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Cook, John H. & Mary Etta Porter (Marriage Lic. 1899)

COOK, PORTER, STAPLETON

Posted By: Viv Reeves (email)
Date: 3/10/2005 at 14:57:06

Information from the Plymouth County, Iowa Marriage Register:
Page: 215
Number of License: 12
Date of License: 2-27-1899
By whom affidavit, if any, is made: -- --
By whom consent to Marriage is given: -- --
Full Name of Groom: John Harley Cook
Place of Residence: Seney
Occupation: Laborer
Age next Birthday: 26 years
Race or Color: White
Place of Birth: Iowa
Father's Name: John Cook
Mother's Maiden Name: Nancy A. McNary
No. of Groom's Marriage: 1st
Full Name of Bride: Mary Etta Porter
Maiden Name if a Widow: -- --
Place of Residence: Fredonia Twp.
Age next Birthday: 19 years
Race or Color: White
Place of Birth: Ill.
Father's Name: Albert Porter
Mother's Maiden Name: Nancy Stapleton
No. of Bride's Marriage: 1st
Where and When Married: Fredonia Twp., March 1, 1899
Witnesses: Howard Row & Edith Harrington
By Whom Certified, Name and Office: Albert J. Hakes (sic--Albert W. Hakes)
Date of Return: 3-3-1899
When Registered: 3-3-1899
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LeMars Sentinel, Monday, March 6, 1899

SENEY: A very pretty home wedding occurred on Wednesday, March 1, at the home
of Mr. A. Porter, of Fredonia township, when his youngest daughter,
Mary, was united in marriage to Harley Cook, of Seney. Rev. Hakes
officiated in the presence of a few relatives and friends. After the
ceremony an elegant dinner was served. The bride and groom were the
recipients of many useful presents. They moved into the Ben Devries
house in Seney on Thursday.


 

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