This is a copy of the marriage record for my third great-grandparents, James MULLIGAN and Sarah Norton WEBSTER. They were married on 5 November 1865 in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan.
To my knowledge, James was married twice prior to marrying Sarah. He was first marriage to a Margaret, and had at least four children: Maria, Patrick, Michael, and Bridget. He then married a Sophia, and had three children: Joseph, James P, and Julia.
Sarah was first married to Abram Marshall COFFINGER. The were married on 5 May 1850, in Michigan. Together they had at least five children: Esther Besty, Calvin William, Amos Parks, Emma Amelia, and Mary Ellen. Abram died on 29 September 1863 in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan.
James and Sarah had at least three children together: Edward Peter, Sarah Jane, and Margaret Elizabeth. Margaret died on 6 February 1886 at the age of 12.
James died on 8 September 1879 in Flint, Genesee, Michigan. Sometime between 1888 and 1892, Sarah, Edward, and Sarah Jane relocated to Chicago.