Know all men by these presents, that we Nathaniel Carrico and Raphael Lancaster are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the Just and full sum of Fifty Pounds, current money, the payment of which well and truly to be made to the said Commonwealth, we bind ourselves, our heirs, Jointly and Severally firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 1st day of November 1817. The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a Marriage shortly intended between the above bound Nathaniel Carrieo and Miss Anne Mattingly, ward of Benedict Carrico for which a License has issued, now if there be no lawful use to obstruct said Marriage, then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force and virtue in Law. Nathaniel Carrico, Raphael Lancaster
Witness, John Hughes, Jr.
To the clerk of the Washington County Court, you are hereby directed to issue a license for Nathaniel Carrico to married Ann Mattingly and this shall be your warrant for the same. Given under my hand as Guardian for the said Anne Mattingly this 1st day of November 1817. Benedict Carrico
Witness Raphael Lancaster, V. H. Nantz
Sworn to by Raphael Lancaster November 1st, 1817. J. Hughes, Jr., Clerk.
Nathaniel Carrico is my 3rd great-grandfather. His first wife was Anne O’Bryan, married January 6, 1810, in Washington County, Kentucky, with whom he had one son, Pius M. Carrico, born November 10, 1810, my 2nd great-grandfather.