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Stout-Waters 1792 Marriage Bond – Washington County

Know all men by these presents that we, Aaron Stout and Philemon Waters, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money to which payment well and truly to be made to said Governor.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 4th October 1792.

The condition of this obligation is such that if there be no lawful cause to obstruct a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Aaron Stout and Jenny Waters then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

Aaron Stout, Philemon Waters

Witness, John Reed, Jr.

Allen – Cambron 1799 Marriage Bond and Consents Washington County

Know all men by these presents that we, David Allen and James Cambron, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money, to the payment where of 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 25th day of November 1799.  The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound David Allen and Rebekah Cambron, for which a license has issued.  Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.

David Allen, James Cambron

Witness, John Reed

November the 25th 1799  This is to certify that Thomas Cambron doth agree, and his wife Nancy, to give their daughter Rebekah in the Bonds of Matrimony unto David Allen.  Given under our hands and seals the date above written.

Thomas Cambron, Nancy Cambron

Test.  John Cambron, James Cambron

November 25th 1799  This is to certify that Sarah Mattingly agrees to give her son, David Allen, in the Bonds of Matrimony unto Rebekah Cambron, given under my hand and seal the day above written.

Sarah Mattingly

Test.  John Cambron, James Cambron

 

Wheatley-Riney 1798 Marriage Bond – Washington County

Know all men by these presents that we, James Wheatley and Joseph Riney, 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 4th day of January 1798.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound James Wheatley and Susannah Riney, for which a license has issued.  Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.

James Wheatley, Joseph Riney

Witness, John Reed

I am willing for a marriage intended between James Wheatley and my daughter, Susannah, given under my hand and seal this 4th day of January 1798.

Thomas Riney

Test. Joseph Riney, Stanish Langston

Henry-Hardin 1794 Washington County Marriage Bond

Know all men by these presents, that we, Barnabas M. Henry and Martin Hardin, 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 20th day of May 1794.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Barnabas . Henry and Sarah Hardin.  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.

B. M. Henry, Martin Hardin

Teste. John Reed

Wathen-Spalding 1798 Marriage Bond – Washington County

Know all men by these presents that we,Henry H. Wathen and John B. Wathen, 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 11th day of April 1798.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Henry H. Wathen and Mary Spalding, 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.

Henry H. Wathen, John B. Wathen

John Reed

Sir, you may issue marriage license between Henry H. Wathen and my daughter, Mary Spalding, and am your servant.

Benedict Spalding, 14th April 1798

John Reed, Clerk, Washington County, Kentucky

John B. Wathen, Thomas Spalding

Although married in Washington County, when Marion County was formed in 1834, Henry Hudson Wathen and wife Mary Spalding were living in that area – now known as the Calvary area of Marion County.  In the 1850 census of Marion County Henry H. Spalding, 84, born in Maryland, is living with son Richard Wathen, his wife Mary Sophia, and their seven children – Benedict J., Harriet E., Susan A., John B., William H., Richard M. and Mary C.  Mary Spalding Wathen died in 1847, and Henry Hudson Spalding died in 1851.  They lived as man and wife for 49 years.

James Keeling – Mary Whitman 1792 Marriage Bond

Washington County, Kentucky – Marriage Records

Know all men by these presents that we,James Keeling and Benjamin Keeling, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money, 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 first day of October 1792.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound James Keeling and Mary Whitman.  Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

James Keeling, Benjamin Keeling

Witness, John Reed

This is to certify that I am willing for a marriage intended between James Keeling and Mary Whitman, of whom I am Guardian.  Given under my hand this 1st day of October 1792.

Benjamin Keeling

The Clerk of Washington

 

Woods – Patterson 1795 Marriage Bond – Washington County

Know all men by these presents that we, Samuel Woods and James Patterson, 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 25th day of March 1795.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Samuel Woods and Elizabeth Patterson, 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.

Samuel Wood, James Patterson

Witness, John Reed

Washington County, Kentucky