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1850 Woodford County Marriage Bonds and Returns

Date of Marriage Bond – Name of Couple – Minister’s Return

Woodford County Kentucky

  • April 3, 1850 – Ewin Trower to Louisa E. Johnson.
  • April 6, 1850 – Johnson Miller to Sarah Shryock. I hereby certify that I, a minister of the gospel of the Presbyterian Church, celebrated the rites of matrimony between Johnson Miller and Sarah Shryock of the County of Woodford and State of Kenucky on the 7th day of April 1850.  William M. King.
  • May 13, 1850 – Benjamin F. Taylor to Eleanor H. Yancy. I hereby certify that the rites of matrimony between Benjamin F. Taylor and Eleanor H. Yancy were solemnized by me on the 14th of May 1850, J. M. Botts, M.G.
  • Mary 18, 1850 – Hugh C. Spears to Susan Mary Munday
  • May 29, 1850 – Christopher W. Veatch to Mary P. Beckam
  • June 3, 1850 – Robert S. Gray to Mariah M. Ball. This is to certify that the underlined celebrated the rites of matrimony between Robert S. Gray and Maria M. Ball, the 4th day of June 1850, Enos Campbell.
  • June 4, 1850 – Frank P. Hearn to Catherine Hiatt. I do certify that I celebrated the rites of matrimony between Frank P. Hearn and Catherine Hiatt on this 4th day of June 1850, H. H. Kavanaugh.
  • February 14, 1850 – Richard B. Young to Jane E. Jennings. I do hereby certify that I, this day, celebrated the rites of matrimony between Richard B. Young and Jane E. Jennings February 14, 1850, William Morton.
  • June 19, 1850 – John Allen to Fanny S. Derrings
  • July 22, 1850 – Hiram Wiggs to Eliza Smithy
  • July 31, 1850 – George W. Hawkins to Pamelia Sargent. I do hereby certify that I solemnized the rites of matrimony between George W. Hawkins and Pamelia a. Sargent on the first day of August 1850, J. M. Botts, M.G.

Thomas Kyle Marriage Returns 1815-1816

Mercer County, Kentucky – Marriage Returns

  • I hereby certify that a marriage was solemnized between James Marshall and Eliza Watts according to the rites and ceremonies of the Christian Church, December 5, 1815, by me, Thomas Kyle.  [Bond was issued October 8, 1815, grooms name given as Charles, bondsman John Marshall, consent for bride by William Watts.]
  • I hereby certify that a marriage was solemnized December 19, 1815, between James Chatham and Mary Owings according to the rites and ceremonies of the Christian Church, by me, Thomas Kyle.  [Bond was issued December 15, 1815, brides last name Owens, bondsman Garret Vandavier.  William Fields states he has known the bride for thirty years, that her parents are dead and she has no guardian.]
  • I hereby certify that a marriage was solemnized January 7, 1816, between John Shy and Margaret McGoffin according to the rites and ceremonies of the Christian Church, by me, Thomas Kyle.  [Bond was issued January 3, 1816, bondsman William Dunavan.]
  • I hereby certify that a marriage was solemnized February 22, 1816, between David Wood and Mary Moore according to the rites and ceremonies of the Christian Church, by me, Thomas Kyle. [Bond was issued February 21, 1816, bondsman John Wood.  Bride’s father Lamberth Moore.]
  • I hereby certify that a marriage was solemnized February 29, 1816, between John Davis and Polly Hall, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Christian Church, Thomas Kyle.  [Bond was issued February 26, 1816, bondsman Henry I. Hall, groom’s father Samuel Davis.]
  • I hereby certify that a marriage was solemnized February 29, 1816, between Mason Vannoy and Fanny Shy, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Christian Church, Thomas Kyle.  [Bond issued February 28, 1816, bondsman John Shy, bride’s father Jesse Shy.]
  • I hereby certify that a marriage was solemnized by me March 12, 1816, between Ezekiel Montgomery and Margaret Cammock, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Christian Church, Thomas Kyle.  [Bond was issued March 11, 1816, bondsman John Cammack.]

 

John Daniel married Biddy Sparrow – March 5, 1790

Scan_Pic1552One of the early marriage records of Mercer County in 1790.  John Bailey was a Baptist minister from Lincoln County.  Mercer was part of Lincoln in the early days of Kentucky.

Mercer County

These are to License and permit you to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony John Daniel and Biddy Sparrow according to the rite and ceremonies of your church and for so doing this shall be your sufficient given from under my hand this 2nd day of March 1790.   Christopher Greenup

To any Minister of the Gospel legally authorized to solemnize the rites of marriage.

Scan_Pic1553March 5th – Then was joined in the Holy State of Matrimony John Daniel and Biddy Sparrow –

John Bailey, 1790

Bailey’s return of Marriages, March 1790