Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Marriage License : Charles E. Bickel to Nora F. Chew, 1902


Source: Jay County, Indiana, Original Marriage License, "Charles E. Bickel to Nora F. Chew, 1902"; County Marriage Returns Collection; Jay County Historical Society, Portland, Indiana

MARRIAGE LICENSE

STATE OF INDIANA, JAY COUNTY< SS:

To All Who Shall See These Presents, Greeting:

Know Ye, that any person empowered by law to solemnize Marriages is hereby authorized to join together as Husband and Wife:

Charles E. Bickel

and

Nora F. Chew

and for so doing, this shall be his sufficient authority.

In Testimony Whereof, I, E.W. Fitzpatrick Clerk of the Jay Circuit Court, hereunto subscribe my name and affix the seal of said Court at Portland, Indiana, this 11th day of November 1902

E.W. Fitzpatrick

STATE OF INDIANA, JAY COUNTY, SS:

This Certifies, That I joined in Marriage as Husband and Wife, 

Charles E. Bickel and Nora F. Chew

on the 12" day of November 1902

S.A. Armstrong, Minister

This record of the marriage of Charles E. Bickel and Nora F. Chew was located at the Jay County Historical Society in Portland, Indiana.

I do not yet know for sure how Nora ties into my Chew family.  I believe that she might be the Nora who was the daughter of Charles Alexander West Chew and Rebecca F. Shumaker, but without the return I do not have any other evidence.  My Nora was born August 1882, so would be right around 20 years old if they are the same person.

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