Marriage Records

1795 Tankersley – Askins Marriage Bond – Washington County

Know all men by these presents that we, Charles Tankersley and Edwards Askins, 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 29th day of June 1795.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Charles Tankersley and Nancy Askins, 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.

Charles Tankersley, Edwards Askins

Witness, John Reed

Washington County, Kentucky



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