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Monday, July 22, 2013

Amanuensis Monday~Marriage, Joel H. Goodwin and Evaline M. Primm

Amanuensis Monday is a genealogy blogging theme. It was started by John Newmark who writes the TransylvanianDutch blog.

His definition of Amanuensis is:
Amanuensis: A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another.

Today’s posting is the marriage of Joel H. Goodwin to his first wife, Evaline Matilda Primm.

JOEL H. GOODWIN AND C. M. PRIMM Marriage Licensee

J. A. Fortenbury Minister of Cumberland Presbyterian do hereby certify that I solemnized the Rights of Matrimony on this the 19th of June 1855 at the residence of John Primm of Union County, Ark between J. H. Goodwin aged 26 years and E. M. Primm age 15 years both residents of Union County, Ark. According to the rights & Customs of said Cumberland P. C. my credentials recorded Clk Office of Saline County of this State in the Record of marriage pages 88 this 14th day of July A.D. 1855.
                                                                      A. Fortenbury Minister of
                                                                    the of the Gospel and C. P. C.
Filed July 5th A. D. 1855
Recorded July 14th A. D. 1855

Evaline Matilda Primm Goodwin died a short 21 years later on May 14, 1876. She is buried in Salem Cemetery, Lisbon, Union County, Arkansas.

Her husband, Joel H. Goodman, then married Julia A. Brown on 26 February 1879 in Ouachita County, Arkansas. 

If you have information on this couple, please contact me.

[1] Union County, Arkansas, marriage licensee (19 June 1855), J. H. Goodwin & E. M. Primm; County Courthouse, Union County, Arkansas. <>

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