Note: We are very fortunate that Janet Pease has allowed me to publish her manuscript below. 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 on this site, 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.
BOURBON CO, KY "Loose Papers", "Marriage Bonds", Drawer 4, 1803-1806, LDS microfilm #183078. Documents below are given in the order in which they appear on the microfilm which is not paged or framed and does not have an index. (X) signs with his/her mark. BC - Bourbon County. Letters/numbers underlined are hard to read. (X) signs by mark.
MARRIAGE BOND: TANNER, Courtney and Mary Anne ALKIER of BC.
Bond Date: 4 October 1803. Bondsman: William ALKIER. Attest: Henry TIMBERLAKE.
Statement of Will GARRARD jr that "William ALKIER, the father of the within named Mary Anne ALKIER", consents to her marriage to Courtney TANNER, given 4 Oct 1803.
Marriage Date: 6 October 1803. 2nd BC mg reg, pg 16.
MARRIAGE BOND: WILSON, Robert and Hannah STEVENSON of BC.
Bond Date: 11 June 1803. Bondsman: Edward DAVIDSON who signs DAVISON.
Consent of Elizebeth STEPHINSON given 11 June 1803 for the marriage of Hanah STEVINSON and Robt WILSON. (no relationship stated). Witnesses: Edward DAVISON, James WILSON. Consent signed Elizabeth STEVENSON.
Marriage Date: 14 June 1803. 2nd BC mg reg, pg 15.
MARRIAGE BOND: ROGERS, John and Elizabeth Ann ROGERS of BC.
Bond Date: 15 March 1803. Bondsman: James HASSON.
Consent of Nath'l ROGERS given 15 March 1803 for the marriage of John ROGERS and "my daughter Elizabeth Anne ROGERS". Attest: Jas. HASSON, Rbt. HUGHS. Outside of bond: 15th March proven by Jas. HASSON, signed by S. M. TAYLOR.
Marriage Date: 17 March 1803. 2nd BC mg reg, pg 14.
MARRIAGE BOND: HORNBACK, Michael and Clemency PARKER of BC.
Bond Date: 11 January 1803. Bonds an: John PARKER.
Consent of Aq'a PARKER given 11 January 1803 for the marriage of Michael HORNBACK and "my daughter Clemoncy PARKER". Attest: John PARKER, (Thos. CORANY)? "proved by John PARKER' written on outside of bond.
Marriage Date: 16 January 1803. 2nd BC mg reg, pg 12.
STATEMENT AND CONSENT: "sworn to by William WATTS given 26 February 1803".
Consent of Lewis DEARNEL? given 26 Feb 1803 for the marriage of Mrs. Sarah HAITHMAN for her marriage to William BAYLEY. Attest: Wm (X) WATTS,"Danel ADANS". (this marriage bond appears later in the microfilm; it's included here to complete the whole listing. See 7 items below of this volume for bond's placement)
CONSENT of William SCOTT given 6 December 1803 for the marriage of Jessey FERGUSON and "my daughter Salley Scott". Attest: Rich'd CARTRIGHT and Sam'l LAMPTON. (see about 7 bonds earlier in this volume for the corresponding bond). The consent above appears on this microfilm at this point).
MARRIAGE BOND: NESBITT, George and Ellinor WHALEY of BC.
Bond Date: 19 August 1803. Bondsman: Augustin EASTIN.
Consent of ElInor WHALEY given 18 August 1803 for the marriage of George NESBETT to Ellinor WHALEY. (no relationship is stated; perhaps she is consenting for her own marriage?). Attest: Hugh TALBOT, Henry (X) TALBOT.
Marriage Date: 30 August 1803. 2nd BC mg reg, pg 22.
Parties' names given as George NESBIT and Ellenor WHALEY. Groom's surname is spelled NESBITT on outside of bond.
The following 1806 bond was found on LDS microfilm #183084, containing Bourbon County's "loose papers" for the time period 1821-1823. It will be included in my abstracts for that microfilm in its proper place on the film, but is also given below:
MARRIAGE BOND: LAMB, Moses and Caty BOONE of BC.
Bond Date: 31 March 1806. Bondsman: Jonathan BOONE.
Consent of Jonathan BOONE, the father of the within named Caty BOONE, was personally given.
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