Scott County Missouri
FIRST MARRIAGES RECORDED - JOHN ALTON and SARAH SWANK
This is to certify that I, Uriel Haw, Minister of the Gospel in the Methodist Episcopal Church did on the 27th day of November 1839, in the County & State of Missouri, Soleminze the rites of Matrimony between JOHN ALTON and SARAH SWANK, according to the laws of the land. Given under my hand this 1st day of February 1840.
(Signed) Uriel Haw
FIRST JUSTICE OF THE PEACE WEDDING recorded in the county was that of JOHN MORETON to ADELINE STANLEY.
The ceremony was performed by James M. Overton.
[Contributed by Margaret Heuring]
ABERNATHY, John A. and Alice RIGGNIS, 03 Jul 1881.
ADAMS, Daniel and Susan AUSTIN, 30 Jan 1870.
ALDAY, Cord and Hanna Karlina FREIDRICKBAUM, 19 Apr 1854 in Benton.
ALORA, Ezikiah and Nancy EVANS, 02 Aug 1840.
ARNOLD, Andrew J. and Nancy HOWERY, 31 Dec 1871 in Benton.
ASHENHURST, Thomas and Anna CURTIS, 15 Jul 1858 in Benton.
ASHENHUST, William C. and Amanda J. MEANS, 25 Feb 1864 in Benton.
ASHWORTH, Joseph and Elizabeth GUNN, 17 Oct 1872 in Benton.
ATKINS, Erastus and Anna E. BOYD, 16 Sep 1858 in Benton.
AUTRIETH, Clemons and Ellen ARNOLD, 04 Jul 1869 in Benton.
BALDT, Johann Martin and Louise JACOB, 03 Apr 1862 in Benton.
BELT, James W. and Arsen A. JOHNSTON, 18 June 1865 in Benton.
BERRY, Delmar F. and Vesta DAVIS, Nov 27, 1937 at Oran. (Source: Delmar's obit in the Southeast Missourian)
BETHEL, Jesse and Lucinda SKAGGS, 04 Feb 1884.
BLAKE, David and Susan INGRAM, 17 Dec 1872 in Benton.
BLAKEY, James M. and Sarah Elizabeth MC ELWRATH, 09 Feb 1841 in Benton.
BREES, Cassues and Mary Jane SHULL, 14 May 1871.
BRISTOE, William and Sarah Ann ASHENHURST, 16 Dec 1856 in Benton.
BROWN, Arthur, 22, Oran, MO and Martha REED, 22, Parma, MO. (Source: Belleville News Democrat, Sept 13, 1920.)
BRYEANS, Jeff T. and Elsie WHITTINGTON, May 29, 1930 at Benton, MO. (Source: Jeff's obituary in Bloomington, IL Pantagraph, Nov 1, 1993)
CARVASSO, William and Margaret FAILER, 05 Feb 1866 in Benton.
CASSEL, Conrad D. and Eunice Turner COMPTON, Dec 10, 1938 at Benton. (Source: Conrad's obit in Peoria (IL) Journal Star, Oct 4, 1993.)
CHAPPEL, Thomas W. and Martha FREEMAN, 24 Feb 1868 in Benton.
COBBLE, Jessie Ray and Eula C. WALLIS, Feb 1933 at Benton. (Source: Eula's obit on Cape County site.)
CORDES, Bernd. and Katie M. SCHNAKENBERG, 16 Oct 1884.
CRAWFORD, Columbus and Ada INGRAM, 28 Aug 1872 in Benton.
CROW, Neil and Lois May HAMILTON, 08 Feb 1941 in Benton, MO. (Source: Lois' obituary January 23, 1995 in Decatur, IL Herald and Review.)
DAUGHERTY, Henry H. and Letticie SINGLETON, 07 May 1872.
DODD, Hardes and Roda ENGLAND, 30 May 1858 at Benton.
ELKIN, C. C. and M. A. PHILLIPS, 09 Apr 1871 at Benton.
ELKINS, Amos and Elizabeth OBERLY, 19 Feb 1876.
ELLIOT, Daniel and Susan BUSHONG, 30 June 1868 at Benton.
ELLIS, Nelson O. B. and Martha Jane ANCIL, 19 Sep 1865.
ELLIS, W. L. and Vitina A. BILLS, 30 Nov 1879.
ELLIS, Alford and Ellen E. MATHEWS, 13 Sep 1852.
ELLIS, Herbert and Jane NEEDHAM, 22 Sep 1842.
ELLIS, Robert W. and Sarah J. PARSONS, 16 Jun 1867 at Benton.
ELLISION, James and Elizabeth RENICK, 05 Dec 1877.
ENGLAND, James and Elmoria BLAKEY, 20 Sep 1860 at Benton.
ENGLAND, John H. and Elizabeth SCAGGS, 10 Jan 1859 at Benton.
ENGLISH, Albert G. and Mildred PARRETT, 13 Feb 1844.
ENTERLE, Joseph and Francisca EISELHORN, 05 Feb 1867.
ERWIN-SPICKMAN, 03 Oct 1865 in Benton. (No first names given)
ERWIN, Thomas B. and Levina E. BUTLER, 21 Jan 1869 in Benton.
ESTES, Elisha M. and Phama BROWN, 19 Dec 1867 in Benton.
ESTES, Thomas J. and Sarah Jane LOW, 05 Jul 1868 in Benton.
EUHHIRN, George and Mary Magdalina KLEIN, 01 May 1877.
FERGURSON, Henry M. and Melvina W. HUFF, 05 Nov 1865 in Benton.
FINCH, Peter and Sarah A. CARRIER, 08 Oct 1872.
FINNEY, Marion Lee and Phyllis Lea NATION--28 Aug 1955 at Illmo. (Source: Phyllis' obit)
FRIEND, David and Mary Ann CARPENTER, 19 Sep 1858 in Benton.
FRIEND, James and Susan Ann ELLIS, 16 Mar 1865.
FRISTOE, Markam and Margret HEATH, 21 Apr 1861 in Benton.
FULLER, Francis and Mahalia Jane DILLON, 01 Sep 1872 in Benton.
GARL, John B. and Maria FRISTOE, 01 Mar 1871 in Benton.
GARRISON, Christopher and Eliza Jane JOHNSON, 25 Nov 1866 in Benton.
GIBSON, Andrew and Joann SKINNER, 18 Aug 1873.
GREEN, Lee and Billie MCHANEY, May 9, 1942 in Benton. (Source: Lee's obit in Peoria (IL) Journal Star, Oct. 16, 1995)
HOLAWAY, Stephen and Martha JOHNSON, 20 Aug 1871 in Benton.
HALTZEN, John Henry and Anna SCHRODER, 22 June 1865.
HALTZEN, David and Kalthrinn OELRICKS, 28 Mar 1873 in Benton.
HAYDEN, Andrew and Amanda EMMALIN, 20 Sep 1867.
HERREMANN, John Fred and Emilie FRITSCHEL, 18 Feb 1872.
HOLLAND, John and Lucinda ELLIS, 09 Feb 1868 at Benton.
HOLT, Carl T. and Betty M. PRIDE, March 20, 1948 in Morley. (Source: Carl's obituary.)
IRICK, John and Mary CONELY, 03 Feb 1861 at Benton.
JEWEL, Elijah and Nancy ELLIS, 28 July 1844.
JOHANNES, Leonharde and Katherine Mina GERKIN, 30 Jul 1861 in Benton.
JOHNSON, B. P. and Sarah E. BAILEY, 12 Sep 1872 in Benton.
JOHNSON, Briggs S. and Oreena KERTIS, 03 Nov 1853 in Benton.
JOHNSON, James Martin and Mary Elizabeth QUICK, 20 Jun 1872 in Benton.
JOHNSON, Robert and Elizabeth SHERMAN, 01 July 1872 in Benton.
JOHNSON, Thomas F. and Nancy ALEN, 09 Mar 1871 in Benton.
JOHNSON, William C. and Jean CALLIER, Nov 14, 1942 in Benton. (Source: William's obit in Peoria (IL) Journal Star, May 10, 1998.)
JOHNSTON, Harrison and Mary GUNN, 17 Jan 1869 in Benton.
KRONLLE, Jacob Hinrich and Rebecca ENGELKE, 06 Mar 1855 in Benton.
LACKMANN, Johaner Heinrich and Margretha SCHRODER, 12 Dec 1867.
LINK, John and Ottilia ESSNEY, 16 Nov 1869.
LITLE, John and Amanda ENGLAND, 03 June 1852 in Benton.
MAYER, Heinrich and Margarethe OELRICKS, 31 Jan 1851 in Benton.
MCENTUCH, James Allin and Biddy FAILER, 16 Feb 1870.
MC INTOSH, Washington S. and Nancy ELLIS, 31 Oct 1850.
MC MULLENS, Andrew and Susan M. ELLIS, 05 Mar 1865.
OELRICKS, John Henrick and Margaretha BOSCHEN, 03 Jul 1853 at Benton.
PORTER, A. J. and Elizabeth SINGLETON, 27 Apr 1871.
PRATT, Joseph B. and Lana C. ENGLISH, 03 Aug 1884.
RANDOLPH, S. E. and Bettie ELLIS, 09 May 1882.
REEVES, George W. and Mary Jane ELLIS, 22 Jan 1882.
ROBINSON, Janus A. and Charllotta T. JOHNSON, 23 Aug 1866 in Benton.
ROMK, Ezra and Frances BRISTOE, 10 Nov 1870.
SANDERS, John Mark and Irene HELD, Dec 24, 1934 at Illmo. (Source: Irene's obit.)
SCHAMBERS, Johann Friedrich and Anna Sophia BETHKE, 14 Jul 1872.
SCHMIDT, Friedrich and Eliza WEYMUTH, 30 Mar 1870.
SHORT, Joseph H. and Phoebe Ann FULLER, 02 Jan 1868 in Benton.
SIMES, George C. and Escar Ann WHEAT, 22 Apr 1875.
SIMMS, George and Sarah BLACK, 11 Jan 1883.
SINNARD, Joseph and Eliza HARRISON, 06 Jul 1873.
SISK, James K. Polk and Mary Ann GORE, 29 Nov 1869.
STONE, Jame J. and Josaphine LAURENS, 16 May 1871 in Benton.
STRATTER, Stuart and Ore (no other name given), 05 Apr 1863.
SWEARNGEN, Newton and Arrenia C. FAILER, 20 Apr 1871.
THOMPSON, John D. of Chaffee, MO and Mrs. S. D. ELLIS of Chaffee, MO at Fort Worth, Texas 1920. (Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Apr 27, 1920.)
TOWNS, John H. and Malinda FUQUA, 28 Apr 1853 in Benton.
TRAYLOR, Dale and Mary L. TURNER, 26, d/o Homer A. & Irene Belle (Jones) Turner, 22 Mar 1950 in Chaffee, Mo. (Source: The (Colorado Springs, CO) Gazette, Aug 15, 1997)
WATSON, John T. and Alise C. SKAGGS, 06 Jan 1876.
WILLIAMS, Jessie and Mary Elcie HOUSTON, June 22, 1943 at Benton. (Source: Mary's obit.)
WITHROW, James and Margit Caroline SINJARD, 20 Oct 1869.
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