A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for William DINWIDDIE/Martha MCCONNELL
From Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954
, index and images, image 533 of 670; citing Madison County Courthouse, Richmond [transcript]: Know all men by these presents, that we William Dunwooddie (sic
, the signature is clearly Dinwiddie) and William McConnell are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency James Garrard, esquire, governor of Kentucky and his successors, in the full and just sum of Fifty Pounds current money, to the payment of which well and truly to be made to our said governor and his successors, we and each of us bind ourselves, and every of our heirs, executors, and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated this 30th day of August 1802.
The condition of this obligation is, that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound William Dunwooddie and Martha McConnell of the county of Bourbon
Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then this obligation shall be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
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