Wedding Wednesday- She was just Seventeen

Alfred Ernest Muckle and Julia Cleopatra Bough married on April 26th, 1885 in the English Episcopal Church in Christiansted, Danish West Indies. (Now the US Virgin Islands) As shown in the Register of Marriages 1867-1901 St. Johns Anglican Church.

St Johns Marriage Register Click for larger view
St Johns Marriage Register
Click for larger view

My 3x great-aunt Julia C. Bough was a 17-year-old seamstress, her husband Alfred Ernest Muckle was a 23-year-old Factory Clerk, both from Christiansted St. Croix.

Witnesses were: Peter Bough, and Alfred Hennerman. Minister officiating was Ch. Brauch, Curate in charge.

St. Johns Anglican Church Bell Tower
St. Johns Anglican Church Bell Tower

The church Bells rang out joyfully for the new couple!!
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Muckle.

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