EARLY MARRIAGES

FROM THE MAUCH CHUNK NEWSPAPERS OF

1829 TO 1850

 

SURNAMES WALTER TO ZIMMERMAN

PERSON MARRIED

RESIDENCE

SPOUSE

SPOUSE’S RESIDENCE

PERFORMED BY

LOCATION

EVENT DATE

NOTICE DATE

NP

NOTES

Walter, Levi

Heidelberg Twp., Lehigh Co.

Hanritzy, Lina

Heidelberg Twp., Lehigh Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

Heidelberg Twp., Lehigh Co.

1845/07/28

1845/08/21

CCG

 

Walters, Deborah

Mauch Chunk

Williams, Samuel C.

Mauch Chunk

Rev. N. C. Murphy

 

1850/05/12

1850/06/13

CCG

 

Warbus, U. G., Dr.

Rockport

Connor, Mary

 

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1849/11/06

1849/11/15

CCG

 

Ward, Catherine

Mauch Chunk

Caden, Philip

Mauch Chunk

John Pryor, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1834/05/13

1834/05/17

C

 

Ward, William S.

Carbondale

King, Mary

Sugarloaf Twp., Luz. Co.

Rev. Mr. Gaston

Sugarloaf Twp., Luz. Co.

1841/08/02

1841/08/09

C

Bride d/o Benjamin King; groom editor of Carbondale Journal

Warmer. Benjamin

Philadelphia

Ratcliff, Hannah

Nesquehoning

Rev. Mr. Russell

Nesquehoning

1844/10/24

1844/10/30

CCG

 

Warne, Harriet Eliza

Port Carbon

Artsdalen, D., Rev.

Port Carbon

Rev. Richard Webster

Port Carbon

1843/11/01

1843/11/07

CC T

Bride eldest d/o E. C. Warne, Esq., of Port Carbon

Warner, Amelia

Mauch Chunk

Horn, Herman

Mauch Chunk

Jacob S. Wallace, Esq.

Lehigh Gap

1836/08/14

1836/08/22

C

 

Warner, Amma E.

 

Dotterer, Davis H.

 

Rev. Ezra Stiles Ely

Philadelphia

1833/12/23

1834/01/11

C

Bride d/o the late Dr. John C. Warner

Warner, Harriet

Mauch Chunk

Faga, Charles

Mauch Chunk

Jesse K. Pryor, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1840/11/26

1840/11/28

C

Bride d/o Jacob Warner [notice IDs Charles as a Fagely]

Warren, Robert

 

Frisby, Mary Ann

 

 

Petersborough, England

 

1831/05/02

C

Groom's father had recently married the bride's sister

Washbon, Jesse

Rosstown

Horning, Sally

Moors Twp., Northampton Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1849/09/02

1849/11/22

CCG

 

Washburn, Ephraim F.

White Haven

Blakslee, Harriet Amelia

White Haven

Rev. Peter Russell

White Haven

1847/03/03

1847/03/11

CCG

Bride d/o Lucius Blakslee

Washburn, Maria

Mauch Chunk

Rehrig, Charles

Mauch Chunk

Jesse K. Pryor, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1850/03/06

1850/03/14

CCG

[Groom's surname spelled "Rarig"]

Wasser, Catherine

Mauch Chunk

Kocher, Conrad

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1845/02/13

1845/03/06

CCG

 

Wassom, Elizabeth

Heidelberg Twp., Lehigh Co.

Bennyhoff, Jonas

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Newton Heston

 

1847/08/01

1847/08/05

CCG

 

Waters, Margaret

Nesquehoning

Atkins, John

Nesquehoning

Rev. Richard Webster

Nesquehoning

1845/09/29

1845/10/02

CCG

 

Watmough, John G., Hon.

 

Ricasanton, Matilda

 

Rev. Mr. Nawley

Washington City

1832/11/15

1832/11/19

C

Bride eldest d/o Stephen Ricasanton, auditor of the treasury; groom a US Rep. from Pa.

Weaver, William

 

Woodman, Eliza

 

 

New York

 

1830/12/06

C

 

Webster, Richard, Rev.

Mauch Chunk

Cross, Elizabeth

Baltimore

Rev. Robt. J. Breckenridge

Baltimore, Md.

1838/04/26

1838/05/07

C

Bride d/o the late William S. Cross of Baltimore

Webzil, Catherine

Lausanne Twp., Carbon Co.

Mace, Joseph

Luzerne Co., Pa.

N.R. Penrose, Esq.

 

1839/12/25

1840/01/04

C

Married with Day & Hinkle; [Wetzel mispelled as Webzil]

Wehr, Elias

W. Penn, Schuylkill Co.

Montz, Sally Ann

W. Penn, Schuylkill Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1844/10/01

1844/10/23

CCG

 

Weida, James

East Penn Twp.

Ruch, Maria

East Penn Twp.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1845/03/23

1845/03/27

CCG

 

Weida, Peter

East Penn Twp.

Ruch, Lucy

East Penn Twp.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1847/09/29

1847/11/18

CCG

 

Weidehead, Mary

East ???????

Meier, Owen

Lehigh Co.

 

 

1844/11/17

1844/12/12

CCG

[Her place of residence missing due to page being cut off]

Weiss, Catherine

Mauch Chunk

Levan, John

Mauch Chunk

Jesse K. Pryor, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1850/01/06

1850/01/10

CCG

 

Weiss, Edward

Weissport

Steckle, Henrietta

North Whitehall

Rev. Mr. Dubbs

 

1847/06/15

1847/06/24

CCG

 

Weller, Mary E.

Mauch Chunk

Pryor, Herman K.

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1850/10/26

1850/10/31

CCG

 

Wertmag, Daniel

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Littelmoger, Sally

Brewnswik

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1847/11/15

1847/11/18

CCG

 

Wertt, Matilda

Moore Twp., Northampton Co.

Hess, T.

Heidelburg Twp., Lehigh Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1847/10/05

1847/11/18

CCG

 

West, Amelia

Southwark

Maffet, William R., Esq.

Wilkes Barre

 

Philadelphia, Pa.

1847/03/18

1847/04/01

CCG

Bride d/o George G. West, Esq., of Southwark; groom a Civil Eng.

West, Ann C.

Mauch Chunk

Joseph, John M.

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Mr. Gray

Easton, Pa.

1836/09/11

1836/09/19

C

 

Westler, Daniel

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Scohler, Rebecca

Lynntown

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1850/04/21

1850/05/02

CCG

 

Wetzel, Rachel

Lausanne Twp.

Troy, James

Lausanne Twp.

N.R. Penrose, Esq.

 

1841/04/11

1841/04/17

C

[Probably took place in Lausanne Twp.]

Weyhenmeyer, Joseph

 

Bobst, Sarah

 

Rev. Richard Webster

Union Farm

1845/02/23

1845/03/06

CCG

Bride d/o George Bobst

Wheeler, O. H.

Mauch Chunk

Barnes, Malvina F.

Mauch Chunk

Rev. B. Bethell Claxton

 

1844/02/01

1844/02/06

CC T

 

Whetstone, Elias

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Steigerwalt, Hannah

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1849/01/21

1849/01/25

CCG

 

Whitenick, Mary Ann

Nesquehoning

McCame, Francis

Nesquehoning

Rev. James Maleney

Spring Tavern

1845/07/27

1845/07/31

CCG

 

Whitesides, Catherine

Mauch Chunk

Albertson, Archibald

Mauch Chunk

Rev. H. E. Gilroy

Mauch Chunk

1843/10/15

1843/10/17

CC T

 

Wilbert, Samuel

Mauch Chunk

Siveley, Emily

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Peter Russell

 

1847/03/18

1847/03/25

CCG

 

Wilbur, Mary P.

Mauch Chunk

Lockhart, Robert

Summit Hill

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1850/05/16

1850/05/23

CCG

Bride d/o Henry Wilbur

Wilbur, John F.

Berwick

Davis, Helen

Berwick

Rev. J. Sanks

 

1837/05/04

1837/05/08

C

 

Wilhelm, Rebecca

Mauch Chunk

Levan, Peter

White Haven

Rev. Thomas C. Murphy

 

1850/04/20

1850/04/25

CCG

 

Wilhelm, Susanna

Mauch Chunk

Sherry, George

Mauch Chunk

Jesse K. Pryor, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1841/02/13

1841/02/20

C

 

Willdoner, Mary

Mauch Chunk

Aro, Abraham

Mauch Chunk

Isaac T. Dodson, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1836/06/02

1836/06/06

C

[Surnames more common spelled "Eroh" and "Wildoner"]

Williams, Elijah

Weissport

Schwab, Catherine

Weissport

Rev. Mr. Reinbold

 

1844/12/29

1845/01/02

CCG

 

Williams, Elizabeth

Philadelphia

Hawk, Sidney

Late of Mauch Chunk

Rev. J. L. Dagg

Philadelphia

1834/10/02

1834/11/01

C

Both were pupils of the Phila. Inst. for the Deaf & Dumb

Williams, Herbert

 

Palmer, Jane

 

Rev. R. R. Williams

Nesquehoning

1845/07/11

1845/07/17

CCG

 

Williams, Samuel C.

Mauch Chunk

Walters, Deborah

Mauch Chunk

Rev. N. C. Murphy

 

1850/05/12

1850/06/13

CCG

 

Williams, William

Mauch Chunk

Miller, Fianna

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Herman Burr

Easton, Pa.

1847/03/25

1847/04/08

CCG

 

Wilson, A. B., Dr.

Berwick

Knight, Frances B.

Berwick

Rev. Josiah Forrest

Berwick

1833/03/05

1833/03/16

C

 

Wilson, Charles

Summit Hill

McClane, Martha

Summit Hill

Jacob S. Wallace, Esq.

Summit Hill

1838/12/13

1838/12/17

C

 

Wilson, Eliza

 

Hyndman, Mark

 

 

 

1839/01/31

1839/02/04

C

 

Wilson, Hugh Osborn, M.D.

Bethlehem, Pa.

Guetter, Matilda

Bethlehem, Pa.

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1845/05/29

1845/06/05

CCG

Bride d/o H. G. Guetter, Esq., of Bethlehem; mar. at the Broadway House

Wilson, James

 

Steel, Rachel

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1845/12/18

1846/02/26

CCG

 

Wilson, Margaret

Beaver Meadow

Fowler, M. Pearce

Beaver Meadow

Rev. D. Harbison

 

1850/01/01

1850/01/03

CCG

Rev. Harbison of Beaver Meadow

Wilson, Mary Jane

Mauch Chunk

Gorman, John

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1844/06/06

1844/06/12

CCG

Bride d/o George Wilson

Wilson, Matilda

Mauch Chunk

Boyle, Thomas

Mauch Chunk

Rev. J. W. Mecaskey

 

1847/02/18

1847/02/25

CCG

 

Wilson, R. G. B.

 

McClane, William

 

Rev. Daniel Gaston

Beaver Meadows

1844/05/12

1844/05/22

CCG

Bride d/o W. H. Wilson

Wilson, Sarah

Philadelphia

Ruth, William

Philadelphia

Charles Burroughs

Trenton, NJ

 

1836/07/11

C

Charles. Burroughs was Trenton's mayor

Wintzler, Maria L.

Mauch Chunk

Girton, Ira D.

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1846/02/23

1846/02/26

CCG

Bride d/o Caspar Wintzler

Woodbridge, Elizabeth G.

Perth Amboy, NJ

Barnes, J. Edward

Mauch Chunk

Rev. B. Cory

 

1847/03/27

1847/05/06

CCG

 

Woodman, Eliza

 

Weaver, William

 

 

New York

 

1830/12/06

C

 

Woodward, George W.

Wilkes Barre

Trott, S. Elizabeth

Wilkes Barre

Rev. Dr. Judd

New London, Conn.

1832/09/10

1832/09/24

C

He’s an att.; bride d/o the late G. W. Trott of Wilkes Barre

Worden, Hannah

Pittston, Pa.

Campbell, Brooks

Pittston, Pa.

Rev. Henry Brownscombe

Tunkhannock, Pa.

1850/08/20

1850/08/29

CCG

 

Worthington, Elijah

Wilkes Barre

Merritt, Eliza

Bridgeton, NJ

Rev. J. May

Wilkes Barre

1833/01/16

1833/01/26

C

Bride d/o the late William Merritt of Bridgeton; Groom editor of the "Anti-Masonic Advocate"

Worthington, Mary A.

Lausanne Twp.

Raub, Thomas

Luzerne Co.

N. R. Penrose, Esq.

 

1836/07/02

1836/07/11

C

Bride d/o Joseph Worthington of Lausanne Twp.

Worthington, Thomas B.

Lausanne Twp.

Mack, Elsey H.

Lausanne Twp.

N. R. Penrose, Esq.

 

1838/07/31

1838/08/27

C

 

Wright, Catherine [widow]

Nescopec, Luz. Co.

Kester, Jacob

Nescopec, Luz. Co.

John Pryor, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1834/08/23

1834/08/30

C

Groom was age 76, bride was age 69 [or possibly 60]

Xander, Peter

East Penn Twp.

Nothstine, Katherine

East Penn Twp.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1846/12/01

1847/01/21

CCG

 

Yaeger, Leonard

Mauch Chunk

Esser, Catherine

Mauch Chunk

Rev. Newton Heston

 

1847/10/21

1847/10/28

CCG

Bride and groom formerly of Philadelphia

Yandel, ________

Nesquehoning

???man, Ann

Union Farm

 

 

1846/04/19

1846/04/23

CCG

 

Yarrington, Mary Ann

Bloom

Jackson, Hugh

Lehigh Gap

G. Kelchner, Esq.

Lehigh Gap

1829/04/11

1829/06/24

C

 

Yarrington, Temperance

Mauch Chunk

Hoyt, Jared

South Easton

Rev. Richard Webster

Mauch Chunk

1840/06/23

1840/07/11

C

 

Yeager, Thomas B.

Allentown

Balliet, Sabina

E. Penn Twp.

Rev. Joshua Yaeger

 

1850/10/08

1850/10/17

CCG

Bride d/o Stephen Balliet of East Penn Twp.

Young, John

Allentown

Fenstamacker, Lavinia

White Haven

Amasa Dodson, Esq.

Weatherly

1846/08/24

1846/09/03

CCG

 

Zane, Charles

Mauch Chunk

Vanneman, Margaret

Mauch Chunk

Jesse K. Pryor, Esq.

Mauch Chunk

1844/06/01

1844/06/12

CCG

 

Zaner, Joseph

Nesquehoning

Stirewalt, Hattie

Mauch Chunk

John Pryor, Esq.

 

1834/07/18

1834/07/26

C

 

Zehner, Cadilla

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Klockner, Joel

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1845/04/29

1845/05/29

CCG

 

Ziegler, Elijah

Masodtawny, Berks Co.

Dorner, Prucilla

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1850/08/15

1850/08/29

CCG

 

Ziegler, Nathan

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Nothstein, Sally Ann

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1847/04/27

1847/05/06

CCG

 

Zimmerman, Lucy Ann

Towamensing Twp.

Sold, Josiah

Towamensing Twp.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1847/01/03

1847/01/21

CCG

 

Zimmerman, Lydia

Towamensing Twp.

Aue, John

Albany, Berks Co., Pa.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1846/07/12

1846/08/27

CCG

 

Zimmerman, Mary

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Billman, Jacob

W. Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1849/12/18

1850/01/17

CCG

 

Zimmerman, Samuel

Towamensing Twp.

Knittle, Eliza

Lehighton

Rev. E. Augustus Bauer

 

1847/04/05

1847/05/06

CCG

 

 

 

 

 

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Of Jim Thorpe

Research, transcription & web page by

Jack Sterling

January 2004