[APG Public List] I have really learned a lot about marriage bonds; was: Question about a marriage bond

MFP courthouseresearcher at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 19:47:38 MDT 2010


I did not see this posted so decided to send again. I want all who responded
to know how sincerely I appreciate the help! And the time that is so
valuable.

Mag Parker

On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 2:22 PM, MFP <courthouseresearcher at gmail.com> wrote:

> So very many answers to my question, and from each I have learned something
> more.
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> My sincere appreciation for the time and help of all who replied.
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Mag Parker
>
> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 12:34 PM, MFP <courthouseresearcher at gmail.com>wrote:
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>> A friend has a question about a marriage bond (posted below). I know
>> nothing about marriage bonds and am turning to this list for help. I will
>> send .pdf copy of the bond if needed.
>>
>>  TIA
>>
>>  Mag
>>
>>  Is there any significance to the amount on this marriage bond???  It
>> seems very unusual.  Samuel and Joseph were brothers.  Why do they have to
>> pay the state $1000 for a marriage bond?  Other marriage bonds that I copied
>> did not have this extra information attached.
>>
>>  "Samuel Taylor enters into bond with Joseph S. Taylor to the state of NC
>> for the sum of $1000.  Joseph S. Taylor made an application for marriage to
>> Jemima Walters.  The marriage was performed on 30 July, 1856 by Noah Mercer,
>> J.P."
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