Grimsby Newspapers
Clement, Joseph and Pettit, Sarah, (Married on 14 July 1814)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1944, p. 2

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The following is a marriage certificate issued by Col. Robert Nelles and reprinted in Frank Fairborn's 'Way Back When column. "Whereas Joseph Clement of Niagara and Sarah Pettit of Saltfleet were desirous of intermarrying with each other and there being no parson or minister of the Church of England living within 18 miles of them they have applied to me for that purpose. Now these are to certify that in pursuance of the powers granted by an Act of the Legislature of this Province passed in the 33rd year of His Majesty's reign - I, Robert Nelles, one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace have caused the previous note to be given, by the statute required, have on the 14th day of July 1814 married the said Joseph Clement and Sarah Pettit together, and they are become legally contracted to each other in marriage. Given under my hand at Grimsby, this 13th day of May 1837. Robert Nelles J. P. Witnesses present on the day of the marriage, Maria Jane Nelles, James Pettit"

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Marriage announcements
Date of Publication:
23 Nov 1944
Date Of Event:
14 July 1814
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Clement, Joseph and Pettit, Sarah, (Married on 14 July 1814)