My Husband is a grandson of August and Ernestine Schmidt Mevis.I have four registrations of unrelated Mevis/Mewes weddings.
1. CHRISTIAN F. MEWES, born in Germany, a farmer and resident of Hustisford, WI,is wed to ELEANORE W. MUCHOW (MEUCHAW)in Hustisford, 19 May, 1867.A religious ceremony is performed by G. Schwantes, of Hartford. Parents of the Groom are:CHRISTIAN MEWES and JOHANNA MEWES. Parents of the Bride are:FREDERICK BECKER and CHARLOTTE BECKER. The date of Registration is 14, June, 1867.
2. AUGUST F. MEWES, born in Germany, a farmer and resident of Oak Grove, WI, is wed to LOUIZA WEGNER, in Theresa, Dodge Co, WI, 31 January, 1869.A Religious ceremony is performed by Phillip Wambganfs. Witnesses: W. Buslaff and Julius Sehman.Parents of the Groom: LUDWIG MEWES and WILHELMINE MEWES. Parents of the Bride: MICHAEL WEGNER and HENRIETTA WEGNER. Registration of marriage: 8 February, 1869.
3. AUGUST FERDINAND MEWES, born in Prussia, Farmer and resident of Oak Grove, Dodge Co, WI, is wed to MARIE WILHELMINE AUGUSTE SCHELPEPER on 14 July, 1869. A Religious ceremony was performed by A. Denninger, of Herman, Dodge Co, WI. Parents of the Groom: LUDWIG MEWES and WILHELMINE RUHE.Parents of the Bride: CARL FRIEDRICH SCHELPEPER and JOHANNA WILHELMINE DERGE. Date of registration of marriage: 19 July 1869.
4. CHARLES MEWES, born in Krakpw, Prussia, Farmer and resident of London, Dane Co, WI. is wed to ALBERTINE SCHROLDER, born in Wartin, Pommern, Prussia. They were wed in a Moravian ceremony, 25 December, 1885, in Aztalan, Jefferson Co, WI. by John Praeger, Lake Mills, Jefferson Co, WI. Witnesses: Auguste Schmidt and Joe Kraus. Parents of the Groom: FREDERICK MEWES and AUGUSTE SCHMIDT. Parents of the Bride: CHRISTIAN SCHROEDER and FREDERICKA KORTH. Date of registration of marriage: 29 Dec 1885.