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Also, see a transcription of some of the pages of Marriage Books I and II, which also list the minister who married this couples. This information may help determine what church your ancestors attended.
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Documents below are given in the order in which they appear on the microfilm which is not paged or framed and does not have any index.
EXECUTOR BOND: SCONCE, Izbell and Robert PEERY are bound to Jas. DUNCAN, Wm McCLELLAND and .Jno. BLAIR - Justices of BC for 30 lbs on 20 October 1795 .... that Izbel SCONCE ex'r of the will of Thomas SCONCE dec'd is to make an inventory of the Estate. Signature of Izbel (X) (her mark) SCONCE. See earlier placement on microfilm #8668.
MARRIAGE BOND: SHOULTS, Joseph (X) and Mary WELTY,
Bond Date: 9 December 1796. Bondsman: John (X) WELTY,
Consent of John (X) WELTON given 9 December 1796 for the marriage of Mary WELTY - "she is 21 years of age". No relationship given. Attest: Tho. ARNOLD.
Consent of Mary (X) WELTY given 7 December 1796 - "Mary WELTY widdow of Abraham WELTY dec'd" ..... "of Burbin" Co., Ky do "freely give consent for Joseph SHOULTS to marry my daughter Mary WELTY". Attest: David WELTY
MARRIAGE BOND: GRIGSBY, Baylis and Frances PEYTON of BC.
Bond Date: 29 October 1795. Bondsman: Lewis MARSHALL.
Consent of John WALLER, "guardien for Frances PEYTON" given 23 October 1795, for the marriage of Baylis GRIGSBY and Frances PEYTON daughter of Timothy PEYTON dec 'd. Attest: Murray STREET, Thos. MATHEWS, Valentine S. PEYTON,
Marriage Date: 5 November 1795. 1st Be mg register, pg 26, Parties' names given as Balis GRIGSBY and Francis PAYTON,
MARRIAGE BOND: LONG, Michaeel and Susannah BURRACE/BURRAN/BURRON?
Bond Date: 23 February 1795. Bondsman: Samuel WELLS.
Consent of (name is in German . . . perhaps . . .SKANIRY for the marriage of Mich '1 LONG and my daughter Susanna BURROWS (her surname is clearly written) given 25 February 1795. Attest: Samuel WELLS, Avory GRIMES. (The 1795 BC tax list has: Henry BURRIS, Henry BURRUS and a John BOUCY),
Marriage Date: after 28 May 1795/before Sept 20, 1795, Parties' names given as Michael LONG and Susanna BURREN. 1st BC mg register, pg 27.
Bond Date: 3 March 1795. Bondsman: Matthew CX) GRIGG.
Consent of Matthew (X) GRIGG given 3 March 1795 for the marriage of "my daughter Betsay GRIGG and Henry BAKER", Attest: James (smudge) GRIGG and Wm B. GIGG (sic). (the 1795 BC tax list has a James, Matthew and William GREGG).
Marriage Date: 5 March 1795. 1st BC mg register, pg 26. Bride's name spelled Betsy GRIGG.
Consent of William (surname is covered by a "seal" but the surname is probably MILLER) given 24 January 1795 for the marriage of Rachel MILLER and Thomas BAKER. (no relationship is stated). Attest: Benjamin BAKER? (there is a Benjamin BAKER on the 1795 BC tax list) and John KIMBROUGH.
EXECUTOR's BOND: We Nancy (X) McCANN, Tho. RULE, Edw'd SALTS (signs SALT). and Wm KENNETT are bound to Wm GRIFFITH, Jas. DUNCAN, Jno. BLAIR and Peter FLEMING, justices of the peace for BC for 260 pounds . . . . dated 20 October 1795 . . . . Nancy (X) McCANN and Tho. RULE, executors of the will of John McCANN dec'd . . . . do submit an inventory of this estate.
MARRIAGE BOND: LITTLE, Nathaniel and Rebecca RAMSEY. (LITLE on outside of bond)
Bond Date: 10 February 1795. Bondsman: Thos. GRIFFIN who signs GRIF'FING, Groom signs bond as Nathaniel LYTLE.
Consent of Mety RAMSEY given 10 February 1795 for the marriage of "my daughter Rebecca RAMSEY and Nathaniel LITTLE", Attest: Thos. GRIFFING, John'McHOTTON (McHATTON?). (there is a Martha RAMSEY on the 1795 BC tax list.)
MARRIAGE BOND: McCOLLOM, Patrick and Elizabeth SAINTDUSKY.
Bond Date: 4 May 1795. Bondsman: Eli St. DUSKY.
Consent of Dennis and Elizabeth (X) St. DUSKY given 4 May 1795 - Elizabeth Saint DUSKY is 17 years of age. She wishs to marry Patrick McCOLLUM; "her mother Elizabeth Saint DUSKY and her guardian Dennis SaintDSKY have no objection." attest: Deborah St. DUSKY, William SMTTH, Martha SMITH.
Marriage Date: 7 May 1795. 1st BC mg register pg 32.
MARRIAGE BOND: HARNEY, Hiram and E'liz. COTTRELL. Groom signs Hiriam HARNEY.
Bond Date: 28 April 1795. Bondsman: Thos, COTTRILL.
Marriage Date: 20 October 1791? (next marriage is for 1792). This marriage date doesn't seem to match the bond date, Parties' names given as Hiram HARVEY/ HARNEY and Elizabeth COTTREL. 1st BC rng book, pg 23.
MARRIAGE BOND: BEAVENS, Charles and Susanna ARNOLD. Groom signs Charles BIVENS.
Bond Date: 18 May 1795. Bondsman: Wm ARNOLD.
Consent of James BLACK given 18 May 1795 for the marriage of Charles BEAVEANS. Attest: Anna LAND. (it's unclear if perhaps Anna Land? is giving the consent and then James BLACK is the attesting witness),
Marriage Date: after 28 May 1795. 1st BC mg register, pg 27. Groom's name given as BIVENS.
MARRIAGE BOND: KERRELL, Andrew (X) and Margaret ALEXANDER.
Bond Date: 29 March 1796. Bondsman: John (X) SUMWALT.
Statement of Jno. (X) SUMWALT that Margaret ALEXANDER is 21 years of age.
Marriage Date: not found in BC mg registers.
(See consent from LDS microfilm #8668, on page 1 of this Volume: Consent is granted by S.K. ALEXANDRIA and Elizabeth who gave consent for the marriage of their daughter Margaret ALEXANDRIA to Anderson CARRELL. (not dated) (no attest),
MARRIAGE BOND: GUSTIN, Amos and Sarah JONES of BC.
Bond Date: 2 November 1796. Bondsman: Jacob RYBOLT,
"I do certify that the above named Sarah JONES is a widow", (not signed)
Consent of Jacob JONES given 3 October 1796 for the marriage of "my daughter Susannah" with Amos GUSTIN, Attest: John JONES, John COMMANS, Jacob RYBOLT. (note the difference in the bride "s given names),
MARRIAGE BOND: SMELTSER, Peter and Susanna SYDER/LYDER.
Groom's name given as SMELSER on outside of bond.
Bond Date: 15 February 1796. Bondsman: Samuel JANUARY.
Consent of Louisa LYDER (looks like LOMDER) for the marriage of Peter SMELSER and "my daughter Susanna LYDER on 15 February 1796." Attest: George HARKMAN/HANKMAN and M. (H?) COUCHHAN. (there is a Henry LIGHTER on the 1795 BC tax list and a Henry LITORT on the 1796 BC tax list).
MARRIAGE BOND: GETTINGS, Henry and Rebekah SMITH of BC.
Bond Date: 29 December 1796. Bondsman: John GOHAGEN who signs GEOGHEGEN.
Statement of Jno. GEOGHEGAN given 29 December 1796 that Rebecca SMITH is 21y of age.
Consent of Henry GETTINGS, Cath. SMITH and Rebekah SMITH that Henry GETTINGS and Rebecckah SMITH "are mutually agreed" to be married "with the consent of their parents". Given 25 December 1796. No attest.
Marriage Date: not dated but among 1797 marriages in BC 1st mg register. 1st BC mg register, pg 29.
Parties' names given as Henry GITTINGS and Rebecah SMITH.
MARRIAGE BOND: SCOTT, Thos. and Jane SPEERS of BC.
Bond Date: 21 October 1796. Bondsman: John FORSYTHE.
Consent of Jen SPEERS given 21 October 1796: "As I am of mature age and destitute of parents or gardean" - she requests that Thomas SCOTT have a license to "marry with me". Attest: Thomas ARNOLD, John FORSYTH. William FORSYTH.