Calvert - Emerson Marriage Records
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After the Civil War ended, African Americans that had been for many years living together as a family without the benifit of a legally
recognized marriage certificate
were given the opportunity to make a "Declaration of Marriage".
Declarations of Marriage
Green Calvert & Cassander (Hughes Cantrell Morse) Calvert March 31, 1866
George Emerson & Julia A. Emerson April 7, 1866
Marriage Bonds & Certificates
Dandridge Easley & Helen Tinsley Oct. 21, 1866
Robert Emerson & Eliza Crow March 2, 1884
Willford Cook & Mattie Moore Jan. 16, 1907
Willie Hollowell & Ethel Emerson March 16, 1910
Monroe King & Evelyn Emerson Oct. 10, 1910
Marshall Anderson & Robbie Emerson June 17, 1911
Robert H. Emerson & Susie M. Alston Dec. 28, 1911
Leonard Calvert & Mary Lou Tandy May 28, 1914
McClendon Calvert & Hellen Cantrell May 16, 1915
Ruth Calvert & Katie Rice Feb. 9, 1924
John C. Emerson & Mary Edna Calvert June 22, 1927
Leonard Calvert & Lucille Smith Oct. 18, 1927
Exel Emerson & Gustava Johnson Jan. 20, 1931
Information from personal records of John M. Emerson, Sr.