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First marriage licenses, Skagit county, 1884-86

      This list is excerpted from a 1943 Mount Vernon Daily Herald article, in which the Ann Washington chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) transcribed the list of the first marriages of the new Skagit county from 1884 to 1886.
Nathan SmartElla L. DavisFeb. 1884
Andrew JohnsonMary OlsonApril 12, 1884
William M. ThompsonMary L. GatesApril 18, 1884
Samuel J. RecordEmma SmithMay 24, 1884
Andrew Jackson JackmanMary Anna [Harry]June 10, 1884
A.L. ThompsonLaura B. MasonJune 16, 1884
Owen BrannElma BeckmanJuly 1, 1884
Thomas Liggett [Leggett?]Louisa PolsonJuly 5, 1884
Rowland E. DavisAmelia HaroldsonJuly 31, 1884
Peter S. FerbracheMary QuallsAug. 7, 1884
H. Henly WestphalCaroline Wilhelmine DamesAug. 14, 1884
Lars DanielsonCarrie LarsonAug. 23, 1884]
John HamiltonAlice WalkerSept. 12, 1884
Frederick JonesIda L. S. TingleySept. 17, 1884
Edward J. StewartEmily J. HagedornOct. 21, 1884
Thomas JohnsonAnna PetersonPct/ 22. 1994
Henry C. [Leggett]Charlotte RichardsNov. 4, 1884
Holver HusebyAnna HelsethNov. 10, 1884
Thoms SharpeMary J. CarrNov. 12, 1884
John C. BeckAnnie Abott [Abbott?]Nov. 26, 1884
William A. DawsonJennie WalkerDec. 1, 1884
Gilbert LabergeMary Ella DeersDec. 1, 1884
Timothy D. ButtersMaria L. BakerDec. 16, 1884
W.J. GortonGeorgianna RowleyJan. 26, 1885
Clayton J. EddyRachel SharfenbergFeb. 10, 1885
Fred RoseMary SartwellFeb. 10, 1885
Peter EgtvetAnna ShandstromMarch 7, 1885
G.W.L. AllenL.S. JonesMarch 26, 1885
S.J. AlmquistAmetta JohnsonApril 1, 1885
George MoranMaggie KnoxApril 6, 1885
Adolph BehrensHannah BensonApril 9, 1885
Andrew CuthbertJane WilsonApril 18, 1885
Henry C. LeggettMary WulffMay 11, 1885
N.B. RichardsEva BakerJune 6, 1885
Matthias AnetensenJohanna Hagen [Haggen?]June 26, 1885
B.C. RanousEliza L. WalkerJuly 24, 1885
Charles E. LarsonElla R. OvernellAug. 25, 1885
Newton MarcusR.A. SnooksAug. 29, 1885
Joseph John HadderElizabeth A. Sharp [Sharpe?]Setp. 5, 1885
Valentine AdamMargaret BruneSept. 10, 1885
Nils Bouseth [Borseth?]Lina ForkeOct. 15, 1885
James T. DunlapFrances H. ChilbergNov. 5, 1885
Michael DayJosephine [Cockreham]Nov. 12, 1885
John A. IsaacsonElizabeth M. KimbleNov. 28, 1885
E.P. BarrettKate QuallsDec. 8. 1995
Thomas S. Conney [Conmey?]Meta BehrensDec. 18, 1885
Frederick EyreHonnorah CallahanDec. 22, 1885
W.A. ParkerArabel Foster Van ValkenbergJan. 11, 1886
Edwin Wells[Minnie Seigfried]Jan. 27, 1886
John E. MarshGusta HensleyFeb. 12, 1886
John A. BrueAnnie M. KnutzenFeb. 15, 1886
William SharpeIda L. WeaverlingMarch 18, 1886
Sinclair MurchyAnnie BeattieMarch 18, 1886
James N. BrownRoxie A. WilesMarch 27, 1886
H.W. GrahamSarah TinkhamApril 6, 1886
Charles A. NelsonEmma C. SwensonMay 18, 1886
Peter LequeBertha IversonJune 17, 1886
Frank Gallacher [Gallagher?]Jennie S. WellsJune 22, 1886
Percival A. PurdyOliver W. Smith June 20, 1886
R. [unreadable]Anna KnightJune 1886
William KnoxMaria GatesJune 20, 1886
James SmithEsther SweetJuly 12, 1886
Frederick O. MalschMattie JonesJuly 20, 1886
Edward SummersAlice GarnettJuly 20, 1886
James CochraneMary Jane CaryJuly 24, 1886
J.E. BlandMaggie EwingSept. 20, 1886
Hugh or Huey N. BaconFrances NorrisOct. 5, 1886
George T. WennOlive J. LollerOct. 5, 1886
Frederick C. MolsbargerCarrie VanawkenOct. 28, 1886
Thomas CostelloCarroe V. WalkerOct. 29, 1886
Benjamin BradshawCarrie a. FountainNov. 1, 1886
Eli RhodesLucy EckenbergerNov. 27, 1886
John E. DavisLeila TurnerDec. ?, 1886

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