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Object Name Certificate, Marriage
Date November 8, 1860
Description Marriage certificate. Engraved illustration at top of a man and a woman in a small boat, with a floral border. Printed and handwritten inscription: "THIS CERTIFIES THAT / The RITE of / Holy Matrimony / WAS CELEBRATED BETWEEN / Barnett Egbert of Richmond S.I. / and Allice E. Hillyer of Richmond S.I. / on November 8th 1860 at Asbury M.E. Church / by D. Walters / Minister". Printed at bottom: "Drawn by W. Momberger. / Engraved by C. Craske N.Y. / Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1857 by Henry G. Fox. Brooklyn, L.I. in the clerks office of the District court of the United States for the Southern District of New York / N. Tibbals & Co. 118 Nassau St. N.Y."
(Keywords: New York, HRT)
Acquisition Gift of Alice Benjamin Lawrence
Ownership and History Alice E. Hillyer (1841-1915) and Barnett Egbert Jr. (1837-1916) lived in Richmond, Staten Island. They were the parents of six children. In the 1880s, Barnett operated a grocery store with his brother-in-law James A. Hillyer under the name Hillyer & Egbert.

Alice (Benjamin) Lawrence, the granddaughter of Barnett and Alice (Hillyer) Egbert, donated this marriage certificate to the Staten Island Historical Society in 1976.
Earliest Date 1860
Latest Date 1860
Material Paper
Subjects Marriage certificates
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Egbert, Barnett Jr.
Egbert, Alice E. (Hillyer)
Catalog Number 76.045.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2012.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.