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Misc. Montgomery Co., NC Marriage Records Transcribed

Below are many Marriages that I have collected from the Montgomery County, N.C. Office of Register of Deeds.  I hope that these may help someone as they have helped me.  These are transcriptions and some of the copies are faint and hard to read.  I was not aware of how faint some were until I had returned home.  I will do my best in transcribing them but would appreciate if anyone might know of a correction, to please contact me.   Please remember that this is a work in progress and please check back often as I will be updating this page as time permits.  I have many, many marriage records. To contact me please send email to pastseeker@nc.rr.com

James BELL to Sarah A. TOLBERT

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office of Register of Deeds.  May 31st, 1875.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace of said County:  J.C. COYER having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of James BELL of Montgomery, aged 33 years, color white, the son of Wiley BELL and Jane BELL, the father now living, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery. And Sarah A. TOLBERT of Montgomery aged 30 years, color white, daughter of UNKNOWN and Judah TOLBERT, the father Unknown, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  I, L. DENNIS, a J.P. united in matrimony James BELL and Sarah TOLBERT the parties licensed above, on the 31st day of May, 1875 at W.S. BELLS Residence in Uwharrie Township, in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage: L. DENNIS, J.P., R. C. BELL, (unreadable name), Jessie (sp) SMITHERMAN.

James ALRED to Henrietta A. RUSH

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office Register of Deeds, Dec. 11, 1875. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace of said County:  R.E. HARRIS having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of James ALRED of Richmond, aged 22 years, color white, the son of Isaac ALRED and Eliza (her name is very faint, appears to be Eliza) ALRED. And Henrietta A. RUSH of Montgomery aged 28 years, color white, daughter of (unreadable) and (unreadable), the father (unreadable) the mother living, resident of Montgomery County.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  W. BOSTICK, a Minister of Gospel united in matrimony Henrietta A. RUSH and James J. ALRED, the parties licensed above, on the 16th day of Dec 1878 at A.F. RUSHs in Rock Springs Township, in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage: A.? BLALOCk of Montgomery Co., L. T. MCRAE of Richmond Co., Allen McLemmon (sp) of Montgomery Co.

Seth ANDREWS to Sarah THOMPSON

North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office of Register of Deeds.  January 6, A.D. 1875.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County:  James CAMPBELL having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Seth ANDREWS of Montgomery Co, aged 25 years, color white, the son of Edmund ANDREWS and Love ANDREWS, the father now living, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery, And Sarah THOMPSON of Montgomery, aged 20 years, color white, daughter of Wm. THOMPSON and Susan THOMPSON, the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery County.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  P.H. SUGGS, a Baptist Minister united in matrimony Seth ANDREWS and Sarah THOMPSON, the parties licensed above, on teh 8 day of January, 1875 at William THOMPSON's Residence in (unreadable) Township, in said County, according to law. *Witnesses Present At The Marriage: P. H. SUGGS, James CAMPBELL, Haywood CAMPBELL, Mary J. CAMPBELL.

Henry CROUCH to Martha BALLARD

North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office of Register of Deeds. March 9, A.D. 1875.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County:  Henry CROUCH having applied to me for a License for the Marriage of Henry CROUCH of Montgomery Co., aged 26 years, color, white, the son of John CROUCH and Sarah CROUCH, the father now dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co., AND Martha BALLARD of Montgomery aged 22 years, color, white, daughter of John BALLARD and Catharine BALLARD, the father now living, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, (Blank County.)  I, Thos. C. INGRAM, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony Henry CROUCH and Martha BALLARD, the parties licensed, Above, on the 11th (hard to read if this is an 11 or a 12) day of March, 1872, at Eldorado in Pee Dee Township, in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present At Marriage: T.C. INGRAM, J.P., A. W. ROBINSON, F. J. INGRAM, Taylor CROUCH.

Hartwell L. POOL to Sarah J. HARRIS

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office Register of Deeds.  May 6th, 1875.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace of said County: J.C. BRUTON having applied to me for a LICENSE for the MARRIAGE of Hartwell L. POOL of Montgomery, aged 25 years, color white, the son of Miles POOL and Charity POOL, the father now dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery AND Sarah J. HARRIS of Montgomery aged 18 years, color white, daughter of Taylor HARRIS and Eliza J. HARRIS, the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  I, J.G. SKINNER a Justice of the Peace united in matrimony Hartwell L. POOL and Sarah J. HARRIS the parties licensed above, on the 6th day of May, 1875 at Taylor Harris in Cheeks Creek Township in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage: J.G. SKINNER, J.P, Duncan PARSONS of Montgomery County, Austin HARRIS of Montgomery County, Calvin WHITE of Montgomery County.

Wm. A. RUSSELL to Arminda A. HENDERSON

North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office of Register of Deeds.  February 1, A.D. 1875.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County:  J.W. REEVES having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Wm. A. RUSSELL of Montgomery Co. aged 21 years, color white, the son of Emanuel RUSSELL and Elizabeth RUSSELL, the father now living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co. AND Arminda A. HENDERSON of Montgomery Co. aged 19 years, color white, daughter of Louis HENDERSON and Eliza HENDERSON, the father living the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  I, J.W. REEVES, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony William A. RUSSELL and Arminda A. HENDERSON, the parties licensed above, on the 25th day of Feb 1875, at Louis HENDERSONs in Eldorado Townshi, in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present At The Marriage: J.W. REEVES, J.P. (unreadable first name) THAYER, L.W. HENDERSON, E.J. COGGIN.

William RUSSELL to Martha RUSSELL

(Top portion unreadable) State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  I, A.S. HARRIS, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony William RUSSELL and Martha the parties licensed above, on the 23 day of Dec 1875 at Wilson RUSSELL in Eldorado Township, in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage:  A.S. HARRIS, J.P., G. H. MORGAN,N.M. THAYER, W.S. HARRIS.  (NOTE) Martha RUSSELL's parents are readable on the top portion of license, they are: Wison and Eliza RUSSELL, the father living, the mother living, residents of Montgomery County.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.

Alexander SANDERS to Mollie COGGINS

North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office of Register of Deeds.  Febuary 22nd, A.D. 1875.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County:  Alexander Sanders having applied to me for a License for the Marriage of Alexander SANDERS of Randolph County, aged 23 years, color, black, the son of Chesley SANDERS and Martha SANDERS, the fatehr now living, the mother dead, resident of Randolph Co., AND Mollie COGGINS of Montgomery Co, aged 21 years, color, black, daughter of Unknown and Zella COGGINS, the father (blank) the mother living, resident of Montgomery County.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  I, S.S. HARRIS, a Justice of the Peace, united in matrimony Alx SANDERS and Mollie COGGINS, the parties licensed above, on the 18 day of March 1875 at Agsissa (sp) COGGINS in Eldorado Township in said County, according to law. *Witnesses Present At The Marriage:  Margaret (her X Mark) HENDERSON of Eldorado TP, Sophia (her X mark) WALKER of Do, Roxana X (her mark) WALKER of Do.  S.S. HARRIS, J.P.

Asbury MORRIS to Ella TAYLOR

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office Register of Deeds, July 1, 1879. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, or any Justice of the Peace of said County: W.S. CRANFORD having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Asbury MORRIS of Montgomery County, aged 19 years, color white, the son of Sampson MORRIS and Mary MORRIS the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery, And Ella TAYLOR of Montgomery aged 19 years, color white, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, the father Unknown, the mother dead, resident of Cumberland Co. P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, John C. MORRIS a Justice of the Peace united in matrimony Asbery MORRIS and Ella TAYLOR, the parties licensed above, on the 3rd day of July 1879, at J.C. SAUNDERS in Uwharrie Township, in said County, according to law. *Witnesses Present at Marriage: J.C. MORRIS, J. M. MORRIS, of Montgomery, William MARTON of Montgomery, Ed MULLINIX of Montgomery.

Wesley B. MORRIS to S. Emma Macon

State of North Carolina, Montgomery COUNTY.  Office of Register of Deeds.  August 28th, 1885.  To any of Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination or any Justice Of the Peace of said County:  W.B. MORRIS having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Wesley B. MORRIS of Montgomery COUNTY, aged 21 years, color white, the son of John MORRIS and Adaline MORRIS, the father now living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery County And S. Emma MACON of Montgomery County aged 18 years, color white, daughter of Isaac MACON and Jane MACON the father dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery County.  J.M. DEATON.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  I, James JORDAN, a Baptist Minister united in matrimony Wesley B. MORRIS and S. Emma MACON, the parties licensed above, on the 31 day of August, 1885, in the Big Road near Mt. Carmell in Troy Township, in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses present at Marriage:  James JORDAN, B.M., J. A. MORRIS of Carmel, S.C. MASK, R.C. COGBURN.

R.E. HARRIS to Mollie LUTHER

State of North Carolina, Montgomery COUNTY.  Office Register of Deeds, December 20, 1877.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, or any Justice of the Peace of said County:  Robert T. RUSH having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of R.E. HARRIS of Montgomery, aged 25 years, color white, the son of David HARRIS and Abigail HARRIS, the father now living the mother living, resident of Montgomery And Mollie LUTHER of Montgomery, aged 19 years, color white, daughter of Jeremiah LUTHER and Anna LUTHER, the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, (Blank) County.  I, W.M. BOSTICK a Minister of the Baptist (unreadable) united in matrimony R.E. HARRIS and Mollie LUTHER, the parties licensed above, on the 23 day of Dec, 1877, at residence of Luthers, in Jenkin Township in said County, according to law. *Witnesses Present at Marriage:  W.M. BOSTICk, J.R. Luther, of Montgomery, R.T. RUSH, of Montgomery, W.W. HAILEY of Montgomery.

J.C. ELLIOT to Emily SAUNDERS

State of North Carolina, Montgomery COUNTY.  Office of Register of Deeds.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination or any Justice of the Peace of said County:  A.S. HARRIS having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of J.C. ELLIOTT of Montgomery County, aged 24 years, color white, the son of Isaac ELLIOTT and Polly ELLIOT the father now dead, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery And Emily SAUNDERS of Montgomery, aged 25 years, color white, daughter of P.C. SAUNDERS and Caa Ann SAUNDERS the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery COUNTY.  I, A.S. HARRIS, a Justice of the Peace united in matrimony J.C. ELLIOT and Emily SAUNDERS the parties licensed above, on the 28th day of October 1877 at A.S. HARRIS in Elderado Township in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage:  A.S. HARRIS, J.P., N.M. THAYER, (rest if unreadable).

Postelle TOLBERT to Margaret KEITH

State of North Carolina, Montgomery COUNTY.  Office Register of Deeds, October 2, 1878.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, or any Justice of the Peace of said County:  W.G. CHANDLER having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Postelle TOLBERT of Davidson, aged 19 years, color white, the son of Dock TOLBERT and Mary TOLBERT, the father now dead, the mother living, resident of Davidson Co.  And Margaret KEITH of Montgomery aged 23 years, color white, daughter of Simon KEITH and Lavina KEITH the father dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery.  P.H.  MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  I, Wm. MCALLISTER, a Justice of the Peace united in matrimony, Postell TOLBERT and Maraget KEITH the parties licensed above on the 4th day of October 1878, at Milledgesville, Montgomery County, in Eldorado Township, Township in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage: Wm. MCALLISTER, J.P, John SNOTHERLEY of Milledgesville, Unreadable.

Whitson TOLBERT to Clarinda RAGSDALE

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  Office Register of Deeds, January 12, 1877.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination or any Justice of the Peace of said County:  Yancey VUNCANNON having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Whitson TOLBERT of Montgomery, aged 50 years, color white, the son of William TOLBERT and (blank) TOLBERT, the father now living, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery, And Clarinda RAGSDALE of Montgomery aged 35 years, color white, daughter of Green HARDISTER and Peggy HARDISTER, the father dead, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery Co.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery County.  January the 18th 1877, Montgomery County.  I, James REYNOLDS a Justice of the Peace united in matrimony Whitson TOLBERT and Clarinda RAGSDAL the parties licensed above, on the 18 day of January 1877 at Wm. Bromws in said county in Ophir Township in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage: James REYNOLDS, J.P., William BROWN of Montgomery, Harris SANDERS of Montgomery, W.R. SANDERS of Montgomery.

Angus POOL to Juda SANDERS

State of North Carolina, Montgomery COUNTY. Office of Register of Deeds.  November 24, 1877.  To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, or any Justice of the Peace of said County:  Angus POOL having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Angus POOL of Montgomery aged 23 years, color white, the son of Miles POOL and Charity POOL, the father now dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery And Juda SANDERS of Montgomery aged 18 years, white, daughter of Aaron SANDERS and Nancy SANDERS, the father dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery.  P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds.  State of North Carolina, Montgomery COUNTY.  I, C.J. BRUTON, a J.P. united in matrimony Angus POOL and Judy SANDERS the parties licensed above, on the 25 day of November, 1877 at Martin MEDANIE (sp) in Cheeks Creeks Township Township in said County, according to law.  *Witnesses Present at Marriage:  C.J. BRUTON, J.P., John BOYD, Ralph MASON, Elisabeth WOOLEY.

William USSERY  to Eliza HUTCHISON Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office of Register of Deeds, February 25th, 1874. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination or any Justice of the Peace of said county: William USSERY having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of William USSERY of Montgomery, aged 23 years color white, the son of James USSERY and Mary A, USSERY the father now living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery And Eliza HUTCHISON of Montgomery aged 21 years, color white, daughter of John W. HUTCHISON and Martha (Jane is crossed out)  HUTCHISON, the father dead, the mother dead, resident of  Montgomery. And there being no legal impediment to such marriage known to me, you are hereby authorized, at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed marriage at any place within the said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such marriage to return this License to me, at my office, with your signature, subscribed to the certificate under this License, and with the blanks therein filled according to the facts, under penalty of forfeiting two hundred dollars to the use of any person who shall sue for the same. Register of Deeds: P.H. MORRIS State of North Carolina, Richmond County. I, T.A. BOONE, a Minister in M.E. Church South united in matrimony J.W. USSERY and Eliza A. HUTCHISON the parties licensed above on the 7 day of March 1874, at Jessie A. BALDWINS (unreadable) in Richmond County in Steeles Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At Marriage: Thomas A. BOONE, J.A. BALDWIN of Steeles Township, A.J. BOWDEN of Steeles Township.

Wm. L. USSERY to Eliza Ann BOYD Marriage

NORTH CAROLINA, Montgomery County. Office of Register of Deeds, February 11, A.D. 1875. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County: John BOYD having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Wm. L. USSERY of Montgomery County, aged 24 years, color white, the son of Hiram USSERY and Catharine USSERY, the father now dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co. And Eliza Ann BOYD of Montgomery aged 21 years, color white, daughter of Robert BOYD and Adaline BOYD, the father dead, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co. And there being no legal impediment to such Marriage known to me, you are authorized, at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed Marriage at any place within the said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such Marriage, to return this License to me, at my office, with your signature subscribed to the Certificate under this License, and with THE BLANKS THEREIN FILLED ACCORDING TO THE FACTS, under the penalty of forfeiting TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS to the use of any person who shall sue for the same. Register of Deeds: P. H. MORRIS. STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Montgomery County, I, J.G. SKINNER, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony Wm. L. USSERY and Eliza Ann BOYD, the parties Licensed above, on the 13 day of February 1875, at Adaline Boys in Cheeks Creek Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At The Marriage: J.G. SKINNER, C.G. CELLIS of Montgomery Co., Henry MEACHUM of Montgomery Co., James MEACHUM of Montgomery Co.

E.D. SHEPHERD To Nancy USSERY Marriage

North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office of Register of Deeds, November 21, A.D. 1874. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County: E.D. SHEPHERD having applied to me for a License for the Marriage of E.D. SHEPHERD of Montgomery County, aged 25 years, color white, the son of Wilson SHEPHERD and Emeline SHEPHERD, the father now living, the mother living, resident of Richmond Co.,  And  Nancy USSERY of Montgomery aged 21 years, color white, daughter of James USSERY and Mary USSERY, the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery. And there being no legal impediment to such marriage known to me, you are authorized, at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed Marriage at any place within the said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such Marriage, to return this License to me, at my office, with your signature subscribed to the Certificate under this License, and with THE BLANKS THEREIN FILLED ACCORDING TO THE FACTS, under penalty of forfeiting TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS to the use of any person who shall sue for the same. Register of Deeds: P.H. MORRIS. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, J.G. SKINNER, a Justice Peace untied in Matrimony E.D.  SHEPHERD and Nancy USSERY, the parties Licensed above, on the 21 day of December 1874 at James USSERY in Cheeks Creek Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At The Marriage: J.G. SKINNER, J.W. SKINNER of Montgomery Co., M.B. LASSITER of Montgomery Co., John THOMPSON of Montgomery Co.

Franklin SINGLETON To Ann Eliza USSERY Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office of the Register of Deeds, October 2nd, 1872. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination Or any Justice of the Peace for said County: Taylor BLAKE having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Franklin SINGLETON of Montgomery Co., aged 23  (appears to be, paper is torn) color white, the son of Tillman SINGLETON and Fanny SINGLETON, the father now living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co. And Ann Eliza USSERY of Montgomery Co., aged 23 years, color white, daughter of George USSERY and Nancy USSERY the father living,  the mother dead, resident of Richmond Co., N.C. And there being no legal impediment to such marriage known to me, you are hereby authorized at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed Marriage at any place within the said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such marriage to return this License to me, at my office with your signature subscribed to the certificate under this License, and with the blanks therein filled according to the facts, under penalty of forfeiting two hundred dollars to the use of any person who shall sue for the same. Register of Deeds: P.H. MORRIS State of North Carolina, _______ County. I, J.G. SKINNER, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony Franklin SINGLETON and Ann Eliza USSERY the partied licensed above, on the 3 day of Oct., 1879, at Taylor BLAKES in Cheeks Creek Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At Marriage: J.G. SKINNER, Lecky (sp) BLAKE of Cheeks Creek, Taylor BLAKE, Eliza (unreadable).

Frank RICHARDSON To Mary USSERY Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office of Register of Deeds, January 13, A.D. 1875. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination Or any Justice of the Peace for said County: Green HOGAN having applied to me for a License for the Marriage of Frank RICHARDSON of Richmond County, aged 22 years, color white, the son of J.B. RICHARDSON and Viney RICHARDSON, the father now dead, the mother living, resident of Richmond And Mary USSERY of Montgomery aged 18 years, color white, daughter of Miles USSERY and Eliza USSERY, the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery Co. And there being no legal impediment to such Marriage known to me, you are authorized, at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed Marriage at any place within said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such Marriage, to return this License to me, at my office, with your signature subscribed to the Certificate under this License, and with THE BLANKS THEREIN FILLED ACCORDING TO THE FACTS, under penalty of forfeiting TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS to the use of any person who shall sue for same. Register of Deeds: P.H. MORRIS. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, J.G. SKINNER, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony Frank RICHARDSON and Mary USSERY, the parties Licensed above, on the 14 day of January 1875, at Miles USSERY in Cheeks Creek Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At The Marriage: J.G. SKINNER, J.P., Robert BOLES, William USSERY, Green HOGAN.

John MCLEOD To Martha MOORE Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office of the Register of Deeds, No date listed. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County: John MLEODhaving applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of John MLEOD of Montgomery, aged 23 years, the father now dead, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery County And Martha MOORE of Montgomery, aged 26 years, color white, daughter of George MOORE and Milla MOORE, the father dead, the mother dead, resident of Moore County. And there being no legal impediment to such marriage known to me, you are hereby authorized, at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed Marriage at any place within the said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such marriage to return this License to me, at my office with your signature subscribed to the certificate under this License, and with the blanks therein filled according to the facts, under penalty of forfeiting two hundred dollars to the use of any person who shall sue for the same. P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, Daniel MCAULAY, J.P., a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony John MLEOD and Martha MOORE the parties licensed above, on the 8 day of October, 1872 at _____ in Hollingsworth Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At Marriage: Daniel MCAULAY, J.P., E.A. MCCASKILL of Montgomery Co., Malcom MCCASKILL of Montgomery Co., J.C. NORTHCUTT of Montgomery Co.

Thomas W. HALL To Sarah LUTHER Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. TO ANY Regular Minister of the Gospel having the cure of souls, of whatever Denomination; Or to any justice of the Peace of said County: You, or any of you, are hereby authorized and empowered To Celebrate and solemnize the Rites of Matrimony between Thomas W. HALL, son of William HALL and Annie HALL AND Sarah LUTHER, daughter of Jacob LUTHER and Betsann LUTHER And join them together as Man and Wife. Witness P.H. MORRIS Register of Deeds for said County, at Office in Troy, the 25th day of November 1868, and in the 93rd year of our Independence. P.H. MORRIS, Register. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. THIS CERTIFIES THAT T.W. HALL, son of William HALL and Annie HALL, and Sarah LUTHER, daughter of Jacob LUTHER and Betsann LUTHER were, by me, united in the Bonds of Matrimony, on the 26th day of November A.D. 1868, conformably to the Ordinance of God and the Laws of the State. P.C. CALLCUTT, J.P.

C.W. LUTHER To A.E. TYSON Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. To any regular Minister of the Gospel or Justice of the Peace of said County: You or any of you are hereby authorized and licensed to celebrate and solemnize the rites of Matrimony Between C.W. LUTHER, son of Jeremiah LUTHER and Mary A. LUTHER And A.E. TYSON, daughter of Green D. TYSON and Nancy TYSON of said County and join them together as man and wife. Witness P.H. MORRIS Register of Deeds for said County at Office in Troy the 24th day of January A.D. 1872. P.H. MORRIS, Register. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, W.M. BOSTICK hereby certify that I solemnized the Rites of Matrimony between C.W. LUTHER and A.E. TYSON on the 1st day of Feb. A.D. 1872. W.M. BOSTICK, Minister of the Gospel.

Paul CHRISTIAN To Laura BOWDEN Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office of the Register of Deeds, December 25th, 1872. Paul CHRISTIAN having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of Paul CHRISTIAN of Montgomery County, aged 22 years, color colored, the son of Dennis CHRISTIAN and Olif CHRISTIAN the father now living, the mother now dead, resident of Montgomery County And Laura BOWDEN of Montgomery, aged 18 years, color colored, daughter of Richmond BOWDEN and Lina BOWDEN the father dead, the mother dead, resident of Montgomery. And there being no legal impediment to such marriage known to me, you are hereby authorized at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed Marriage at any place within the said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such marriage to return this License to me, at my office with your signature subscribed to the certificate under this License, and with the blanks therein filled according to the facts, under penalty of forfeiting two hundred dollars to the use of any person who shall sue for same. Register of Deeds: P.H. MORRIS. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, Jas. HAYWOOD, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony Paul CHRISTIAN and Lara BOWDEN the parties licensed above on the 26 day of December 1872 at Troy Montgomery in Cheeks Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At Marriage: Jas. HAYWOOD, J.P., Sary A. HAYWOOD of Montgomery, Melvina HAYWOOD of Montgomery, Wincy J. HAYWOOD of Montgomery.

Willis BRADLEY  To Juda Ann BATTEN Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. To any ordained minister of any religious denomination, or any Justice of the Peace of said County: Jefferson EWING having applied to me for a license for the marriage of Willis BRADLEY Co. of Montgomery County, aged 20 son of not known as to father and Clary BATTEN living of Richmond County And Juda Ann BATTEN col. Of Montgomery County aged 19 daughter of Ephraim BATTEN living, residence unknown and Sucky BATTEN living of Montgomery County. And there being no legal impediment to such marriage known to me, you are hereby authorized at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed marriage, at any place within the said county. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such marriage, to return this license to me, at my office, with your signature subscribed to the certificate under this license, and with the blanks therein filled according to the facts, under penalty of forfeiting two hundred dollars to the use of any person who shall sue for the same. Issued this 7th day of September (August if crossed out) 1872. Register of Deeds: P.H. MORRIS. Certificate I _______ united in matrimony the parties licensed above on the 8 day of September, 1872 at the house of Close by T. MARTINS old store howse in said county of Montgomery, according to law. Jas. HAYWOOD, J.P. Witnesses: W.G. CRAFORT, Elivn JAREL(sp).

S.S. BALLARD To Mary P. ROBINSON Marriage

State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. To any regular Minister of the Gospel or Justice of the Peace of  said County: You or any of you are hereby authorized and licensed to celebrate and solemnize the Rites of Matrimony between S.S. BALLARD, son of Spencer BALLARD and Sallie BALLARD And Mary P. ROBINSON, daughter of L. ROBINSON and Nancy ROBINSON of said County and join them together as man and wife. Witness P.H. MORRIS Register of Deeds for said County at Office in Troy the 4th day of January A.D. 1872. P.H. Morris, Register. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, Jno. W. DUNN, do hereby certify that I solemnized the Rites of Matrimony between S.S. BALLARD and Mary ROBINSON on the 4th day of January A.D. 1872. Eld J.W. DUNN.

Clark BALLARD To Martha E. MULINIX Marriage

North Carolina, Montgomery County. Office of Register of Deeds, November 24, A.D. 1874. To any Ordained Minister of any Religious Denomination, Or any Justice of the Peace for said County: Nathan CRANFORD having applied to me for a License for the Marriage of Clark BALLARD of Richmond County, aged 23 years, color white, the son of Isiah BALLARD and Laura BALLARD, the father now living, the mother living, resident of Richmond County AND Martha E. MULINIX of Montgomery County, aged 25 years, color white, daughter of Jesse MULINIX and Liney MULINIX, the father living, the mother living, resident of Montgomery County. And there being no legal impediment to such Marriage known to me, you are authorized, at any time within one year from the date hereof, to celebrate the proposed Marriage at any place within the said County. You are required within two months after you shall have celebrated such marriage, to return this License to me, at my office, with your signature subscribed to the Certificate under this License, and with THE BLANKS THEREIN FILLED ACCORDING TO THE FACTS, under penalty of forfeiting TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS to the use of any person who shall sue for same. P.H. MORRIS, Register of Deeds. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County. I, A. S. HARRIS, a Justice of the Peace united in Matrimony Clark BALLARD and Martha E. MULINIX, the parties Licensed above on the 26 day of Nov 1874, at The Residence of Jesse MULINIX in Uwharrie Township, in said County, according to law. Witnesses Present At The Marriage: A.S. HARRIS, J.P., J.? SAUNDERS, A.H. SAUNDERS, Jr., Frank SCARBOROUGH.

To Be Continued....

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