Latimer-Parks 1842 Boyle County Marriage Bond

Know all men by these presents that we, John B. H. Latimer and H. Jackman, 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 18th 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 John B. H. Latimer and Elizabeth M. Parks, of this county.  Now, shall it always hereafter appear, that there is no cause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

John B. H. Latimer, Houston Jackman

Test, Duff Green, Clerk, Boyle County Courthouse, protem

I certify that the consent of Moses Parks, father of Elizabeth M. Parks, to the within mentioned marriage is as expressed in a certificate from him which was proved by the oath of Houston Jackman, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto – April 18th 1842.

Duff Green, Clerk, Boyle County Courthouse, protem

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