Marriage License for Newel Knight and Lydia Goldthwaite, 25 November 1835
Marriage License, for and , Geauga Co., OH, 25 Nov. 1835; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; one page; Geauga Co., OH, Common Please Court Marriage Licenses, 1835–1836, CHL. Includes endorsement.
JS, Journal, 24 Nov. 1835; Geauga Co., OH, Probate Court, Marriage Records, 1833–1841, 24 Nov. 1835, microfilm 873,464, U.S. and Canada Record Collection, FHL; see also Bradshaw, “Joseph Smith’s Performance of Marriages in Ohio,” 51n24.
JSP, J1 / Jessee, Dean C., Mark Ashurst-McGee, and Richard L. Jensen, eds. Journals, Volume 1: 1832–1839. Vol. 1 of the Journals series of The Joseph Smith Papers, edited by Dean C. Jessee, Ronald K. Esplin, and Richard Lyman Bushman. Salt Lake City: Church Historian’s Press, 2008.
PERMISSION IS HEREBY GIVEN TO & Of the County of aforesaid, to be joined together in the bands of MATRIMONY; and any Minister of the Gospel, resident in the State of aforesaid, who has a license from any of the Courts of Common Pleas within said , in conformity to the provisions of an act, entitled “An act to regulate Marriages”; or any Justice of the Peace in said , who has been duly commissioned and sworn, is hereby authorised to solemnize the marriage contract between the parties aforesaid.
GIVEN from under my hand, and the seal of my office, at the town of , in said , the 25th. day of November Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five
TEXT: To the left of this paragraph is an embossed seal with the following text proceeding around the outside in a clockwise direction: “COMMON PLEAS OF THE COUNTY OF GEAUGA”. The center of the seal is a sun peering over mountains or clouds with sheaves of bundled grain or grass below.