This is a blog prompt
stolen borrowed from Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings, who credits Geneablogger John Newmark (TransylvanianDutch blog) with starting this blog theme years ago. John offers this definition for “amanuensis:”
“A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another.”
(And, let’s be honest, this is probably the only way I’m going to remember to transcribe all my documents, right?)
This is the marriage record for my 4th great grandparents, George Diefenbach and Louisiana Buttz, who were married in Vanderburgh County, Indiana in 1843.
Be it remembered that on the 28″ Feb 1843 a marriage license was ifsued from the Office of the Clerk of Vanderb’g Co to the following named person, to-wit:
George Deifenbach § And afterwards, towit: in the 1″ April
and § m’ge license § 1843 the certificate in the words and
Louesianna Buttz § figures following was returned, towit:
Evansville March 4th 1843. I do hereby certify that the marriage of George Deifenbach and Louisianna Butz was by me, in due form solemnized according to law.
P. Shumckes Minis to Methodist Church
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