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Creath Marriages

My trip to the Midwest Genealogical Library this past week led me to several Creath marriage records.

Ripley county Indiana
Early Marriage records 1818-1839

compiled by Alice Ridlen
2160 Mann Drive
Beech Grove, Indiana
Copyright Colleen Alice Ridlen 1980

page 7
Creath, Margaret – William Phelp – February 16, 1837 – 2-104
Creth, Ann – John B Roberts – Dec 25, 1834 – 2-22
Creth, Cinthy – Reuben Hodges – Oct 30, 1825 -1-51
Creth, Polly – William Grimes – August 19, 1823 – 1-28
Creth, Rebecca – Joseph Shannon – September 5, 1822 1-23
Creth william – Levisa Martin – March 15, 1827 1-74

Since the Midwest Genealogical Library is a FamilySearch affiliate, I used the information from the book to locate and download five of the original marriage records.

Ripley County, Indiana

Marriage Records, 1818-1922

Joseph Shannon – Rebecca Creth

Record of Marriages v. 1, July 1818-Nov 1834Family Search Film 1311944 DGS 7730338
Vol. 1 page 23

On the 3rd September 1822 Joseph Shannon made application and obtained a marriagelicenses to be joined in the holy estate of matrimony to Rebecca CrethJoined together in the holy estate of matrimony Joseph Shannon and Rebecca Crethon the 5th day of September 1822 in theCounty of Ripley & State of IndianaJ Parsons

William Creth – Louisa Martin

Ripley County, Indiana

Marriage Records, 1818-1922

Record of marriages v. 1, Jul. 1818-Nov. 1834

FamilySearch Film #1311944 DGS 7730338

Vol. 1 page 74


March 15th 1827

To the clerk of the county of Ripley

State of Indiana

I Joseph Shannon a,minister of the Gospel did solemnize William Creth & Louisa Martin

Joseph Shannon


William Grimes – Polly Creth

Ripley County Indiana

Marriage Records, 1818-1922
Record of marriages v. 1, Jul. 1818-Nov. 1834

FamilySearch Film #1311944 DGS 7730338
Vol. 1 page 28

On the 11st August 182[3] William Grimes made application & obtained a marriage licence to be joined in the holy estate of matrimony to Polly Creth Soleminized the rights of matrimony between William Grimes and Polly Creth on the 19th August 1823 by me. Samuel Hodges J.P.

Reuben Hodges – Cinthy Creth

Ripley County, Indiana

Marriage records, 1818-1922
Record of marriages v.1, Jul. 1818-Nov. 1834

FamilySearch Film 1311944 DGS 7730338
Vol. 1 page 51

On the 30th October 1825 Reuben Hodges made application and obtained a marriage license to be joined in the holy estate of matrimony to Cinthy Creth State of Indiana Ripley County October [30]thh 1825 I Joseph Shannon an ordained preacher of the gospel did solemnize the rights of matrimony between Reuben Hodges and Cinthy Creths given under my hand Joseph Shannon


John B. Roberts – Ann Croth

Ripley County, Indiana

Marriage records, 1818-1922
Record of marriages v.2, Oct. 1834-Oct 1839

FamilySearch film #1311944 DGS 7730338
vol. 2 page 22


Be it Remembered that on the 26th day ofDecember A.D. 1834. Mishach Hyatt A. Minister of the Gospel filed here in the clerks office of the Ripley Circuit Court A certificate of Marriage, in the words & figures following to wit State of Indiana Ripley County I do certify that I joined together in the holy esate of matrimony on the 25 day of December 1834 John B. Roberts and Ann Croth Given under my hand this 26th day of December 1834.M. Hyatt | L. Deacon


Unfortunately, after downloading the five records, I was locked out of the sixth record. Thus, this sixth record is on my ‘To Do’ list for an upcoming visit to an affiliate libary.