Marion County, Alabama – marriage notices from 1851 newspaper

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SOME 1851 ALABAMA MARRIAGE NOTICES FROM SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST NEWSPAPER – (In this place means Marion County, Alabama where the paper was published)


Married on the 5th ult., by the REV. WILLIS BURNES, MR. ISAAC M. CROW of Perry County to MISS LOUISA D. PIERSON of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Married on the 12th ult., by REV. JAMES K. CLINTON, MR. ALONZO L. BROWN of Yazoo County to MISS AGNESS E. BRUMBY of Holmes County, Mississippi.

Married in Lowndes County, Mississippi on the 13th ult., JOSEPH K. MURRAY to MISS ANN M. DAILEY

Married in Sumter County on the 18th ult., MR THOMAS KENNEDY to MISS SARAH JANE PHILLIPS


Married on the 9th inst., by the REV. F. C. EAGER, MR. RICHARD HEARISON to MRS. FRANCES M. CRAWFORD, both of Warren County, Mississippi.


Married on the 6th of April by REV. RUFUS C. BURLESON, T. H. MUNDINE, esq., of Washington County to MISS CATHARINE B. MERRILL of the city of Houston, Texas.

Married in Hayneville, Alabama on Wednesday the 23rd inst., by the REV. D. P. J. MURPHY, DR. P. N. CILLEY of Lowndesboro to MISS CAROLINE S. SAFFORD, daughter of the late HON. REUBEN SAFFORD of Dallas County.


Married near Marion on the 7th inst., by REV M. P. JEWETT, JOSEPH T. LUMPKIN, esq., of Athens, Georgia to MISS MARGARET E. KING, daughter of GEN. E. D. KING.

Married on the morning of the 6th inst., by REV. D. D. SANDERSON, DR. GEO. W. BROWDER to MISS REBECCA, daughter of JOHN CUNNINGHAM, esq., all of this county.


Married on the 24th ult., in the Baptist Church at Houston, Texas by the REV. R. C. BURLESON, MR. FREDERICK C. MAHE to MISS AURELIA O. HADLEY, all of that place.


Married on Wednesday the 1st of October by the REV. J. S. FORD, REV. ELIAS GEORGE of Union Parish, Louisiana to MRS SARAH E. ROSS of this county.


Married on the 22nd inst., by REV. M. P. JEWETT, ALEXANDER J. WARFORD of Cahawba to MISS CATHARINE L. COLE of this county.


Married in Selma, Alabama on Wednesday, October 15th by the REV. A. G. MCCRAW, DR. CLEMENT BILLINGSLEA of Marion, Alabama to MRS. E. D. DOUGLASS of that place.

Married on the 7th of October 1851 near Brownsville, Hinds County Mississippi by the REV. J. M. KNIGHT, MR. ZENO P. WALKER to MISS ESTER I. YOUNG, both of Texas.

Married on the 14th of October 1851 by the REV J. M. KNIGHT, GEORGE B. GRANBERRY of Madison to MISS PAMELLA COCKERHAM of Hinds County, Mississippi.


Married on the 13th November by REV. F. H. MOSS, MR. WILLIAM GILMORE and MISS MARTHA J. BEAN, daughter of COL. M. J. BEAN, all of Pike County.

Married on the 26th ult., near Benton by the REV. J. M. KNIGHT, E. A. MOORE, esq., of Yazoo County, Mississippi to MISS ANN M. WYNNE of North Carolina

Married on the 18th inst., by the REV J. S. FORD, MR. D. Y. STEADMAN to MISS REBECCA ANDERSON, all of this county.


Married on Thursday morning, 11th inst., at the residence of REV. J. S. FORD, by him, MR. S. A. HEARD to MISS SARAH E. STEWART, all of this county.


Married on the evening of the 11th December by the REV. LEVI MOORE, H. S. GOODENOUGH, esq., to MISS JOSEPHINE E. KIDD, daughter of IBREY W. and MRS. M. A. KIDD, all of Shelby County, Alabama.

Married on the 11th inst., by the REV. J. REEVES, MR. CALEB WILLIAMS to MISS MARY HUDSON, both of Jefferson, Marengo County, Alabama.

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