Marriage Records

1804 Marriage Bond and Consent for Taylor-Gribbon – Washington County

Know all men by these presents that we, John Taylor and Elisha Adams, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money, to the payment of which well and truly to be made to the said governor and his successors.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 6th day of February 1804.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound John Taylor and Mary Gribbin, for which a license has issued.  Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.

John Taylor, Elisha Adams

Witness, John Reed

This is to certify that I give consent for Mr. John Taylor to have my daughter, Mary Gribbin, under my hand this 6th day of February 1804.

James Gribbin

Test. Elisha Adams, John Neuboutt

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