James Polin McIlvoy and Lucinda Jane Brothers were married January 26, 1864, in Washington County, Kentucky. James was the son of Daniel McIlvoy, born in Ireland, and Matilda Hardin. Lucinda was the daughter of William Brothers and Prudence Crouch. During their sixteen years of married life James and Lucinda had four children – William Alexander, Mary Ebbie, Mattie Eugenia and Thomas Joseph McIlvoy. James died August 26, 1880, and was buried in the cemetery at Hillsborough Church in Washington County. Lucinda lived another 43 years!
You are permitted to solemnize the Rites of Matrimony between James McIlvoy and Lucinda Brothers the requirements of the law having been complied with. Witness my signature as Clerk of the Washington County Court, the 22nd day of January 1864.
R. S. Peter, Clerk
This is to Certify that on the 26th day of January 1864, the Rites of Marriage were legally solemnized by me, between James McIlvoy and Lucinda Brothers at Mrs. Brothers in the County of Washington in the presence of Miss Alice Muller and W. V. Campbell.
Signed W. L. Corn