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Were they married twice
Posted by: Peter Lagasse (ID *****6682) Date: February 13, 2012 at 13:41:30
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I have two marriage records for a William A. Knight and a Mabel F Russell.
The information shows their same names, their same places of births and the same parents. However, one marriage occurred in 1889 in Conway, New Hampshire and the other shows them being married in 1898 in Portland, Maine. How can this be?

First Marriage:
New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947
Name:       Mabel F Russell
Marriage Date:       13 Sep 1889
Event Type:       Marriage
Marriage Place:       Conway, New Hampshire
Birth Date:       abt 1873
Birth Place:       Charlestown, MA
Age:       16
Gender:       Female
Father's Name:       William Russell
Mother's Name:       Addie Tatterson
Spouse Name:       William A Knight
Spouse Birth Place:       Raymond, ME
Birth Date: abt 1865
Spouse Age:       24
Spouse Gender:       Male
Spouse Father's Name:       William L Knight
Spouse Mother's Name:       Adeline Gilson
FHL Film Number:       1001273

Second Marriage:
Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922
Name:       Mabel F Russell
Spouse:       William A Knight
Marriage Date:       13 Feb 1898
Marriage Place:       Portland
Registration Place:       Portland, Cumberland, Maine
Birth Date:Bride abt 1877 Massachusetts
Age:       21
Birth Date: Groom abt 1867 Raymond, Maine
Spouse Age:       31
Father:       William Russell
Mother:       Annie Tatton
Spouse Father:       William L Knight
Spouse Mother:       Addie Gilson

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