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Guide to the Jon Charles Acker Collection of Religious Certificates
1845-1942
 PR 360

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Collection processed by Alison Barr and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 01, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 1 Marriage. Minden (?), NY. Peter H. House & Nancy Lighthall
1845
Box: 1 Marriage. New York, NY. James Morris & Janet Whitehill
1848(?)
Box: 1 Marriage. Clarksville, NY. Isaac Noscort & Sophia Simons
1850
Box: 1 Marriage. Brooklyn, NY. George N. Yerks & Mary G. Marquys
1851
Box: 1 Marriage. New York State. William Tripp & Mary Janette Rowe
1851
Box: 1 Marriage. New York State. John Nesbit & Sarah Anne Matthews
1851
Box: 1 Marriage. Rochester, NY. Sylvester P. Atwood & Susan W. Moulton
1856
Box: 1 Marriage. New York (?). James H. Merrill & Louisa W. Reed
1856
Box: 1 Marriage. Ovid, NY. Alva Bogardus & Angeline Patterson
1857
Box: 1 Marriage. New York (?), NY. Norman S. Edgerly & Marye Gibb

Scope and Contents note

Backing of marriage certificate includes a crayon drawing.

1858
Box: 1 Marriage. New York State. John Sterling & Unice B. Saltin (?)
1861
Box: 1 Marriage. New York, NY. Bernando Borzone & Johanna Spilberg
1863
Box: 1 Marriage. Hampton, NY. Alexander L. Frenette & Frances L. Harrison
1864
Box: 1 Marriage. Constable, NY. Franklin N. Graves & Mary E. Vania

Scope and Contents note

Marriage certificate includes envelope addressed to Mary E. Graves from the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions.

1864
Box: 1 Marriage. Sauquoit, NY. Erastus Congden & Sarah Stedman
1864
Box: 1 Marriage. East Schuyler, NY. Joseph J. Dudleston & Hattie N. Smith
1865
Box: 1 Marriage. Hornby, NY. James Leak & Mary S. Newman
1865
Box: 1 Marriage. Neversink, NY. Ezra Bliss & Roana Vandervort
1866
Box: 1 Marriage. Chenango, NY. Larry D. Booth & Julia O. Thomas
1866
Box: 1 Marriage. Raymondville, NY. George G. Sheets & Frances Hellen Bishop
1868
Box: 1 Marriage. Middle Island, NY. George C. Marshall & Sarah Ellen Field
1868
Box: 1 Marriage. Pennsylvania. George Elliot (of New York) & Anna S. Wallace
1869
Box: 1 Marriage. New York State. Miners Perry & Jennette Barnes
1869
Box: 1 Marriage. New York State. Martin Helfer & Sarah E Ehyle (?)
1872
Box: 1 Marriage. Canastota, NY. Samuel H. McKee & Laura L. Keeney

Scope and Contents note

Marriage certificate includes carte-de-visite of the bride.

1873
Box: 1 Marriage. New York State. William H. Cornue & Almeda Long
1874
Box: 1 Marriage. Norwich, NY. Henry Packard & Rosa A. Beale
1875(?)
Box: 1 Marriage. Brookfield, NY. Edwin Granger & Lillian Dye

Scope and Contents note

Marriage certificate includes cartes-de-visite of bride and groom.

1877
Box: 1 Marriage. Baldwins, NY. Pettit Smith & Payne Jola (?)
1877
Box: 1 Marriage. Fredonia, NY. Oliver Markham & Amanda Wakely (?)
1879
Box: 1 Marriage. New York(?). William H. Nesbit & Leonore H. Cleveland
1880
Box: 1 Marriage. Saugerties, NY. Girden R. Smith & Libbie Montross
1880
Box: 1 Marriage. Syracuse, NY. James Dean & Adelia Coon
1881
Box: 1 Marriage. Niagra County, NY. Johan Georg Kuch & Anna Jacobs

Scope and Contents note

Packet includes a portrait photograph of a gentleman in a coat and tie.

1881
Box: 1 Marriage. Brooklyn, NY (?). Franz G. Goertz & Wilhelmina Gurner (?)
1882
Box: 1 Marriage. Fort Plain, NY. Charles Leneker & Mary Bote

Scope and Contents note

Marriage certificate includes cartes-de-visite of the bride and groom.

1883
Box: 1 Marriage. Brooklyn, NY. Edward Johnson & Selena Alida Person
1883
Box: 1 Marriage. New York, NY. (First name?) Gustave Miller & Katie Meyers. In German
1884
Box: 1 Marriage. New York State. James Charles & Annie M. Helter
1884
Box: 1 Marriage. Green River, NY. Durton M. Murphy & Ann Maria Tremper(?)

Scope and Contents note

Marriage certificate includes cartes-de-visite of bride and groom.

1884(?)
Box: 1 Marriage. Syracuse, NY. Frank Bohner & Rosa Miller
1886
Box: 1 Marriage. Forestburgh, NY. James W. White & Mary E. Stanton
1886
Box: 1 Marriage. Brooklyn, NY. Arthur John Smith & Eva Bell Yerks

Scope and Contents note

Packet of documents also includes a marriage certificate for George Smith & Harriett S. Marquis (Brooklyn, NY., 1890); a 1903 Brooklyn receipt from Mr. Smith to George G. Englert (boarding and livery stable business) for embalming and other burial-related services; a 1903 Cypress Hills Cemetery receipt for the interment of Harriet Smith, aged 58, in lot 236, section 4; a 1896 program for memorial services of the Grand Army of the Republic at Cypress Hills Cemetery; and a 1898 program for memorial services at the grave of Col. James H. Perry of the 48th Regiment, New York State Volunteers.

1888
Box: 1 Marriage. Sand Lake, NY. George W. Conant & Elizabeth Wainman

Scope and Contents note

Marriage certificate includes cartes-de-visite of the bride and groom.

1888
Box: 1 Marriage. Scio, NY. Frank Palmer & Inez P. Clark
1890
Box: 1 Marriage. New York, NY. Charles Graebner & Christine Broefel (?). In German
1890
Box: 1 Marriage. Knowlesville, NY. Milton W. Johnson & Hattie Hyde
1892
Box: 1 Marriage. Jamestown, NY. Adolph Bartholme & Bertha Blakslee
1892
Box: 1 Marriage. Syracuse. William D. Thompcon & Louise M. Coucer (?)
1893
Box: 1 Marriage. Buffalo, NY. William J. King & Ida L. Eccles
1893
Box: 1 Marriage. Ithaca, NY. Charles Y. Rockwell & Anna Parry
1899
Box: 1 Marriage. Unidentified Photograph

Scope and Contents Note

Includes an 11x14 photograph of a bride and groom. Found in collection with a paper clip attached to it, but no other attached documents. Possibly related to one of the certificates, but unidentifiable.

circa 1900?
Box: 1 Marriage. Lowville, NY. Frank G. Van Namee & Ollie O. Gardner
1902
Box: 1 Marriage. Waterbury, CT. Caspar Richter (of Brooklyn) & Bessie Sestle (?)
1905
Box: 1 Marriage. Nassau, NY. Stanley Lydecker & Frances Van Valkenburg
1907
Box: 1 Marriage. Rochester, NY. John F. Friesmann & Martha Selke
1913
Box: 1 Marriage. Rochester, NY. William Edmund Krautwurst & Matilda Jungjohann
1915
Box: 1 Marriage. Colchester, VT. Oliver Gauvreau (of Brooklyn) & Viola E. Potter
1917
Box: 1 Marriage. Stuyvesant, NY. Raymond D. Morris & Hannie B. Dalkins
1921
Box: 1 Baptism. Brooklyn, NY. Georg Peter Schlatterer (Peter Schlatterer & Catharine Wittmann). In German
1874
Box: 1 Baptism. Plato, NY. Wilhelm Reinhold Gonne Hinz (?) (Albert Richard Hinz & Josephine Maria Prill). In German
1902
Box: 1 Baptism. Brooklyn, NY. Sally Carolina Margareta Fredholm (Oscar A. Fredholm & Sally C. Fredholm)
1906
Box: 1 Baptism. Lyons, NY. Bernice Elizabeth Walter (Albert Philip Walter & Elizabeth Walter)
1911
Box: 1 Baptism. Lyons, NY. Philip Albert Walter (Albert Philip Walter & Elizabeth Walter)
1911
Box: 1 Baptism. Throgg's Neck, NY. Herbert Charles Reichert (William Nelson Reichert & Wilhelmina Rogers Reichert)
1926
Box: 1 Baptism. Saugerties, NY. Janet Florence Neiffer (Augustus Neiffer & Rachel Nish Neiffer)
1930
Box: 1 Baptism. Baldwin, NY. Margaret Verity Jackson (Harry Verity & Anna Rohrer)
1942
Box: 1 Confirmation. East New York, NY. Caspar Richter. In German
1879
Box: 1 Confirmation. Brooklyn, NY. Annie Gussie Birkle
1898
Box: 1 Confirmation. Saugerties, NY. Ella Elisabeth Krieger
1898
Box: 1 Confirmation. Tremont, NY. Sadie Viola Miller. In German
1908
Box: 1 Confirmation. Jersey City, NJ. Sarah Josephine Riche
1913
Box: 1 Confirmation. Buffalo, NY. Marjory A. Osborne
1924
Box: 1 Confirmation. Buffalo, NY. Jack William Hauenstein
1935
Box: 1 Death. Hamlin, NY. Georg Johann Franz Kleinbach. In German
1888
Box: 1 Death. Hamlin, NY. Catharine Caroline Sophie Kleinbach. In German
1893
Box: 1 Death. Hamlin, NY. Ernst Richard Wilhelm Kleinbach. In German
1893