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Seneca County, Ohio Marriages

Some of the marriages on this page were submitted by Seneca County researchers. When this is the case, I note the submitter's name and email address so that you can contact them for more information.

Others are from microfilmed records of Seneca County marriages. Those will also be noted.

The following marriages were transcribed by Cheryl Taber and contributed by Barbara Kemp. They are from various Seneca County newspapers.

 

Seneca Advertiser, Oct 12 1871, pg. 3, col. 3- MARRIED- On October 10th, 1871, by Rev. J.F. Remmund, Mr. Franklin Cramer and Miss Sarah M. Kemp, both of this county.

Sandusky Weekly Register, November 15 1873, pg. 3, col. 4- Mr. Daniel Kemp and Miss Sallie Startzman were married Wednesday night in Tiffin.

Seneca Advertiser, March 1874- MARRIED- On March 12th, 1874, at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. J.C. Ogle, Mr. Charles M. Kemp and Miss Mary A. Brosius, all of Seneca Co. O.

Seneca Advertiser, Jan. 18 1877, pg. 5, col. 4- MARRIED- On the 18th inst. by the Rev. L.H. Kefauver, Mr. Simon F. Barrick to Miss Ella E. Kemp, both of Eden Township.

Seneca Advertiser, December 5 1878, pg. 7, col. 6- On the 27th, by Rev. L.H. Kefauver, at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. Walter C. Barrick to Miss Sarah A. Kemp, both of Eden township.

Tiffin Daily Tribune, Apr. 12 1889, pg. 4, col. 5- MARRIED- At St. Paul's parsonage, Thursday evening, April 11, 1889, Mr. J. C. Kemp and Mrs. Anna E. Jack. Rev. W.F. McDowell officiating. The Tribune extends congratulations.

 

Tiffin Daily Tribune, June 27 1889, pg. 4, col. 5- MARRIED- KIPKA-KEMP- At Fostoria, on Tuesday, June 25, by Rev. J.I. Murphy, Mr. Otto Kipka and Miss Amelia Kemp.

Tiffin Daily Tribune, December 28 1891, pg. 4, col. 5- EDWARDS-KEMP - At the home of the groom's sister, Miss Mary Edwards, Toledo, O., Dec. 21, by Rev. J.H. Cater, pastor of the M.E. church Bettsville, O., George J. Edwards, of Linden, O., and Mrs. Sallie M. Kemp, of Tiffin. Mrs. Sallie M. Kemp has been long and favorably known in Tiffin and vicinity as a successful teacher of vocal and instrumental music, having been a teacher for more than twenty years. She has filled the position as organist in several of the leading churches in the city, but more notably the English Lutheran church most of the time since her childhood days. Some of the most pleasant and successful Christmas and other musical entertainments ever given in this church, of which she is a member, were given under her direction and will ever remain as a monument to her credit. Many friends wish the newly wedded pair a long life of happiness.

Tiffin Daily Tribune, Dec. 18,1893, pg. 5, col. 5- MARRIED- HILDENBRANT-KEMP- At the U.B. parsonage, Sycamore, O., Thursday, Dec. 14, 1893, by Rev. W.R. Arnold, Mr. Wesley Hildenbrant, of Little York, Wyandot county and Miss Ruth Kemp , of Deunquat.

Tiffin Daily Tribune, March 21, 1896, pg. 5, col. 4- Married- KEMP-COMER- At the residence of the bride's parents, in Bascom, Seneca county, O., March 18, 1896, by Rev. W.R. Arnold, of the U.B. church, Mr. Joseph L. Kemp, of Fostoria, O., and Miss Melissa, the only daughter of Dr. C.M. and Mrs. Comer, of Bascom, O.

Tiffin Daily Tribune, March 19 1905, pg. 8, col. 2- MARRIED- Sheller-Kemp- Ervin A. Sheller a well known merchant of Fostoria, was united in marriage to Mrs. Melissa Kemp, Tuesday evening, at 8 o'clock, at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Charles Comer, in Bascom. They will reside in Fostoria.

Tiffin Daily Tribune, March 18, 1909, pg. 8, col. 2- MARRIED- Kemp- Van Gundy- Isaac B. Kemp, a well known resident of Deunquat, and Mrs. Mary E. Van Gundy, of Sycamore, were married in Upper Sandusky, Tuesday afternoon, by Rev. J.W. Byers.

Tiffin Daily Tribune, March 25, 1909, pg. 8, col. 3- Married- At Hotel Reynolds, in Upper Sandusky, Tuesday afternoon, Mr. Isaac Kemp of Deunquat, and Mrs. Mary E. Van Gundy, of Sycamore, the Rev. J.W. Byers performing the ceremony. The news of this marriage came as a complete surprise to the people of Sycamore, yet they are extending their hearty congratulations. Mr. Kemp was a veteran of the Civil war and a member of the Jaqueth Post G.A.R. and with his bride well and favorably known in Sycamore, where they will reside. We wish them many happy years together.

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Marriage Records taken from microfilmed records. Will be adding to these as time permits. These are arranged by Marriage date.

Abbreviations: JP = Justice of the Peace MG = Minister of the Gospel (L) = License date RC = Roman Catholic

Marriage Date

Groom

Bride

Married by

Misc. Notes

April 21, 1841

Aaron Hardenbury

Elizabeth Ginnis

Oliver B--------, MG

Last name unreadable

May 30, 1841

Henry Ges

Eliza Williams

Thomas Stevens, MG

 

May 18, 1841

Richard Bromly

Ann Parsons

John Elder, Div. M.

(Divine Minister)

May 16, 1841

William Mathewson

Charlotte W. Houk

John Welch

 

May 13, 1841

George Lewis

Catherine Henning

John Harten

 

March 25, 1841

William Stahl

Rebecca Foster

George Stoner, JP

 

June 27, 1841

George Eckman

Margaret Sistz

Thomas Thompson, MG

 

June 26, 1841

William Baker

Margaret Mull

Alvin Burgess, MG

 

June 24, 1841

Henry Williams

Zilpha Botsford

J. H. D-------, JP

Officiator's last name not discernible

June 24, 1841

Francis Slaymaker

Magdalena Adams

Dal. Krok

 

June 13, 1841

John Merchant

Rachel Edwards

Lorenzo Abbott, JP

 

June 13, 1841

William N. Welker

Azubia McNutt

Lorenzo Abbott, JP

 

July 8, 1841

George Heck

Sarah Carr

Lewis Seitz, MG

 

July 4, 1841

Dilectus Durfey

Dianna Green

Lorenzo Abbott, JP

 

July 29, 1841

Robert Scott

Sarah Ann Norris

Wm. Russell, MG

 

July 17, 1841

Peter Fisher

Sarah Hulit

Lewis Seitz, MG

 

July 17, 1841

William Robinson

Hayer (?) Ann Grimes

Peter Lott, JP

 

July 13, 1841

Joseph DeWitte

Mary Ann Eby

H. G. ---------

Officiator's last name not discernible

July 12, 1841

John Gambert (?)

Elizabeth Geutzer

Peter Lott, JP

Bride's last name could be "Gutsey"

Aug. 9, 1841 (L)

John Shelhart

Cohria (?) Ahnsburger

 

(License not returned)

Aug. 6, 1841 (L)

Noah Downey

Margaret Face

 

(License not returned)

Aug. 5, 1841

Jesse Miller

Sally Beigstuises (?)

John Knauss

 

Aug. 5, 1841

Peter Vannath

Mary Ann Norris

John Elder

 

Aug. 31, 1841

Jacob Hendrixon Tindall

Samantha Dodge

Thomas Stephens

 

Aug. 26, 1841

John Holmus, Sr.

Sarah Hanna

W. B. Milton, JP

 

Aug. 24, 1841

Joseph Smith

Elizabeth Haw

Raver Tichenhuss, RC Priest

 

Aug. 23, 1841

John Smith

Christina Berger

Raver Tichenhuss, RC Priest

 

Aug. 23, 1841

Adam Moyer

Margaret Beuser

Raver Tichenhuss, RC Priest

 

Aug. 18, 1841

Sylvester Watson

Elizabeth McOlney

John McCutcheon

 

Aug. 12, 1841

David Bosler

Eliza J. Heartly

L. D. Shawhas, JP

 

Aug. 10, 1841

Jacob Hevitz

Catherine Whitsel

William Pervin, JP

 

Aug. 12, 1841

David Bosler

Eliza J. Heartly

L.D. Shawhas, JP

 

May 16, 1841

William B. Mathewson

Charlotte W. Houk

John Welch

 

May 30, 1841

Henry Ges

Eliza Williams

Thomas Stevens, Min.

 

Aug. 23, 1841

John Smith

Christina Berger

Raver Tichenhuss, RC Priest

 

Aug. 23, 1841

Adam Moyer

Margaret Beuser

Raver Tichenhuss, RC Priest

 

Aug. 23, 1841

John Senn

Catherine Wagonner

Raver Tichenhuss, RC Priest

 

Aug. 24, 1841

Joseph Smith

Elizabeth Haw

Raver Tichenhuss, RC Priest

 

Aug. 26, 1841

John Holmus, Sr.

Sarah Hanna

W.B. Milton, JP

 

Aug. 31, 1841

Jacob Hendrixon Tindall

Samantha Dodge

Thomas Stephens

 

March 25, 1841

William Stahl

Rebecca Foster

George Stoner, JP

 

May 18, 1841

Richard Bromly

Ann Parsons

John Elder, Div. M.

 

April 21, 1841

Aaron Hardenbury

Elizabeth Ginnis

Oliver B*****, MG

(last name not readable)

May 13, 1841

George Lewis

Catherine Henning

John Harten (?)

 

April 29, 1841

George W. White

Catherine Josephs

Guthrie J. Ogden, JP

 

Aug. 30, 1841

John Adilsberger

Cindrilla Ricketts

John Elder, Dev. M

 

Sept. 1, 1841

Alma Perkins

Lavina Squires

D.H. Dana, JP

 

Sept. 1, 1841

John McAsel

Sarah Finch

David Brown, JP

 

Sept. 2, 1841

Benjamin Barr

Mary Enick

Rolla H. Chubb, MG of the ME Church

 

Sept. 16, 1841

Harrison Anway

Elizabeth Hillis

John McCutchen

 

Sept. 9, 1841

Thomas Kemp

Elizabeth E. Moore

James Briscoe, JP

 

Sept. 28, 1841

John W. Pans (?)

Susan Rub

George Kline, JP

 

Sept. 9, 1841

Eli R. Bennett

Margaret M. Pennock

Peter Powers, Elder

 

Sept. 20, 1841

Daniel Myer

Catherine Shidly

John Levvy, JP

 

Sept. 16, 1841

Daniel R. Haines

Jemima Heartsock

Lewis Seitz, MG

 

Sept. 19, 1841

William H. Stanley

Tabutha Culver

Lorenzo Abbott, JP

 

Sept. 20, 1841

Daniel Stromborn

Mary Ann Powell

Levi Davis, JP

 

Sept. 22, 1841

Silas W. Shaw

Sarah L. Ogden

W. Runnolly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Speaker Marriages listings from the Seneca County Probate Building, Tiffin, Ohio

Contributed by Rev. Gregg S. Shaffer

Note: Marriage Dates were not copied by Rev. Shaffer, but instead he noted the volume & page number

Name

Name

Volume/Page #

Misc. Notes

Elizabeth Speker

John Wolf

2/82

From 1850 Census, Seneca Co., @1843

Rebecca Speaker

Samuel E. Martin

2/134

 

Mary Specker (?)

Alfred Shaw

3/63

 

Harry Speaker

Sarah Ann Rouk

3/123

 

William Speaker

Harriet Price

4/35

 

Samuel Speaker

Catherine Bault

4/102

(13 Nov. 1851)

Ann Speaker

Russell Munce (?)

4/123

 

Eliza Speaker

Adam Hibely (?)

4/192

 

Joseph Speaker

Mary Bault

4/354

 

Rebecca Speaker

Sheldon Westover

5/152

 

Martha Ellen Speaker

George Zellers

6/314

 

Harriet F. Speaker

Simeon Stout

7/11

 

Ellen F. Speaker

John S. Lozier

7/30

 

Arabel Speaker

John N. McDonal

7/71

 

John N. Speaker

Mary E. Boyd

7/161

 

Mary Speaker

Joseph Needham

7/264

 

Martha E. Speaker

Alvin Chaney

8/69

 

Also from Rev. Shaffer:

This is what was written on my gg-grandparents' marriage certificate, issued the day before their marriage on Nov 13 1851:

Samuel Speaker & Catherine Bault Licensed to marry Novem. 12, 1851 Henry Ebbert Clb

State of Ohio, Seneca County ss

I do hereby certify that on the 13th day of November AD 1851 I joined in matrimony Samuel Speaker & Catherine Bault

HB. Carrie J. P.

Certified Nov. 20. 1851

Henry Ebbert Clb


Marriage of Peter Bauer & Anna Reinman

From the Sacramental Records of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tiffin, OH

Joined in Marriage October 10, 1837, Peter Bauer and Anna Reinman.

Witnesses: John Kuhn and Barbara Kuhn.

Contributed by Alice W. Mattison


Marriage of Thomas Jennings to Bridget Reilly

From the Seneca County Common Pleas Court - Probate Division, 108 Jefferson St., Tiffin, OH, Vol. 4, Page 149 of the Probate Court/Marriage Record Book:

Marriage of Thomas Jennings to Bridget Reilly Solemnized on August 16, 1852, by Rev. Louis Molon, Catholic Priest, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tiffin, OH.


Marriage of Samuel Wilcox and Hazel Hall

Tiffin Daily Tribune, June 25, 1909, pg. 8, col. 2-

MARRIED-WILCOX-HALL-Samuel Wilcox and Miss[sic] Hazel Hall, of Fostoria, were married by Rev. Dr. Swander at his home on Greenfield St., Thursday afternoon, June 24, 1909, at 3:30 o'clock.

**Note: The article should have said Mrs. Hazel Hall. This was a second marriage for both of them. Hazel's maiden name was Jones.

Contributed by Gordon Grening


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