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Mense Marriage Transcriptions
From Various Sources.

Shrine of St. Joseph German catholic church marriage record, page 157

24 Octobri 1867, factis unica publicatious in matrimonium junti Bernard MENSE, filius Bernard MENSE et Maria SCHNEPPENBERG, una Maria Anna DERWEIDE, filia Henricus DERWEIDE et Elisabeth STRUWECORUM ne et testes Stephano REKER et Maria STUHENBRINK

(On 24 October, 1867, joined in matrimony are Bernard MENSE, son of Bernard MENSE and Maria SCHNEPPENBERG, and Maria Anna DERWEIDE, daughter of Henry DERWEIDE and Elisabeth STRUWECORAM.  Witnessed by Stephano REKER and Maria STUHENBRINK)  

State of Missouri, County of St. Louis

I certify that I have this day joined in the holy bonds of Matrimony Henricus MENSE with Gertrudis RIEKE. 

Certified by me this 6th day of September A.D. 1859 (St. Libori church) 

Stephen SCHWERHOFF, catholic priest

Filed and Recorded December 30, 1859  

Certificate of Marriage Church of St. Liborius, St. Louis, MO

This is to certify That Henry MENSE, son of Bernard MENSE and Anna SCHNEPPENBERG and Gertrude RIEKE, daughter of Christopher RIEKE and Anna Marie SCHRODER were lawfully Married on the 6th day of Sept 1859 According to the Rite of the Roman Catholic Church and in conforming with the laws of the State of Missouri

Rev. Stephen SCHWERHOFF officiating, in the presence of Henry RIEKE and Anna RIEKE Witnesses, as appears from the Marriage Register of this Church.

State of Missouri, County of St. Louis

This License authorizes any Judge, Justice of the Peace, licensed or ordained Preacher of the Gospel, or other person authorized under the laws of the State, to solemize marriage between Christian MENSE of Lincoln Co. and State of Missouri who is over the age of 21 years, and Miss Wilhelmine DOBELMANN of the City of St. Louis and State of Missouri who is over the age of 18 years.

Witness my hand as Recorder, with the seal of office hereto affixed, at my office in the City of St. Louis, the 30 day of April 1894.

This is to certify that the undersigned, a catholic priest did, in said City and State, on the 1 day of May A.D. 1894 unite in marriage the above named persons.

Rev. M. BUSCH 1919 Taylor Ave.

Filed for record this 7 day of May 1894  

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