation wire fence, age at next birthday 25, color dark brown, race American, born Will Co., IL, Father ???? Watkins, Mother Elizabeth A. Van Croyer[?], groom's first marriage;
Emma Alice Bogardus of Lockport, age at next birthday 20, color brunette, race American, born Lockport, Will Co., IL, Father Byron F. Bogardus, Mother Mary Lucinda Sherman, bride's first marriage; married at Lockport 12 Oct 1879, witnesses E.E. Collins & Miss Emma Watkins; signed by Robert F. Watkins, Mrs. E(I?) mma Watkins, Rev. John McKim.

Daniel Wing and Elizabeth Seybert were married on May 1, 1853 in Wilmington, Will County, Illinois by John Kilpatrick. The license was issued on April 25, 1853 by the clerk of Will Co, Oscar L Hawley. [Submitted by Mary Merkwan, who gives this further info: "Daniel and Elizabeth were my husband's GGGGrandparents. They are buried in A von, SD."


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