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William Clark and Sarah G. Sutton
Contributed by Frances Clark Cronin January 11, 2006



The State of Mississippi
Hinds County

Know all men by these presents that we Wm Clark and Wm. L. Akler are held and firmly bound unto A.G. Brown, Governor of the State of Mississippi and his successors in office, in the penal sum of One Hundred Dollars for the payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs we firmly by these presents. Singed and sealed the 19th day of June Anni Domini one thousand Eight hundred Forty-Six.
In condition of this obligation is such that whereas a marriage is intended, and license having issued from the Probate Clarks office of hinds Couty State aforesaid, to celebrate the rites of matrimony between the above bound Wm Clark and Sarah G. Sutton.  Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct the same, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed and sealed in the presence of Jo. W. Stewart, Clerk.

                                              Wm. Clark (SEAL)

                                              Wm. L. Aker)SEAL)

Note: The indenture made May 15, 1846 was made prior to this marriage protecting the rights of the children.  This was William's third marriage.



To any Judge, Minister or Justice lawfully authorized to solemnize the rites of Matrimony.
You are here licensed to celebrate the the rites of matrimony between William Clark and Sarah G. Sutton, and for so doing this shall be your warrant given under my hand seal of office this 19th day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred Forty

John W. Stewart, Clerk
Raymond, Miss.
White marriage License Reccord.      1836-1848            Pages 479-480


In virtue of a license from the clerk of said county, I have this day celebrated the rites of matrimony between William Clark and Sarah G, Sutton.
Given under my hand, this 21st day of June, 1846.

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