Richard Russell and Elizabeth Williams 1842 Marriage Bond – Boyle County

marriageKnow All Men By These Presents, That we, Richard Russell and Jacob Parsons, are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the sum of 50 pounds, to the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.  Sealed with our seals, and dated this 13th day of April 1842.

The condition of the above obligation is such, That whereas a Marriage is shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Richard Russell and Elizabeth Williams of this County:  Now, shall it always hereafter appear, that there is no just cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

Richard Russell, Jacob Parsons

Test, Duff Green, Clerk Pro Tem

marriage-2I certify that the Consent of Mary Williams, mother of Elizabeth Williams, to the within mentioned marriage was expressed in a certificate from her which was proven by the oath of Jacob Parsons, a subscribing witness thereto.  April 13th, 1842.

Duff Green, Clerk Boyle County Clerk Pro Tem

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