28 September 2011

Daniel C. Fenn and Jane E. Poor-Wedding Wednesday

Source:  "Washtenaw Marriage Certificates, v. 1, 1835-1851," p 276.  Marriage Record,
Family Search (www.familysearch.org : accessed 9 August 2011), Image 167 of 313

This certifies that Daniel C. Fenn aged twenty two
years of Sylvan County of Washtenaw, in the state
of Michigan and Jane E. Poor aged sixteen years
of the town of Sylvan County and State aforesaid
were joined together in Holy Matrimony on this
4th day of March A.D. 1846 by me.

Horace A. Smith
Justice of the Peace

In presence of Samuel D. Breed
Martha J. Smith

This marriage record is for my great-great grandfather, Daniel C. Fenn and his first wife, Jane E. Poor.
Daniel C. Fenn and Jane E. Poor were married on 4 March 1846.  Jane died 12 April 1848, at the young age of 18.  Daniel then married Jane's older sister, Elizabeth Ann Poor.  I find it interesting that I have found the marriage record for his first marriage in 1846, but I am unable to find his second marriage record.  I have estimated his marriage to Elizabeth Poor as between 12 April 1848 (Jane's death date) and 19 Nov 1850 (when first son, Zalton, is born).  I guess their marriage record is just waiting to be found.

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