Transcription of Religious Societies, Part 2, Pages 76-100

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  1. The State of Ohio Stark County SS
  2. I John Myers Clerk of the Court
  3. { Seal } of Common Pleas within & for said cou
  4. nty of Stark do hereby certify that at the November
  5. Term of said Court begun and held at the Court
  6. house in Canton on the Third day of November
  7. eighteen hundred and thirty four the Court having
  8. been satisfied that David Weimer is a regular
  9. ordained Minister of the Gospel of the denomination
  10. commonly called the United Brethren in Christ
  11. It was then and there ordered by the said Court
  12. that the said David Weimer should receive a
  13. License to Solemnize Marriages within the State
  14. of Ohio so long as he shall continue such regular
  15. minister which is hereby done accordingly
  16. In Testimony Where I hereto subscribe
  17. my name and affix the Seal of said
  18. Court at Canton this 3d day of November
  19. 1834 Jno Myers Clerk
  20. The State of Ohio } Be it remembered that at a
  21. Richland County SS } the November Term AD
  22. { Seal } 1841 of the Court of Common
  23. Pleas within & for the county of Richland in the State
  24. of Ohio begun and held at the Court house in the
  25. Town of Mansfield within & for said county on
  26. the eighth day of November AD 1841 the following
  27. order was made Viz "On motion and it appearing
  28. to the satisfaction of the Court that David Reed is
  29. a regularly ordained minister of the Gospel of the
  30. denomination usually called the Associate Reform
  31. ed Presbyterians it is ordered that a license be gr
  32. anted to him authorizing him to Solemnize marriages
  33. within the State so long as he shall continue such
  34. regular minister of the Gospel
  35. In Testimony whereof
  36. I have here unto Set my Signature & affixed the
  37. Seal of said Court at Mansfield this 12th day
  38. of November 1841 E.W. Lake Clerk
  39. for Barnabas Burns dep.


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  1. The State of Ohio Medina County SS
  2. To all persons Greeting
  3. { Seal } Be it known that at the October Term
  4. of the Court of Common Pleas AD 1841 of Medina
  5. County the Revd. Hiram Vaughn proved to the
  6. satisfaction of the Court that he was a regularly
  7. ordained minister of the "free will babtist church
  8. whereupon license is hereby granted to the said
  9. Hiram Vaughn to Solemnize Marriages within
  10. the State of Ohio so long as he shall continue
  11. such regularly ordained minister
  12. In Testimony whereof I hereunto sign my name
  13. and affix the Seal of the Court of Common Pleas
  14. at Medina this 6th day of October AD 1841
  15. William N Pardee Clerk
  16. State of Ohio Jefferson County SS
  17. To all to whom these presents shall come
  18. { Seal } Be it known that at a Court of Com
  19. mon Pleas begun and held at Steubenville
  20. within & for the county of Jefferson aforesaid on
  21. the 25th day of August AD 1823 Daniel
  22. Rahouser a regularly Minister in the dutch
  23. Reformed Church made application for authority
  24. to solemnize Marriages And the Court being
  25. satisfied that he is a regularly ordained Minis
  26. ster & did thereupon order that he be licensed
  27. for the purpose aforesaid Thereupon I John {Surname|Patterson}}
  28. Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas aforesaid
  29. by virtue of the authority vested in me by the laws
  30. of the State and the aforesaid order do here by auth
  31. orize the said Rahouser to solemnize marriages
  32. within the State of Ohio so long as he may remain
  33. a regular minister in said Church
  34. In Testimony
  35. whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed
  36. the seal of said Court at Steubenville the
  37. 26th day of August AD 1823
  38. John Patterson Clerk


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  1. The State of Ohio Holmes County SS
  2. To all whom these presents
  3. shall come Greeting.
  4. Know ye that in pur=
  5. =suance of an order of the Court of
  6. Common Pleas made at the Term
  7. thereof begun and holden at the
  8. Court House in Millersburgh
  9. within and for the said County of
  10. Holmes on Monday the 25th day
  11. of March A.D. 1833 before the
  12. Hon. Alexander Harper President
  13. Judge of the fourth Judicial circuit
  14. in Ohio and the Hon. Seth Hunt
  15. Thomas Ligget and Samuel Shane
  16. his associate Judges of said Court
  17. in and for said County of Holmes.
  18. Joseph S Wylie, a regular
  19. licensed minister of the Gospel
  20. in the Presbyterian Church is
  21. hereby authorized and empowered
  22. to Solemnize marriages within said
  23. State of Ohio, so long as he shall
  24. continue a regular minister in
  25. said Church requiring of him
  26. an observance of all the laws
  27. of said State that now are or
  28. thereafter may be in force regula=
  29. =ting marriages within the Same-
  30. { Seal } In testimony of the above
  31. I hereto Sign my name and
  32. affix my seal of office at Millers
  33. =burgh the 24th day of April A.D.
  34. 1833-
  35. R.K. Enos Clerk
  36. Recorded the above license Aug.
  37. 18th, 1842 S.S. Lorah clk

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  1. The State of Ohio }
  2. Stark County SS } Court of Common Pleas
  3. of said county at the Novem
  4. { Seal } ber Term thereof to wit on the
  5. 17th day of November AD 1841
  6. John Hamilton }
  7. License to Marry } On motion and it appearing
  8. to the Court that John Hamilton is a regu
  9. lar ordained minister of the Gospel of the
  10. denomination usually called "Lutheran"
  11. It is ordered that a License be granted
  12. to him authorizing him to Solemnize marr
  13. iages within this State so long as he shall
  14. continue such regular minister
  15. In Testimony that the above is
  16. truly copied from the Journal of
  17. said Court I hereto subscribe my
  18. name and affix the Seal of said
  19. Court at Canton this 11th day of
  20. April A.D. 1842
  21. Harmon Stidger Clk
  22. By Aepheus Brown Dp Clk
  23. The State of Ohio } Be it known that at the term
  24. Huron County SS } of October AD 1841 of the Court
  25. of Common Pleas in and for said
  26. { Seal } county of Huron License was
  27. granted to the Revd William B Disbro an ordained
  28. Minister of the Gospel of the denomination of Meth
  29. odist Episcopal Church in good and regular stan
  30. ding to solemnize Marriages in the State of Ohio
  31. agreeably to the Statute in such case made and
  32. provided so long as should maintain such regular
  33. standing. In Testimony whereof I hereunto
  34. subscribe my name and affix the Seal of said
  35. Court at Norwalk this 29th day of October
  36. AD 1841 P Alling Clerk H.C.P.


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  1. The State of Ohio Tuscarawas County SS
  2. Court of Common Pleas
  3. Be it Remembered that at the March Term
  4. AD 1841 of said Court John McNabb hav
  5. ing produced credentials of his being a regular
  6. ordained minister of the Gospel of the denom
  7. ination usually called Episcopal Methodists
  8. was the by Court authorized to Solemnize
  9. marriages within the State of Ohio agreeably
  10. to the laws thereof so log as he shall continue
  11. such regular minister
  12. Witness my Signature and the Seal
  13. { Seal } of said Court at New Phildelphia
  14. this 12th day of April AD 1841
  15. John English Dep clerk
  16. The State of Ohio Mercer County SS
  17. To all to whom these presents shall come
  18. Greeting
  19. Be it Known that License is hereby
  20. given to the Reverend Henry Warner as a
  21. regularly ordained Minister of the Methoidest
  22. Episcopal church to Solemnize Marriages
  23. within the State of Ohio according to the
  24. laws thereof by order of the Court of Common
  25. Pleas of Nov 13 1840
  26. In Testimony whereof I have hereun
  27. to set my hand and affixed my offi
  28. cial Seal at Celina the 6th day of
  29. January AD 1841
  30. James Watson Riley Clerk



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  1. The State of Holmes County SS
  2. to all to whom these presents shall come
  3. Greeting
  4. Know ye that at the Term of the Court
  5. of Common Pleas begun and held at the Court
  6. house in Millersburg within & for said county
  7. on Monday the 16th day of May AD 1842
  8. Present as Judges the Honl Jacob Parker
  9. President of the 11th Judicial Circuit in said State &
  10. the Honorable Peter Croco Jacob Vorhes & Thomas
  11. Arnold his Associates in and for said Holmes
  12. County. On motion and it appearing to the
  13. satisfaction of the Court that Richard D Em
  14. Emerson was a regular ordained Minister of the
  15. Gospel of the denomination usually called
  16. Evangelical Lutheran It was ordered that
  17. License be granted to him authorizing him to
  18. solemnize marriage within this State so long
  19. as he shall continue a regular Minister in said
  20. church Therefore he the said Richard
  21. D Emerson is hereby authorized and licensed to
  22. solemnize marriages between those applying
  23. to him for that purpose within said State of Ohio
  24. and who by the Laws of said State may be legally
  25. Joined in marriage so long as he shall remain
  26. a regular minister in said church
  27. In Testimony whereof I hereto sign
  28. { Seal } my name & affix the Seal of said
  29. Court at Millersburg the 1st day of
  30. July AD 1842 R.K. Enos clerk
  31. At a Court of Common Pleas begun
  32. and held at the Court House in the town of
  33. Mansfield within & for the County of Richland
  34. in the State of Ohio on the seventh day of November
  35. AD 1842 Present the Honorable Jacob Parker
  36. President Judge of said Court & Francis
  37. Andrews William S Granger & Hugh Gamble
  38. his Associates the following license was gran
  39. ted to wit
  40. In the matter of Abraham }
  41. H Ilgers an ordained }
  42. Minister } On motion to the Court
  43. it is ordered that license be granted to the
  44. Reverend Abraham H Ilgers a regular ordained
  45. minister of the English Evangelical Lutheran

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  1. church to Solemnize marriages within the
  2. State of Ohio so long as he continues such reg
  3. ular minister
  4. the State of Ohio Richland county SS
  5. I E W Lake clerk of the Court
  6. { Seal } of Common Pleas within & for
  7. the county of Richland do hereby certify the
  8. foregoing to be truly copied from the Journal
  9. of said Court
  10. Given under my Signature and
  11. the seal of said Court at Mansfield this 9th
  12. day of November AD 1842
  13. E W Lake clerk
  14. By Barnabas Burns depty
  15. The State of Ohio Coshocton County SS
  16. [ Seal } Court of Common Pleas
  17. April Term A.D. 1838
  18. The Rev. Seely
  19. Bloomer, having produced to
  20. the Court satisfactory evidence
  21. of his being a regular ordained
  22. Minister of the Methodist Protes
  23. =tant Church, is thereupon duly
  24. licensed to Solemnize marriages
  25. in the State of Ohio so long as he
  26. continues such minister, pursuant
  27. to the Statute in such case made
  28. & provided.
  29. In testimony that the fore=
  30. =going is a true copy from the Journal
  31. of the Court of Common Pleas of
  32. Coshocton County I have hereunto
  33. set my name and affixed the
  34. Seal of said Court this 23rd day
  35. of November A.D. 1842
  36. Wilson McGowan Dep Clk
  37. recorded Decr 20th 1842

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  1. The State of Ohio }
  2. Stark County SS } License is here=
  3. =by granted to the Revd. Louis De
  4. De Goesbriand to solemnize marriages
  5. within the State of Ohio so long
  6. as he shall continue a regular
  7. minister of the Gospel of the
  8. denomination usually called
  9. "Roman Catholic"
  10. { Seal } Given under my hand and
  11. the Seal of the Court of Com
  12. =mon Pleas of Stark County
  13. by order of said Court,
  14. this 16th day of November
  15. A.D. 1840.
  16. James P. Brown Dept Clerk
  17. Recorded Decr. 24th 1842
  18. State of Ohio }
  19. Hamilton County } SS
  20. To all to whom these presents
  21. shall come Greeting:
  22. Know ye, that by the Court of
  23. Common Pleas now in session within
  24. and for the said County of Hamilton
  25. State aforesaid, the Reverend Maurice
  26. Howard a duly ordained Priest
  27. of the Roman Catholic Church actu=
  28. ally engaged in the Ministry of the
  29. same, in this City is licensed to Solemnize
  30. Marriages according to law so long as
  31. he shall continue such priest.
  32. In testimony whereof I have
  33. { Seal } hereunto set my hand and
  34. affixed the seal of said Court
  35. at Cincinnati, this 13th day of
  36. December A.D. 1842
  37. I.W. Piatt Clerk H.C.P.
  38. by R.B. Warden ______
  39. recorded Decr. 27, 1842-

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  1. The State of Ohio Franklin County SS
  2. At a Court of Common Pleas contin
  3. ued and held at the Court house in the City
  4. of Columbus within & for said County of Fra
  5. nklin on the twenty fifth day of September in
  6. the year of our Lord one thousand eight hund
  7. red & thirty five
  8. Present
  9. The Honl Joseph R Swan President Judge
  10. Samuel G Flenniken }
  11. William McElvain } Esqrs Associate
  12. Avery Battles } Judges
  13. Andrew McElvaine Sheriff & A.I. McDowell clk
  14. Among the records and proceedings of said Court
  15. were the following to wit
  16. Be it remembered that on this twenty fifth
  17. day of September in the year of our Lord eighteen
  18. hundred and thirty five On motion and it
  19. appearing to the satisfaction of the Court here
  20. that Saml S. Klein is a regularly ordained
  21. minister of the gospel of the denomination usu
  22. ally called German Lutheran it is ordered
  23. that he be and he hereby is authorized to Sol
  24. emnize marriages within the State of Ohio so
  25. long as he shall remain such regularly ordained
  26. minister
  27. The State of Ohio Franklin County SS
  28. I Abram I McDowell clerk of the
  29. { Seal } Court of Common Pleas of said Coun
  30. ty certify the foregoing is taken and truly copied
  31. from the records of said Court
  32. Witness my hand & the Seal of said Court
  33. this 26th day of October AD 1835
  34. A.I. McDowell


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  1. The State of Ohio }
  2. Monroe county SS } Court of Common Pleas
  3. at the March Term 1831
  4. { Seal } Upon application of Rev'd John
  5. Reed for License to solemnize the
  6. rite of Matrimony and it appearing to the satisfaction
  7. of the Court that the said Reed is an ordained Elder
  8. in the church of Christ or God and that as such he off
  9. iciates in a regular congregation in this county do
  10. order that License issue to the said Rev'd for that purpose
  11. so long as he shall remain a regular Minister of said
  12. church
  13. In Testimony whereof I Robert F Naylor clerk
  14. of the said Court have hereunto my name and
  15. affixed the Seal of said Court at Woodsfield the 9th day
  16. of April AD 1831 Robert F Naylor clerk
  17. The State of Ohio Cuyahoga County SS
  18. Be it remembered that at the March
  19. { Seal } Term of the Court of Common Pleas
  20. held at Cleveland in said county on
  21. the 17th day of March in the year one thousand eight
  22. hundred and thirty five It appearing to the Judges
  23. of said Court that Bezaleel Hill is a regular ordai
  24. ned Minister of the Gospel of the denomination
  25. usually called Babtests It is ordered that a
  26. License be granted to the said Bezaleel Hill authoriz
  27. ing him to solemnize marriages within this State
  28. so long as he shall remain such Minister
  29. Therefore by virtue of the aforesaid order of said
  30. Court Licenses hereby granted to the said
  31. Bezaleel Hill to solemnize marriages within this
  32. State so long as he shall remain such Minister
  33. In Testimony whereof I hereunto sign my name &
  34. affix the Seal of the said Court at Cleveland afores
  35. aid in the county aforesaid this 31st day of March
  36. in the year aforesaid
  37. Henry G Welden Dp clerk


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  1. The State of Ohio } To all to whom it may
  2. Richland county SS } concern Greeting
  3. Be it known that at a Court
  4. { Seal } of Common Pleas begun and
  5. held at Mansfield in said
  6. county on the 22d day of April AD 1839 The
  7. Revd Isaac Bloomer produced satisfactory evid
  8. ence to the Court that he was a regularly ordai
  9. ned Minister of the Gospel of the denomination
  10. usually called the "Regular Babtist church"
  11. It was therefore ordered by the Court that a
  12. License be granted him authorizing him to sole
  13. mnize marriages within this State so long as he
  14. shall continue such regular Minister
  15. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my
  16. signature and affixed the Seal of our said court
  17. at Mansfield this 10th day of May AD 1839
  18. John H. Cox Depty clerk
  19. The State of Ohio }
  20. Richland County SS } Be it remembered
  21. that on the ninth day
  22. of the Nov Term A.D. 1840 of the Court
  23. of Common Pleas within and for the
  24. County of Richland and State afore
  25. =said. Among other things the following
  26. proceedings were had to wit:
  27. On motion and it appearing
  28. to the satisfaction of the Court from the
  29. Evidence of the Rev James Rowland
  30. that James W. Knott is a regularly ordain
  31. =ed minister of the Gospel of the Denom
  32. =ination usually called Presbyterians -
  33. It is therefore ordered that
  34. a license be issued to the said James
  35. W. Knott authorizing him to Solemnize
  36. Marriages within this State so long as
  37. he shall continue such regular ordained
  38. Minister of the Gospel -
  39. { Seal } In testimony whereof I have
  40. hereunto set my signature
  41. & seal of office at Mansfield this 12th
  42. day of November A.D. 1840
  43. Recorded Aug 22 1843 E.W. Lake Clerk
  44. By Barnabas Burns Dept.


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  1. At a Court of Common Pleas begun
  2. and held at the Court House on the Town of
  3. Canton within and for the County of Stark
  4. and State of Ohio on Monday the 18th day
  5. of April A.D. 1842
  6. "On motion and it appearing to the
  7. Court that David Kaemmerer is a regular
  8. Ordained minister of the Gospel of the
  9. "German Reformed denomination". It is
  10. ordered that a license issue to him author
  11. =izing him to Solemnize marriages within
  12. this State so long as he shall continue
  13. such a regular minister"
  14. { Seal } In testimony whereof I have
  15. hereunto subscribed my name
  16. and affix the seal of our said
  17. Court, this 28th Decr. A.D. 1842
  18. H. Stidger Clerk
  19. Recorded Aug 29, 1843
  20. The State of Ohio Cuyahoga County SS
  21. { Seal } License is hereby granted to the
  22. Rev. C. I. Abbott of said County
  23. a regular Minister of the Gospel of the de=
  24. =nomination usually called Presbyterians to
  25. solemnize Marriages within said State of
  26. Ohio so long as he shall remain such
  27. regular Minister in pursuance of an
  28. Order of the Court of Common Pleas
  29. of said County made at the April term
  30. thereof A.D. 1839
  31. Attest my hand and the seal of said
  32. Court at Cleveland this 9th day of
  33. Ma_ A.D. 1839.
  34. H. Rice Clerk
  35. Recorded Sept. 5th 1843.


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  1. The State of Ohio Holmes County SS
  2. To all to whom these presents shall come
  3. Greeting
  4. Know ye that at the Term of the
  5. Court of Common Pleas begun and held at
  6. the Court House in Millersburg within & for
  7. said Holmes County on Monday the 12th to
  8. wit on tuesday the 13th day of September AD
  9. 1842
  10. On motion & it appearing to the satisfaction
  11. of the Court that Philo M Sample was a regu
  12. lar ordained Minister of the Gospel of the den
  13. omination usually called "Presbyterians"
  14. It was ordered that License be granted to him
  15. authorizing him to solemnize marriages
  16. within this State so long as he shall continue
  17. a regular minister in said church Therefore
  18. he the said Philo M Sample is hereby authori
  19. zed & Licensed to solemnize marriages between
  20. those applying to him for that purpose within this
  21. state & who by the laws of said State may be lega
  22. lly joined in marriage so long as he shall con
  23. tinue a regular minister in said church
  24. In Testimony of the above I hereto
  25. sign my name & affix the seal of
  26. { Seal } said Court at Millersburg the 10th
  27. day of October AD 1842
  28. R K Enos clerk
  29. of said court
  30. The State of Ohio Cuyahoga County SS
  31. Licenses hereby granted to the
  32. Rev Allen A Guernsey of said
  33. county a regular minister of the gos
  34. pel of the denomination usually called
  35. Babtists to solemnize marriages within said State
  36. of Ohio so long as he shall remain such regular
  37. Minister in pursuance of an order of the Court
  38. of Common Pleas of said county made at the Sep
  39. tember Term thereof AD 1841
  40. Attest my hand and the Seal of said Court at
  41. Cleveland this 6th day of September AD 1843
  42. Ad Clark Dept clerk
  43. c.P.

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  1. The State of Ohio
  2. Richland County SS Be it remembered
  3. that at the April Term
  4. { Seal } AD 1836 of Common Pleas with
  5. in and for the County of Richland
  6. the following order was entered upon the
  7. records of said Court viz: On motion
  8. and it appearing to the satisfaction of
  9. the Court that George Leiter is a regularly
  10. ordained minister of the Gospel of the
  11. denomination usually called Evangelical
  12. Lutheran - It is ordered that a License
  13. be granted to him to solemnize mariages
  14. within this State so long as he shall con=
  15. =tinue such regular minister. License
  16. is therefore hereby granted in pur
  17. =suance of said order. Given under
  18. my signature and the seal of said
  19. Court at Mansfield this 30th day
  20. of November 1843 - E.W. Lake clerk
  21. B. Burnes Dept
  22. At a Court of Common Pleas begun
  23. and held at the Court House in the Town of
  24. New Philadelphia within and for the County
  25. of Tuscarawas and State of Ohio on Monday
  26. the fifth day of June A.D. 1843. Among other
  27. proceedings then and there had and held
  28. are the following to wit:
  29. "On motion and it appearing to
  30. the satisfaction of the Court that John E.
  31. McGaw is a regularly ordained Minister of
  32. the Gospel of the denomination usually called
  33. United Brethren. It is ordered that a license
  34. issue to him authorizing him to Solemnize
  35. marriages within this State so long as he
  36. shall continue such regular Minister".
  37. In testimony that the foregoing is truly
  38. { Seal } taken from the Journal of the pro=
  39. =ceedings of said Court. I hereto sub=
  40. =scribe my name and affix the Seal of our
  41. said Court at New Philadelphia in said County
  42. this 13th day of October A.D. 1843.
  43. Recorded Decr 8th } Chas. H. Mitchener Clerk
  44. 1843 - } By Jas. P. Brown Dept



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  1. The State of Ohio }
  2. Lucas County SS } Be it remembered that at
  3. a session of the Court of Com
  4. { Seal } =mon Pleas in and for said
  5. County, held at the Court House in the City
  6. of Toledo on the 28th day of October A.D.
  7. 1839. On motion, and it appearing to the
  8. satisfaction of the Court that Austria
  9. Coleman is a regular ordained Deacon
  10. in the Methodist Episcopal Church
  11. It is ordered that a License be granted
  12. to him authorizing him to Solemnize
  13. Marriages within this State so long as he
  14. shall continue such regular Deacon.
  15. Now therefore be it known that License
  16. is hereby granted in conformity to the
  17. above order under such regulations
  18. and restrictions as are prescribed by
  19. Law.
  20. In testimony whereof I have here
  21. =unto set my hand, and affixed the seal
  22. of my office at the City of Toledo the day
  23. and year first above written
  24. James Myers clerk
  25. Recorded Decr 16, 1843
  26. The State of Ohio Richland County SS
  27. At a Court of Common
  28. Pleas begun & held at Mansfield in
  29. said County, on the 8th day of Nov-
  30. 1841 - Present the Hon'r. Jacob Parker
  31. President Judge of said Court & Francis
  32. Andrews, Jesse Edgington & Wm S.
  33. Granger his associate Judges -
  34. The Rev'd. George Wolf, a regu
  35. =lar ordained Minister of the Gospel
  36. of the denomination usually called the
  37. Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Ohio
  38. appeared in open Court and produced
  39. satisfactory evidence to the Court that
  40. he is a regular ordained minister in
  41. said Church. Whereupon it is order
  42. =ed by the Court that he be Licensed to
  43. solemnize marriages in this State.


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  1. so long as he shall remain such
  2. regular minister of the Gospel -
  3. { Seal } In testimony whereof I have
  4. hereunto set my signature
  5. and affixed the Seal of our said
  6. Court at Mansfield this 4th April
  7. A.D. E.W. Lake Clerk
  8. Recorded Decr. 20th 1843
  9. The State of Ohio }
  10. Richland County SS } Be it remember that
  11. at the August Term A.D.
  12. { Seal } 1843 of the Court of Common
  13. Pleas begun and held at the Court House in
  14. the Town of Mansfield within and for
  15. said County on the fourteenth day of said
  16. month, the following order was entered
  17. on the Journals of said Court, viz "On
  18. motion and it appearing to the satisfaction
  19. of the Court that Jesse Schlosser is a
  20. regulalry ordained Minister of the Gospel
  21. of the denomination usually called The
  22. German Reformed Church. It is ordered
  23. that a license be granted to him authorizing
  24. him to solemnize marriages within this
  25. State so long as he shall continue such
  26. regular minister.
  27. In testimony whereof I have hereunto
  28. set my hand and affixed the seal of
  29. said Court at Mansfield this 13th
  30. day of October A.D. 1843.
  31. E.W. Lake Clerk
  32. __ Barnabas Burns Dept.
  33. Recorded January 3rd 1844


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  1. The State of Ohio
  2. Richland County SS } Be it remembered that
  3. { Seal } at the November Term A.D.
  4. 1843 of the Court of Common
  5. Please within and for the
  6. County of Richland in the State of Ohio
  7. begun and held at the Court house in
  8. the Town of Mansfield within and for
  9. said County of Richland on the 6th day
  10. of November A.D. 1843 the following
  11. License was granted viz: On motion
  12. and it appearing to the satisfaction of the
  13. Court that David Pechin is a regularly
  14. ordained Elder of the Gospel of the denomina
  15. =tion usually called Wesleyan Methodists
  16. It is ordered that a License be granted
  17. to him authorizing him to Solemnize mar
  18. =riages within the State of Ohio so long
  19. as he shall continue such regular min=
  20. =ister. License is therefore hereby granted
  21. him in pursuance of the above order -
  22. In Witness whereof I have here=
  23. =unto set mt signature and affixed the
  24. Seal of said Court at Mansfield this
  25. 23rd day of November A.D. 1843
  26. E.W. Lake Clerk
  27. By B. Burns Dept.
  28. Recorded January 6th 1844
  29. Be it remembered that at the August
  30. Term of the Court of Common Pleas begun
  31. and held at the Court House in Carrollton
  32. within and for the County of Carroll begun
  33. and held on Monday the 14th day of Au=
  34. =gust Anno Domini one thousand eight
  35. hundred and thirty seven before the Hon.
  36. Geo. W. Belden President, Geo. Davis
  37. Geo. Reynolds & Robert George Esquires
  38. associate Judges of said Court in said
  39. County -
  40. Among the records of the pro-
  41. =ceedings of said Court is the following


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  1. The Samuel Moody came into Court
  2. and on motion, and it appearing to
  3. the satisfaction of the Court here, that the
  4. Revd Samuel Moody is a regular
  5. ordained minister of the Gospel in the
  6. Presbyterian Church. It is ordered
  7. that a license be granted to him au=
  8. =thorizing him to Solemnize marriage
  9. within this State so long as he shall remain
  10. such regular minister -
  11. Therefore License is hereby
  12. granted unto the said Samuel Moody
  13. to solemnize marriage throughout this
  14. State so long as he remains a regular
  15. minister of the Presbyterian Church
  16. { Seal } Witness the Hon Geo. W. Belden
  17. President of our said Court at Carrollton
  18. this the 14th day of August Anno Domini
  19. 1837 Daniel M Cook
  20. Recorded January } Clerk
  21. 27th A.D. 1844 }
  22. The State of Ohio Medina County SS
  23. In pursuance of an order of the Court
  24. { Seal } of common Pleas of the county of Medina
  25. made at their February Term thereof
  26. AD 1838 License is here by granted to Thos B
  27. Fairchild a minister of the gospel of the denomin
  28. ation of The Protestant Episcopal church to
  29. solemnize marriages within the State of Ohio so
  30. long as he shall continue a regularly ordained
  31. minister of the gospel as aforesaid.
  32. In Testimony
  33. whereof I hereunto sign my name & affix the Seal
  34. of the Court of common Pleas aforesaid at Med
  35. ina this 20th day of February AD
  36. Wm N Pardee clerk P.T.
  37. Recorded May 10th AD 1844


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  1. The State of Ohio Summit County SS
  2. { Seal } In pursuance of an order of the
  3. Court of Common Pleas of the County
  4. of Summit, made at their May term A.D.
  5. 1844. License is hereby granted to Edward
  6. H. Wood "a Preacher of the Gospel of
  7. Jesus Christ Among the United Brethern"
  8. to solemnize marriages in the State of
  9. Ohio so long as he shall continue
  10. regularly ordained preacher as
  11. aforesaid.
  12. In testimony whereof I have
  13. hereunto subscribed my name and
  14. affixed the Seal of said Court this 22nd
  15. day of May A.D. 1844
  16. Lucian Swift Clerk
  17. Recorded May 29th 1844
  18. The State of Ohio }
  19. Harrison County SS } Court of Common Pleas
  20. { Seal } August term A.D. 1839
  21. To all to whom these
  22. presents shall come Greeting. Know ye
  23. that the Rev.d James White minister of the
  24. Gospel in the Methodist Episcopal Church
  25. having this day mad application to the Court
  26. of Common Pleas now in session in
  27. and for said county at their August term
  28. A.D. 1839 for a license to solemnize Mar=
  29. =iages within said State of Ohio and on
  30. such application having produced creden=
  31. =tials of his being a regular ordained minister
  32. of said Church, and having produced
  33. evidence of his officiating as such within
  34. said County, said Court do grant unto
  35. him the said James White a license
  36. authorizing him to solemnize marriages with=
  37. =in said State of Ohio, under the provisions of
  38. the Statute in such case made & provided
  39. so long as he shall continue such regular
  40. minister in said Methodist Episcopal Church
  41. In testimony whereof I Thomas C Vincent
  42. Clerk of said Court of Common Pleas have
  43. hereunto set my hand and affixed


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  1. the seal of said Court at Cadiz this
  2. Thirteenth day of August A.D. 1839.
  3. Thomas C. Vincent Clerk
  4. Recorded May 29, 1844
  5. The State of Ohio Richland County SS
  6. Be it Remembered that the
  7. { Seal } April term AD 1844 of the Court of
  8. Common Pleas in and for said county W. N.
  9. Stearns a regularly ordained Minister of
  10. the Gospel of the denomination usually called
  11. Babtists made application for License to
  12. solemnize marriages within this State
  13. Whereupon the Court order that License be
  14. granted to the said W. N. Stearns to solem
  15. =nize marriages within the State of Ohio so
  16. long as he shall remain such regularly ordai
  17. ned minister of the Gospel
  18. In Testimony
  19. Whereof I here unto Set my hand and affixed
  20. the Seal of said Court at Mansfield this
  21. 27th day of April AD 1844
  22. Barnabas Burns Dept
  23. clerk
  24. Recorded July 10 1844
  25. The State of Ohio Wood Wood Common Pleas
  26. { Seal } I John Webb Clerk of the Court of
  27. Common Pleas within & for the county of Wood
  28. aforesaid do hereby certify that at a Court of Com-
  29. mon Pleas begun & held for said County on the
  30. 19th day of October A.D. 1840 On motion and it
  31. appearing to the satisfaction of the court that
  32. Rolla H Chubb is a regularly ordained Min
  33. ister of the Gospel of the Methodist Episcopal
  34. Church. It was therefore ordered that a License
  35. be granted to the said Rolla H Chubb to solem
  36. nize marriages so long as he shall continue
  37. such regular ordained Minister in said Church
  38. which is hereby granted accordingly.
  39. In Witness where of I have here unto set my
  40. hand and affixed the seal of said Court at
  41. Perrysburgh in said County this 19th day of Nov
  42. ember A.D. 1840
  43. John Webb Clerk
  44. Recorded Sept 16th 1844


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  1. The State of Ohio Holmes County SS
  2. To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting
  3. Know ye that at the term of the Court of Common Pleas
  4. begun and held at the Court house in Millersburg
  5. within and for said County on Monday the 12th day
  6. of September AD 1842
  7. "On Motion and it appearing to the Satisfac
  8. tion of the Court that Edward R Jewett was a
  9. regular ordained Minister of the Gospel of the denom
  10. ination usually called the Methodist Episcopal
  11. Church. It was ordered that License be
  12. granted to him Authorizing him to Solemnize
  13. Marriages within this State so long as he shall
  14. continue a regular Minister in said church"
  15. Therefore he the said Edward R Jewett
  16. is hereby authorized and Licensed to Solemnize
  17. Marriages between those applying to him for
  18. that purpose within this State, and who by
  19. the laws of said State may legally be joined
  20. in Marriage so long as he shall remain a
  21. regular Minister in said church.
  22. In Testimony of the above I hereto sign
  23. { Seal } my name and affix the seal of said
  24. court at Millersburgh the Sixth day
  25. of October A.D. 1842
  26. R.K. Enos clerk
  27. Recorded September 17, 1844
  28. The State of Ohio }
  29. Richland County SS } I Elijah W. Lake clerk
  30. of the Court of Common
  31. Pleas within and for the County & State afore
  32. =said do hereby certify that at the term of
  33. August A.D. 1844 of said Court the Reverend
  34. Edward S. Grumley a regularly ordained
  35. Minister of the Gospel of the Methodist Episco
  36. =pal Church was duly Licensed to solem
  37. =nize marriages within the State of Ohio
  38. so long as he shall continue such regularly
  39. ordained Minister of the Gospel as aforesaid
  40. { Seal } In testimony whereof I have here
  41. =unto subscribed my name and
  42. affixed the seal of said Court Done at the
  43. clerks office in Mansfield this 30th day of
  44. August A.D. 1844. E.W. Lake clerk
  45. By B. Burns Dept.
  46. recorded Oct. 14, 1844


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  1. At a Court of Common Pleas began and held at
  2. the Court house in the town of Canton within and for
  3. the County of Stark and State of Ohio on Monday the
  4. fifteenth day of April Eighteen hundred & forty four
  5. present
  6. Hon. John Pearce Pres't Judge
  7. John W. Greenwood
  8. Samuel Schrantz } associate Judges
  9. John Brandon Sheriff Harman Stidger clerk
  10. In the record & proceedings of said court among
  11. other things are the following to wit
  12. On motion and it appearing to the satisfaction of the
  13. court that John B Bash is a regularly ordained
  14. minister of the gospel of the denomination usually
  15. called "United Brethren in Christ" It is ordered
  16. that a License be granted to him authorizing him
  17. to Solemnize Marriages within this State so long as
  18. he shall continue such regular Minister of
  19. the gospel"
  20. { Seal } In testimony whereof I hereto sign my
  21. name and affix the seal of said Court
  22. the 15th day of April 1844
  23. Thos Goodman Dptclk
  24. Recorded Oct 23rd 1844
  25. At a Court of Common Pleas begun and held
  26. at the Court House in the Town of Canton within
  27. & for the County of Stark and State of Ohio
  28. on Monday the ninth day of November Anno
  29. Domini 1835 Were present
  30. The honorable Jeremiah H Hallock President Judge
  31. Jacob Hosteter
  32. John Everhard & } Esqr Associate
  33. Eli Sowers Judges
  34. George N Webb Esq Shff John Myers clerk
  35. In the record of proceedings of said Court then
  36. and there had were the following to wit
  37. On Motion and it appearing to the satisfaction
  38. of the Court that James McGow is a regular or-
  39. dained Minister of the Gospel of the denomination
  40. usually called United brethren of Christ. It is
  41. ordered that a License be granted to him author
  42. izing him to solemnize Marriages within this
  43. State so long as he shall continue such
  44. regular Minister which is hereby done accordingly
  45. In testimony that the foregoing is truly
  46. { Seal } taken from the record of the proceedings
  47. of said Court of Common Pleas



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  1. I hereto set my hand and affix the deal of said
  2. Court this fourteenth day of November AD 1835
  3. Jno Myers Clerk
  4. Recorded Nov. 13th 1844
  5. The State of Ohio } At a term of the Court of Common
  6. Portage County SS } Pleas for said County begin and
  7. { Seal } } held at the Court House in the Town
  8. of Ravenna on the twenty sixth day of September A.D.
  9. 1837 the Rev'd E.J. Kinney of said County presented to
  10. the Court satisfactory credentials of his being a regular
  11. ordained Minister of the Gospel in the Methodist Episco
  12. pal Church and moved the Court to grant him a
  13. License to Solemnize marriages whereupon it was
  14. ordered by the court that such license be issued to
  15. the said applicant.
  16. Now therefore Know all men by these presents that the said
  17. E.J. Kinney is hereby Licensed in the pursuance of the
  18. order aforesaid to solemnize Marriages throughout
  19. the State of Ohio so long as he shall remain such
  20. Minister. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto
  21. set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court
  22. at Ravenna this second day of November on the
  23. Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred
  24. and thirty seven
  25. Horace Y. Beebe Deputy Clerk
  26. of the Court of Common Pleas
  27. of Portage County Ohio
  28. Recorded January 15th 1845
  29. The State of Ohio }
  30. Hamilton County SS } To all whom these presents shall
  31. { Seal } } come Greeting:
  32. Be it Known that by the
  33. Court of Common Pleas of the County aforesaid
  34. License and permission is hereby granted unto
  35. Cornelius Dailey a regularly ordained Priest
  36. of the Catholic Church to solemnize marriages
  37. in the State of Ohio agreeably to the provisions
  38. of the Statute in such case made and
  39. provided.
  40. In testimony whereof I have here
  41. unto set my hand and affixed the seal
  42. of said Court at Cincinnati this 28th
  43. day of May Anno Domini 1844
  44. J. M McMaster Clk P.T.H.C.CP
  45. Recorded January 29th 1845


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  1. The State of Ohio }
  2. Wood County SS } Wood Common Pleas
  3. { Seal } June Term A.D. 1838
  4. On motion and it appearing to the satis
  5. faction of the court that Leonard Parker is a reg
  6. ularly ordained minister of the gospel of the
  7. denominations of Christians called "Methodists
  8. Episcopal"
  9. It is ordered that a license be granted to
  10. the said Leonard Parker to solemnize marri
  11. age within this county, so long as he shall con
  12. tinue such regular ordained minister in
  13. the said denomination of the "Methodist
  14. Episcopal church" Now therefore License
  15. is hereby granted to the said Leonard
  16. Parker for the purpose aforesaid pursuant
  17. to the statute in such case made & provide
  18. d Given under my hand & the seal of
  19. said court this 27th day of June
  20. A.D. 1838
  21. Jno Webb Clerk
  22. Recorded Feby 7 1845
  23. The State of Ohio }
  24. Richland County SS } be it remembered that at
  25. { Seal } } April Term AD 1843 of the
  26. Court of Common Pleas within and for the
  27. county of Richland in the State of Ohio began
  28. and held at the Court House in the town of
  29. Mansfield in said County the following order
  30. was made viz
  31. "On motion to the Court it is ordered that"
  32. " S.S. Collins a regularly ordained Minister"
  33. " of the Gospel in the Regular Baptist Chu"
  34. "rch be granted a License to solem"
  35. " nize marriages within the State of Ohio"
  36. " so long as he shall continue such"
  37. " regular Minister of the Gospel"
  38. In Testimony whereof I have
  39. hereunto set my signature and
  40. affixed the seal of said Court at
  41. Mansfield this 20th day of May
  42. AD 1843
  43. E.W. Lake Clerk by
  44. Barnabas Burns Dpt
  45. Recorded March 26, 1845


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  1. The State of Ohio }
  2. Licking County SS } Court of Common Pleas
  3. { Seal } } November Term AD 1840
  4. Agreeably to an order of our Court of
  5. Common Pleas at he Term aforesaid
  6. These Presents are to authorize Samuel B Giberson
  7. Deacon of the Church of the denomination
  8. usually called Methodist Episcopalians to
  9. Solemnize Marriages in this state so long as
  10. he shall continue such regular Deacon
  11. according to Law & the rites of said church
  12. Witness my hand & seal of said
  13. Court this 12 day of Nov. 1840
  14. Franklin Fullerton clk
  15. Recorded April 11 1845 of said Court
  16. Be it remembered at a Court of Common Pleas
  17. begun and held at the Court house in the town
  18. of Canton within & for the County of Stark and
  19. State of Ohio on Monday the fifteenth day of
  20. November A.D. 1841 among other things then and
  21. there had was the following to wit
  22. " On Motion and it appearing to
  23. to the Court that W. A. Belding is a regular
  24. Minister of the gospel of the denomination
  25. usually called "Disciples" It is ordered
  26. by the Court that a License issue to him
  27. authorizing him to Solemnize Marriages
  28. within the state so long as he shall
  29. Continue such regular Minister"
  30. The said W. A. Belding pursuant
  31. { Seal } to the above order of our Court of
  32. Common Pleas is hereby Authorized
  33. to Solemnize Marriages within
  34. this State according to the
  35. Statute in such case made and
  36. provided
  37. Given under my hand and the seal
  38. of said Court this 27th day of November
  39. A.D. 1841 Harman Stidger Clerk
  40. Recorded April 22 1845


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