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1828 Scott – Lowe Marriage License – Nelson County

Nelson County, to wit;

To any authorized Minister of the Gospel

These are to license you to solemnize the rites of matrimony according to the forms of the church to which you belong between Thomas Scott and Miss Lavina Lowe, the ward of John Wiseman.

Given under my hand as clerk of the court court of the said county this 10th day of November 1828.

Benjamin Grayson

Nelson County, to wit;

I, Benjamin Grayson, clerk of the county court of the said county, do certify that bond is given by the said Thomas Scott, with the said John Wiseman, his security as required by law on his application for the above license, and the consent of the said John Wiseman being personally given.

Given under my hand the date above,

Benjamin Grayson

1827 Marriage License Lutes – Duvall – Nelson County

Nelson County

To any authorized minister of the Gospel.

These are to license you to solemnize the rites of matrimony according to the forms of the church to which you belong between Wilson Lutes, son of William Lutes, and Miss Cynthia Duvall, daughter of John L. Duvall.

Given under my hand as Clerk of the County court of the said county this 4th day of May 1827.

Thomas T. Grayson

Nelson County

I, Thomas T. Grayson, clerk of the county court of the said county, do certify that bond is given by the said Wilson Lutes, with Dennis Pursell, his security, as required by law, on his application for the above license and that the consent of the above named William Lutes and John L. Duvall is duly certified to me.

Given under my hand the date above.

Thomas T. Grayson

1828 Vittitow – Miller Marriage License – Nelson County

Nelson County, to wit;

To any authorized Minister of the Gospel

These are to license you to solemnize the rites of matrimony according to the forms of the church to which you belong, between Samuel Vittitow and Miss Elizabeth Miller, daughter of Jacob Miller.

Given under my hand as clerk of the county court of the said county this 10th day of December 1828.

Ben Grayson

Nelson County, to wit;

I, Benjamin Grayson, clerk of the county court of said county do certify that bond is given by the said Samuel Vittitow with Nathaniel Wickliffe as his security, as required by law, on his application for the above license and that the consent of the said Jacob Miller is personally given.

Given under my hand the date above,

Ben Grayson

1783 Robison – Thompson Marriage Bond and Consent – Lincoln County

Know all men by these presents that we, John Robison and James Johnson, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, Benjamin Harrison, Esq., Governor of Virginia, in the sum of fifty pounds current money, to the payment  whereof to be made to the said Governor and his successors.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 20th day of December 1783.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound John Robison and Ann Thompson, 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.

John Robison, James Johnson

Sealed and delivered in presence of Willis Green

Sir, please let the recipient have license for to marry John Robison and Ann Thompson and I will stand betwixt you and all danger (?).  John Thompson.

Russell – Lyons Marriage License and Certificate – Mercer County

Marriage License

The Commonwealth of Kentucky

To any Minister of the Gospel, or other Person legally authorized to solemnize Matrimony

You are permitted to solemnize the rites of Matrimony between Isaac Russell and Zurah Lyons the requirements of the law having been complied with.

Witness my signature as Clerk of Mercer County Court, this 5th day of October 1866.

                         Ben C. Allin, Clerk by C. W. Allin, D.C.

Marriage Certificate

This is to Certify that on the 7th day of October 1866, the Rites of Matrimony were legally solemnized by me, between Isaac Russell and Zurah Lyons at Zachariah Lyons in the County of Mercer, Kentucky, in the presence of Letcher McCowan, George Burrus and Peter Davis.

Signed, Robert A. Nelson

 

 

Salbritt Doty and Emily Henderson Marriage Bond and License

Know all men by these presents that we, Sabritt Doty and Alexander Henderson, are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the penal sum of fifty pounds current money, the payment of which well and truly to be made.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly, severally and firmly by these presents, sealed and dated this 22nd day of February 1836.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a license about to issue from the clerk’s office of the Garrard County Court for a marriage intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound Sabritt Doty and Emily Henderson.  Now should there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

Sabritt Doty, Alexander Henderson

Witness, James H. Letcher, County Clerk

State of Kentucky, Garrard County – To wit

I, James H. Letcher, Clerk of the County Court in and for the Count aforesaid, do certify that bond and security have been taken in my office and consent given as the law requires for a license to issue for a marriage intended to be had and solemnized between Sabritt Doty and Emily Henderson.

This is therefore to empower any legally authorized minister of the gospel to join together in the holy state of matrimony the said Sabritt and Emily, according to the rules and ceremonies of his church.

Given under my hand as clerk of the County Court of Garrard County this 22nd day of February 1836.

James H. Letcher, Clerk

 

Steen – Brenton 1786 Bourbon County Marriage

Know all men by these presents that we, William Steen and Adam Brenton, of Bourbon County, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, Patrick Henry, Esq., Governor of this Commonwealth, and his successors in the penal sum of fifty pounds, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Patrick Henry, Esq., or his successors, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this first day of December 1786.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas I, John Edwards, Clerk of the County of Bourbon, have this day issued a license for the marriage of William Steen and Ann Brenton, of this county.  If therefore, there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, and that no damages accrue by means of said license being issued, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

William Steen, Adam Brenton

Sealed and Delivered in presence of . . .

This is to certify that Ann Brenton has freely given her consent to wed with William Steen this 23rd day of November 1786.

Ann Brenton, her mark

Test.  John Miller, Alexander McKinzey