Saturday, March 28, 2015

Joseph William Selker & Frances Philomena Guth - Application for Marriage License

Joseph William Selker & Frances Philomena Guth were married November 4, 1890 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. To view the couple's wedding photo visit the blog post Tintype Photo: Wedding of Joseph William Selker & Frances Philomena Guth (1890)

On November 3, 1890 the couple completed their Application for Marriage License at the Clarion County Courthouse.

The left hand page of the application records their names, ages, place of birth, parent's names and occupation. The couple's signatures are shown in the lower section. The license indicates Joseph W. Selker, age 25, was born in Germany the son of George & Katherine Elizabeth Selker. Frances Philomena Selker, age 27, was born in Clarion, Pennsylvania the daughter of Leopold & Theresa Guth. Joseph's occupation is recorded as cigar manufacturer.
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Application for Marriage License - Left Hand Page
The right hand page includes the marriage license and details of the the marriage location. The marriage license was issued on November 3, 1890. The couple was married November 4, 1890 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Clarion, Pennsylvania. The duplicate certificate was filed January 17, 1891 and was recorded as no. 766.
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Application for Marriage License - Left Hand Page

Joseph William Selker and Frances Philomena Guth are my 2nd great-grandparents. Their line extends through their daughter Frances Philomena Selker to my paternal grandmother Mary Eugenia McDonald. 

This information has been made available free of charge by FamilySeach in the database Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950.  The database description FamilySearch:

"This collection includes civil marriage records created in Pennsylvania counties. The records include registers, affidavits and marriage licenses. In some instances, divorce records are recorded with marriages."

References:

  1. "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-20637-16835-61?cc=1589502 : accessed 28 March 2015), 004811664 > image 532 of 666; county courthouses, Pennsylvania.

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