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Object Name Certificate, Marriage
Date August 17, 1842
Description Marriage certificate. Printed and handwritten inscription: "This is to Certify / That Mr. Henry Laforge of the To [sic] of Westfield / Co of R in the State of New York and Mifs Mary / A Totten of the same place in the State of / New York were joined together in HOLY MATRIMONY / on the 17th day of Aug in the Year of our Lord / One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Two / By me / Wesley Robertson / Minister of the Gospel / In Presence of / Many / Witnefses". Engraved image at top of a wedding ceremony. Handwritten label glued on reverse, probably from the donor: "Mrs WL Conner / Grandmother."
Acquisition Gift of Bertha Conner
Ownership and History The donor of this marriage certificate, Bertha (Manee) Conner, was the granddaughter of Henry and Mary Laforge.
Earliest Date 1842
Latest Date 1842
Material Paper
Subjects Marriage certificates
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Laforge, Henry
Catalog Number 46.013.0003
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2012.
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