Miles Hancock Linton and Elizabeth Clara McKune Marriage Bond


Marriage Bond

The Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Be it known, that we, Miles Linton, as principal, and Curtis Linton, as surety, are jointly and severally bound to the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the sum of one hundred dollars.  The condition of this bond is as follows:  That whereas, marriage is intended to be solemnized between the above bound Miles Linton and Elizabeth McKune.  Now, if there is no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage, this bond shall be void; otherwise, it shal remain in full force and effect.  Dated at Bardstown, Nelson County, this 15th day of February, 1884.   Miles Linton, Curtis Linton, Attest:  William H. Rowan, Clerk Nelson County Court.


February 14th 1884, Clerk of the Nelson County Court.  I here notify you to issue marriage license to Miles Linton to intermarry with my daughter, Elizabeth McKune.  W. H. McKune.  Attest, J. M. Linton.

Miles Hancock Linton was the son of William Yerby Linton and Mary Polly Hagan, born October 11, 1854, in Nelson County, Kentucky.  Elizabeth Clara McKune was the son of W. H. McKune, born in 1868.  Miles and Elizabeth had at least 3 children:  John Carl, Eugene and Estella Linton.  Miles was the grandson of Moses Linton and Ann Nancy Pead, and Edward and Mary Hagan, and the great-grandson of Captain John Hancock Linton and Ann Nancy Mason.

Miles and Elizabeth Linton are buried in St. Thomas Cemetery, Nelson County, Kentucky.

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