Marriage Certificate for Alfred Thayer and Elizabeth Lake, 23 March 1843

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State of of Illinois hancock cty)
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this may certify that on the 19th day of March in year of our lord 1843 personally appeard Alfred thayer & Eliz[abeth] Lake both of the state & county & afforesd & demanded of me, a regular minister of the gospel that I should Celebrate the rites of matrimony between them they beeing in my opinion lawful Subjects of marriage was <​married​> united according to the rules of the gospel & ordinance of the afforesd given under my hand & seal this 23 day of march 1843—
J[acob] L Workman;
<​Recd March 22nd. 1843. & 50 ¢.—​> [p. [1]]
Alfred thayer
Eliza Lake
certificate of Marriage [p. [2]]


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    Endorsement in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket in handwriting presumably of Jacob L. Workman.