Virginia Marriage Records
1854
DATE                GROOM                                    BRIDE                                                           LOCATION

JAN 5 1854     WILLIAM J. STONE                     MARTHA ANN LAWRENCE                           PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY   

JAN 8 1854    Theophilus Woody                       Ailsey White                                                Tazewell County

JAN 10 1854   Robert W. Wilson                        Burks Garden                                              Tazewell County

JAN 10 1854   REUBEN B. DOUDGE                    ELIZA ANN HENLEY                                     PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY 

JAN 13 1854 William J. Cocke                         Susan Webb                                                Louisa County                       Dad James Webb              

JAN 16 1854  JESSE BELL                                SARAH ANN BROWNE                                  PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY 

JAN 19 1854   Charles Blankinship                   Rebecca A. Watson                                      Tazewell county

JAN 20 1854   William G. Anderson                  Betty Dabney Anderson                                Louisa County                      dad Garland Anderson

JAN 19 1854   George W. MItchell                     Ann Eliza Tabor                                           Tazewell  County

JAN 23 1854   ALDERSTON CREEKMUR            ADALINE MILLER                                          NORFOLK 

JAN 26 1854   James A. Fleeman                      Catherine E. Harry                                       Tazewell County                  DADS William Fleeman & John Harry

FEB 1 1854     Edward Vaughan                        Lucretia M. Turner                                       Louisa County                      guardian pulaskie porter 

FEB 1 1854     WILLIAM H. WILKINS                  ELIZABETH J. CORBELL                             PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY  

FEB 2 1854    GEORGE W. DAWLEY                  NANCY JANE WHITEHURST                         PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

FEB 6 1854     JESSE STRAWHAND                   ANNE WHITEHEAD                                      PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

FEB 7 1854    RUFUS F. GOODMAN                    LETITIA THOMPSON                                   TAZEWELL COUNTY 

FEB 9 1854     DAVID A. CRUMP                       S. FANNIE GRANT                                         NORFOLK

FEB 10 1854   Charles F. Sharpe                       Mary A. Gardner                                          Louisa County                       Dad John Gardner

FEB 13 1854   Frederick Erny                            Sallie E. Perkins                                          Louisa County                       surety J. G. Snelson 

FEB 15 1854  Walker O Bartley                         Matilda Jane McGehee                                Louisa County                      dad G.C. McGehee

FEB 16 1854   Gordon Cloyd Conley                 Mary Jane Boling                                        Tazewell  county

FEB 17 1854   Fredrick Charles                          Martha Hurley                                            Tazewell County

FEB 19 1854   Briley Coats widow                      Lucy Coats widow                                      Gloucester County

FEB 21 1854   WILLIAM R. PARSONS                ELIZABETH ANN SHIPP                               PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

FEB 23 1854   John Looney                               Lucy Elswick                                               Tazewell County 

FEB 23 1854   DAVID RANEY                             BETSEY ANN LOVITT                                   PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY 

FEB 27 1854   Edward Oigbe                              Lucy Thacker                                             Louisa County                       dad John Thacker Sr.

MAR 8 1854    John George Fox                        Frederica Wilhelmina Balster                    Elizabeth City

MAR 8 1854    Henry S. Lowry                           Sarah L. Duke                                             Louisa County                       dad Thomas Duke dec'd

MAR 18 1854  James Soles widow                    Harriet Didlake widow                               Gloucester county

MAR 22 1854  ELISHA MURRAY                         MARY JANE COX                                         PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

APR 1 1854    John M. West                              Harriet A. Newcomb                                    Gloucester County        

APR 1 1854    James White                               Elizabeth Ellen Bickley                               Louisa County                       dad Humphrey Bickley

APR 6 1854    SHEDRICK CAIN                          MARY ANN SNIDER                                      NORFOLK

APR 6 1854    LEANDER ELAM                          CAROLINE T. TOOMER                                 NORFOLK

APR 8 1854    Uriah Wroten                               Mary Ann Lawson                                       Gloucester County          

APR 12 1854  Spencer Roane                           Susan J. Adams                                           Gloucester County

APR 13 1854   WILLIAM COMMINS                    LUCY SMITH                                                 NORFOLK

APR 15 1854  JOHN H. MCCLANAHAN               MARY E. BROWN                                         PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY    

APR 19 1854  Elias Burnett                                Permelia A Bowles                                     Louisa County                

APR 20 1854  Paulin A. Blackburn                    Betty Ann Burke                                          Gloucester County

APR 22 1854  Alfred Huckstep                           Elizabeth A. Easter                                      Gloucester County

APR 22 1854  Willis Proffit                                 Martha E. Atkins                                          Louisa County                 dad William B. atkins

APR 25 1854 JONATHAN FENTRESS                 HARRIETT MURDEN                                      PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

APRIL 29 1854- Newspaper date
IN PORTSMOUTH ON THE 28TH INSTANT BY THE REV. MR. WHEELRIGHT. SIR CHARLES H. SIMMONS OF THIS CITY TO MISS MARIA JANE PENDLETON OF WASHINGTON CITY. PORTSMOUTH AND WASHINGTON CITY PAPERS PLEASE COPY.

MAY 4 1854   WILLIAM T. SPARROW                HARRIETT F. STONE                                    PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

MAY 4 1854   JAMES S. MILLS                          MARGARET ANN SMITH                               PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

MAY 9TH 1854
ON THE 4TH INSTANT BY THE REV. H.J. CHANDLER. MR. JOSEPH G. GWALTNEY OF BALTIMORE AND MISS GEORGIE M. THIRD DAUGHTER OF REV. J. HENDREN OF THIS CITY. PARENTS: JOHN & ANN GWALTNEY / HERS: JEREMIAH AND SARAH HENDREN)

MAY 22 1854
IN WASHINGTON CITY ON THE 27TH (APRIL?) AT THE RESIDENCE OF MR. A.G. SOUTHALL BY THE REV. MR. WINGFIELD. COL. S. WHEELER TO MRS. ANNA COCKE ALL OF PORTSMOUTH.

MAY 24 1854  DEMPSEY WHITEHURST             MARY ELIZA BROWN                                    PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

MAY 25 1854 
ON THURS AFTERNOON AT THE TRINITY CHURCH PORTSMOUTH BY THE REV. JOHN H. WINGFIELD. THOMAS E. GLENN TO ELIZABETH R. THIRD DAUGHTER OF ALEXANDER GODWIN. ALL OF THAT TOWN.                                       

JUNE 1 1854
ON THURS EVENING 25TH INSTANT AT THE RESIDENCE OF THOMAS LOWRY ON BACK RIVER, ELIZABETH CITY COUNTY, BY THE REV. JOHN MCCABE. RECTOR OF ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, HAMPTON, JOHN WRAY, TO INDIANA A. DAUGHTER OF THOMAS LOWRY.

JUNE 2 1854
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON IN CHRIST CHURCH BY THE REV. CHARLES MINNEGERODE, MR. CHARLES F.M. FISHER OF NORTHAMPTON COUNTY VA TO MISS HELEN P. DAUGHTER OF THE LATE THOMAS L. ROBERTSON OF THIS CITY. (marriage register gives groom's name as FENTON.)

JUN 3 1854    Thomas R. A. Wise                       Diana Barbary Green wid                          Gloucester County         

JUN 6 1854    JOSEPH GRIFFN BALL                 CYRENA MATILDA WHITE                           NORFOLK

JUN 7 1854     James M. Carmines                    Margaret Ann Fosque                                  Gloucester County         

JUN 8 1854    JAMES HUGH SCOTT                   ELIZABETH FRANCES LOVITT                     PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

JUN 8 1854    JOSEPH CARTER                         MARY F. MURRAY                                        PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

JUNE 10 1854
ON THURS THE 8TH INSTANT AT PROVIDENCE CHURCH BY THE REV. W.B. WELLONS OF SUFFOLK. MR. JOSEPH CARTER OF NORFOLK COUNTY TO MISS MARY FRANCES MURRAY OF PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY.

JUN 15 1854   JAMES H. NEWCOMB                  HESTER P. BOWDEN                                   GLOUCESTER COUNTY 

JUN 30 1854   KEDAR W. OLD                            LOVEY GRISHAM                                        PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY  

JUL 2 1854     NATHANIEL Y. CUTCHIN              ELIZABETH V.G. ELLICE                              NORFOLK     

JUL 13 1854   DAVID W. BROWN                       ELIZABETH FRANCES DUDLEY                     NORFOLK 

JULY 17 1854
AT CHRIST CHURCH ON THURS EVE. ON THE 13TH INSTANT. AT 4:30PM. BY THE REV. MR. MINNIGERODE. DR. W.A. HARRIS U.S. TO MISS LIZZIE S. TAYLOR OF THIS CITY. ( THOMAS & ELLEN HARRIS) ARTHUR & ANN B. TAYLOR.

JUL 22 1854   JOSEPH DORSET                         VIRGINIA MISSOURI GODWIN                     NORFOLK

AUG 2 1854    OLIVER ARMSTRONG                  MARTHA ANN WARREN                               NORFOLK

AUG 3 1854    SAMUEL CONE                             ELIZABETH WOODHOUSE                          NORFOLK

AUG 4 1854    HENRY CURTIS                            S.CULPEPPER                                             NORFOLK

AUGUST 5 1854
THURS AFTERNOON AT THE RESIDENCE OF WILLIAM WARD, BY THE REV. MR. O'KEEFE, MR. JOHN FREEMAN OF BERTIE COUNTY N.C. TO MISS ANNIE M SMITH OF THIS CITY.

AUG 10 1854  WILLIAM N. WHITE                      ELIZABETH JANE BROCK                            PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY 

AUGUST 18 1854
WED MORNING AT ST.PATRICK'S CHURCH BY THE REV. MATTHEW O'KEEFE, MR. EDWARD LEE TO MISS MARY C. FRANK BOTH OF THIS CITY (NORFOLK)

AUGUST 20 1854
IN THIS CITY ON THURS EVENING BY THE REV. JEREMIAH HENDREN, MR JAMES W. HOPKINS TO MISS ELIZABETH S. RUSSELL (NORFOLK)
NOTE: MARRIAGE REGISTER GIVES BRIDES NAME AS RAPHAEL

AUGUST 22 1854 SOUTHERN ARGUS
IN THIS CITY ON SATURDAY EVENING LAST BY THE REV. JEREMIAH HENDREN. MR. GEORGE W. CUNNINGHAM OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK TO MRS. ELIZA E. ADDISON OF THIS PLACE (NORFOLK)

AUG 30 1854  EDMUND W. GARRISON              ANNE E. WHITEHURST                                 PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY
   
AUG 31 1854  JAMES H. GRAHAM                     MARY VIRGINIA YOUNG                              ELIZABETH CITY 

SEPTEMBER 3 1854
AT OLD POINT COMFORT ON THURS EVENING LAST, BY THE REV. M.L. CHEVERS.MR. JAMES H. GRAHAM TO MISS MARY VIRGINIA YOUNG, ALL OF THAT PLACE

SEP 7 1854    JOHN GEORGE BUCHLAR            MARIA GUINNE                                            NORFOLK

SEPT 8 1854
ON THE 12TH OF AUGUST ON BOARD THE U.S. FRIGATE CUMBERLAND, IN THE BAY OFSPEZZIA,KINGDOM OF SARDINIA, BY REV. VERNON ESKRIDGE, CHAPLAIN U.S. NAVY. LIEUT. J. BLAKLY CREIGHTON AND MISS EDWINA H. THIRD DAUGHTER OF COMMANDER S. H. STRINGHAM, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SQUADRON.

SEPT 17 1854
ON THURS EVENING LAST, BY THE REV. JEREMIAH  HENDREN. MR. FRANCIS LUKE AGE 24. OF PHILADELPHIA, TO MISS MARY E. WILSON AGE 18. OF THIS CITY. (JOHN AND MARGARET DUKE) (CHARLES AND EMILY WILSON)

SEPT 19 1854
ON THURS MORNING LAST BY REV. N. HEAD. MR. JOHN L.LUNSFORD OF CHARLESTON S.C. TO MISS MARGARET A. MINNIS OF THIS CITY. STAUTON PAPERS PLEASE COPY.

ON THE 14TH INSTANT IN THE CATHEDRAL IN BALTIMORE BY THE REV. THOMAS FOLEY. FRANCIS S. WALTER OF TUSCALUOSA ALABAMA TO MISS FREDERICA L. OWENS OF THIS PLACE.

SEPT 28 1854
JOSEPH J. HALL                          FRANCES S. ETHERIDGE                             PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

OCT 5 1854    DENNIS B. MORSE                       CYNTHIA BRUCE                                          PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

OCT 7 1854    KEELING WHITEHURST               VIRGINIA SMITH                                           PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

OCT 19 1854  JOSEPH A. GOODSON                 AMANDA H. PEED                                        NORFOLK

OCT 20 1854   ALEXANDER SMITH                    MARIA JANE WOOD                                     PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

OCT 26 1854  JAMES E. KILGRO                       JULIA MUNDEN                                            PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY  

OCTOBER 1 1854
ON THE 27TH INSTANT AT THE CENTENARY CHURCH RICHMOND. BY THE REV. JOSEPH H. DAVIS. MR. JAMES P. COFFMAN OF PETERSBURG FORMERLY OF ROCKBIRDGE COUNTY TO NANNIE A. BONNEY OF RICHMOND

OCTOBER 15 1854
WED EVENING REV. MR. JACKSON. DR. JOSEPH A. MANNING TO ANNIE S. HUBARD 2ND DAUGHTER OF J.R. HUBBARD. ALL OF THIS CITY.

ON THE SAME EVENING BY THE SAME. EDWARD C. BRUCE EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR OF THE WINCHESTER TO MISS ELIZA HUBBARD ELDEST DAUGHTER OF J.R. HUBBARD OF THIS CITY.

OCTOBER 16 1854
NANSEMOND COUNTY ON TUES. 10TH INSTANT BY THE REV. MR. SAUNDERS. MR. RICHARD FLETCHER OF RICHMOND TO SUSANNAH F. YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF THE LATE CAPTAIN SAMUEL HAYNES OF NORFOLK COUNTY

OCTOBER 26 1854
IN NORFOLK COUNTY, ON TUES LAST, BY THE REV. MR. YOUNG. MR. WILLIAM S. WRIGHT OF NANSEMOND COUNTY TO PRISCILLA B. SECOND DAUGHTER OF MR. JNO T. BIDGOOD OF THE FIRST COUNTY.

OCTOBER 30 1854
ON THE 26TH INSTANT BY THE REV. DR. E. YATES REESE. THOMAS J. JENNINGS OF NORFOLK VA. TO CELMENTINE A.LANE DAUGHTER OF MICHAEL LAMB OF BALTIMORE MARYLAND.

OCT 31 1854  JAMES J. HACKET                        MARY A. RAKES                                                     BUCKINGHAM COUNTY  his THOMAS & ELIZABETH HACKET

OCTOBER 31 1854
ON THE EVENING OF THE 12TH INSTNAT BY THE REV. JOHN N. SAUNDERS. MR. ROBERT N.W. KEELING TO MISS VIRGINIA SMITH ALL OF NORFOLK COUNTY VA.

NOV 1 1854    JAMES GILES                              ANNA MARIA W. RIDDICK                           NORFOLK

NOV 1 1854    JOHN W. DABNEY                       M.C. B. RIDDICK                                           NORFOLK

NOV 4 1854    JESSE DYER                                MARY SIMMONS                                         PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

NOV 4 1854
THURS AFTERNOON. AT 2PM BY THE REV. MR. O'KEEFE, MR. RICHARD G. BROUGHTON JR. EDITOR OF THE HERALD TO MISS EMILY R. DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM WARD.

IN NORFOLK COUNTY ON THURS EVENING LAST. BY THE REV. JEREMIAH HENDREN. MR. WILLIAM WILLIAMS TO MISS ELIZABETH ANN WIDGEN.

ON THE 11TH ULTIMATE IN BALTIMORE BY THE REV. MR. MORGAN ANDREW J. DENBY OF NORFOLK TO MISS H. VIRGINIA ONLY DAUGHTER OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM PHILLIPS OF THE FORMER CITY.

NOV 8 1854
AT CITY POINT ON THE IST INSTANT BY THE REV. E.P. WILSON. DAVID B. DUGGER OF PETERSBURG TO MISS MARY VIRGINIA ONLY DAUGHTER OF C. PROCTOR OF THE FORMER PLACE.

NOV 16 1854  THOMAS W. KEELING                  ELIZABETH BRAITHWAITE                           PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

NOV 22 1854   JAMES GULL                              EMILY JIMMERSON                                     BUCKINGHAM COUNTY  EMAIL ME.

NOV 22 1854
ON THE 19TH INSTANT AT ST. PETERS CHURCH RICHMOND BY THE REV. MR. TEELING. MR. BERNARD REDMOND OF RICHMOND TO MISS BRIDGE KAVANAUGH OF NORFOLK .

NOV 23 1854   DENNIS DUDLEY                         ELIZA LAMBERT                                          NORFOLK

NOV. 25 1854
NORFOLK COUNTY THURS EVE LAST. BY REV. JEREMIAH HENDREN. DENNIS DUDLEY TO ELIZA LAMBERT.

NOV 29 1854  GEORGE ARCHER CRALLE          LOUISA WILKERSON WILLIAMS                 NORFOLK

NOV 29 1854  MARCELLUS GEORGE                 ELIZABETH FRANCES BUNCH                     NORFOLK 

DEC 4 1854    JOSHUA WHITEHURST                MARGARET SMITH                                      PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY 

DEC 8 1854
ON WED EVE IN THECUMBERLAND STREET M.E. CHURCH BY THE REV. J.E. EDWARDS. MR WILLIAM FALLEN TO MARGARET C. GRIFFIN ALL OF THIS CITY.

DEC 14 1854   JOHN T. SIMMONS                      SARAH ANN DEY                                         PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

DEC 15 1854   ENOCH WHITEHURST                  MARY FRANCES DOUDGE                            PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY

DEC 15 1854
AT GREEN MANSION IN MATHEWS COUNTY, ON THE 13TH INSTANT BY THE REV. R.M. GLASSCOCK. MR. WILLIAM LANE TO MRS.MARY A. DIGGS ALL OF SAID COUNTY.

DEC 16 1854
IN PORTSMOUTH ON DEC 14TH REV. GEORGE W. BAIN. CHARLES C. GRICE TO MARY E. ELDEST DAUGHTER OF DAVID BAIN.

DEC 19 1854 MERIWEATHER MINSTER               MARY SUSAN GORDON                              NORFOLK CITY

DEC 20 1854   WILLIAM H. CARLON                   SARAH JANE COOPER KAY                        NORFOLK

DEC 21 1854   HUMPHREY A. GILBERT              JUDITH MORRIS                                          BUCKINGHAM  JOHN & RHODA MORRIS, HUMPHREY/POLINA 

DEC 21 1854  CORNELIUS M. DOZIER                ELIZABETH SUSAN DENNIS                         NORFOLK

DEC 23 1854  THOMAS WILLIS GODWIN            MARGARETTA ELLENOR WHITING             NORFOLK

DEC 24 1854
ON TUES MORN BY THE REV. T.G. JONES. REV. M. WINSTON TO MISS MARY S. GORDON DAUGHTER OF THE REV. ROBERT GORDON.

IN WELDON DEC 20TH BY THE REV. J.J. WYCHE. PATRICK S.M. Y SMITH OF RICHMOND VA. TO MISS ANN J. ELDEST DAUGHTER OF DAVID GLASS OF NORFOLK.

DEC 31 1854

IN PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY ON THURS EVENING LAST BY THE REV. JEREMIAH HENDREN. MR. ARCHIBALD MCKOON TO MISS CYNTHIA WILLIAMS.
Note: Most all of the Gloucester & Tazewell  & Louisa County, Norfolk, Princess Anne County records have names of of parents, please email me if you need that information at the link given above.
NORFOLK CITY MARRIAGES are now available for look up
1850-1899
IF you want a look up email me with names and appoximate date.
specify "norfolk city".

ALSO NEED HELP WITH SPELLING OF SOME OF THE NORFOLK CITY NAMES....... thanks.....

frmrnyr@aol.com

ALSO THE ONES THAT ARE WRITTEN OUT ARE FROM EITHER THE AMERICAN BEACON OR THE SOUTHERN ARGUS FROM NORFOLK VA

SAMPLE OF 1854 PRINCESS ANNE COUNTY MARRIAGE REGISTER