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Object ID 851
Object Name Certificate, Marriage
Scope & Content Marriage certificate issued to David John and Mrs. Mary Jane Amanda Godfrey, july 17, 1863. Issued by the Justice of Peace Henry Boch. (David John born 1835 in Carmarthenshire, Wales.) Mary John born 1837 in Ironton, Ohio.---Mr. David John was the 1st Post Master of Williams, OR and served 24 years. He passed away 1906. David and Mary purchased a ranch from Purnall & Rechoff who had homesteaded it. 320 acres with a fine water right. Price $1600.00 ($250,00.00 today--1950) The donor of the above married Edward W. Herriott in 1904. Mr. Heriott was a stage driver from 1898 to 1904.
Accession number 851