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Creators:
Commissioner of Indian Affairs
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Dates:
1890
Size:
98 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3653
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Replies to correspondence (circular letter) sent to various Indian Agencies relative to marriage customs among the various Indian tribes. The tribes represented are: Flathead, Kalispel, Kootenai, Mescalero Apache, Navaho, Oto, Pend d Oreille, and Shoshoni.

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Dates:
1861–1869
Size:
5 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1875
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

This collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the five rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1875. These digital surrogates reproduced marriage records of the Office of the Commissioner, Washington headquarters of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1861–1869. These records consist of unbound marriage certificates, marriage licenses, monthly reports of marriages, and other proofs of marriages.

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Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1875
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Unbound copy of an affidavit certifying the marriage of James Blake and Catherine White is dated October 9, 1867. The marriage was performed in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, at the First Presbyterian Church on February 23, 1865. It appears that the document was submitted to the claims division of the Freedmen's Bureau as proof of marriage. Unboun...

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Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1875
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Unbound marriage certificates arranged by the initial letter of the surname of the bridegroom cover the period 1863–66. The certificates can contain the same kinds of information found in the marriage certificates for Louisiana and Mississippi. The records provide the names and ages of the bride and bridegroom, their color and place of residence, a...