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Keck, Harry C. & Hattie Daw Varnum, Marriage Lic. 1887


Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 1/25/2006 at 14:13:51

Information from the Plymouth County, Iowa, Courthouse

Marriage Register:
Page: 61
Number of License: -- --
Date of License: Mch 25, 1887
By who affidavit, if any, is made: -- --
By whom consent to Marriage is given: -- --
Full Name of Groom: Harry C. Keck
Place of Residence: Fredonia Tp.
Occupation: Contractor
Age next Birthday: 22 years
Race or Color: -- --
Place of Birth: Penn.
Father's Name: William B. Keck
Mother's Maiden Name: Jennie Lightener
No. of Groom's Marriage: First
Full Name of Bride: Hattie E. Daw. Varnum
Maiden Name if a Widow: -- --
Place of Residence: Fredonia Tp.
Age next Birthday: 18 years
Race or Color: -- --
Place of Birth: England
Father's Name: Ambrose Daw
Mother's Maiden Name: Ann Eavis
No. of Bride's Marriage: First
Where and When Married: Seney, Ia., March 26, 1887 (error--Marriage Certificate says March 27)
Witnesses: Mrs. Benedict, James Benedict
By Whom Certified, Name and Office: D. D. Benedict
Date of Return: -- --
When Registered: April 12, 1887

This is a transcription of the marriage record:

From the Plymouth County, Iowa Marriage Records:
Volume 2, Page 166

License Issued for the Marriage of Harry C. Keck and Hattie D. Varnum on the testimony of D. D. Benedict as to their competent age and condition; said license being in the words and figures following, to-wit:

OFFICE OF CLERK OF CIRCUIT (scratched out, "Dist" inserted) COURT.

License is hereby granted to any person authorized to solemnize Marriages, according to the laws of said State, to join in Marriage Harry C. Keck & Hattie D. Varnum of the County aforesaid; and the person joining them in Marriage is also required to make due return of the Certificate annexed, to the Circuit Court, within ninety days, of the names of the parties, time and place of Marriage, and by whom solemnized.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court, at my office in LeMars in said County, this 25" day of March A. D., 1887.

W. S. Welliver

Clerk of Circuit (scratched out, "Dist" inserted) Court.


To the Circuit (scratched out, "Dist" inserted) Court of Plymouth County:

This Certifies, That on the 27" day of March A. D. 1887, at Seney in said County, according to law and by authority, I duly joined in Marriage Harry C. Keck and Hattie D. Varnum.

Given under my hand the 11" day of April A. D., 1887.

Rev. D. D. Benedict
Returned and filed on the 12" day of April A. D., 1887.

W. S. Weliver, Clerk

(Note--The "D" in Hattie's name stands for "Daw", her birth name. "Varnum" is her adoptive name.)


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