This the only Scarmahorn marriage in the entire listing of marriages for Washington County. Perhaps the couple married and traveled on to another county, or even another state. Seprate Case married Betsy Phillips March 31, 1813, probably as his second wife.
Know all men by these presents that we, Joseph Scarmahorn and Jacob Scarmahorn 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 14th day of September 1798.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Joseph Scarmahorn and Kizzy Case, for which a license has issued. Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force.
Joseph Scharmahorn, Jacob Sharmahorn
Witness, John Reed
I hereby certify that I have given my consent to a marriage intended between Joseph Scarmahorn and my daughter, Kizzy Case, given under my hand and seal this 14th day of September 1798
Teste. Thomas McIntire, William McIntire
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