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Marriage Bond for Daniel McAninch and Dorcas Burks

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: 8 Jan 1822
Location: Mercer County, Kentuckymap
Surnames/tags: McAninch Burks
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Facsimile available at Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954, Mercer County Marriage Bonds, Loose papers, File 7 (1820-1824): Images 793-794.

Know all men by these presents that we Daniel McAninch and George Burks are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the penal sum of fifty pounds current money we bind our selves our heirs etc. jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 8th day of January 1822.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a lisence about to issue for a marriage intended to be solemnised between the above named Daniel and Dorcus Burks now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force and virtue.
Dan [his + mark] McAninch {Seal}
George Burks {Seal}
Thomas Allin, Jr., D.C.

On the reverse side is written:

Mercer Sct
George Burks this day made oath that the within named Dorcas Burks is twenty one years of age. Given under my hand this 8th of Juanuary 1822.
J. J. Allin, J.P.M.

Note: Thomas Allin Jr. was Mercer County Clerk and his brother John J. Allin, Justice of the Peace.

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