House  of  Lynn

1806 Marriage Bond for
Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks

Washington County Clerk's Office
Washington County, Kentucky


2007 Forrest Ladd ~ Used by Permission



Know all men by these presents that we Thomas Lincoln and
Richard Berry   -      are held and firmly bound unto his
Excellency the Governor of Kentucky for the Just and full sum of
fifty pounds Current money to the payment of which well
and truly to be made to the said Governor and his successors
we bind our selves our heirs etc jointly and severally firmly
by these presents  Sealed with our seals and dated this 10th
day of June      1806.  The condition of the above
obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly
intended between the above bound Thomas Lincoln and
Nancy Hanks  ~  for which a license has issued
now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said
marriage then this obligation to be Void or else to remain
in full force & virtue in Law             Thomas Lincoln {Seal}
Witness                                        Richard Berry {Seal} 
  John H. Parrott                               Garden [Guardian]




House of Lynn
Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania