Be it remembered that the following Marriage License was issued from the Clerks office of the Dearborn Circuit Courts Nrz:
“State of Indiana Dearborn County Lct:
To any person legally authorized to solemnize the wit of matrimony –
These are to license and permit you to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, John Guard and Edmonia Hoffman and for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. –
In testimony whereof I William V. Checks Clerk of the Dearborn Circuit Court have hereunto let my hand and affirm the seal of said Court at Lawrenceburg this 14 day of July 1845.
William V. Cheek Clerk
And afterwards to unto on the 18 day of July in the year Eighteen hundred and forty five the following certificate of the marriage of the above named parties in the words and figures following to wit:
“I James Hill a minister of regular standing in the Methodist Episcopal Church did on this day the seventeenth of July unite John Guard and Edmonia Hoffman in the Banns of Matrimony.
July 18, 1846 James Hill