The Oldest Marriage Records in Wharton County,

1847- 1851



From Research compiled for Comfort Wood Chapter, D.A.R. Compiled by Betty M. McCroskey.

(Loaned by Mrs. E.O. Guenther, Feb. 1961)

The first court minute Record Book and numbered from 1 to 21.
Copied for Web Site from "A History of Wharton County 1846 - 1961 by Annie Lee Williams

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Groom Bride Date Page
Blythe, Samuel Mrs. Mary A. Jackson 04/15/1847 58
Heggins, Jas. Mary E Snoddy 05/19/1847 65
Tilley, George M. Frances George 08/07/1847 72
Stanchfield, Bartley Susan A. Heard 07/04/1847 73
Newman, Jas A. Mary L. Rice 02/09/1848 76
Bailey, Alamon Miss N.E. Wright 03/02/1848 86
West, Jesse Nancy C. Johnson 04/20/1848 90
Wallace Warren Loretto Higgins 05/05/1848 91
Watson, W. Jas M. Inliam Matilda Lewis 07/27/1848 95
Stockbridge, Merit Amanda Gilbert 10/31/1848 121
Walker, Robert Elizabeth Jacobs 11/22/1848 121
Hudgins, Joel Rachel A. McKenzie 03/10/1847 132
Hewling, Joel W. Ann A. Johnson 04/19/1848 132
Spivi, Jethro Mrs. Penelope Canton 01/01/1850 142
Quinan, George Mrs. Mary A. Blythe 02/07/1850 142
Hearst, Joseph Chloe A. DRummon 04/07/1850 143
Veazey, John W.C. Sarah A.L. Rowe 07/01/1850 153
Johnson, John Ellen Northington 03/20/1851 176
Cayce, Benjamine F. Bertha Greer 04/06/1851 178
Heard, Stephen Susan M. Northington 04/10/1851 182
Atkins, B. F. Mary L. Milburn 06/10/1851 184



MARRIAGE RECORDS IN MATAGORDA COUNTY

1837 - 1856

Excerpt of Wharton County Residents




Groom Bride Date Page
Thompson, Isham Ellen Graves 11/13/1837 -
Messer, Charles Mary Ann Higgins 06/29/1838 -
Jackson, Alexander Mary Barnes 12/20/1838 -
Cayce, Henry P. Mary Francis Slade 11/29/1842 -
Kincheloe, Daniel R. Martha A. Barnes 01/04/1843 -
Cayce, Shadrack Susan V. Slade 11/11/1845 -
Cayce, Shadrack Mary E. Carter 12/24/1849 -



RECORDS IN AUSTIN COUNTY

Marriage Records copied from old original marriage bonds required by the Mexican Government from 1824 - 1835.

By Betty McCoskey, genealogical records chairman, Comfort Wood Chapter D.A.R.




Groom Bride Date Page
Northington, Andrew Eliza George 07/16/1835 -
Armstrong, Henry R. Sarah F. Heard 01/15/1835 -
Castleman, Andrew Nancy T. Kincheloe 04/26/1826 -



MARRIAGE RECORDS OF WHARTON COUNTY, TEXAS

APRIL 1857 THROUGH NOVEMBER 1883

Book "B"



Groom Bride Date Page
Andrews, Wm G Stapleton, Penelope 06/12/1861 19
Armstrong, Rhoden Stevens, Betsy 01/21/1869 19
Adams, Clinton Davis, Nellie 02/28/1869 64
Armstead, Samuel Montgomery, Bettie 08/04/1869 72
Anderson, Milvin Gillen, Louisa 01/04/1870 80
Ahldag, F. McMaster, Mary 05/02/1871 91
Anderson, Calvin Thompson, Mandy 01/01/1874 154
Anderson, Chas. /burleson, Sarah 01/21/1874 157
Allen, Rodney Lawson, Virginia 05/05/1874 164
Ashworth, Velrie Cominger, Laura 12/04/1874 172
Adams, C.A. Davis, B.L. 01/16/1875 177
Anderson, Sheppard Jordan, Dink 01/13/1876 194
Ashton, Carter Mason, Caroline 04/01/1876 198
Ashton, Horace Baily, Jane 06/07/1875 201
Abram, James Lathemer, Rebecca (lic only) 03/13/1875 215
Alsop, George White, Mary 11/30/1870 238
Abram, James Jackson, Hannah (lic only) 12/02/1870 239
Anderson, Samuel Bryan, Emma 12/02/1876 246
Allen, Henry Clark, Georgiana 01/04/1877 249
Alexander, Lace Johnson, Mary Ann 09/02/1877 264
Austin, Joe Smith, Lutitia 11/12/1877 266
Allen, Miles J. Weaver, Nora 08/25/1878 283
Aldridge, Caleb Gillis, Sarah 01/01/1879 291
Anderson, Alfred Simmons, Delia 12/18/1879 313
Armstrong, Nelson Smith, Nellie 12/25/1879 314
Anderson, Robert Whitby, Hattie 09/11/1880 338
Armstrong,Mack Keith, Mary 12/09/1880 342
Anderson, Noah Carter,Lou 10/27/1881 362
Anderson, Hampton Best, Mary Anna 03/23/1882 370
Anderson, George Bennett, Fannie 03/21/1882 371
Armstrong, Henry Jackson, Emily 06/22/1882 373
Aldridge, Frank Norris, Adie 10/??/1882 379
Andrews, Latson Phillips, Nellie 01/25/1883 398
Anderson, Ned Stanley, L. 01/23/1883 399
Anderson, Sam Davenport, Bella 06/16/1883 408
Bell, Bushrod W. Whitten, Martha E. 10/13/1857 4
Bradley, James Copeland, Elizabeth 03/12/1860 12
Burgess, C.H.A. Kern, Mary M. 10/18/1860 14
Buchannan, N.J. Mercer, Olivia 05/01/1862 21
Baker, J.F. Dr. Murphy, Mollie 06/04/1862 21
Burkhart, William H. Galbreith, Mary A. 07/08/1863 23
Bertrand, F.O. Stewart, Emily (Mrs.) 08/24/1865 30 (Emily E. Baker married JOhn R. Stewart on 12/13/1860)
Battle, Charles J. Walker, Letithia N. 11/29/1865 33
Brown, Peter (FMC) Burton, Violet (FWC) 10/10/1868 49
Burk, Franklin Councey, Henerettie 11/21/1868 51
Beasley, William Ashton, Ellen E. 11/28/1868 52
Bowden, Charles Owens, Nancy 02/20/1869 61
Bertrand, John R Cayce, Mary Francis (Lic Only) 12/15/1869 66
Bertrand, John R. Cayce, Mary Francis 12/17/1869 77
Brown, Spencer Walker, Mariah 08/01/1869 71
Brown, William Perry, Chaney 10/10/1869 74
Brent, Daniel Henderson, Sarah 01/30/1870 81
Bellamey, Bob Brown, Ellen 04/06/1871 93
Brown, William Rudgely (lic only) 01/04/1872 103
Burton, W.E. Massey, Alace 04/21/1872 110
Burton, Morgan Austin, Ellen 12/28/1872 122
Bledsoe, James Kelly, Rose E. (lic only) 10/21/1873 144
Bradford, Dismo Brent, Hettie 12/26/1873 147
Baldwin, John Bush, Cealy (lic only) 12/27/1873 153
Bryant, Elisha Thompson, Jimmie 03/20/1874 162
Baily, JOhn H. Ward, Lizzie 07/02/1874 167
Bell, W.R. Jentry, M.C. 12/07/1874 173
Brooks, John Wesley Austin, Ann 12/30/1874 174
Banks, Matt Washington, Eliza 12/29/1874 176
Brown, Lewis Wiggins, Lettie 01/21/1875 180
Barlow, William Ross, Mary 03/03/1875 186
Brown, Prince Barnes, Jane 12/28/1875 191
Brooks, Joseph Glenn, Mary 05/10/1876 198
Beethe, Wm Schultz, Sophia 05/30/1876 199
Bell, Jim Reeves, Anna 10/10/1875 202
Brown, Stephen Gardner, Sally Ann 08/12/1875 207
Brown, Phillip Veazey, Phoebe (lic only) 06/22/1866 212
Baughman. Joe Horton, Rinda 04/11/1875 212
Bess, Gus Watkins, Melvina 07/17/1875 217
Black, Pinkney Harrison, Estell (lic only) 09/09/0869 235
Beeks, Geo. D. Russell, Maggie 02/05/1877 253
Bland, J.S. Beeks, Sue 02/05/1877 253
Bryant, Sidney Jackson, Eliza 03/25/1877 258
Bellemy, Bob Middleton, Ritta 07/12/1877 262
Bond, R.G. Barnes, Isabella 09/30/1877 263
Battle, C.J. Sanford, Mrs. Anna M. 12/02/1878 287 (Anna M. Smith married Benjamin Sanford 05/27/1865)
Brown, Stepney Davenport, Mary 12/26/1878 290
Bell, Bill Johnson, Polly 01/09/1879 294
Banks, Winston (Wilson) Williams, Louisa 02/05/1879 296
Brown, Burton Powell, Caroline (lic only) 03/12/1879 299
Bailey, Preston Webb, Nancy 10/18/1879 309
Barnes, Pleasant Davis, Cherry 07/15/1880 335
Brown, Charley Coleman, Melinda (lic only) 09/17/1880 338
Banks, Lawrence Richards, Jane 09/30/1880 339
Brookshire, William Crawford, Josephine 10/28/1880 341
Brown, Henry Williams, Jennett 12/25/1880 344
Bedford, Sam Pinkens, Mary (lic only) 12/30/1880 347
Bell, George Ashton, Kitty 01/01/1881 348
Brown, Elisha Bryant, Rosette 04/07/1881 353
Bains, Sumpter Davenport, Mary (lic only) 06/26/1881 356
Brown, William Simmons, Kaly (lic only) 07/09/1881 357
Banks, Abram George, Lettie 12/29/1881 366
Bryan, Cato Stockton, Isabella 01/26/1882 369
Brown, Peter Terry, Rachel 11/02/1882 385
Brucken, Anthony Williams, Josephine (lic only) 01/30/1883 395
Brown, Oliver Robbins, Lisa (lic only) 01/06/1883 396
Brown, J.B. Wadkins, Cara 04/19/1883 405
Burns, Jo Welsh, Georgiana (lic onlt) 06/12/1883 408
Burr, W.J. Hutchins, Mary A. 08/29/1883 412
Bradford, James McCan, Maggie 09/27/1883 416
Bruce, Jeremiah T. Gernigan, Jane 04/30/1866 37
Chriss, Humnphrey Lucinda Tilley 08/26/1857 2
Cook, A.J. Mary Ann Woolsey 06/13/1864 26
Cooks, Jesse Jane Davis 11/29/1867 44
Copeland, J. T. Mollie Beeks 06/23/1868 45
Carsesus, Sam Lizzie Bales 12/30/1868 58
Cotton, Steve Eliza Lemon 02/06/1869 63
Crip, Henry Dealy Johnson 04/08/1869 71
Criswald, Jacob Manerva Mitchel 02/16/1870 83
Carter, Phillip Trish Anderson 08/27/1870 89
Cole, Alex Anna White 07/01/1871 92
Clark, Louis Lucindy George 02/17/1872 105
Cooper, Jonathen Mattie Cole 08/28/1872 115
Chase, Albert Charlott Harris 11/28/1872 121
Claton, Harrison Julia Washington 01/09/1872 123
Clay, Harry Henrietta Stepton 12/31/1872 124
Carry, Parson Nettie ???? 02/22/1873 125
Cordray, John T. Mary Thatcher 02/11/1873 127
Cobb, Edward Lucinda Williams (lic only) 09/18/1873 146
Chathem, John Marthy Brown (Lic only) 12/08/1873 146
Calder, Jas. P. S.E. Winston 12/14/1873 147
Cloud, J.R. Anna P. Kincheloe 02/03/1875 184
Chriss, John Texana McNabb 01/11/1876 193
Carter, James Nellie Jones (lic only) 09/22/1876 222
Cook, Jerry Aggie Johnson 11/03/1870 224
Carroll, Nelson Lucinda Horton (Lic only) 03/15/1870 231
Cooper, J.C. Elizabeth Budrow 10/05/1876 243
Conner, George Precilla Flemings 10/12/1876 244
Corgan, F.J. Elizabeth Parker 12/30/1876 247
Cole, William Josephine Beeks 02/05/1877 254
Cordray, Jno T. G. A. Thomas (Mrs.)(Georgia Tilley m. Ervin Thomas 01/10/1872) 04/19/1877 258
Cook, Jvison Winnie Richards 06/06/1877 259
Craig, J.D. S. Dick 09/05/1877 264
Carson, Dan Belle west 01/07/1878 271
Cole, Alex Sylvia Walker 01/08/1878 271
Cooksur, Tom Vinie Best 04/18/1878 281
Cotton, Isaac Mary Moore 03/06/1879 298
Cook, Jesse Fanny Rubin 02/08/1878 300
Clay, Henry Matilda Bryant 04/30/1879 301
Cash, Ryal Josephine taylor 12/11/1879 312
Charlton, J.C. Emma Lee 12/18/1879 314
Cook, Frank Annie Smith 01/28/1880 315
Cash, Ben Amanda Stewart 01/22/1880 320
Craddock, Andrew Lizzie Moses 12/25/1879 323
Cook, Thomas Marie Gardner 02/16/1881 351
Collins, Andrew Sallie Gordon 06/11/1881 355
Cook, James Caroline Austin 08/19/1881 358
Carter, Bennett Anna Freeman (Lic only) 09/09/1881 360
Clay, Henry Elizabeth Jones 12/15/1881 365
Clark, Calvin Etta Glass 02/09/1882 369
Craig, John Sarah Thompson 08/24/1882 376
Cooper, Robert M. Ella C. Cook 09/26/1882 379
Cook, March Emma Richards 10/11/1882 380
Coleman, William Annie Howard (Lic only) 12/20/1882 391
Craft, Orange Julia Croom 12/20/1878 288
Daudy, John R. Susan A. Wapey 10/13/1857 3
Davis, T.A. Sarah F. Cook 12/28/1865 35
Dooley, G.T. A.L. Kemp 03/11/1866 36
Duke, H. Martha S. Benton 03/13/1866 36
Dukes, Dow E. Grisbey (Mrs.) (Previous marriage not listed in Wharton County) 05/07/1866 38
Dodd, Joseph Mollie Cox 07/09/1867 42
Danniels, Samuel Sallie parker 05/15/1869 68
Delano, Oliver Ellen Cooper 05/04/1869 69
Davis, William Lucy Lundon 08/15/1869 72
Davenport, Isham Amy Cotton 07/02/1870 87
Daniels, Samuel Mary Steele 08/27/1870 89
Douglass, Jake Eliza Godsey 11/04/1871 98
Davis, M.B. Mollie Copeland 11/22/1871 99
Drumgool, A.M. Susan E.R. Baldridge 03/11/1872 106
Dancy, Orange Ruth Brackett Lic,. Issued on July 11, 1872 and certificate of marriage was recorded on July 14, 1872 without a marriage date given) 112
Davis, Arthur Elsey Thompson 07/26/1872 113
Davenport, Geo. W. Rozetta Jones 12/26/1872 128
Duncan, Gordon Alice M. Arrington 01/02/1873 130
Davenport, Jackson Chany Bease 05/23/1873 136
Davenport, Wm H. Julia Ann Hunter 11/15/1874 171
Dibrel, Charles Mary Jane Davenport 12/17/1874 175
Davis, Dock Mandy Norris 12/24/1874 175
Dunklin, W.W. Hallis M. Adkins 01/23/1875 182
Diggs, Simon Annie Hicks 12/30/1875 192
Douglass, Jack Tildy Foot 06/22/1876 200
Davis, Jesse Lucy Mitchell 08/03/1876 200
Dunn, John Daphney Flowers 12/11/1875 201
Deadrick, Thos. Phoebe Murphy (Lic Only) 06/23/1866 211
Davenport, Stephen Belle Moore 11/10/1870 225
Dawson, Soloman Philis Pillman 12/22/1870 232
Douglass, Jacob Eliza Godsey 11/04/1871 236
Dawson, Brown Flora Wheat 01/11/1877 250
Dale, Lewis Betty Hill 02/18/1877 255
Davis, Jerry Belle Short (Lic Only) 02/23/1877 256
Dale, Jno. Nancy Leftridge 03/11/1877 257
Davis, Jerry Belle Short 02/26/1877 259
Davis, Jesse Sarah George 12/28/1877 269
Davis, Riley Charlotte H. Weems 01/03/1878 270
Dean, Davy Chaney Davenport 12/26/1878 288
Davis, R.M. M.H. Cooper 03/04/1879 298
Davenport, Valentine Lou Fornby 05/15/1879 303
Davis, John Patsey Harris 08/10/1879 305
Davis, Sam Esther Thompson 04/18/1880 330

CZECH MARRIAGE RECORDS OF WHARTON COUNTY, TEXAS

1848 1899

Groom Bride Date Vol/Page
Watson, James W Lewis, Juliann Matilda 7/27/1848 A/I
Spivi, Jethro Canton, Penelope 01/01/1850 A/IX
Veazey, John W C Rowe, Sarah A L 07/01/1836 A/Q
Cage, Benjamin F. Greer, Bertha 04/06/1851 A/S
Thomas, Wyatt Riser, Julia N. 05/31/1853 A/8
Passmore, Benjamin A. Pinkard, Frances C. 05/04/1854 A/11
Shrock, Phillip M. Jolly, Cynthia 10/30/1854 A/13
Burton, Isaac Veazey, Nell 11/28/1865 A/23
Farmer, Josiah Beal, Marriah 10/20/1866 A/39
Flemings, Harvey Miles, Julia 10/13/1867 A/60
Perkins, Richard Harvey, Emily 12/27/1867 A/63
Tern, Joshaway Mercer, Eliza 11/28/1867 A/65
LaGrange, Octave Mahala, Mary 12/18/1867 A/66
Trummel, Chas Smith, Louisa 01/06/1867 A/70
Huckala, John G. Junisa, Mary Ann 03/27/1861 B/17
Hamilton, J.A. Jerscheck 10/11/1877 B/265
Procktor, Ben Kendrick, Emma 04/18/1875 B/202
Veazey, John W. Lipscomb, Mary T. 03/30/1863 B/62
Harleway, George Marshall, Harriet 01/20/1875 B/179
McNeil, W.P. Spivi, S.J. 09/28/1876 B/24
Osburn, Judge Wagner, Emaline 12/23/1870 B/234
Preuitt, E.T. Schrock, Isabella 05/30/1861 B/18
Vester, B.F. Smith, Martha N. 12/04/1868 B/54
Beethe, Wm Schultz, Sophie 05/30/1876 B/199
Habermacher, John C. Thatcher, Anna 12/23/1873 B/149
Browix, Philip Veazey, Phoebe 06/23/1866 B/212
Shrock, W.D.T. Whatley, M.A. 02/06/1868 B/45
Spevy, Neil Wheat, Pricilla 12/28/1870 B/98
Brucken, Anthony Williams, Josephine 01/03/1883 B/395
Habermacher, Thomas Adams, P.A. 08/01/1889 C/272
Boenisch, John Langer, Mary 10/21/1884 C/33
Frenzel, August Engelhard, Bertha 04/12/1890 C/314
Ewart, Wilbur J. Schultz, Benie K. 04/02/1890 C/313
Habermacher, Thomas L. Henderson, Bessie 03/01/1888 C/194
Edwards, William Hanival, Mary 04/10/1890 C/314
Wygal, J.B. Henry, Annie 01/06/1891 C/352
Stredrick, Elisa Jackson, Lizzie 12/24/1888 C/243
Donnica, F.A. Kleas, Louisa 11/18/1883 C/3
Batterton, Henry S. Lackey, Lillie 09/14/1887 C/167
Merriwether, V.H. Schultz, Benie K. 05/22/1885 C/62
Graffuereil,Willis Meadows, Mary Jane 12/04/1884 C/39
Wardell, Geo Nolan, Sarah 11/17/1888 C/230
Francis, William Raman, Viney 12/13/1890 C/341
Preston, Gale Swagelin, Harriet 01/24/1884 C/15
Klien, F.A. Thrall, Inez C. 06/30/1886 C/112
Fennel, Stephen Toldum, Mary 10/18/1886 C/121
Stratic, Philip Amey, Elva 12/23/1891 D/24
Benthall, A.W. Zernial, Cecle 10/06/1891 D/9
Benthall, L.L. Zernial, Mattie 10/06/1891 D/9
Brossman, Joe Becket, Anna K. 11/06/1895 D/162
Sykora, Adolph Brandl, Mary 01/11/1897 D/361
Proctor, Ben Brandley, Fannie 10/22/1897 D/433
Brandl, Frank Sklar, Mary 01/17/1898 D/472
Votaw, Lorenzo D. Blair, Mary R. 11/22/1893 D/129
Natho, Gus Brunes, Augusta 01/16/1896 D/279
Coleman, Fee Bozier, Martha 03/01/1898 D/484
Steinek, Jas Ball, Ella 11/26/1898 D/538
Embree, Elisha Davat, Emma 12/27/1873 D/142
Polak, Anton Dvorak, Franciska 01/02/1895 D/208
Seiffert, Fred Demming, Wilhelmine P. 12/22/1895 D/258
Jocketz, Paul Dybala, Frances 11/13/1898 D/534
Kahn, Albert Ermond, Catherine 04/13/1898 D/493
Easley, O. Roecker, Amalie 11/02/1898 D/532
Jurischka, William Friesen, Lizzie 04/06/1898 D/491
Faetcher, Otto Zahn, Helena 07/29/1898 D/513
Gurecky, Frank Vacek, Theresa 09/16/1897 D/424
Somer, Antone Halla, Mary 12/14/1895 D/263
Lucko, Wm F. Heiman, Hattie 10/08/1897 D/431
Sanco, Frank Jones, Lutie 08/01/1894 D/174
Janacek, Anton Mazoch, Annie 12/08/1897 D/453
Kubena, Ben Wygrarys, Karoline 09/09/1892 D/49
Kraeman, Ernest Vavra, Agnes 03/12/1894 D/154
Kubecka, Willie Brenk, Mary 05/02/1894 D/158
Keprta, Charlie Orsak, Anna 11/15/1898 D/533
Flucko, Henry Teske, Emilia 12/04/1894 D/196
Mason, Milton Dupree, Mary Ann 12/28/1892 D/78
Hanany, Mike Mennasa, Sallie 12/14/1895 D/263
Nelson, Joseph Minor, Annie 01/26/1898 D/480
Stansbury, J. Pettus McCamely, Rosa 11/17/1897 D/442
Wilbeck, Martin Otta, Annie 02/12/1897 D/374
Hawsman, Louis Piene, Ophelia R. 01/23/1893 D/85
Pradker, August Sekera, Aloisie 09/27/1897 D/428
Senkel, C.D. Pietzsch, Annie 01/14/1897 D/364
Raymetz, John O. Schondin, Britta 10/19/1894 D/185
Streddick, Calvin Robertson, Carolina 06/03/1897 D/408
Urbanec, A. Toman, Mary 01/16/1894 D/148
Blinka, Joseph Fank, Josephine - E/60
Holicek, John Bispalic, Eva - E/55
Bacek, Louis Sumberh - E/328
Butchart, N. Kriegel, Meta - E/411
Janik, Frank J. Beran, Julia - E/230
Socha, Joe Bilek, Tillie - E/246
Macek, Joe Babica, Annie - E/254
Kubelka, John Bohacik, Marie - E/336
Slizensky, Frank Burschill, Mary - E/421
Orsak, John Bacek, Agene - E/438
Bacak, Rudolph Kruppa, Agnes - E/546
Matura, Franz Peter, Eva 01/23/1899 E/12
Vocetick, Paul Bloorich, Louisa 01/31/1899 E/19
Stepan,Peter Kahanek,Elizabeth 05/20/1899 E/39
Knebel, Henry Lawyer, Thelka 07/29/1899 E/45
Holicek, John Bespalec, Eva 09/21/1899 E/55
Stavinoha, Frank Veaclovsky, Adelina 11/07/1899 E/59
Blinka, Joseph Fanek, Josephine 10/31/1899 E/60
Peter, Nikulas Kubat, Anna 11/25/1899 E/62
Kaach, Henry Teske, Mary E. 12/26/1899 E/97


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