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Marriage of Martin Henry Schrader and Zelma Pearl Davis

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Date: 4 Sep 1920 to 6 Sep 1920
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Marriage: Martin Schrader and Zelma Davis

Transcribed from the image in the source. Only the left and center sections are transcribed because the right section is pre-printed information on the form. Most of the left and center sections' pre-printed portions are included in the transcription below.[1]

Key Data

Extracted from the original[1] on 26 Jun 2020.

Martin Henry Schrader, Widower, 45, Merchant
Born in Wilson, NY, living in Wilson, NY.
Son of Lewis Schrader, born Germany and Minnie Eick
Zelma Pearl Davis, Spinster, 30, Nurse
Born in Aurora, living in Toronto.
Daughter of Thomas Davis, born Canada and Sarah Burling

Left Section

Particulars of the Marriage
I certify that I solemnized the marriage of
Bridegroom Martin H Schrader
Bride Zelma Pearl Davis
in the presence of
Witness: Harry Watson, Buffalo, NY
Witness: Lyda G. Davis, Buffalo, NY
at Home of Mr. Blackburn
County of York
on the Sixth day of September 1920
Name of Bridegroom's Father: Lewis Schrader
Maiden Name of Bridegroom's Mother: Minnie Eick
Name of Bride's Father: Thomas Davis, born Canada
Maiden Name of Bride's Mother: Sarah Burling
Signature of Clergyman: A. C. McCollum
Address Lloydtown, Ontario
Denomination Anglican
For statistical purposes please furnish the following information:--
Birthplace of Bridegroom's Father Germany
Birthplace of Bride's Father Canada
Can Bridegroom Read Yes Write Yes
Can Bride Read Yes Write Yes

Center Section

Form 3: Affidavit required before License or Certificate is granted by Issuer of Marriage License by provision of the Marriage Act.

I, Z. Davis (name of applicant) of Toronto in the County of York make oath and say as follows:

That I, Z. Davis (Name of deponent or the other contracting party) have had my usual place of abode within the Province of Ontario for fifteen days** immediately preceding the date of this affidavit.

That the facts set forth in the hereunder table are true to the best of my knowledge and belief, and that there is no affinity, consanguinity, prior marriage or other lawful cause or legal impediment to bar or hinder the solemnization of the said marriage.

NAMES in Full Martin Henry Schrader Zelma Davis
OCCUPATION Merchant Nurse
CONDITION in Life W (Bachelor or Widower) S (Spinster or Widow)
AGE 45 30
RESIDENCE when MARRIED Wilson, NY Toronto
PLACE of BIRTH Wilson, NY Aurora
INTENDED PLACE of MARRIAGE (Name of City, Town, Village or Township) Toronto (Name of County) York
Sworn before me at Toronto in the County of York this 4th day of September 1920
{signed} Zelma Davis
{signed} ?? Issuer of Marriage Licenses at Toronto


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27DL-LN5 : 15 March 2018), Martin Henry Schrader and Zelma Pearl Davis, 06 Sep 1920; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,313,038.

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