"What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder."
This is to certify that August Mencken and Anna Margareta Abhau, were united by me, in HOLY MATRIMONY at St. John the Baptist P. E. [Protestant Episcopal] Church on the 11th day of November in the year of the Lord 1879 in presence of [line not filled in]
Signed Rev. J. [James] Chipchase
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife and they shall be one flesh. Gen.II.24.
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