Marriage Record of Howard Lee and Ella McNair

Title

Marriage Record of Howard Lee and Ella McNair

Subject

Howard Lee, Ella McNair, Philadelphia, Chester County

Description

This is the county record of the marriage between Howard Lee and Ella McNair in May 1940 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Both already widowed, they decided to marry each other while they hit middle age. Lee was a contractor and McNair was a domestic worker.

Creator

Chester County Marriage Registration, 1885-1950

Source

familysearch.org

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

c. 1940

Contributor

Shila Scott, Ahleah Miles

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Text

Howard S. Lee                    Age 51     Yrs.
Residence
Glen Rose Pa.    Occupation Contractor
Related by blood or marriage to the person he desires to marry No
Color Colored     Birthplace Chester (???) Pa. Prior marriages Twice
Date dissolved 1940     How dissolved Death
Consent of (Parent or Guardian)    Residing at

Ella McNair                    Age 49     Yrs.
Residence
 Phila Pa.    Occupation Domestic
Color Colored     Birthplace Georgia  Prior marriages One
Date dissolved 1928     How dissolved Death
Consent of (Parent or Guardian)    Residing at

Application filed 5-13-40     
Marriage License issued 5-16-40
Married at Phila. Pa. on the (?)9 day of June A. D. 19 40
By Rev. (???) H. anthony Duplicate Certificate returned 7-9-1940

Original Format

Paper

Marriage Record

Files

Barber marriage.jpg


Citation

Chester County Marriage Registration, 1885-1950, “Marriage Record of Howard Lee and Ella McNair,” Goin' North, accessed May 22, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/306.