MARRIAGE RECORDS BY JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
TOWNSHIP OF TYRONE,
KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN

These marriage records were found in the Tyrone Township office located in Kent City, Michigan. They are in very old books, some of the earliest records of this Township. The marriage records are mixed in with other court records of the Justices of the Peace in several different books.

Compiled by:
Dale and Claudette Darling

Typing by:
Julie Kalinowski

July 25, 2002

    Included along with the records, are the Index to Bridegrooms Names, Index to Brides Names and Index to Witnesses.
    The records mainly are from 1867 through 1885 and then in the 1890's and early 1900's and then two marriages in 1929 and 1931.

BRIDEGROOM INDEX

Abel, Lant 16
Adel, Lewis 16
Afton, John 16 
Armstrong, Benjamin H. 7 
Armstrong, Oliver 10 
Birch, Walter W. 11 
Blackler, John 6 
Brooks, George 5 
Brott, Washington 4 
Brown, Jay T. 16 
Buzzard, George 12 
Cahill, Edward 1 
Chapin, George E. 16 
Chase, Joseph L. 16 
Christie, Irvin 2 
Clark, Fred A. 6 
Comstock, Charles 1 
Connoly, Isaac 13 
Cook, Sylvester 14 
Cooper, Clyde 16 
Cory, Franklin 9 
Culp, Elmer G. 14 
Eastman, Mark 11 
Eastman, William M. 7
Emmory, Nathan Woodward 6
Frank, Charles L. 8
Geesey, Peter 10
Greenwood, Samuel 1
Harris, Lentis 8
Hickman, Archibald 2
Houtlin (Hoatlin), Frank 15
Hollis, Charles 5
Hunsburg, M. J. 2
Kies, L. D. 16
Lesism, Charles A. 1
Lynch, Henry M. 16
McTamany, John 3
Marker, Jacob W. 16
Merritt, Otto 16
Niel, Charles 3
Reamen (Reamin?), David 4
Rexford, Spencer 9
Ritchley, Jerry W. 13
Ross, Alexander 2
Scott, Frank A. 16
Shears, Almond 16
Simons, Beniah 3
Sprague, George F. 15
Stennett, James 5
Stone, Nelson 2
Stuttard, Henry 2
Thornburg, Tewmsie 7
Wall, L—ga? 16
Warren, George 3
Wellman, Charlie 16
Whittmore, James 3
Wilkins, Francis C. 3
Wood, John 1
Wylie, Charles A. 4
Wyman, James 12
Zufelt (?), Edward 16

BRIDE INDEX

 

Ables, Emma 2

Armstrong, Mary Ann 7

Baker, Julia 8

Bartlett, Ellen 2

Beason, Hulda 16

Beauchamp, Frances Mary 11

Bellfield, Ann B. 15

Blodget, Myrtie 16

Brown, Jemima A. 1

Clarkner, Rosa 3

Colby, Laura A. 4

Covey, Elizabeth 2

Crain, Eva 12

Daniels, Eliza 3

Delk, Eva 6

Ego, Mabel 16

Foeklar, Matilda 1

Frank, Hattie E. 7

Golding, Maggie 6

Halsted, Sophronia 6

Hawley, Rosetta M. 10

Helsett, Polly 1

Hibbs, Amy 16

Holben, Clara E. 16

Holben, Sarah C. 9

House, Ella A. 13

House, Ettie 14

Ipes, Catharine 3

Keller, Etta C. 8

Lewis, Clara E. 16

Lifer, Virginia 16

Lovell, Della 16

Lutz, Lizzie 11

McCullick, Ida 16

Miller, Catharine 3

Miller, Minerva 3

Misner, Ann 3

Molton (Motton?), Elysa J. 2

Murray, Ida 16

Nelson (Nilson?), Pearl 16

Nestle, Betsey A. 1

Pike, Rosetta C. 10

Pioss, Carrie Mabell 7

Rarieh, Emma 2

Rexford, Esther 4

Robinson, Bertha 16

Rosenberger, Mollie Elizabeth 5

Round, Tella 14

Rusco, S. Jennie 4

Sackett, Minerva 3

Shaw, Mary A. 13

Simons, Emma 5

Steele, Elizabeth 2

Sulte, Linna C. 1

Sweet, Ann 3

Taylor, Sophronia 6

Thatcher, Emmie E. 15

Traxler, Rebeca 2

Whitzel, Nora 16

Widener, Louiza 12

Wood, Ida 9

Wood, Nancy 16

Wood, Violet B. 16

Woodruff, Minnie 16

Yongblood, Elisabeth 2

WITNESSES INDEX

 

Anway, Ira 3, 5

Balcom, John M. 10

Barrett, Henry J. 4

Bennett, John 13

Bewon, John 2

Bickford, Elmira 9

Bickford, Eugene 9

Boyd, John 11, 15

Brown, Steven 1

Chubbuck, Antoinette 7

Chubbuck, Sarah H. 7, 11, 12

Churchell, Hartwell 4

Cilley, Elbridge G. 4

Clark, Arunah S. 6

Clark, Lyman 1

Clute, Chapin 6

Culp, Elmer S. 13

Eastman, Hattie E. 8

Eastman, William M. 8

Fox, Luce C. 11

Fox, Margaret A. 12

Fox, Sylvestor 11

Golding, Charles 6

Golding, Emeretta 6

Haines, Samuel 8

Haines, Sarah A. 8

Herendeen, George 6

Hickman, Archibald 10

Hoag, Alburt 2, 3

Hoag, Charley 2

Hoag, E. J. 2

Hoag, Eliza P. 2

Hoag, Lyman 1

Hoag, Victoria E. 2

Holben, Benjamin 7

Holben, Jacob 7, 9

Holben, Leah 9

Houttin (Hoatlin?), Charles 15

Ives, Sadie 12

Jackson, Albert 5

Jackson, Harlow 5

Jones, B. F. 14

Jones, R. F. 14

Leonard, Ebenezer 10

Leonard, Ezra 10

Loop, E. D. 6

McDougle, James 2

Markes, Jacob 1

Metammany, John 3

Moshier, Emet A. 1

Moshier, Esther R. 1

Nestel, William 1

Pangborn, Norman 3

Perkins, Andy 2

Pickard, Franklin 14

Pickard, Martha 14

Rexford, Amos 4

Rexford, Daniel 4

Rexford, David 4

Robison, Josiah N. 1

Rosenberger, Daniel 3, 5

Rossen, Mary A. 12

Simons, Rachael 3

Smith, James 2

Starks, Charley 3

Starks, Ellen 3

Symons, Wm. 3

Tammany, Michael 1

Topping, Charles 1

Town, Abbie 5

Town, Harvy 5

Twiss, Delia 7

Twiss, Loren 7

Wilkins, C. F. 2

Wilkins, Charity 2

Wilson, Wm. R. 3

Wing, C. W. 15

Wing, Henrietta 15

 

STATE OF MICHIGAN

COUNTY OF KENT

TOWNSHIP OF TYRONE

MARRIAGE RECORDS, 1867 -

 

John Wood of Tyrone, age twenty-three, color white. Birthplace Three Rivers, Lower Canada. Farmer. Name of bride, Matilda Foeklar, age sixteen, color white. Birthplace Miami Co., Ohio. The parties above-named were joined in matrimony at Tyrone by me this 20th day October, AD 1867, in presence of Micheal Tammany of Tyrone and Jacob Markes of Tyrone.

Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated at Tyrone October the 20, AD 1867

Edward Cahill of Layton (Leighton), Alagan (Allegan) Co. Age 21 years, color white. Birthplace irland (Ireland). Occupation farmer. Betsy A. Nestle of Tyrone, age 15, color white. Birthplace Stuben (Steuben) Co., NY. The parties above-named were joined in matrimony at Tyrone by me this 31 day of January 1869. Witness—William Nestel. Witness—Josiah N. Robison.

Signed L. V. Hoag, J.P. Dated 31 dy January 1869.

 

Charles A. Lesism of Tyrone, Kent County, age 33 years, color white. Birthplace Ontario Co., NY. Occupation farmer. Jemima A. Brown of Tyrone, age 41, color white. Birthplace Yates Co., NY. The parties above-named were joined in matrimony at Tyrone by me this 27 day April, 1870. Witnesses: Lyman Hoag, Steven Brown.

Signed L. V. Hoag, J.P. Dated 27 day April 1870.

 

Charles Comstock of Tyrone, age twenty-one, color white. Birthplace Lenawee Co., Michigan. Occupation farmer. Name of bride Linna C. Sulte, age seventeen, color white. Birthplace Lucas Co., Ohio. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at the house of Lyman Clark by me in Tyrone this 15 day of May in presence of Charles Topping and Lyman Clark of Tyrone.

L. V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated at Tyrone May 15, AD 1870.

 

Samuel Greenwood of Algoma, age forty-one, color white. Birthplace London, ingland (England). Occupation farmer. Name of bride Polly Helsett, age forty-one, color white. Birthplace Wheatfield, Penn. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at the residence of the bride by me in Algoma the 8 day of June in presence of Emet A. Moshier, Esther R. Moshier, Algoma.

L. W. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated Tyrone June 8, AD 1870

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Archabld (Archibald) Hickman of the State of Michigan and Co. of Kent of Tyrone, age 26, color white. Birthplace Jefferson, Green Co., Penn. Occupation farmer. Name of bride Ellen Bartlett, age 16, color white. Birth Ionia Co., Mich. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone by me in Tyrone the 28 of April in presence John Bewon and James Smith of Tyrone.

L. V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated Tyrone April 28, 1871

 

Nelson Stone of Tyrone, age forty-seven, color white, birthplace Chenango Co., NY. Occupation farmer. Bride Elizabeth Covey, maiden name Elizabeth Steele, age forty-four, color white. Birthplace Monroe Co., NY. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone the 16 July in presence of Andy Perkins and E. J. Hoag of Tyrone.

L. V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated at Tyrone July 16, 1871.

 

Henry Stuttard of Sparta, age thirty-two, color white. Birthplace Lancastershier, England. Occupation carpenter. Bride Emma Rarieh, maiden name Emma Ables, age twenty-one, color white. Birthplace Erie Co., Penn. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone the 23 day of July in presence of E. J. Hoag and Charley Hoag of Tyrone.

L. V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated Tyrone, July 23, 1871.

 

Alexander Ross of Algoma, age twenty-five, color white, birthplace irland (Ireland), occupation farmer. Bride Elisabeth Yongblood, age twenty-four, color white, birthplace Alaganee (Allegany) Co., NY. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone the 15 day of Oct. in presence of Alburt Hoag and James McDougle of Tyrone.

L. V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated Tyrone Oct. 15, 1871.

 

M. J. Hunsburg of Sparta, age thirty-six, color white, birthplace Otsego Co., NY, occupation farmer. Bride Elysa J. Molton (Motton?), age eighteen, color white. Birthplace Onondaga Co., NY. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Sparty (Sparta) the 21 day of July in presence of C. F. Wilkins and Charity Wilkins of Sparta.

L. V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated Tyrone July 21, 1872.

 

Irvin Christie of Algoma, age 21, color white, birthplace Mahoning Co., Ohio, occupation farmer. Bride Rebeca Traxler, age 17, color white. Birthplace Chatham, C.W. (Canada West). The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone August 24th in presence of Victoria E. Hoag of Tyrone and Eliza P. Hoag of Tyrone.

Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace. Dated Tyrone, Aug. 24, 1873.

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Beniah Simons of Algoma, age 25, color white. Birthplace Levisa (Louisa?) Co., Iowa. Occupation farmer. Bride Ann Sweet of Algoma, maiden name Ann Misner, age 30 years, color white. Birthplace Wheatfield, Pennsylvania. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Algoma Oct 18th, 1873 in presence of John Metammany of Tyrone and Rachael Simons of Algoma.

Dated Tyrone Oct. 18th, 1873. Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace.

 

Charles Niel of Solon, age 22 years, color white, birthplace Stuben (Steuben) Co., NY. Occupation farmer. Bride Rosa Clarkner of Solon, age 19 years, color white, birthplace Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone January 18th, 1874 in presence of Charley Starks of Solon and Ellen Starks of Solon.

Dated Tyrone, January 18, 1874. Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace.

 

James Whittmore of Solon, age 56, color white, birthplace Winebago (?) Co., Connecticut, occupation farmer. Bride Catharine Miller, age 20 years, color white, birthplace Kent Co., Michigan. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone May 13th, 1875 in presence of Norman Pangborn and Wm. Symons of Tyrone. The above-named James Whittmore was sworn and swore he had no wife and there was no reason why he could not be married to Catharine Miller.

Dated Tyrone May 13, 1875. Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace.

 

Francis C. Wilkins of Tyrone, age 38 years, color white, birthplace Onondaga Co., NY. Occupation farmer. Bride Minerva Miller, maiden name Minerva Sackett, age 40 years, color white, birthplace Carleton, NY. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone May 15th, 1875 in presence of Wm. R. Wilson and Albert B. Hoag, both of Tyrone. The above-named parties swore to their right of marriage.

Dated Tyrone, May 15, 1875. Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace.

 

John McTamany of Tyrone, age 40 years, color white, birthplace Londendairy (Londonderry), Ireland, occupation farmer. Bride Catharine Ipes, age 20 years, color white, birthplace Ohio. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone May 15th, 1875 in presence of Wm. R. Wilson and Albert B. Hoag both of Tyrone. The above-named parties swore to their right of marriage.

Dated Tyrone May 15, 1875. Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace.

 

George Warren of Tyrone, age 22, color white, birthplace Pt. Sarnia, Canada, occupation farmer. Bride Eliza Daniels, age 18, color white, birthplace Wisconsin. The above-named parties were joined in matrimony at Tyrone May 7th, 1876 in presence of Ira Anway and Daniel Rosenberger, both of Tyrone.

Dated Tyrone, May 7, 1876. Lyman V. Hoag, Justice of the Peace.

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I certify that on the 17th day of September A.D. 1876 at the Township of Tyrone in the County aforesaid, I, Ammon Fox, J.P. joined in marriage Charles A. Wylie of Kent County in the State of Michigan, aged 23 years, born in Kent County, State of Michigan, color white, occupation a farmer, and, S. Jennie Rusco of Kent County, State of Michigan aged 18 years, color white, born in Schuyler Co., in the State of New York; that the parties then and there did solemnly declare that they took each other as—Husband and Wife—and that there were present as witnesses Henry J. Barrett of Tyrone, Kent County, and Elbridge G. Cilley of Tyrone, Kent County.

Dated at Tyrone this 17 day of September A.D. 1876.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace.

 

Full name of Bridegroom: David Reamen (Reamin?)
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Michigan
Age at last birthday: 26 years
Color of Bridegroom: White
Birthplace: Canada West, Waterloo Co.
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Esther Rexford
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: 19 years
Color: White
Birthplace: Steuben Co., NY

The parties above-named were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone Township, Kent County in the presence of: Daniel Rexford of Tyrone, Kent County, and David Rexford of Tyrone, Kent County, this 13th day of October A.D. 1876.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace.

 

Full name of Bridegroom: Washington Brott
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Michigan
Age at last birthday: 30 years
Color of Bridegroom: white
Birthplace: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Laura A. Colby
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: 19 years
Color of Bride: white
Birthplace: Somerset County, Maine

The parties above-named were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone Township, Kent County, in the presence of Amos Rexford of Tyrone, Kent County, and, Hartwell Churchell, Tyrone, Kent County, this 21st day March A.D. 1877.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace.

 

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Full name of Bridegroom: James Stennett
Residence at the time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: 40 years
Color of Bridegroom: White
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: (left blank)
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: (left blank)
Color of Bride: White
Birthplace: (left blank)

The parties above-named were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone, Kent County, State of Michigan in the presence of Albert Jackson of Tyrone, Kent County, and Harlow Jackson of Tyrone, Kent County, this 18th day of August A.D. 1877.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace.

 

On this Eleventh day of February A.D. 1878 the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Algoma, Kent County:

Full name of Bridegroom: Charles Hollis
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: Twenty-one years
Birthplace: Howel (Howell), Michigan
Occupation: Laborer

Full name of Bride: Emma Simons
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of marriage: Algoma, Kent Co.
Age at last birthday: Sixteen years
Birthplace: Cass County, Michigan

The witnesses to this marriage were: Harvy Town of Algoma, Kent County and Abbie Town of Algoma, Kent County.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

 

This is to certify that the following persons were joined in matrimony:

Bridegroom: George Brooks, color white, Residence York, Steuben Co., Indiana, age twenty-four, birthplace York, Steuben Co., Indiana, occupation farmer.

Name of Bride: Mollie Elizabeth Rosenberger, color white, Residence Tyrone, Kent Co., Michigan, age eighteen, birthplace Fremont, Steuben Co., Indiana.

Witnesses: Daniel Rosenberger, Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich., and Ira Anway, Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich. Dated this 14 day of February 1878.

M. G. Chubbuck, Justice of the Peace

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On this 18th day of August A.D. 1878 the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at the township of Tyrone in Kent County:

Full name of Bridegroom: John Blackler
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: 68 years
Birthplace: Bridford, Devonshire, England
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Sophronia Halsted
Maiden name: Sophronia Taylor
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: 54 years
Birthplace: Delaware County, State of New York

Witnesses to this marriage were: George Herendeen of Tyrone, Kent Co., and Chapin Clute of Tyrone, Kent Co.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

 

On this 2nd day of March A.D. 1879 the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Kent City in Kent County:

Full name of Bridegroom: Fred A. Clark
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: 22 years
Birthplace: Kent County, State of Michigan
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Eva Delk
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: 15 years
Birthplace: Marion County, Indiana

The witnesses to this marriage were: Arunah S. Clark of Kent County, Mich., and E. D. Loop of Kent County, Mich.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace.

 

This is to certify that the following persons were joined in matrimony at C. Golding’s house in Tyrone, Kent Co., Michigan: Nathan Woodward Emmory; color white; residence at time—Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.; age Twenty-five; Birthplace Brighton, Canada; occupation farmer. Bride: Maggie Golding; color white; residence at time—Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.; age Fifteen; Birthplace Hinkley, Medina Co., Ohio. Witnesses: Charles Golding and Emeretta Golding of Tyrone, Kent Co. Dated June 14, 1879.

M. G. Chubbuck, Justice of the Peace

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On this Fifth day of July 1879 the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at my office in Tyrone, Kent County, State of Michigan:

Full name of Bridegroom: Tewmsie Thornburg
Color: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co.
Age at last birthday: Twenty-eight
Birthplace: Adams Co., Indiana
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Carrie Mabell Pioss
Color: White
Residence at time of marriage: Kent Co., Mich.
Age at last birthday: Seventeen
Birthplace: Kent Co., Michigan

The witnesses to this marriage were: Loren Twiss and Delia Twiss

H. G. Chubbuck, Justice of the Peace

 

On the 13th day of January A.D. 1880 the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at the township of Tyrone in Kent County, State of Michigan:

Full name of Bridegroom: William M. Eastman
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: 22 years
Birthplace: Canada West, Lambton Co.
Occupation: farmer

Full name of Bride: Hattie E. Frank
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: 17 years
Birthplace: Somerset County, Ohio

The witnesses to this marriage were Jacob Holben and Benjamin Holben of Tyrone, Kent Co., Michigan.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

 

On this fifteenth day of February 1880, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at my house in Tyrone, Kent Co., Mich.: Full name of Bridegroom: Benjaman H. Armstrong; color white; Residence at time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent Co.; age at last birthday: twenty; Birthplace: St. Mary’s, Canada; Occupation: mill sawyer. Brides name: MaryAnn Armstrong; color white; Residence at time: Tyrone, Kent Co.; Age at last birthday: sixteen; Birthplace: Tyrone, Kent Co., Michigan. Witnesses: Sarah H. Chubbuck and Antoinette Chubbuck.

H. G. Chubbuck, Justice of the Peace

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On the 24th day of August 1880, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at the township Tyrone in Kent County, State of Michigan.

Full name of Bridegroom: Charles L. Frank
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at the time of Marriage: Tyrone Kent County
Age at last birthday: Twenty-two years
Birthplace: Stark County, OH
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Etta C. Keller
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone Kent County
Age at last birthday: Eighteen years
Birthplace: Indiana County, PA

The witnesses to this marriage were William M. Eastman of Kent County, Michigan and Hattie E. Eastman of Kent County, Michigan.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

 

On the 16th day of September 1880, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at the township of Tyrone in Kent County.

Full name of Bridegroom: Lentis Harris
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Muskegon County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Forty-eight years
Birthplace: Canada West, Elgin County
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Julia Baker
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Muskegon County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Twenty-five years
Birthplace: Ottawa County, Michigan

The witnesses to this marriage were Samuel Haines of Kent County, Michigan and Sarah A. Haines of Kent County, Michigan.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

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On the 12th day of December, 1880, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at the township of Tyrone in Kent County, State of Michigan.

Full name of Bridegroom: Franklin Cory
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at the time of Marriage: Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Thirty-one years
Birthplace: Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Occupation: Vendor of Sewing Machines

Full name of Bride: Sarah C. Holben
Color of Bride: White
Residence at the time of marriage: Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Nineteen years
Birthplace: Stark County, OH

The witnesses to this marriage were Jacob Holben of Kent County, Michigan and Leah Holben of Kent County, Michigan.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

 

On the 24th day of December, 1880, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone in Kent County, State of Michigan.

Full name of Bridegroom: Spencer Rexford
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: Thirty-four years
Birthplace: Steuben County, NY
Occupation: Laborer

Full name of Bride: Ida Wood
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Alpine, Kent County
Age of last birthday: Seventeen years
Birthplace: Chatauqua County, NY

The witnesses to this marriage were Eugene Bickford, of Kent County, Michigan and Elmira Bickford, of Kent County, Michigan.

Ammon Fox, Magistrate

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On the 11th day of Febuary, 1881, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Sparta Center, Kent County, State of Michigan.

Full name of Bridegroom: Oliver Armstrong
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: Thirty-seven years
Birthplace: Franklin County, NY
Occupation: Laborer

Full name of Bride: Rosetta C. Pike
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: Twenty-two years
Birthplace: Lapeer County, Michigan

The witnesses to this marriage were John M. Balcom, of Kent County, Michigan and Archibald Hickman, of Kent County, Michigan.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

 

On the 5th day of March, 1881, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone in Kent County.

Full name of Bridegroom: Peter Geesey
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Casnovia, Muskegon County
Age at last birthday: Thirty years
Birthplace: Randolph County, IN
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Rosetta M. Hawley
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: Seventeen years
Birthplace: Midland County, Michigan

The witnesses to this marriage were Ebenezer Leonard, of Casnovia, Muskegon County and Ezra M. Leonard, of Casnovia, Muskegon County.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

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On the 13th day of March, 1881, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Kent City, Kent County, Michigan.

Full name of Bridegroom: Mark Eastman
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Saginaw County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Twenty-seven years
Birthplace: Canada West, Oxford County
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Lizzie Lutz
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age at last birthday: Nineteen years
Birthplace: Monroe County, NY

The witnesses to this marriage were Sylvester W. Fox of Tyrone, Kent County and Luce C. Fox of Tyrone, Kent County.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

On the 16th day of March, 1881, were joined in holy matrimony the following named persons at my house in said township.

Name of Bridegroom: Walter W. Birch
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County
Age: Twenty-six years
Color: White
Birthplace: Owego, Tioga Co., NY
Occupation: Miller

Full name of Bride: Frances Mary Beauchamp
Residence at time of Marriage: Edgerton, Algoma, Kent County
Age: Twenty
Color: White
Birthplace: Ada, Kent County, Michigan

The parties above named were joined in matrimony at Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan by me this 16th day of March 1881, in presence of John Boyd of Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan, and Sarah Chubbuck of Tyrone, Kent Co., Michigan.

H.G. Chubbuck, Justice of the Peace

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On the 5th day of June, 1881, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone, Kent County.

Full name of Bridegroom: James Wyman
Color of Bridegroom: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Cedar Springs, Kent County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Twenty-seven years
Birthplace: Kenebeck (Kennebec) County, Maine
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Eva Crain
Color of Bride: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Cedar Springs, Kent County Michigan
Age at last birthday: Seventeen years
Birthplace: Montcalm County, Michigan

The witnesses to this marriage were Margaret A. Fox of Tyrone, Kent County and Mary A. Rossen of Tyrone, Kent County.

Ammon Fox, Justice of the Peace

On this 26th day of June, 1881, the following named persons were joined in matrimony by me at my house in Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan.

Full name of Bridegroom: George Buzzard
Color: White
Residence at the time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Twenty-six
Birthplace: Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Louiza Widener
Color: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan
Age at last birthday: Nineteen
Birthplace: Stark County, OH

Witnesses to marriage were Sadie Ives of Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan and Sarah Chubbuck of Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan.

H.G. Chubbuck, Justice of the Peace

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On this 21st day of May, 1882, the following persons were joined together in matrimony

Name of Bridegroom: Jerry W. Ritchley
Residence: Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan
Age: Thirty-eight
Color: White
Birthplace: Canada West
Occupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Mary A. Shaw
Age: Twenty-three
Color: White
Birthplace: Madina (Medina) County, OH
Residence: Nuaygo (Newaygo) County, Michigan

Hiram Carr, Justice of the Peace

Full name of the Bridegroom: Isaac Connoly
Residence at time of marriage: Muskegon, Michigan
Age: Twenty-six
Color: white
Birthplace: Illinois
Occupation: Machinist

Full name of Bride: Ella A. House
Age: Twenty
Color: White
Birthplace: Livingston County, Michigan

Be it remembered that on the 2nd day of July, 1882, the above-named persons were joined marriage by me one of the Justices of the Peace of the Township of Tyrone at the residence of John Bennett in said county that before the said marriage I examined the Isaac Connoly on oath administered by me touching the legality of this proposed marriage and that I was satisfied from such examination that there was no legal impediment to the same and that said marriage took place in the presence of John Bennett and Elmer S. Culp who were witnesses there of and who reside said Tyrone Township dated this 2nd day of July, 1882.

Hiram Carr, Justice of the Peace

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Full name of the Bridegroom: Sylvester Cook
Residence at the time of Marriage: Dora, Michigan
Age: Twenty-six
Color: White
Birthplace: Logan County, OHOccupation: Farmer

Full name of Bride: Tella Round
Residence at the time of Marriage: Tyrone, Michigan
Age: Sixteen
Color: White
Birthplace: Tyrone, Kent County Michigan

The above-named were joined in matrimony at the residence of B.F. Jones in Tyrone Township in said county by me one of the Justices of Peace in and for said county. Said marriage took place in the presence of B. F. Jones and R. F. Jones who reside in Tyrone Township. That before said marriage I examined the said Sylvester Cook on oath administered by me touching the legality of their proposed marriage and that I was satisfied that there was no legal impediment to the same. Dated this 7th day of January, 1883.

Hiram Carr, Justice of the Peace

On this 22nd day of February 1884, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone, Kent County Michigan.

Full name of Bridegroom: Elmer G. Culp
Color: White
Residence: Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan
Age: Twenty-one
Birthplace: Newaygo County, Michigan
Occupation: Farmer

Name of Bride: Ettie G. House
Color: White
Residence: Tyrone, Michigan
Age: Nineteen
Birthplace: Livingston County, Michigan

The witnesses to this marriage were Franklin Pickard of Tyrone, Michigan, and Martha Pickard of Tyrone, Michigan.

Hiram Carr, Justice of the Peace

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On this 31st day of December, 1884, the following named parties were joined in matrimony by me at Tyrone Township, Kent County Michigan..

Full name of Bridegroom: George F. Sprague
Color: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan
Age: Twenty
Birthplace: Kent County, Michigan
Occupation: Clerk

Full name of Bride: Emmie E. Thatcher
Color: White
Residence at time of Marriage: Muskegon County, Michigan
Age: Eighteen
Birthplace: Will County, Illinois

Witnesses were C. W. Wing of Kent County, Michigan and Henrietta Wing of Kent County, Michigan.

Hiram Carr, Justice of the Peace

Be it remembered that on the 15th day of March 1885, the following named persons were joined in marriage by me one of the Justices of the Peace of the township of Tyrone in said county at the residence of John Boyd in said county to wit: Frank Houttin (Hoatlin) a white person aged Twenty-one years a resident of Kent county, Michigan whose place of birth was Battlecreek, Michigan and whose occupation is that of a farmer and Ann B. Bellfield also a white person aged seventeen years a resident of Kent County, Michigan whose place of birth was Muskegon County, Michigan. That before said marriage I examined the said Frank Houttin (Hoatlin) on oath administered by me touching the legality of their proposed marriage and that I was satisfied from such examination that there was no legal impediment to the same and that the said marriage took place in the presence of John Boyd of Kent County, Michigan and Charles Houttin (Hoatlin) of Muskegon County, Michigan who were witnesses there of. Dated this 15th day of March, 1885.

Hiram Carr, Justice of the Peace

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Marriages performed by Hugh J. Kelly, Justice of the Peace:

George E. Chapin and Miss Clara E. Lewis; August 8, 1892

L.D. Kies and Miss Violet B. Wood; June 13, 1894

Charlie Wellman and Ida McCullick; March 16, 1896

Joseph L. Chase and Miss Nora Whitzil; March 24, 1896

Lewis Adel and Miss Myrtie Blodget; October 19, 1896

Jacob W. Marker and Hulda Beason; September 15, 1897

Henry M. Lynch and Miss Ida Murray; March 18, 1898

Marriages performed by Benjamin Holben, Justice of the Peace:

John Afton and Miss Bertha Robinson; April 30, 1899

Marriages performed by Luther M. Broman, Justice of the Peace:

Jay T. Brown and Clara E. Holben; October 10, 1903

Frank A. Scott and Nancy Wood; October 20, 1903

L ga? Wall and Della Lovell; February 25, 1904

Marriages performed by Birdsley Green, Justice of the Peace:

Almond Shears and Mabel Ego; July 3, 1905

Lant Abel and Mrs. Pearl Nelson (Nilson?); July 13, 1908

Otto Merritt and Minnie Woodruff; August 1, 1908

Marriages performed by Robert J. Side, Justice of the Peace:

Clyde Cooper and Virginia Lifer; December 5, 1929

Edward Zufelt? and Amy Hibbs; January 18, 1931

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Transcribers: Dale & Claudette Darling, Julie Kalinowski
Created: 21 September 2002
URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/townships/tyrone/jopmarriages.html