Marriage Certificate of Luther Miller Pulce and Irene Jenkins

  • Image for Marriage Certificate of Luther Miller Pulce and Irene Jenkins
  • Image for Marriage Certificate of Luther Miller Pulce and Irene Jenkins
  • Image for Marriage Certificate of Luther Miller Pulce and Irene Jenkins
  • Image for Marriage Certificate of Luther Miller Pulce and Irene Jenkins
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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Miller Pulce, Luther, American, born 1885
Jenkins, Irene, American, 1881 - 1942
Wells, George, American, born 1865
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/8 x 8 9/16 in. (28.3 x 21.7 cm)
Type
marriage certificates
Place made
Centerville, Hickman County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 30, 1902
Description
Marriage Certificate of Luther Miller Pulce and Irene Jenkins of Centerville, Tennessee. The certificate is dated Oct. 30, 1902 and is on a pre-printed colored document. The document has church bells, doves, white flowers and a large wedding ring with an outside church scene at center depicted on it. At left center are printed and hand written words "This certifies that Luther Miller Pulce of Centerville Tenn. and Irene Jenkins of Centerville, Tenn. were joined together by me in the bonds of holy matrimony." Below this the name of the church where the wedding took place, the date, the witnesses and the person who signed the certificate. There is an inscription on the back written in blue ink and signed by Irene Harris that gives the details of her first husband's name. See transcription text entry for a full transcription.
Topic
African American
Domestic life
Families
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jessica B. Harris
Object number
2013.89.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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