[These appear to be Hardy County,
(West) Virginia county documents sent to the county clerk to be recorded
some time after the fact.]
Weese and Martha Smith by Furdinand Lair, Oct 3rd, 1811
Harper and Sarah Weese by F. Lair, 25 Dec. 1828 (pg. 22)
and Fanny Pierce, by F. Lair, 16 Aug. 1829 (pg. 23)
Wease and Sidney Harper by George Baines, July 9th, 1840 (pg.
Alexander Wease and
Elizabeth Harper by George Baines, June 7th, 1842 (pg. 45)
Simon Weese and Sarah
Elizabeth Lynch; Hardy County, West Virginia Marriage License, September,
1866 [the handwritting on this document is very faded and difficult to
read. Some dates appear to be September of 1861 but I believe it is actually
September, 1866 as evidenced by the date on the minister's return]
[part 1] MARRIAGE
LICENSE. West Virginia County of Hardy to-wit:
TO ANY PERSON LICENSED TO CELEBRATE MARRIAGES:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony,
according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination
and the laws of the State of West Virginia Simon Weese and Sarah
Given under my hand as Recorder of said county this [25th] day of September
 John [W] Duffey, Recorder
The age of Sarah Lynch proven by the oath of [Henry Cook]
[part 2] [this
is an extract - see the image for the entire document] Certificate to
obtain a Marriage License, to be annexed to the license, required by the
Act passed 15th March 1861.
Time of Marriage: [Twenty Seventh Day of September 1866]
Place of Marriage: Mansfield, W.Va.
Full Names of Parties Married: Simon Weese & Sarah Elizabeth Lynch
Age of Husband: Twenty five years one month & twenty two days
Age of Wife: Twenty four years & six months
Condition of Husband (widowed or single): Widower
Condition of Wife (widowed or single): Single
Place of Husband's Birth: Hardy County, W.Va.
Place of Wife's Birth: Hardy County, W.Va.
Place of Husband's Residence: Hardy County, W.Va.
Place of Wife's Residence: Hardy County, W.Va.
Names of Husband's Parents: Elijah & Kathy Wease
Names of Wife's Parents: Charles & Mary Ann Lynch
Occupation of Husband: Farmer
Given under my hand this 25th Day of September
John [W] Duffey, Recorder
MINISTER'S RETURN OF MARRIAGE
I CERTIFY, that on the 27th day of September 1866 at Mansfield, Hardy
Co. I united in Marriage the above named and described parties, under
authority of annexed License. James Beaty.
The Minister celebrating a Marriage is required
within sixty days thereafter, to return the License to the office of the
Recorder who issued the same, with an endorsement thereon of the FACT
of such Marriage, and the TIME and PLACE of celebrating the same.
Jacob Weese and Mary
Wright; Harrison County, October, 1881; pg. 118 (two facing pages
- I have cropped them into two images to make them easier to use on the
Internet. I have labeled them Part A and Part B.
- No. 107 Oct. 22, 1881 Clarksburg[?], WVa. Jacob Weese Mary Wright;
husband 49 yrs. wife 35 yrs.; husband single; wife single; husband born
Randolph Co., Va.; wife born Harrison Co., Va.
husband's place of residence Harrison Co.; wife's place of residence Harrison
Co.; husband's parents Jesse & Mahaley Wease; wife's parents Mary
Wright; husband's occupation farmer; official Patterson Fletcher.
Dilon and Ada Wease; Harrison County, 20 March 1885 [extract]
CERTIFICATE TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE LICENSE
Time of Marriage: March 22, 1885 [should be March 20 - see minister's
Place of Marriage: Harrison County, W.Va.
Husband: John Dilon
Wife: Ada Wease
Age of Husband: 24 Years Age of Wife: 18
Place of Husband's Birth: Harrison County, Va.
Place of Wife's Birth: Harrison County, W.Va.
Names of Husband's Parents: Edward & Louisa Dilon
Names of Wife's Parents: Jacob & Mary Wease
Occupation of Husband: Miner
Given under my hand this 20th day of March 1885
James Monroe, Clerk
West Virginia, Harrison County, To-wit:
TO ANY PERSON LICENSED TO CELEBRATE MARRIAGE:
You are hereby authorized to join in the HOLY STATE OF MATRIMONY, according
to the Rrites and Ceremonies of your Church, or Religious denomination
and the laws of the State of West Virginia John Dilon and Ada Wease
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the County Court
of said County, this 20 day of March 1885 James Monroe, Clerk
MINISTER'S RETURN OF MARRIAGE
I CERTIFY, That on the 20th day of March 1885, at M.E. Parsonage, Clarksburg,
W.Va. I united in Marriage the above named described parties, under authority
of the annexed License.
E.H. Owen, Minister
of the Gospel
Lee Wease and Fayne Elizabeth Queen, Harrison County, West Virginia
Marriage License Application, License No 1338, October, 1966 [page 295
- this is an extract; see image for entire document]
Full Name: Bernard Lee Wease Color or Race: White
Date of Birth: August 06, 1903 Age: 63 Relationship to bride:
Birthplace: Belington, Barbour County, West Virginia
Usual Residence: Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia
Previous Marital Status: Never Married Number of Previous Marriages:
Father's Name: Daniel Marion Wease Mother's Maiden Name:
Full Name: Fayne Elizabeth Queen Color or Race: White
Date of Birth: October 18, 1907 Age: 58 Relationship to Groom:
Birthplace: Gem, Braxton County, West Virginia
Usual Residence: Box 7, Industrial, Harrison County, West Virginia
Previous Marital Status: Last Marriage Annulled Number of Previous
Father's Name: Nola McCoy Mother's Maiden Name: Maude McAboy
[Wedded on October 11, 1966 in Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia]