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Adam Pearce – Amy Graves 1798 Marriage Bond

Know all men by these presents that we, Adam Pearce and Isaac Pearce, 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 6th day of December 1798.  The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Adam Pearce and Amy Graves, for which a license is issued.  Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then he obligation to be void or else to remain in full force.

Adam Pearce, Isaac Pearce

Witness, Moses Rice

Washington County, State of Kentucky

This is to certify that I have given leave unto Adam Pearce to take out license for marriage between him and my daughter, Amy Graves, and him given under my hand this 1st day of December 1798.

William Graves and Nancy Graves

John Pearce, Jacob Pearce

Holt – Maddox 1829 Marriage Bond and Consents

Know all men by these presents that we, Valentine Holt and John Darnall, are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the penal sum of fifty pounds current money, to the payment of which well and truly to be made unto said state.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 2nd day of May 1829.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a license about to issue for a marriage intended to be solemnized between the above bound Valentine and Nancy Maddox.  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.

Valentine Holt, John Darnall

Teste.  Thomas Allin, D. C.

I do hereby authorize the Clerk of Mercer County to issue marriage license for my daughter, Nancy, and Valentine Holt to marry April 28th 1829.

William Maddox

Witness, John Darnall, William Goodlett

Mercer County

This day John Darnall appeared before me, William Bohon, a Justice of the Peace for said County, and made oath that he had frequently heard from different persons that Nancy Maddox was twenty-one years of age and that he is personally acquainted with her and to the best of his belief said girl is of that age.  Given under my hand this 2nd day of May 1829.

William Bohon, JP

Mercer County, Kentucky

George Holt and Easter Royalty Marriage Bond and Consents

October 13, 1833, a marriage bond was written for George Holt and Easter Royalty in Mercer County, Kentucky.  Consents were written by both mothers – Hannah Holt and Elizabeth Royalty.

Know all men by these presents that we, George Holt and Joel Royalty, are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the penal sum of fifty pounds current money, to the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 19th day of October 1833.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a license about to issue for a marriage intended to be solemnized between said George Holt and Easter Royalty.

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.

George Holt, Joel Royalty

Witness, Thomas Allin, County Clerk

This is to certify that I have no objections against my son, George Holt, marrying to Easter Ann Royalty.  Also this is to authorize you to issue a marriage license for the purpose of their marrying.  Given under my hand this 18th day of October 1833.

Hannah Holt

Attest.  Jesse Guess, Valentine Holt

This is to certify that I have no objections to my daughter, Easter Ann Royalty, marrying to George Holt, and this is to authorize you to issue a marriage license for the purpose of their marrying, given under my hand this 19th day of October 1833.

Elizabeth Royalty

Attest.  Jesse Guess, Joel Royalty

 

1795 Doom-Stephens Marriage in Washington County

Know all men by these presents, that we, Jacob Doom and Jeremiah Gough, 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 23 day of May 1795.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Jacob Doom and Polly Stephens, 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 and virtue.

Jacob Doom, Jr., Jeremiah Gough

Sir, My sister Polly is of age and her parents are dead and I am her guardian.  Therefore please to grant unto Jacob Doom, Jr., license to be married to her her and I will esteem it a favor done to your friend and humble servant.  Solomon Stephens

May 22, 1795

Test. Chester Herald, James Herald

Washington County, Kentucky