Stratton House Inn :: Little Home Histories, Part 74 -- Wedding Certificate of James Stanton and Rachel Scholfield.
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by Steer, William G.

See previous entry: Little Home Histories, Part 73 -- James Stanton.

Note: Following is the text of the Marriage Certificate of James Stanton and Rachel Scholfield.

"Where as James Stanton of Goshen Township, in the County of Belmont, in the State of Ohio, son of Henry Stanton of the County afore said and Clara his wife, and Rachel Scholfield, daughter of Issachar Scholfield, of the County and State afore said, and Edith his wife, having their intention of marriage with each other before a monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends held at Stillwater, according to good order used among them, and having consent of parents, their said proposal of marriage was allowed by said meeting. Now these are to certify whom it may concern that for the full accomplishments of their said intentions this 31st day of 3rd month, in the year or our Lord, one thousand and eight hundred and thirty, they the said James Stanton and Rachel Scholfield appeared in a public meeting of the said. James Stanton taking the said Rachel Scholfield to be his wife, promising with the divine assistance to be unto her a loving and faithful husband until death should separate them and then the said Rachel Scholfield did in like manner declare, that she took him, the said James Stanton to be her husband, promising with divine assistance to be unto him a loving and faithful wife until death should separate them. And moreover, they the said James Stanton and Rachel Scholfield (she according to the custom of marriage, adopting the name of her husband did as a further confirmation thereof, then and there to these present sit their hands.

James Stanton
Rachel Stanton

And we whose names are also here unto subscribed being present at the solemnization of the said marriage and subscription, have as witnesses them to sit our hands the day and year above mentioned;

Robert H. Smith
Elizabeth W. Smith
Sarah Williams
Elizabeth Millhouse
Robert Millhouse
Martha Doudna
Henry Doudna
Joseph Stanton
Edmund Stanton
Mary Hoyle
Benjamin Hoyle
Andrew Scholfield
Martha Scholfield
William G. Scholfield
Henry Stanton
Issachar Scholfield
Edith Scholfield
Cory Stanton
Jonathun Scholfield
Anna Stanton
Cidney Scholfield

Following the death of his wife Rachel Scholfield, James Stanton married Charity Bundy, daughter of William and Sarah Bundy, on the 28th day of the 6th month, 1843, in the Stillwater Meeting House.

Those present were;

Iona T. Scholfield
Phebe Sears
Elizabeth Starbuck
Anna Sears
Hulda Sears
Rachel Green
Elizabeth W. Smith
Rebecca Smith
Mary Stanton
Thomas J. Romons
Ephriam Williams
Joseph F. Doudna
L. L. Haloway
Clishe Doudna
Thomas Wilson
Joseph Green
John Sears
Henry Stanton
Clary Stanton
Sarah Bundy
Ezekiel Bundy
Prudence Bundy
Elizabeth Bundy
Ann Bundy
David Stanton
Daniel Stanton
Joseph Stanton
Thos. C. Parker

Source: These facts were prepared for William G. Steer from Stillwater Monthly Meeting minutes by James J Winder - Friends Boarding School, 1942.

See next entry: Little Home Histories, Part 75 -- The James Stanton Home, 1837-.

For the table of contents and first entry in this series, please see: Little Home Histories, Part 01 -- Table of Contents and Introduction

This entry is adapted from Little Home Histories in Our Early Homes, Belmont County, Ohio, which was published in 1942. Its publication was coordinated by Robert D. and Beulah Patten McDonald. This entry has been reedited for inclusion in the Pierian Press Fulltext eBooks database, and is included on the Stratton House Inn Website by special permission. This entry is licensed for use ONLY on this Website. It may be used for educational purposes and personal pleasure under fair-use provisions via this Website. Please note that the Stratton House Inn iteration of this entry does NOT include the subject headings assigned each chapter for use in the Fulltext eBooks database.

CO-AUTHOR: Winder, James J.

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