Marriage Records

Pulaski County Marriage Returns

I found the following marriage returns at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Somerset.  Notice the handwriting, very modern.  Perhaps the old records were difficult to read and it was decided to make these copies for future generations.

Pulaski County – This is to certify that William Wade and Sarah Allan is joined together in wedlock by me July 15th day 1799.  [To] Mr. William Fox – Elliott Jones.

The foregoing list of marriages was returned to my office as Clerk of the Pulaski County Court by the Reverend Elliott Jones and the same has been duly recorded in my office.  Att. Will Fox, C.P.C.

Pulaski County – This is to certify that James Board and Elizabeth Walker are joined together in the holy state of matrimony agreeable to license obtained from the clerk of the said county for executing the same.  Given under my hand 18th day of November 1800.  Elliott Jones.

The foregoing list of marriage was returned to my office as Clerk of the Pulaski County Court by the Reverend Elliott Jones and the same has been duly recorded in my office.  Att. Will Fox, C.P.C.

I do hereby certify that on the 18th day of January I joined together in the holy state of matrimony John Porterfield and Elizabeth Buster; also on the 12th day of November Jacob Waggoner and Dridy Sergant; also on the 24th day of December Obed Ramey and Omey Black.  Thomas Hill.

The foregoing lists of marriages was returned to me as Clerk of the Pulaski County Court by the Reverend Thomas Hill and the same has been duly recorded in my office.  Att. Will Fox, C.P.C.

Pulaski County 1803 – I hereby certify that on the 17th day of March I joined together in the holy state of matrimony William Churchwell and Betsy Crawford as the law directs; also on the 22nd day of March I joined together as aforesaid George Burton and Ibley Lewis; also on the 19th of May I joined together as aforesaid James Burton and Caty Baker; also on the 21st day of May I joined together as aforesaid Jeremiah Jackson and Anne Burton; also on the 2nd day of June I joined together as aforesaid Peter Baker and Nancy Hudson; also on the 18th of August I joined together as aforesaid William Walker and Margaret Raburn; also on the 19th of August I joined together as aforesaid Robert Williams and Polly Pace.  Given under my hand for the year one thousand eight hundred and three.  Thomas Hill.

The foregoing lists of marriages was produced to me as Clerk of the Pulaski County Court by the Reverend Thomas Hill and the same has been duly recorded in my office.  Att. Will Fox, C.P.C.

December the 26th, 1803 – Please record the following list of marriages:  Stephen McKinney and Elizabeth Briant, April 4, 1803; John Tumbston and Rachel Neal January 21, 1803; William Eastham and Margaret Crawford July 15th 1802; Allen Brown and Betsey Johnson January 26, 1803; Richard Hill and Martha Gilmore October 7th, 1802.  Thomas Hansford.

4 replies »

  1. These are what is known as the Ministers Return, listing marriages performed by ministers or Justice of the Peace.

  2. Photo copies of the old marriage bonds are located at the Pulaski County Historical Society in the basement of the public library.

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