I wonder if anyone recognizes this man.The spelling of his name varies from record to record:Marval, Marvin and later Murren and Vincel, Vencil, Vence , Vinci.
Lackawanna County Marriage Licenses - March to June 1892 - #8818 vol 25 page 87
Marriage license application: #8818 April 16 1892 - Olyphant - Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Vincel Marval to Jane Jones - MARVAL, VINCIL-31= [1861} Germany - parents Gehemick & Lizze -occupation:miner - white (no previous spouse indicated)
Jane Jonesage 38 [=1854] born in Wales - parents John & Mary -- previous husband died April 1884 - white(Jane Jones, I believe, is her married name and her maiden name was probably Jane A Manuell, married before to a Jones in Australia, perhaps William G Jones.)
1900 Census Blakely, Lackawanna co, PA - Sixth Stret Venc*MARVIN, Vency1864 = 38GERMANY, both parents from Germanymarried 9 years wife Jane - Oct 1854 45 married 9 years Wales Wales Wales5 children 2 living - immigrated 1884 15 years living with them John H(Jones crossed out) step son June 1877 22 born AUSTRALIA WW - immigrated 1884 Mary A step daughter Aug 1879 20 born AUSTRALIA WW - immigrated 1884 15years
1920 Blakely, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Jane Marvin mother-in-law - age 63 - 1857 Wales - keeps getting younger William j Evans 43 = 1877 head - widowed Doris daughter age 18
I have more information about his wife and step children from Australia.
I appreciate hearing from anyone who recognizes these names.