Minnie's Mismarriage

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Minnie's Mismarriage - , OKLAHOMA WOMAN FORMER- JjY OF ALTON. Write*...
, OKLAHOMA WOMAN FORMER- JjY OF ALTON. Write* Conhty Clerk Fcntz to Know if License Given her Last July Is Good. ; <3ounty Clerk Edward Feutz has received a letter from Mrs. Minnie Delaney, of Shawnely, Oklahoma, in which she states that she was married to one Jesse Delaney, of Upper AUon, In Eriwardsvllle, July 10, last. It appears that Delaney's mother, had figured ( in a number of matrimonial ventures, or to be more to the point had been married five- times, v These departures Into the realm of connubial bliss extended over many years, starting when Delaney was to6 young to remember -Bls'namef ; ''Every time Dilaney's mother would get married T thtire would be a change of names for the entire family, presumably for the purpose Of making the latest acauisltlon think twice before he could realize that the family wasn't his, and in this manner he became burdened with so many aliases that when he <ame here to get married he Just gave his latest title and le't 'her go. "As there is a question of the legality of the marriage Mrs. Jesse Delaney has asked the county clerk to figure the matter out for her. Her maiden name was Minnie Sci- wallenstecker, of Alton, and she claims that the maiden name of Delaney's mother was Schaffer, but that many of her other names have been lost in the frequent changes.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 18 Nov 1905, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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