Note: We are very fortunate that Janet Pease has allowed me to publish her index below and the manuscript. Please be sure to thank her if you find materials that you can use in your research and to reference her work in your materials.
Janet would appreciate any corrections, additions, etc., or just to know you're looking at it and find it useful.
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.
Thanks, Janet. This is a terrific addition to our Bourbon County materials.
MARRIAGE BOND: CRAIG, John and Rebecca DODSON of BC.
(on the bond is written "George HUGGART" and then crossed out to read John CRAIG).
Bond Date: 18 January 1800. Bondsman: Tilmon (X) ROSS.
Consent of Tilmon ROSS given 17 January 1800 for the marriage of "my daughter" ("my daughter" is then crossed out) Rebeckey DODSON and John CRAIG "as garden for her". Attest: Wm MALLORY, Joseph PORTER.
STATEMENT of Geo. SHORTRIDGE, a justice of the peace of BC, that Joshua Hall made oath that "he saw John HALL his father sign the within certificate".
CONSENT of "Joshua" and Sarah (X) HALL for the marriage given 16 June 1800 of Thomas. KAMPER with "our daughter Mary HALL". Attest: Sam'l JONES, Joshua HALL. (see the bond 3 documents below in its correct placement on film).
MARRIAGE BOND: McARTHUR, Abner Wright and Anna DUCKETT of BC.
Bond Date: 12 February 1800. Bondsman: John BROWN.
Consent of Isaac and Mary DUCKET given 13 February 1800 -- "we are the father and mother to Winna DUCKETT and they give consent for her marriage to Abner Wright McARTHUR". Attest: Sylvester HALL, James BARNETT.
Marriage Date: (perhaps recorded) 16 Jun 1800. 2nd BC mg register, pg 4.
Parties' names given as Abner Wright McARTUR and Winna DUCKET.
MARRIAGE BOND: GRIFFETH, Alexander and Elizabeth EDWARDS of BC.
Bond Date: 9 August 1800. Bondsman: Hugh TALBOT who signs Hugh TALBUTT.
"We the undernamed" Jno MARTIN and Joseph CARNHAN have known Elizabeth EDWARDS, "this 2 years" . . . . and "always have heard of her as acting for herself, the last of her parents being dead this 6 years past" . . . . "she has reason to believe that she is 3 or four in twenty years of age". Dated 7 August 1800.
Statement of Tho. JONES, a justice of the peace in BC, that Hugh TALBUTT made oath that Elizabeth EDWARDS is 21 years of age". Dated 9 August 1800.
Marriage Date: 12 August 1800. 2nd BC mg register, pg 10.
Groom's name given as GRIFFITH in mg register and on outside of bond.
MARRIAGE BOND: POTTS, John and Catherine SHAGLEY of BC.
Bond Date: 15 August 1800.. Bondsman: Jacob HAM.
Consent of "Georg" (X) SHAGLEY given 12 July 1800 for the marriage of "my daughter Cathrin SHAGLEY" to John POTTS. Attest: William HALL, Andrew SPOTS.
Statement of William DARKE given 12 July 1800 in "Berkely County" .... DARKE being a justice of the peace in said county - William HALL "deposeth" that "he seen George SHAGLY sign the above certificate".
Marriage Date: 18 August 1800. 2nd BC mg register, pg 5.
MARRIAGE BOND: HORNBACK, Michael and Sarah PHILLIPS of BG. .
Statement of Abraham HORNBACK "as guardian to the within named Sarah PHILLIPS" . . . he gives his consent.
Bond Date: 30 June 1801. Bondsman: Abraham HORNBACK.
Consent of James HAMPTON given 29 June 1801. . . . . "1 James HAMTONE hath rased Sarah PHILLIPS from an infant being my sister's daughter . . . ." . . . . he consents to her marriage to Mikel HORNEBACK. Attest: William CHRISTENBURY, Elias JOHN/TOHN?
Marriage Date: on or after 25 April 1804 (sic?). 2nd BC mg register, pg 24.
CONSENT of Charles SHORS given 5 August 1801 for the marriage of William MAXWELL to "my daughter Rachel" .... (who) "is now living in your county". Attest: Jonathan SHERWOOD (See bond 3 documents below).
CONSENT of Sam'l and Margret (X) TAYLOR given 8 January 1801 for the marriage of Colburn BROWN and "my daughter Jenet TAYLOR". Attest: Reuben SMITH, John FLYNN. "the within named Jno. FLINN proved the within certificate".
CONSENT(S): Consent of John ROBINETT given 12 Oct 1801 for the marriage of Timothy PEDGETT to "my daughter Peggey ROBINETT. Also for Joseph CASTLE and "my daughter Catherine ROBINETT". Attest: Cornelius BUTLER, David FREZEE.
Consent of James HALL and Sarah HALL "my wife" given 12 May 1802 for the marriage of John MASSIE and "our daughter Polly HALL" ..... Massie living in the state of Kentucky and county of (Frank) ... "Frank" is then crossed out, Harrison .... Polly of "the aforesaid state and county of Bourbon". Attest: Joshua HALL, Jeremiah HALL.
Marriage Date: 13 May 1802. 2nd BC mg register, pg 11.
MARRIAGE BOND: SPEAKARD, John (X) and Sarah GRANGER of BC. Groom signs SPAKARD.
Bond Date: 27 July 1801. Bondsman: Anthony MOORE who signs Anthony MOOR,
Consent of Elizabeth (X) EDWARDS given 26 Jul 1801 at Green Creek in BC for the marriage of "my daughter Sally GRANGER" and John SPEKARD. Attest: John McKINNEY (or John M. KINNEY); Polley McKINNEY (or Polley M. KINNEY).
Marriage Date: 27 Jul 1802, (sic?) 2nd BC mg register, pg 13.
Bond Date: 2 January 1802. Bondsman: David PURVIANCE.
David PURVIANCE made oath that he saw Jacob LEE sign his name to this certificate given 2 January .1802.
Consent of Jacob LEE given 2 January 1802 "and his wife" who are willing that Pagy SCOTT should be married to Joseph SNODGRASS". "Said Pagy SCOTT is a daughter of Jacob LEE wife by her first husband, John SCOTT". No attest.
Marriage Date: 7 January 1802. 2nd BC mg register, pg 8. Groom's name given as John SNODGRASS in mg register.
CONSENT of (Johannas BRUBACK - appears to be written in German) given 26 Oct 1802 for the marriage of Paul CUSTARD and "my daughter Mary CARVER (looks like) Attest: Garet BURNS, Thomas BRAGG, Pete SLUTSE/STUTSE.
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