Marriage Bonds pertaining to Monroe County





Marriage bond of Andrew Jackson and Jean Sloan
Submitted by Joy Locke

State of Tennessee
Blount County
Know all men by these presents that we Andrew Jackson and Saml Gould humbly and jointly and severally held and firmly bound to John Sevier governor or his successors in office in the final sum of twenty two hundred and fifty dollars void on condition there be no lawful objection why Andrew Jackson and Jean Sloan should not be joined together as man and wife in the holy estate of matrimony. Witness our hand and seals this 8 day of June 1797 and year of our Independence.

Andrew Jackson
Samuel Gould
Attest James Mourton?

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Marriage bond of John Clemmer and Hannah Hoffman
Submitted by Joy Locke

State of North Carolina (Lincoln Co.)
Know all men by these presents, that we John Clemer and Michael Rhine our heirs etc. are jointly and severally held and firmly bound, in the sum of five hundred pounds, to be paid to his Excellency the governor, or his successor in office. TO BE VOID, on condition that there be no just cause to hinder the rites of matrimony from being celebrated between John Clemer and Hannah Hufman otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Witness our hands and seals the sixth day of April A.D. 1803
Teste
Ja. McKisick John Clemer
Michael Rhyne

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Marriage bond of Samuel Shaw and Nancy Johnston
Submitted by Joy Locke

Know all men by these presents that we Samuel Shaw and John Johnston____ both of the County of Knox are held and firmly bound unto John Sevier Esquire governor and his successors in office in the sum of twelve hundred and fifty dollars. To be void on condition that there is no lawful objection why Samuel Shaw and Nancy Johhston may not be joined together in the holy estate of matrimony.
Given under our hands and seals this 21st day of January 1800.
Attest
Cha__ McClung clk Saml Shaw
J. Johnston Junr

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Marriage license of Francis A. Duncan and Mary A. Shaw
Submitted by Joy Locke

Francis A. Duncan
Mary A. Shaw Marriage license
Issued September 1846
Territory of Iowa
Louisa County
I hereby certify that I joined together in marriage on 22d day of September 1846 at the house of Joseph Johnson in Columbus City Township Francis A. Duncan and Mary A. Shaw. F.A. Duncan aged 22d years. M.A. Shaw aged 21 years. Given under my hand this 27th day of Novr. A.D. 1846 Nathaniel Paine J.P.

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Marriage bonds of Patterson Marriages
Submitted by Dee Harrill

Littleberry and Calloway Patterson were sons of George and Mary Elizabeth ?Harris Patterson.
Isham, 1st cousin to Littleberry and Calloway, was son of Lewis and Lucy Jordan Patterson.
George and Lewis were sons of John and Mary Patterson and John the son of Joseph Patterson.

Warren County NC Marriages
Patterson, Calloway and Nancy Ragsdale (no date); Littleberry Patterson, bm; M.D. Johnson, wit.
Patterson, Isham and Nancy Young, 29 Nov. 1785; Wm. Patterson, bm., M. Duke Johnson, wit.
Patterson, Littleberry and Elizabeth Ragsdale (no date), Isham Patterson, bm, M. Duke Johnson, wit.

Littleberry Patterson and Elizabeth Ragsdale
(Part of bond is missing)
The condition of this obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly to be solemized and had between the above bound Littleberry Patterson and Elizabeth Ragsdale. Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and _____.

Signed, sealed In presence of M. Duke Johnson Littleberry Patterson
Isham Patterson

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Caloway Patterson and Nancy Ragsdale

State of North Carolina
Know all men by these presents that we are held and firmly bound unto Richard D. Sparght? Esq. Governor and in the sum of 500 pounds to which payment will and truly to be made to the said Richard D. Sparght or to his successors in office we bind ourselves, our heirs ____ and ____ jointly ______ and firmly by these presents seal with our seal and dated this day of (no date given).
The condition of the above obligations is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly to be solemnized and had between the above bound Caloway Patterson and Nancy Ragsdale. Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and ____.
Signed, sealed In presence of M.D. Johnson Calloway Patterson
Littleberry Patterson


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Isham Patterson and Nancy Young
Know all men by these presents that we Isham Patterson and Wm. Patterson are held and firmly bound to Richard Caswell, Esq. Governor and in the sum of 100 pounds to which payment will truly be made to the said Richard Caswell or to his successors in office. We bound ourselves, our heirs ____ and ____ ____ jointly and _____ firmly by these presents sealed with our seal and dated this 29th day of Nov. 1785.
The condition of this obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly to be solemized and had between the above bound Isham Patterson and Nancy Young. Now know ye that if there is not lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be void. Otherwise to remain in full force, power and virtue.
Signed, sealed and delivered In presence of M. Duke Johnson Isham Patterson
William Patterson


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Joell Stratton to Margaret A. Rogers
Submitted by: Patty Brock

Monroe Co. Marriage Book D page 132-133 No. 47
Joell Stratton to Margaret A. Rogers Issued 14 May 1872
I solemized the Rites of Matrimony between the within named parties on the 14th day of May,1872 T.J.Busier J.P.---(I couldn't really read the JP's last name)



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Marriage Bond of Jim Stiles and Sallie Stratton
Submitted by: Patty Brock


Marriage Bond
KNOW ALL MEN, that we, Jim Stiles and Jim Harrison, of the County of Monroe and State of Tennessee, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Tennessee in the sum of Twelve Hundred and Fifty Dollars, to which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind our heirs, executors, and administrators, and each and every one of us and them, both jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH:
That, whereas, Jim Stiles hath prayed and obtained a License to marry Miss Sallie Stratton
Now, if the said--------------- be an actual resident in the County aforesaid, and there shall not hereafter appear any lawful cause why the said Jim Stiles and Sallie Stratton should not be joined together in Holy Matrimony as husband and wife, then this obligation to be void and of no effect; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Witness our hands and seals, the 28 day of July, 1897

Jim Stiles (Seal)
James Harrison (Seal)

Marriage License
STATE OF TENNESSEE, MONROE COUNTY.
To any minister of the Gospel having the care of Souls, Jewish Rabbi, or any Justice of the Peace of said County, Judge or Chancellor---Greeting:

You, or either of you , are hereby authorized to solemnize te Rites of Matrimony between Jim Stiles and Sallie Stratton . He the said Jim Stiles, having given bond and security agreeably to the Act of the General Assembly insuch case made and provided.
Given at the Clerks office of said County, this 28 day of July, 1897

L.A. Hunt
County Court Clerk

I solemnized the Rites of Matrimony between the within named parties on the 3 day of August, 1897.
D.H. Sanders, MG

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Andrew Rodgers to Nancy Roberts
Submitted by: Patty Brock

Monroe Co. Marriage book 3 pg. 214
Andrew Rodgers
to Nancy Roberts
Isd. Dec. 9th 1851

There was no return on this but was told by Lynn McConkey that all didn't have returns. It was just not recorded.

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Joel Strutton to E.A. Davis
Submitted by: Patty Brock

Joel Strutton
to E.A. Davis
Issued Mar. 6, 1851
Also no marriage date recorded.

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Marriage Bond of Daniel Summit and Sarah Moser
Submitted by: Paul summitt
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The printed bond has the governor as William Carroll. His name is crossed out and what appears to me to be the name "Newton Cannon" is handwritten over the crossed out name. The new governor's name is hard to read


Jefferson County, Tennessee
Know all men by these Presents, that We, Isabius Summitt and John Rader are held and firmly bound to Newton Cannon, Governor of the State of Tennessee, and his successors in office, in the sum of twelve hundred and fifty dollars, to be void on condition that there be no lawful cuase to prevent a Marriage from being solemized in the court of Jefferson between Isabious Summitt and Elizabeth Rader.

Witness our hands and seals, this 24 day of December Anno Domini, 1835.

Isabious Summit /s/ (Seal)
John Rader /s/ (Seal)

Marriage License of Eusebius Summitt and Elizabeth Rader
Jefferson County, Tennessee

STATE OF TENNESSEE, JEFFERSON COUNTY
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To any regular Minister of the Gospel having the care of Souls, or any Justice of the Peace for said County

GREETING
I, Jas Hamilton Clerk of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of the county of Jefferson aforesaid, by virtue of the power in me vested by law, DO LICENSE YOU OR EITHER OF YOU, to celebrate the Rites of Matrimony between Isabious Summit and Elizabeth Rader by uniting them together as Husband and Wife, and then return made of this License, as the law requires.
Given at office in Dandridge the 24 day of Dec Anno Domini, 1835 and of American Independence the 59.

Jas Hamilton /s/ Clerk
of Jefferson County

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Marriage bond of Andrew Vaught and Susanna Broyles

Blount Co., Tn.

Submitted by Joy Locke

Know all men by these presents, that we Andrew Vaut and Stephen Cautrell   are jointly and severally held and firmly bound unto John Sevier or his sucessors in office in the final sum of ____ hundred & fifty dollars void on condition that there be no lawful objections why Andrew Vaut and Susanna Broils should not be joined together in the estate of matrimony.

Witness our hands and seals this 16 day of Dec. 1800
Test
   ?  Houston                                      Andrew Vaut
                                          &nb sp;                                     Stephen Cautrell (Cottrell)


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Submitted by Pechu@charter.net

Marriage record of Marion Gill to Emaline J. Yates

Monroe Co., Tn.

As provided by Pension Records and affidavits:

September, 1854 in the Methodist Church by Pastor Cunningham


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Submitted by: David

MARRIAGE LICENSE

 State of Tennessee Monroe County

To any Minister of the Gospel having the care of souls, or any Justice of the Peace of said county --- Greetings:

You, or Either of You, are hereby authorized to solemnize the RITES OF MATRIMONY between U. J. Cate and Callie Watson of your county, agreeable to the direction of the Act of Assembly, in such case made provided, PROVIDED, ALWAYS, That the rite of Matrimony be solemnized in this County; otherwise these shall be null and void, and shall not be accounted any License or Authority to you, or either of you, for the purpose of aforesaid, more than though the same never been prayed or granted, etc.

Given at the Clerks Office of said County, this 9 day of December 1885.

D. E. Harris

County Court Clerk

Know All Men by these Presents, That we U. J. Cate and A. J. Coltharp all of the County of Monroe, and State of Tennessee, are held and firmly bound unto the State of Tennessee, in the sum of TWELVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS, which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and each and every one of us, and them, jointly and severally by all presents.

WITNESS our hands and seals, this 9 day of December 1885.

The Conditions of the above Obligation in such, That, whereas, the above named U.J. Cate has this day prayed and obtained license to marry Callie Watson.

Now, if there shall not appear any lawful cause why the said U. J. Cate and Callie Watson should not be joined in holy matrimony as husband and wife, then this obligation to be void; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

U. J. Cate

J. Coltharp

 

I married the above named couple on the 9 day of December 1885.

J. S. Russell, M. G.


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Submitted by: Emily Stelly

 

MARRIAGE LICENSE
State of Tennessee-Monroe County

To any Minister of the Gospel having the care of the souls, or any Justice of the Peace, of said County--Greetings:

You, or Either of You are hereby authorized to solemnize the RITES OF MATRIMONY between Houston Ervin and Darcus Ervin of your County, agreeably to the direction of the Act of Assembly, in such case made and provided, PROVIDED, ALWAYS.That the Rite of Matrimony be solemnized in this County; otherwise these shall be null and void, and shall not be accounted any License or Authority to you, or either of you, for the purpose aforesaid, more than though the same had never been prayed or granted, etc.
GIVEN at the Clerk's Office of said County, this 1 day of August 1885.
D.E. Harris
County Court Clerk
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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that we Houston Ervin and Lafayette Ervin, Jr. all of the County of Monroe, and State of Tennessee, are held and firmly bound unto the State of Tennessee in the sum of TWELVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS, which payment well and truly be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and each and every one of us, and them, jointly and severally by these presents.
WITNESS our hands and seals, this 1 day of August 1885.

The condition of the above obligation be such, that, whereas, the above named Houston Ervin has this day prayed and obtained license to marry Darcus Ervin.

Now, if there shall not appear any lawful cause why the said Houston Ervin and Darcus Ervin should not be joined in holy matrimony as husband and wife, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Houston Ervin (seal)
W.L. Ervin (seal)

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I married the above named couple on the 2nd day of August 1885

Moses Gamble, J.P.


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