Richard ARROWSMITH is formally bound to . . . . the state of Virginia to pay . . . . (torn) dated 2nd day of (torn) . . . . license for the marriage of Jemimah THOMAS. Added information (from this same reel): (see pg 64, this volume) MORRIS, Thomas and (torn) both of this county.
Bond Date: (no day given) October 1787. Bondsman: Richard ARRASMITH.
Consent of Wm THOMAS given 3 October 1787 for the marriage of "my daughter Jememah THOMAS" to Thomas MORRIS. Attest: John GREEN, R'd ARRASMITH. (see pg 64 of this volume)
Marriage Date: not found in BC marriage registers.
CONSENT is granted by S.K. ALEXANDRIA and Elizabeth who gave consent for the marriage of their daughter Margaret ALEXANDRIA to Anderson CARREL. (not dated) ADDED information (from reel 11183075, "loose papers", drawer 2. 1794-1796).
KERRELL, Andrew (X) and Margaret ALEXANDER. (See Bond on p. 2 of this volume)
Bond Date: 29 March 1796. Bondsman: John (X) SUMWALT.
Statement of Jno. (X) SUMALT that Margaret ALEXANDER is 21 years of age.
MARRIAGE DATE: not found in BC marriage registers.
EXECUTOR's BOND is granted to Thomas WHITLEDGE and Jno. GREGG (who signs bond as John GREGG) of BC who are bound to James MORIN of BC for $2000. MORIN is security for Thomas WHITLEDGE, ext'r of John WHITLEDGE, dec'd. Witness: Peter HUTCHESON.
DEED from Daniel BOONE to Rob. CAMPBELL and Robert WALLACE proved by David HENDERSON. James WALKER and Rob. STEEL for 1000 acres. "Recorded Liber B 114,115". Said CAMPBELL and WALLACE were of Fayette Co; no residence given for BOONE. For 400 lbs, land is in BC on Stoner's fork of the Licking .... bordering on Brooks' Settlement on Jesse HODGES' preemption ~ 1000 acres are granted to BOONE as assignee of Thomas BROOKS. Witnesses: David HENDERSON, James WALKER, Robert STEEL. (2 documents are involved here, given consecutively on microfilm) 27 June 1791.
DEED from Simon KENTON and Martha his wife to Moses CUSHENBERRY of BC "recorded in Book B, pg 2) for 150 acres on the northeast side of the southern fork of the Licking, it being part of a preemption granted to CRAIG & JOHNSON assignee of John MAY who was assignee to James GALLOWAY ..... on DICKSON's line.
Witnesses: Josiah DICKSON, Elijah CUSENBARY, Vincent CUSENBERRY. 22 December 1789.
MARRIAGE BOND: WARFORD, Benj 'n and Ellenor EGNEW.
Bond Date: 21 October 1794. Bondsman: John (X) EGNEW. Groom signs bond as Benjamin WOFORD.
Consent of Jonas/James? EGNEW for the marriage of "my daughter Alenor EGNEW to Benjamin WARFORD." Witnesses: ? KESSOP/HEESSP, Robart McCAN/McLEAN/:McCON'l, McCAN'L? (1794 BC tax list has James EGNEW Sr and James Egnew Jr).
Marriage Date: 29 October 1794, Groom's name spelled WOFORD. 1st BC mg register, pg 25.
EXECUTOR BOND: SCONCE, ·lzbell and Robert PEERY are bound unto Jas. DUNCAN, Wm McCLELLAND and Jno. BLAIR - Justices of the county of Bourbon for 30 lbs . . . . whereas Izbell (James is crossed out to read Isbell) SCONCE is the executor of the will of Thomas SCONCE dec'd, . . . . do make an inventory of the goods of the dec'd.
Bond Date: 5 February 1794. Bondsman: Georg. SHORTRIDG,
Groom signs bond as MUIR.
Consent of George PROCTOR given 5 ??? 1794 as ex'r of the estate of John PROCTER dec'd for the marriage of James MURE and Sally PROCTOR (no relationship stated). Witnesses: Edw. COLLINS, Samuel MONNET/MONNEL. (McCONNEL?)
Marriage Date: before 12 June 1794. Groom's name: MUIRS. 1st Be mg reg, pg 21.
(PARTIAL) MARRIAGE BOND: George LOY and . . . . Jonathan HULING are bound to the Governor . . . . This item is repeated in the 2nd microfilm of BC "loose papers", Drawer #2, LDS microfilm #0183075, as noted below:
LOY, George and Jonathan HULING are "firmly bound to the Governor" . . . . Both sign.
No bond date or bride are given.
Marriage Date: 22 July 1794. BC 1st mg register, pg 25.
Parties' names given as George LAY and Ann RUDDLE.
Bond Date: 5 October 1193. Bondsman: Jonathan MARSH.
Consent of Wm and Elizabeth MARSH given 5 October 1793 for the marriage of Joseph McFALL and Polly MARSH. (no relationRhio is stated). Attest.: Abijah NORTH, John MARSH. (Parties' names in mg reg pg 37: Joseph McCALL and Poiley MARSH) .
Marriage Date: (no day given) October 1793. 1st BC mg register, pg 37.
MARRIAGE BOND: DANNELSON, John and Elizabeth McCOY. Groom signs DONALSON.
Bond Date: 15 June 1793. Bondsman: Sam'l GIBSON.
Consent of Sam'l GIBSON Jr . . . ? given 15 June 1793 "this is to certifee that Elizabeth McCOY has given free consent to enter into a marriage contract with John DANNELSON . . . ". Attest: Jas./Jos. ROGERS, Wm ROGERS. (There is a James ROGERS on the 1793 Be tax list).
Marriage Date: between 6-27 June 1793. 1st BC mg register pg 24. Parties' names given as John DONNALSON and Eliz. McCOY in mg register.
MARRIAGE BOND: McMAINS, James (X) and Jane McCARTY.
Bond Date: 15 March 1792. Bondsman: Stephen (X) SMITH.
Consent of Thomas SMITH, guardian, for the marriage of James McMAINS and Jane McMcCARTY given 14 March 1792. "This is to let you know that I am her gardin." Attest: Thomas SMITH "junier" and John FULLERTON .
Marriage Date: (no day given) March 1792. 1st BC mg register, p. 11:
Parties' names given as James McMAINES;no first name given for bride.
Consent of Gabriel SCOTT, guardian given 16 January 1792 for the marriage of "Hanah SCOTT (who) lives under my caer'' and that she be married to Joseph McCORTLE. Attest: Thomas CORETHERS, Aaren COLVER?
Marriage Date: after January 26, 1792. 1st BC mg register, pg 11.
Bond Date: 2 November 1792. Bondsman: Aaron (X) HALL.
Consent of Elex'r REAH guardian and Mary REAH for the marriage of Thos. ILES and Elizabeth CROCKETT both of BC, given 2 November 1792. (no relationship stated). Attest: Jno. CROCKETT and An'd CARTMILL.
CONSENT of Archelous TANNER given 23 March 1792 for the marriage of Josiah (or Jonah?) HART to Jedeah TANNER, "my daughter". Attest (blank) DOUGHERTY, Thomas NICKLE. (the 1792 BC tax list includes an Archellus TANNER.) (there is a Josiah HART on the 1792 BC tax list).
MARRIAGE BOND: BUSH, William (X) and Rebecca SHARON. (written above these names are DUDLEY CURLE and Penelope WILLIAMS and Peter?? - all of these are crossed out. (see pg 28 of this volume)
Bond Date: 23 May 1792. Bondsman: Joseph GELPIN.
Statement of John KILGORE that Rebecka (SHARON?) is 23 years of age. Attest: Samuel MOCK,
Consent of Rebecka SHARON given 17 June 1792 for the marriage of Mr. BUSH . . . . "I am 23 years of age past and my father is liveing in old Virginia and I am my own gardean". Attest: Weaden ARNOLD, Nicholas ARNOLD.
Marriage Date: 20 June 1792. 1st BC mg register, pg 23. Groom: Wm BUSH.
MARRIAGE BOND: BURTON, Garra (torn)/Jarr?? (given both ways) and Jane PORTER.
Bond Date: 21 August 1792. Bondsman: Jo. DUNCAN who signs Joseph DUNCAN. Groom signs bond as Jerred BURTON.
Isaiah NICHOLS came before Notley CONNS? one of the Justices of the Peace of Bourbon County on 21 August 1792 and made oath that Genny PORTER, daughter of Mary PORTER, widow, is 21 years of age. (Notley CONN is on 1792 BC tax list).
Marriage Date: 24 August 1792. 1st BC mg register, pg 23.
Parties' names given as Jarrard BURTON and Jany PORTER in mg register.
MARRIAGE BOND: McMULLEN, James (X) and Marget BODKIN.
Bond Date: 31 December 1791. Bondsman: William (X) McCANDLASS.
Consent of William P. (X) McCANDLESS given 31 December 1791 that (I am the) "lawfull guardian to Marget BODKIN" and "I give my consent to this marriage of Margeret BODKIN with James McMULLEN". Attest: William CAVE, John EDWARD.
MARRIAGE BOND: McNEAL, John and Margariet WOLRICH/WOLRICK. Groom signs McNEEL.
Bond Date: 8 August 1791. Bondsman: John JEMESON who signs JAMISON.
Consent of Samuel (or Susanah) WOLRICH given 11 August 1791 for the marriage of John McNEEL and "Margret WOLRICK my daughter". Witness: John JAMISON. (There is a John WOOLRICK on the 1790 BC tax list and a Lawrence WOLRICK on the 1791 BC tax list.)
Consent of John BARNES for the marriage of John McNEAl. (no relationship ip stated) . Attest: Col. J. EDWARDS.
Marriage Date: 11 August 1791. 1st BC mg register, pg 10. Parties' names given as John McNEALE and Marg. WOLRICK.
Consent of Abraham LEFORGE, "garddeen" of Upper Blue Licks, Bourbon Co for the marriage of Samuel McCOY and "a daughter of mine by law by the name of Mary TALMAGE" on 21 March 1791. Attest: Timothy LOVE, Thomas CHAMP,
Marriage Date: (no day but after March 8th) March 1791. 1st BC mg register, page 10.
MARRIAGE BOND: JOHNSON, James and Margret VANHOOK.
Bond Date: (no day/month given) 1791. Bondsman: Atwell WORLE who signs Atworl WORLDE.
Consent of Samuel VANHOOK given 29 August 1791 for the marriage of James JOHNSTON and Margret VANHOOK (no relationship stated). Attest: John SCOTT, Robert SCOTT (Robert's last name appears to be written "SLOTT".)
Marriage Date: 1 September 1791. 1st BC mg register, pg 10. Bride: Marg. VanHOOK.
Bond Date: 3 December 1790. Bondsman: John HAMILTON.
Consent of John HAMILTON given 3 December 1790 for the marriage of Margaret GILBERT who is a widow woman and she is willing to marry James GREER. Attest: Tho's REEDER. (this document was on this microfilm in a different place . . . . it's further down on this page in its place wfiere it appears on the microfilm,)
Marriage Date: (no day given) December 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 1.
MARRIAGE BOND: COUCHMAN/COUCHMEN (given both ways), Melkiah & Caty SMELZER.
Bond Date: 2 March 1791. Bondsman: Benjamin COUCHMAN.
The signatures of the groom and bondsman appear to be in German script.
Consent of Caty SMELSER given 5 March 1791 for her marriage to Melkiah KOUTZMAN. Consent of Peter SMELZER and Barbary SMELZER given 1 March 1791 for the marriage of "Caty SMELSER my daughter" who "is of matare/moture (mature?) age" to marry Melkiah KOUTZMAN. No witnesses to either consent.
Bond Date: 12 February 1791. Bondsman: And'w KINCAID signs KINKEAD. Groom signs as George CARLYLE.
Consent of Alex RAIGHGARDEN? given 17 February 1791 for the marriage of George CARLYLE to Peggy CROCKIT". (no relationship given). Witnesses: John CARTMIL, Robert CROCKIT. (perhaps Alex. RAIGH GARDEN (3 words?)
MARRIAGE BOND: SUPENGER, Christian and Susana KEISOR.
Bond Date: 6 July 1790. Bondsman: Jacob KEISOR,signs KIESER. Groom signs in German script.
Statement made July 6, 1790 that "John KIESER and all parties were all agreed for the said Christean SUPENGER and Susana KIESER to be maried". The signature is in German script, ??? ??? perhaps Johann KAYSER.
Witnesses: Peter KRAUSE/KROUSE, Jas. CLAAR, John JONES.
Bond Date: 2l ?? 1790. Bondsman: Jno. LYTER - he doesn't sign the bond. Groom signs bond twice but the 1st names appear to be spelled differently, Marriage Date: No day given, December, 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 1 Parties; names given as Terrance SMITH and Teena LIGHTER.
MARRIAGE BOND: PRATT, Zeph. and Kisia LANCASTER. Groom signs Zephniah PRATT.
Bond Date: ? December 1790. Bondsman: James PATTEN signs James PATTAN.
Statement of Azah WATSON and James PATTEN that Kesia LANCASTER is of full age of "one and twenty years" and willing "for the marriage of herself to Azariah WATSON." Given 29 December 1790. Attest: Thom's REEDER. (Is this perhaps a consent for a different marriage since the groom's name is different?)
Marriage Date: 30 December 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 7. Parties' names given as Zeph PRATT and Kesia LANCASTER.
MARRIAGE BOND: MORRISS, William and Jane IRWIN. Groom signs William MORRIS.
Bond Date: 21 January 1790. Bondman: Michael COUTCHdMAN who signs in German script.
Consent of James and Margret SMITH given 20 January 1790 for the marriage of "my wife's own daughter" who "is over the age of 21 years". She may marry William MORRISS. Attest: William IRVIN, Michael COUTCHMAN (written in German script appearing to be KAUTZMAN).
Consent of Jenny IRVINE given 20 January 1790 for her own marriage to Mr. William MORRISS and "I am over 21 years of age". Attest: same as above.
Marriage Date: no day given, January 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 1. Parties' names given as Wm MORRIS and Jane IRVIN in mg register.
MARRIAGE BOND: HILLICOSS, Jacob and Barbara GILBERT.
Bond Date: 6 September 1790. Bondsman: Jacob HESTER.
Consent of Jacob HESTER who states that Barbara GILBERT is "of the age of 21 years".
Consent of George HELLICOSS and Margaret GILBERT given 6 Sept 1790 for the marriage of Jacob HELLICOSS and Barbary GILBERT both of BC. George HILLICOSS and Margaret GILBERT are the "father and mother to both parties". Attest: John HAM.ILTON, Jacob HESTER,
Marriage Date: 7 Sept 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 7. Bride's name given as Barbry GILBERT.
CONSENT: Consent of John HAMILTON given 3 December 1790 for the marriage of Margaret GILBERT who is a widow woman and she is willing to marry James GREER." Attest: Tho's REEDER. (see other on this page for the Greer-Gilbert Marriage Bond).
(this document is filmed with the bond above - HELLICOSS and Barbara GILBERT)
MARRIAGE BOND: GLASCOCK, Samuel (X) and Lony BRADING (smudged)
Bond Date: 19 January 1790. Bondsman: Robert TERREL, signs TERRILL.
Consent of John CARTMIEL given 19 January 1790 - "I do hereby certify that I have known Samuel GLASCOCK "for a great number of years and am of the opinion that he is of the age of 21 years" . . . . This to "be my deposition that he is nearly off not intirely 21 years old". Attest: Peter HUTCHESON, Alvin MOUNTJOY.
Marriage Date: 19 January 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 7. Bride's name given as Seney BREDING.
MARRIAGE BOND: DAVIDSON, Jno/John and Elizabeth KENKAID. Groom's signature looks like DAWSON.
Bond Date: 3 May 1790. Bondsman: Jos'h KILPATRICK who signs Joseph KIRKPATRICK.
Consent of David KINKEAD given May 3rd (no year given) for the marriage of "my daughter Elisabath KINKEAD" and John DAUSON (smudged) "who should be acquainted with the parent or parents of the absent party therefore inform you that the match of the above mentioned as with my consent and with the consent of all other consanguine parties as far as I know". Attest: John KIRKPATRICK, Joseph KIRKPATRICK
Marriage Date: (no day given), May 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 1. Parties' names given as John DAVIDSON and Eliz. KINCAID.
Bond Date: 24 June 1790. Bondsman: James MENARY, maybe McNARY, signs MENERY.
Consent of James MENEARY/McNEARY given 24 June 1790 for the marriage of "my sister Mary MANARY" who is of the age of 20 years and she wishes to marry James BROWN. Witnesses: James MENEARY, Richard MENEARY. (James MENARY is on the 1790 BC tax list).
Marriage Date: 25 June 1790. 1st BC mg register, pg 7. Bride's name: Mary MENARY.
MARRIAGE BOND: ARTHUR, William (X) and Charity MURLEY.
Bond Date: 23 August 1790. Bondsman: Thomas (X) SCONCE.
Consent of (William and Margaret SCONCE) - these names crossed out . . . . for the marriage of William ARTHUR and "my step-daughter Charity MURLEY ..... " and "I and my wife Margaret SCONCE have given our consen" given 23 August 1790. Attest: John ROSS? and Thomas SCONCE.
MARRIAGE BOND: WELLS, James and Catharine OWINGS, both of BC.
Bond Date: 29 April 1789. Bondsman; Joshua OWINGS.
Consent of Rachel and Catrin OWINGS given 22 May 1789 for the marriage of "my daughter" who "is come to full years". Attest: Joshua OWINGS, John BASEMAN, James PATTERSON. (There is a Rachal OWYNS on the 1791 BC tax list)
Consent of Joshua OWINGS given 20 April 1789 who states that James WELLS is above the age of 21 years. Attest: Peter HUTCHESON,
Marriage Date: (no day given) April 1789. 1st BC mg register, pg 3. Bride's name given as Catherine OWENS.
MARRIAGE BOND: STEWARD, John and Caty CARTER. "she being of age as by certificate".
Bond Date: 21 May 1789. Bondsman: Charles WILLIAMS.
Consent of John HAllILTON and John TYRONE? who states that "Caty CARTER is of the age of 21 years", given 21 May 1789. Attest: Arthur McNICKLE, Tho's McLAUGHLIN. (there is a "Joham TIREY" on the 1791 BC tax list). (is "Tyrone" perhaps "Lyon"?) Consent of Caty Carter "of her own free will" (who) does consent to marry John STEWART, given 21 May 1789. No witnesses.
MARRIAGE BOND: SEELY, Cornelius and Elizabeth LITTLE, both of BC.
Bond Date: 12 May 1789. Bondsman: John JEMISON.
Consent of Elizabeth LITTLE and Isaac RUDDEL Sen'r given 12 May 1789 . . . . "1 Elizabeth LITTLE is of the age of 21 years and she hath authorized us to apply . . . . for a license". Attest: Haden EDWARDS, Isaac RUDDELL.
Marriage Date: (license) 12 May 1789. 1st BC mg register, pg 2. Bride's name given as Elizabeth LITTELL.
MARRIAGE B0ND: MAXWELL, William and Rebekah KILLOGH.
Bond Date: 20 October 1789. Bondsman: Allen KILLOGH. signs Allan KILLOGH.
Consent of Margaret (X) KILLOGH and Allan KILLOGH given 20 October 1789. Margaret says "my daughter is of the lawful age of 21 years" .... "also I Allan KILLOGH do hereby certify that the above named Rebekah my sister is 21 years of age to the best of my knowledge". Attest: F. BOYD, :Robert EDMISTON.
Marriage Date: 29? (rest illegible). 1st BC mg register, pg 2. Bride's name give as Rebecca KEELOCK.
MARRIAGE BOND: HISTER/HESTER (Written over), John (X) and Margaret GILBERT of BC.
Bond Date: 3 February 1789, Bondsman: Jonn BURK,
Consent of Jacob (X) HESTER given 2 February 1789 for the marriage of "my son John HESTER and Margeret GILBERT". Attest: Sam'1 McELIYRE, John BURK.
(the 1790 BC tax list has Jacob HESTER jr and Jacob HESTER Sr.)
Following is all one document: 'Margaret Gilbert Barnes Gilbert Margret GILBERT is agreed that her daughter should be married . . . . " "John HESTER, Margeret GILBERT". Attest: Alexander MAX MOAT (2 words) and John BURK.
Consent of Barney (X) GILBERT and Margeret (X) GILBERT given 2 February 1789 who certify that Margeret GILBERT is of lawful age. Attest: John HAMILTON,
John (X) BURK.
Consent of Margret (X) GILBERT for the marriage of "myself and John HESTER". Attest: John HAMILTON.
Marriage Date: (no day given) February 1789. 1st BC mg register, pg 3. Groom's name is blank in mg register, pg 3; "Hister?-see bond" is written in.
MARRIAGE BOND: HAYES, Jeremiah and Jeney MOORE. Groom signs Jeremiah HEYES.
Bond Date: 23 November 1789. Bondsman: Joseph CASE.
Consent of Mary MOORE for the marriage of "my daughter Jeney MORE who is of age for her marriage to Jeremy HAYES". Attest: Jeremiah (surname is written over) and Thomas GUNN/GUVIN. Mary MOORE's consent is also signed by Austin MOORE.
Marriage Date: 23 November 1789. 1st BC mg register, pg 2. Parties' names given as Jererniah HAYS and Jane MOORE.
MARRIAGE BOND: CALLIS, Francis and Alecy WHITLEDGE, widow of John WHITLEDGE, dec'd.
Bond Date: 30 Mch 1789. Bondsman: Thomas WHITLEDGE.
Consent of Edw'd WALLER - he states that "Mr. Fran's CALLIS I beleave is now arrived at the age of 21 years and 20 days old". "Mr. and Mrs. BAILEY is my 1st authority and my wife informs me she is confident that the above statement of Mr. CALLIS' age is just ," Witness: Thos. WHITLEDGE.
Marriage Date: (no day given) April, 1789. lst BC mg register, pg 3. Parties' names given as Francis KILLIS and Alcy WHITLEDGE.
CONSENT of "Samel" STOCKWELL given 18 March 1789 for the marriage of "my daughter Elizebeth STOCKWELL and John ADKINS". Witnesses: George ERELEYWINE (there is a George EARLYWINE on the 1791 BC tax list) and Robert SANDERS.
Marriage Date: (no day given) March 1789. 1st BC mg register, pg 3. Bride's name given as STOCKWELL.
MARRIAGE CONSENT: Consent of James and Mary THEOBALDS given 8 March 1788 who state "that Ellenor GRIFFIN is of full age . . . she is "without parent or guardean", Attest: Thomas THEOBALDS, Margret GRIFFEN.
MARRIAGE BOND: McCHANDLESS, William and Elizabeth JOHNSON, both of BC.
Bond Date: 21 January 1788. Bondsman: William JOHNSON.
Groom signs bond as William McCHENDLS.
Consent of William JOHNSON "sener" given 21 January 1788 for the marriage of "my daughter Elisabeth with WIn McCHANLESS". Attest: Wm JOHNSON, Ric' d DERRET. (there is a Richard DURRITT on the 1789 BC tax list).
Marriage Date: ("license") - 21 January 1788. 1st BC mg register, pg 4. Groom's name given as WilliamMcCANDLASS in mg register.
Consent of Archelous TANNER given 23 March 1792 for the marriage of Josiah (Jonah?) HART to Jedeah TANNER, "my daughter". Attest: (blank) DOUGHERTY, Thomas NICKLE. The 1792 BC tax list includes an Archellus TANNER; and there is a Josiah HART on the 1792 BC tax list).
MARRIAGE BOND: GOFORTH, Wm and Elizebeth WOOD both of BC.
Bond Date: 27 July 1788. Bondsman: John EDWARDS.
Consent of Wm WOOD for the marriage of "my daughter Elizabeth and Doctor Wm GOFORTH .... " "I have been very ill ... my house is out of tbe way and cannot be found so that I could not come and the young gentleman is a stranger to you .... ". Not dated.
MARRIAGE BOND: EASTIN, Achilles and Eleanor GRIFFIN both of this county.
Bond Date: 8 March 1788. Bondsman: Autin EASTIN.
Consent of Elleanor GRIFFEN given 8 March 1788 for her marriage to Achilles ASTIN. Attest: James THEOBALD, Mary GRIFFIN.
(See consent above in the order/place found on the microfilm): Consent of James and Mary THEOBALDS given 8 March 1788 ·who state that Ellenor GRIFFIN is of full age . . . . she is "without parent or guardean".
Marriage Date: (no day given) between Marcn 'and July 1788.
Parties' names given as Achilles EASTEN and Nelly GRIFFIN in mg register. 1st BC mg register, pg 3.
MARRIAGE BOND: CRAIG, Absalom and Lettey FEGAN both of BC.
Bond Date: 5 June 1788. Bondsman: William (X) BLAIR.
Consent of Danial/Dane1 (given both ways) and Lety FEGANS given 5 June 1788 - "I Danial FEGANS and my wife Lety FEGANS are ? agreed for "marag" between my dauter Letty to Absa1om Craig". Attest: Robert CRAIG, Thomas CAVINS.
MARRIAGE BOND: KENTON, Simon and Polly/Patty? DOWDEN of this county.
Bond Date: 10 February 1787. Bondsman: John MACHER.
Consent of Sarah DOWDEN and Patty DOWDEN given 7 February 1787 - "my daughter is of age" ..... and "I expect there is no occasion for her to choose a guardian".
Consent of Sarah DOWDEN for the marriage of "my daughter Polly DOWDEN" to Simon KENTON "given under our hands" .... on 7 February 1787, "to which I Patty DOWDEN agree". Attest: Geo. BERRY, William RAINS. (this bond and consent are repeated on LDSmicrofilm /10183144).
Marriage Date: (not dated; returned 14 May 1787), 1st BC mg register, pg 5. Bride's name given as Martha DOWDEN,
MARRIAGE BOND: GARNER, Thomas of Jefferson County and Elizabeth DOWNING of BC.
Groom signs bond as Thomas GARDINER.
Bond Date: 4 December 1787. Bondsman: Robert DOWNNING who signs bond as Robert DOWNING.
Consent of Elizebet (X) DOWNER for her marriage to Thomas GARNER. Attest: Robert (X) DOWNING.
Consent of Robt (X) DOWNING for the marriage of Elizebeth DOWNEN to marry Thomas GARNER. "I know her to be of the age of 22 years". (this document is confusing but it appears that Robert DOWNING is her "guardian".) Attest: Jezre1 ELLIS.
Marriage Date: 7 December 1787. 1st BC mg register, pg 5.
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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.
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