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Lewis Linton and Sarah Janes 1820 Marriage

The Lewis Linton in this marriage bond is the son of Captain John Linton and Ann Nancy Mason.

Scan120 1Know all men by these presents that we, Lewis Linton and Thomas Janes, are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the just and full sum of Fifty Pounds, current money, to the payment of which well and truly to be made to the said Commonwealth, we bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated this 21st day of November, 1820.  The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Lewis Linton and Miss Sarah Janes, daughter of the above bound Thomas Janes, for which a license has issued.  Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue in law.

Lewis Linton, Thomas Janes

Teste, Stephen C. Brown, D.C.

Washington County, Kentucky

Joseph Ray and Nancy Brown Marriage Bond – 1802

Scan_Pic1710Know all men by these presents that we, Joseph Ray and Benjamin Brown, are held and firmly bound unto his excellency James Garrard, Esq., Governor of Kentucky, and his successors in the penal sum of fifty pounds current money to the payment of which will and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly be these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 26th day of January 1802.  The condition of the above obligation is such that if there should be no legal cause to obstruct a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Joseph Ray and Nancy Brown, daughter to Peter Brown, he having given his consent, then the obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.

Joseph Ray, Benjamin Brown

Scan_Pic1711Sir, Please to grant license to Joseph Ray and Nancy Brown, my daughter, and you will oblige me.                        Peter Brown

Teste.  William B. Brashear, Benjamin Brown

January 25th, 1802

Washington County, Kentucky

Early Jefferson County Marriage Bonds

Early Jefferson County Marriage Bonds

Virginia – Kentucky

December 1781 – March 1785

  • Samuel Wells married Mary Spear –  December 30, 1781
  • Samuel W. Culbertson married Letticia Gillilin – February 18, 1782
  • Peter Kuykendal married Sarah Applegate – April 4, 1783
  • William Oldham married Penelope Pope – July 19, 1783
  • Younger Yeanoins married Rosannah Dunkin – before 1784
  • George Venshioner married Jane Kimble – February 16, 1784
  • John Slinker married the widow Elizabeth Faith – February 23, 1784
  • Jacob Funk married Elsa Vanmeter – April 9, 1784
  • James Asturgus, Jr., married Jemima LeMaster – May 28, 1784
  • John Grimes married Sarah Leonard – June 17, 1784
  • William Brownfield married Elizabeth Hinch – July 7, 1784
  • Henry Bolling married the widow Sarah Bonam – July 7, 1784
  • John Rees married Jean Wich – July 13, 1784
  • William Clark married Michelle Owens – July 23, 1784
  • Trammel Hickman married Elizabeth Burros – October 5, 1784
  • William Johnston married Betsy Winn – November 11, 1784
  • Joseph Fleming married Catherine Jones – November 30, 1784
  • Alexander Breckenridge married the widow Jane Floyd – December 9, 1784
  • James Kinison married Elizabeth Young – December 1784 – March 1785
  • Tomas Williams married Jean Hunter – December 1784 – March 1785
  • John McMannis married Nancy Gasseway – December 1784 – March 1785
  • Eunis Arnot married Debra Crumpstock – December 1784 – March 1785
  • John Worman married Susannah Hoglan – December 1784 – March 1785