Marriage Records

1799 Marriage Bond of William Martin and Peggy Hornbuckle – Jessamine County

Know all men by these presents that we, William Martin and William Hornbuckle, are held and firmly bound unto James Garrard, Esquire, Governor of Kentucky and his successors, in the sum of fifty pounds, to which payment 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 22nd day of September 1799.
The obligation of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound William Martin and Peggy Hornbuckle.  Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

                  William Martin, William Hornbuckle

Teste.  Samuel H. Woodson, Clerk

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