1792 Denham – Trusnao Marriage Bond – Madison County

Know all men by these presents that we, John Denham and David White, are held and firmly bound unto His Excellency, the Governor, Isaac Shelby, Esquire, Governor or Chief Magistrate of this Commonwealth, in the sum of fifty pounds to the which payment well and truly to be made to said Governor or his successors.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed and dated this 16th day of September 1792.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound John Denham and Ellendar Trusnao, both of Madison County.  If there be no lawful cause to obstruct the same then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force, power and virtue.

John Denham, David White

Signed, sealed and acknowledged in the presence of Will Irvine.

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