MORGAN COUNTY MARRIAGES
Marriages from CIVIL WAR PENSION FILES
Marriages from ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH-1800's
Marriages listed in - NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
*Marriage Certificate of Chester GALLOWAY & Nydia DONAHUE
*Marriage Certificate of Johnson S. LEDFORD & Roxie JACKSON
Marriage Certificate of Jacob LAYMANCE & Rutha DOUGLAS SEXTON.
Marriage certificate of James and Ida SOLOMON
Married in Anderson County, Nancy J. TAYLOR and Elijah DOUGHTERY, February 10, 1890
George W. BERRY and Annie TILLY
Fifty years ago on September 14th were united in marriage at Deerfield, Mass. In September 1911
they celebrated their golden anniveresy at Rugby under a bell of Goldenrod, where they plighted their troth again.
[Fentress County Gazette, September 21, 1911 Rugby Correspondent]
Submitted by Wilma Gibson
WHITE, D. C. (David CROCKETT) to Sarafina WATTS on April 2, 1872.
also dated 3-31-1872 by F. Ray, J. P., Page 233 in the 1-1856/9-1876.
Sarafina was usually called Sara. with middle initial of F.
The following marriage and divorce records were submitted by Wilma Gibson.
Circuit Court Records 1840-1850- - microfilm roll # 1 - -
Betsy ROBINS (sic) d/o Mike ROBINS
m. December 1846 to Thomas HARNESS
divorced November term 1848.
John PRICE to Mary HOLLAND 12-15-1845
divorced November term 1848
Benj. W. CRANSHAW to Lidia MILTON, .m. 1842
He sued for divorce in the November term 1848. Granted.
Dempsy MASSENGALE to Ruth DUNCAN. 1841
Sued for divorce November 1849, granted March term 1850.
Christina LEWALLEN m, 1844/45 in Morgan Co, TN - Robert BURG
Sued for divorce by next of friend and father, Joel LEWALLEN
July Term 1850; granted July term 1850.
Joshua NIBEE, m. 1828 Campbell Co., TN., to Elizabeth POTTETT
Ran off with Hale SAFFLE, divorced granted November term 1848
Nancy WEBB, widow of John WEBB, d/o Martin HALL 8-20-1846
From: deed books of G., p.43
Nancy SCHOOLER m. Jesse SNYDER 8-25-1847.
she was d/o Joseph H. and Dorthy SCHOOLER.
Morgan County Book G.
State vs Elijah ASHURST - Bigamy
on 6-1- 1830 Elijah m. Polly HULL;
3-5-1840 Elijah m. Charlotta MAIDENS
State vs Joseph HEDER - Bigamy
Joseph m. 5-1-1837 Polly STEPHEN in White Co., TN;
Joseph m. 4-20-1838 Lucinda CARPENTER in Bledsoe Co., TN.
Levina ADKINS, m. 12-31-1846, Howard WALKER
( Sometimes this woman is called Melvina, she is the daughter of Jesse ADKINS)
Divorce July term 1850.
John PRICE, m. December 1844 Mary HOLLAND
divorced Nov. 1848 charge: Adultry.
Benjimin L. HAMBRIGHT, m. November 1851 Lavina STINECIPHER:
divorced July Term 1855 .
Charge adulty with Rebecca McCONALL
one child Henry D. HAMBRIGHT three years old.
OTHER MARRIAGE RECORDS
Ezekiel STRINGFIELD married Rebecca SORRELS---November 5, 1785
(From the Stringfield Family Bible)
Charles Melvin PEARSON married Sarah K. McKINNEY on 8-19-06 (no children, Katie was wheelchair bound)
Charles Melvin PEARSON married Sibba Dorthula BARNES PEARSON on 4-18-1917 by J.D. Young, JP (they had 6 children)
(Submitted by: Dusty Nichols)
From records at the Morgan County Court House:
Frank RODGERS to Mary HONEYCUTT, 25th day of August, 1885
Chas. G. TAUSCHER to Anna GSCHWEND, August 9, 1885
Rufus BREEDLOVE to Rhoda BRASEL, Sept. 13, 1885
W. M. PARKER, to Ida A. STRINGFIELD, Sept. 3, 1885
James LANGLEY to Sarah F. CROSS, Sept. 10, 1885
James Monroe CROMWELL to Parthena DAUGHTERY WEBB, Oct. 1, 1876
The following marriages contributed by Virginia:
John Columbus WILSON married Obedience STONECIPHER, 12/21/1882, Morgan County
Spencer JARNAGIN married Belle RUFFNER, 4/6/1887, Morgan County
Christian RUFFNER, III married Nancy RABY, 12/28/1856, Knox County
John Franklin WILSON married Mamie JARNAGIN 2/4/1917 Morgan County
Courtesy of Glenna Morgan
John POTTER & Frankie HAMBY, m: 1852c
William MELTON & Arty POTTER, - m: 1883
Jonce POTTER & Eliza HAWN, - m: 1889
John I. POTTER & Eliza HOWARD- m: 1901
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