Funston – Nowack Marriage (1893)

Joseph Funston & Mary Nowack Marriage
Transcribed by Alex J. Conrad from microfilm

Jos. T. Funston and Mary Nowack
Affidavit of Applicant for Marriage License
State of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia County

Personally appeared Joseph Thomas Funston who hereby requests the Clerk of the Orphans’ Court, for the said County, to issue a license for the marriage of himself to Mary Nowack and who, being duly sworn according to law, doth depose and say : 
that he was born in Phila., on the 17th day of November A.D. 1847;
that he resides at no. 2314 Hope St., Phila.;
that he is by occupation boxmaker;
that he is not related by blood or marriage to the person whom he desires to marry;
that he has been once married before, and the marriage was dissolved by death – 7 years ago in Phila.
that Mary Nowack whom he is about to marry, was born in Maryland on the —– day of (age 30 years) A.D. 1862;
that she resides at no. 2320 Hope St., Phila, is by occupation none;
that she has been once married before, and marriage was dissolved by death – Dec 25 1891 in Phila.;
that he knows of no reason why the said marriage may not be lawfully made
[Signed Joseph T. Funston]
Sworn and subscribed before me, this 14th day of January A.D. 1893 [signature of clerk]

No. 57311
I, David H. Lovejoy, a clergyman of the P.E. Church, hereby certify that on the fourteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and ninety three at Philadelphia Joseph Thomas Funston and Mrs. Mary Helene (Kessler) Nowack were by me united in marriage, in accordance with the License issued by the Clerk of the Orphans’ Court of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, numbered 57311.
[signed David H. Lovejoy]

Citation for this post:
Conrad, Alex J. “Funston – Nowack Marriage (1893).” Alex’s Family History Blog (15 May 2013). .

Original Source Citation:
Clerk of the Orphans’ Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage licenses no. 57008-57599 1893, FHL Film no. 1299892: license 57311.


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