BAIRD - STEPHENSON
James Baird (born 11 July 1846 in New Kilpatrick, Scotland) married Isabel Stephenson in Braidwood, Will County on May 12, 1870. [Source: Marriage Certificate]
They had 3 sons:
James Stephenson Baird on 8 June 1872
Alexander Bruce Baird on 14 April 1874
Robert Arthur Baird on 9 July 1875
[Source: data transcribed from Family bible, submitted by Christy Baird Yount]
BEAGAN - REARDON
Thomas Beagan born in Ireland in 1845 came to America around 1870. He found work on the railroads which he followed westward to Minnesota. In 1876, he found himself working out of Joliet Illinois where he met Johanna Reardon born in Sussex, New Brunswick in 1840. They were married on Dec. 13, 1876 in Will County. They moved west to Minnesota in early 1877, and are recorded living in Kildare, Swift, Minnesota in census records for 1880, 1900, 1905 and 1910.
[Contributed by Maureen Buckley. Marriage is listed in the IL State Archives Marriage Database]
BOGARDUS - SHERMAN
1856 (27 Dec): Affidavit of Age: "B.F. Bogardus being duly sworn deposes and says that his parents live in Pennsylvania and that he has written to them that his intentions were to marry Mary L. Sherman that they have written to him and signified their willingness to his said marriage with Mary L. Sherman.
Sworn and subscribed before me this 27 AD 1856" signed by clerk and Byron F. Bogar dus. (27 Dec)
Affidavit of Consent: "John N. Ball being duly sworn deposes and says that he is step father of Mary L. Sherman that her own father is dead and that his wife Anne Ball mother of said Mary L. Sherman has given her consent to the marriage of said Mary L. Sherman with B.F. Bogardus and he said John N. Ball has also given his consent to said marriage. Sworn and subscribed before me this 27 1856"
signed by clerk and John N. Ball. (27 Dec):
Will Co., IL, Marriage License:
B.F. Bogardus and Miss Mary L. Sherman of Will Co. 1857 (1 Jan )
Marriage License Return: W.D. Clark, Minister of the Gospel, joined B.F. Bogardus with Miss Mary L. Sherman.
MALONE - REARDON
Mr. Thomas J. Malone of Wilton and Miss Hyacinthe A. Reardon of Troy married April 18, 1877 at St. Patrick's Church in Joliet, Illinois.
[Record number 6859, marriage license recorded on page 104 of Marriage register, Folio E. Information obtained through the Illinois Regional Archives Depository. Submitted by Patty Reardon Gault]
REARDON - MURPHY
Patrick Reardon and Mary Murphy married June 8, 1850 by G.A. Hamilton, Catholic Priest, in Will County Illinois. Record Number 01280.
[Information obtained through the Illinois Regional Archives Depository. (Does not state at which church wedding occurred, however priest was at St. Patrick's Church in Joliet around this time.) Submitted by Patty Reardon Gault]
WATKINS - BOGARDUS
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.
WING - SEYBERT
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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