MARRIAGE BOND OF ARCH MCCOY AND MATTIE WEEMS

Ref: Scott County Courthouse Forest, Mississippi

Office of the Circuit Clerk

Marriage Book 2 & 3 Page 472

MARRIAGE BOND

THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI } Know all Men by these Presents:

SCOTT COUNTY }

That we Arch McCoy and R.J. McCoy of the county of Scott, and

State of Mississippi, are held and firmly bound unto the State of

Mississippi in the penal sum of TWO HUNDRED DOLARS, current money of

the United States of America, which payment, well and truly to be made

and performed, we and each of us, do hereby bind ourselves, our heirs,

executors, administrators and assigns, jointly and severally, firmly

by these presents.

WITNESS our hands and seals, this the 10th day of Jany A.D. 1887.

The condition of this Obligation is such, that whereas application

has this day been made to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County of

Scott, and State aforesaid, for the granting and issuing of License for

the Marriage of Arch McCoy and Miss Mattie Weems. Now, therefore, if

there be no lawful cause to obstruct the marriage for which this License

is granted, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full

force and effect.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered in the presence of

Arch McCoy

R.J. McCoy

J.G. Blackwell Clerk

 

THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI}

SCOTT COUNTY }

To any Regularly Authorized Minister of the Gospel, Judge, Member

of the Board of Supervisors, or any Acting Justice of the Peace for said

County -- GREETING:

You, or either of you, are hereby authorized to solemnize

the RITE OF MATRIMONY between ARCH MCCOY

and MATTIE WEEMS and join them together as man

and wife in the holy state of wedlock; your official

certificate whereof you are to return, together with

this License, into the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court

of said County, within the time prescribed by law.

WITNESS my hand and seal of the said

Circuit Court of said County,

this the 10th day of Jany A.D. 1887

J.G. Blackwell Clerk

IN VIRTUE OF THE ABOVE LICENSE, the Rite of Matrimony between

Arch McCoy and Miss Mattie Weems was duly celebrated by me on the

10th day of January 1887.

O.H.P. Smythe

Note attached to page 472, handwritten by H.B. McCoy:

Jan 8, 1887

To the Clerk of Scott Co, Miss, let Arch McCoy have ligon and oblige

H.B. McCoy

 

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