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Marriage License of John White and Victoria Jones

State of North Carolina              Office of Register of Deeds,

Tyrrell County                            August 30th, 1887

To any Ordained Minister of Any Religious Denomination or any Justice of the Peace of said County:

I, Abner A. Combs having applied to me for a LICENSE for the Marriage of John White of Tyrrell Co., aged 23 years, color White, the son of Franklin White and Phebia White the father dead, the mother dead, resident of ________ And Victorine Jones of Tyrrell Co. aged 20 years, color White, daughter of Timothy S. Jones and Mandia Jones the father Living, the mother Living, resident of Gum Neck , Tyrrell Co., And the written consent of (Crossed out)

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.

W. H. H. Cooper

Register of Deeds

A.A. Combs, being duly sworn, says:  That the parties applying for license are of lawful age, and that so far as he is informed and believes, there is no lawful cause or impediment forbidding said marriage.  A. A. Combs

Witness:  W. H. H. Cooper, R.D.


Tyrrell County.

I, F. C. Patrick, a Justice of Peace united in Matrimony John White and Victorine Jones the parties licensed above, on the 31st day of august, 1887 at Timothy S. Jones in Gum Neck Township, in said County, according to law. F.C. Patrick, J.P.

Witnesses present at Marriage:

B. F. Swindell of Gum Neck

J. A. Langley of __________

J. R. Spence of __________

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